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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) –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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2020 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2020 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 5.27.58.89.9 63 WON Fremantle 2.13.34.68.9 57 6 DOC Mar 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Essendon 5.26.310.612.7 79 WON Sydney 2.05.39.411.7 73 6 SCG Jun 14 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
3 Essendon       Bye        
4 H Essendon 2.14.16.28.3 51 LOST Carlton 3.05.35.87.10 52 -1 MCG Jun 27 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
5 A Essendon 3.05.08.210.3 63 WON Collingwood 3.03.13.57.6 48 15 MCG Jul 3 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
6 H Essendon 2.55.118.119.13 67 WON North Melbourne 3.44.76.117.11 53 14 CRR Jul 11 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 H Essendon 3.34.34.67.9 51 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.16.411.714.9 93 -42 CRR Jul 17 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
8 A Essendon 2.15.48.59.8 62 WON Adelaide 2.14.37.58.11 59 3 ADO Jul 26 (Sun, 12:35) Scores
9 H Essendon 1.32.33.43.10 28 LOST Brisbane 5.35.510.614.7 91 -63 CRR Jul 31 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
10 H Essendon 0.26.37.58.7 55 LOST Greater Western Sydney 0.22.54.78.11 59 -4 CRR Aug 7 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 A Essendon 1.34.37.511.7 73 DRAW Gold Coast 3.17.49.511.7 73 0 CRR Aug 12 (Wed, 7:10) Scores
12 A Essendon 1.02.04.15.3 33 LOST St. Kilda 4.47.59.510.8 68 -35 GAB Aug 16 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
13 H Essendon 1.13.16.110.1 61 LOST Richmond 1.53.87.1010.13 73 -12 MAR Aug 22 (Sat, 7:15) Scores
14 A Essendon 1.32.47.713.9 87 WON Hawthorn 3.47.108.1010.11 71 16 ADO Aug 27 (Thu, 4:10) Scores
15 A Essendon 1.44.55.86.9 45 LOST West Coast 4.17.39.59.6 60 -15 GAB Sep 1 (Tue, 8:10) Scores
16 A Essendon 1.22.43.85.12 42 LOST Geelong 6.212.314.417.6 108 -66 GAB Sep 6 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
17 A Essendon 2.12.33.34.5 29 LOST Port Adelaide 1.26.77.1311.13 79 -50 ADO Sep 12 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
18 H Essendon 2.02.23.37.7 49 LOST Melbourne 1.46.67.710.8 68 -19 CRR Sep 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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2020 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
16 Begley, Josh 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 1 1 1 1.0 0 6
2 Bellchambers, Tom 7 31 4.4 11 1.6 42 6.0 10 1.4 141 20.1 10 1.4 9 7 1 0.1 0 6
28 Cahill, Ned 3 8 2.7 9 3.0 17 5.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.0 1 2 2 0.7 2 14
37 Clarke, Dylan 8 31 3.9 51 6.4 82 10.3 17 2.1 0 0.0 20 2.5 7 5 4 0.5 0 24
12 Cutler, Tom 8 66 8.3 44 5.5 110 13.8 25 3.1 0 0.0 10 1.3 5 6 2 0.3 5 17
6 Daniher, Joe 4 31 7.8 8 2.0 39 9.8 25 6.3 1 0.3 1 0.3 3 8 3 0.8 6 24
38 Draper, Sam 8 46 5.8 20 2.5 66 8.3 15 1.9 147 18.4 15 1.9 10 15 1 0.1 3 9
13 Fantasia, Orazio 5 27 5.4 22 4.4 49 9.8 15 3.0 0 0.0 6 1.2 2 2 1 0.2 0 6
10 Francis, Aaron 8 44 5.5 35 4.4 79 9.9 27 3.4 0 0.0 14 1.8 5 4 0 0.0 0 0
8 Gleeson, Martin 13 75 5.8 65 5.0 140 10.8 40 3.1 0 0.0 17 1.3 2 8 0 0.0 0 0
35 Guelfi, Matt 11 72 6.5 67 6.1 139 12.6 37 3.4 0 0.0 18 1.6 6 8 0 0.0 0 0
33 Ham, Brayden 10 67 6.7 32 3.2 99 9.9 28 2.8 0 0.0 13 1.3 1 2 1 0.1 1 7
21 Heppell, Dyson 3 15 5.0 25 8.3 40 13.3 4 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.0 4 2 1 0.3 1 7
46 Hibberd, Mitchell 5 31 6.2 38 7.6 69 13.8 7 1.4 0 0.0 23 4.6 3 6 0 0.0 2 2
26 Hooker, Cale 8 43 5.4 46 5.8 89 11.1 37 4.6 0 0.0 6 0.8 4 5 3 0.4 3 21
18 Hurley, Michael 14 154 11.0 66 4.7 220 15.7 86 6.1 0 0.0 5 0.4 9 12 0 0.0 0 0
4 Langford, Kyle 16 145 9.1 142 8.9 287 17.9 65 4.1 0 0.0 30 1.9 9 8 11 0.7 9 75
15 Laverde, Jayden 6 30 5.0 16 2.7 46 7.7 20 3.3 0 0.0 15 2.5 3 6 6 1.0 3 39
43 McDonald-Tipungwuti, Anthony 17 86 5.1 61 3.6 147 8.6 35 2.1 0 0.0 57 3.4 8 16 19 1.1 7 121
1 McGrath, Andrew 14 149 10.6 161 11.5 310 22.1 22 1.6 0 0.0 67 4.8 14 12 0 0.0 1 1
45 McKenna, Conor 6 55 9.2 25 4.2 80 13.3 18 3.0 0 0.0 10 1.7 2 2 1 0.2 0 6
44 McKernan, Shaun 9 48 5.3 25 2.8 73 8.1 31 3.4 40 4.4 11 1.2 4 18 5 0.6 6 36
7 Merrett, Zach 16 221 13.8 199 12.4 420 26.3 69 4.3 0 0.0 55 3.4 15 12 2 0.1 2 14
22 Mosquito, Irving 4 15 3.8 17 4.3 32 8.0 9 2.3 0 0.0 7 1.8 1 2 2 0.5 4 16
19 Mutch, Kobe 1 5 5.0 6 6.0 11 11.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
3 Parish, Darcy 17 146 8.6 179 10.5 325 19.1 27 1.6 0 0.0 52 3.1 5 9 7 0.4 4 46
34 Phillips, Andrew 5 17 3.4 18 3.6 35 7.0 8 1.6 107 21.4 13 2.6 5 10 0 0.0 1 1
27 Redman, Mason 13 94 7.2 63 4.8 157 12.1 41 3.2 0 0.0 22 1.7 6 12 1 0.1 1 7
14 Ridley, Jordan 17 211 12.4 93 5.5 304 17.9 110 6.5 0 0.0 21 1.2 9 8 0 0.0 2 2
42 Saad, Adam 17 201 11.8 119 7.0 320 18.8 49 2.9 0 0.0 34 2.0 10 8 2 0.1 1 13
9 Shiel, Dylan 15 189 12.6 159 10.6 348 23.2 38 2.5 0 0.0 52 3.5 18 9 4 0.3 6 30
5 Smith, Devon 16 158 9.9 132 8.3 290 18.1 40 2.5 0 0.0 61 3.8 15 12 7 0.4 7 49
40 Snelling, Will 17 70 4.1 151 8.9 221 13.0 29 1.7 0 0.0 78 4.6 14 12 5 0.3 2 32
17 Stewart, James 10 50 5.0 25 2.5 75 7.5 33 3.3 10 1.0 10 1.0 6 8 11 1.1 4 70
25 Stringer, Jake 10 57 5.7 16 1.6 73 7.3 18 1.8 0 0.0 19 1.9 7 8 15 1.5 7 97
20 Townsend, Jacob 12 53 4.4 22 1.8 75 6.3 22 1.8 0 0.0 32 2.7 12 18 9 0.8 5 59
11 Zaharakis, David 10 63 6.3 79 7.9 142 14.2 24 2.4 0 0.0 20 2.0 1 3 9 0.9 4 58
30 Zerk-Thatcher, Brandon 10 46 4.6 36 3.6 82 8.2 30 3.0 0 0.0 8 0.8 6 5 0 0.0 2 2
Totals 374 2853 7.6 2285 6.1 5138 13.7 1121 3.0 446 1.2 842 2.3 242 292 136 0.4 101 917
 

Footnotes

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