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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) –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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1926 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1926 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 1.04.46.76.17 53 LOST Essendon 7.79.1014.1215.14 104 -51 WIN May 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 1.23.34.55.8 38 LOST Hawthorn 3.23.74.115.12 42 -4 ARD May 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 4.07.110.314.5 89 LOST Melbourne 3.57.1015.1217.17 119 -30 MCG May 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 1.05.35.47.8 50 LOST Geelong 2.73.86.127.16 58 -8 ARD May 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 3.36.49.711.7 73 LOST South Melbourne 5.38.69.810.15 75 -2 LAK May 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 2.54.68.1111.11 77 LOST Fitzroy 3.25.57.911.15 81 -4 ARD Jun 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 2.64.77.910.13 73 LOST Richmond 0.05.67.1110.14 74 -1 ARD Jun 7 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 1.32.64.97.10 52 LOST Carlton 3.39.313.417.7 109 -57 PRI Jun 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 1.22.34.74.9 33 LOST St. Kilda 3.55.105.145.17 47 -14 ARD Jun 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.23.27.48.5 53 LOST Collingwood 3.28.1010.1210.16 76 -23 ARD Jul 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 6.46.410.710.8 68 LOST Footscray 1.47.610.614.9 93 -25 WES Jul 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 2.13.24.64.8 32 LOST Essendon 1.13.45.96.14 50 -18 ARD Jul 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 2.13.56.610.10 70 DRAW Hawthorn 1.24.58.710.10 70 0 GLE Aug 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 2.33.39.610.7 67 LOST Melbourne 1.12.85.119.16 70 -3 ARD Aug 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 1.14.34.67.6 48 LOST Geelong 2.64.1012.1515.22 112 -64 COR Aug 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.63.116.159.16 70 LOST South Melbourne 4.26.610.915.16 106 -36 ARD Aug 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.06.29.613.7 85 LOST Fitzroy 6.99.1214.1717.18 120 -35 BWS Sep 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 3.05.19.111.5 71 LOST St. Kilda 1.66.68.1013.12 90 -19 JUN Sep 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1926 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Barnes, Harry 8                             2 0.3    
28 Bolt, George 13                             0 0.0    
13 Britt, Gerry 14                             9 0.6    
20 Cameron, Charlie 4                             4 1.0    
24 Day, Roy 3                             4 1.3    
8 Donnelly, Gerry 12                             5 0.4    
19 Dwyer, Leo 18                             0 0.0    
1 Eicke, Wels 4                             0 0.0    
27 Eudey, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
14 Giles, Archie 1                             0 0.0    
5 Goonan, Alf 1                             0 0.0    
9 Gregory, Johnny 14                             0 0.0    
29 Healy, Charlie 18                             5 0.3    
18 Hutchinson, Arthur 4                             2 0.5    
6 Johnston, Harold 10                             9 0.9    
32 Kirkley, Joe 1                             0 0.0    
22 Lambe, Alf 18                             2 0.1    
2 Lewis, Johnny 10                             5 0.5    
4 Lindsay, Duncan 11                             24 2.2    
11 Linton Snr, Curly 17                             2 0.1    
10 Lock, Jacky 11                             1 0.1    
16 Lovett, Joe 9                             5 0.6    
30 Lynch, Jack 12                             19 1.6    
14 Metcalf, Fred 15                             26 1.7    
23 Nolan, Clarrie 10                             1 0.1    
5 Nolan, Jack 9                             10 1.1    
15 O'Sullivan, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
1 Paul, Joe 6                             3 0.5    
7 Russ, Bill 18                             5 0.3    
Sanders, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
16 Shorten, Teddy 1                             2 2.0    
20 Smith, Billy 1                             1 1.0    
12 Trevaskis, Tim 17                             9 0.5    
17 Walsh, Dave 18                             0 0.0    
21 Watson, Don 6                             0 0.0    
26 Wood, Joe 3                             2 0.7    
Totals 324                             157 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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