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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)

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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1967 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1967 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 0.34.56.611.9 75 LOST Richmond 3.74.119.1615.20 110 -35 MCG Apr 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Essendon 2.33.56.57.11 53 LOST St. Kilda 3.26.26.78.8 56 -3 WIN Apr 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Essendon 4.15.37.68.6 54 LOST Collingwood 4.46.88.1110.16 76 -22 WIN Apr 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Essendon 4.17.48.713.10 88 LOST South Melbourne 5.511.614.1418.19 127 -39 LAK May 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Essendon 3.04.57.108.13 61 LOST Geelong 3.36.67.710.12 72 -11 WIN May 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Essendon 4.95.99.1311.13 79 WON Footscray 0.04.34.44.7 31 48 WES May 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Essendon 5.36.68.810.12 72 WON Melbourne 1.33.64.86.10 46 26 WIN May 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Essendon 4.07.311.1013.10 88 DRAW North Melbourne 5.39.1111.1212.16 88 0 ARD Jun 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Essendon 3.410.618.1021.16 142 WON Hawthorn 2.74.95.136.15 51 91 WIN Jun 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A Essendon 4.15.412.913.13 91 WON Fitzroy 2.35.86.99.11 65 26 PRI Jun 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Essendon 1.14.46.79.16 70 LOST Carlton 6.28.210.312.7 79 -9 WIN Jul 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Essendon 3.08.79.1113.15 93 WON Richmond 2.23.38.610.12 72 21 WIN Jul 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Essendon 4.68.99.1113.13 91 LOST St. Kilda 3.25.412.618.6 114 -23 MOO Jul 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Essendon 4.14.18.510.11 71 WON Collingwood 1.35.77.108.14 62 9 VIC Jul 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Essendon 5.17.512.1014.15 99 WON South Melbourne 1.84.135.147.16 58 41 WIN Aug 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Essendon 2.13.13.24.10 34 LOST Geelong 4.38.1010.1010.13 73 -39 KAR Aug 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Essendon 5.78.711.913.11 89 WON Footscray 0.15.78.1012.15 87 2 WIN Aug 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Essendon 1.73.95.117.14 56 LOST Melbourne 1.53.76.108.12 60 -4 MCG Aug 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1967 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
57 Anderson, Ian 14 126 9.0 18 1.3 144 10.3 65 4.6 99 7.1     15 29 21 1.5 11 137
11 Birt, Johnny 16 350 21.9 36 2.3 386 24.1 38 2.4 0 0.0     39 18 24 1.5 16 160
14 Blew, Russell 6 75 12.5 4 0.7 79 13.2 7 1.2 0 0.0     13 13 0 0.0 1 1
18 Brown, Greg 18 280 15.6 37 2.1 317 17.6 94 5.2 0 0.0     40 31 3 0.2 8 26
53 Buhaj, Wally 5 59 11.8 12 2.4 71 14.2 5 1.0 0 0.0     8 9 1 0.2 1 7
1 Clarke, Jack 2 23 11.5 4 2.0 27 13.5 4 2.0 0 0.0     3 0 1 0.5 1 7
32 Davis, Barry 17 292 17.2 32 1.9 324 19.1 72 4.2 0 0.0     18 20 0 0.0 0 0
29 Egan, Kevin 15 175 11.7 43 2.9 218 14.5 23 1.5 0 0.0     32 33 2 0.1 3 15
30 Ellis, John 4 32 8.0 0 0.0 32 8.0 8 2.0 0 0.0     4 6 2 0.5 5 17
28 Epis, Alec 14 181 12.9 14 1.0 195 13.9 40 2.9 0 0.0     16 29 0 0.0 0 0
36 Evans, Neil 10 69 6.9 13 1.3 82 8.2 22 2.2 72 7.2     18 15 7 0.7 6 48
21 Fletcher, Ken 16 122 7.6 1 0.1 123 7.7 26 1.6 0 0.0     10 10 0 0.0 0 0
20 Fordham, Ted 15 162 10.8 20 1.3 182 12.1 79 5.3 2 0.1     38 25 25 1.7 30 180
27 Forsyth, Jim 6 6 1.0 1 0.2 7 1.2 1 0.2 21 3.5     0 5 0 0.0 0 0
23 Fraser, Ken 16 210 13.1 58 3.6 268 16.8 97 6.1 0 0.0     39 26 13 0.8 21 99
17 Gerlach, Daryl 18 180 10.0 25 1.4 205 11.4 60 3.3 0 0.0     21 12 0 0.0 0 0
6 Gosper, Geoff 18 225 12.5 38 2.1 263 14.6 45 2.5 0 0.0     34 14 11 0.6 7 73
8 Greenwood, Bob 10 153 15.3 31 3.1 184 18.4 34 3.4 0 0.0     29 13 14 1.4 15 99
15 Gross, Don 15 194 12.9 44 2.9 238 15.9 18 1.2 0 0.0     35 21 18 1.2 13 121
39 Hird Jnr, Allan 1 4 4.0 3 3.0 7 7.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 0 0
16 Johnston, Graeme 3 17 5.7 0 0.0 17 5.7 5 1.7 0 0.0     0 1 0 0.0 1 1
24 McKenzie, Don 18 204 11.3 19 1.1 223 12.4 58 3.2 333 18.5     45 48 3 0.2 3 21
31 Mitchell, Hugh 2 18 9.0 6 3.0 24 12.0 2 1.0 1 0.5     0 1 0 0.0 2 2
10 Noonan, Alan 17 210 12.4 19 1.1 229 13.5 106 6.2 0 0.0     26 23 40 2.4 35 275
3 Payne, Ian 8 88 11.0 16 2.0 104 13.0 16 2.0 0 0.0     7 12 1 0.1 1 7
7 Payne, Charlie 18 207 11.5 29 1.6 236 13.1 80 4.4 52 2.9     21 22 0 0.0 2 2
21 Pryor, Geoff 3 35 11.7 5 1.7 40 13.3 10 3.3 0 0.0     2 2 0 0.0 0 0
5 Shaw, David 15 148 9.9 10 0.7 158 10.5 28 1.9 5 0.3     20 21 4 0.3 6 30
19 Somerville, John 9 94 10.4 12 1.3 106 11.8 34 3.8 2 0.2     10 6 4 0.4 12 36
12 Thompson, Bill 6 45 7.5 13 2.2 58 9.7 15 2.5 0 0.0     8 5 2 0.3 2 14
9 Waite, Bruce 10 44 4.4 5 0.5 49 4.9 22 2.2 49 4.9     5 15 2 0.2 1 13
22 Williams, John 15 202 13.5 13 0.9 215 14.3 65 4.3 3 0.2     19 12 0 0.0 2 2
Totals 360 4230 11.8 581 1.6 4811 13.4 1180 3.3 639 1.8     575 499 198 0.6 205 1393
 

Footnotes

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