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KEY FACTS

Official name
Footscray Football Club (trading as Western Bulldogs Football Club)

Known as
Western Bulldogs

Nickname
Bulldogs

Former name
Footscray

Former name date
1997-01-01

Formed
1883 (as Footscray); 1997 (named changed to Western Bulldogs)

Colours
Red, white and blue

Associated clubs
Footscray; Western Bulldogs WFC; Western Bulldogs WFC (VFLW)

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

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1886–1924

Home Ground
Docklands

AFL Premierships
2016 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1954 (1 total)

VFA Premierships
1898-9-1900, 1908, 1913, 1919-20, 1923-4 (9 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Victoria - 1924 (1 total); V/AFL Night Series: 1963-4, 1967, 1970, 2010 (5 total)

Most Games
364 - Brad Johnson (1994-2010)

Most Goals
575 - Simon Beasley (1982-1989)

League Top Goalkickers
J.Collins (84) 1954 & (74) 1957; K.Templeton (118) 1978 & (91) 1979; S.Beasley (105) 1985; B.Hall (80) 2010 (4 winners/6 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Alan Hopkins 1930; Norm Ware 1941; Peter Box 1956; John Schultz 1960; Gary Dempsey 1975; Kelvin Templeton 1980; Brad Hardie 1985; Tony Liberatore 1990; Scott Wynd 1992; Adam Cooney 2008 (10 total)

Headquarters
417 Barkly St, Footscray, VIC 3011

Postal Address
PO Box 4112 DC, Footscray West, VIC, 3012

Phone: (03) 9680 6100 

Email
godogs@westernbulldogs.com.au

Website
westernbulldogs.com.au

Western Bulldogs



"In actuality, Footscray in the 1950s was gradually assembling its greatest array of talent ever, and an inability to perform under pressure was certainly never an issue for players like Herb Henderson, Jack Collins, Charlie Sutton or Ted Whitten ... Collins, the VFL's top goalkicker in 1954 and 1957, was arguably Footscray's greatest ever full forward; Sutton, although best remembered as a highly accomplished back pocket player, was capable of playing almost anywhere, and indeed jointly topped the club's goalkicking list in 1951. Whitten, of course, was simply incomparable..."

John Devaney extols the virtues of the blue-collar Bulldogs, Footscray - the team of the mighty west.

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2010 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Western Bulldogs' 2010 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Western Bulldogs 3.29.611.1113.15 93 LOST Collingwood 8.210.914.1319.15 129 -36 DOC Mar 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 A Western Bulldogs 6.29.614.1117.18 120 WON Richmond 2.04.56.67.6 48 72 MCG Apr 4 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
3 H Western Bulldogs 2.46.58.1414.16 100 WON Hawthorn 3.35.78.912.12 84 16 DOC Apr 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Western Bulldogs 2.49.511.612.7 79 LOST Brisbane 2.54.1110.1813.23 101 -22 GAB Apr 17 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
5 H Western Bulldogs 4.310.515.1118.13 121 WON Adelaide 4.47.58.910.12 72 49 DOC Apr 23 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 H Western Bulldogs 2.23.76.86.10 46 LOST St. Kilda 1.22.34.37.7 49 -3 DOC Apr 30 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
7 A Western Bulldogs 3.25.58.710.10 70 WON Melbourne 0.63.97.109.12 66 4 MCG May 7 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 H Western Bulldogs 4.49.614.1014.17 101 WON Sydney 3.24.76.99.9 63 38 MAN May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Western Bulldogs 6.011.118.420.7 127 WON North Melbourne 0.52.104.137.15 57 70 DOC May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Western Bulldogs 3.26.48.414.6 90 LOST Essendon 3.27.512.615.9 99 -9 DOC May 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A Western Bulldogs 2.25.410.616.7 103 LOST Collingwood 3.38.516.717.11 113 -10 DOC Jun 6 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
12 H Western Bulldogs 5.67.913.1217.19 121 WON Brisbane 1.15.26.48.8 56 65 DOC Jun 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Western Bulldogs 3.47.811.1017.17 119 WON West Coast 3.36.58.59.5 59 60 SUB Jun 20 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
14 A Western Bulldogs 4.17.39.511.10 76 LOST Hawthorn 3.17.18.612.7 79 -3 MCG Jul 2 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A Western Bulldogs 4.210.416.420.6 126 WON Carlton 1.54.56.88.10 58 68 DOC Jul 11 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
16 H Western Bulldogs 2.36.610.912.11 83 WON Port Adelaide 5.16.27.27.5 47 36 MAR Jul 17 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 H Western Bulldogs 9.314.518.924.14 158 WON Fremantle 3.05.29.312.4 76 82 DOC Jul 25 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 H Western Bulldogs 6.29.313.722.11 143 WON North Melbourne 3.36.68.810.12 72 71 DOC Aug 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 A Western Bulldogs 3.16.77.118.13 61 WON Adelaide 1.55.77.107.11 53 8 FBP Aug 8 (Sun, 4:10) Scores
20 H Western Bulldogs 3.13.26.39.6 60 LOST Geelong 4.114.417.625.11 161 -101 DOC Aug 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 A Western Bulldogs 5.16.39.710.10 70 LOST Sydney 4.410.613.1017.12 114 -44 SCG Aug 21 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 H Western Bulldogs 6.211.415.517.5 107 WON Essendon 2.46.49.611.12 78 29 DOC Aug 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
1QF A Western Bulldogs 0.53.75.118.14 62 LOST Collingwood 3.67.1511.1817.22 124 -62 MCG Sep 4 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
1SF H Western Bulldogs 3.45.68.911.11 77 WON Sydney 3.48.48.910.12 72 5 MCG Sep 11 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
2PF H Western Bulldogs 3.14.65.98.16 64 LOST St. Kilda 1.53.610.1013.10 88 -24 MCG Sep 18 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
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2010 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
22 Addison, Dylan 13 85 6.5 68 5.2 153 11.8 54 4.2 1 0.1 23 1.8 7 6 4 0.3 3 27
21 Akermanis, Jason 9 79 8.8 73 8.1 152 16.9 44 4.9 0 0.0 27 3.0 2 7 2 0.2 7 19
5 Boyd, Matthew 23 393 17.1 304 13.2 697 30.3 107 4.7 20 0.9 106 4.6 19 15 8 0.3 10 58
33 Callan, Tim 1 5 5.0 3 3.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
17 Cooney, Adam 20 263 13.2 252 12.6 515 25.8 79 4.0 1 0.1 60 3.0 24 11 9 0.5 12 66
4 Cross, Daniel 25 238 9.5 423 16.9 661 26.4 139 5.6 70 2.8 136 5.4 54 24 2 0.1 4 16
10 Eagleton, Nathan 16 189 11.8 101 6.3 290 18.1 87 5.4 0 0.0 36 2.3 7 7 14 0.9 9 93
3 Everitt, Andrejs 12 102 8.5 90 7.5 192 16.0 69 5.8 7 0.6 28 2.3 3 8 3 0.3 5 23
13 Giansiracusa, Daniel 25 297 11.9 192 7.7 489 19.6 130 5.2 0 0.0 94 3.8 29 14 35 1.4 13 223
9 Gilbee, Lindsay 25 352 14.1 171 6.8 523 20.9 139 5.6 1 0.0 48 1.9 20 9 7 0.3 9 51
1 Grant, Jarrad 20 153 7.7 117 5.9 270 13.5 109 5.5 0 0.0 49 2.5 19 6 29 1.5 17 191
16 Griffen, Ryan 24 358 14.9 216 9.0 574 23.9 80 3.3 26 1.1 78 3.3 24 20 23 1.0 12 150
8 Hahn, Mitch 19 181 9.5 130 6.8 311 16.4 96 5.1 1 0.1 54 2.8 11 16 15 0.8 16 106
28 Hall, Barry 24 191 8.0 81 3.4 272 11.3 143 6.0 12 0.5 28 1.2 16 29 80 3.3 41 521
40 Harbrow, Jarrod 22 338 15.4 161 7.3 499 22.7 123 5.6 0 0.0 46 2.1 11 16 1 0.0 3 9
25 Hargrave, Ryan 22 281 12.8 162 7.4 443 20.1 127 5.8 1 0.0 45 2.0 4 15 0 0.0 2 2
7 Higgins, Shaun 17 185 10.9 158 9.3 343 20.2 63 3.7 0 0.0 52 3.1 15 14 17 1.0 8 110
20 Hill, Josh 12 98 8.2 46 3.8 144 12.0 58 4.8 0 0.0 44 3.7 2 9 21 1.8 5 131
41 Hooper, Andrew 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 2 1 1.0 0 6
15 Hudson, Ben 24 114 4.8 245 10.2 359 15.0 71 3.0 430 17.9 60 2.5 25 22 4 0.2 1 25
6 Johnson, Brad 15 170 11.3 69 4.6 239 15.9 91 6.1 0 0.0 14 0.9 7 5 9 0.6 8 62
19 Jones, Liam 5 37 7.4 10 2.0 47 9.4 20 4.0 0 0.0 11 2.2 8 5 6 1.2 2 38
36 Lake, Brian 25 344 13.8 177 7.1 521 20.8 240 9.6 5 0.2 58 2.3 21 17 10 0.4 6 66
27 Minson, Will 15 88 5.9 75 5.0 163 10.9 48 3.2 197 13.1 32 2.1 20 25 8 0.5 7 55
44 Moles, Brodie 13 105 8.1 111 8.5 216 16.6 36 2.8 0 0.0 54 4.2 8 12 7 0.5 6 48
38 Morris, Dale 21 111 5.3 141 6.7 252 12.0 73 3.5 1 0.0 62 3.0 19 7 0 0.0 1 1
2 Murphy, Bob 21 281 13.4 122 5.8 403 19.2 135 6.4 0 0.0 22 1.0 11 12 8 0.4 7 55
42 Picken, Liam 20 127 6.4 158 7.9 285 14.3 37 1.9 1 0.1 104 5.2 34 25 8 0.4 5 53
11 Reid, Sam 1 6 6.0 8 8.0 14 14.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
23 Roughead, Jordan 8 37 4.6 53 6.6 90 11.3 32 4.0 74 9.3 19 2.4 12 6 3 0.4 7 25
18 Stack, Brennan 8 41 5.1 28 3.5 69 8.6 17 2.1 0 0.0 21 2.6 2 6 10 1.3 2 62
14 Ward, Callan 10 76 7.6 97 9.7 173 17.3 36 3.6 3 0.3 34 3.4 16 11 1 0.1 4 10
12 Williams, Tom 23 142 6.2 117 5.1 259 11.3 103 4.5 12 0.5 31 1.3 9 15 1 0.0 2 8
29 Wood, Easton 11 53 4.8 74 6.7 127 11.5 36 3.3 0 0.0 20 1.8 8 7 2 0.2 1 13
Totals 550 5523 10.0 4235 7.7 9758 17.7 2626 4.8 863 1.6 1504 2.7 473 403 348 0.6 235 2323
 

Footnotes

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