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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) –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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1913 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1913 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 4.54.69.119.13 67 LOST Carlton 3.16.98.1011.17 83 -16 EME Apr 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Essendon 4.48.610.1013.11 89 WON Richmond 2.15.310.611.12 78 11 PUN May 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H Essendon 2.05.15.410.5 65 LOST Collingwood 5.16.49.1010.10 70 -5 EME May 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Essendon 4.55.96.127.14 56 LOST South Melbourne 3.34.49.815.13 103 -47 EME May 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Essendon 0.12.45.65.6 36 LOST Fitzroy 2.22.43.57.9 51 -15 BWS May 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H Essendon 0.02.22.23.5 23 LOST Geelong 2.32.46.96.11 47 -24 EME May 31 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Essendon 3.66.109.1614.22 106 WON University 3.15.16.46.5 41 65 EME Jun 7 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A Essendon 2.62.107.117.13 55 LOST St. Kilda 2.36.68.109.11 65 -10 JUN Jun 9 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
9 H Essendon 0.01.75.149.17 71 WON Melbourne 1.52.62.83.12 30 41 EME Jun 14 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Essendon 2.23.57.1111.12 78 LOST Carlton 4.611.914.1115.15 105 -27 PRI Jun 21 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Essendon 1.41.54.78.9 57 LOST Richmond 0.26.39.510.7 67 -10 EME Jun 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A Essendon 2.53.74.97.12 54 LOST Collingwood 4.16.38.1010.12 72 -18 VIC Jul 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Essendon 3.94.135.197.20 62 WON South Melbourne 0.00.30.75.12 42 20 LAK Jul 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H Essendon 2.44.84.104.12 36 LOST Fitzroy 0.33.85.107.12 54 -18 EME Jul 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 A Essendon 0.01.23.28.5 53 LOST Geelong 4.45.67.711.10 76 -23 COR Aug 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 A Essendon 0.02.23.59.8 62 WON University 4.64.65.98.12 60 2 MCG Aug 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 H Essendon 1.32.55.87.8 50 LOST St. Kilda 2.14.45.59.8 62 -12 EME Aug 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 A Essendon 3.74.106.146.16 52 WON Melbourne 1.13.24.46.6 42 10 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1913 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
23 Allan, Johnny 10                             2 0.2    
2 Armstrong, Lou 15                             6 0.4    
5 Baring, Fred 17                             15 0.9    
1 Belcher, Alan 14                             4 0.3    
4 Bowe, Len 15                             0 0.0    
27 Caine, Frank 5                             10 2.0    
7 Chalmers, Wally 16                             1 0.1    
3 Donaldson, Clyde 8                             4 0.5    
26 Edwards, Fred 1                             1 1.0    
24 Gordon, Jimmy 2                             3 1.5    
28 Gove, Cyril 3                             0 0.0    
29 Griffith, Billy 4                             0 0.0    
9 Hall, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
10 Hanley, Dan 18                             3 0.2    
15 Heron, Hugh 2                             0 0.0    
11 Kirby, Jack 17                             29 1.7    
9 Kirkwood, Fred 15                             5 0.3    
15 Laing, Roy 3                             1 0.3    
6 Lowell, Rupe 10                             0 0.0    
22 Lumsden, Ernie 16                             18 1.1    
8 Martin, Jim 6                             3 0.5    
14 McLeod, George 5                             0 0.0    
28 McNeil, Vic 5                             1 0.2    
21 Moore, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
25 O'Brien, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
16 Ogden, Percy 17                             7 0.4    
21 Parkinson, George 7                             0 0.0    
26 Pike, John 4                             0 0.0    
17 Sewart, Bill 16                             0 0.0    
18 Shea, Paddy 11                             10 0.9    
26 Smith, Dave 1                             0 0.0    
13 Stott, Wilfred 2                             1 0.5    
8 Tait, Hughie 8                             5 0.6    
20 Walker, Bill 13                             10 0.8    
20 Walker, Bob 7                             0 0.0    
19 White, Les 14                             0 0.0    
24 Wilkinson, Art 2                             0 0.0    
Wilson, Bertie 1                             0 0.0    
25 Woolley, Jack 8                             5 0.6    
Totals 324                             144 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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