Glenn McFarlane | Herald Sun
July 31st, 2011
BRET Thornton maintains Carlton has plenty of improvement left as it fights desperately for its first AFL top-four finish in 11 years.
With the likes of Jarrad Waite (hip), Michael Jamison (knee) and Andrew Carrazzo (calf) all set to return in the coming weeks, Thornton said coach Brett Ratten would face a welcome selection drama.
"There are going to be some real selection issues for the coach in the next few weeks," the Carlton defender said, in the wake of the club's 18-point win over North Melbourne on Friday night.
"We probably didn't play our best footy of the year (against the Kangaroos) - it was a bit of a grind.