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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Football Club

Known as
Melbourne

Nickname
Demons (formerly Red Legs, Fuchsias)

Formed
1858

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Casey; Melbourne WFC; Melbourne Reserves; Casey WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) –; Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2021 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1900, 1926, 1939-40-41, 1948, 1955-56-57, 1959-60, 1964 (12 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series: 1971, 1987, 1989 (3 total); McClelland Trophy 1955-6, 1958, 1990, 2021 (5 total)

Most Games
306 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

Most Goals
631 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

League Top Goalkickers
V.Coutie (39) 1904; H.Brereton (56) 1912; N.Smith (89) 1941; F.Fanning (67) 1944, (67) 1945 & (97) 1947; D.Neitz (82) 2002 (5 winners/7 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Ivor Warne-Smith 1926 & 1928; Don Cordner 1946; Brian Wilson 1982; Peter Moore 1984; Jim Stynes 1991; Shane Woewodin 2000 (6 medallists/7 medals)

Headquarters
Great Southern Stand (MCG), East Melbourne, VIC 3002

Postal Address
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9652 1111 

Email
info@melbournefc.com.au

Website
melbournefc.com.au

Melbourne



"The seeds of the Melbourne Football Club's greatest ever era began to be sown the following season, in 1952, when favourite son Norm Smith returned from Fitzroy to take over from Alan La Fontaine as senior coach ... and the 1953 season saw the debuts of several players who would go on to play significant roles in the club's impending period of greatness, notably Ron Barassi, Brian Dixon, Ian Ridley, Laurie Mithen and Colin Wilson ..."

Despite their recent lack of success, John Devaney writes that, as the foundation club, their place in the game's history is assured

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2009 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2009 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 3.36.59.610.7 67 LOST North Melbourne 3.37.611.815.11 101 -34 MCG Mar 29 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 5.27.29.410.4 64 LOST Collingwood 3.18.314.717.15 117 -53 MCG Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Melbourne 2.14.47.514.6 90 LOST Port Adelaide 3.310.516.1222.15 147 -57 FBP Apr 12 (Sun, 12:40) Scores
4 A Melbourne 2.610.713.1114.16 100 WON Richmond 2.35.69.713.14 92 8 MCG Apr 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H Melbourne 0.10.31.64.10 34 LOST Adelaide 2.44.65.77.9 51 -17 MCG Apr 26 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
6 H Melbourne 2.44.66.710.8 68 LOST Geelong 3.39.812.1715.21 111 -43 MCG May 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Melbourne 1.17.310.313.4 82 LOST West Coast 2.47.711.1212.18 90 -8 SUB May 10 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
8 H Melbourne 5.210.311.415.7 97 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.39.612.1015.14 104 -7 MCG May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Melbourne 2.54.68.1013.14 92 LOST Hawthorn 6.211.716.917.12 114 -22 MCG May 24 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
10 A Melbourne 4.56.66.66.10 46 LOST St. Kilda 5.37.810.1111.17 83 -37 CRR May 30 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 H Melbourne 0.45.66.98.12 60 LOST Collingwood 7.410.716.1119.12 126 -66 MCG Jun 8 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Melbourne 3.28.39.313.5 83 LOST Essendon 6.310.717.1319.17 131 -48 DOC Jun 19 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 A Melbourne 2.02.22.58.8 56 LOST Brisbane 3.49.713.1316.15 111 -55 GAB Jun 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
14 H Melbourne 6.111.216.617.10 112 WON West Coast 4.67.811.1213.14 92 20 MCG Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Melbourne 4.29.613.915.11 101 WON Port Adelaide 3.37.610.813.12 90 11 MCG Jul 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Melbourne 0.23.27.311.5 71 LOST Geelong 7.49.914.1317.15 117 -46 KAR Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Melbourne 1.22.64.116.14 50 LOST Sydney 3.46.67.610.8 68 -18 MAN Jul 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 H Melbourne 2.04.38.712.10 82 LOST Richmond 1.54.87.1012.14 86 -4 MCG Aug 2 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
19 A Melbourne 3.33.77.108.13 61 LOST North Melbourne 4.17.514.819.9 123 -62 DOC Aug 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
20 H Melbourne 4.09.413.520.7 127 WON Fremantle 3.44.76.99.10 64 63 MCG Aug 16 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 A Melbourne 4.28.312.415.6 96 LOST Carlton 6.312.518.924.9 153 -57 DOC Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Melbourne 4.26.58.610.7 67 LOST St. Kilda 2.27.510.1017.12 114 -47 MCG Aug 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
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2009 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
41 Bail, Rohan 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
3 Bartram, Clint 15 108 7.2 129 8.6 237 15.8 58 3.9 1 0.1 42 2.8 17 12 1 0.1 3 9
6 Bate, Matthew 20 181 9.1 152 7.6 333 16.7 113 5.7 4 0.2 61 3.1 16 14 27 1.4 13 175
21 Bell, Daniel 3 10 3.3 28 9.3 38 12.7 10 3.3 0 0.0 8 2.7 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
43 Bennell, Jamie 16 112 7.0 88 5.5 200 12.5 57 3.6 0 0.0 28 1.8 11 7 2 0.1 0 12
32 Bruce, Cameron 19 213 11.2 266 14.0 479 25.2 114 6.0 0 0.0 58 3.1 15 17 9 0.5 8 62
1 Buckley, Simon 1 9 9.0 6 6.0 15 15.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
25 Cheney, Kyle 12 89 7.4 102 8.5 191 15.9 64 5.3 0 0.0 20 1.7 9 1 0 0.0 0 0
36 Davey, Aaron 22 357 16.2 147 6.7 504 22.9 60 2.7 0 0.0 90 4.1 21 16 9 0.4 8 62
14 Dunn, Lynden 13 120 9.2 90 6.9 210 16.2 59 4.5 17 1.3 42 3.2 13 7 8 0.6 1 49
8 Frawley, James 20 154 7.7 124 6.2 278 13.9 89 4.5 0 0.0 38 1.9 10 14 1 0.1 1 7
20 Garland, Colin 1 12 12.0 7 7.0 19 19.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
18 Green, Brad 12 152 12.7 109 9.1 261 21.8 73 6.1 1 0.1 20 1.7 6 5 12 1.0 3 75
16 Grimes, Jack 11 134 12.2 92 8.4 226 20.5 94 8.5 0 0.0 24 2.2 8 1 2 0.2 1 13
40 Jamar, Mark 7 24 3.4 55 7.9 79 11.3 28 4.0 159 22.7 14 2.0 12 11 7 1.0 2 44
39 Jetta, Neville 15 115 7.7 64 4.3 179 11.9 43 2.9 0 0.0 39 2.6 15 8 7 0.5 8 50
11 Johnson, Paul 18 141 7.8 109 6.1 250 13.9 71 3.9 249 13.8 38 2.1 15 25 6 0.3 6 42
2 Jones, Nathan 20 209 10.5 234 11.7 443 22.2 77 3.9 3 0.2 41 2.1 18 19 8 0.4 11 59
48 Jurrah, Liam 9 67 7.4 41 4.6 108 12.0 38 4.2 4 0.4 17 1.9 5 4 20 2.2 11 131
19 Maric, Addam 6 43 7.2 35 5.8 78 13.0 18 3.0 0 0.0 10 1.7 2 5 5 0.8 3 33
34 Martin, Stefan 19 76 4.0 113 5.9 189 9.9 59 3.1 114 6.0 22 1.2 14 11 6 0.3 6 42
23 McDonald, James 18 177 9.8 171 9.5 348 19.3 83 4.6 7 0.4 86 4.8 14 27 2 0.1 2 14
49 McKenzie, Jordie 3 17 5.7 25 8.3 42 14.0 8 2.7 0 0.0 11 3.7 4 0 0 0.0 0 0
5 McLean, Brock 19 214 11.3 197 10.4 411 21.6 74 3.9 2 0.1 81 4.3 18 18 7 0.4 1 43
30 McNamara, Tom 3 26 8.7 15 5.0 41 13.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 8 2.7 3 1 1 0.3 0 6
26 Meesen, John 4 12 3.0 34 8.5 46 11.5 13 3.3 48 12.0 6 1.5 9 1 0 0.0 0 0
7 Miller, Brad 17 130 7.6 87 5.1 217 12.8 107 6.3 8 0.5 15 0.9 13 13 19 1.1 21 135
22 Moloney, Brent 21 229 10.9 283 13.5 512 24.4 98 4.7 0 0.0 78 3.7 10 19 7 0.3 3 45
10 Morton, Cale 21 261 12.4 215 10.2 476 22.7 146 7.0 7 0.3 39 1.9 14 14 9 0.4 2 56
29 Newton, Michael 5 45 9.0 15 3.0 60 12.0 24 4.8 4 0.8 23 4.6 9 3 6 1.2 10 46
15 Petterd, Ricky 18 159 8.8 94 5.2 253 14.1 103 5.7 6 0.3 32 1.8 12 10 19 1.1 8 122
27 Rivers, Jared 20 113 5.7 108 5.4 221 11.1 86 4.3 0 0.0 63 3.2 16 19 0 0.0 0 0
24 Robertson, Russell 13 97 7.5 22 1.7 119 9.2 59 4.5 1 0.1 18 1.4 9 5 29 2.2 21 195
42 Spencer, Jake 6 14 2.3 31 5.2 45 7.5 18 3.0 67 11.2 11 1.8 4 6 0 0.0 1 1
12 Sylvia, Colin 17 209 12.3 170 10.0 379 22.3 115 6.8 16 0.9 53 3.1 13 15 17 1.0 10 112
44 Valenti, Shane 6 69 11.5 46 7.7 115 19.2 25 4.2 0 0.0 26 4.3 3 5 2 0.3 1 13
37 Warnock, Matthew 17 83 4.9 108 6.4 191 11.2 70 4.1 0 0.0 23 1.4 5 17 0 0.0 0 0
4 Watts, Jack 3 16 5.3 11 3.7 27 9.0 9 3.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 6 2 0.7 2 14
31 Wheatley, Paul 3 28 9.3 27 9.0 55 18.3 13 4.3 1 0.3 12 4.0 3 3 1 0.3 0 6
45 Whelan, Matthew 10 44 4.4 78 7.8 122 12.2 27 2.7 0 0.0 28 2.8 6 7 1 0.1 0 6
Totals 484 4270 8.8 3728 7.7 7998 16.5 2223 4.6 719 1.5 1230 2.5 374 368 252 0.5 167 1679
 

Footnotes

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