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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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2018 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2018 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 6.18.512.913.16 94 LOST Geelong 5.312.813.1014.13 97 -3 MCG Mar 25 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
2 A Melbourne 5.48.79.1114.16 100 WON Brisbane 0.32.65.1110.14 74 26 GAB Mar 31 (Sat, 6:25) Scores
3 H Melbourne 3.29.712.1318.15 123 WON North Melbourne 5.38.410.613.8 86 37 MCG Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Melbourne 5.55.95.116.12 48 LOST Hawthorn 3.57.511.718.7 115 -67 MCG Apr 15 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
5 H Melbourne 1.52.65.88.8 56 LOST Richmond 2.25.88.915.12 102 -46 MCG Apr 24 (Tue, 7:25) Scores
6 A Melbourne 1.34.711.1016.12 108 WON Essendon 2.35.76.910.12 72 36 DOC Apr 29 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 A Melbourne 5.18.613.1016.10 106 WON St. Kilda 2.53.87.109.13 67 39 DOC May 6 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
8 A Melbourne 4.58.1113.1721.20 146 WON Gold Coast 3.55.79.911.11 77 69 GAB May 12 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
9 A Melbourne 3.410.418.625.9 159 WON Carlton 3.15.37.67.8 50 109 MCG May 20 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 H Melbourne 7.112.218.623.8 146 WON Adelaide 3.14.25.48.7 55 91 TRA May 27 (Sun, 2:50) Scores
11 A Melbourne 2.17.411.715.10 100 WON Western Bulldogs 3.34.66.87.9 51 49 DOC Jun 2 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
12 H Melbourne 2.07.211.514.7 91 LOST Collingwood 5.59.915.1120.13 133 -42 MCG Jun 11 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
13 Melbourne       Bye        
14 A Melbourne 3.54.89.99.11 65 LOST Port Adelaide 1.34.68.711.9 75 -10 ADO Jun 22 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
15 H Melbourne 4.29.311.618.9 117 LOST St. Kilda 4.311.614.1018.11 119 -2 MCG Jul 1 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
16 H Melbourne 2.95.159.1813.24 102 WON Fremantle 2.04.26.57.6 48 54 MAR Jul 7 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 H Melbourne 3.46.914.918.11 119 WON Western Bulldogs 4.16.69.910.9 69 50 MCG Jul 14 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
18 A Melbourne 2.35.811.914.14 98 LOST Geelong 2.15.38.416.4 100 -2 KAR Jul 21 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
19 A Melbourne 3.15.712.1113.12 90 WON Adelaide 4.46.87.1010.17 77 13 ADO Jul 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H Melbourne 9.314.616.1221.17 143 WON Gold Coast 1.04.25.47.5 47 96 MCG Aug 5 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
21 H Melbourne 2.63.127.1410.18 78 LOST Sydney 1.17.213.613.9 87 -9 MCG Aug 12 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
22 A Melbourne 4.47.612.816.12 108 WON West Coast 3.05.411.614.7 91 17 PER Aug 19 (Sun, 1:20) Scores
23 H Melbourne 4.27.612.915.12 102 WON Greater Western Sydney 4.15.55.88.9 57 45 MCG Aug 26 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
1EF H Melbourne 5.35.96.1310.15 75 WON Geelong 0.22.43.86.10 46 29 MCG Sep 7 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
1SF A Melbourne 3.16.212.516.8 104 WON Hawthorn 3.13.76.910.11 71 33 MCG Sep 14 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2PF A Melbourne 0.30.65.97.13 55 LOST West Coast 4.810.915.1018.13 121 -66 PER Sep 22 (Sat, 1:20) Scores
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2018 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
10 Brayshaw, Angus 22 322 14.6 252 11.5 574 26.1 108 4.9 0 0.0 99 4.5 29 22 14 0.6 10 94
32 Bugg, Tomas 3 28 9.3 20 6.7 48 16.0 9 3.0 0 0.0 13 4.3 7 4 4 1.3 7 31
31 Fritsch, Bayley 23 236 10.3 138 6.0 374 16.3 121 5.3 0 0.0 59 2.6 27 13 17 0.7 12 114
17 Frost, Sam 13 88 6.8 61 4.7 149 11.5 46 3.5 2 0.2 30 2.3 10 16 0 0.0 0 0
36 Garlett, Jeff 11 76 6.9 56 5.1 132 12.0 26 2.4 0 0.0 32 2.9 5 7 18 1.6 11 119
11 Gawn, Max 25 204 8.2 192 7.7 396 15.8 113 4.5 1119 44.8 57 2.3 47 32 13 0.5 12 90
19 Hannan, Mitch 15 112 7.5 61 4.1 173 11.5 50 3.3 0 0.0 33 2.2 7 10 22 1.5 16 148
4 Harmes, James 25 257 10.3 276 11.0 533 21.3 87 3.5 5 0.2 131 5.2 24 35 15 0.6 13 103
14 Hibberd, Michael 21 244 11.6 153 7.3 397 18.9 83 4.0 0 0.0 35 1.7 18 11 1 0.0 1 7
1 Hogan, Jesse 20 210 10.5 155 7.8 365 18.3 125 6.3 9 0.5 41 2.1 36 16 47 2.4 23 305
29 Hunt, Jayden 6 49 8.2 21 3.5 70 11.7 22 3.7 0 0.0 14 2.3 1 11 0 0.0 2 2
39 Jetta, Neville 25 142 5.7 155 6.2 297 11.9 75 3.0 0 0.0 78 3.1 31 18 0 0.0 1 1
2 Jones, Nathan 25 285 11.4 330 13.2 615 24.6 66 2.6 0 0.0 94 3.8 10 35 15 0.6 10 100
24 Kennedy Harris, Jay 6 42 7.0 46 7.7 88 14.7 17 2.8 0 0.0 28 4.7 6 5 1 0.2 4 10
16 Kent, Dean 5 33 6.6 25 5.0 58 11.6 14 2.8 0 0.0 15 3.0 7 5 7 1.4 3 45
8 Lever, Jake 11 114 10.4 45 4.1 159 14.5 54 4.9 0 0.0 18 1.6 13 7 0 0.0 0 0
6 Lewis, Jordan 24 285 11.9 255 10.6 540 22.5 115 4.8 0 0.0 37 1.5 22 22 5 0.2 2 32
20 Maynard, Corey 1 5 5.0 10 10.0 15 15.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
25 McDonald, Tom 20 189 9.5 121 6.1 310 15.5 134 6.7 60 3.0 46 2.3 13 11 53 2.7 20 338
28 McDonald, Oscar 25 190 7.6 100 4.0 290 11.6 95 3.8 0 0.0 31 1.2 4 24 0 0.0 0 0
18 Melksham, Jake 23 243 10.6 92 4.0 335 14.6 108 4.7 0 0.0 44 1.9 15 29 32 1.4 24 216
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 25 246 9.8 176 7.0 422 16.9 78 3.1 0 0.0 118 4.7 24 18 27 1.1 19 181
13 Oliver, Clayton 25 262 10.5 472 18.9 734 29.4 87 3.5 0 0.0 168 6.7 31 30 12 0.5 11 83
21 Pedersen, Cameron 4 21 5.3 19 4.8 40 10.0 10 2.5 13 3.3 11 2.8 3 2 3 0.8 1 19
5 Petracca, Christian 24 268 11.2 218 9.1 486 20.3 95 4.0 4 0.2 73 3.0 14 22 19 0.8 23 137
35 Petty, Harrison 1 7 7.0 4 4.0 11 11.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
3 Salem, Christian 24 320 13.3 174 7.3 494 20.6 85 3.5 0 0.0 84 3.5 17 25 6 0.3 7 43
38 Smith, Tim 4 21 5.3 30 7.5 51 12.8 14 3.5 17 4.3 24 6.0 2 2 3 0.8 3 21
44 Smith, Joel 8 46 5.8 48 6.0 94 11.8 29 3.6 0 0.0 31 3.9 8 8 1 0.1 2 8
9 Spargo, Charlie 18 112 6.2 107 5.9 219 12.2 66 3.7 0 0.0 55 3.1 14 15 14 0.8 9 93
15 Stretch, Billy 2 22 11.0 18 9.0 40 20.0 7 3.5 0 0.0 6 3.0 2 0 0 0.0 2 2
12 Tyson, Dom 17 148 8.7 192 11.3 340 20.0 65 3.8 0 0.0 47 2.8 12 12 2 0.1 6 18
22 vandenBerg, Aaron 7 61 8.7 50 7.1 111 15.9 30 4.3 0 0.0 22 3.1 4 11 5 0.7 6 36
23 Vince, Bernie 17 172 10.1 101 5.9 273 16.1 43 2.5 0 0.0 42 2.5 11 14 1 0.1 1 7
7 Viney, Jack 10 87 8.7 158 15.8 245 24.5 25 2.5 0 0.0 59 5.9 21 17 2 0.2 2 14
42 Wagner, Josh 5 36 7.2 27 5.4 63 12.6 13 2.6 0 0.0 23 4.6 7 5 0 0.0 1 1
26 Weideman, Sam 10 57 5.7 58 5.8 115 11.5 40 4.0 34 3.4 24 2.4 8 4 10 1.0 5 65
Totals 550 5240 9.5 4416 8.0 9656 17.6 2159 3.9 1263 2.3 1731 3.1 513 521 369 0.7 269 2483
 

Footnotes

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