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KEY FACTS

Official name
North Melbourne Football Club

Known as
North Melbourne

Nickname
Kangaroos

Former name
Hotham

Former name date
1888-01-01

Formed
1869 (disbanded 1907; reformed 1908; disbanded 1921; reformed 1922)

Colours
Royal blue and white

Associated clubs
Werribee; North Melbourne Reserves; North Melbourne WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1924

Home Ground
Docklands

AFL Premierships
1996, 1999 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1975, 1977 (2 total)

VFA Premierships
1903-4, 1910, 1914-15, 1918 (6 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1975 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series - 1965-6, 1980, 1995, 1998 (5 total); McClelland Trophy - 1976, 1978, 1983, 1998 (4 total)

Most Games
432 - Brent Harvey (1996-2016)

Most Goals
671 - Wayne Carey (1989-2001)

League Top Goalkickers
D.Wade (103) 1974; M.Blight (103) 1982; J.Longmire (98) 1990 (3 total)

Brownlow Medalists
Noel Teasdale 1965; Keith Greig 1973 & 1974; Malcolm Blight 1978; Ross Glendinning 1983 (4 medallists/5 medals)

Headquarters
204-206 Arden St, North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Phone: (03) 9320 2400 

Email
info@nmfc.com.au

Website
nmfc.com.au

North Melbourne



"With former playing hero Allen Aylett now spearheading the club's administration as a radical and forward thinking president, in 1971 North Melbourne audaciously announced a 'Five Year Plan' to secure a VFL premiership ... Every aspect of the club's operation came under intense analysis with a view to trimming the fat and maximising efficiency. Nevertheless, it is doubtful if such measures alone would have been sufficient to propel the team which won just one game in 1972 (earning an inevitable wooden spoon) to a remarkable four consecutive grand finals for two flags between 1974 and 1977..."

John Devaney explains how a rule change helped the Kangaroos break through to win their first flag

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1924 Season (VFA) Fixture

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North Melbourne's 1924 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 1.22.53.85.11 41 LOST Hawthorn 3.14.47.88.11 59 -18 GLE Apr 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 3.28.811.1116.17 113 WON Geelong Association 2.54.54.57.5 47 66 ARD May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 4.37.57.612.10 82 LOST Brunswick 3.27.712.1012.13 85 -3 BWP May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 1.11.25.66.10 46 LOST Port Melbourne 0.33.94.118.16 64 -18 NPO May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 2.66.128.1715.18 108 WON Prahran 1.32.64.107.14 56 52 ARD May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 1.45.65.77.11 53 LOST Williamstown 4.25.28.58.7 55 -2 WCG May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 2.56.911.1214.13 97 WON Brighton 3.25.46.66.11 47 50 ARD Jun 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 6.26.59.714.9 93 WON Northcote 1.12.26.47.5 47 46 ARD Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 4.64.78.138.13 61 LOST Footscray 1.07.38.310.9 69 -8 WES Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 2.43.57.178.20 68 WON Hawthorn 0.22.44.57.6 48 20 ARD Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 3.26.610.1315.17 107 WON Geelong Association 4.34.46.77.10 52 55 KAR Jul 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 1.55.106.108.13 61 WON Brunswick 2.42.54.77.10 52 9 ARD Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 0.82.116.146.17 53 LOST Port Melbourne 2.16.68.811.11 77 -24 ARD Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 1.55.156.228.24 72 WON Prahran 1.52.64.85.10 40 32 TOO Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 2.03.63.94.10 34 LOST Williamstown 4.55.66.67.7 49 -15 ARD Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 1.15.28.510.7 67 WON Brighton 2.35.55.88.10 58 9 BBO Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 1.62.104.136.17 53 LOST Northcote 2.35.67.107.14 56 -3 NOR Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 2.16.211.511.6 72 WON Footscray 4.36.107.128.16 64 8 ARD Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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