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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)

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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2022 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 2.13.36.311.6 72 LOST Geelong 7.512.917.1420.18 138 -66 MCG Mar 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Essendon 4.55.98.1310.15 75 LOST Brisbane 1.17.213.515.7 97 -22 DOC Mar 26 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
3 A Essendon 0.43.58.510.10 70 LOST Melbourne 3.54.89.1214.15 99 -29 MCG Apr 1 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
4 H Essendon 5.39.612.1115.13 103 WON Adelaide 4.28.412.615.9 99 4 DOC Apr 10 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 H Essendon 1.45.85.108.11 59 LOST Fremantle 2.26.512.816.11 107 -48 DOC Apr 17 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
6 H Essendon 2.24.68.812.10 82 LOST Collingwood 3.26.29.315.3 93 -11 MCG Apr 25 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
7 A Essendon 2.33.76.1010.11 71 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.16.313.416.7 103 -32 DOC May 1 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
8 H Essendon 2.26.38.1016.12 108 WON Hawthorn 3.78.910.1311.15 81 27 DOC May 7 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
9 A Essendon 2.34.45.76.11 47 LOST Sydney 5.59.1212.1614.21 105 -58 SCG May 14 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
10 A Essendon 1.23.36.37.6 48 LOST Richmond 2.37.59.1211.14 80 -32 MCG May 21 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
11 A Essendon 0.62.96.126.14 50 LOST Port Adelaide 4.28.49.89.12 66 -16 ADO May 29 (Sun, 4:10) Scores
12 Essendon       Bye        
13 H Essendon 3.25.47.87.12 54 LOST Carlton 4.19.412.612.8 80 -26 MCG Jun 10 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 A Essendon 4.57.713.1115.17 107 WON St. Kilda 2.13.38.411.6 72 35 DOC Jun 17 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
15 A Essendon 5.57.1010.1314.13 97 LOST West Coast 3.39.313.616.11 107 -10 PER Jun 24 (Fri, 6:40) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.27.29.315.5 95 WON Sydney 5.27.69.1412.14 86 9 MCG Jul 2 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
17 A Essendon        vs Brisbane          GAB Jul 10 (Sun, 1:10)  
18 H Essendon        vs Gold Coast          DOC Jul 17 (Sun, 4:40)  
19 A Essendon        vs Collingwood          MCG Jul 24 (Sun, 3:20)  
20 H Essendon        vs North Melbourne          DOC Jul 31 (Sun, 4:40)  
21 A Essendon        vs Greater Western Sydney          SSH Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
22 H Essendon        vs Port Adelaide          DOC Aug 14 (Sun, 4:40)  
23 H Essendon        vs Richmond          MCG Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10)  
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2022 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
26 Baldwin, Kaine 4 17 4.3 6 1.5 23 5.8 9 2.3 5 1.3 9 2.3 5 4 2 0.5 3 15
24 Bryan, Nick 4 21 5.3 9 2.3 30 7.5 8 2.0 37 9.3 11 2.8 4 3 1 0.3 1 7
6 Caldwell, Jye 14 125 8.9 140 10.0 265 18.9 52 3.7 0 0.0 59 4.2 12 13 5 0.4 8 38
13 Cox, Nik 5 26 5.2 37 7.4 63 12.6 20 4.0 0 0.0 7 1.4 8 6 1 0.2 3 9
12 Cutler, Tom 9 110 12.2 50 5.6 160 17.8 51 5.7 0 0.0 8 0.9 1 8 5 0.6 3 33
42 D'Ambrosio, Massimo 3 30 10.0 22 7.3 52 17.3 13 4.3 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 3 0 0.0 0 0
2 Draper, Sam 15 82 5.5 53 3.5 135 9.0 20 1.3 355 23.7 23 1.5 25 35 7 0.5 4 46
22 Durham, Sam 13 82 6.3 101 7.8 183 14.1 54 4.2 0 0.0 26 2.0 13 19 4 0.3 4 28
10 Francis, Aaron 4 15 3.8 13 3.3 28 7.0 16 4.0 0 0.0 6 1.5 1 3 4 1.0 3 27
35 Guelfi, Matt 13 86 6.6 82 6.3 168 12.9 47 3.6 0 0.0 26 2.0 13 18 9 0.7 8 62
33 Ham, Brayden 8 31 3.9 30 3.8 61 7.6 20 2.5 0 0.0 8 1.0 1 3 0 0.0 2 2
21 Heppell, Dyson 15 179 11.9 165 11.0 344 22.9 94 6.3 0 0.0 25 1.7 17 8 2 0.1 1 13
19 Hind, Nick 14 223 15.9 60 4.3 283 20.2 61 4.4 0 0.0 23 1.6 10 7 1 0.1 4 10
8 Hobbs, Ben 11 85 7.7 87 7.9 172 15.6 48 4.4 0 0.0 25 2.3 14 13 6 0.5 7 43
23 Jones, Harrison 5 22 4.4 18 3.6 40 8.0 11 2.2 0 0.0 7 1.4 2 1 8 1.6 3 51
29 Kelly, Jake 14 135 9.6 69 4.9 204 14.6 96 6.9 0 0.0 18 1.3 8 19 1 0.1 0 6
4 Langford, Kyle 3 16 5.3 14 4.7 30 10.0 10 3.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 5 1 0.3 0 6
15 Laverde, Jayden 15 114 7.6 80 5.3 194 12.9 80 5.3 0 0.0 27 1.8 13 21 0 0.0 1 1
28 Lord, Alastair 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
37 Martin, Nic 14 166 11.9 117 8.4 283 20.2 87 6.2 0 0.0 22 1.6 11 8 15 1.1 11 101
1 McGrath, Andrew 12 143 11.9 122 10.2 265 22.1 52 4.3 0 0.0 32 2.7 14 3 2 0.2 4 16
7 Merrett, Zach 12 173 14.4 175 14.6 348 29.0 46 3.8 0 0.0 47 3.9 16 8 5 0.4 2 32
3 Parish, Darcy 13 182 14.0 234 18.0 416 32.0 48 3.7 0 0.0 41 3.2 10 12 1 0.1 5 11
16 Perkins, Archie 14 124 8.9 58 4.1 182 13.0 48 3.4 0 0.0 39 2.8 14 5 13 0.9 10 88
34 Phillips, Andrew 7 30 4.3 9 1.3 39 5.6 13 1.9 104 14.9 19 2.7 7 11 2 0.3 0 12
27 Redman, Mason 14 215 15.4 84 6.0 299 21.4 89 6.4 0 0.0 32 2.3 14 12 2 0.1 4 16
31 Reid, Zach 6 31 5.2 21 3.5 52 8.7 20 3.3 0 0.0 16 2.7 4 3 0 0.0 0 0
14 Ridley, Jordan 13 187 14.4 51 3.9 238 18.3 75 5.8 0 0.0 13 1.0 12 10 0 0.0 2 2
9 Shiel, Dylan 14 131 9.4 166 11.9 297 21.2 47 3.4 0 0.0 60 4.3 17 12 2 0.1 2 14
5 Smith, Devon 8 47 5.9 31 3.9 78 9.8 9 1.1 0 0.0 21 2.6 5 4 3 0.4 8 26
11 Snelling, Will 3 11 3.7 16 5.3 27 9.0 8 2.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
17 Stewart, James 4 19 4.8 9 2.3 28 7.0 10 2.5 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 6 0 0.0 0 0
25 Stringer, Jake 8 76 9.5 29 3.6 105 13.1 21 2.6 0 0.0 21 2.6 7 9 14 1.8 6 90
40 Wanganeen, Tex 5 7 1.4 6 1.2 13 2.6 3 0.6 0 0.0 10 2.0 0 1 1 0.2 3 9
45 Waterman, Alec 8 31 3.9 29 3.6 60 7.5 23 2.9 0 0.0 14 1.8 0 7 10 1.3 4 64
20 Wright, Peter 15 118 7.9 47 3.1 165 11.0 82 5.5 49 3.3 10 0.7 20 9 35 2.3 16 226
30 Zerk-Thatcher, Brandon 5 35 7.0 28 5.6 63 12.6 24 4.8 0 0.0 5 1.0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 345 3125 9.1 2268 6.6 5393 15.6 1415 4.1 550 1.6 725 2.1 304 313 162 0.5 132 1104
 

Footnotes

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