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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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1934 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1934 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 8.212.515.919.11 125 WON Footscray 8.710.1313.1516.18 114 11 WIN May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Essendon 5.05.59.713.8 86 LOST Collingwood 4.28.712.1017.12 114 -28 VIC May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Essendon 1.35.710.1115.16 106 LOST South Melbourne 3.39.714.1023.10 148 -42 LAK May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Essendon 7.39.612.915.13 103 WON Hawthorn 3.56.612.813.11 89 14 WIN May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Essendon 4.47.58.812.8 80 LOST Richmond 0.15.79.1115.12 102 -22 PUN Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 H Essendon 5.35.410.614.11 95 WON Geelong 0.33.87.1311.16 82 13 WIN Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Essendon 4.210.512.714.13 97 LOST Fitzroy 4.29.512.815.12 102 -5 BWS Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Essendon 6.414.1219.1429.16 190 WON North Melbourne 3.36.59.1115.13 103 87 WIN Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Essendon 2.43.76.127.16 58 LOST St. Kilda 0.13.46.611.8 74 -16 JUN Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Essendon 1.52.94.116.15 51 LOST Melbourne 3.45.47.98.12 60 -9 WIN Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Essendon 6.29.314.816.13 109 LOST Carlton 4.512.1218.1422.16 148 -39 PRI Jul 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Essendon 0.22.45.78.9 57 LOST Footscray 3.06.210.515.9 99 -42 WES Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Essendon 3.66.810.915.12 102 LOST Collingwood 2.410.1013.1122.18 150 -48 WIN Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Essendon 2.62.89.149.17 71 LOST South Melbourne 4.111.413.922.14 146 -75 WIN Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Essendon 1.43.67.1011.13 79 LOST Hawthorn 3.55.99.1311.15 81 -2 GLE Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.39.510.713.12 90 LOST Richmond 4.27.912.2015.23 113 -23 WIN Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Essendon 1.01.24.36.5 41 LOST Geelong 4.119.2014.2421.31 157 -116 COR Sep 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Essendon 6.28.711.914.11 95 WON Fitzroy 1.06.38.312.4 76 19 WIN Sep 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1934 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
16 Anderson, Bruce 16                             0 0.0    
9 Bawden, Tom 5                             3 0.6    
10 Bell, George 12                             0 0.0    
27 Bloomer, Steve 1                             0 0.0    
33 Braid, Colin 1                             0 0.0    
23 Clarke, Tom 16                             0 0.0    
11 Crawford, Col 8                             4 0.5    
35 Dalton, Eric 5                             6 1.2    
25 Earle, Bill 13                             0 0.0    
31 Fay, Ted 15                             0 0.0    
1 Forbes, Keith 14                             47 3.4    
26 Freyer, Ted 17                             61 3.6    
19 Griggs, Les 15                             6 0.4    
13 Gyles, Harry 9                             6 0.7    
30 Hardiman, Kevin 1                             0 0.0    
4 Hearn, Clarrie 12                             12 1.0    
5 Hiskins, Jack 13                             5 0.4    
7 Lowenthal, Bill 15                             0 0.0    
10 Luff Jnr, Bill 10                             17 1.7    
18 Madden, Russell 1                             0 0.0    
14 Milne, Wally 11                             8 0.7    
22 Nash, Frank 7                             2 0.3    
6 O'Brien, Jock 7                             0 0.0    
15 Oakley, Joe 2                             2 1.0    
2 Okey, Howard 12                             4 0.3    
24 Pattinson, George 6                             4 0.7    
8 Plummer, Elton 1                             0 0.0    
36 Plummer, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
3 Reynolds, Dick 16                             14 0.9    
21 Rippon, Ted 8                             1 0.1    
22 Sharpe, Lew 1                             0 0.0    
34 Storey, Merv 2                             2 1.0    
20 Torney, Hugh 15                             11 0.7    
18 Turner, Bill 12                             1 0.1    
8 Walker, Johnny 3                             0 0.0    
17 Wallace, Len 14                             0 0.0    
28 Walsh, Paddy 5                             0 0.0    
32 Webster, Len 18                             17 0.9    
Wilkie, David 1                             3 3.0    
Totals 342                             236 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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