Under siege coach Brendon Bolton has admitted Carlton has a mountain job following 86-point hammering from North Melbourne in Hobart.
Blues slumped into a fourth consecutive loss to start in 2018 in another performance that will do a little to whistle the critics of the direction as the page is on its way.
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Carlton managed to kick only 4.6 in what was the club's lowest score on roos and the lowest at blundstone arena.
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"Clearly disappointed, not what we stand for and we need far more contributors, especially about the controversial ball and earth ball gets." Bolton said.
"Our group, our leaders and our younger men said they should be able to spread the load and get more contributors, it's the summary.
" (The players are) frustrated, disappointed and not what we stand for there is a
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"They know there's a good deal to do, they must roll their sleeves up. We must roll their sleeves up.
"We are together in it as a group, coaches and players, and that's what makes strong footy clubs. You can not do this alone, it's about staying fat. "
Bolton, however, was not willing to make excuses for his side who lost the controversial ball count by 30 and coughed up 16 more within the 50's.
"Significant influence, he is our captain and organizes a lot of things … a player can not be the deciding factor in a victory or loss, we make no excuses for that, "Bolton said.
" We will thoroughly analyze the tape, we will challenge the scores against the score and stop, so we need a strong look at it. "19659007] LIVE streamer 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership at FOX SPORTS. Each match in every LIVE in HD without ad-breaking the sirens! Get your 2-week free trial now>