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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        vs Port Adelaide          ADO May 29 (Sun, 4:10)  
12 Essendon       Bye        
13 H Essendon        vs Carlton          MCG Jun 10 (Fri, 7:50)  
14 A Essendon        vs St. Kilda          DOC Jun 17 (Fri, 7:50)  
15 A Essendon        vs West Coast          PER Jun 24 (Fri, 6:40)  
16 H Essendon        vs Sydney          MCG Jul 2 (Sat, 1:45)  
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 30 (Sat, 2:10)  
21 A Essendon        vs Greater Western Sydney          SSH Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
22 H Essendon        vs Port Adelaide          DOC Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
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 3 15 5.0 7 2.3 22 7.3 8 2.7 26 8.7 8 2.7 3 3 1 0.3 1 7
6 Caldwell, Jye 9 79 8.8 94 10.4 173 19.2 31 3.4 0 0.0 31 3.4 8 11 5 0.6 6 36
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 8 100 12.5 46 5.8 146 18.3 45 5.6 0 0.0 6 0.8 0 6 5 0.6 3 33
2 Draper, Sam 10 51 5.1 43 4.3 94 9.4 13 1.3 250 25.0 14 1.4 20 28 3 0.3 4 22
22 Durham, Sam 8 50 6.3 65 8.1 115 14.4 29 3.6 0 0.0 15 1.9 11 12 1 0.1 3 9
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 9 63 7.0 63 7.0 126 14.0 39 4.3 0 0.0 19 2.1 10 12 5 0.6 6 36
33 Ham, Brayden 5 27 5.4 20 4.0 47 9.4 15 3.0 0 0.0 6 1.2 1 3 0 0.0 2 2
21 Heppell, Dyson 10 122 12.2 109 10.9 231 23.1 64 6.4 0 0.0 18 1.8 12 3 0 0.0 0 0
19 Hind, Nick 9 130 14.4 35 3.9 165 18.3 33 3.7 0 0.0 17 1.9 6 2 0 0.0 1 1
8 Hobbs, Ben 6 42 7.0 38 6.3 80 13.3 27 4.5 0 0.0 17 2.8 7 7 4 0.7 3 27
29 Kelly, Jake 9 81 9.0 39 4.3 120 13.3 53 5.9 0 0.0 11 1.2 6 14 0 0.0 0 0
4 Langford, Kyle 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Laverde, Jayden 10 79 7.9 55 5.5 134 13.4 56 5.6 0 0.0 14 1.4 8 14 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 9 109 12.1 80 8.9 189 21.0 52 5.8 0 0.0 10 1.1 7 3 11 1.2 6 72
1 McGrath, Andrew 10 118 11.8 106 10.6 224 22.4 37 3.7 0 0.0 29 2.9 13 3 1 0.1 4 10
7 Merrett, Zach 7 94 13.4 123 17.6 217 31.0 30 4.3 0 0.0 17 2.4 7 6 2 0.3 0 12
3 Parish, Darcy 10 145 14.5 201 20.1 346 34.6 40 4.0 0 0.0 32 3.2 7 9 1 0.1 3 9
16 Perkins, Archie 10 79 7.9 40 4.0 119 11.9 31 3.1 0 0.0 25 2.5 11 4 11 1.1 3 69
34 Phillips, Andrew 3 14 4.7 6 2.0 20 6.7 7 2.3 43 14.3 6 2.0 4 4 1 0.3 0 6
27 Redman, Mason 10 151 15.1 57 5.7 208 20.8 59 5.9 0 0.0 22 2.2 12 7 1 0.1 2 8
31 Reid, Zach 4 26 6.5 16 4.0 42 10.5 20 5.0 0 0.0 12 3.0 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
14 Ridley, Jordan 8 122 15.3 30 3.8 152 19.0 46 5.8 0 0.0 8 1.0 9 3 0 0.0 2 2
9 Shiel, Dylan 9 79 8.8 100 11.1 179 19.9 31 3.4 0 0.0 30 3.3 11 10 1 0.1 2 8
5 Smith, Devon 7 43 6.1 27 3.9 70 10.0 8 1.1 0 0.0 18 2.6 5 4 3 0.4 6 24
11 Snelling, Will 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
17 Stewart, James 3 19 6.3 9 3.0 28 9.3 10 3.3 0 0.0 5 1.7 2 6 0 0.0 0 0
25 Stringer, Jake 4 40 10.0 10 2.5 50 12.5 12 3.0 0 0.0 11 2.8 2 5 7 1.8 3 45
40 Wanganeen, Tex 4 6 1.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 3 0.8 0 0.0 7 1.8 0 0 1 0.3 2 8
45 Waterman, Alec 6 26 4.3 21 3.5 47 7.8 18 3.0 0 0.0 10 1.7 0 6 9 1.5 3 57
20 Wright, Peter 10 75 7.5 28 2.8 103 10.3 51 5.1 42 4.2 7 0.7 14 8 25 2.5 7 157
30 Zerk-Thatcher, Brandon 4 22 5.5 23 5.8 45 11.3 15 3.8 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 230 2068 9.0 1549 6.7 3617 15.7 930 4.0 366 1.6 452 2.0 215 210 105 0.5 82 712
 

Footnotes

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