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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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1935 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1935 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 4.315.617.724.15 159 WON Melbourne 4.46.510.715.9 99 60 MCG Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Essendon 1.36.410.1113.17 95 WON St. Kilda 1.58.611.913.14 92 3 WIN May 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Essendon 4.04.49.812.11 83 LOST Collingwood 3.310.818.1121.17 143 -60 VIC May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Essendon 1.07.39.316.5 101 WON Footscray 1.43.57.87.8 50 51 WES May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Essendon 4.56.813.1313.20 98 WON Hawthorn 5.110.810.1312.14 86 12 WIN May 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Essendon 2.38.710.1312.13 85 LOST Richmond 5.39.610.613.9 87 -2 WIN Jun 3 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
7 A Essendon 1.11.42.64.12 36 LOST Geelong 6.49.412.816.14 110 -74 COR Jun 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Essendon 4.45.48.79.7 61 LOST Fitzroy 0.25.108.1014.19 103 -42 WIN Jun 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Essendon 1.14.47.49.7 61 LOST South Melbourne 3.55.97.1813.22 100 -39 LAK Jun 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Essendon 2.26.49.711.12 78 LOST Carlton 6.213.517.622.8 140 -62 WIN Jun 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Essendon 3.45.76.1010.14 74 WON North Melbourne 1.14.67.910.13 73 1 ARD Jul 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Essendon 3.29.710.1010.14 74 LOST Melbourne 4.124.1210.2012.21 93 -19 WIN Jul 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Essendon 2.05.18.211.3 69 LOST St. Kilda 3.48.810.1213.15 93 -24 JUN Jul 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Essendon 7.18.314.816.10 106 LOST Collingwood 3.39.1112.1116.17 113 -7 WIN Aug 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Essendon 3.145.148.2015.25 115 WON Footscray 0.46.99.1012.10 82 33 WIN Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Essendon 1.24.46.99.12 66 LOST Hawthorn 1.82.145.198.26 74 -8 GLE Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Essendon 1.53.74.147.16 58 LOST Richmond 3.36.69.712.14 86 -28 PUN Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Essendon 5.26.810.1714.23 107 WON Geelong 4.36.98.1111.13 79 28 WIN Sep 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1935 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 15                             0 0.0    
29 Asling, Frank 7                             0 0.0    
12 Bell, George 18                             2 0.1    
8 Bryce, Ted 16                             3 0.2    
34 Coward, George 3                             0 0.0    
11 Crawford, Col 12                             2 0.2    
25 Earle, Bill 16                             3 0.2    
2 Exelby, Murray 14                             10 0.7    
1 Forbes, Keith 18                             52 2.9    
26 Freyer, Ted 10                             34 3.4    
19 Griggs, Les 14                             8 0.6    
31 Hall, Billy 5                             3 0.6    
30 Hardiman, Kevin 3                             2 0.7    
4 Hearn, Clarrie 10                             13 1.3    
5 Hiskins, Jack 3                             2 0.7    
6 Lahiff, Tommy 18                             32 1.8    
7 Lowenthal, Bill 8                             0 0.0    
27 Mathews, Bob 2                             0 0.0    
13 McGorlick, George 1                             2 2.0    
36 McHardy, Allan 1                             0 0.0    
23 Milne, Wally 7                             0 0.0    
22 Nash, Frank 8                             2 0.3    
24 Pattinson, George 13                             1 0.1    
10 Prismall, George 1                             0 0.0    
3 Reynolds, Dick 16                             10 0.6    
21 Rippon, Ted 13                             0 0.0    
9 Slater, Syd 13                             11 0.8    
14 Stenhouse, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
20 Torney, Hugh 16                             3 0.2    
18 Turner, Bill 12                             2 0.2    
5 Vosti, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
17 Wallace, Len 16                             2 0.1    
28 Walsh, Paddy 8                             0 0.0    
32 Webster, Len 13                             13 1.0    
33 Wilson, Billy 6                             3 0.5    
Totals 342                             215 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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