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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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2008 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2008 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 4.36.77.99.13 67 LOST Essendon 2.08.215.519.8 122 -55 DOC Mar 24 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 7.411.418.520.7 127 WON Richmond 3.17.410.713.8 86 41 MCG Mar 30 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 4.67.712.813.8 86 LOST Hawthorn 1.37.59.915.12 102 -16 DOC Apr 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 4.88.1113.1518.19 127 WON Melbourne 1.03.65.1011.13 79 48 MCG Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 3.45.99.1216.16 112 WON Collingwood 2.48.610.1115.15 105 7 MCG Apr 19 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 1.23.77.99.10 64 DRAW Sydney 3.54.76.108.16 64 0 DOC Apr 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.24.35.611.8 74 LOST Adelaide 1.86.1114.1115.17 107 -33 FBP May 3 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 5.27.211.813.11 89 WON West Coast 4.39.510.712.11 83 6 CRR May 17 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 5.37.712.1116.17 113 WON Western Bulldogs 5.311.714.1016.14 110 3 DOC May 25 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 2.26.212.315.8 98 LOST Brisbane 4.711.1215.1718.21 129 -31 GAB May 31 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 3.210.415.717.12 114 LOST Geelong 7.011.617.719.13 127 -13 DOC Jun 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 0.43.63.109.13 67 LOST Fremantle 5.39.813.1118.12 120 -53 SUB Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 2.47.810.1015.13 103 WON Hawthorn 2.35.87.1210.16 76 27 MCG Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 4.46.78.119.15 69 LOST St. Kilda 0.34.36.712.12 84 -15 CRR Jun 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 4.66.107.1310.16 76 WON Port Adelaide 4.35.79.1110.14 74 2 FBP Jul 12 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.45.612.817.12 114 WON Collingwood 3.37.710.1014.12 96 18 DOC Jul 18 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 7.39.611.914.14 98 WON Melbourne 1.33.46.810.10 70 28 MCG Jul 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 5.66.910.1013.14 92 WON Brisbane 3.38.710.1311.18 84 8 CRR Aug 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 6.511.615.721.10 136 WON Western Bulldogs 2.35.411.718.8 116 20 DOC Aug 10 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
20 A North Melbourne 5.213.517.822.9 141 WON Carlton 6.29.310.514.6 90 51 DOC Aug 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 4.36.49.413.4 82 LOST Geelong 3.310.613.1017.13 115 -33 KAR Aug 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 H North Melbourne 4.37.59.1010.12 72 LOST Port Adelaide 3.410.518.823.10 148 -76 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
2EF A North Melbourne 4.16.410.511.9 75 LOST Sydney 1.54.612.717.8 110 -35 STA Sep 6 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
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2008 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
16 Brown, Leigh 9 51 5.7 60 6.7 111 12.3 36 4.0 9 1.0 22 2.4 3 14 7 0.8 6 48
33 Campbell, Matt 22 150 6.8 91 4.1 241 11.0 46 2.1 0 0.0 76 3.5 22 16 32 1.5 14 206
34 Davies, Ben 2 22 11.0 12 6.0 34 17.0 9 4.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
27 Edwards, Aaron 8 51 6.4 24 3.0 75 9.4 41 5.1 0 0.0 9 1.1 2 5 7 0.9 5 47
11 Firrito, Michael 23 156 6.8 179 7.8 335 14.6 109 4.7 4 0.2 40 1.7 17 23 1 0.0 7 13
38 Gibson, Josh 20 133 6.7 145 7.3 278 13.9 75 3.8 0 0.0 32 1.6 16 15 1 0.1 1 7
22 Goldstein, Todd 3 8 2.7 8 2.7 16 5.3 6 2.0 29 9.7 4 1.3 4 3 2 0.7 0 12
6 Grant, Shannon 21 209 10.0 129 6.1 338 16.1 110 5.2 0 0.0 41 2.0 21 13 29 1.4 17 191
17 Grima, Blake 3 11 3.7 17 5.7 28 9.3 2 0.7 0 0.0 9 3.0 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
31 Hale, David 22 156 7.1 94 4.3 250 11.4 130 5.9 187 8.5 38 1.7 33 21 37 1.7 19 241
26 Hansen, Lachlan 10 80 8.0 53 5.3 133 13.3 53 5.3 5 0.5 7 0.7 7 11 4 0.4 1 25
39 Harding, Leigh 22 197 9.0 137 6.2 334 15.2 100 4.5 0 0.0 50 2.3 20 14 14 0.6 4 88
4 Harris, Daniel 23 195 8.5 241 10.5 436 19.0 96 4.2 0 0.0 109 4.7 31 39 7 0.3 6 48
29 Harvey, Brent 23 339 14.7 230 10.0 569 24.7 110 4.8 0 0.0 54 2.3 26 13 25 1.1 19 169
21 Jones, Corey 19 141 7.4 88 4.6 229 12.1 76 4.0 4 0.2 47 2.5 26 12 33 1.7 19 217
2 Lower, Ed 12 60 5.0 67 5.6 127 10.6 29 2.4 1 0.1 31 2.6 3 16 8 0.7 6 54
1 McIntosh, Hamish 14 98 7.0 88 6.3 186 13.3 55 3.9 223 15.9 18 1.3 13 11 4 0.3 2 26
42 McMahon, Scott 13 91 7.0 60 4.6 151 11.6 57 4.4 0 0.0 31 2.4 6 10 7 0.5 1 43
40 Obst, Alan 3 7 2.3 9 3.0 16 5.3 8 2.7 0 0.0 5 1.7 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
20 Petrie, Drew 23 228 9.9 139 6.0 367 16.0 154 6.7 219 9.5 57 2.5 32 23 17 0.7 15 117
5 Power, Sam 22 200 9.1 197 9.0 397 18.0 80 3.6 1 0.0 63 2.9 14 20 2 0.1 2 14
30 Pratt, Daniel 21 270 12.9 126 6.0 396 18.9 121 5.8 3 0.1 28 1.3 30 16 5 0.2 5 35
3 Rawlings, Brady 23 170 7.4 283 12.3 453 19.7 64 2.8 1 0.0 73 3.2 10 14 3 0.1 2 20
28 Riggio, Matt 7 44 6.3 36 5.1 80 11.4 21 3.0 0 0.0 17 2.4 7 3 0 0.0 4 4
15 Ross, Ben 3 24 8.0 12 4.0 36 12.0 8 2.7 0 0.0 5 1.7 1 3 2 0.7 2 14
32 Sansbury, Eddie 1 1 1.0 3 3.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
7 Simpson, Adam 21 238 11.3 267 12.7 505 24.0 77 3.7 13 0.6 77 3.7 28 19 4 0.2 5 29
9 Sinclair, Jess 6 62 10.3 27 4.5 89 14.8 22 3.7 0 0.0 17 2.8 7 11 2 0.3 0 12
41 Smith, Joshua 2 14 7.0 4 2.0 18 9.0 11 5.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
10 Smith, Jesse 2 17 8.5 14 7.0 31 15.5 9 4.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 2 1 0.5 0 6
19 Swallow, Andrew 3 18 6.0 23 7.7 41 13.7 6 2.0 0 0.0 14 4.7 4 8 0 0.0 0 0
12 Thomas, Lindsay 23 183 8.0 78 3.4 261 11.3 73 3.2 0 0.0 64 2.8 22 30 32 1.4 14 206
37 Thompson, Scott 6 44 7.3 27 4.5 71 11.8 27 4.5 0 0.0 8 1.3 5 5 0 0.0 0 0
23 Thompson, Nathan 15 92 6.1 36 2.4 128 8.5 67 4.5 12 0.8 21 1.4 12 8 29 1.9 13 187
14 Urquhart, Gavin 14 114 8.1 91 6.5 205 14.6 48 3.4 0 0.0 25 1.8 6 6 0 0.0 1 1
36 Watt, Shannon 21 122 5.8 109 5.2 231 11.0 88 4.2 1 0.0 25 1.2 10 6 0 0.0 1 1
8 Wells, Daniel 21 271 12.9 173 8.2 444 21.1 92 4.4 2 0.1 59 2.8 23 9 6 0.3 11 47
Totals 506 4267 8.4 3377 6.7 7644 15.1 2117 4.2 714 1.4 1187 2.3 467 426 321 0.6 203 2129
 

Footnotes

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