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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
Pert, Gary

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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2019 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2019 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 4.36.59.79.7 61 LOST Port Adelaide 2.46.810.912.15 87 -26 MCG Mar 23 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2 A Melbourne 2.23.43.96.10 46 LOST Geelong 6.17.413.420.6 126 -80 KAR Mar 30 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
3 H Melbourne 3.110.112.318.4 112 LOST Essendon 6.48.615.620.10 130 -18 MCG Apr 5 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
4 A Melbourne 3.28.412.715.10 100 WON Sydney 5.48.109.1111.12 78 22 SCG Apr 11 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
5 H Melbourne 3.34.54.87.13 55 LOST St. Kilda 4.17.212.515.5 95 -40 MCG Apr 20 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
6 A Melbourne 4.14.25.56.6 42 LOST Richmond 3.15.47.912.13 85 -43 MCG Apr 24 (Wed, 7:35) Scores
7 H Melbourne 2.34.59.1011.13 79 WON Hawthorn 4.55.87.811.8 74 5 MCG May 4 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
8 A Melbourne 3.23.55.98.13 61 WON Gold Coast 2.13.35.69.6 60 1 CRR May 11 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
9 A Melbourne 3.45.88.129.15 69 LOST West Coast 3.25.47.613.7 85 -16 PER May 17 (Fri, 6:10) Scores
10 H Melbourne 1.11.33.610.8 68 LOST Greater Western Sydney 2.56.812.914.10 94 -26 MCG May 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 H Melbourne 6.39.411.812.16 88 LOST Adelaide 4.05.39.414.6 90 -2 MAR Jun 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
12 A Melbourne 1.23.55.97.15 57 LOST Collingwood 3.56.811.815.8 98 -41 MCG Jun 10 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
13 Melbourne       Bye        
14 H Melbourne 2.15.49.613.7 85 WON Fremantle 4.16.410.511.5 71 14 MCG Jun 22 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
15 A Melbourne 3.36.59.611.8 74 LOST Brisbane 2.64.1110.1415.17 107 -33 GAB Jun 30 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
16 A Melbourne 4.47.1114.1215.15 105 WON Carlton 2.45.410.615.10 100 5 MCG Jul 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 A Melbourne 3.26.47.79.12 66 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.36.57.1310.14 74 -8 DOC Jul 14 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
18 H Melbourne 1.57.810.1011.12 78 LOST West Coast 5.18.310.414.7 91 -13 TRA Jul 21 (Sun, 2:50) Scores
19 A Melbourne 5.36.410.613.7 85 LOST St. Kilda 3.25.710.1015.14 104 -19 DOC Jul 27 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
20 H Melbourne 3.16.27.49.6 60 LOST Richmond 3.26.511.913.15 93 -33 MCG Aug 3 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 H Melbourne 1.42.63.87.11 53 LOST Collingwood 0.55.69.810.10 70 -17 MCG Aug 10 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
22 H Melbourne 3.13.33.75.12 42 LOST Sydney 4.17.310.315.5 95 -53 MCG Aug 16 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
23 A Melbourne 4.25.411.412.11 83 LOST North Melbourne 3.45.410.913.10 88 -5 BEL Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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2019 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
33 Baker, Oskar 9 79 8.8 45 5.0 124 13.8 40 4.4 0 0.0 15 1.7 2 10 2 0.2 4 16
10 Brayshaw, Angus 22 278 12.6 209 9.5 487 22.1 87 4.0 0 0.0 96 4.4 23 16 9 0.4 7 61
37 Chandler, Kade 1 4 4.0 3 3.0 7 7.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 9 9.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
48 Dunkley, Kyle 5 34 6.8 14 2.8 48 9.6 22 4.4 0 0.0 10 2.0 3 4 3 0.6 0 18
31 Fritsch, Bayley 22 246 11.2 118 5.4 364 16.5 132 6.0 0 0.0 39 1.8 16 15 20 0.9 16 136
17 Frost, Sam 22 188 8.5 108 4.9 296 13.5 95 4.3 0 0.0 35 1.6 16 23 0 0.0 2 2
36 Garlett, Jeff 7 47 6.7 21 3.0 68 9.7 19 2.7 0 0.0 22 3.1 1 5 9 1.3 9 63
11 Gawn, Max 21 253 12.0 119 5.7 372 17.7 102 4.9 829 39.5 51 2.4 48 32 7 0.3 7 49
19 Hannan, Mitch 6 32 5.3 29 4.8 61 10.2 18 3.0 0 0.0 8 1.3 3 4 4 0.7 1 25
4 Harmes, James 22 274 12.5 264 12.0 538 24.5 82 3.7 0 0.0 113 5.1 25 32 12 0.5 16 88
14 Hibberd, Michael 19 197 10.4 127 6.7 324 17.1 75 3.9 0 0.0 29 1.5 16 13 0 0.0 2 2
34 Hore, Marty 14 145 10.4 73 5.2 218 15.6 69 4.9 0 0.0 21 1.5 12 8 1 0.1 0 6
29 Hunt, Jayden 21 157 7.5 95 4.5 252 12.0 77 3.7 0 0.0 46 2.2 8 21 21 1.0 10 136
39 Jetta, Neville 7 39 5.6 36 5.1 75 10.7 19 2.7 0 0.0 20 2.9 10 13 0 0.0 0 0
2 Jones, Nathan 22 241 11.0 210 9.5 451 20.5 83 3.8 0 0.0 53 2.4 13 17 8 0.4 5 53
45 Keilty, Declan 2 6 3.0 9 4.5 15 7.5 3 1.5 7 3.5 8 4.0 1 3 0 0.0 0 0
24 Kennedy Harris, Jay 5 48 9.6 37 7.4 85 17.0 23 4.6 0 0.0 11 2.2 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
16 Kolodjashnij, Kade 2 10 5.0 7 3.5 17 8.5 7 3.5 0 0.0 6 3.0 0 1 1 0.5 0 6
8 Lever, Jake 8 77 9.6 40 5.0 117 14.6 55 6.9 0 0.0 3 0.4 3 4 0 0.0 0 0
6 Lewis, Jordan 12 116 9.7 77 6.4 193 16.1 41 3.4 0 0.0 23 1.9 10 7 6 0.5 3 39
41 Lockhart, Jay 12 90 7.5 61 5.1 151 12.6 52 4.3 0 0.0 23 1.9 6 10 9 0.8 3 57
1 May, Steven 8 104 13.0 17 2.1 121 15.1 30 3.8 1 0.1 9 1.1 5 9 1 0.1 2 8
28 McDonald, Oscar 12 76 6.3 31 2.6 107 8.9 31 2.6 2 0.2 27 2.3 2 13 1 0.1 0 6
25 McDonald, Tom 15 128 8.5 77 5.1 205 13.7 65 4.3 23 1.5 23 1.5 15 11 18 1.2 15 123
18 Melksham, Jake 12 138 11.5 52 4.3 190 15.8 66 5.5 0 0.0 25 2.1 10 11 15 1.3 14 104
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 14 108 7.7 76 5.4 184 13.1 36 2.6 0 0.0 59 4.2 9 6 7 0.5 9 51
13 Oliver, Clayton 22 248 11.3 413 18.8 661 30.0 82 3.7 0 0.0 139 6.3 28 33 4 0.2 4 28
5 Petracca, Christian 22 212 9.6 199 9.0 411 18.7 89 4.0 5 0.2 65 3.0 16 20 22 1.0 14 146
35 Petty, Harrison 10 55 5.5 38 3.8 93 9.3 43 4.3 1 0.1 21 2.1 12 6 6 0.6 5 41
21 Preuss, Braydon 7 49 7.0 17 2.4 66 9.4 15 2.1 133 19.0 7 1.0 8 9 4 0.6 2 26
3 Salem, Christian 20 334 16.7 148 7.4 482 24.1 93 4.7 0 0.0 60 3.0 15 13 0 0.0 2 2
38 Smith, Tim 7 42 6.0 32 4.6 74 10.6 24 3.4 17 2.4 19 2.7 4 5 7 1.0 6 48
9 Spargo, Charlie 8 56 7.0 34 4.3 90 11.3 27 3.4 0 0.0 17 2.1 7 5 2 0.3 1 13
32 Sparrow, Tom 2 17 8.5 5 2.5 22 11.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 8 4.0 3 2 1 0.5 2 8
15 Stretch, Billy 9 91 10.1 65 7.2 156 17.3 36 4.0 0 0.0 27 3.0 4 3 2 0.2 1 13
7 Viney, Jack 21 210 10.0 234 11.1 444 21.1 68 3.2 0 0.0 110 5.2 32 25 4 0.2 4 28
40 Wagner, Corey 11 72 6.5 50 4.5 122 11.1 27 2.5 0 0.0 45 4.1 9 12 6 0.5 5 41
42 Wagner, Josh 12 103 8.6 81 6.8 184 15.3 33 2.8 0 0.0 26 2.2 4 5 0 0.0 2 2
26 Weideman, Sam 11 60 5.5 53 4.8 113 10.3 46 4.2 14 1.3 16 1.5 7 6 11 1.0 8 74
Totals 484 4664 9.6 3324 6.9 7988 16.5 1916 4.0 1032 2.1 1344 2.8 409 433 223 0.5 181 1519
 

Footnotes

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