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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; Essendon U19s

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2024

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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1933 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1933 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 3.34.58.710.11 71 LOST Footscray 1.25.56.511.11 77 -6 WES Apr 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Essendon 2.04.89.1113.13 91 WON St. Kilda 3.35.410.612.6 78 13 WIN May 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Essendon 2.35.47.810.10 70 LOST Melbourne 4.17.411.615.9 99 -29 MCG May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Essendon 2.35.710.711.10 76 LOST Carlton 4.35.89.1213.18 96 -20 WIN May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Essendon 4.25.49.612.11 83 LOST South Melbourne 5.57.1011.1217.15 117 -34 WIN May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Essendon 5.27.310.314.9 93 LOST Fitzroy 1.17.512.819.11 125 -32 BWS Jun 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Essendon 3.36.410.515.6 96 LOST Hawthorn 4.18.610.716.9 105 -9 WIN Jun 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Essendon 0.23.44.68.11 59 LOST Geelong 5.65.911.1317.15 117 -58 WIN Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Essendon 2.63.77.108.11 59 LOST Richmond 2.48.810.816.14 110 -51 PUN Jun 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Essendon 3.54.76.119.21 75 LOST North Melbourne 5.611.814.1615.18 108 -33 WIN Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Essendon 1.05.611.1214.14 98 LOST Collingwood 6.810.1113.1420.19 139 -41 VIC Jul 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Essendon 1.28.511.614.7 91 LOST Footscray 4.410.813.1015.13 103 -12 WIN Jul 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Essendon 5.18.412.613.9 87 LOST St. Kilda 2.35.107.1312.20 92 -5 JUN Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Essendon 1.38.512.614.7 91 LOST Melbourne 5.46.712.1515.16 106 -15 WIN Jul 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Essendon 3.37.48.69.9 63 LOST Carlton 5.47.710.1414.22 106 -43 PRI Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Essendon 2.12.24.46.4 40 LOST South Melbourne 3.36.79.911.16 82 -42 LAK Aug 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Essendon 1.44.107.1312.13 85 WON Fitzroy 5.57.109.1510.17 77 8 WIN Aug 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Essendon 2.34.76.118.16 64 LOST Hawthorn 2.35.58.710.9 69 -5 GLE Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1933 Player Stats

Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Anderson, Bruce 17 13 13.0         5 5.0         4 1 0 0.0 0 0
Bates, Jimmy 1                             0 0.0    
Bell, George 8                             2 0.3    
Campbell, Garnet 16 17 17.0         4 4.0         4 3 9 0.6 0 54
Carman, Syd 14 12 12.0         4 4.0         2 1 1 0.1 0 6
Clarke, Tom 16 23 23.0         4 4.0         1 0 1 0.1 1 7
Dickinson, Harold 2                             2 1.0    
Ewing, Bill 5                             3 0.6    
Fay, Ted 10 12 12.0         0 0.0         8 0 0 0.0 0 0
Forbes, Keith 15 16 16.0         7 7.0         3 2 31 2.1 2 188
Ford, Frank 5                             4 0.8    
Freyer, Ted 16 8 8.0         2 2.0         1 2 51 3.2 1 307
Griggs, Les 10                             0 0.0    
Hearn, Clarrie 14 11 11.0         7 7.0         1 4 13 0.9 0 78
Hunting, Frank 4                             0 0.0    
Jacobsen, Alby 7                             0 0.0    
Johnson, Len 3 21 21.0         4 4.0         4 1 2 0.7 0 12
Lawler, Stan 3                             9 3.0    
Lowenthal, Bill 15 27 27.0         7 7.0         6 2 0 0.0 0 0
McCleary, Norm 2                             3 1.5    
McCorkell, Clive 7 8 8.0         1 1.0         3 0 1 0.1 0 6
Milne, Wally 4                             3 0.8    
Morgan, Gavin 3                             0 0.0    
Nash, Frank 11 18 18.0         8 8.0         1 3 6 0.5 1 37
O'Brien, Jock 7 8 8.0         2 2.0         4 3 6 0.9 0 36
Okey, Howard 15                             9 0.6    
Reynolds, Dick 15 19 19.0         2 2.0         3 1 6 0.4 2 38
Rippon, Ted 6                             5 0.8    
Roberts, Bill 3 15 15.0         9 9.0         3 3 1 0.3 1 7
Torney, Hugh 13 9 9.0         4 4.0         0 3 17 1.3 2 104
Twite, Reg 2                             0 0.0    
Walker, Johnny 17                             4 0.2    
Walsh, Paddy 16 6 6.0         0 0.0         0 2 5 0.3 0 30
Webster, Len 4 2 2.0         0 0.0         1 0 2 0.5 0 12
Williamson, Jack 17 17 17.0         1 1.0         3 3 1 0.1 0 6
Wilson, Billy 10                             1 0.1    
Wollermann, Walt 9                             2 0.2    
 

Footnotes

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