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Simmo, Murph headline 2018 milestones

Murphy, Blues on mission in QLD Marc Murphy spoke to Carlton Media as the boys have their first training session in Queensland.

SATURDAY 30 June, Round 15 v Port Adelaide at the ‘G – ‘Baggers, you won’t want to miss this game!

Carlton captain Marc Murphy and vice-captain Kade Simpson could both be celebrating very special milestones at the home of footy this season.

The skipper looks set to play his 250th game, while ‘Simmo’, who currently sits on 286 games, is likely to record his 300th match in the navy blue.

Teammates since 2006, Marc Murphy and Kade Simpson could play their big milestone games together in 2018. (Photo: Carlton Media)

It’s a big year for player milestones, with a number of other players notching up their 50th, 100th and 150th games.

Forward-turned-defender Liam Jones looks likely to crack through the 100-game barrier, as could fellow backman Sam Rowe.

Matthew Wright, who arrived at the Club from Adelaide on 94 games, could play his 150th AFL match in Round 13 against Fremantle, while Levi Casboult is on track to record his 100th game in Round 6 against the Bulldogs.

Three members of the 2015 draft class could hit the 50-game mark, with Jacob Weitering on 42 games, Jack Silvagni on 28 and Charlie Curnow on 27. 

Potential player milestones in 2018:

Andrew Phillips ­– 50 games (currently on 31)

Jacob Weitering – 50 games (42)

Jack Silvagni – 50 games (28)

Charlie Curnow - 50 games (27)

Jed Lamb - 50 games (48)

Darcy Lang - 50 games (44)

Nick Graham – 50 games (38)

Liam Jones – 100 games (95)

Cam O'Shea - 100 games (81)

Aaron Mullett - 100 games (85)

Levi Casboult – 100 games (94)

Sam Rowe – 100 games (82)

Matthew Lobbe - 100 games (92)

Matthew Wright – 150 games (138)

Marc Murphy – 250 games (236)

Kade Simpson – 300 games (286)