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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

CEO
Pert, Gary

President
Roffey, Kate

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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2022 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 4.56.610.814.13 97 WON Western Bulldogs 2.28.38.511.5 71 26 MCG Mar 16 (Wed, 7:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 3.19.112.512.10 82 WON Gold Coast 2.36.58.710.9 69 13 CRR Mar 26 (Sat, 7:00) Scores
3 H Melbourne 3.54.89.1214.15 99 WON Essendon 0.43.58.510.10 70 29 MCG Apr 1 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
4 A Melbourne 1.36.69.710.8 68 WON Port Adelaide 0.30.51.84.12 36 32 ADO Apr 7 (Thu, 7:10) Scores
5 H Melbourne 4.06.216.419.6 120 WON Greater Western Sydney 0.53.65.87.11 53 67 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
6 A Melbourne 2.63.128.199.22 76 WON Richmond 2.25.37.48.6 54 22 MCG Apr 24 (Sun, 7:25) Scores
7 H Melbourne 3.37.513.913.13 91 WON Hawthorn 3.55.88.1111.15 81 10 MCG Apr 30 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
8 H Melbourne 4.29.310.514.9 93 WON St. Kilda 0.33.45.78.7 55 38 MCG May 8 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 A Melbourne 6.57.99.1216.16 112 WON West Coast 1.01.33.45.8 38 74 PER May 15 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
10 A Melbourne 4.48.910.1314.16 100 WON North Melbourne 3.06.18.38.5 53 47 DOC May 21 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
11 H Melbourne 2.26.87.107.14 56 LOST Fremantle 1.62.710.914.10 94 -38 MCG May 28 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
12 H Melbourne 5.17.18.69.7 61 LOST Sydney 1.56.96.1110.13 73 -12 MCG Jun 4 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
13 A Melbourne 3.15.47.68.8 56 LOST Collingwood 0.53.86.1012.10 82 -26 MCG Jun 13 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
14 Melbourne       Bye        
15 H Melbourne 2.48.1011.1716.21 117 WON Brisbane 3.44.46.77.11 53 64 MCG Jun 23 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
16 A Melbourne 5.16.39.914.10 94 WON Adelaide 4.06.27.410.5 65 29 ADO Jul 2 (Sat, 4:05) Scores
17 A Melbourne 3.15.47.69.9 63 LOST Geelong 3.35.88.1212.19 91 -28 KAR Jul 7 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
18 H Melbourne 0.45.78.1012.11 83 WON Port Adelaide 2.15.37.610.9 69 14 TRA Jul 17 (Sun, 2:50) Scores
19 A Melbourne 6.311.514.715.10 100 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.09.212.617.8 110 -10 DOC Jul 23 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
20 A Melbourne 4.37.710.1112.13 85 WON Fremantle 2.23.44.55.9 39 46 PER Jul 29 (Fri, 6:10) Scores
21 H Melbourne 6.210.711.1113.11 89 LOST Collingwood 5.08.211.415.6 96 -7 MCG Aug 5 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
22 H Melbourne 1.24.67.1111.13 79 WON Carlton 1.33.47.810.14 74 5 MCG Aug 13 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
23 A Melbourne 6.213.317.418.7 115 WON Brisbane 1.12.35.68.9 57 58 GAB Aug 19 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2QF H Melbourne 4.15.410.510.9 69 LOST Sydney 2.36.412.514.7 91 -22 MCG Sep 2 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2SF H Melbourne 3.66.88.1111.13 79 LOST Brisbane 1.33.49.514.8 92 -13 MCG Sep 9 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
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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
12 Bedford, Toby 16 33 2.1 32 2.0 65 4.1 13 0.8 0 0.0 21 1.3 4 1 9 0.6 3 57
17 Bowey, Jake 17 173 10.2 111 6.5 284 16.7 69 4.1 0 0.0 29 1.7 18 6 2 0.1 0 12
10 Brayshaw, Angus 24 401 16.7 211 8.8 612 25.5 170 7.1 0 0.0 54 2.3 14 14 2 0.1 1 13
38 Brown, Mitch 3 16 5.3 8 2.7 24 8.0 11 3.7 2 0.7 7 2.3 1 1 2 0.7 0 12
50 Brown, Ben 19 114 6.0 59 3.1 173 9.1 79 4.2 14 0.7 17 0.9 14 19 30 1.6 19 199
37 Chandler, Kade 4 4 1.0 3 0.8 7 1.8 3 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
27 Dunstan, Luke 5 22 4.4 41 8.2 63 12.6 10 2.0 0 0.0 11 2.2 1 3 0 0.0 1 1
31 Fritsch, Bayley 24 169 7.0 60 2.5 229 9.5 90 3.8 0 0.0 37 1.5 21 17 55 2.3 22 352
11 Gawn, Max 22 287 13.0 130 5.9 417 19.0 122 5.5 596 27.1 40 1.8 40 35 13 0.6 14 92
4 Harmes, James 21 173 8.2 170 8.1 343 16.3 72 3.4 0 0.0 75 3.6 18 20 12 0.6 6 78
14 Hibberd, Michael 12 105 8.8 62 5.2 167 13.9 52 4.3 0 0.0 21 1.8 3 6 0 0.0 0 0
29 Hunt, Jayden 20 134 6.7 66 3.3 200 10.0 52 2.6 0 0.0 27 1.4 8 9 0 0.0 2 2
6 Jackson, Luke 22 118 5.4 185 8.4 303 13.8 65 3.0 243 11.0 81 3.7 29 16 11 0.5 12 78
23 Jordon, James 22 233 10.6 212 9.6 445 20.2 83 3.8 0 0.0 43 2.0 18 6 7 0.3 3 45
15 Langdon, Ed 23 286 12.4 206 9.0 492 21.4 95 4.1 0 0.0 30 1.3 12 12 13 0.6 7 85
8 Lever, Jake 19 136 7.2 90 4.7 226 11.9 88 4.6 0 0.0 32 1.7 13 15 1 0.1 0 6
1 May, Steven 22 350 15.9 71 3.2 421 19.1 111 5.0 0 0.0 28 1.3 24 21 0 0.0 1 1
25 McDonald, Tom 9 66 7.3 31 3.4 97 10.8 36 4.0 15 1.7 10 1.1 8 8 15 1.7 10 100
18 Melksham, Jake 11 71 6.5 27 2.5 98 8.9 41 3.7 0 0.0 21 1.9 5 4 12 1.1 12 84
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 23 184 8.0 175 7.6 359 15.6 71 3.1 0 0.0 105 4.6 24 21 9 0.4 17 71
13 Oliver, Clayton 23 344 15.0 409 17.8 753 32.7 82 3.6 0 0.0 126 5.5 36 27 5 0.2 8 38
5 Petracca, Christian 24 357 14.9 316 13.2 673 28.0 100 4.2 0 0.0 75 3.1 16 17 19 0.8 31 145
35 Petty, Harrison 18 111 6.2 80 4.4 191 10.6 70 3.9 0 0.0 41 2.3 4 21 1 0.1 0 6
36 Pickett, Kysaiah 23 180 7.8 59 2.6 239 10.4 55 2.4 0 0.0 62 2.7 13 30 41 1.8 18 264
24 Rivers, Trent 18 150 8.3 94 5.2 244 13.6 66 3.7 0 0.0 29 1.6 8 17 2 0.1 0 12
3 Salem, Christian 13 148 11.4 78 6.0 226 17.4 59 4.5 0 0.0 37 2.8 6 11 1 0.1 1 7
44 Smith, Joel 7 30 4.3 18 2.6 48 6.9 14 2.0 0 0.0 12 1.7 3 7 0 0.0 0 0
9 Spargo, Charlie 24 179 7.5 103 4.3 282 11.8 96 4.0 0 0.0 57 2.4 23 17 10 0.4 12 72
32 Sparrow, Tom 23 189 8.2 182 7.9 371 16.1 69 3.0 0 0.0 78 3.4 18 27 7 0.3 8 50
20 Tomlinson, Adam 8 61 7.6 26 3.3 87 10.9 38 4.8 0 0.0 7 0.9 0 8 0 0.0 0 0
42 Turner, Daniel 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
7 Viney, Jack 22 256 11.6 309 14.0 565 25.7 62 2.8 0 0.0 126 5.7 40 20 8 0.4 3 51
26 Weideman, Sam 10 46 4.6 37 3.7 83 8.3 28 2.8 29 2.9 14 1.4 7 7 13 1.3 6 84
Totals 552 5129 9.3 3663 6.6 8792 15.9 2074 3.8 899 1.6 1355 2.5 449 444 300 0.5 218 2018
 

Footnotes

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