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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Football Club

Known as
Melbourne

Nickname
Demons (formerly Red Legs, Fuchsias)

Formed
1858

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Casey; Melbourne WFC; Melbourne Reserves; Casey WFC

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

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) –; Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2021 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1900, 1926, 1939-40-41, 1948, 1955-56-57, 1959-60, 1964 (12 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series: 1971, 1987, 1989 (3 total); McClelland Trophy 1955-6, 1958, 1990, 2021 (5 total)

Most Games
306 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

Most Goals
631 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

League Top Goalkickers
V.Coutie (39) 1904; H.Brereton (56) 1912; N.Smith (89) 1941; F.Fanning (67) 1944, (67) 1945 & (97) 1947; D.Neitz (82) 2002 (5 winners/7 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Ivor Warne-Smith 1926 & 1928; Don Cordner 1946; Brian Wilson 1982; Peter Moore 1984; Jim Stynes 1991; Shane Woewodin 2000 (6 medallists/7 medals)

Headquarters
Great Southern Stand (MCG), East Melbourne, VIC 3002

Postal Address
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9652 1111 

Email
info@melbournefc.com.au

Website
melbournefc.com.au

CEO
Jackson, Peter

President
Bartlett, Glen

Melbourne



"The seeds of the Melbourne Football Club's greatest ever era began to be sown the following season, in 1952, when favourite son Norm Smith returned from Fitzroy to take over from Alan La Fontaine as senior coach ... and the 1953 season saw the debuts of several players who would go on to play significant roles in the club's impending period of greatness, notably Ron Barassi, Brian Dixon, Ian Ridley, Laurie Mithen and Colin Wilson ..."

Despite their recent lack of success, John Devaney writes that, as the foundation club, their place in the game's history is assured

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2017 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2017 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Melbourne 2.39.415.718.12 120 WON St. Kilda 6.27.89.913.12 90 30 DOC Mar 25 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
2 H Melbourne 3.26.47.513.8 86 WON Carlton 2.24.67.89.10 64 22 MCG Apr 2 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
3 A Melbourne 2.47.1112.1713.19 97 LOST Geelong 5.29.214.220.6 126 -29 DOC Apr 8 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
4 H Melbourne 2.59.79.1015.14 104 LOST Fremantle 3.26.413.816.10 106 -2 MCG Apr 15 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
5 A Melbourne 3.47.611.711.9 75 LOST Richmond 3.16.67.1112.16 88 -13 MCG Apr 24 (Mon, 7:25) Scores
6 A Melbourne 2.44.612.917.10 112 WON Essendon 2.24.86.1210.14 74 38 DOC Apr 30 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 H Melbourne 1.14.211.614.7 91 LOST Hawthorn 5.48.711.714.10 94 -3 MCG May 7 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
8 A Melbourne 2.25.312.517.5 107 WON Adelaide 1.46.77.89.12 66 41 ADO May 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 H Melbourne 2.58.79.913.12 90 LOST North Melbourne 6.78.912.1315.14 104 -14 MCG May 21 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
10 H Melbourne 2.14.89.1018.14 122 WON Gold Coast 4.57.79.813.9 87 35 TRA May 27 (Sat, 4:05) Scores
11 Melbourne       Bye        
12 H Melbourne 4.36.612.915.14 104 WON Collingwood 3.210.512.815.10 100 4 MCG Jun 12 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
13 A Melbourne 4.28.614.717.11 113 WON Western Bulldogs 0.13.36.58.8 56 57 DOC Jun 18 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
14 A Melbourne 3.16.610.815.9 99 WON West Coast 2.55.711.1014.12 96 3 SUB Jun 24 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
15 H Melbourne 4.04.15.47.8 50 LOST Sydney 1.85.158.1611.19 85 -35 MCG Jun 30 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
16 A Melbourne 1.27.411.514.6 90 WON Carlton 4.37.59.812.10 82 8 MCG Jul 9 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
17 H Melbourne 1.35.39.710.10 70 LOST Adelaide 7.211.612.1117.14 116 -46 MAR Jul 15 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 H Melbourne 4.48.811.813.10 88 WON Port Adelaide 0.33.66.109.11 65 23 MCG Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Melbourne 2.08.58.810.12 72 LOST North Melbourne 4.46.49.811.10 76 -4 BEL Jul 29 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
20 A Melbourne 3.05.17.110.2 62 LOST Greater Western Sydney 8.610.713.1214.13 97 -35 MAN Aug 5 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
21 H Melbourne 6.39.610.914.12 96 WON St. Kilda 1.14.48.1110.12 72 24 MCG Aug 13 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 H Melbourne 3.36.611.816.8 104 WON Brisbane 2.36.39.514.7 91 13 MCG Aug 20 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
23 A Melbourne 1.34.89.1012.11 83 LOST Collingwood 6.59.612.1014.15 99 -16 MCG Aug 26 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
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2017 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
10 Brayshaw, Angus 5 53 10.6 42 8.4 95 19.0 28 5.6 0 0.0 12 2.4 1 1 2 0.4 1 13
32 Bugg, Tomas 10 70 7.0 69 6.9 139 13.9 29 2.9 0 0.0 31 3.1 11 7 7 0.7 12 54
17 Frost, Sam 16 127 7.9 89 5.6 216 13.5 61 3.8 3 0.2 40 2.5 15 18 1 0.1 0 6
36 Garlett, Jeff 21 171 8.1 65 3.1 236 11.2 56 2.7 0 0.0 74 3.5 17 9 42 2.0 28 280
11 Gawn, Max 13 77 5.9 83 6.4 160 12.3 46 3.5 466 35.8 36 2.8 18 25 4 0.3 4 28
19 Hannan, Mitch 20 138 6.9 110 5.5 248 12.4 49 2.5 0 0.0 60 3.0 21 13 22 1.1 10 142
43 Harmes, James 17 138 8.1 156 9.2 294 17.3 50 2.9 0 0.0 57 3.4 12 14 14 0.8 12 96
14 Hibberd, Michael 18 305 16.9 188 10.4 493 27.4 97 5.4 0 0.0 23 1.3 18 11 1 0.1 1 7
1 Hogan, Jesse 10 91 9.1 51 5.1 142 14.2 51 5.1 0 0.0 15 1.5 9 5 20 2.0 6 126
29 Hunt, Jayden 22 254 11.5 142 6.5 396 18.0 85 3.9 0 0.0 69 3.1 15 15 7 0.3 5 47
39 Jetta, Neville 22 151 6.9 164 7.5 315 14.3 94 4.3 0 0.0 68 3.1 19 11 3 0.1 0 18
2 Jones, Nathan 16 207 12.9 232 14.5 439 27.4 63 3.9 0 0.0 86 5.4 17 11 10 0.6 6 66
24 Kennedy Harris, Jay 6 45 7.5 51 8.5 96 16.0 18 3.0 0 0.0 23 3.8 2 5 0 0.0 1 1
16 Kent, Dean 6 56 9.3 34 5.7 90 15.0 27 4.5 0 0.0 13 2.2 8 2 7 1.2 6 48
6 Lewis, Jordan 19 216 11.4 284 14.9 500 26.3 93 4.9 0 0.0 47 2.5 23 17 5 0.3 3 33
48 Maynard, Corey 1 5 5.0 13 13.0 18 18.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 3 0 1 1.0 0 6
28 McDonald, Oscar 20 192 9.6 116 5.8 308 15.4 108 5.4 0 0.0 32 1.6 13 16 0 0.0 0 0
25 McDonald, Tom 22 227 10.3 161 7.3 388 17.6 139 6.3 53 2.4 50 2.3 19 32 23 1.0 7 145
18 Melksham, Jake 19 202 10.6 116 6.1 318 16.7 84 4.4 0 0.0 48 2.5 13 21 21 1.1 6 132
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 19 204 10.7 155 8.2 359 18.9 61 3.2 0 0.0 87 4.6 9 7 15 0.8 9 99
13 Oliver, Clayton 22 177 8.0 482 21.9 659 30.0 68 3.1 1 0.0 152 6.9 20 40 4 0.2 3 27
21 Pedersen, Cameron 15 119 7.9 124 8.3 243 16.2 73 4.9 147 9.8 53 3.5 15 17 16 1.1 8 104
5 Petracca, Christian 22 181 8.2 233 10.6 414 18.8 72 3.3 0 0.0 54 2.5 11 17 26 1.2 6 162
3 Salem, Christian 16 219 13.7 124 7.8 343 21.4 73 4.6 0 0.0 54 3.4 15 7 5 0.3 0 30
44 Smith, Joel 3 12 4.0 14 4.7 26 8.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 8 2.7 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
38 Smith, Tim 2 7 3.5 3 1.5 10 5.0 3 1.5 3 1.5 6 3.0 2 2 1 0.5 2 8
33 Spencer, Jake 2 7 3.5 10 5.0 17 8.5 4 2.0 28 14.0 5 2.5 4 4 2 1.0 0 12
15 Stretch, Billy 9 57 6.3 107 11.9 164 18.2 30 3.3 0 0.0 30 3.3 6 3 3 0.3 4 22
9 Trengove, Jack 2 17 8.5 12 6.0 29 14.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
12 Tyson, Dom 19 224 11.8 256 13.5 480 25.3 78 4.1 0 0.0 75 3.9 12 22 5 0.3 9 39
23 Vince, Bernie 19 263 13.8 140 7.4 403 21.2 73 3.8 0 0.0 55 2.9 12 18 2 0.1 4 16
7 Viney, Jack 18 151 8.4 264 14.7 415 23.1 44 2.4 0 0.0 126 7.0 28 18 6 0.3 5 41
42 Wagner, Josh 9 63 7.0 80 8.9 143 15.9 21 2.3 0 0.0 25 2.8 4 3 2 0.2 1 13
4 Watts, Jack 16 129 8.1 122 7.6 251 15.7 77 4.8 53 3.3 42 2.6 10 9 22 1.4 9 141
26 Weideman, Sam 7 24 3.4 32 4.6 56 8.0 18 2.6 0 0.0 12 1.7 6 7 3 0.4 4 22
41 White, Mitch 1 5 5.0 6 6.0 11 11.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 484 4584 9.5 4330 8.9 8914 18.4 1883 3.9 754 1.6 1580 3.3 409 413 302 0.6 172 1984
 

Footnotes

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