THE boys are back.

Carlton will resume pre-season training this Friday in what is set to be a defining period in the lead up to the 2020 season.

With the Blues set to return to the track, we took a look back at the break that was.

Check out what these Blues got up to over the holidays.

Marc Murphy

Murph enjoyed some beach time with son Max.

Matthew Kreuzer

Kreuz took baby Elle for her first swim.

Patrick Cripps

The skipper spent some time on the water with friends.

Mitch McGovern

Gov spent a day volunteering at Foodbank Victoria with some fellow Blues.

Liam Jones

Jonesy reached new heights during his break.

Darcy Lang

Darcy tried out a new beach game.

Eddie Betts

Eddie spent a day getting in the Christmas spirit at Princes Park.

Charlie Curnow

Charlie spent his Christmas day on barbecue duty.

Levi Casboult

Levi spent time with new daughter Goldie.

Hugh Goddard

Hugh got the catch of the day in Queenscliff.