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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) 1925–2023

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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1936 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1936 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 3.24.28.411.4 70 LOST Essendon 4.49.513.917.15 117 -47 WIN May 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 2.72.76.129.14 68 LOST Geelong 0.16.67.811.8 74 -6 ARD May 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 0.40.72.156.17 53 LOST Richmond 1.57.119.1313.14 92 -39 PUN May 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 2.34.65.157.18 60 LOST South Melbourne 3.710.1312.1618.21 129 -69 ARD May 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 2.16.57.711.9 75 LOST Melbourne 4.78.915.1317.20 122 -47 ARD May 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 2.85.108.1714.24 108 LOST St. Kilda 3.511.1118.1122.15 147 -39 JUN Jun 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 1.44.95.1312.19 91 WON Footscray 5.27.313.613.7 85 6 ARD Jun 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 5.37.48.613.8 86 WON Carlton 1.04.38.129.13 67 19 ARD Jun 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 0.32.67.78.7 55 LOST Collingwood 4.210.713.1517.19 121 -66 VIC Jun 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 0.50.54.99.11 65 WON Fitzroy 2.33.83.103.12 30 35 ARD Jul 11 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 2.34.56.97.11 53 LOST Hawthorn 2.33.114.128.19 67 -14 GLE Jul 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 3.54.66.106.14 50 LOST Essendon 1.26.59.710.10 70 -20 ARD Jul 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 3.46.69.612.8 80 LOST Geelong 3.47.1112.1417.20 122 -42 COR Aug 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 1.16.57.511.7 73 WON Richmond 4.25.49.109.11 65 8 ARD Aug 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 3.17.28.69.9 63 LOST South Melbourne 2.52.115.138.16 64 -1 LAK Aug 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 2.64.115.145.15 45 LOST Melbourne 2.08.410.1014.23 107 -62 MCG Aug 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 4.19.411.515.7 97 LOST St. Kilda 4.105.1213.1715.18 108 -11 ARD Aug 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 2.17.68.712.10 82 LOST Footscray 3.45.512.814.8 92 -10 WES Sep 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1936 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 34 17.0         8 4.0         11 2 0 0.0 0 0
27 Anderson, Jack 14 10 10.0         0 0.0         1 2 0 0.0 0 0
4 Bartling, Charlie 1                             0 0.0    
11 Bicknell, Jim 17 24 12.0         4 2.0         6 3 0 0.0 0 0
5 Brooker, Tom 2                             2 1.0    
7 Burke, Dave 16 33 16.5         19 9.5         3 3 7 0.4 2 44
17 Carter, Wally 14 40 20.0         8 4.0         16 3 0 0.0 0 0
19 Cassidy, Dudley 15 16 8.0         6 3.0         4 0 48 3.2 4 292
6 Cordner, Jock 18 31 15.5         11 5.5         6 1 1 0.1 0 6
18 Crapper, Frank 13 25 12.5         10 5.0         6 3 29 2.2 6 180
Crawford, Alan 1                             0 0.0    
9 Deller, Roy 11 18 18.0         12 12.0         2 4 3 0.3 2 20
21 Dixon, Colin 5                             0 0.0    
10 Duncan, Arthur 3                             1 0.3    
15 Ellis, Ted 14 12 12.0         4 4.0         1 2 16 1.1 4 100
12 Farmer, Horrie 17 33 16.5         7 3.5         5 2 20 1.2 1 121
11 Findlay, Bill 9 25 25.0         4 4.0         6 1 10 1.1 7 67
14 Gaudion, Charlie 15 20 10.0         2 1.0         5 4 1 0.1 0 6
1 Guthrie, Bernie 14 2 2.0         0 0.0         1 1 6 0.4 0 36
30 Hacker, Alf 2                             0 0.0    
20 Johnson, Lloyd 5                             5 1.0    
24 Jones, Bill 2                             1 0.5    
24 Jones, Garmah 1                             0 0.0    
24 Jones, Herb 6 12 12.0         2 2.0         5 5 0 0.0 0 0
26 Kemp, Don 12 29 14.5         8 4.0         4 6 0 0.0 0 0
22 McLeod, Ron 10 40 20.0         8 4.0         7 5 8 0.8 0 48
23 Montgomery, Bill 11 20 20.0         6 6.0         3 2 0 0.0 0 0
24 Neenan, Frank 5 4 4.0         0 0.0         0 3 2 0.4 0 12
31 Reilly, Beres 1                             0 0.0    
32 Rogers, Joe 2                             0 0.0    
28 Sitch, Roy 13 15 15.0         4 4.0         0 2 2 0.2 0 12
16 Skinner, Charles 17 38 19.0         3 1.5         15 7 2 0.1 1 13
4 Smith, Jack 6 18 18.0         5 5.0         3 3 0 0.0 0 0
10 Smith, Len 10 30 15.0         3 1.5         9 7 3 0.3 0 18
33 Steigenberger, Jim 8 15 15.0         5 5.0         1 1 1 0.1 0 6
29 Taylor, Reg 3                             0 0.0    
25 Tyrrell, Leo 6 9 9.0         1 1.0         0 1 2 0.3 2 14
3 Wrout, Jack 6                             7 1.2    
Totals 342                             177 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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