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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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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Essendon       Bye        
2 A Essendon 1.56.710.1316.17 113 WON Richmond 6.29.415.617.7 109 4 MCG Apr 1 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
3 A Essendon 5.412.1118.1725.17 167 WON North Melbourne 6.58.610.1013.16 94 73 MCG Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Essendon 5.48.99.1512.20 92 WON Adelaide 2.14.76.96.11 47 45 WIN Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Essendon 4.610.913.1524.17 161 WON Sydney 6.48.1117.1219.16 130 31 SCG Apr 19 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 A Essendon 2.98.1112.1516.18 114 WON Brisbane 5.110.311.712.11 83 31 CRR Apr 27 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 H Essendon 2.29.514.717.13 115 WON Carlton 1.24.48.1213.16 94 21 WAV May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Essendon 0.36.610.713.9 87 LOST West Coast 5.18.411.714.10 94 -7 WIN May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Essendon 4.27.412.813.9 87 LOST Hawthorn 5.110.411.715.13 103 -16 WAV May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Essendon 8.210.512.1016.13 109 WON St. Kilda 1.06.68.1011.15 81 28 MOO May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Essendon 2.13.69.1112.14 86 WON Melbourne 2.26.48.612.8 80 6 WIN Jun 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 Essendon       Bye        
13 H Essendon 2.46.47.1010.14 74 LOST Collingwood 2.27.59.811.10 76 -2 WAV Jun 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Essendon 1.25.610.1317.20 122 WON Fitzroy 2.66.68.912.11 83 39 WIN Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Essendon 2.24.35.46.7 43 LOST Footscray 0.51.108.1511.23 89 -46 WES Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Essendon 2.54.99.1310.15 75 LOST Geelong 4.26.89.1313.21 99 -24 KAR Jul 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Essendon 3.24.46.66.7 43 LOST Richmond 0.55.117.157.18 60 -17 WIN Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Essendon 7.111.317.719.9 123 WON North Melbourne 1.62.124.125.19 49 74 WIN Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Essendon 5.48.510.612.9 81 LOST Adelaide 2.35.413.1016.12 108 -27 FBP Jul 28 (Sun, 7:40) Scores
20 H Essendon 4.513.818.1622.19 151 WON Sydney 2.36.88.912.12 84 67 WIN Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Essendon 6.57.1016.1623.19 157 WON Brisbane 3.39.412.717.10 112 45 WIN Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Essendon 3.15.58.713.10 88 WON Carlton 3.37.610.812.12 84 4 WAV Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 A Essendon 1.64.77.77.10 52 LOST West Coast 3.36.912.1316.19 115 -63 SUB Aug 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
24 H Essendon 1.42.54.79.9 63 LOST Hawthorn 4.310.415.1021.17 143 -80 WAV Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1EF A Essendon 5.67.79.911.9 75 LOST Melbourne 1.24.510.717.11 113 -38 WAV Sep 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1991 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Anderson, Greg 18 335 18.6 83 4.6 418 23.2 78 4.3 1 0.1 18 1.0 26 17 7 0.4 9 51
31 Bailey, Dean 6 67 11.2 42 7.0 109 18.2 14 2.3 2 0.3 4 0.7 8 7 2 0.3 1 13
8 Bewick, Darren 18 279 15.5 113 6.3 392 21.8 59 3.3 0 0.0 7 0.4 29 24 25 1.4 19 169
40 Burns, Adrian 3 18 6.0 11 3.7 29 9.7 5 1.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 1 1 0.3 3 9
37 Considine, Ed 6 61 10.2 38 6.3 99 16.5 15 2.5 2 0.3 2 0.3 5 11 1 0.2 2 8
23 Cransberg, Peter 21 198 9.4 103 4.9 301 14.3 85 4.0 10 0.5 13 0.6 15 18 16 0.8 6 102
7 Daniher, Chris 9 69 7.7 79 8.8 148 16.4 15 1.7 2 0.2 30 3.3 13 6 1 0.1 2 8
6 Daniher, Anthony 16 107 6.7 67 4.2 174 10.9 44 2.8 3 0.2 18 1.1 22 14 1 0.1 2 8
5 Daniher, Terry 12 137 11.4 78 6.5 215 17.9 65 5.4 2 0.2 10 0.8 16 7 4 0.3 7 31
15 Ezard, Alan 23 388 16.9 137 6.0 525 22.8 110 4.8 0 0.0 24 1.0 38 32 7 0.3 6 48
34 Filandia, Peter 12 115 9.6 79 6.6 194 16.2 27 2.3 0 0.0 18 1.5 18 12 13 1.1 11 89
28 Flood, David 12 55 4.6 62 5.2 117 9.8 26 2.2 2 0.2 13 1.1 9 22 1 0.1 3 9
25 Fox, Brad 10 67 6.7 49 4.9 116 11.6 15 1.5 1 0.1 6 0.6 12 16 3 0.3 0 18
16 Hamilton, Paul 7 38 5.4 33 4.7 71 10.1 14 2.0 0 0.0 4 0.6 7 3 0 0.0 2 2
1 Harvey, Mark 12 164 13.7 41 3.4 205 17.1 78 6.5 0 0.0 13 1.1 15 12 17 1.4 13 115
45 Heard, Shane 11 86 7.8 52 4.7 138 12.5 19 1.7 0 0.0 16 1.5 13 11 1 0.1 0 6
49 Hills, Paul 14 95 6.8 109 7.8 204 14.6 34 2.4 0 0.0 20 1.4 19 17 3 0.2 3 21
39 Johnston, David 10 107 10.7 79 7.9 186 18.6 29 2.9 0 0.0 17 1.7 16 7 1 0.1 2 8
9 Kickett, Derek 13 127 9.8 92 7.1 219 16.8 46 3.5 2 0.2 13 1.0 15 20 9 0.7 11 65
13 Long, Michael 18 170 9.4 132 7.3 302 16.8 26 1.4 0 0.0 34 1.9 23 24 13 0.7 6 84
27 Madden, Simon 23 203 8.8 71 3.1 274 11.9 122 5.3 209 9.1 14 0.6 42 36 42 1.8 15 267
41 Manning, Andrew 4 24 6.0 26 6.5 50 12.5 11 2.8 0 0.0 4 1.0 2 3 1 0.3 2 8
35 McMullin, Ian 18 187 10.4 101 5.6 288 16.0 57 3.2 0 0.0 21 1.2 22 20 20 1.1 14 134
47 Morrish, Paul 7 39 5.6 32 4.6 71 10.1 18 2.6 0 0.0 12 1.7 6 7 0 0.0 0 0
12 O'Brien, Craig 11 140 12.7 63 5.7 203 18.5 42 3.8 0 0.0 19 1.7 12 17 8 0.7 12 60
10 O'Donnell, Gary 22 253 11.5 174 7.9 427 19.4 50 2.3 0 0.0 23 1.0 15 16 5 0.2 5 35
14 Plain, Bradley 11 134 12.2 31 2.8 165 15.0 51 4.6 0 0.0 10 0.9 8 20 28 2.5 16 184
18 Ridley, Todd 3 16 5.3 14 4.7 30 10.0 8 2.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 5 4 1.3 3 27
33 Robertson, David 3 22 7.3 19 6.3 41 13.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 4 1.3 2 5 1 0.3 2 8
3 Salmon, Paul 18 199 11.1 91 5.1 290 16.1 151 8.4 176 9.8 11 0.6 35 21 30 1.7 14 194
19 Somerville, Peter 17 109 6.4 59 3.5 168 9.9 85 5.0 52 3.1 8 0.5 14 40 14 0.8 12 96
17 Sporn, Kieran 14 151 10.8 68 4.9 219 15.6 53 3.8 0 0.0 17 1.2 15 11 8 0.6 9 57
26 Thompson, Mark 9 106 11.8 58 6.4 164 18.2 35 3.9 0 0.0 9 1.0 9 3 6 0.7 3 39
21 Wallis, Dean 7 42 6.0 33 4.7 75 10.7 14 2.0 0 0.0 15 2.1 5 14 1 0.1 1 7
30 Walsh, Kevin 1 9 9.0 5 5.0 14 14.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
4 Wanganeen, Gavin 18 155 8.6 89 4.9 244 13.6 39 2.2 0 0.0 38 2.1 32 25 12 0.7 13 85
32 Watson, Tim 17 192 11.3 139 8.2 331 19.5 65 3.8 1 0.1 13 0.8 9 12 15 0.9 13 103
24 Werner, Michael 6 36 6.0 10 1.7 46 7.7 14 2.3 0 0.0 4 0.7 5 4 8 1.3 4 52
Totals 460 4700 10.2 2562 5.6 7262 15.8 1631 3.5 467 1.0 504 1.1 557 541 329 0.7 247 2221
 

Footnotes

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