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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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2011 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2011 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 3.49.1213.1516.17 113 WON Western Bulldogs 4.15.27.58.10 58 55 DOC Mar 27 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 A Essendon 4.48.712.913.15 93 LOST Sydney 1.56.810.1114.14 98 -5 STA Apr 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Essendon 8.213.419.521.10 136 WON St. Kilda 5.37.58.912.12 84 52 DOC Apr 10 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
4 A Essendon 3.26.37.811.13 79 DRAW Carlton 0.24.96.1311.13 79 0 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Essendon 0.33.87.1011.11 77 LOST Collingwood 4.27.310.616.11 107 -30 MCG Apr 25 (Mon, 2:40) Scores
6 H Essendon 15.418.425.831.11 197 WON Gold Coast 0.15.37.58.10 58 139 DOC May 1 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 H Essendon 2.18.314.616.10 106 WON West Coast 4.49.99.1212.18 90 16 DOC May 8 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
8 A Essendon 3.26.610.1015.12 102 WON Brisbane 3.56.76.109.12 66 36 GAB May 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 A Essendon 2.26.69.1013.11 89 LOST Richmond 2.36.513.816.9 105 -16 MCG May 21 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
10 Essendon       Bye        
11 H Essendon 3.26.56.610.8 68 LOST Melbourne 3.05.411.615.11 101 -33 MCG Jun 3 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 A Essendon 1.12.65.79.10 64 LOST Fremantle 6.39.413.615.8 98 -34 SUB Jun 12 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
13 H Essendon 1.86.1310.1712.18 90 LOST North Melbourne 5.39.313.617.9 111 -21 DOC Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Essendon 3.24.38.612.9 81 LOST Hawthorn 6.214.419.623.8 146 -65 MCG Jun 24 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 H Essendon 4.38.413.518.7 115 WON Geelong 3.35.79.1216.15 111 4 DOC Jul 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 H Essendon 3.55.98.1215.15 105 WON Richmond 5.17.69.99.12 66 39 MCG Jul 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 A Essendon 0.22.76.1112.12 84 WON Adelaide 5.38.79.910.13 73 11 FBP Jul 15 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
18 H Essendon 4.28.38.412.7 79 LOST Carlton 5.39.417.824.9 153 -74 MCG Jul 23 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 A Essendon 8.311.613.714.8 92 LOST Collingwood 4.49.615.1325.16 166 -74 MCG Jul 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Essendon 1.28.513.715.10 100 WON Sydney 3.39.412.614.15 99 1 DOC Aug 6 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
21 A Essendon 7.014.318.623.12 150 WON Western Bulldogs 1.36.311.815.11 101 49 DOC Aug 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 A Essendon 3.07.19.511.11 77 LOST West Coast 4.36.612.1220.14 134 -57 SUB Aug 20 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
23 H Essendon 5.19.510.1217.18 120 WON Port Adelaide 4.510.713.1017.11 113 7 DOC Aug 28 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
24 Essendon       Bye        
1EF A Essendon 3.44.78.913.9 87 LOST Carlton 4.510.1217.1721.23 149 -62 MCG Sep 11 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
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2011 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
44 Bellchambers, Tom 13 68 5.2 72 5.5 140 10.8 44 3.4 276 21.2 18 1.4 19 19 8 0.6 2 50
24 Browne, Alex 2 4 2.0 4 2.0 8 4.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
22 Carlisle, Jake 7 56 8.0 44 6.3 100 14.3 45 6.4 1 0.1 19 2.7 2 8 3 0.4 0 18
32 Colyer, Travis 10 73 7.3 32 3.2 105 10.5 25 2.5 0 0.0 18 1.8 3 7 7 0.7 7 49
45 Crameri, Stewart 20 167 8.4 156 7.8 323 16.2 104 5.2 4 0.2 48 2.4 22 31 34 1.7 22 226
29 Davey, Alwyn 14 74 5.3 68 4.9 142 10.1 29 2.1 0 0.0 63 4.5 7 13 16 1.1 8 104
15 Dempsey, Courtenay 4 26 6.5 24 6.0 50 12.5 13 3.3 0 0.0 10 2.5 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
2 Dyson, Ricky 6 52 8.7 36 6.0 88 14.7 18 3.0 0 0.0 17 2.8 5 4 0 0.0 0 0
31 Fletcher, Dustin 19 213 11.2 76 4.0 289 15.2 77 4.1 0 0.0 32 1.7 9 17 1 0.1 0 6
34 Hardingham, Kyle 22 213 9.7 118 5.4 331 15.0 112 5.1 0 0.0 41 1.9 17 13 1 0.0 0 6
21 Heppell, Dyson 23 262 11.4 231 10.0 493 21.4 132 5.7 13 0.6 63 2.7 15 11 3 0.1 4 22
43 Hibberd, Michael 9 101 11.2 71 7.9 172 19.1 47 5.2 0 0.0 13 1.4 4 5 1 0.1 1 7
19 Hille, David 19 147 7.7 149 7.8 296 15.6 110 5.8 293 15.4 27 1.4 17 21 20 1.1 13 133
39 Hocking, Heath 17 174 10.2 149 8.8 323 19.0 50 2.9 1 0.1 123 7.2 32 19 9 0.5 8 62
26 Hooker, Cale 13 99 7.6 99 7.6 198 15.2 66 5.1 0 0.0 20 1.5 7 12 0 0.0 0 0
40 Howlett, Ben 23 248 10.8 177 7.7 425 18.5 59 2.6 3 0.1 153 6.7 35 22 9 0.4 5 59
18 Hurley, Michael 18 161 8.9 99 5.5 260 14.4 94 5.2 6 0.3 24 1.3 19 5 27 1.5 22 184
7 Jetta, Leroy 23 196 8.5 151 6.6 347 15.1 57 2.5 0 0.0 88 3.8 24 23 27 1.2 9 171
14 Lonergan, Sam 12 125 10.4 85 7.1 210 17.5 20 1.7 0 0.0 39 3.3 14 10 4 0.3 1 25
42 Lovett-Murray, Nathan 14 99 7.1 128 9.1 227 16.2 38 2.7 8 0.6 56 4.0 3 20 2 0.1 2 14
10 McVeigh, Mark 23 252 11.0 107 4.7 359 15.6 65 2.8 0 0.0 75 3.3 17 37 5 0.2 7 37
17 Melksham, Jake 23 240 10.4 145 6.3 385 16.7 94 4.1 8 0.3 78 3.4 20 27 6 0.3 8 44
6 Monfries, Angus 22 186 8.5 207 9.4 393 17.9 96 4.4 3 0.1 90 4.1 39 27 31 1.4 12 198
23 Myers, David 14 155 11.1 111 7.9 266 19.0 56 4.0 2 0.1 31 2.2 4 13 2 0.1 4 16
16 Pears, Tayte 9 54 6.0 58 6.4 112 12.4 22 2.4 0 0.0 24 2.7 3 9 0 0.0 0 0
9 Prismall, Brent 8 66 8.3 64 8.0 130 16.3 26 3.3 1 0.1 24 3.0 9 7 1 0.1 1 7
37 Reimers, Kyle 15 120 8.0 40 2.7 160 10.7 45 3.0 0 0.0 40 2.7 19 20 27 1.8 17 179
38 Ross, Michael 2 10 5.0 10 5.0 20 10.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
30 Ryder, Paddy 23 175 7.6 118 5.1 293 12.7 111 4.8 329 14.3 66 2.9 31 22 27 1.2 15 177
20 Slattery, Henry 8 48 6.0 33 4.1 81 10.1 19 2.4 0 0.0 34 4.3 5 7 0 0.0 1 1
5 Stanton, Brent 21 343 16.3 178 8.5 521 24.8 107 5.1 4 0.2 116 5.5 29 20 15 0.7 14 104
4 Watson, Jobe 17 237 13.9 208 12.2 445 26.2 69 4.1 1 0.1 65 3.8 15 16 15 0.9 11 101
12 Welsh, Andrew 6 15 2.5 33 5.5 48 8.0 11 1.8 0 0.0 19 3.2 2 3 2 0.3 0 12
8 Winderlich, Jason 4 19 4.8 26 6.5 45 11.3 10 2.5 0 0.0 8 2.0 4 4 6 1.5 0 36
11 Zaharakis, David 23 277 12.0 195 8.5 472 20.5 103 4.5 0 0.0 88 3.8 14 20 31 1.3 17 203
Totals 506 4755 9.4 3502 6.9 8257 16.3 1978 3.9 953 1.9 1634 3.2 469 497 340 0.7 211 2251
 

Footnotes

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