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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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1999 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1999 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 3.45.87.916.14 110 WON Carlton 3.54.115.129.17 71 39 MCG Mar 25 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
2 A Essendon 8.214.517.822.9 141 WON North Melbourne 3.310.912.1315.16 106 35 MCG Apr 1 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
3 H Essendon 3.310.417.1122.17 149 WON Sydney 3.64.108.129.14 68 81 MCG Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 2.22.22.43.5 23 LOST West Coast 3.18.311.415.7 97 -74 SUB Apr 18 (Sun, 4:50) Scores
5 H Essendon 7.38.814.1215.18 108 WON Collingwood 1.16.211.415.10 100 8 MCG Apr 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Essendon 2.19.310.1017.11 113 WON Richmond 2.26.49.911.12 78 35 MCG May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Essendon 6.212.416.817.11 113 LOST Melbourne 6.112.517.720.14 134 -21 MCG May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Essendon 2.33.34.97.9 51 LOST St. Kilda 1.35.77.1013.16 94 -43 MCG May 14 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
9 A Essendon 5.48.79.1115.17 107 WON Hawthorn 1.02.13.47.5 47 60 WAV May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Essendon 5.49.1012.1116.13 109 WON Adelaide 2.25.36.98.13 61 48 FBP Jun 4 (Fri, 8:40) Scores
11 H Essendon 9.213.518.821.11 137 WON Geelong 5.48.913.1115.14 104 33 MCG Jun 11 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 A Essendon 3.56.811.1013.11 89 WON Brisbane 2.64.116.149.17 71 18 GAB Jun 19 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 H Essendon 3.76.128.1610.20 80 WON Western Bulldogs 3.27.49.711.10 76 4 MCG Jun 25 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 H Essendon 6.19.613.816.12 108 WON Fremantle 2.23.57.810.12 72 36 MCG Jul 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Essendon 3.16.58.79.8 62 LOST Port Adelaide 4.38.811.1114.15 99 -37 FBP Jul 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Essendon 4.411.516.623.8 146 WON Carlton 1.14.55.139.16 70 76 MCG Jul 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Essendon 7.214.718.1024.14 158 WON North Melbourne 8.110.416.820.12 132 26 MCG Jul 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Essendon 6.111.213.215.3 93 WON Sydney 2.35.58.911.13 79 14 SCG Jul 31 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
19 H Essendon 2.27.715.1123.15 153 WON West Coast 5.19.111.315.3 93 60 MCG Aug 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 A Essendon 2.25.69.1012.15 87 WON Collingwood 2.34.46.410.5 65 22 MCG Aug 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 H Essendon 4.313.816.1122.15 147 WON Richmond 3.36.311.513.11 89 58 MCG Aug 20 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
22 H Essendon 3.28.512.1317.14 116 WON Melbourne 7.212.513.615.9 99 17 MCG Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4QF H Essendon 8.311.914.1218.15 123 WON Sydney 1.23.36.97.12 54 69 MCG Sep 5 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
2PF H Essendon 3.53.1010.1714.19 103 LOST Carlton 6.38.410.616.8 104 -1 MCG Sep 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1999 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
27 Alessio, Steven 22 168 7.6 133 6.0 301 13.7 114 5.2 249 11.3 25 1.1 20 26 34 1.5 11 215
16 Barnard, Paul 22 151 6.9 132 6.0 283 12.9 69 3.1 20 0.9 15 0.7 17 20 6 0.3 3 39
20 Berbakov, Peter 8 58 7.3 21 2.6 79 9.9 24 3.0 0 0.0 8 1.0 10 5 3 0.4 1 19
8 Bewick, Darren 24 301 12.5 73 3.0 374 15.6 54 2.3 0 0.0 27 1.1 23 13 20 0.8 17 137
32 Blumfield, Justin 24 221 9.2 171 7.1 392 16.3 90 3.8 8 0.3 32 1.3 23 17 20 0.8 15 135
23 Bolton, Mark 2 6 3.0 7 3.5 13 6.5 2 1.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0 1 0.5 0 6
33 Caracella, Blake 24 210 8.8 122 5.1 332 13.8 77 3.2 3 0.1 26 1.1 19 21 31 1.3 26 212
38 Denham, Sean 7 67 9.6 42 6.0 109 15.6 13 1.9 0 0.0 19 2.7 5 10 0 0.0 1 1
22 Doolan, Ben 7 41 5.9 36 5.1 77 11.0 11 1.6 0 0.0 4 0.6 5 4 0 0.0 1 1
36 Eastaugh, Simon 5 30 6.0 20 4.0 50 10.0 17 3.4 57 11.4 6 1.2 3 12 1 0.2 1 7
31 Fletcher, Dustin 19 198 10.4 51 2.7 249 13.1 74 3.9 9 0.5 18 0.9 18 16 3 0.2 8 26
30 Fraser, Mark 19 138 7.3 117 6.2 255 13.4 53 2.8 0 0.0 23 1.2 9 5 8 0.4 4 52
37 Grgic, Ilija 2 6 3.0 5 2.5 11 5.5 2 1.0 9 4.5 0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
11 Hardwick, Damien 20 246 12.3 108 5.4 354 17.7 51 2.6 0 0.0 32 1.6 33 20 0 0.0 0 0
26 Heffernan, Chris 22 226 10.3 119 5.4 345 15.7 60 2.7 6 0.3 41 1.9 21 26 13 0.6 4 82
5 Hird, James 2 19 9.5 11 5.5 30 15.0 5 2.5 1 0.5 3 1.5 2 3 1 0.5 2 8
42 Jacobs, Danny 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
14 Johnson, Jason 4 22 5.5 11 2.8 33 8.3 5 1.3 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 3 0 0.0 1 1
28 Johnson, Mark 15 131 8.7 79 5.3 210 14.0 47 3.1 1 0.1 20 1.3 15 16 2 0.1 1 13
17 Lalich, Judd 9 38 4.2 21 2.3 59 6.6 17 1.9 11 1.2 10 1.1 12 7 2 0.2 2 14
18 Lloyd, Matthew 22 239 10.9 54 2.5 293 13.3 142 6.5 0 0.0 22 1.0 19 26 87 4.0 40 562
13 Long, Michael 20 223 11.2 122 6.1 345 17.3 62 3.1 3 0.2 27 1.4 16 16 12 0.6 12 84
25 Lucas, Scott 10 106 10.6 27 2.7 133 13.3 45 4.5 2 0.2 12 1.2 8 9 8 0.8 9 57
10 McVeigh, Mark 9 44 4.9 17 1.9 61 6.8 13 1.4 0 0.0 4 0.4 8 7 2 0.2 5 17
2 Mercuri, Mark 21 256 12.2 200 9.5 456 21.7 103 4.9 4 0.2 31 1.5 23 32 32 1.5 19 211
24 Misiti, Joe 18 246 13.7 191 10.6 437 24.3 64 3.6 0 0.0 27 1.5 22 17 8 0.4 4 52
29 Moorcroft, Gary 17 157 9.2 68 4.0 225 13.2 55 3.2 0 0.0 32 1.9 22 27 30 1.8 19 199
15 Prior, Michael 15 180 12.0 46 3.1 226 15.1 56 3.7 1 0.1 10 0.7 11 12 2 0.1 2 14
9 Ramanauskas, Adam 2 9 4.5 4 2.0 13 6.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 5 2.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
43 Rioli, Dean 17 152 8.9 60 3.5 212 12.5 60 3.5 0 0.0 34 2.0 11 15 29 1.7 14 188
7 Solomon, Dean 19 139 7.3 105 5.5 244 12.8 61 3.2 2 0.1 39 2.1 13 26 4 0.2 4 28
19 Somerville, Peter 14 65 4.6 44 3.1 109 7.8 37 2.6 239 17.1 10 0.7 13 18 2 0.1 0 12
12 Symons, Michael 14 76 5.4 63 4.5 139 9.9 37 2.6 1 0.1 14 1.0 14 6 3 0.2 0 18
1 Ukovic, Andrew 7 52 7.4 17 2.4 69 9.9 20 2.9 1 0.1 5 0.7 3 2 3 0.4 2 20
21 Wallis, Dean 23 119 5.2 78 3.4 197 8.6 52 2.3 13 0.6 34 1.5 21 30 10 0.4 4 64
6 Wellman, Sean 22 259 11.8 90 4.1 349 15.9 94 4.3 9 0.4 15 0.7 15 15 1 0.0 0 6
35 Young, Barry 20 181 9.1 150 7.5 331 16.6 72 3.6 4 0.2 42 2.1 21 17 9 0.5 5 59
Totals 528 4782 9.1 2615 5.0 7397 14.0 1760 3.3 654 1.2 675 1.3 479 501 387 0.7 237 2559
 

Footnotes

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