Debut: Round 6, 1988 vs St Kilda, aged 22 years, 204 days
951st Carlton Player
Last Game: Round 8, 1989 vs Collingwood, aged 23 years, 216 days
Guernsey No. 36
DOB: 16 October, 1965
Wearing guernsey #36 and listed at 187cm tall, Michael / Mick Garvey played 3 games for Carlton after debuting in 1988. He was recruited from country club Wodonga in the strong Ovens & Murray League. He made his debut in the same game as Gerard Butts and Phil Poursanidis. Late in his debut season, Garvey broke down with a serious knee injury. Garvey was selected by Geelong in the 1990 Pre-season draft but failed to play a senior game with the Cats.
Garvey played in Wodonga's 1990 and 1992 Ovens & Murray premierships and enjoyed a fine career their for many more years, playing 161 games. Garvey later played in the Tallangatta & District Football League and won Barnawartha's best and fairest award in 1996.