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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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1919 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1919 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 3.48.59.810.11 71 LOST Richmond 2.56.97.1412.19 91 -20 PUN May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Essendon 3.35.88.99.11 65 WON Carlton 0.33.46.77.11 53 12 EME May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Essendon 1.41.72.105.12 42 LOST Fitzroy 4.28.415.918.10 118 -76 BWS May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Essendon 1.21.23.34.9 33 LOST St. Kilda 1.14.27.47.6 48 -15 EME May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Essendon 2.24.66.77.8 50 LOST South Melbourne 1.82.96.159.16 70 -20 EME May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 Essendon       Bye        
7 A Essendon 2.33.57.78.8 56 WON Geelong 0.10.51.76.8 44 12 COR Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Essendon 1.14.45.66.8 44 LOST Collingwood 2.34.66.910.10 70 -26 EME Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Essendon 4.37.1011.1416.17 113 WON Melbourne 2.23.35.66.8 44 69 EME Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Essendon 4.54.76.96.10 46 LOST Richmond 0.45.85.136.15 51 -5 EME Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Essendon 0.53.75.99.11 65 WON Carlton 0.24.25.57.8 50 15 PRI Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Essendon 1.43.87.129.13 67 WON Fitzroy 2.03.47.58.8 56 11 EME Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Essendon 2.02.43.64.10 34 LOST St. Kilda 0.02.23.36.10 46 -12 JUN Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Essendon 4.26.57.58.7 55 LOST South Melbourne 2.45.78.1412.15 87 -32 LAK Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 Essendon       Bye        
16 H Essendon 4.47.68.119.18 72 WON Geelong 1.53.115.116.13 49 23 EME Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Essendon 2.73.83.105.14 44 LOST Collingwood 1.35.67.129.13 67 -23 VIC Sep 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Essendon 0.35.58.510.7 67 WON Melbourne 1.41.42.54.9 33 34 MCG Sep 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1919 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
14 Alexander, Jim 4                             1 0.3    
Anderson, Stan 1                             0 0.0    
6 Baring, Fred 10                             9 0.9    
1 Belcher, Alan 3                             0 0.0    
4 Bowe, Len 15                             2 0.1    
22 Collins, Jim 11                             1 0.1    
21 Day, Bert 12                             0 0.0    
5 Donald, Bobby 9                             1 0.1    
2 Donaldson, Clyde 16                             10 0.6    
25 Drinkwater, Bert 16                             13 0.8    
21 Dunn, Norm 4                             0 0.0    
19 Dussell, Harry 15                             14 0.9    
11 Farrell, Charlie 11                             6 0.5    
3 Fitzmaurice, Tom 14                             8 0.6    
14 Giles, Archie 2                             0 0.0    
30 Harrison, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
12 Laidlaw, Col 13                             9 0.7    
15 Laing, Roy 14                             0 0.0    
29 Mann, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
9 Martyn, Percy 12                             1 0.1    
20 McDonald, Frank 7                             6 0.9    
28 McDonald, Paddy 3                             1 0.3    
23 McInerney, Leo 3                             0 0.0    
McLear, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
13 More, Ivan 2                             0 0.0    
16 Ogden, Percy 15                             12 0.8    
18 Robertson, Pat 12                             1 0.1    
8 Sullivan, Jimmy 12                             3 0.3    
10 Sutherland, Syd 13                             3 0.2    
7 Wade, Tommy 6                             3 0.5    
24 Walker, Bob 10                             1 0.1    
17 Walsh, Dave 14                             15 1.1    
26 Wollacott, Bertie 6                             5 0.8    
Totals 288                             125 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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