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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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1945 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1945 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 4.16.47.510.10 70 LOST Collingwood 2.45.510.713.13 91 -21 VIC Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 0.24.74.127.18 60 LOST Richmond 4.46.67.158.17 65 -5 ARD Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 1.26.79.814.15 99 WON Geelong 3.76.87.1110.15 75 24 ARD May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 1.17.58.514.8 92 WON Footscray 7.47.710.1211.13 79 13 WES May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 6.48.410.1013.14 92 WON Fitzroy 4.37.79.811.10 76 16 BWS May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 3.36.57.79.12 66 WON South Melbourne 1.32.56.88.10 58 8 ARD May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.39.413.818.11 119 WON Melbourne 4.24.47.910.12 72 47 PUN Jun 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 2.25.49.516.10 106 WON Hawthorn 1.54.66.710.8 68 38 ARD Jun 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 3.67.810.1218.14 122 WON Essendon 5.610.1010.1612.20 92 30 WIN Jun 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.05.105.137.17 59 LOST Carlton 3.36.59.1112.12 84 -25 ARD Jun 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 1.24.96.136.21 57 WON St. Kilda 2.63.96.136.15 51 6 JUN Jun 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 2.45.59.911.11 77 LOST Collingwood 4.28.211.213.5 83 -6 ARD Jul 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 7.311.512.715.9 99 LOST Richmond 3.710.815.1018.10 118 -19 PUN Jul 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 0.73.128.1513.19 97 WON Geelong 4.18.59.69.9 63 34 KAR Jul 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 2.44.59.711.7 73 WON Footscray 2.16.37.38.6 54 19 ARD Jul 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 3.35.57.512.6 78 WON Fitzroy 1.12.34.74.9 33 45 ARD Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 0.55.117.1510.16 76 LOST South Melbourne 5.29.216.621.8 134 -58 JUN Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 0.23.104.1111.17 83 WON Melbourne 2.44.57.98.10 58 25 ARD Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
19 A North Melbourne 0.13.65.910.10 70 LOST Hawthorn 4.25.27.711.11 77 -7 GLE Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 4.57.910.1214.17 101 WON Essendon 1.34.710.1413.17 95 6 ARD Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF A North Melbourne 0.41.122.138.20 68 LOST Carlton 5.38.413.714.10 94 -26 PRI Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1945 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                             2 0.2    
8 Allister, Jack 5                             0 0.0    
2 Arthur, Harold 4                             0 0.0    
31 Bennett, Jack 5                             0 0.0    
7 Bogie, Cam 15                             1 0.1    
15 Clay, Alf 10                             12 1.2    
16 Condon, Don 21                             27 1.3    
18 Crane, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
34 Crane, Jack 17                             0 0.0    
12 Crawford, Alan 19                             13 0.7    
36 Cross, Vince 1                             0 0.0    
4 Crump, Alf 17                             22 1.3    
10 Dalton, Pat 1                             0 0.0    
33 Doherty, Jack 14                             0 0.0    
5 Dyer, Sid 20                             42 2.1    
24 Dynon, Kevin 2                             0 0.0    
27 Evans, Alfie 3                             0 0.0    
21 Fairweather, Fred 21                             7 0.3    
9 Findlay, Bill 20                             49 2.5    
18 Foote, Les 21                             18 0.9    
31 Francis, Leo 7                             2 0.3    
6 Hager, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
10 Harrison, Jack 6                             0 0.0    
24 Hunter, Jack 2                             1 0.5    
19 Jarrard, Ted 17                             8 0.5    
22 Kelly, Pat 2                             0 0.0    
11 Malone, Jim 16                             3 0.2    
25 McGain, Syd 6                             0 0.0    
20 McKenzie, Keith 16                             1 0.1    
30 Moran, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
26 Morcom, Eddie 20                             3 0.2    
28 O'Brien, Dally 21                             7 0.3    
35 Quinn, Roy 7                             4 0.6    
3 Roulent, Tom 20                             7 0.4    
23 Slater, Syd 6                             16 2.7    
36 Stubbs, Frank 4                             2 0.5    
32 Thomas, Ted 3                             0 0.0    
23 Turner, Ted 2                             0 0.0    
29 Wood, Herbie 5                             0 0.0    
Totals 399                             247 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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