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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) 1897–2023

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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1922 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1922 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 3.37.68.711.14 80 WON Carlton 3.34.59.79.8 62 18 WIN May 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Essendon 3.33.57.128.16 64 WON Geelong 1.15.46.46.6 42 22 COR May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Essendon 1.33.85.1212.12 84 WON South Melbourne 3.45.68.88.13 61 23 WIN May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Essendon 1.31.73.77.9 51 DRAW Fitzroy 0.42.54.126.15 51 0 BWS May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Essendon 4.15.47.69.10 64 WON Richmond 1.23.85.107.12 54 10 PUN Jun 5 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 H Essendon 3.65.125.1312.21 93 WON Melbourne 2.22.54.105.12 42 51 WIN Jun 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Essendon 2.27.311.515.7 97 WON St. Kilda 0.44.79.913.11 89 8 JUN Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 Essendon       Bye        
9 H Essendon 2.34.75.87.14 56 LOST Collingwood 5.18.19.410.5 65 -9 WIN Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Essendon 1.35.76.87.10 52 LOST Carlton 4.65.128.1611.19 85 -33 PRI Jul 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Essendon 2.46.88.912.10 82 LOST Geelong 4.56.69.1313.16 94 -12 WIN Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Essendon 2.47.69.711.8 74 LOST South Melbourne 2.45.99.1314.15 99 -25 LAK Jul 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Essendon 4.110.312.415.7 97 WON Fitzroy 3.55.98.1312.16 88 9 WIN Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Essendon 1.18.49.815.13 103 WON Richmond 4.26.47.410.6 66 37 WIN Aug 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Essendon 3.24.45.66.8 44 WON Melbourne 2.32.62.83.10 28 16 MCG Aug 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Essendon 1.43.95.148.15 63 WON St. Kilda 2.35.67.68.7 55 8 WIN Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 Essendon       Bye        
18 A Essendon 2.04.24.66.7 43 LOST Collingwood 2.24.54.66.11 47 -4 VIC Sep 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF H Essendon 1.03.33.55.9 39 WON Carlton 2.42.54.84.10 34 5 MCG Sep 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A Essendon 1.23.56.66.9 45 LOST Fitzroy 0.33.44.129.14 68 -23 MCG Oct 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1922 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
26 Adam, Ken 9                             0 0.0    
5 Baring, Fred 9                             1 0.1    
1 Barker, Syd 18                             7 0.4    
5 Beckton, Norm 18                             14 0.8    
22 Callahan, Joe 4                             1 0.3    
19 Clowe, Clarrie 5                             1 0.2    
2 Donaldson, Clyde 17                             0 0.0    
4 Farrell, Charlie 15                             0 0.0    
6 Fitzmaurice, Tom 17                             3 0.2    
21 Fraser, Wally 4                             0 0.0    
28 Garden, Jack 16                             2 0.1    
10 Gardiner, Teddy 1                             0 0.0    
33 Hardy, Charlie 14                             5 0.4    
7 Hunter, Harry 12                             3 0.3    
30 Irwin, Vince 17                             9 0.5    
3 Jenkins, Tommy 13                             29 2.2    
9 Kemp, Roy 12                             4 0.3    
19 Laidlaw, Col 8                             4 0.5    
15 Laing, Roy 13                             2 0.2    
24 Maher, Frank 15                             16 1.1    
14 May, Charlie 16                             0 0.0    
22 McCarthy, Justin 14                             16 1.1    
23 Moriarty, Jack 13                             36 2.8    
20 Raisbeck, Ralph 2                             0 0.0    
12 Stockdale, Greg 4                             5 1.3    
8 Sullivan, Jimmy 18                             2 0.1    
26 Thomas, Enos 1                             0 0.0    
4 Wardley, Gilbert 1                             0 0.0    
10 Watt, Rowley 14                             5 0.4    
17 Woodfield, Les 4                             7 1.8    
Totals 324                             172 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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