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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

CEO
Dilena, Carl

President
Buckley, Ben

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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2017 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2017 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 4.68.811.1013.15 93 LOST West Coast 3.39.816.821.10 136 -43 DOC Mar 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 6.28.616.817.9 111 LOST Geelong 2.17.612.717.10 112 -1 DOC Apr 2 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 3.25.48.610.7 67 LOST Greater Western Sydney 3.46.119.1515.19 109 -42 BEL Apr 8 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 2.44.78.1112.14 86 LOST Western Bulldogs 2.22.87.1512.17 89 -3 DOC Apr 14 (Fri, 4:20) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 2.36.57.79.8 62 LOST Fremantle 2.32.64.109.13 67 -5 SUB Apr 22 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 3.47.812.916.11 107 WON Gold Coast 4.47.611.814.10 94 13 DOC Apr 29 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 10.412.617.1222.13 145 WON Adelaide 0.05.69.713.8 86 59 BEL May 6 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 3.37.58.811.12 78 LOST Sydney 5.211.715.918.12 120 -42 DOC May 14 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 6.78.912.1315.14 104 WON Melbourne 2.58.79.913.12 90 14 MCG May 21 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 7.211.312.617.11 113 WON Carlton 2.07.212.415.6 96 17 DOC May 28 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 2.47.68.99.12 66 LOST Richmond 3.46.1012.1314.17 101 -35 DOC Jun 3 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
12 North Melbourne       Bye        
13 H North Melbourne 2.52.64.910.12 72 LOST St. Kilda 5.38.89.1512.17 89 -17 DOC Jun 16 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 3.47.512.716.10 106 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.410.813.1415.17 107 -1 DOC Jun 24 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 4.55.88.1314.15 99 LOST Gold Coast 6.311.513.618.10 118 -19 CRR Jul 1 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.26.38.412.10 82 LOST Fremantle 4.39.49.613.8 86 -4 DOC Jul 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.05.36.58.9 57 LOST Port Adelaide 8.111.414.919.13 127 -70 ADO Jul 15 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 4.48.512.716.9 105 LOST Essendon 4.28.313.820.12 132 -27 DOC Jul 22 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 4.46.49.811.10 76 WON Melbourne 2.08.58.810.12 72 4 BEL Jul 29 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 1.51.94.117.15 57 LOST Collingwood 2.75.1111.1216.15 111 -54 DOC Aug 5 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 3.15.212.414.5 89 LOST Hawthorn 5.310.515.518.8 116 -27 YOR Aug 13 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
22 A North Melbourne 5.26.38.512.6 78 LOST St. Kilda 4.38.1414.1718.19 127 -49 DOC Aug 20 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
23 A North Melbourne 1.85.913.1219.16 130 WON Brisbane 5.05.58.911.13 79 51 GAB Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) 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
3 Anderson, Jed 5 28 5.6 28 5.6 56 11.2 8 1.6 0 0.0 24 4.8 5 0 3 0.6 2 20
18 Atley, Shaun 22 185 8.4 200 9.1 385 17.5 76 3.5 0 0.0 57 2.6 12 14 11 0.5 11 77
50 Brown, Ben 22 180 8.2 76 3.5 256 11.6 120 5.5 35 1.6 27 1.2 30 14 63 2.9 30 408
13 Clarke, Ryan 15 127 8.5 170 11.3 297 19.8 56 3.7 0 0.0 31 2.1 5 9 6 0.4 4 40
10 Cunnington, Ben 20 184 9.2 327 16.4 511 25.6 58 2.9 0 0.0 97 4.9 17 30 10 0.5 5 65
38 Daw, Majak 7 28 4.0 20 2.9 48 6.9 17 2.4 112 16.0 23 3.3 8 5 4 0.6 3 27
14 Dumont, Trent 19 191 10.1 200 10.5 391 20.6 46 2.4 0 0.0 83 4.4 23 13 7 0.4 3 45
24 Durdin, Sam 8 58 7.3 32 4.0 90 11.3 32 4.0 0 0.0 14 1.8 5 11 1 0.1 4 10
27 Garner, Taylor 18 153 8.5 133 7.4 286 15.9 80 4.4 0 0.0 61 3.4 15 20 16 0.9 8 104
43 Gibson, Sam 22 245 11.1 241 11.0 486 22.1 100 4.5 0 0.0 71 3.2 13 12 5 0.2 9 39
22 Goldstein, Todd 19 94 4.9 161 8.5 255 13.4 54 2.8 576 30.3 55 2.9 37 10 12 0.6 6 78
6 Hansen, Lachlan 13 101 7.8 75 5.8 176 13.5 87 6.7 0 0.0 22 1.7 7 14 5 0.4 2 32
39 Hibberd, Mitchell 4 18 4.5 29 7.3 47 11.8 10 2.5 0 0.0 8 2.0 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
4 Higgins, Shaun 21 269 12.8 224 10.7 493 23.5 77 3.7 0 0.0 106 5.0 20 27 18 0.9 25 133
8 Hrovat, Nathan 22 193 8.8 191 8.7 384 17.5 86 3.9 0 0.0 58 2.6 19 6 14 0.6 8 92
40 Larkey, Nick 2 2 1.0 4 2.0 6 3.0 1 0.5 2 1.0 1 0.5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
34 Macmillan, Jamie 13 137 10.5 107 8.2 244 18.8 47 3.6 0 0.0 26 2.0 6 5 2 0.2 3 15
11 McDonald, Luke 22 276 12.5 187 8.5 463 21.0 92 4.2 0 0.0 94 4.3 26 17 8 0.4 8 56
23 McKay, Ben 1 2 2.0 7 7.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
42 Mountford, Declan 12 78 6.5 99 8.3 177 14.8 38 3.2 0 0.0 46 3.8 10 4 3 0.3 2 20
17 Mullett, Aaron 18 225 12.5 135 7.5 360 20.0 74 4.1 0 0.0 30 1.7 9 6 5 0.3 2 32
26 Nielson, Daniel 7 33 4.7 28 4.0 61 8.7 24 3.4 0 0.0 8 1.1 6 9 0 0.0 0 0
31 Preuss, Braydon 8 42 5.3 29 3.6 71 8.9 29 3.6 180 22.5 23 2.9 4 15 5 0.6 6 36
21 Simpkin, Jy 13 72 5.5 69 5.3 141 10.8 35 2.7 0 0.0 31 2.4 10 5 9 0.7 5 59
9 Swallow, Andrew 16 134 8.4 179 11.2 313 19.6 33 2.1 0 0.0 106 6.6 25 15 4 0.3 3 27
25 Tarrant, Robbie 21 229 10.9 144 6.9 373 17.8 131 6.2 0 0.0 55 2.6 23 30 1 0.0 1 7
12 Thomas, Lindsay 9 68 7.6 42 4.7 110 12.2 25 2.8 0 0.0 32 3.6 7 12 5 0.6 7 37
16 Thompson, Scott 21 168 8.0 154 7.3 322 15.3 108 5.1 0 0.0 52 2.5 19 27 1 0.0 1 7
28 Turner, Kayne 15 94 6.3 89 5.9 183 12.2 54 3.6 0 0.0 61 4.1 16 7 17 1.1 8 110
33 Vickers-Willis, Ed 7 34 4.9 62 8.9 96 13.7 16 2.3 0 0.0 22 3.1 6 5 0 0.0 1 1
41 Wagner, Corey 4 18 4.5 13 3.3 31 7.8 6 1.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 3 0 0 0.0 2 2
30 Waite, Jarrad 10 96 9.6 45 4.5 141 14.1 49 4.9 5 0.5 25 2.5 5 8 22 2.2 18 150
2 Williams, Marley 13 94 7.2 133 10.2 227 17.5 31 2.4 0 0.0 27 2.1 7 6 3 0.2 0 18
36 Williams, Josh 2 13 6.5 13 6.5 26 13.0 10 5.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 2 1 0.5 2 8
32 Wood, Mason 10 79 7.9 58 5.8 137 13.7 42 4.2 0 0.0 25 2.5 3 9 14 1.4 11 95
7 Ziebell, Jack 19 262 13.8 160 8.4 422 22.2 66 3.5 0 0.0 110 5.8 27 23 13 0.7 6 84
44 Zurhaar, Cameron 4 22 5.5 14 3.5 36 9.0 9 2.3 0 0.0 7 1.8 4 2 2 0.5 3 15
Totals 484 4232 8.7 3878 8.0 8110 16.8 1828 3.8 913 1.9 1531 3.2 434 396 290 0.6 209 1949
 

Footnotes

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