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Bird breaks record

Bret Thornton will become the games record holder for guernsey number 32 at Carlton when he runs out for the Round 18 match against Richmond at the MCG.

2:40pm  Jul 27, 2012

Thornton signs for another year

Bret Thornton has re-signed with the Carlton Football Club for one year following a career defining season with the Blues.

2:19pm  Oct 13, 2011

Thornton signs for another year

Bret Thornton has resigned with the Carlton Football Club for one year following a career defining season with the Blues.

2:13pm  Oct 13, 2011

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Bret
Thornton

Height
192 cm
DOB
15-11-1983
Weight
94 kg
Debut
-
Games
189
Goals
30
BretThornton

Player Bio

After a disappointing finish to 2010, he rejuvenated his career in 2011 as a tall player capable of playing at both ends. Performed well as a forward, highlighted by his 11 marks and 18 disposals in the elimination final victory over Essendon. Takes a strong mark and uses the ball with precision. Re-signed late last year for this season.

Player honours: pre-season premiership sides 2005, 2007.

Brownlow Medal: career votes 3.

Draft history: 2002 Rookie Draft selection (Carlton) No. 11; 2002 rookie elevation (Carlton).

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