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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) 1878–1896

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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1914 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1914 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 1.64.97.128.13 61 DRAW Geelong 1.45.65.78.13 61 0 COR Apr 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H Essendon 4.46.510.1312.14 86 WON University 0.14.35.37.8 50 36 EME May 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Essendon 3.45.66.109.15 69 WON St. Kilda 3.33.55.87.10 52 17 JUN May 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Essendon 1.12.64.87.11 53 WON Richmond 3.34.37.47.7 49 4 EME May 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Essendon 1.43.113.185.24 54 WON Melbourne 0.31.53.65.7 37 17 MCG May 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H Essendon 1.34.64.85.11 41 LOST South Melbourne 1.71.103.125.13 43 -2 EME May 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A Essendon 4.46.58.89.9 63 LOST Collingwood 2.25.67.911.12 78 -15 VIC Jun 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 H Essendon 1.02.33.36.3 39 LOST Carlton 6.18.310.711.10 76 -37 EME Jun 8 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
9 A Essendon 3.13.44.57.8 50 LOST Fitzroy 3.24.48.510.6 66 -16 BWS Jun 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Essendon 2.32.65.99.13 67 WON Geelong 2.43.94.95.11 41 26 EME Jun 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Essendon 4.77.1013.1414.21 105 WON University 0.02.02.23.8 26 79 MCG Jun 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Essendon 3.33.55.126.18 54 DRAW St. Kilda 1.25.45.68.6 54 0 EME Jul 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Essendon 2.42.44.75.7 37 LOST Richmond 1.33.104.138.21 69 -32 PUN Jul 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H Essendon 5.36.611.914.15 99 WON Melbourne 0.11.23.36.5 41 58 EME Jul 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 A Essendon 3.57.812.1215.14 104 WON South Melbourne 2.13.33.44.8 32 72 LAK Jul 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.32.54.85.9 39 LOST Collingwood 1.34.55.76.12 48 -9 EME Aug 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A Essendon 5.16.56.77.8 50 LOST Carlton 1.23.66.810.11 71 -21 PRI Aug 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H Essendon 1.33.54.89.14 68 WON Fitzroy 2.54.67.87.8 50 18 EME Aug 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1914 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
2 Armstrong, Lou 4                             1 0.3    
26 Armstrong, Bert 4                             0 0.0    
5 Baring, Fred 16                             15 0.9    
1 Belcher, Alan 16                             2 0.1    
4 Bowe, Len 17                             0 0.0    
29 Caine, Frank 5                             6 1.2    
7 Chalmers, Wally 15                             6 0.4    
27 Day, Bert 3                             0 0.0    
13 Dinsmore, Bill 12                             17 1.4    
2 Donaldson, Clyde 6                             4 0.7    
12 Elkington, Henry 1                             0 0.0    
12 Freeman, Jim 2                             0 0.0    
24 Gordon, Jimmy 6                             8 1.3    
30 Gove, Cyril 16                             0 0.0    
Hall, Norm 2                             2 1.0    
10 Hanley, Dan 17                             1 0.1    
6 Hurren, Frank 1                             0 0.0    
23 King, Neil 2                             0 0.0    
11 Kirby, Jack 16                             23 1.4    
9 Kirkwood, Fred 10                             0 0.0    
15 Laing, Roy 18                             0 0.0    
22 Lumsden, Ernie 15                             28 1.9    
26 Mann, Arthur 2                             0 0.0    
28 McNeil, Vic 7                             0 0.0    
20 Neate, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
6 Nehill, Basil 2                             0 0.0    
16 Ogden, Percy 17                             7 0.4    
21 Parkinson, George 2                             0 0.0    
8 Rahilly, Bob 2                             4 2.0    
17 Sewart, Bill 14                             0 0.0    
18 Shea, Paddy 17                             8 0.5    
8 Wade, Tommy 6                             1 0.2    
14 Walker, Bob 13                             7 0.5    
25 Walker, Bill 4                             2 0.5    
3 Webster, Horrie 16                             10 0.6    
19 White, Les 15                             0 0.0    
31 Woolley, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
Totals 324                             152 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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