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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
Tanner, Lindsay

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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2019 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2019 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 0.42.53.85.10 40 LOST Greater Western Sydney 3.27.810.1316.16 112 -72 SSH Mar 24 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
2 H Essendon 0.24.57.89.11 65 LOST St. Kilda 2.77.98.1210.16 76 -11 DOC Mar 30 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
3 A Essendon 6.48.615.620.10 130 WON Melbourne 3.110.112.318.4 112 18 MCG Apr 5 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
4 H Essendon 7.211.613.817.10 112 WON Brisbane 2.23.57.89.11 65 47 MCG Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Essendon 3.49.713.1117.14 116 WON North Melbourne 1.63.74.127.16 58 58 DOC Apr 19 (Fri, 4:20) Scores
6 H Essendon 1.05.38.610.9 69 LOST Collingwood 4.57.69.910.13 73 -4 MCG Apr 25 (Thu, 3:20) Scores
7 A Essendon 3.34.55.67.12 54 LOST Geelong 4.07.310.713.8 86 -32 MCG May 5 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
8 A Essendon 2.37.38.610.12 72 LOST Sydney 2.66.89.911.11 77 -5 SCG May 10 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
9 H Essendon 1.33.75.118.12 60 WON Fremantle 2.33.54.97.11 53 7 DOC May 18 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
10 A Essendon 0.31.72.106.14 50 LOST Richmond 1.24.78.1110.13 73 -23 MCG May 25 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
11 H Essendon 2.35.48.511.8 74 WON Carlton 2.22.44.84.9 33 41 MCG Jun 2 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
12 Essendon       Bye        
13 H Essendon 2.26.711.1114.12 96 WON Hawthorn 2.36.48.611.11 77 19 DOC Jun 14 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 A Essendon 4.06.18.111.5 71 LOST West Coast 3.47.1411.1714.22 106 -35 PER Jun 20 (Thu, 6:10) Scores
15 H Essendon 3.25.36.412.5 77 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.25.47.810.11 71 6 DOC Jun 27 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.34.57.511.10 76 WON Sydney 1.23.67.89.12 66 10 MCG Jul 6 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
17 H Essendon 4.46.1111.1312.14 86 WON North Melbourne 6.37.59.712.9 81 5 DOC Jul 13 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
18 A Essendon 1.25.39.515.6 96 WON Adelaide 2.57.108.1110.15 75 21 ADO Jul 19 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
19 A Essendon 1.34.510.816.10 106 WON Gold Coast 4.27.39.615.6 96 10 CRR Jul 28 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
20 H Essendon 2.45.78.109.13 67 LOST Port Adelaide 5.28.514.919.12 126 -59 DOC Aug 3 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
21 H Essendon 1.11.31.74.9 33 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.310.316.621.11 137 -104 DOC Aug 10 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
22 A Essendon 5.18.411.513.9 87 WON Fremantle 3.44.65.107.13 55 32 PER Aug 17 (Sat, 6:10) Scores
23 A Essendon 6.27.29.310.5 65 LOST Collingwood 3.16.78.910.16 76 -11 MCG Aug 23 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
1EF A Essendon 3.16.28.59.7 61 LOST West Coast 6.410.813.1117.14 116 -55 PER Sep 5 (Thu, 6:10) Scores
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2019 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
29 Ambrose, Patrick 20 119 6.0 85 4.3 204 10.2 81 4.1 0 0.0 48 2.4 16 24 1 0.1 3 9
12 Baguley, Mark 10 53 5.3 46 4.6 99 9.9 29 2.9 0 0.0 28 2.8 5 16 12 1.2 2 74
16 Begley, Josh 8 61 7.6 32 4.0 93 11.6 28 3.5 0 0.0 15 1.9 7 9 6 0.8 7 43
2 Bellchambers, Tom 16 105 6.6 75 4.7 180 11.3 52 3.3 408 25.5 30 1.9 28 27 6 0.4 4 40
28 Brown, Mitch 16 146 9.1 74 4.6 220 13.8 96 6.0 3 0.2 16 1.0 12 16 21 1.3 13 139
37 Clarke, Dylan 11 68 6.2 102 9.3 170 15.5 22 2.0 0 0.0 70 6.4 6 11 0 0.0 1 1
20 Clarke, Zac 9 33 3.7 57 6.3 90 10.0 23 2.6 188 20.9 23 2.6 5 19 0 0.0 6 6
6 Daniher, Joe 4 33 8.3 18 4.5 51 12.8 22 5.5 16 4.0 8 2.0 4 8 7 1.8 5 47
13 Fantasia, Orazio 15 101 6.7 72 4.8 173 11.5 46 3.1 0 0.0 32 2.1 13 10 20 1.3 12 132
10 Francis, Aaron 17 129 7.6 96 5.6 225 13.2 80 4.7 0 0.0 30 1.8 10 10 3 0.2 3 21
8 Gleeson, Martin 9 92 10.2 57 6.3 149 16.6 40 4.4 0 0.0 10 1.1 7 12 0 0.0 1 1
35 Guelfi, Matt 17 136 8.0 97 5.7 233 13.7 55 3.2 0 0.0 49 2.9 9 11 3 0.2 2 20
33 Ham, Brayden 5 36 7.2 14 2.8 50 10.0 17 3.4 0 0.0 12 2.4 3 2 3 0.6 2 20
36 Hartley, Michael 3 28 9.3 15 5.0 43 14.3 17 5.7 4 1.3 6 2.0 0 7 0 0.0 0 0
21 Heppell, Dyson 18 230 12.8 243 13.5 473 26.3 98 5.4 0 0.0 52 2.9 22 11 4 0.2 5 29
26 Hooker, Cale 18 178 9.9 135 7.5 313 17.4 136 7.6 2 0.1 15 0.8 16 13 4 0.2 2 26
18 Hurley, Michael 19 272 14.3 96 5.1 368 19.4 151 7.9 0 0.0 9 0.5 10 11 0 0.0 0 0
46 Jok, Tom 1 6 6.0 6 6.0 12 12.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
4 Langford, Kyle 18 162 9.0 152 8.4 314 17.4 64 3.6 0 0.0 56 3.1 13 21 15 0.8 3 93
15 Laverde, Jayden 10 66 6.6 48 4.8 114 11.4 39 3.9 0 0.0 21 2.1 12 6 11 1.1 13 79
43 McDonald-Tipungwuti, Anthony 23 166 7.2 97 4.2 263 11.4 66 2.9 0 0.0 99 4.3 25 24 32 1.4 13 205
1 McGrath, Andrew 23 248 10.8 236 10.3 484 21.0 79 3.4 0 0.0 60 2.6 12 6 9 0.4 3 57
45 McKenna, Conor 22 315 14.3 145 6.6 460 20.9 58 2.6 0 0.0 34 1.5 14 8 2 0.1 1 13
44 McKernan, Shaun 16 136 8.5 58 3.6 194 12.1 81 5.1 116 7.3 30 1.9 16 29 17 1.1 11 113
41 McNiece, Ben 5 27 5.4 25 5.0 52 10.4 10 2.0 0 0.0 7 1.4 6 5 0 0.0 0 0
7 Merrett, Zach 23 338 14.7 313 13.6 651 28.3 90 3.9 0 0.0 124 5.4 41 11 8 0.3 10 58
19 Mutch, Kobe 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
23 Myers, David 7 51 7.3 53 7.6 104 14.9 15 2.1 0 0.0 21 3.0 1 6 1 0.1 2 8
3 Parish, Darcy 21 223 10.6 210 10.0 433 20.6 61 2.9 0 0.0 80 3.8 13 6 12 0.6 9 81
27 Redman, Mason 20 231 11.6 109 5.5 340 17.0 89 4.5 0 0.0 61 3.1 17 20 0 0.0 2 2
14 Ridley, Jordan 6 65 10.8 24 4.0 89 14.8 42 7.0 0 0.0 11 1.8 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
42 Saad, Adam 22 239 10.9 149 6.8 388 17.6 62 2.8 0 0.0 75 3.4 14 14 3 0.1 0 18
9 Shiel, Dylan 22 311 14.1 265 12.0 576 26.2 68 3.1 0 0.0 108 4.9 28 12 9 0.4 15 69
5 Smith, Devon 7 79 11.3 48 6.9 127 18.1 19 2.7 0 0.0 40 5.7 6 8 3 0.4 2 20
40 Snelling, Will 4 20 5.0 46 11.5 66 16.5 11 2.8 0 0.0 13 3.3 6 2 5 1.3 0 30
25 Stringer, Jake 19 178 9.4 55 2.9 233 12.3 57 3.0 0 0.0 63 3.3 17 28 33 1.7 27 225
11 Zaharakis, David 20 238 11.9 168 8.4 406 20.3 99 5.0 0 0.0 56 2.8 14 11 6 0.3 2 38
30 Zerk-Thatcher, Brandon 1 10 10.0 1 1.0 11 11.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 506 4929 9.7 3522 7.0 8451 16.7 2014 4.0 737 1.5 1418 2.8 430 438 256 0.5 181 1717
 

Footnotes

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