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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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1930 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1930 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 2.22.32.62.7 19 LOST Geelong 3.39.512.818.13 121 -102 COR May 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 2.23.35.86.9 45 LOST Fitzroy 2.33.37.59.11 65 -20 ARD May 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 3.38.510.711.8 74 LOST Footscray 7.49.614.1016.20 116 -42 ARD May 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 2.68.1112.1215.12 102 LOST Melbourne 3.211.414.918.15 123 -21 MCG May 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 1.210.710.714.15 99 WON St. Kilda 5.47.59.910.11 71 28 ARD May 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 2.14.25.38.9 57 LOST Collingwood 5.78.1512.2115.24 114 -57 VIC Jun 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 3.55.56.89.9 63 LOST Carlton 3.78.1413.1715.23 113 -50 ARD Jun 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.33.35.68.8 56 LOST Essendon 3.35.89.1011.11 77 -21 WIN Jun 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 1.02.43.65.13 43 LOST Richmond 2.104.1410.1914.20 104 -61 ARD Jun 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 0.37.710.1011.11 77 LOST Hawthorn 2.56.68.911.15 81 -4 GLE Jul 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 0.11.12.56.9 45 LOST South Melbourne 2.73.167.1710.20 80 -35 ARD Jul 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 1.12.45.67.6 48 LOST St. Kilda 4.48.713.1118.15 123 -75 JUN Jul 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 1.24.64.104.15 39 LOST Collingwood 7.111.416.1118.13 121 -82 ARD Jul 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 0.11.32.63.9 27 LOST Carlton 5.210.816.1223.17 155 -128 PRI Aug 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 0.52.65.116.12 48 LOST Essendon 1.35.57.714.11 95 -47 ARD Aug 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 2.13.54.75.10 40 LOST Richmond 5.68.814.1220.15 135 -95 PUN Aug 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 2.33.67.87.9 51 LOST Hawthorn 2.13.66.79.12 66 -15 ARD Sep 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 3.33.44.55.6 36 LOST South Melbourne 3.25.96.1315.19 109 -73 LAK Sep 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1930 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
8 Adamson, Jimmy 17                             6 0.4    
32 Atkins, Roy 14                             4 0.3    
5 Barker Jnr, Syd 7                             2 0.3    
27 Briggs, Teddy 2                             0 0.0    
20 Cameron, Charlie 17                             1 0.1    
Carter, Wally 4                             4 1.0    
3 Clarke, Alex 3                             0 0.0    
24 Clarke, Paul 1                             0 0.0    
3 Clarke, Ray 1                             0 0.0    
22 Clauscen, Edmund 8                             0 0.0    
16 Cooke, Ed 1                             1 1.0    
4 Credlin, Leo 1                             0 0.0    
Davidson, Harold 4                             0 0.0    
15 Dea, Tommy 10                             0 0.0    
18 Dean, Fred 5                             2 0.4    
7 Donnelly, Gerry 2                             0 0.0    
34 Donovan, Jack 6                             3 0.5    
13 Dowling, John 11                             14 1.3    
31 Dykes, George 7                             1 0.1    
9 Gregory, Johnny 18                             0 0.0    
26 Healy, Charlie 5                             0 0.0    
12 Heenan Snr, Jim 8                             1 0.1    
10 Heffernan, Neville 1                             0 0.0    
30 Holmes, Frank 3                             0 0.0    
2 Jerram, George 18                             6 0.3    
11 Kemp, Cyril 15                             2 0.1    
30 Knott, Joe 13                             0 0.0    
1 Lewis, Johnny 18                             23 1.3    
27 Mathews, Bob 17                             29 1.7    
3 McCabe Snr, Bill 6                             2 0.3    
34 McElholum, Joe 6                             2 0.3    
35 McGrath, Wal 2                             1 0.5    
Moir, Hector 3                             2 0.7    
Morley, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
14 Morrissey, Jack 9                             0 0.0    
10 O'Shea, Dick 4                             5 1.3    
4 Paul, Joe 8                             2 0.3    
21 Perrett, Rupe 5                             0 0.0    
31 Peters, Bert 12                             2 0.2    
7 Pitchford, Mac 5                             0 0.0    
20 Rutley, Fred 4                             7 1.8    
Semmel, Clarrie 4                             0 0.0    
19 Smith, Arthur 2                             0 0.0    
12 Spry, Bill 8                             0 0.0    
17 Thompson, John 9                             0 0.0    
19 Weir, Mowbray 7                             7 1.0    
25 Wells, Frank 10                             3 0.3    
Totals 342                             132 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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