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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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1927 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1927 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.53.106.169.21 75 WON Fitzroy 3.16.69.810.11 71 4 ARD Apr 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 3.06.37.310.5 65 WON Essendon 5.35.48.58.6 54 11 WIN May 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 1.04.15.18.5 53 LOST Geelong 3.83.87.137.13 55 -2 ARD May 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 3.67.915.1120.13 133 WON Hawthorn 3.25.57.78.8 56 77 GLE May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 1.33.74.85.8 38 LOST Richmond 1.54.58.912.11 83 -45 ARD May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 1.15.15.49.9 63 LOST South Melbourne 6.611.813.1114.13 97 -34 LAK Jun 6 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 0.22.32.73.9 27 LOST Melbourne 4.75.128.1615.21 111 -84 MCG Jun 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 0.22.33.64.11 35 LOST Carlton 3.46.69.119.15 69 -34 ARD Jun 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 2.26.410.513.10 88 LOST St. Kilda 6.110.314.615.7 97 -9 JUN Jun 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 1.41.62.73.11 29 LOST Collingwood 1.12.35.88.11 59 -30 VIC Jul 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 2.64.137.169.18 72 LOST Footscray 5.413.613.615.10 100 -28 ARD Jul 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 0.23.96.1210.14 74 LOST Fitzroy 3.28.313.414.5 89 -15 BWS Jul 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 1.04.34.67.8 50 LOST Essendon 2.23.65.107.12 54 -4 ARD Jul 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 1.41.52.93.11 29 LOST Geelong 2.27.129.1517.21 123 -94 COR Jul 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 4.47.410.611.10 76 LOST Hawthorn 0.34.87.915.9 99 -23 ARD Aug 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 3.46.87.89.8 62 LOST Richmond 4.47.512.1214.15 99 -37 PUN Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 0.24.74.78.12 60 LOST South Melbourne 3.34.510.911.12 78 -18 ARD Sep 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 0.16.66.87.14 56 LOST Collingwood 4.65.810.1511.16 82 -26 ARD Sep 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1927 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Barker, Syd 9                             1 0.1    
28 Bolt, George 3                             0 0.0    
Bray, Ed 4                             5 1.3    
33 Britt, Gerry 1                             0 0.0    
20 Cameron, Charlie 15                             0 0.0    
3 Coulsell, Fred 1                             0 0.0    
18 Davis, Norm 2                             1 0.5    
24 Day, Roy 1                             0 0.0    
20 Donnellan, Frank 1                             0 0.0    
15 Dowling, John 5                             11 2.2    
19 Dwyer, Leo 16                             1 0.1    
9 Gregory, Johnny 16                             0 0.0    
29 Healy, Charlie 16                             8 0.5    
32 Jenkins, Tommy 3                             4 1.3    
6 Johnston, Harold 10                             5 0.5    
22 Lambe, Alf 18                             0 0.0    
2 Lewis, Johnny 11                             8 0.7    
11 Linton Snr, Curly 3                             0 0.0    
10 Lock, Jacky 7                             2 0.3    
16 Lovett, Joe 14                             8 0.6    
8 Lowe, Arthur 18                             1 0.1    
25 Lynch, Billy 14                             0 0.0    
30 Lynch, Jack 3                             10 3.3    
McCabe Snr, Bill 7                             1 0.1    
3 McDowell, Bill 6                             3 0.5    
14 Metcalf, Fred 10                             21 2.1    
13 Morrissey Jnr, George 3                             0 0.0    
Morton, Reg 1                             0 0.0    
23 Nolan, Clarrie 12                             5 0.4    
4 O'Sullivan, Jack 6                             5 0.8    
5 Pitchford, Mac 18                             7 0.4    
7 Russ, Bill 18                             3 0.2    
Staveley, Arthur 3                             1 0.3    
24 Stevens, Bill 6                             12 2.0    
12 Trevaskis, Tim 3                             2 0.7    
33 Tyson Jnr, Charlie 16                             23 1.4    
17 Walsh, Dave 12                             0 0.0    
21 Watson, Don 12                             0 0.0    
Totals 324                             148 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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