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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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1933 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1933 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.44.59.711.13 79 DRAW Fitzroy 1.44.88.1011.13 79 0 ARD Apr 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 1.55.77.129.12 66 LOST Richmond 6.512.520.824.16 160 -94 PUN May 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 1.53.117.1310.15 75 WON Hawthorn 2.15.17.310.7 67 8 ARD May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 2.76.1011.1211.12 78 LOST Geelong 3.210.813.1017.20 122 -44 COR May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 3.56.107.1311.17 83 LOST St. Kilda 4.47.109.1713.19 97 -14 JUN May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 5.55.713.1117.11 113 WON Collingwood 3.35.69.1014.13 97 16 ARD Jun 5 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 2.26.29.811.12 78 WON Footscray 2.46.86.118.14 62 16 ARD Jun 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 4.37.412.514.9 93 WON Melbourne 3.44.66.89.15 69 24 MCG Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 1.12.62.116.17 53 LOST Carlton 6.67.99.1411.14 80 -27 ARD Jun 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 5.611.814.1615.18 108 WON Essendon 3.54.76.119.21 75 33 WIN Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 5.36.710.1113.12 90 LOST South Melbourne 4.17.412.515.13 103 -13 ARD Jul 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 2.15.47.711.9 75 LOST Fitzroy 3.57.1013.1517.16 118 -43 BWS Jul 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 6.56.57.68.8 56 LOST Richmond 2.19.614.1020.11 131 -75 ARD Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 3.35.78.1110.14 74 WON Hawthorn 2.05.36.59.8 62 12 GLE Jul 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 0.11.28.79.7 61 LOST Geelong 5.19.510.715.10 100 -39 ARD Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 3.88.1012.1115.17 107 WON St. Kilda 2.33.78.1010.12 72 35 ARD Aug 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.16.513.1017.19 121 LOST Collingwood 5.310.818.1125.15 165 -44 VIC Aug 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 1.23.84.116.17 53 LOST Footscray 5.56.87.147.16 58 -5 WES Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1933 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 14 14.0         4 4.0         2 5 1 0.1 0 6
16 Allen, Les 15 12 12.0         2 2.0         2 6 44 2.9 1 265
4 Baker, Selwyn 9                             10 1.1    
5 Barker Jnr, Syd 10 7 7.0         1 1.0         1 2 0 0.0 0 0
2 Bicknell, Jim 16 17 17.0         4 4.0         5 3 6 0.4 0 36
Bolwell, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
20 Cameron, Charlie 17 17 17.0         5 5.0         4 2 5 0.3 0 30
17 Carter, Wally 13 26 26.0         9 9.0         6 1 1 0.1 0 6
47 Clarke, Alex 10 6 6.0         1 1.0         1 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Clarke, Bert 4                             2 0.5    
28 Cusack, Ted 2                             0 0.0    
38 Diprose, Jack 7 0 0.0         0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0 0 0
19 Dunne, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
25 Edwards, Johnny 4                             0 0.0    
31 Ellis, Ted 7                             10 1.4    
30 Fitzmaurice, Tom 16 10 10.0         3 3.0         3 4 60 3.8 1 361
21 Fox, Geoff 1                             0 0.0    
14 Gaudion, Charlie 16 8 8.0         0 0.0         3 3 1 0.1 0 6
22 Gaudion, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
9 Gregory, Johnny 16 22 22.0         3 3.0         5 3 1 0.1 0 6
23 Haskett, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
13 Huggins, Neville 17 20 20.0         6 6.0         0 0 4 0.2 0 24
10 Johnson, Len 5                             3 0.6    
6 Leather, Tom 5                             2 0.4    
1 Lewis, Johnny 17 15 15.0         6 6.0         3 2 6 0.4 0 36
26 Llewellyn, Ted 15 17 17.0         7 7.0         4 5 5 0.3 0 30
18 Lynch, Jack 15 15 15.0         2 2.0         2 1 0 0.0 0 0
27 Mathews, Bob 13                             3 0.2    
38 May, Dick 2                             1 0.5    
10 Pearce, Frank 4                             0 0.0    
28 Pope, Roy 9 8 8.0         0 0.0         1 2 4 0.4 1 25
7 Skinner, Charles 5                             0 0.0    
12 Smith, Jack 9 19 19.0         5 5.0         4 2 6 0.7 0 36
35 Taylor, Dick 17 16 16.0         3 3.0         4 5 15 0.9 2 92
2 Tyrrell, Leo 1                             0 0.0    
22 Wallace, Trevor 5                             0 0.0    
2 Whittam, Ben 4                             2 0.5    
29 Wintle, Ted 1                             0 0.0    
3 Wrout, Jack 12 23 23.0         8 8.0         2 3 12 1.0 5 77
Totals 342                             204 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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