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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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1937 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1937 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 1.75.125.199.22 76 LOST Hawthorn 3.13.56.711.12 78 -2 ARD Apr 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 2.13.29.510.7 67 WON Fitzroy 0.13.65.99.11 65 2 BWS May 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 1.52.62.163.16 34 LOST Collingwood 2.34.66.109.14 68 -34 ARD May 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 5.35.38.810.14 74 WON Carlton 2.25.58.610.12 72 2 PRI May 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 1.08.29.314.4 88 LOST Footscray 7.99.1013.2018.23 131 -43 WES May 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 4.65.812.813.8 86 LOST St. Kilda 2.28.89.815.13 103 -17 ARD May 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.43.54.95.14 44 LOST Melbourne 5.312.717.1325.16 166 -122 MCG Jun 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.44.47.510.10 70 LOST South Melbourne 2.37.1011.1216.18 114 -44 LAK Jun 14 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 4.37.89.912.16 88 WON Richmond 2.24.510.1011.11 77 11 ARD Jun 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 1.62.63.104.14 38 LOST Geelong 2.37.1310.1518.16 124 -86 COR Jun 26 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 3.34.58.1111.11 77 LOST Essendon 2.35.109.1311.22 88 -11 ARD Jul 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 2.22.73.116.15 51 LOST Hawthorn 2.35.86.119.15 69 -18 GLE Jul 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 1.12.82.95.17 47 LOST Fitzroy 2.44.59.129.14 68 -21 ARD Jul 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 3.35.57.77.9 51 LOST Collingwood 7.511.918.1224.20 164 -113 VIC Jul 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 4.55.59.1010.11 71 LOST Carlton 3.29.311.414.8 92 -21 ARD Jul 31 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 2.64.115.168.16 64 LOST Footscray 4.37.89.813.13 91 -27 ARD Aug 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 4.35.510.511.5 71 LOST St. Kilda 3.39.913.1222.19 151 -80 JUN Aug 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 3.43.69.1013.13 91 LOST Melbourne 1.35.610.1219.16 130 -39 ARD Aug 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1937 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 6.0         3 3.0         2 2 0 0.0 0 0
10 Anderson, Stewart 11 15 15.0         7 7.0         5 1 18 1.6 0 108
27 Anderson, Jack 13 6 6.0         1 1.0         2 5 2 0.2 0 12
11 Bicknell, Jim 15                             1 0.1    
7 Burke, Dave 3                             1 0.3    
17 Carter, Wally 16                             1 0.1    
19 Cassidy, Dudley 4                             4 1.0    
6 Cordner, Jock 17 15 15.0         2 2.0         6 2 2 0.1 0 12
30 Crapper, Frank 2                             9 4.5    
13 Crawford, Alan 5 16 16.0         7 7.0         2 1 7 1.4 1 43
18 Deller, Roy 14                             3 0.2    
5 Dyer, Sid 3                             2 0.7    
15 Ellis, Ted 11                             3 0.3    
12 Farmer, Horrie 2                             3 1.5    
11 Findlay, Bill 11                             16 1.5    
14 Gaudion, Charlie 4                             1 0.3    
Green, Harry 1                             2 2.0    
Gregory, Bruce 1                             0 0.0    
7 Guthrie, Bernie 2                             3 1.5    
Hough, Cliff 1                             0 0.0    
20 Johnson, Lloyd 10 13 13.0         2 2.0         3 0 12 1.2 0 72
18 Jones, Herb 3                             0 0.0    
21 Kemp, Don 16 16 16.0         4 4.0         4 3 4 0.3 2 26
31 Kennedy, George 1                             0 0.0    
24 Lyons, Roy 6                             5 0.8    
12 McFarlane, Mick 10 11 11.0         3 3.0         2 1 0 0.0 0 0
22 McLeod, Ron 15 23 23.0         7 7.0         4 5 4 0.3 1 25
15 Mitchell, Col 5 20 20.0         5 5.0         8 6 8 1.6 0 48
23 Montgomery, Bill 15 13 13.0         0 0.0         6 2 0 0.0 0 0
26 Morcom, Eddie 18 11 11.0         0 0.0         0 1 8 0.4 0 48
29 Murray, Sel 5 12 12.0         7 7.0         2 3 14 2.8 2 86
34 Penney, Frank 9 11 11.0         3 3.0         3 4 7 0.8 2 44
28 Rogers, Joe 15 14 14.0         4 4.0         3 3 1 0.1 2 8
14 Sitch, Roy 7 13 13.0         3 3.0         2 0 0 0.0 0 0
16 Skinner, Charles 9                             1 0.1    
29 Smith, Len 3                             1 0.3    
4 Smith, Jack 15 17 17.0         7 7.0         4 2 3 0.2 1 19
30 Steigenberger, Jim 1                             2 2.0    
31 Stubbs, Frank 13 10 10.0         4 4.0         2 3 6 0.5 2 38
25 Tyrrell, Leo 4                             4 1.0    
32 Whittam, Ben 9 10 10.0         2 2.0         3 2 3 0.3 2 20
Totals 342                             161 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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