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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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2013 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2013 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 1.37.513.718.9 117 WON Adelaide 3.44.98.1411.16 82 35 FBP Mar 22 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
2 H Essendon 6.213.621.1128.16 184 WON Melbourne 2.14.55.55.6 36 148 MCG Apr 6 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
3 A Essendon 0.31.56.1010.12 72 WON Fremantle 5.37.57.79.14 68 4 SUB Apr 12 (Fri, 6:40) Scores
4 A Essendon 6.210.715.819.14 128 WON St. Kilda 3.25.69.913.13 91 37 DOC Apr 20 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
5 H Essendon 2.36.412.818.13 121 WON Collingwood 1.54.127.1410.15 75 46 MCG Apr 25 (Thu, 2:40) Scores
6 H Essendon 1.53.810.1517.18 120 WON Greater Western Sydney 5.27.58.912.9 81 39 DOC May 4 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
7 A Essendon 2.56.97.1811.19 85 LOST Geelong 2.27.713.917.11 113 -28 DOC May 10 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
8 H Essendon 3.17.610.912.14 86 LOST Brisbane 3.46.511.714.12 96 -10 DOC May 18 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
9 A Essendon 2.37.711.913.13 91 WON Richmond 2.24.56.59.8 62 29 MCG May 25 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
10 A Essendon 1.43.77.910.11 71 LOST Sydney 3.46.711.1017.13 115 -44 SCG Jun 1 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
11 H Essendon 2.13.46.711.11 77 WON Carlton 1.46.58.910.12 72 5 MCG Jun 7 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
12 H Essendon 4.39.313.717.13 115 WON Gold Coast 1.25.57.511.6 72 43 DOC Jun 15 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 Essendon       Bye        
14 A Essendon 4.16.310.515.8 98 WON West Coast 3.46.612.1013.13 91 7 SUB Jun 27 (Thu, 6:10) Scores
15 H Essendon 3.29.513.718.10 118 WON Port Adelaide 4.35.49.712.16 88 30 DOC Jul 7 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
16 A Essendon 6.49.713.1118.13 121 WON Western Bulldogs 3.26.212.414.6 90 31 DOC Jul 14 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
17 A Essendon 5.08.314.618.8 116 WON Greater Western Sydney 5.36.39.411.11 77 39 SSH Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Essendon 4.35.49.613.9 87 LOST Hawthorn 6.110.616.1022.11 143 -56 DOC Jul 26 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
19 A Essendon 0.22.45.87.12 54 LOST Collingwood 5.38.614.920.13 133 -79 MCG Aug 4 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
20 H Essendon 3.36.78.139.13 67 LOST West Coast 3.66.912.1018.12 120 -53 DOC Aug 11 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 H Essendon 1.34.86.129.16 70 LOST North Melbourne 2.37.613.1017.13 115 -45 DOC Aug 17 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
22 A Essendon 4.26.78.712.10 82 WON Carlton 3.95.109.189.22 76 6 MCG Aug 24 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
23 H Essendon 2.43.65.89.11 65 LOST Richmond 4.15.711.915.14 104 -39 MCG Aug 31 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
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2013 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
46 Baguley, Mark 21 177 8.4 159 7.6 336 16.0 111 5.3 1 0.0 59 2.8 27 21 2 0.1 1 13
2 Bellchambers, Tom 18 113 6.3 72 4.0 185 10.3 72 4.0 395 21.9 23 1.3 26 21 28 1.6 11 179
22 Carlisle, Jake 21 205 9.8 98 4.7 303 14.4 141 6.7 0 0.0 37 1.8 13 13 6 0.3 3 39
32 Colyer, Travis 7 57 8.1 32 4.6 89 12.7 26 3.7 0 0.0 10 1.4 0 1 5 0.7 3 33
12 Crameri, Stewart 16 122 7.6 86 5.4 208 13.0 71 4.4 0 0.0 32 2.0 11 14 30 1.9 13 193
36 Dalgleish, Lauchlan 3 31 10.3 11 3.7 42 14.0 14 4.7 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 2 1 0.3 0 6
6 Daniher, Joe 5 36 7.2 25 5.0 61 12.2 27 5.4 3 0.6 3 0.6 5 5 3 0.6 9 27
29 Davey, Alwyn 14 78 5.6 55 3.9 133 9.5 25 1.8 0 0.0 46 3.3 4 10 19 1.4 12 126
47 Dell'Olio, Cory 3 23 7.7 16 5.3 39 13.0 4 1.3 0 0.0 13 4.3 3 1 3 1.0 2 20
15 Dempsey, Courtenay 14 187 13.4 69 4.9 256 18.3 71 5.1 1 0.1 40 2.9 9 13 7 0.5 3 45
31 Fletcher, Dustin 13 151 11.6 47 3.6 198 15.2 63 4.8 0 0.0 14 1.1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0
9 Goddard, Brendon 22 347 15.8 227 10.3 574 26.1 151 6.9 10 0.5 73 3.3 13 19 18 0.8 5 113
3 Gumbleton, Scott 7 38 5.4 29 4.1 67 9.6 37 5.3 3 0.4 9 1.3 4 2 12 1.7 6 78
41 Hams, Will 2 1 0.5 6 3.0 7 3.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
34 Hardingham, Kyle 8 64 8.0 43 5.4 107 13.4 43 5.4 0 0.0 13 1.6 0 2 3 0.4 3 21
21 Heppell, Dyson 19 269 14.2 192 10.1 461 24.3 88 4.6 10 0.5 74 3.9 18 11 8 0.4 11 59
1 Hibberd, Michael 22 334 15.2 186 8.5 520 23.6 135 6.1 1 0.0 33 1.5 17 15 5 0.2 3 33
19 Hille, David 4 32 8.0 27 6.8 59 14.8 13 3.3 62 15.5 4 1.0 6 4 1 0.3 4 10
39 Hocking, Heath 17 138 8.1 136 8.0 274 16.1 53 3.1 1 0.1 92 5.4 14 16 5 0.3 7 37
26 Hooker, Cale 22 197 9.0 198 9.0 395 18.0 151 6.9 0 0.0 44 2.0 15 19 2 0.1 0 12
40 Howlett, Ben 19 171 9.0 130 6.8 301 15.8 55 2.9 0 0.0 109 5.7 14 18 14 0.7 5 89
18 Hurley, Michael 16 129 8.1 74 4.6 203 12.7 81 5.1 0 0.0 7 0.4 11 7 24 1.5 16 160
7 Jetta, Leroy 8 43 5.4 47 5.9 90 11.3 14 1.8 0 0.0 30 3.8 4 4 4 0.5 6 30
28 Kavanagh, Elliott 3 19 6.3 21 7.0 40 13.3 9 3.0 0 0.0 9 3.0 1 4 2 0.7 0 12
38 Kommer, Nick 19 114 6.0 103 5.4 217 11.4 55 2.9 0 0.0 62 3.3 19 18 10 0.5 8 68
42 Lovett-Murray, Nathan 3 18 6.0 20 6.7 38 12.7 10 3.3 2 0.7 4 1.3 0 3 1 0.3 2 8
17 Melksham, Jake 21 246 11.7 165 7.9 411 19.6 97 4.6 1 0.0 58 2.8 13 23 16 0.8 12 108
20 Merrett, Jackson 13 85 6.5 57 4.4 142 10.9 36 2.8 0 0.0 41 3.2 9 12 6 0.5 4 40
23 Myers, David 20 220 11.0 147 7.4 367 18.4 86 4.3 3 0.2 68 3.4 9 11 10 0.5 10 70
10 O'Brien, Nick 3 16 5.3 16 5.3 32 10.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 6 2.0 1 0 1 0.3 0 6
16 Pears, Tayte 11 111 10.1 83 7.5 194 17.6 65 5.9 0 0.0 26 2.4 6 10 0 0.0 0 0
30 Ryder, Paddy 17 136 8.0 84 4.9 220 12.9 67 3.9 388 22.8 55 3.2 20 25 10 0.6 3 63
5 Stanton, Brent 21 362 17.2 162 7.7 524 25.0 112 5.3 0 0.0 81 3.9 27 7 14 0.7 11 95
4 Watson, Jobe 19 259 13.6 264 13.9 523 27.5 74 3.9 1 0.1 60 3.2 17 9 16 0.8 18 114
8 Winderlich, Jason 12 103 8.6 74 6.2 177 14.8 79 6.6 0 0.0 30 2.5 4 1 17 1.4 8 110
11 Zaharakis, David 21 266 12.7 210 10.0 476 22.7 73 3.5 0 0.0 62 3.0 6 13 9 0.4 17 71
Totals 484 4898 10.1 3371 7.0 8269 17.1 2213 4.6 882 1.8 1331 2.8 347 364 312 0.6 216 2088
 

Footnotes

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