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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) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

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

CEO
Jackson, Peter

President
Bartlett, Glen

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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2015 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2015 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 2.57.712.917.13 115 WON Gold Coast 1.23.68.813.11 89 26 MCG Apr 4 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
2 A Melbourne 4.27.37.68.8 56 LOST Greater Western Sydney 0.22.611.815.11 101 -45 MAN Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Melbourne 3.44.66.97.13 55 LOST Adelaide 3.15.39.412.8 80 -25 ADO Apr 18 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
4 A Melbourne 4.26.510.912.11 83 WON Richmond 3.55.96.136.15 51 32 MCG Apr 24 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
5 H Melbourne 2.25.46.86.14 50 LOST Fremantle 5.38.611.818.10 118 -68 MCG May 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
6 H Melbourne 1.11.34.57.8 50 LOST Sydney 4.37.711.912.16 88 -38 MCG May 9 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
7 A Melbourne 2.03.34.67.8 50 LOST Hawthorn 6.210.618.824.11 155 -105 MCG May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Melbourne 3.37.510.1015.13 103 WON Western Bulldogs 2.33.98.99.10 64 39 MCG May 24 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
9 H Melbourne 3.26.27.38.6 54 LOST Port Adelaide 1.28.412.618.7 115 -61 TRA May 30 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
10 H Melbourne 3.19.113.413.7 85 LOST Collingwood 7.111.315.417.8 110 -25 MCG Jun 8 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
11 A Melbourne 3.48.611.912.11 83 LOST St. Kilda 3.59.611.912.13 85 -2 DOC Jun 14 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
12 A Melbourne 5.27.313.418.5 113 WON Geelong 3.16.411.513.11 89 24 KAR Jun 21 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
13 Melbourne       Bye        
14 H Melbourne 2.45.58.69.6 60 LOST West Coast 5.47.810.1416.18 114 -54 MAR Jul 4 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
15 A Melbourne 1.33.94.137.18 60 LOST Essendon 1.33.49.710.9 69 -9 MCG Jul 11 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
16 H Melbourne 5.47.77.108.12 60 WON Brisbane 1.21.53.84.12 36 24 MCG Jul 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 H Melbourne 1.23.65.96.10 46 LOST St. Kilda 4.44.710.812.11 83 -37 MCG Jul 26 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
18 A Melbourne 4.46.59.613.13 91 WON Collingwood 1.44.67.107.12 54 37 MCG Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Melbourne 2.06.411.614.8 92 LOST North Melbourne 7.49.412.1019.13 127 -35 MCG Aug 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
20 A Melbourne 0.22.47.78.7 55 LOST Western Bulldogs 8.314.514.724.9 153 -98 DOC Aug 16 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
21 A Melbourne 1.22.36.97.13 55 LOST Carlton 6.210.211.312.6 78 -23 MCG Aug 23 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
22 A Melbourne 0.14.26.58.6 54 LOST Fremantle 5.111.314.517.6 108 -54 SUB Aug 30 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
23 H Melbourne 4.17.613.1015.13 103 WON Greater Western Sydney 4.17.49.711.11 77 26 DOC Sep 6 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
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2015 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
44 Bail, Rohan 6 36 6.0 30 5.0 66 11.0 18 3.0 0 0.0 15 2.5 3 7 1 0.2 3 9
10 Brayshaw, Angus 21 170 8.1 97 4.6 267 12.7 54 2.6 0 0.0 99 4.7 24 8 5 0.2 3 33
18 Cross, Daniel 22 216 9.8 275 12.5 491 22.3 116 5.3 25 1.1 76 3.5 25 17 0 0.0 1 1
6 Dawes, Chris 14 100 7.1 67 4.8 167 11.9 60 4.3 43 3.1 21 1.5 21 15 11 0.8 12 78
14 Dunn, Lynden 22 242 11.0 120 5.5 362 16.5 99 4.5 14 0.6 55 2.5 16 21 1 0.0 2 8
48 Fitzpatrick, Jack 3 19 6.3 9 3.0 28 9.3 11 3.7 7 2.3 3 1.0 2 4 2 0.7 0 12
17 Frost, Sam 3 12 4.0 13 4.3 25 8.3 3 1.0 13 4.3 6 2.0 2 2 0 0.0 3 3
20 Garland, Colin 20 194 9.7 85 4.3 279 14.0 83 4.2 0 0.0 68 3.4 10 15 1 0.1 2 8
36 Garlett, Jeff 22 175 8.0 62 2.8 237 10.8 50 2.3 0 0.0 90 4.1 12 15 40 1.8 31 271
11 Gawn, Max 13 72 5.5 104 8.0 176 13.5 58 4.5 485 37.3 29 2.2 16 20 6 0.5 4 40
31 Grimes, Jack 12 133 11.1 105 8.8 238 19.8 70 5.8 0 0.0 29 2.4 10 10 3 0.3 3 21
43 Harmes, James 8 43 5.4 51 6.4 94 11.8 19 2.4 0 0.0 24 3.0 5 9 3 0.4 5 23
1 Hogan, Jesse 20 178 8.9 83 4.2 261 13.1 134 6.7 0 0.0 25 1.3 17 6 44 2.2 19 283
38 Howe, Jeremy 22 198 9.0 115 5.2 313 14.2 111 5.0 1 0.0 57 2.6 18 13 10 0.5 11 71
40 Jamar, Mark 5 22 4.4 17 3.4 39 7.8 8 1.6 150 30.0 18 3.6 10 11 2 0.4 2 14
39 Jetta, Neville 16 76 4.8 116 7.3 192 12.0 43 2.7 0 0.0 41 2.6 18 16 1 0.1 0 6
45 Jones, Matt 9 48 5.3 45 5.0 93 10.3 25 2.8 0 0.0 25 2.8 5 7 4 0.4 2 26
2 Jones, Nathan 22 268 12.2 255 11.6 523 23.8 53 2.4 0 0.0 95 4.3 27 24 12 0.5 7 79
24 Kennedy Harris, Jay 8 40 5.0 33 4.1 73 9.1 22 2.8 0 0.0 14 1.8 4 6 2 0.3 3 15
16 Kent, Dean 4 24 6.0 15 3.8 39 9.8 5 1.3 0 0.0 7 1.8 5 5 2 0.5 4 16
8 Lumumba, Heritier 19 143 7.5 127 6.7 270 14.2 61 3.2 10 0.5 61 3.2 6 19 2 0.1 1 13
25 McDonald, Tom 22 268 12.2 149 6.8 417 19.0 155 7.0 14 0.6 44 2.0 17 12 5 0.2 4 34
28 McDonald, Oscar 2 14 7.0 16 8.0 30 15.0 13 6.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
13 McKenzie, Jordie 1 3 3.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
22 Michie, Viv 11 83 7.5 78 7.1 161 14.6 31 2.8 0 0.0 24 2.2 8 2 0 0.0 4 4
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 11 60 5.5 44 4.0 104 9.5 20 1.8 0 0.0 26 2.4 4 6 6 0.5 4 40
19 Newton, Ben 11 88 8.0 75 6.8 163 14.8 28 2.5 1 0.1 36 3.3 5 4 11 1.0 6 72
21 Pedersen, Cameron 7 46 6.6 42 6.0 88 12.6 37 5.3 23 3.3 18 2.6 7 5 6 0.9 6 42
27 Riley, Aidan 4 11 2.8 25 6.3 36 9.0 11 2.8 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 4 0 0.0 0 0
3 Salem, Christian 10 101 10.1 57 5.7 158 15.8 34 3.4 0 0.0 35 3.5 7 8 1 0.1 3 9
42 Spencer, Jake 7 20 2.9 34 4.9 54 7.7 9 1.3 173 24.7 35 5.0 12 11 3 0.4 0 18
15 Stretch, Billy 11 63 5.7 51 4.6 114 10.4 26 2.4 0 0.0 39 3.5 5 7 2 0.2 2 14
5 Toumpas, Jimmy 9 59 6.6 76 8.4 135 15.0 27 3.0 0 0.0 28 3.1 1 4 4 0.4 0 24
12 Tyson, Dom 15 152 10.1 173 11.5 325 21.7 51 3.4 4 0.3 65 4.3 10 18 6 0.4 6 42
37 vandenBerg, Aaron 14 143 10.2 92 6.6 235 16.8 44 3.1 1 0.1 70 5.0 6 13 5 0.4 12 42
23 Vince, Bernie 21 307 14.6 212 10.1 519 24.7 57 2.7 16 0.8 101 4.8 20 29 11 0.5 6 72
7 Viney, Jack 16 141 8.8 210 13.1 351 21.9 31 1.9 1 0.1 105 6.6 21 21 3 0.2 4 22
4 Watts, Jack 20 169 8.5 156 7.8 325 16.3 102 5.1 29 1.5 42 2.1 14 13 10 0.5 6 66
41 White, Mitch 1 9 9.0 7 7.0 16 16.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 484 4146 8.6 3327 6.9 7473 15.4 1785 3.7 1010 2.1 1532 3.2 395 409 225 0.5 182 1532
 

Footnotes

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