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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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1993 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1993 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 2.17.211.517.8 110 LOST West Coast 4.78.912.1217.21 123 -13 SUB Mar 28 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
2 H Essendon 4.511.814.1220.12 132 DRAW Carlton 6.212.614.1319.18 132 0 MCG Apr 3 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
3 H Essendon 3.39.812.1016.13 109 LOST Collingwood 8.311.615.1121.13 139 -30 MCG Apr 12 (Mon, 2:08) Scores
4 A Essendon 8.317.523.928.13 181 WON Sydney 4.46.79.714.11 95 86 SCG Apr 18 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
5 A Essendon 4.47.79.1011.15 81 LOST Footscray 5.110.215.420.7 127 -46 WES Apr 24 (Sat, 2:08) Scores
6 H Essendon 6.511.717.1323.18 156 WON Geelong 5.510.1616.1619.18 132 24 MCG May 1 (Sat, 2:08) Scores
7 Essendon       Bye        
8 A Essendon 3.310.316.619.11 125 WON St. Kilda 2.25.67.99.13 67 58 WAV May 15 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
9 H Essendon 5.210.511.1016.15 111 WON Adelaide 2.16.29.310.5 65 46 MCG May 22 (Sat, 2:08) Scores
10 H Essendon 1.46.613.919.15 129 WON Fitzroy 5.510.513.1019.11 125 4 MCG May 28 (Fri, 8:08) Scores
11 A Essendon 4.66.1013.1317.14 116 WON Hawthorn 2.37.810.1012.14 86 30 WAV Jun 14 (Mon, 2:08) Scores
12 A Essendon 2.55.78.810.11 71 LOST Melbourne 3.36.89.1315.15 105 -34 MCG Jun 19 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
13 H Essendon 4.26.413.1321.15 141 WON Richmond 1.55.107.138.15 63 78 PRI Jun 26 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
14 H Essendon 5.410.920.1223.17 155 WON Brisbane 1.63.84.94.15 39 116 MCG Jul 3 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
15 A Essendon 4.18.712.1113.13 91 LOST North Melbourne 7.29.311.719.15 129 -38 MCG Jul 9 (Fri, 8:08) Scores
16 H Essendon 3.26.711.1312.17 89 WON West Coast 5.48.610.613.9 87 2 MCG Jul 18 (Sun, 2:08) Scores
17 A Essendon 2.54.88.1315.14 104 WON Carlton 0.35.58.712.11 83 21 MCG Jul 24 (Sat, 2:08) Scores
18 A Essendon 2.69.715.1018.15 123 WON Collingwood 1.14.77.107.13 55 68 MCG Jul 30 (Fri, 8:08) Scores
19 H Essendon 4.39.512.818.9 117 WON Sydney 2.63.128.1513.18 96 21 MCG Aug 6 (Fri, 7:38) Scores
20 H Essendon 3.39.712.1114.14 98 WON Footscray 4.38.511.912.13 85 13 MCG Aug 14 (Sat, 2:08) Scores
21 A Essendon 2.110.612.814.10 94 LOST Geelong 5.28.214.519.12 126 -32 KAR Aug 21 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
22 Essendon       Bye        
QF H Essendon 3.47.611.714.14 98 LOST Carlton 4.37.612.715.10 100 -2 MCG Sep 4 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
1SF H Essendon 4.210.413.616.12 108 WON West Coast 1.54.88.911.10 76 32 MCG Sep 12 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
PF H Essendon 4.56.612.817.9 111 WON Adelaide 7.412.1213.1414.16 100 11 MCG Sep 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Essendon 5.810.916.1120.13 133 WON Carlton 1.25.210.513.11 89 44 MCG Sep 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1993 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
27 Alessio, Steven 12 73 6.1 49 4.1 122 10.2 42 3.5 104 8.7 12 1.0 19 20 8 0.7 8 56
8 Bewick, Darren 24 315 13.1 119 5.0 434 18.1 61 2.5 0 0.0 38 1.6 46 30 52 2.2 30 342
48 Calthorpe, David 11 80 7.3 63 5.7 143 13.0 25 2.3 0 0.0 15 1.4 4 14 10 0.9 14 74
23 Cransberg, Peter 4 21 5.3 13 3.3 34 8.5 8 2.0 4 1.0 4 1.0 2 4 5 1.3 3 33
6 Daniher, Anthony 8 38 4.8 23 2.9 61 7.6 16 2.0 11 1.4 7 0.9 5 9 0 0.0 0 0
7 Daniher, Chris 15 136 9.1 118 7.9 254 16.9 64 4.3 1 0.1 20 1.3 23 17 1 0.1 3 9
30 Delaney, Tony 4 27 6.8 17 4.3 44 11.0 6 1.5 0 0.0 3 0.8 1 2 2 0.5 3 15
38 Denham, Sean 22 244 11.1 180 8.2 424 19.3 46 2.1 3 0.1 57 2.6 26 29 7 0.3 5 47
15 Ezard, Alan 4 61 15.3 18 4.5 79 19.8 14 3.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
31 Fletcher, Dustin 17 128 7.5 45 2.6 173 10.2 43 2.5 16 0.9 24 1.4 20 13 0 0.0 0 0
28 Flood, David 4 25 6.3 21 5.3 46 11.5 11 2.8 3 0.8 4 1.0 4 10 4 1.0 1 25
29 Grenvold, David 24 214 8.9 142 5.9 356 14.8 69 2.9 2 0.1 28 1.2 32 25 7 0.3 4 46
1 Harvey, Mark 22 385 17.5 109 5.0 494 22.5 122 5.5 3 0.1 25 1.1 37 28 7 0.3 4 46
11 Hills, Paul 20 192 9.6 165 8.3 357 17.9 49 2.5 1 0.1 27 1.4 26 24 3 0.2 6 24
5 Hird, James 16 174 10.9 88 5.5 262 16.4 89 5.6 4 0.3 16 1.0 17 14 31 1.9 20 206
9 Kickett, Derek 23 158 6.9 111 4.8 269 11.7 78 3.4 2 0.1 27 1.2 20 32 38 1.7 23 251
20 Kilpatrick, Glenn 2 14 7.0 4 2.0 18 9.0 2 1.0 1 0.5 1 0.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
13 Long, Michael 18 228 12.7 188 10.4 416 23.1 72 4.0 2 0.1 40 2.2 24 17 12 0.7 4 76
37 Manton, Glenn 7 28 4.0 30 4.3 58 8.3 19 2.7 5 0.7 3 0.4 8 10 0 0.0 0 0
2 Mercuri, Mark 20 251 12.6 197 9.9 448 22.4 106 5.3 5 0.3 44 2.2 26 35 25 1.3 10 160
24 Misiti, Joe 23 350 15.2 212 9.2 562 24.4 90 3.9 0 0.0 23 1.0 26 14 13 0.6 13 91
10 O'Donnell, Gary 24 389 16.2 221 9.2 610 25.4 85 3.5 8 0.3 49 2.0 40 20 14 0.6 9 93
47 Olarenshaw, Ricky 16 207 12.9 118 7.4 325 20.3 75 4.7 0 0.0 21 1.3 23 15 5 0.3 5 35
14 Plain, Bradley 7 73 10.4 23 3.3 96 13.7 19 2.7 0 0.0 6 0.9 4 14 23 3.3 10 148
18 Ridley, Todd 4 30 7.5 12 3.0 42 10.5 18 4.5 2 0.5 6 1.5 3 3 5 1.3 5 35
3 Salmon, Paul 20 227 11.4 83 4.2 310 15.5 157 7.9 194 9.7 11 0.6 46 31 65 3.3 41 431
19 Somerville, Peter 18 116 6.4 81 4.5 197 10.9 91 5.1 155 8.6 14 0.8 24 37 13 0.7 14 92
17 Sporn, Kieran 5 52 10.4 18 3.6 70 14.0 15 3.0 1 0.2 2 0.4 2 6 4 0.8 1 25
12 Symons, Michael 19 138 7.3 89 4.7 227 11.9 56 2.9 1 0.1 43 2.3 21 18 23 1.2 9 147
26 Thompson, Mark 21 330 15.7 180 8.6 510 24.3 91 4.3 2 0.1 25 1.2 19 18 2 0.1 0 12
21 Wallis, Dean 8 45 5.6 21 2.6 66 8.3 27 3.4 1 0.1 8 1.0 5 15 2 0.3 7 19
4 Wanganeen, Gavin 22 267 12.1 146 6.6 413 18.8 69 3.1 0 0.0 30 1.4 60 19 4 0.2 3 27
32 Watson, Tim 16 154 9.6 101 6.3 255 15.9 58 3.6 1 0.1 26 1.6 17 14 26 1.6 11 167
Totals 480 5170 10.8 3005 6.3 8175 17.0 1793 3.7 532 1.1 665 1.4 635 559 411 0.9 266 2732
 

Footnotes

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