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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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1939 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1939 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 5.48.611.911.9 75 WON Fitzroy 1.33.75.119.12 66 9 ARD Apr 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 3.57.78.711.11 77 LOST Hawthorn 0.47.711.917.13 115 -38 GLE Apr 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 4.110.612.816.10 106 LOST Carlton 7.411.714.1617.21 123 -17 PRI May 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 1.08.210.411.8 74 LOST Melbourne 3.68.1012.1615.20 110 -36 ARD May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 5.49.812.913.11 89 LOST Richmond 2.49.1011.1616.22 118 -29 PUN May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 5.710.812.1015.11 101 WON Essendon 1.06.39.713.10 88 13 ARD May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.39.410.914.13 97 LOST Geelong 7.311.713.1017.13 115 -18 COR Jun 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 7.510.614.1016.10 106 LOST St. Kilda 3.19.310.718.12 120 -14 JUN Jun 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 3.34.78.1410.18 78 LOST Collingwood 7.18.1011.1214.21 105 -27 ARD Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 7.410.413.1115.12 102 WON Footscray 2.18.710.811.10 76 26 ARD Jun 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 8.49.611.914.12 96 WON South Melbourne 0.12.24.47.6 48 48 LAK Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 3.24.47.129.16 70 LOST Fitzroy 5.68.128.1610.20 80 -10 BWS Jul 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 2.011.712.918.11 119 WON Hawthorn 7.67.810.1511.16 82 37 ARD Jul 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 5.47.78.1010.13 73 LOST Carlton 3.25.86.1111.13 79 -6 ARD Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 2.23.27.59.6 60 LOST Melbourne 4.48.1010.1514.18 102 -42 MCG Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 3.57.79.815.11 101 LOST Richmond 6.210.315.618.8 116 -15 ARD Aug 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 4.16.49.69.7 61 LOST Essendon 2.57.1110.1414.17 101 -40 WIN Aug 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 7.58.611.1011.10 76 WON Geelong 2.07.58.89.11 65 11 ARD Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1939 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 16                             0 0.0    
27 Anderson, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
19 Baker, John 8                             0 0.0    
7 Burke, Dave 1                             0 0.0    
17 Carter, Wally 16                             2 0.1    
14 Clark, Eric 2                             1 0.5    
6 Cordner, Jock 15                             1 0.1    
30 Coward, George 2                             0 0.0    
20 Crapper, Frank 1                             2 2.0    
11 Dalley, Geoff 2                             1 0.5    
5 Dyer, Sid 18                             33 1.8    
15 Ellis, Ted 9                             3 0.3    
9 Findlay, Bill 17                             24 1.4    
1 Forbes, Keith 13                             21 1.6    
11 Green, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
10 Harrison, Jack 15                             5 0.3    
14 Jeffrey, Neil 6                             2 0.3    
16 Jones, Herb 9                             4 0.4    
22 Kemp, Don 15                             3 0.2    
18 Kennedy, George 18                             32 1.8    
4 Maltby, Arnold 2                             0 0.0    
28 McFarlane, Mick 8                             0 0.0    
3 Mitchell, Col 2                             2 1.0    
23 Montgomery, Bill 10                             0 0.0    
26 Morcom, Eddie 18                             2 0.1    
24 Murray, Sel 18                             78 4.3    
13 O'Brien, Dally 3                             0 0.0    
29 Parks, Ossy 17                             3 0.2    
2 Pierce, Charlie 1                             0 0.0    
13 Rann, Ron 5                             0 0.0    
3 Roulent, Tom 13                             2 0.2    
31 Ryan, Reg 1                             0 0.0    
12 Sitch, Roy 15                             0 0.0    
7 Skinner, Charles 14                             0 0.0    
4 Stewart, Jim 3                             2 0.7    
21 Stubbs, Frank 12                             1 0.1    
32 Turner, Allen 1                             0 0.0    
25 Tyrrell, Leo 4                             1 0.3    
2 Wells, Billy 6                             2 0.3    
Totals 342                             227 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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