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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) 1877–1924

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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1947 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1947 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 2.510.613.1015.14 104 LOST Richmond 4.116.1312.2018.27 135 -31 PUN Apr 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 0.33.77.78.11 59 LOST St. Kilda 3.76.107.138.13 61 -2 ARD Apr 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 4.18.710.912.10 82 WON South Melbourne 3.54.85.1310.18 78 4 LAK May 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 0.30.80.144.15 39 LOST Fitzroy 2.77.1414.2119.26 140 -101 ARD May 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 2.15.88.911.13 79 LOST Footscray 3.55.1011.1617.18 120 -41 WES May 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 2.24.77.815.12 102 WON Essendon 6.49.814.1014.10 94 8 ARD May 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 1.47.610.1011.14 80 LOST Carlton 2.67.1010.1713.21 99 -19 PRI May 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.06.68.910.11 71 LOST Hawthorn 4.56.58.1110.15 75 -4 GLE Jun 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 3.17.59.59.6 60 LOST Melbourne 4.55.98.1411.15 81 -21 ARD Jun 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 1.06.48.413.8 86 LOST Geelong 6.411.816.818.11 119 -33 ARD Jun 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 5.27.68.109.15 69 LOST Collingwood 2.36.810.1114.19 103 -34 VIC Jun 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 0.32.62.64.10 34 LOST Richmond 7.47.612.1012.11 83 -49 ARD Jul 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 0.29.1110.1213.25 103 WON St. Kilda 2.54.68.148.15 63 40 JUN Jul 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 3.24.66.128.14 62 LOST South Melbourne 3.55.86.108.18 66 -4 ARD Jul 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 2.33.95.127.14 56 LOST Fitzroy 1.37.312.516.7 103 -47 BWS Jul 26 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 0.33.96.1210.12 72 LOST Footscray 4.46.510.811.10 76 -4 ARD Aug 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 1.25.68.1112.14 86 LOST Essendon 3.411.614.919.12 126 -40 WIN Aug 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 2.46.88.1010.12 72 LOST Carlton 4.18.812.914.13 97 -25 ARD Aug 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 1.14.69.1110.14 74 WON Hawthorn 2.27.47.510.10 70 4 ARD Aug 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1947 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
7 Bourke, Ted 1                             0 0.0    
1 Carroll, Chris 8                             18 2.3    
16 Condon, Don 17                             27 1.6    
1 Connellan, Frank 17                             4 0.2    
23 Coulton, Don 6                             0 0.0    
4 Crump, Alf 10                             13 1.3    
29 Dunscombe, Graham 5                             1 0.2    
5 Dyer, Sid 19                             47 2.5    
24 Dynon, Kevin 18                             9 0.5    
30 Edwards, Maurie 3                             0 0.0    
18 Foote, Les 13                             11 0.8    
13 Francis, Leo 11                             2 0.2    
10 Harrison, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
10 Hayes, Kevin 5                             0 0.0    
36 Hill, Fred 2                             0 0.0    
23 Hill, Les 2                             0 0.0    
19 Jarrard, Ted 17                             1 0.1    
Jeeves, Frank 1                             0 0.0    
17 Kemp, Don 3                             1 0.3    
31 Kennedy, George 5                             3 0.6    
33 Kokkin, George 7                             1 0.1    
21 Kuhl, Jim 7                             0 0.0    
17 Lineen, Jock 3                             0 0.0    
15 Lyons, Jack 17                             0 0.0    
6 Maas, Allan 6                             1 0.2    
29 Malone, Joe 3                             1 0.3    
11 Malone, Jim 13                             2 0.2    
13 Marchesi, Gerald 1                             0 0.0    
12 McCorkell, Jock 19                             0 0.0    
McEwen, Rob 1                             0 0.0    
20 McKenzie, Keith 14                             2 0.1    
26 Molloy, Dick 9                             3 0.3    
28 O'Brien, Dally 15                             8 0.5    
30 Patterson, Jim 3                             0 0.0    
27 Radloff, Stan 12                             1 0.1    
25 Reeves, Les 15                             7 0.5    
9 Ryan, Reg 6                             0 0.0    
36 Slattery, Kevin 8                             2 0.3    
14 Somerville, Harry 6                             8 1.3    
3 Stephens, Frank 12                             9 0.8    
18 Stibbard Snr, Neville 1                             0 0.0    
7 Thornton, Col 7                             4 0.6    
8 Walsh, Terry 17                             5 0.3    
14 Williamson, Brian 1                             0 0.0    
6 Winberg, Harold 7                             0 0.0    
Totals 380                             191 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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