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KEY FACTS

Official name
North Melbourne Football Club

Known as
North Melbourne

Nickname
Kangaroos

Former name
Hotham

Former name date
1888-01-01

Formed
1869 (disbanded 1907; reformed 1908; disbanded 1921; reformed 1922)

Colours
Royal blue and white

Associated clubs
Werribee; North Melbourne Reserves; North Melbourne WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1924

Home Ground
Docklands

AFL Premierships
1996, 1999 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1975, 1977 (2 total)

VFA Premierships
1903-4, 1910, 1914-15, 1918 (6 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1975 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series - 1965-6, 1980, 1995, 1998 (5 total); McClelland Trophy - 1976, 1978, 1983, 1998 (4 total)

Most Games
432 - Brent Harvey (1996-2016)

Most Goals
671 - Wayne Carey (1989-2001)

League Top Goalkickers
D.Wade (103) 1974; M.Blight (103) 1982; J.Longmire (98) 1990 (3 total)

Brownlow Medalists
Noel Teasdale 1965; Keith Greig 1973 & 1974; Malcolm Blight 1978; Ross Glendinning 1983 (4 medallists/5 medals)

Headquarters
204-206 Arden St, North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Phone: (03) 9320 2400 

Email
info@nmfc.com.au

Website
nmfc.com.au

North Melbourne



"With former playing hero Allen Aylett now spearheading the club's administration as a radical and forward thinking president, in 1971 North Melbourne audaciously announced a 'Five Year Plan' to secure a VFL premiership ... Every aspect of the club's operation came under intense analysis with a view to trimming the fat and maximising efficiency. Nevertheless, it is doubtful if such measures alone would have been sufficient to propel the team which won just one game in 1972 (earning an inevitable wooden spoon) to a remarkable four consecutive grand finals for two flags between 1974 and 1977..."

John Devaney explains how a rule change helped the Kangaroos break through to win their first flag

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1934 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1934 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 3.36.68.810.11 71 LOST Fitzroy 1.62.128.1311.16 82 -11 BWS May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 1.14.48.510.10 70 LOST Geelong 3.63.125.1510.17 77 -7 ARD May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 0.25.66.128.14 62 LOST Footscray 2.47.78.1210.17 77 -15 ARD May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 2.74.136.1810.20 80 LOST St. Kilda 3.37.1110.1314.18 102 -22 JUN May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 10.212.416.917.14 116 LOST Melbourne 2.310.1211.1915.28 118 -2 ARD Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 3.54.56.812.11 83 LOST Carlton 3.59.1113.1820.25 145 -62 PRI Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 3.26.89.1112.14 86 LOST Collingwood 7.47.815.1416.16 112 -26 ARD Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 3.36.59.1115.13 103 LOST Essendon 6.414.1219.1429.16 190 -87 WIN Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 0.03.14.27.4 46 LOST South Melbourne 10.811.1314.1720.18 138 -92 ARD Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 3.54.96.106.12 48 LOST Hawthorn 3.64.86.126.17 53 -5 GLE Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 2.57.89.1111.12 78 LOST Richmond 5.16.211.415.9 99 -21 ARD Jul 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 2.26.59.515.8 98 LOST Fitzroy 7.612.1116.1421.16 142 -44 ARD Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 2.33.55.75.12 42 LOST Geelong 2.47.78.1118.15 123 -81 COR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 0.24.44.116.14 50 LOST Footscray 2.48.98.1310.18 78 -28 WES Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 3.15.38.711.13 79 LOST St. Kilda 2.48.811.1112.12 84 -5 ARD Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 3.35.86.107.15 57 LOST Melbourne 0.85.128.1611.24 90 -33 MCG Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 4.35.77.88.8 56 LOST Carlton 2.34.85.127.16 58 -2 ARD Sep 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 0.40.52.82.8 20 LOST Collingwood 5.28.910.1115.18 108 -88 VIC Sep 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1934 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
8 Adamson, Jimmy 17                             0 0.0    
16 Allen, Les 10                             21 2.1    
4 Baker, Selwyn 5                             0 0.0    
2 Bicknell, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
10 Brodie, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
35 Brown, Len 3                             0 0.0    
20 Cameron, Charlie 3                             1 0.3    
17 Carter, Wally 14                             1 0.1    
Chamberlain, Keith 2                             0 0.0    
6 Diprose, Jack 12                             0 0.0    
3 Dwyer, Leo 3                             0 0.0    
5 Egan, Alf 6                             3 0.5    
15 Ellis, Ted 12                             1 0.1    
30 Fitzmaurice, Tom 17                             63 3.7    
14 Gaudion, Charlie 14                             0 0.0    
9 Gregory, Johnny 17                             1 0.1    
18 Guy, Wally 8                             4 0.5    
13 Huggins, Neville 17                             6 0.4    
2 Jerram, George 13                             0 0.0    
20 Johnson, Lloyd 11                             5 0.5    
1 Lewis, Johnny 18                             19 1.1    
26 Llewellyn, Ted 12                             10 0.8    
7 Long, Keith 10                             5 0.5    
18 Lynch, Jack 4                             1 0.3    
27 Mathews, Bob 11                             0 0.0    
21 May, Dick 7                             3 0.4    
40 McKernan, Ken 2                             0 0.0    
32 Mead, Ray 12                             0 0.0    
10 Paterson, Jack 3                             1 0.3    
31 Skinner, Charles 14                             2 0.1    
22 Sleightholm, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
12 Smith, Jack 10                             8 0.8    
24 Stevens, Horrie 1                             0 0.0    
35 Taylor, Dick 9                             5 0.6    
25 Tyrrell, Leo 4                             0 0.0    
19 Wallace, Trevor 8                             0 0.0    
29 Wells, Frank 18                             1 0.1    
3 Wrout, Jack 12                             11 0.9    
Totals 342                             172 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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