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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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2009 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2009 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 1.14.38.89.12 66 LOST Port Adelaide 4.38.711.1215.17 107 -41 FBP Mar 29 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
2 H Essendon 5.29.514.716.13 109 WON Fremantle 1.46.610.810.11 71 38 DOC Apr 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 A Essendon 1.48.615.717.14 116 WON Carlton 4.67.1013.1316.16 112 4 MCG Apr 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 1.33.75.117.15 57 LOST North Melbourne 3.35.59.710.9 69 -12 DOC Apr 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 H Essendon 1.56.69.1313.15 93 WON Collingwood 4.26.68.1012.16 88 5 MCG Apr 25 (Sat, 2:20) Scores
6 A Essendon 1.33.85.129.14 68 LOST Brisbane 5.210.212.617.9 111 -43 GAB May 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 H Essendon 4.26.712.1017.14 116 WON Hawthorn 1.86.89.1110.12 72 44 DOC May 8 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A Essendon 2.15.18.610.11 71 LOST St. Kilda 6.58.811.1113.12 90 -19 DOC May 17 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
9 A Essendon 3.17.413.619.11 125 WON Richmond 5.59.810.1212.13 85 40 MCG May 23 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
10 H Essendon 1.13.15.311.4 70 LOST Geelong 6.412.717.1320.14 134 -64 DOC May 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Essendon 5.310.416.418.6 114 LOST Adelaide 3.09.015.221.4 130 -16 DOC Jun 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
12 H Essendon 6.310.717.1319.17 131 WON Melbourne 3.28.39.313.5 83 48 DOC Jun 19 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 H Essendon 2.48.514.921.10 136 WON Carlton 2.37.78.99.13 67 69 MCG Jun 26 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 A Essendon 2.63.86.109.13 67 LOST Collingwood 2.39.612.1015.12 102 -35 MCG Jul 3 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A Essendon 4.68.812.1215.17 107 WON Sydney 4.25.87.1110.12 72 35 SCG Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Essendon 3.16.28.211.4 70 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.54.610.915.13 103 -33 DOC Jul 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
17 H Essendon 2.55.610.914.12 96 LOST Richmond 3.28.412.915.11 101 -5 MCG Jul 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Essendon 2.14.17.610.8 68 LOST West Coast 4.28.611.714.11 95 -27 SUB Aug 2 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
19 H Essendon 4.36.511.713.9 87 DRAW Brisbane 3.36.68.1012.15 87 0 MCG Aug 8 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H Essendon 3.310.616.916.14 110 WON St. Kilda 4.27.411.1016.12 108 2 DOC Aug 16 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
21 A Essendon 3.25.39.813.9 87 LOST Fremantle 4.29.615.1121.15 141 -54 SUB Aug 23 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
22 A Essendon 3.35.910.1316.20 116 WON Hawthorn 4.59.711.1214.15 99 17 MCG Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1EF A Essendon 3.35.78.810.10 70 LOST Adelaide 4.312.418.926.10 166 -96 FBP Sep 4 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
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2009 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
38 Atkinson, Jarrod 5 37 7.4 43 8.6 80 16.0 22 4.4 0 0.0 19 3.8 4 5 2 0.4 0 12
44 Bellchambers, Tom 6 11 1.8 25 4.2 36 6.0 15 2.5 55 9.2 8 1.3 5 6 1 0.2 2 8
28 Daniher, Darcy 3 28 9.3 13 4.3 41 13.7 17 5.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
29 Davey Snr, Alwyn 20 141 7.1 131 6.6 272 13.6 48 2.4 0 0.0 87 4.4 27 15 14 0.7 13 97
15 Dempsey, Courtenay 20 150 7.5 169 8.5 319 16.0 69 3.5 1 0.1 45 2.3 11 9 7 0.4 6 48
2 Dyson, Ricky 23 266 11.6 170 7.4 436 19.0 79 3.4 0 0.0 55 2.4 10 17 8 0.3 8 56
31 Fletcher, Dustin 18 218 12.1 102 5.7 320 17.8 86 4.8 8 0.4 30 1.7 14 11 1 0.1 1 7
19 Hille, David 5 25 5.0 34 6.8 59 11.8 15 3.0 69 13.8 4 0.8 3 5 1 0.2 3 9
39 Hocking, Heath 19 145 7.6 200 10.5 345 18.2 80 4.2 0 0.0 74 3.9 14 24 9 0.5 3 57
26 Hooker, Cale 16 72 4.5 173 10.8 245 15.3 74 4.6 58 3.6 53 3.3 8 19 3 0.2 3 21
43 Houli, Bachar 7 67 9.6 90 12.9 157 22.4 33 4.7 0 0.0 16 2.3 3 7 0 0.0 1 1
22 Hurley, Michael 10 83 8.3 61 6.1 144 14.4 62 6.2 1 0.1 15 1.5 5 5 10 1.0 5 65
7 Jetta, Leroy 6 35 5.8 38 6.3 73 12.2 12 2.0 0 0.0 15 2.5 3 3 1 0.2 3 9
18 Lloyd, Matthew 18 131 7.3 88 4.9 219 12.2 104 5.8 0 0.0 26 1.4 16 16 35 1.9 27 237
14 Lonergan, Sam 17 103 6.1 143 8.4 246 14.5 57 3.4 1 0.1 62 3.6 16 13 10 0.6 11 71
13 Lovett, Andrew 22 293 13.3 167 7.6 460 20.9 75 3.4 0 0.0 55 2.5 22 17 21 1.0 17 143
42 Lovett-Murray, Nathan 14 105 7.5 160 11.4 265 18.9 66 4.7 15 1.1 49 3.5 10 21 9 0.6 4 58
25 Lucas, Scott 14 133 9.5 62 4.4 195 13.9 90 6.4 7 0.5 33 2.4 12 8 22 1.6 14 146
33 McPhee, Adam 21 207 9.9 164 7.8 371 17.7 136 6.5 9 0.4 55 2.6 17 25 16 0.8 8 104
10 McVeigh, Mark 12 110 9.2 81 6.8 191 15.9 32 2.7 0 0.0 35 2.9 6 13 5 0.4 3 33
6 Monfries, Angus 21 168 8.0 162 7.7 330 15.7 116 5.5 0 0.0 51 2.4 38 14 25 1.2 15 165
23 Myers, David 6 37 6.2 29 4.8 66 11.0 19 3.2 0 0.0 8 1.3 0 3 1 0.2 3 9
17 Nash, Jay 2 13 6.5 15 7.5 28 14.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
1 Neagle, Jay 12 64 5.3 21 1.8 85 7.1 47 3.9 0 0.0 17 1.4 3 6 19 1.6 4 118
16 Pears, Tayte 23 156 6.8 192 8.3 348 15.1 72 3.1 0 0.0 48 2.1 13 17 1 0.0 1 7
9 Prismall, Brent 13 161 12.4 137 10.5 298 22.9 74 5.7 0 0.0 47 3.6 10 3 5 0.4 4 34
41 Quinn, Michael 6 38 6.3 43 7.2 81 13.5 25 4.2 0 0.0 11 1.8 4 6 2 0.3 3 15
37 Reimers, Kyle 9 89 9.9 51 5.7 140 15.6 34 3.8 0 0.0 25 2.8 9 3 9 1.0 8 62
30 Ryder, Paddy 21 121 5.8 141 6.7 262 12.5 72 3.4 424 20.2 99 4.7 23 20 12 0.6 9 81
21 Skipworth, Hayden 11 96 8.7 103 9.4 199 18.1 61 5.5 0 0.0 31 2.8 11 7 11 1.0 2 68
20 Slattery, Henry 21 135 6.4 145 6.9 280 13.3 76 3.6 0 0.0 80 3.8 15 21 2 0.1 3 15
5 Stanton, Brent 23 329 14.3 243 10.6 572 24.9 138 6.0 0 0.0 87 3.8 23 19 15 0.7 13 103
4 Watson, Jobe 22 221 10.0 322 14.6 543 24.7 73 3.3 0 0.0 98 4.5 16 13 10 0.5 10 70
12 Welsh, Andrew 11 100 9.1 126 11.5 226 20.5 41 3.7 0 0.0 69 6.3 11 9 2 0.2 4 16
8 Winderlich, Jason 19 191 10.1 196 10.3 387 20.4 122 6.4 11 0.6 81 4.3 7 5 17 0.9 8 110
11 Zaharakis, David 10 87 8.7 50 5.0 137 13.7 47 4.7 0 0.0 25 2.5 2 4 7 0.7 8 50
Totals 506 4366 8.6 4090 8.1 8456 16.7 2195 4.3 659 1.3 1517 3.0 392 394 313 0.6 227 2105
 

Footnotes

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