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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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1943 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1943 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 2.33.56.107.12 54 LOST Collingwood 1.33.133.186.22 58 -4 VIC May 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 1.12.104.128.14 62 DRAW St. Kilda 1.92.97.138.14 62 0 ARD May 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 0.04.45.69.11 65 LOST Essendon 3.53.76.1111.12 78 -13 WIN May 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 5.77.713.815.14 104 WON Melbourne 1.36.57.810.11 71 33 ARD May 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 1.14.48.910.13 73 LOST Fitzroy 7.412.716.923.12 150 -77 BWS Jun 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 5.19.511.614.7 91 WON South Melbourne 5.66.98.1512.18 90 1 ARD Jun 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 4.27.811.1413.17 95 LOST Hawthorn 5.311.615.920.16 136 -41 GLE Jun 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 0.14.16.19.2 56 LOST Richmond 5.27.510.713.7 85 -29 ARD Jul 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 5.57.810.1212.14 86 WON Footscray 1.34.115.149.23 77 9 WES Jul 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 4.64.611.1012.10 82 WON Carlton 1.07.47.411.12 78 4 ARD Jul 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 3.15.46.46.6 42 LOST South Melbourne 5.18.412.914.11 95 -53 PRI Jul 31 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 1.03.16.57.8 50 LOST Collingwood 2.78.1510.2214.24 108 -58 VIC Aug 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 1.05.66.67.11 53 LOST Footscray 6.47.67.99.10 64 -11 ARD Aug 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 0.03.26.47.5 47 LOST Carlton 5.68.169.2015.23 113 -66 PRI Aug 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.34.96.118.11 59 WON Hawthorn 0.40.86.87.16 58 1 ARD Aug 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1943 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 9                             0 0.0    
8 Allister, Jack 11                             2 0.2    
14 Attenborough, Stan 4                             0 0.0    
7 Bennett, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
13 Boldiston, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
21 Bretherton, Basil 4                             0 0.0    
20 Casey, Vin 2                             2 1.0    
16 Chalmers, Harry 10                             0 0.0    
13 Chirgwin, Dick 2                             0 0.0    
19 Cooper, Ron 2                             1 0.5    
25 Crawford, Alan 12                             0 0.0    
22 Crosbie, Les 5                             1 0.2    
36 Cross, Vince 1                             0 0.0    
4 Crump, Alf 14                             8 0.6    
14 Day, Dick 2                             0 0.0    
11 Dobson, Lance 12                             2 0.2    
6 Dunstone, Phil 8                             9 1.1    
5 Dyer, Sid 15                             26 1.7    
2 Dynon, Kevin 10                             2 0.2    
9 Findlay, Bill 15                             43 2.9    
19 Foote, Les 1                             1 1.0    
7 Garlick Jnr, George 2                             0 0.0    
18 Hacker, Alf 13                             0 0.0    
10 Harrison, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
15 Jones, Herb 15                             0 0.0    
12 Kemp, Don 14                             1 0.1    
3 McGain, Syd 6                             0 0.0    
30 Moran, Jack 13                             0 0.0    
26 Murray, Sel 12                             41 3.4    
28 O'Brien, Dally 12                             1 0.1    
10 Patterson, Jim 3                             0 0.0    
Pullen, Mick 1                             1 1.0    
23 Slater, Syd 9                             1 0.1    
29 Smith, Ron 11                             1 0.1    
17 Spratling, Col 3                             1 0.3    
Wellington, Ted 1                             0 0.0    
2 Wells, Billy 1                             0 0.0    
19 Williams, Alby 3                             0 0.0    
24 Willis, Geoff 11                             0 0.0    
Totals 285                             144 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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