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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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1941 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1941 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 3.110.711.915.18 108 WON Geelong 8.69.814.1615.17 107 1 ARD Apr 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 6.410.715.1116.12 108 LOST Essendon 1.24.511.722.13 145 -37 WIN May 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 2.37.69.614.11 95 LOST Richmond 5.28.712.1218.15 123 -28 PUN May 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 2.57.78.915.15 105 LOST Carlton 3.76.1415.1816.23 119 -14 ARD May 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 2.35.38.78.8 56 LOST Footscray 1.34.108.1314.21 105 -49 WES May 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 3.111.815.1017.12 114 WON St. Kilda 4.24.25.58.14 62 52 ARD Jun 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.35.813.1316.15 111 LOST Collingwood 5.68.1010.1417.19 121 -10 VIC Jun 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 1.24.44.56.6 42 LOST South Melbourne 2.53.96.148.16 64 -22 LAK Jun 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 2.46.610.1117.14 116 LOST Melbourne 9.213.516.820.9 129 -13 ARD Jun 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 1.05.118.1413.20 98 WON Hawthorn 4.64.65.126.14 50 48 ARD Jul 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 5.510.1114.1318.16 124 WON Fitzroy 5.19.512.1118.15 123 1 BWS Jul 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 4.47.79.914.11 95 LOST Geelong 4.45.811.1213.21 99 -4 KAR Jul 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 2.47.510.912.14 86 LOST Essendon 3.18.112.417.8 110 -24 ARD Jul 26 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 2.17.57.79.10 64 LOST Richmond 2.54.59.610.7 67 -3 ARD Aug 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 4.18.514.617.15 117 LOST Carlton 9.514.718.1525.19 169 -52 PRI Aug 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 2.07.510.915.14 104 WON Footscray 3.76.1310.1711.22 88 16 ARD Aug 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.27.615.721.10 136 WON St. Kilda 5.68.1013.1416.18 114 22 JUN Aug 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 3.34.310.412.8 80 LOST Collingwood 1.45.128.1613.20 98 -18 ARD Aug 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1941 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Abikhair, Dick 15                             0 0.0    
8 Adamson, Jimmy 11                             0 0.0    
23 Allister, Jack 12                             14 1.2    
13 Arthur, Harold 3                             0 0.0    
15 Brock, George 4                             3 0.8    
12 Casey, Vin 1                             0 0.0    
16 Chirgwin, Dick 3                             0 0.0    
6 Cordner, Jock 4                             0 0.0    
2 Coward, George 2                             0 0.0    
25 Crosbie, Les 11                             0 0.0    
20 Dunn, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
5 Dyer, Sid 18                             37 2.1    
9 Findlay, Bill 18                             49 2.7    
19 Foote, Les 3                             0 0.0    
30 Geary, Brian 11                             1 0.1    
Gerrand Snr, Bill 2                             1 0.5    
11 Green, Harry 7                             1 0.1    
10 Harrison, Jack 13                             1 0.1    
2 Howell, Ron 8                             1 0.1    
12 Jackson, Syd 3                             0 0.0    
16 Jones, Herb 1                             0 0.0    
22 Kemp, Don 8                             2 0.3    
18 Kennedy, George 18                             37 2.1    
23 Matthews, Jack 3                             1 0.3    
14 McCorkell, Jock 17                             1 0.1    
23 Montgomery, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
26 Murray, Sel 17                             88 5.2    
28 O'Brien, Dally 7                             2 0.3    
29 Parks, Ossy 14                             0 0.0    
27 Reid, Jim 10                             2 0.2    
3 Roulent, Tom 17                             0 0.0    
15 Ryan, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
31 Sharp, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
7 Skinner, Charles 15                             0 0.0    
2 Slater, Syd 2                             0 0.0    
21 Spratling, Col 7                             3 0.4    
4 Stewart, Jim 16                             7 0.4    
4 Stewart, Alec 1                             0 0.0    
17 Stubbs, Frank 12                             2 0.2    
24 Willis, Geoff 14                             2 0.1    
25 Wynd, Ray 2                             0 0.0    
Totals 342                             255 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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