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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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2009 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2009 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 3.37.611.815.11 101 WON Melbourne 3.36.59.610.7 67 34 MCG Mar 29 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 1.53.67.89.11 65 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.64.108.1311.14 80 -15 MCG Apr 5 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 2.15.58.910.9 69 LOST Hawthorn 4.110.415.519.9 123 -54 DOC Apr 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 3.35.59.710.9 69 WON Essendon 1.33.75.117.15 57 12 DOC Apr 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 3.25.66.97.16 58 LOST Richmond 2.26.710.1213.16 94 -36 DOC Apr 25 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 4.17.28.611.9 75 LOST Collingwood 4.612.815.1119.13 127 -52 DOC May 1 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 5.112.115.320.5 125 WON Port Adelaide 4.16.612.818.12 120 5 DOC May 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 1.23.36.67.7 49 LOST Geelong 5.312.515.918.11 119 -70 KAR May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 2.38.812.1114.14 98 WON Fremantle 6.59.710.1012.13 85 13 DOC May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.36.59.712.9 81 LOST Brisbane 4.28.612.815.9 99 -18 DOC May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 5.17.28.39.3 57 LOST St. Kilda 1.34.78.1015.13 103 -46 DOC Jun 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 0.01.22.53.6 24 LOST Adelaide 2.43.65.99.14 68 -44 FBP Jun 14 (Sun, 4:10) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 4.48.811.1312.14 86 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.19.413.617.6 108 -22 MCG Jun 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 3.38.510.613.7 85 LOST Sydney 3.47.611.715.10 100 -15 SCG Jul 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 1.24.38.59.10 64 LOST Hawthorn 1.32.65.910.13 73 -9 YOR Jul 12 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 1.33.68.1112.13 85 DRAW Richmond 4.510.611.912.13 85 0 MCG Jul 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 3.25.48.611.9 75 LOST Brisbane 5.27.814.917.14 116 -41 GAB Jul 25 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 3.47.911.911.18 84 LOST Carlton 3.46.412.714.10 94 -10 DOC Jul 31 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 4.17.514.819.9 123 WON Melbourne 3.33.77.108.13 61 62 DOC Aug 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
20 A North Melbourne 1.44.56.910.12 72 LOST West Coast 1.26.313.717.8 110 -38 SUB Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 5.27.28.310.4 64 WON St. Kilda 3.04.46.98.11 59 5 DOC Aug 23 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 A North Melbourne 2.34.48.610.11 71 WON Port Adelaide 3.26.58.99.13 67 4 FBP Aug 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
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2009 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
13 Adams, Leigh 6 53 8.8 49 8.2 102 17.0 23 3.8 2 0.3 26 4.3 3 3 6 1.0 1 37
44 Anthony, Liam 10 123 12.3 133 13.3 256 25.6 55 5.5 0 0.0 40 4.0 4 4 1 0.1 4 10
33 Campbell, Matt 12 71 5.9 50 4.2 121 10.1 25 2.1 0 0.0 37 3.1 7 2 11 0.9 7 73
27 Edwards, Aaron 10 85 8.5 31 3.1 116 11.6 61 6.1 0 0.0 16 1.6 4 4 14 1.4 6 90
11 Firrito, Michael 22 172 7.8 197 9.0 369 16.8 81 3.7 11 0.5 101 4.6 24 26 9 0.4 6 60
32 Garlett, Cruize 5 31 6.2 34 6.8 65 13.0 12 2.4 0 0.0 22 4.4 1 5 1 0.2 2 8
38 Gibson, Josh 22 210 9.5 173 7.9 383 17.4 102 4.6 5 0.2 71 3.2 19 26 1 0.0 2 8
22 Goldstein, Todd 13 45 3.5 59 4.5 104 8.0 36 2.8 179 13.8 18 1.4 11 9 9 0.7 4 58
24 Greenwood, Levi 11 75 6.8 46 4.2 121 11.0 21 1.9 1 0.1 48 4.4 6 12 1 0.1 2 8
17 Grima, Nathan 13 124 9.5 85 6.5 209 16.1 65 5.0 1 0.1 37 2.8 3 7 0 0.0 0 0
31 Hale, David 16 94 5.9 45 2.8 139 8.7 79 4.9 54 3.4 21 1.3 6 13 22 1.4 13 145
6 Hansen, Lachlan 16 143 8.9 64 4.0 207 12.9 92 5.8 4 0.3 24 1.5 8 12 9 0.6 8 62
39 Harding, Leigh 18 184 10.2 127 7.1 311 17.3 108 6.0 0 0.0 58 3.2 25 13 17 0.9 5 107
4 Harris, Daniel 10 71 7.1 101 10.1 172 17.2 24 2.4 0 0.0 45 4.5 18 13 3 0.3 1 19
29 Harvey, Brent 15 193 12.9 142 9.5 335 22.3 62 4.1 0 0.0 31 2.1 19 11 12 0.8 8 80
21 Jones, Corey 10 75 7.5 57 5.7 132 13.2 45 4.5 0 0.0 33 3.3 11 10 14 1.4 12 96
2 Lower, Ed 9 46 5.1 66 7.3 112 12.4 23 2.6 2 0.2 25 2.8 3 7 2 0.2 6 18
1 McIntosh, Hamish 22 174 7.9 188 8.5 362 16.5 112 5.1 514 23.4 45 2.0 23 16 13 0.6 3 81
42 McMahon, Scott 22 247 11.2 124 5.6 371 16.9 109 5.0 1 0.0 69 3.1 20 11 4 0.2 2 26
40 Obst, Alan 2 12 6.0 5 2.5 17 8.5 8 4.0 0 0.0 11 5.5 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
20 Petrie, Drew 22 221 10.0 111 5.0 332 15.1 145 6.6 82 3.7 89 4.0 27 19 27 1.2 21 183
5 Power, Sam 17 181 10.6 154 9.1 335 19.7 82 4.8 1 0.1 44 2.6 9 17 0 0.0 2 2
30 Pratt, Daniel 14 158 11.3 83 5.9 241 17.2 82 5.9 0 0.0 23 1.6 6 7 0 0.0 2 2
3 Rawlings, Brady 20 188 9.4 250 12.5 438 21.9 83 4.2 0 0.0 65 3.3 16 13 2 0.1 1 13
28 Riggio, Matt 1 4 4.0 6 6.0 10 10.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
15 Ross, Ben 9 80 8.9 75 8.3 155 17.2 31 3.4 0 0.0 28 3.1 6 5 2 0.2 7 19
7 Simpson, Adam 18 199 11.1 243 13.5 442 24.6 95 5.3 16 0.9 76 4.2 21 17 5 0.3 4 34
18 Smith, Joshua 5 34 6.8 24 4.8 58 11.6 24 4.8 1 0.2 13 2.6 5 7 2 0.4 4 16
9 Swallow, Andrew 22 187 8.5 224 10.2 411 18.7 85 3.9 2 0.1 152 6.9 52 20 17 0.8 8 110
12 Thomas, Lindsay 19 169 8.9 65 3.4 234 12.3 65 3.4 0 0.0 61 3.2 12 26 21 1.1 23 149
16 Thompson, Scott 22 170 7.7 178 8.1 348 15.8 102 4.6 0 0.0 57 2.6 34 14 0 0.0 0 0
14 Urquhart, Gavin 18 180 10.0 126 7.0 306 17.0 90 5.0 0 0.0 44 2.4 2 12 0 0.0 3 3
35 Warren, Ben 9 67 7.4 24 2.7 91 10.1 45 5.0 1 0.1 7 0.8 7 6 11 1.2 7 73
36 Watt, Shannon 3 17 5.7 12 4.0 29 9.7 5 1.7 1 0.3 3 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
8 Wells, Daniel 7 94 13.4 41 5.9 135 19.3 30 4.3 1 0.1 13 1.9 5 3 4 0.6 1 25
37 Wright, Sam 4 29 7.3 11 2.8 40 10.0 14 3.5 0 0.0 3 0.8 2 0 2 0.5 4 16
19 Ziebell, Jack 10 108 10.8 47 4.7 155 15.5 42 4.2 0 0.0 28 2.8 7 9 2 0.2 2 14
Totals 484 4314 8.9 3450 7.1 7764 16.0 2166 4.5 879 1.8 1487 3.1 428 382 244 0.5 181 1645
 

Footnotes

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