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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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2004 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2004 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 1.52.66.128.14 62 LOST Port Adelaide 2.67.1315.1623.20 158 -96 FBP Mar 28 (Sun, 12:40) Scores
2 H Essendon 2.33.55.98.12 60 LOST St. Kilda 3.55.107.1513.16 94 -34 DOC Apr 3 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
3 H Essendon 8.010.116.322.5 137 WON West Coast 3.07.515.820.11 131 6 DOC Apr 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 1.35.813.1117.15 117 WON Carlton 3.36.67.712.8 80 37 MCG Apr 16 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 A Essendon 5.38.613.717.10 112 WON Collingwood 1.26.510.911.13 79 33 MCG Apr 25 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
6 H Essendon 5.67.812.1016.12 108 WON Sydney 4.34.68.715.8 98 10 MCG May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Essendon 5.210.615.718.13 121 WON Western Bulldogs 3.27.511.914.11 95 26 DOC May 7 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A Essendon 7.410.914.1120.15 135 WON Adelaide 2.45.67.1212.12 84 51 FBP May 14 (Fri, 7:10) Scores
9 A Essendon 6.18.812.1114.13 97 LOST Geelong 6.510.613.1018.12 120 -23 DOC May 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
10 H Essendon 4.811.1114.1217.13 115 WON Fremantle 2.23.57.912.13 85 30 DOC May 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A Essendon 6.410.519.824.10 154 WON Hawthorn 2.25.37.612.8 80 74 MCG Jun 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Essendon 7.211.412.814.12 96 LOST Brisbane 5.113.320.925.12 162 -66 DOC Jun 12 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 H Essendon 2.14.38.610.9 69 LOST Melbourne 1.66.149.1613.17 95 -26 MCG Jun 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Essendon 4.37.511.612.7 79 LOST North Melbourne 3.36.69.1214.16 100 -21 DOC Jul 2 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A Essendon 2.17.214.924.11 155 WON Richmond 4.27.68.811.11 77 78 MCG Jul 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Essendon 1.41.95.1110.13 73 LOST West Coast 6.57.712.818.9 117 -44 SUB Jul 16 (Fri, 6:40) Scores
17 A Essendon 2.14.39.714.8 92 LOST St. Kilda 6.49.515.620.7 127 -35 DOC Jul 23 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 H Essendon 3.49.512.918.11 119 WON Port Adelaide 2.74.88.1111.13 79 40 DOC Jul 31 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 H Essendon 2.33.66.88.9 57 LOST Carlton 2.45.67.1010.14 74 -17 MCG Aug 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Essendon 9.211.514.818.13 121 WON Collingwood 2.45.610.813.9 87 34 MCG Aug 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 A Essendon 3.96.1111.1512.18 90 LOST Sydney 2.210.215.617.8 110 -20 STA Aug 21 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
22 H Essendon 4.37.612.717.11 113 WON Western Bulldogs 3.36.39.614.12 96 17 DOC Aug 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
1EF A Essendon 5.211.611.1015.14 104 WON Melbourne 5.26.513.615.9 99 5 MCG Sep 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
1SF A Essendon 0.41.64.89.10 64 LOST Geelong 2.55.89.1110.14 74 -10 MCG Sep 11 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
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2004 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
27 Allan, Matthew 20 107 5.4 91 4.6 198 9.9 65 3.3 309 15.5 9 0.5 25 21 1 0.1 1 7
15 Alvey, Mark 8 62 7.8 21 2.6 83 10.4 23 2.9 0 0.0 6 0.8 7 1 3 0.4 0 18
23 Bolton, Mark 23 141 6.1 115 5.0 256 11.1 98 4.3 8 0.3 24 1.0 13 25 6 0.3 6 42
16 Bradley, Kepler 5 23 4.6 33 6.6 56 11.2 11 2.2 1 0.2 9 1.8 0 0 1 0.2 0 6
37 Bullen, Marc 17 101 5.9 75 4.4 176 10.4 42 2.5 0 0.0 33 1.9 13 13 3 0.2 3 21
13 Cupido, Damian 6 26 4.3 9 1.5 35 5.8 10 1.7 0 0.0 10 1.7 1 4 5 0.8 3 33
36 Dyson, Ricky 11 53 4.8 30 2.7 83 7.5 22 2.0 0 0.0 9 0.8 5 2 7 0.6 3 45
31 Fletcher, Dustin 20 220 11.0 42 2.1 262 13.1 70 3.5 5 0.3 28 1.4 16 12 1 0.1 3 9
39 Haynes, Ben 10 94 9.4 36 3.6 130 13.0 45 4.5 0 0.0 14 1.4 3 6 6 0.6 4 40
3 Henneman, Aaron 7 18 2.6 14 2.0 32 4.6 15 2.1 11 1.6 12 1.7 3 4 1 0.1 0 6
19 Hille, David 23 149 6.5 92 4.0 241 10.5 83 3.6 293 12.7 29 1.3 13 14 25 1.1 18 168
5 Hird, James 20 307 15.4 114 5.7 421 21.1 103 5.2 0 0.0 40 2.0 27 14 25 1.3 14 164
14 Johnson, Jason 19 277 14.6 173 9.1 450 23.7 91 4.8 1 0.1 57 3.0 17 11 14 0.7 16 100
1 Johnson, Mark 20 162 8.1 117 5.9 279 14.0 54 2.7 4 0.2 57 2.9 35 25 17 0.9 11 113
26 Laycock, Jason 4 7 1.8 7 1.8 14 3.5 6 1.5 21 5.3 1 0.3 0 4 1 0.3 1 7
18 Lloyd, Matthew 24 228 9.5 49 2.0 277 11.5 134 5.6 1 0.0 35 1.5 29 24 96 4.0 39 615
42 Lovett-Murray, Nathan 20 110 5.5 65 3.3 175 8.8 60 3.0 12 0.6 34 1.7 5 15 21 1.1 11 137
25 Lucas, Scott 21 275 13.1 69 3.3 344 16.4 108 5.1 9 0.4 53 2.5 17 14 25 1.2 21 171
33 McPhee, Adam 21 237 11.3 125 6.0 362 17.2 125 6.0 21 1.0 56 2.7 26 34 15 0.7 9 99
10 McVeigh, Mark 18 155 8.6 104 5.8 259 14.4 55 3.1 1 0.1 58 3.2 13 18 3 0.2 1 19
2 Mercuri, Mark 9 49 5.4 39 4.3 88 9.8 26 2.9 0 0.0 21 2.3 4 8 3 0.3 0 18
24 Misiti, Joe 19 153 8.1 115 6.1 268 14.1 52 2.7 1 0.1 32 1.7 3 9 6 0.3 3 39
28 Murphy, Justin 23 211 9.2 205 8.9 416 18.1 123 5.3 1 0.0 55 2.4 9 15 24 1.0 11 155
11 Peverill, Damien 24 240 10.0 190 7.9 430 17.9 116 4.8 2 0.1 103 4.3 23 10 5 0.2 8 38
9 Ramanauskas, Adam 24 220 9.2 104 4.3 324 13.5 112 4.7 3 0.1 31 1.3 9 13 6 0.3 6 42
29 Reynolds, Joel 3 13 4.3 10 3.3 23 7.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 4 1.3 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
20 Richards, Ted 11 32 2.9 44 4.0 76 6.9 25 2.3 1 0.1 9 0.8 3 6 7 0.6 2 44
43 Rioli, Dean 13 135 10.4 61 4.7 196 15.1 62 4.8 7 0.5 18 1.4 3 11 6 0.5 5 41
7 Solomon, Dean 23 245 10.7 154 6.7 399 17.3 79 3.4 9 0.4 88 3.8 28 44 15 0.7 17 107
34 Stanton, Brent 15 110 7.3 41 2.7 151 10.1 47 3.1 0 0.0 20 1.3 9 7 6 0.4 6 42
4 Watson, Jobe 7 37 5.3 42 6.0 79 11.3 23 3.3 0 0.0 16 2.3 2 2 6 0.9 2 38
6 Wellman, Sean 12 100 8.3 46 3.8 146 12.2 63 5.3 0 0.0 17 1.4 5 11 0 0.0 0 0
12 Welsh, Andrew 22 244 11.1 115 5.2 359 16.3 96 4.4 2 0.1 42 1.9 12 10 1 0.0 1 7
8 Winderlich, Jason 6 23 3.8 15 2.5 38 6.3 14 2.3 0 0.0 10 1.7 5 4 1 0.2 1 7
Totals 528 4564 8.6 2562 4.9 7126 13.5 2069 3.9 723 1.4 1040 2.0 385 412 362 0.7 226 2398
 

Footnotes

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