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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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1942 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1942 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 7.513.915.1318.19 127 WON Hawthorn 3.29.710.1213.15 93 34 GLE May 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 4.35.510.914.10 94 LOST Fitzroy 2.35.910.1117.13 115 -21 ARD May 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 5.28.68.612.8 80 WON South Melbourne 2.53.96.148.17 65 15 ARD May 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 3.44.76.129.15 69 LOST Essendon 4.28.910.1515.19 109 -40 WIN Jun 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 1.57.69.613.13 91 LOST Carlton 6.310.616.1120.18 138 -47 PRI Jun 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 3.15.77.811.10 76 LOST Melbourne 3.57.69.1112.11 83 -7 ARD Jun 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 0.23.66.69.8 62 LOST Footscray 7.512.716.1317.16 118 -56 ARD Jun 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 4.46.58.1011.11 77 LOST Richmond 3.25.77.1111.14 80 -3 PUN Jul 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 2.47.613.817.8 110 WON Collingwood 1.56.910.1311.16 82 28 ARD Jul 11 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 4.55.59.89.8 62 LOST St. Kilda 1.18.611.621.9 135 -73 TOO Jul 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 0.23.57.59.10 64 WON Hawthorn 2.54.65.126.16 52 12 ARD Jul 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 0.24.58.810.8 68 LOST Fitzroy 5.312.712.920.14 134 -66 BWS Aug 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 4.08.411.612.15 87 LOST South Melbourne 8.511.719.1122.13 145 -58 PRI Aug 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 0.12.43.55.8 38 LOST Essendon 3.45.76.108.16 64 -26 ARD Aug 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1942 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 12                             0 0.0    
8 Allister, Jack 14                             29 2.1    
Anderson, Frank 7                             5 0.7    
Bamford, Ray 2                             0 0.0    
11 Bennett, Jack 3                             1 0.3    
7 Blades, Lawrie 2                             0 0.0    
20 Casey, Vin 2                             0 0.0    
19 Chirgwin, Dick 10                             2 0.2    
12 Crosbie, Les 12                             0 0.0    
33 Crump, Alf 6                             0 0.0    
5 Dyer, Sid 2                             5 2.5    
9 Findlay, Bill 11                             30 2.7    
17 Foden, Joe 3                             0 0.0    
30 Foote, Les 12                             2 0.2    
Green, Gordon 1                             0 0.0    
11 Green, Harry 5                             1 0.2    
22 Hamilton, Arch 1                             0 0.0    
10 Harrison, Jack 8                             0 0.0    
27 Hogan, Vin 6                             0 0.0    
2 Howell, Ron 1                             1 1.0    
25 Hurley, Kevin 2                             1 0.5    
35 Jackson, Syd 1                             0 0.0    
15 Jones, Herb 13                             0 0.0    
2 Kearney, Dan 3                             0 0.0    
31 Kemp, Don 11                             0 0.0    
18 Kennedy, George 3                             7 2.3    
19 Lander, John 2                             2 1.0    
3 Long, Teddy 8                             6 0.8    
14 McCorkell, Jock 11                             0 0.0    
25 McTaggart, Ian 4                             5 1.3    
20 Miller, Keith 7                             0 0.0    
32 Montgomery, Allan 3                             0 0.0    
22 Montgomery, Bill 4                             3 0.8    
26 Murray, Sel 13                             42 3.2    
28 O'Brien, Dally 13                             5 0.4    
21 Parks, Ossy 8                             0 0.0    
36 Peterson, Charlie 1                             2 2.0    
33 Reid, Jim 2                             1 0.5    
25 Sharp, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
7 Skinner, Charles 4                             1 0.3    
23 Slater, Syd 14                             7 0.5    
34 Smith, Ron 12                             0 0.0    
3 Stewart, Alec 2                             1 0.5    
24 Willis, Geoff 4                             0 0.0    
Totals 266                             159 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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