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KEY FACTS

Official name
Essendon Football Club

Known as
Essendon

Nickname
Bombers

Formed
1873

Colours
Black and red

Associated clubs
Essendon Reserves; Essendon WFC (VFLW); Essendon WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1896

AFL Premierships
1993, 2000 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1897, 1901, 1911-12, 1923-4, 1942, 1946, 1949-50, 1962, 1965, 1984-5 (14 total)

VFA Premierships
1891-2-3-4 (4 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia: 1893 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1981, 1984, 1990, 1993-4, 2000 (6 total); McClelland Trophy: 1951, 1953, 1957, 1968, 1989, 1993, 1999, 2000-1 (9 total)

Most Games
400 - Dustin Fletcher (1993-2015)

Most Goals
926 - Matthew Lloyd (1995-2009)

League Top Goalkickers
A.Thurgood (25) 1900; F.Hiskins (34) 1901; G.Stockdale (68) 1923; W.Brittingham (66) 1946; J.Coleman (100) 1949, (120) 1950, (103) 1951 & (97) 1952; R.Evans (78) 1959 & (67) 1960; E.Fordham (76) 1966; M.Lloyd (109) 2000, (105) 2001 & (93) 2003 (8 winners/14 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Dick Reynolds 1934, 1937 & 1938; Bill Hutchison 1952 & 1953; Graham Moss 1976; Gavin Wanganeen 1993; James Hird 1996 (5 medallists/8 medals)

Headquarters
275 Melrose Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC 3045

Postal Address
PO Box 17, Essendon, VIC, 3040

Phone: (03) 8340 2000 

Email
generalenquiries@essendonfc.com.au

Website
essendonfc.com.au

Essendon



"Essendon's performances in season 2000 were among the most noteworthy in football history. After waltzing unbeaten to the Ansett Cup, the Bombers won all bar one of 25 home-and-away and finals matches culminating in an apparently effortless 10-goal grand final demolition of Melbourne. Such bare statistics cannot convey the full extent of Essendon's supremacy, however. At times the Bombers seemed to be performing on a different plane than every other team ... "

In looking at their grand history, John Devaney sees the Bombers fly up, up to a record-equalling 16 V/AFL premierships

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1911 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1911 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 1.71.103.145.15 45 DRAW Carlton 1.14.64.66.9 45 0 EME Apr 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Essendon 2.17.118.1210.16 76 WON Richmond 0.40.41.103.11 29 47 PUN May 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Essendon 2.33.65.76.11 47 WON Melbourne 0.10.50.80.9 9 38 MCG May 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Essendon 5.57.1014.1121.12 138 WON Collingwood 3.24.56.67.11 53 85 EME May 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Essendon 5.59.912.1212.14 86 WON University 1.03.04.26.6 42 44 EME May 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Essendon 3.34.38.108.11 59 WON Geelong 2.25.35.46.6 42 17 COR Jun 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Essendon 4.25.37.69.10 64 WON St. Kilda 0.11.31.43.6 24 40 EME Jun 5 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 H Essendon 0.12.46.68.7 55 WON Fitzroy 1.13.13.23.2 20 35 EME Jun 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A Essendon 2.34.65.85.11 41 LOST South Melbourne 1.23.35.56.8 44 -3 LAK Jun 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Essendon 4.44.55.85.10 40 LOST Carlton 2.42.102.146.16 52 -12 PRI Jun 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Essendon 2.34.66.117.15 57 WON Richmond 4.04.15.47.5 47 10 EME Jul 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Essendon 2.15.86.127.15 57 WON Melbourne 1.43.66.96.13 49 8 EME Jul 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Essendon 2.13.33.53.11 29 WON Collingwood 1.31.52.92.11 23 6 VIC Jul 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Essendon 1.46.411.612.8 80 WON University 0.03.23.36.6 42 38 MCG Jul 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H Essendon 2.24.29.69.7 61 WON Geelong 1.11.43.54.11 35 26 EME Jul 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 A Essendon 8.412.720.1424.19 163 WON St. Kilda 1.22.73.75.8 38 125 JUN Aug 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A Essendon 1.24.44.76.10 46 WON Fitzroy 1.41.61.73.7 25 21 BWS Aug 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H Essendon 4.35.59.89.9 63 WON South Melbourne 1.13.35.88.10 58 5 EME Sep 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2SF H Essendon 2.13.44.99.15 69 WON Carlton 2.64.75.116.12 48 21 MCG Sep 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Essendon 2.43.93.115.11 41 WON Collingwood 1.11.53.84.11 35 6 MCG Sep 23 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1911 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Anderson, Ramsay 11                             0 0.0    
1 Armstrong, Lou 20                             35 1.8    
Armstrong, Bert 15                             25 1.7    
5 Baring, Fred 18                             15 0.8    
4 Belcher, Alan 17                             6 0.4    
Benstead, Rupe 4                             0 0.0    
3 Bowe, Len 20                             1 0.1    
2 Busbridge, Bill 6                             1 0.2    
6 Cameron, Ernie 19                             11 0.6    
7 Chalmers, Wally 19                             2 0.1    
Freeman, Artie 1                             0 0.0    
8 Griffith, Billy 15                             0 0.0    
9 Hanley, Dan 11                             1 0.1    
Harrison, Billy 1                             0 0.0    
Hart, Johnny 4                             0 0.0    
Hay, Charlie 2                             0 0.0    
21 Hazel, Vernon 11                             4 0.4    
Jones, Jimmy 1                             0 0.0    
10 Kirby, Jack 10                             10 1.0    
Martin, Jim 7                             6 0.9    
Masters, Edgar 1                             0 0.0    
18 McLeod, George 18                             1 0.1    
19 Monteith, Dick 11                             0 0.0    
O'Connor, Leo 5                             3 0.6    
12 O'Shea, Fred 16                             0 0.0    
11 Ogden, Percy 20                             14 0.7    
15 Sewart, Bill 14                             0 0.0    
14 Shea, Paddy 17                             25 1.5    
13 Smith, Dave 20                             12 0.6    
16 Walker, Bill 16                             8 0.5    
17 White, Les 10                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             180 0.5    
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.