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The latest on the baby Blues

First-year players camp - Tasmania Get an inside look at the first-year players camp to Tasmania last weekend.

AFL.com.au's Howard Kotton takes a look at how Carlton's draftees are handling their first pre-season:

Jacob Weitering: Has impressed with his professionalism and willingness to learn since arriving at the club. Has taken part in full training and slotted in well with his new teammates. 

@jacobweitering23 on the track today. #BoundByBlue

A photo posted by Carlton Football Club (@carlton_fc) on Jan 12, 2016 at 9:14pm PST

 

Harry McKay: Cuts a powerful figure and has become bigger and stronger since arriving at Ikon Park. Has impressed with his running ability for a big forward and the Blues are prepared to give him plenty of time to develop.

Charlie Curnow: Powerful athlete who has taken recent off-field hiccup in his stride and performed well in the club’s 2km time trial, finishing third in the event won by his brother Ed. The Curnows have been fiercely competitive on the track.

David Cuningham: Training with the midfield group and standing out with his elite running capacity and leg speed. Hard worker who has become stronger in the upper body.

Jack Silvagni: Has put on a few kilograms, although training has been restricted as he recovers from shoulder surgery. Fan favourite should be in full training within a month. 

A kitted-up @jacksilvagni #BoundByBlue

A photo posted by Carlton Football Club (@carlton_fc) on Jan 15, 2016 at 12:03am PST

 

ROOKIES

Jesse Glass-McCasker: Key defender who has spent time on the track and away from the club with veteran Michael Jamison. Impressed with his work ethic and willingness to learn.

Andrew Gallucci: Cheeky small forward has been a welcome addition, being a lively character around the place. Has impressed with his leg speed.

Matt Korcheck: The American is improving his skills and the Blues have been careful not to overload his training. Ruckwork and marking showing positive signs and kicking a work in progress. - Howard Kotton