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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) 1925–2023

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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1946 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1946 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 4.510.1512.1719.23 137 WON St. Kilda 6.38.312.612.6 78 59 ARD Apr 22 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 4.410.913.1119.19 133 WON Richmond 4.69.913.1415.15 105 28 PUN Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 3.35.77.1010.14 74 LOST Collingwood 4.17.79.1112.12 84 -10 ARD May 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 4.311.914.1019.12 126 WON Geelong 4.56.810.1511.18 84 42 KAR May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 1.37.68.89.11 65 LOST Carlton 2.55.78.1011.15 81 -16 PRI May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 1.11.63.65.13 43 LOST Essendon 4.77.1010.1411.17 83 -40 ARD May 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 4.35.57.610.10 70 LOST South Melbourne 3.46.109.1410.16 76 -6 JUN Jun 1 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 0.05.25.29.2 56 WON Melbourne 1.21.53.83.9 27 29 ARD Jun 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 3.26.810.814.13 97 LOST Hawthorn 7.39.715.1417.20 122 -25 GLE Jun 17 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.29.311.415.8 98 WON Fitzroy 4.35.710.1013.10 88 10 ARD Jun 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 1.16.67.99.12 66 LOST Footscray 7.38.513.718.9 117 -51 WES Jul 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 3.38.510.712.11 83 WON St. Kilda 1.35.59.1210.14 74 9 JUN Jul 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 2.44.44.76.11 47 LOST Richmond 0.14.37.411.9 75 -28 ARD Jul 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 1.24.46.89.16 70 LOST Collingwood 5.89.1116.1517.19 121 -51 VIC Jul 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 1.17.58.715.10 100 WON Geelong 4.34.45.96.12 48 52 ARD Aug 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 2.07.68.613.9 87 WON Carlton 1.132.139.1610.18 78 9 ARD Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.33.84.94.10 34 LOST Essendon 1.26.710.1018.14 122 -88 WIN Aug 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 2.03.24.511.8 74 LOST South Melbourne 1.1010.1113.1615.19 109 -35 ARD Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
19 A North Melbourne 1.07.58.811.10 76 LOST Melbourne 5.48.513.717.11 113 -37 MCG Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1946 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Allan, Ron 1                             0 0.0    
7 Atkinson, Ted 3                             0 0.0    
11 Bennett, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
7 Bourke, Ted 4                             0 0.0    
33 Clark, Milton 2                             0 0.0    
15 Clay, Alf 10                             1 0.1    
16 Condon, Don 19                             34 1.8    
1 Connellan, Frank 12                             6 0.5    
34 Crane, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
4 Crump, Alf 17                             22 1.3    
14 Drummond, Bob 5                             0 0.0    
5 Dyer, Sid 18                             55 3.1    
24 Dynon, Kevin 6                             1 0.2    
21 Fairweather, Fred 18                             2 0.1    
9 Flynn, Dick 1                             0 0.0    
17 Foote, Les 16                             12 0.8    
31 Francis, Leo 11                             4 0.4    
1 Gill, Pat 2                             0 0.0    
6 Green, Harry 8                             5 0.6    
10 Harrison, Jack 12                             1 0.1    
29 Hayes, Tom 2                             0 0.0    
32 Huggard, Jackie 7                             3 0.4    
19 Jarrard, Ted 9                             0 0.0    
2 Kemp, Don 4                             0 0.0    
3 Kennedy, George 6                             21 3.5    
Kirby, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
33 Larsen, Ted 8                             0 0.0    
32 Long, Teddy 2                             1 0.5    
6 Maas, Allan 5                             0 0.0    
29 Malone, Joe 7                             1 0.1    
11 Malone, Jim 18                             7 0.4    
12 McCorkell, Jock 8                             2 0.3    
20 McKenzie, Keith 16                             1 0.1    
33 McMaster, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
26 Molloy, Dick 10                             0 0.0    
Moran, Ron 1                             0 0.0    
Norris, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
28 O'Brien, Dally 15                             17 1.1    
30 Patterson, Jim 9                             8 0.9    
32 Perry, Wally 2                             0 0.0    
Pullen, Mick 3                             0 0.0    
35 Quinn, Roy 12                             1 0.1    
27 Radloff, Stan 14                             1 0.1    
25 Reeves, Les 7                             1 0.1    
9 Ryan, Reg 13                             0 0.0    
26 Sexton, Jack 4                             1 0.3    
Steane, Frank 1                             3 3.0    
Stephens, Frank 2                             7 3.5    
36 Stubbs, Frank 7                             1 0.1    
24 Turner, Ted 13                             0 0.0    
Totals 380                             219 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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