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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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1990 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1990 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 7.413.1117.1520.21 141 WON Fitzroy 3.15.56.88.12 60 81 WIN Mar 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Essendon 7.211.715.1124.15 159 WON Hawthorn 2.35.59.1114.13 97 62 MCG Apr 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Essendon 4.38.69.814.11 95 LOST Melbourne 4.39.517.718.14 122 -27 MCG Apr 16 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 5.39.914.1618.19 127 WON Richmond 3.53.75.96.13 49 78 MCG Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Essendon 3.43.610.1211.15 81 LOST Geelong 1.36.98.1212.17 89 -8 WAV Apr 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Essendon 2.35.610.815.11 101 WON Collingwood 3.25.68.1110.15 75 26 MCG May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Essendon 4.44.612.1113.13 91 LOST Carlton 1.09.310.517.9 111 -20 WIN May 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Essendon 3.78.813.1114.13 97 WON Footscray 1.24.86.1011.12 78 19 WES May 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Essendon 5.39.914.1218.16 124 WON St. Kilda 6.39.813.1017.11 113 11 WIN May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Essendon 6.414.620.1025.14 164 WON Sydney 3.24.36.611.8 74 90 SCG Jun 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Essendon 4.25.410.615.9 99 WON West Coast 2.12.46.98.12 60 39 WIN Jun 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Essendon 4.111.813.1118.16 124 WON North Melbourne 2.56.810.1313.16 94 30 WIN Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Essendon 4.39.710.1015.19 109 WON Brisbane 2.22.85.107.13 55 54 CRR Jun 23 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
14 A Essendon 2.64.913.1820.24 144 WON Fitzroy 1.15.36.59.7 61 83 PRI Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Essendon 2.47.816.1421.16 142 WON Hawthorn 2.15.36.510.7 67 75 PRI Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Essendon 5.69.813.1215.16 106 LOST Melbourne 3.27.59.917.12 114 -8 WIN Jul 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Essendon 6.511.717.1018.17 125 WON Richmond 1.33.54.86.10 46 79 WAV Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Essendon 2.25.67.1113.16 94 WON Geelong 5.45.512.814.8 92 2 KAR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Essendon 4.47.412.613.6 84 WON Collingwood 0.24.67.811.12 78 6 WAV Aug 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Essendon 1.04.78.1312.15 87 LOST Carlton 3.45.610.916.11 107 -20 PRI Aug 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Essendon 1.47.911.1215.14 104 WON Footscray 5.47.59.711.14 80 24 WIN Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Essendon 3.66.712.1219.14 128 WON St. Kilda 4.17.610.1113.15 93 35 MOO Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF A Essendon 2.35.77.107.12 54 LOST Collingwood 4.57.712.817.15 117 -63 MCG Sep 23 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
PF H Essendon 4.111.313.1018.13 121 WON West Coast 1.25.36.88.10 58 63 WAV Sep 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A Essendon 2.23.55.65.11 41 LOST Collingwood 2.58.911.1013.11 89 -48 MCG Oct 6 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1990 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Anderson, Greg 23 431 18.7 95 4.1 526 22.9 99 4.3 0 0.0 24 1.0 20 27 17 0.7 16 118
13 Antrobus, Tony 8 100 12.5 29 3.6 129 16.1 25 3.1 0 0.0 13 1.6 19 26 5 0.6 8 38
20 Barnes, John 2 9 4.5 8 4.0 17 8.5 6 3.0 7 3.5 1 0.5 0 2 2 1.0 1 13
8 Bewick, Darren 25 338 13.5 112 4.5 450 18.0 68 2.7 0 0.0 30 1.2 34 38 37 1.5 33 255
40 Burns, Adrian 8 38 4.8 24 3.0 62 7.8 23 2.9 0 0.0 14 1.8 3 11 6 0.8 9 45
37 Considine, Ed 6 49 8.2 19 3.2 68 11.3 15 2.5 0 0.0 4 0.7 9 8 1 0.2 0 6
23 Cransberg, Peter 25 282 11.3 101 4.0 383 15.3 104 4.2 3 0.1 9 0.4 25 30 22 0.9 14 146
5 Daniher, Terry 23 282 12.3 142 6.2 424 18.4 152 6.6 0 0.0 15 0.7 53 20 9 0.4 7 61
6 Daniher, Anthony 19 140 7.4 64 3.4 204 10.7 68 3.6 3 0.2 21 1.1 23 12 1 0.1 1 7
36 Daniher, Neale 7 61 8.7 29 4.1 90 12.9 22 3.1 1 0.1 2 0.3 8 4 9 1.3 10 64
7 Daniher, Chris 5 41 8.2 24 4.8 65 13.0 11 2.2 0 0.0 19 3.8 1 3 1 0.2 0 6
22 Duckworth, Bill 4 30 7.5 11 2.8 41 10.3 8 2.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 3 4 1 0.3 2 8
15 Ezard, Alan 22 321 14.6 77 3.5 398 18.1 66 3.0 1 0.0 42 1.9 28 33 15 0.7 12 102
28 Flood, David 2 12 6.0 7 3.5 19 9.5 6 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1 3 1.5 2 20
29 Grenvold, David 23 210 9.1 163 7.1 373 16.2 64 2.8 0 0.0 31 1.3 28 31 3 0.1 6 24
16 Hamilton, Paul 25 170 6.8 135 5.4 305 12.2 84 3.4 1 0.0 28 1.1 24 24 1 0.0 5 11
1 Harvey, Mark 13 163 12.5 26 2.0 189 14.5 59 4.5 0 0.0 13 1.0 11 20 16 1.2 14 110
39 Johnston, David 6 54 9.0 49 8.2 103 17.2 10 1.7 0 0.0 14 2.3 10 3 2 0.3 0 12
9 Kickett, Derek 19 192 10.1 131 6.9 323 17.0 73 3.8 0 0.0 22 1.2 18 24 24 1.3 14 158
4 Long, Michael 25 221 8.8 184 7.4 405 16.2 58 2.3 2 0.1 51 2.0 30 20 13 0.5 9 87
27 Madden, Simon 23 195 8.5 66 2.9 261 11.3 116 5.0 225 9.8 22 1.0 45 47 30 1.3 16 196
41 Manning, Andrew 18 128 7.1 176 9.8 304 16.9 86 4.8 2 0.1 37 2.1 17 35 17 0.9 14 116
35 McMullin, Ian 5 48 9.6 20 4.0 68 13.6 13 2.6 0 0.0 1 0.2 2 7 5 1.0 1 31
38 Moore, Brendon 2 9 4.5 6 3.0 15 7.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 3 3 0 0.0 0 0
12 O'Brien, Craig 8 82 10.3 27 3.4 109 13.6 24 3.0 0 0.0 13 1.6 12 11 7 0.9 6 48
10 O'Donnell, Gary 25 346 13.8 158 6.3 504 20.2 69 2.8 0 0.0 32 1.3 24 20 11 0.4 11 77
14 Plain, Bradley 4 40 10.0 14 3.5 54 13.5 6 1.5 0 0.0 7 1.8 8 2 6 1.5 2 38
3 Salmon, Paul 21 249 11.9 67 3.2 316 15.0 171 8.1 208 9.9 11 0.5 37 36 43 2.0 25 283
19 Somerville, Peter 4 21 5.3 12 3.0 33 8.3 15 3.8 16 4.0 4 1.0 6 9 5 1.3 1 31
17 Sporn, Kieran 14 165 11.8 45 3.2 210 15.0 58 4.1 0 0.0 25 1.8 14 23 11 0.8 13 79
45 Stubbs, Justin 1 8 8.0 0 0.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 2 2.0 1 13
26 Thompson, Mark 24 321 13.4 198 8.3 519 21.6 114 4.8 0 0.0 28 1.2 32 23 7 0.3 8 50
2 Underwood, Andrew 1 4 4.0 3 3.0 7 7.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
18 Vander Haar, Paul 17 150 8.8 52 3.1 202 11.9 82 4.8 7 0.4 20 1.2 25 17 18 1.1 8 116
30 Walsh, Kevin 8 46 5.8 28 3.5 74 9.3 15 1.9 2 0.3 4 0.5 14 10 0 0.0 0 0
32 Watson, Tim 21 262 12.5 156 7.4 418 19.9 93 4.4 0 0.0 26 1.2 23 26 19 0.9 21 135
24 Werner, Michael 14 86 6.1 21 1.5 107 7.6 45 3.2 0 0.0 7 0.5 12 18 27 1.9 18 180
Totals 500 5304 10.6 2479 5.0 7783 15.6 1934 3.9 478 1.0 597 1.2 624 629 396 0.8 308 2684
 

Footnotes

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