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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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1928 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1928 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 0.20.41.72.9 21 LOST Richmond 3.27.511.1014.15 99 -78 PUN Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 6.46.69.1410.16 76 WON Hawthorn 2.24.75.78.13 61 15 ARD Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 3.96.98.1510.15 75 LOST St. Kilda 2.25.57.911.11 77 -2 JUN May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 1.15.37.510.10 70 WON South Melbourne 4.56.510.710.9 69 1 LAK May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 1.37.109.1211.15 81 WON Carlton 2.73.76.89.11 65 16 ARD May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 2.13.34.56.9 45 LOST Collingwood 3.27.69.812.12 84 -39 VIC May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 1.02.45.75.7 37 LOST Melbourne 5.67.1010.1214.16 100 -63 ARD Jun 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.35.35.108.13 61 LOST Footscray 4.410.614.1018.15 123 -62 WES Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 3.25.47.59.5 59 LOST Essendon 0.13.56.610.10 70 -11 ARD Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 2.04.35.38.4 52 LOST Geelong 4.46.49.711.11 77 -25 COR Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 3.44.95.137.14 56 LOST Fitzroy 4.37.611.715.12 102 -46 ARD Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 3.04.15.18.5 53 LOST Richmond 3.64.1210.1412.18 90 -37 ARD Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 3.44.67.910.9 69 WON Hawthorn 1.44.115.148.17 65 4 GLE Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 4.17.510.811.12 78 LOST St. Kilda 4.310.615.921.11 137 -59 ARD Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 3.27.511.812.10 82 WON South Melbourne 5.810.910.1411.14 80 2 ARD Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 0.22.74.106.10 46 LOST Carlton 3.45.47.710.12 72 -26 PRI Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 3.24.56.58.9 57 LOST Collingwood 1.33.76.138.17 65 -8 ARD Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 0.12.14.26.4 40 LOST Melbourne 5.27.1113.1818.19 127 -87 MCG Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1928 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Briggs, Teddy 1                             1 1.0    
17 Brown, Peter 9                             7 0.8    
20 Cameron, Charlie 17                             4 0.2    
Coutts, Frank 4                             6 1.5    
15 Dea, Tommy 8                             0 0.0    
3 Dowling, John 4                             4 1.0    
21 Dugdell, Norm 4                             6 1.5    
19 Dwyer, Leo 18                             1 0.1    
9 Gregory, Johnny 18                             1 0.1    
29 Healy, Charlie 18                             7 0.4    
Jones, Edgar 2                             0 0.0    
26 Kavanagh, Ben 13                             19 1.5    
22 Lambe, Alf 10                             0 0.0    
10 Lock, Jacky 1                             0 0.0    
16 Lovett, Joe 10                             14 1.4    
13 Lowe, Arthur 7                             1 0.1    
25 Lynch, Billy 17                             4 0.2    
30 Malberg, Artie 3                             0 0.0    
2 McCabe Snr, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
4 McConnell, Len 16                             5 0.3    
3 McDowell, Bill 5                             4 0.8    
10 Morrissey Jnr, George 1                             0 0.0    
14 Morrissey, Jack 14                             0 0.0    
27 Murphy, Laurie 14                             3 0.2    
23 Nolan, Clarrie 17                             24 1.4    
5 Pitchford, Mac 11                             1 0.1    
Richards, Lachlan 2                             1 0.5    
7 Russ, Bill 11                             8 0.7    
28 Saunders, Orm 8                             11 1.4    
8 Smith, Bob 16                             0 0.0    
22 Staveley, Arthur 5                             0 0.0    
18 Styles, George 1                             0 0.0    
12 Trevaskis, Tim 14                             4 0.3    
1 Tyson Jnr, Charlie 17                             11 0.6    
21 Watson, Don 3                             0 0.0    
24 Wright, Dick 2                             0 0.0    
Totals 324                             147 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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