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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

CEO
Campbell, Xavier

President
Little, Paul

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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2014 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2014 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 4.18.511.815.9 99 WON North Melbourne 3.05.38.59.6 60 39 DOC Mar 21 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2 H Essendon 1.53.79.1012.14 86 LOST Hawthorn 4.19.39.713.12 90 -4 DOC Mar 28 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
3 H Essendon 6.310.616.821.12 138 WON Carlton 0.33.46.88.9 57 81 MCG Apr 6 (Sun, 7:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 2.14.25.49.6 60 LOST Fremantle 2.16.313.418.5 113 -53 SUB Apr 13 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
5 H Essendon 5.05.27.79.11 65 LOST St. Kilda 1.64.88.1111.15 81 -16 DOC Apr 19 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
6 A Essendon 5.46.56.78.12 60 LOST Collingwood 0.36.59.712.11 83 -23 MCG Apr 25 (Fri, 2:40) Scores
7 H Essendon 3.33.69.1010.13 73 WON Western Bulldogs 3.55.87.99.11 65 8 DOC May 3 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 A Essendon 2.36.47.89.11 65 WON Brisbane 3.04.38.68.9 57 8 GAB May 10 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
9 H Essendon 1.15.36.69.10 64 LOST Sydney 7.112.415.418.6 114 -50 DOC May 16 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
10 Essendon       Bye        
11 H Essendon 4.49.811.1115.14 104 WON Richmond 0.13.53.87.12 54 50 MCG May 31 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
12 A Essendon 3.35.88.1111.15 81 WON Greater Western Sydney 2.14.45.99.12 66 15 SSH Jun 7 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 H Essendon 2.45.128.1210.17 77 LOST Melbourne 0.33.37.612.6 78 -1 MCG Jun 15 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
14 H Essendon 7.09.211.1015.11 101 WON Adelaide 2.65.79.714.8 92 9 DOC Jun 21 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
15 A Essendon 1.33.58.1011.14 80 LOST Geelong 5.18.48.613.11 89 -9 DOC Jun 27 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
16 A Essendon 2.46.87.128.14 62 WON Port Adelaide 1.42.84.147.18 60 2 ADO Jul 5 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 H Essendon 4.08.114.116.7 103 WON Collingwood 2.42.64.95.9 39 64 MCG Jul 13 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
18 A Essendon 4.27.510.715.11 101 WON Western Bulldogs 3.38.612.814.10 94 7 DOC Jul 20 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
19 A Essendon 1.13.46.68.9 57 LOST Sydney 5.37.89.811.13 79 -22 SCG Aug 1 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
20 A Essendon 3.26.48.711.11 77 LOST Richmond 1.27.49.814.11 95 -18 MCG Aug 8 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
21 H Essendon 2.14.59.711.11 77 WON West Coast 2.48.411.611.8 74 3 DOC Aug 16 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
22 H Essendon 3.27.611.916.12 108 WON Gold Coast 2.34.610.813.11 89 19 DOC Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 A Essendon 1.39.611.1113.12 90 DRAW Carlton 6.37.411.414.6 90 0 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2EF A Essendon 2.46.710.812.9 81 LOST North Melbourne 2.32.49.514.9 93 -12 MCG Sep 6 (Sat, 7:15) Scores
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2014 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
47 Ambrose, Patrick 16 90 5.6 90 5.6 180 11.3 63 3.9 0 0.0 59 3.7 6 14 13 0.8 3 81
14 Ashby, Jason 5 30 6.0 33 6.6 63 12.6 12 2.4 0 0.0 9 1.8 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
43 Aylett, Kurt 2 9 4.5 7 3.5 16 8.0 8 4.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
12 Baguley, Mark 22 234 10.6 162 7.4 396 18.0 138 6.3 2 0.1 71 3.2 19 15 0 0.0 2 2
2 Bellchambers, Tom 8 41 5.1 33 4.1 74 9.3 29 3.6 120 15.0 14 1.8 4 13 3 0.4 5 23
22 Carlisle, Jake 19 166 8.7 80 4.2 246 12.9 121 6.4 49 2.6 38 2.0 14 15 27 1.4 17 179
3 Chapman, Paul 20 250 12.5 148 7.4 398 19.9 112 5.6 0 0.0 83 4.2 10 12 22 1.1 16 148
32 Colyer, Travis 12 143 11.9 60 5.0 203 16.9 56 4.7 0 0.0 29 2.4 6 4 7 0.6 8 50
6 Daniher, Joe 21 159 7.6 78 3.7 237 11.3 112 5.3 53 2.5 28 1.3 19 26 28 1.3 20 188
29 Dell'Olio, Cory 5 18 3.6 22 4.4 40 8.0 10 2.0 0 0.0 12 2.4 2 3 4 0.8 2 26
15 Dempsey, Courtenay 18 162 9.0 119 6.6 281 15.6 67 3.7 0 0.0 57 3.2 9 17 2 0.1 3 15
46 Fantasia, Orazio 3 9 3.0 17 5.7 26 8.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 3 0 0.0 2 2
31 Fletcher, Dustin 15 198 13.2 81 5.4 279 18.6 103 6.9 0 0.0 11 0.7 9 12 1 0.1 0 6
35 Gleeson, Martin 9 71 7.9 42 4.7 113 12.6 37 4.1 0 0.0 15 1.7 2 4 2 0.2 4 16
9 Goddard, Brendon 20 282 14.1 181 9.1 463 23.2 133 6.7 20 1.0 51 2.6 22 14 17 0.9 18 120
34 Hardingham, Kyle 8 40 5.0 14 1.8 54 6.8 27 3.4 0 0.0 18 2.3 1 2 9 1.1 3 57
21 Heppell, Dyson 22 332 15.1 294 13.4 626 28.5 116 5.3 13 0.6 99 4.5 25 15 6 0.3 6 42
1 Hibberd, Michael 19 286 15.1 179 9.4 465 24.5 121 6.4 2 0.1 29 1.5 19 11 2 0.1 1 13
39 Hocking, Heath 22 144 6.5 155 7.0 299 13.6 68 3.1 2 0.1 118 5.4 14 23 7 0.3 5 47
26 Hooker, Cale 23 240 10.4 182 7.9 422 18.3 170 7.4 4 0.2 35 1.5 12 14 0 0.0 0 0
40 Howlett, Ben 21 180 8.6 143 6.8 323 15.4 77 3.7 2 0.1 130 6.2 19 23 12 0.6 6 78
18 Hurley, Michael 21 258 12.3 152 7.2 410 19.5 128 6.1 0 0.0 26 1.2 14 21 4 0.2 1 25
7 Jetta, Leroy 2 14 7.0 4 2.0 18 9.0 5 2.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 1 3 1.5 3 21
28 Kavanagh, Elliott 3 10 3.3 13 4.3 23 7.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.7 0 3 0 0.0 0 0
17 Melksham, Jake 16 125 7.8 124 7.8 249 15.6 61 3.8 2 0.1 38 2.4 11 12 8 0.5 4 52
27 Merrett, Zach 20 170 8.5 134 6.7 304 15.2 67 3.4 0 0.0 79 4.0 18 4 11 0.6 2 68
20 Merrett, Jackson 14 117 8.4 87 6.2 204 14.6 64 4.6 1 0.1 42 3.0 5 6 5 0.4 2 32
23 Myers, David 18 209 11.6 168 9.3 377 20.9 64 3.6 19 1.1 75 4.2 7 17 5 0.3 7 37
30 Ryder, Paddy 21 164 7.8 107 5.1 271 12.9 85 4.0 549 26.1 56 2.7 38 15 20 1.0 16 136
5 Stanton, Brent 23 347 15.1 187 8.1 534 23.2 139 6.0 0 0.0 86 3.7 17 10 17 0.7 13 115
25 Steinberg, Ariel 3 16 5.3 14 4.7 30 10.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 3 1.0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
33 Van Unen, Dylan 1 4 4.0 10 10.0 14 14.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
4 Watson, Jobe 15 185 12.3 226 15.1 411 27.4 70 4.7 3 0.2 70 4.7 16 10 10 0.7 2 62
8 Winderlich, Jason 16 123 7.7 110 6.9 233 14.6 75 4.7 2 0.1 35 2.2 4 8 15 0.9 8 98
11 Zaharakis, David 23 332 14.4 228 9.9 560 24.3 108 4.7 0 0.0 85 3.7 12 13 14 0.6 14 98
Totals 506 5158 10.2 3684 7.3 8842 17.5 2470 4.9 843 1.7 1515 3.0 361 367 274 0.5 193 1837
 

Footnotes

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