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Blues delist two as journeyman ruck retires

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Cameron Wood of the Blues marks the ball during the 2015 AFL round thirteen match between the Carlton Blues and the Gold Coast Suns at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on June 28, 2015. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)
Cameron Wood has retired after 88 games for three clubs

RUCK journeyman Cameron Wood has retired and Carlton will also delist former Sydney Swan Matthew Dick and second-year key forward Jayden Foster.

Carlton announced the three list changes on Tuesday, which follow the recent retirements of Andrew Walker and Michael Jamison. 

Wood played 88 games over 10 seasons with the Brisbane Lions, Collingwood and Carlton, and enjoyed the most productive year of his career in 2015 with the Blues when he played a career-high 18 games.

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The No.18 pick in the 2004 AFL Draft, Wood played 24 games in his three seasons at Carlton, but could not break into the senior team this year as Matthew Kreuzer and Andrew Phillips shouldered the bulk of the Blues' ruck duties.

Dick joined Carlton as a delisted free agent at the end of 2014 after two seasons on the Swans' list.

The defender made his AFL debut in round four last season against St Kilda, one of his six senior games for the Blues in 2015, but could not break into the senior side under Brendon Bolton this year. 

Foster, the son of former Western Bulldogs and Fitzroy key-position player Peter, did not play a senior game in his two seasons at Ikon Park.

"Both Matthew and Jayden were consistent in the VFL this year and should be commended for their dedication and professionalism over the past couple of years at Carlton," Carlton football manager Andrew McKay said.

"We also wish Cameron well following his decision to hang up the boots. He managed 88 senior games over his career at Brisbane, Collingwood and Carlton and we thank him for his contribution to the Blues since he arrived at the end of 2013."