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KEY FACTS

Official name
Essendon Football Club

Known as
Essendon

Nickname
Bombers

Formed
1873

Colours
Black and red

Associated clubs
Essendon Reserves; Essendon WFC (VFLW); Essendon WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1878–1896

AFL Premierships
1993, 2000 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1897, 1901, 1911-12, 1923-4, 1942, 1946, 1949-50, 1962, 1965, 1984-5 (14 total)

VFA Premierships
1891-2-3-4 (4 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia: 1893 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1981, 1984, 1990, 1993-4, 2000 (6 total); McClelland Trophy: 1951, 1953, 1957, 1968, 1989, 1993, 1999, 2000-1 (9 total)

Most Games
400 - Dustin Fletcher (1993-2015)

Most Goals
926 - Matthew Lloyd (1995-2009)

League Top Goalkickers
A.Thurgood (25) 1900; F.Hiskins (34) 1901; G.Stockdale (68) 1923; W.Brittingham (66) 1946; J.Coleman (100) 1949, (120) 1950, (103) 1951 & (97) 1952; R.Evans (78) 1959 & (67) 1960; E.Fordham (76) 1966; M.Lloyd (109) 2000, (105) 2001 & (93) 2003 (8 winners/14 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Dick Reynolds 1934, 1937 & 1938; Bill Hutchison 1952 & 1953; Graham Moss 1976; Gavin Wanganeen 1993; James Hird 1996 (5 medallists/8 medals)

Headquarters
275 Melrose Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC 3045

Postal Address
PO Box 17, Essendon, VIC, 3040

Phone: (03) 8340 2000 

Email
generalenquiries@essendonfc.com.au

Website
essendonfc.com.au

Essendon



"Essendon's performances in season 2000 were among the most noteworthy in football history. After waltzing unbeaten to the Ansett Cup, the Bombers won all bar one of 25 home-and-away and finals matches culminating in an apparently effortless 10-goal grand final demolition of Melbourne. Such bare statistics cannot convey the full extent of Essendon's supremacy, however. At times the Bombers seemed to be performing on a different plane than every other team ... "

In looking at their grand history, John Devaney sees the Bombers fly up, up to a record-equalling 16 V/AFL premierships

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1912 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1912 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 6.67.1012.1317.14 116 WON University 1.12.32.46.6 42 74 EME Apr 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Essendon 1.16.48.610.10 70 WON Collingwood 4.35.86.156.17 53 17 VIC May 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H Essendon 1.24.45.68.11 59 WON Carlton 1.62.106.126.14 50 9 EME May 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A Essendon 1.22.56.69.8 62 WON South Melbourne 1.43.56.68.8 56 6 LAK May 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Essendon 1.33.65.67.7 49 LOST Geelong 4.25.37.87.10 52 -3 EME May 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Essendon 3.46.710.913.14 92 WON Richmond 4.16.59.810.10 70 22 PUN Jun 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A Essendon 5.49.811.1016.12 108 WON Melbourne 2.05.17.38.6 54 54 MCG Jun 3 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 H Essendon 1.62.84.156.19 55 LOST St. Kilda 3.26.48.410.6 66 -11 EME Jun 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A Essendon 1.12.63.68.8 56 WON Fitzroy 0.22.43.63.7 25 31 BWS Jun 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Essendon 4.66.1110.1916.24 120 WON University 2.15.45.97.10 52 68 MCG Jun 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Essendon 1.14.85.106.18 54 WON Collingwood 3.33.43.86.10 46 8 EME Jun 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A Essendon 2.22.43.54.9 33 LOST Carlton 3.54.106.1110.16 76 -43 PRI Jul 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H Essendon 5.25.47.97.10 52 LOST South Melbourne 3.34.56.89.11 65 -13 EME Jul 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Essendon 1.12.23.65.10 40 LOST Geelong 4.59.910.1113.14 92 -52 COR Jul 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H Essendon 5.57.67.910.12 72 WON Richmond 1.43.74.95.13 43 29 EME Aug 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.36.58.69.8 62 WON Melbourne 2.24.25.67.8 50 12 EME Aug 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A Essendon 1.33.53.77.8 50 LOST St. Kilda 4.74.109.1615.18 108 -58 JUN Aug 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H Essendon 2.52.66.97.13 55 WON Fitzroy 1.23.74.106.13 49 6 EME Aug 31 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2SF H Essendon 2.34.57.77.12 54 WON South Melbourne 1.13.16.26.6 42 12 MCG Sep 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Essendon 1.23.46.67.10 52 WON Carlton 0.51.74.106.12 48 4 MCG Sep 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Essendon 1.43.94.145.17 47 WON South Melbourne 1.32.42.64.9 33 14 MCG Sep 28 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1912 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Armstrong, Bert 7                             0 0.0    
2 Armstrong, Lou 18                             14 0.8    
5 Baring, Fred 19                             11 0.6    
1 Belcher, Alan 19                             3 0.2    
22 Bickford, Edric 1                             0 0.0    
Blencowe, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
4 Bowe, Len 21                             0 0.0    
21 Busbridge, Bill 11                             1 0.1    
27 Caine, Frank 12                             17 1.4    
6 Cameron, Ernie 20                             19 1.0    
7 Chalmers, Wally 16                             1 0.1    
Godfrey, Bruce 1                             0 0.0    
29 Griffith, Billy 6                             0 0.0    
10 Hanley, Dan 21                             4 0.2    
26 Harvey, Billy 9                             2 0.2    
28 Hazel, Vernon 1                             0 0.0    
11 Kirby, Jack 21                             43 2.0    
9 Kirkwood, Fred 17                             3 0.2    
30 Kyme, Bill 3                             2 0.7    
12 Martin, Jim 16                             13 0.8    
13 McDonald, Ted 2                             0 0.0    
14 McLeod, George 18                             2 0.1    
24 Monteith, Dick 2                             0 0.0    
25 O'Brien, Jack 11                             1 0.1    
15 O'Shea, Fred 16                             2 0.1    
16 Ogden, Percy 17                             11 0.6    
17 Sewart, Bill 20                             2 0.1    
18 Shea, Paddy 15                             14 0.9    
20 Walker, Bill 18                             19 1.1    
19 White, Les 15                             0 0.0    
8 Worle, Len 4                             0 0.0    
Totals 378                             184 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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