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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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1995 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1995 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 5.77.1214.1316.16 112 WON Fitzroy 0.00.01.06.2 38 74 WES Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Essendon 3.48.810.1212.19 91 WON Fremantle 3.86.127.1611.16 82 9 WAC Apr 7 (Fri, 8:40) Scores
3 H Essendon 3.55.710.814.14 98 WON Melbourne 4.29.611.912.10 82 16 MCG Apr 17 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 6.49.711.1116.15 111 DRAW Collingwood 6.17.314.717.9 111 0 MCG Apr 25 (Tue, 2:10) Scores
5 H Essendon 7.514.821.824.10 154 WON St. Kilda 1.13.15.25.8 38 116 PRI Apr 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Essendon 5.112.516.919.14 128 WON Brisbane 4.38.411.1214.16 100 28 PRI May 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Essendon 2.54.76.119.13 67 LOST Carlton 3.54.75.1010.15 75 -8 MCG May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Essendon 6.29.312.716.12 108 WON West Coast 7.39.512.913.12 90 18 SUB May 21 (Sun, 4:15) Scores
9 H Essendon 3.28.89.1015.11 101 WON Footscray 3.26.47.89.13 67 34 MCG May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Essendon 3.05.59.715.9 99 LOST North Melbourne 3.28.613.1119.12 126 -27 MCG Jun 2 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
11 H Essendon 5.411.614.917.10 112 LOST Geelong 3.19.313.819.9 123 -11 MCG Jun 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Essendon 3.77.118.1210.18 78 WON Hawthorn 0.12.45.118.12 60 18 MCG Jun 23 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
13 A Essendon 4.38.611.1417.17 119 LOST Sydney 7.215.719.821.12 138 -19 SCG Jul 2 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
14 H Essendon 7.516.1121.1627.20 182 WON Adelaide 2.33.36.78.12 60 122 MCG Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Essendon 5.110.513.815.11 101 DRAW Richmond 4.28.513.615.11 101 0 MCG Jul 14 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
16 H Essendon 9.312.615.1222.18 150 WON Fitzroy 2.25.47.712.7 79 71 MCG Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Essendon 6.110.216.321.9 135 WON Fremantle 3.37.49.813.9 87 48 MCG Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Essendon 6.410.812.1315.16 106 WON Melbourne 3.25.56.611.7 73 33 MCG Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Essendon 4.57.912.1316.14 110 WON Collingwood 3.55.710.1115.12 102 8 MCG Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Essendon 2.45.815.923.13 151 WON St. Kilda 3.46.68.1010.15 75 76 WAV Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Essendon 2.35.109.1112.12 84 LOST Brisbane 8.311.514.1017.14 116 -32 GAB Aug 26 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
22 H Essendon 3.65.96.109.13 67 LOST Carlton 4.59.612.816.12 108 -41 MCG Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1QF H Essendon 2.45.611.811.8 74 WON West Coast 4.26.57.78.7 55 19 WAV Sep 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF A Essendon 3.39.49.611.7 73 LOST Richmond 3.24.49.712.14 86 -13 MCG Sep 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1995 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 16 137 8.6 73 4.6 210 13.1 91 5.7 85 5.3 14 0.9 15 26 28 1.8 12 180
8 Bewick, Darren 10 138 13.8 53 5.3 191 19.1 22 2.2 0 0.0 13 1.3 14 8 21 2.1 13 139
14 Calthorpe, David 17 168 9.9 74 4.4 242 14.2 42 2.5 0 0.0 14 0.8 12 24 9 0.5 10 64
9 Cockatoo-Collins, Che 14 153 10.9 75 5.4 228 16.3 65 4.6 0 0.0 10 0.7 11 17 19 1.4 11 125
23 Cransberg, Peter 6 36 6.0 14 2.3 50 8.3 20 3.3 3 0.5 0 0.0 4 3 3 0.5 4 22
36 Cummings, Scott 15 111 7.4 41 2.7 152 10.1 51 3.4 6 0.4 12 0.8 10 22 13 0.9 7 85
7 Daniher, Chris 21 137 6.5 103 4.9 240 11.4 69 3.3 0 0.0 28 1.3 8 12 6 0.3 10 46
20 Darcy, Tim 14 77 5.5 61 4.4 138 9.9 50 3.6 0 0.0 6 0.4 15 13 5 0.4 5 35
38 Denham, Sean 24 276 11.5 232 9.7 508 21.2 66 2.8 1 0.0 68 2.8 17 29 11 0.5 15 81
22 Doolan, Ben 9 71 7.9 54 6.0 125 13.9 26 2.9 1 0.1 10 1.1 5 12 0 0.0 2 2
31 Fletcher, Dustin 22 199 9.0 101 4.6 300 13.6 94 4.3 5 0.2 23 1.0 27 25 4 0.2 3 27
28 Flood, David 4 24 6.0 22 5.5 46 11.5 10 2.5 3 0.8 2 0.5 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
30 Fraser, Mark 5 29 5.8 24 4.8 53 10.6 13 2.6 0 0.0 10 2.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
29 Grenvold, David 23 143 6.2 85 3.7 228 9.9 52 2.3 0 0.0 15 0.7 10 14 3 0.1 2 20
39 Hardwick, Damien 16 123 7.7 97 6.1 220 13.8 38 2.4 0 0.0 31 1.9 21 14 2 0.1 1 13
1 Harvey, Mark 11 136 12.4 33 3.0 169 15.4 44 4.0 0 0.0 5 0.5 11 10 0 0.0 1 1
11 Hills, Paul 3 18 6.0 14 4.7 32 10.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 4 0 1 0.3 1 7
5 Hird, James 24 254 10.6 201 8.4 455 19.0 177 7.4 12 0.5 25 1.0 14 21 47 2.0 31 313
33 Lewfatt, Shawn 3 20 6.7 11 3.7 31 10.3 5 1.7 0 0.0 5 1.7 0 4 2 0.7 3 15
18 Lloyd, Matthew 5 31 6.2 17 3.4 48 9.6 22 4.4 0 0.0 1 0.2 3 2 7 1.4 6 48
13 Long, Michael 22 294 13.4 221 10.0 515 23.4 80 3.6 0 0.0 40 1.8 29 12 27 1.2 18 180
2 Mercuri, Mark 22 268 12.2 217 9.9 485 22.0 125 5.7 0 0.0 32 1.5 26 23 36 1.6 25 241
24 Misiti, Joe 22 284 12.9 207 9.4 491 22.3 88 4.0 3 0.1 15 0.7 13 12 9 0.4 11 65
46 Moorcroft, Gary 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
43 Morgan, Danny 8 51 6.4 50 6.3 101 12.6 9 1.1 0 0.0 7 0.9 6 4 2 0.3 0 12
41 O'Connor, Ryan 18 103 5.7 115 6.4 218 12.1 62 3.4 53 2.9 27 1.5 6 23 14 0.8 11 95
10 O'Donnell, Gary 24 339 14.1 182 7.6 521 21.7 69 2.9 5 0.2 21 0.9 23 19 16 0.7 10 106
47 Olarenshaw, Ricky 11 112 10.2 72 6.5 184 16.7 42 3.8 0 0.0 4 0.4 8 4 3 0.3 2 20
15 Prior, Michael 4 33 8.3 12 3.0 45 11.3 10 2.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 5 3 0 0.0 0 0
3 Salmon, Paul 13 98 7.5 41 3.2 139 10.7 79 6.1 29 2.2 5 0.4 7 10 39 3.0 23 257
19 Somerville, Peter 24 177 7.4 140 5.8 317 13.2 128 5.3 319 13.3 17 0.7 37 47 18 0.8 7 115
12 Symons, Michael 19 190 10.0 128 6.7 318 16.7 91 4.8 3 0.2 25 1.3 22 18 12 0.6 11 83
26 Thompson, Mark 11 99 9.0 65 5.9 164 14.9 32 2.9 0 0.0 10 0.9 6 5 0 0.0 2 2
21 Wallis, Dean 2 4 2.0 3 1.5 7 3.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
4 Wanganeen, Gavin 23 267 11.6 124 5.4 391 17.0 60 2.6 0 0.0 27 1.2 28 13 10 0.4 10 70
35 Young, Barry 18 111 6.2 79 4.4 190 10.6 56 3.1 0 0.0 19 1.1 14 10 15 0.8 15 105
Totals 504 4714 9.4 3043 6.0 7757 15.4 1894 3.8 528 1.0 550 1.1 436 465 382 0.8 283 2575
 

Footnotes

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