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On The Rise - Levi Casboult

We caught up with Carlton forward-line coach Brad Green to find out more about the emergence of the big man in Season 2014.

2:43pm  Jul 22, 2014

Carlton Injury Update

Carlton will be without Andrejs Everitt for the next month after the 25-year-old injured his knee in Friday night’s win over North Melbourne.

1:56pm  Jul 22, 2014

Multicultural Round Guard of Honour

To help celebrate the AFL's Multicultural Round, 50 international students formed a guard of honour for Carlton players before Friday night’s win over North Melbourne.

1:32pm  Jul 22, 2014

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Andrew McKay, GM – Football Operations

Andrew McKay is a veteran of 244 Carlton games, and now heads up the Club’s football department.

McKay played for the Blues between 1993 and 2003, including in the 1995 premiership side. He is a four time All-Australian, and won Carlton’s Best & Fairest in 2003.

McKay’s impressive record includes being inducted into Carlton’s Hall of Fame in 2001, and the South Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2007.

After retiring from football McKay practiced as a veterinarian, and has served on the AFL’s Match Review Panel and the Laws of the Game Committee.

Michael Malthouse, Senior Coach

Michael “Mick” Malthouse has a long and distinguished record as an AFL player and coach.

As a player, Malthouse ran out 121-times for Richmond and 53-times for St Kilda. He also played in Richmond’s 1980 premiership side.

As a coach, by the end of season 2013 Malthouse had been at the helm of 688 games, placing him second only behind Jock McHale for most games coached in VFL/AFL history. Malthouse could break McHale’s record if Carlton makes the finals in 2014.

Malthouse’s impressive record includes:

- Three time premiership coach (West Coast 1992 & 1994 and Collingwood 2010)
- First coach in VFL/AFL history to have coached four separate clubs in finals
- Equal to Jock McHale’s record of 27 finals wins
- All Australian coach 1991, 2010
- Australian International Rules coach 2008, 2010

Robert Wiley, Director of Development & Coaching

Rob Wiley is a veteran of 292 WANFL/VFL games. He was a teammate of Mick Malthouse at Richmond and the pair played together in the 1980 premiership.

An eight-time Perth club Best & Fairest winner, Wiley has tremendous coaching and development experience. He has previously worked as an assistant coach under Mick Malthouse at West Coast, was the State of Origin coach for WA in 1998, and has plenty of experience working in junior football in Western Australia.

Dean Laidley, Assistant Coach – Midfield

Dean Laidley joined Carlton’s coaching panel in October 2013. He brings extensive experience to the role, having spent seven years as the senior coach of North Melbourne, where he took the club to a preliminary final in 2007.

Prior to coming to Carlton, Laidley was an assistant midfield coach at St Kilda and had also worked as assistant at Port Adelaide.

Laidley’s playing career spanned 151 games, including 52 games at West Coast from 1987-92, and 99 games at North Melbourne from 1993-97. He played in the Kangaroos 1996 premiership.

John Barker, Assistant Coach – Back Line

John Barker joined Carlton as an Assistant Coach in 2011. Previously concentrating on the Blues’ forward line, in 2014 Barker will move to the new role of Back Line Coach.

Barker has an impressive record as a player and coach. He played 167 games for Fitzroy/Brisbane and Hawthorn, and was Hawthorn’s leading goal-kicker in 2001.

After retiring at the end of 2006, Barker turned his hand to coaching. He has previously worked as an assistant coach at Hawthorn and St Kilda.

Brad Green, Assistant Coach – Forward Line

After a distinguished 254-game career with Melbourne, Brad Green joined the Blues as a development coach ahead of season 2013. He takes on the new role of Forward Line Coach for the 2014 season.

Green’s career highlights include playing in nine finals (including a grand final) and winning Melbourne’s Best & Fairest in 2011. Green captained the Demons in 2011 and in that same year was also the captain of Australia’s International Rules team for the series against Ireland.

Mathew Capuano, Development Coach

Mathew Capuano played in two premierships during his 107-game AFL career with North Melbourne and St Kilda.

2014 will be his sixth season at Carlton and he will once again combine his Development Coach duties with the specialist ruck coach role.

Michael Osborne, Development Coach

Michael Osborne joined Carlton’s coaching ranks after retiring from AFL at the end of the 2013 season.

Osborne’s playing record includes 168 games for Hawthorn over 13 seasons since 2001. He played in the Hawks’ 2008 premiership and also represented Australia in the 2008 International Rules Series.

In the VFL, Osborne played in two premierships for the Box Hill Hawks, in 2001 and 2013.

Luke Webster, VFL & Development Coach

Luke Webster joined Carlton in 2011, after injury ended his 33-game career at Fremantle.

As a junior, Webster captained the Western Australian Under 18s team in the 2000 national championships, and played for the East Perth Football Club in the WAFL. He also played in the WAFL representative side in 2003, 2009 and 2010.

In 2014, Webster will continue in his role as a Development Coach and will also be the senior coach of Carlton’s VFL affiliate the Northern Blues.