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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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1949 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1949 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 3.55.99.1310.17 77 LOST Collingwood 1.28.612.719.13 127 -50 VIC Apr 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 1.32.85.117.14 56 LOST Essendon 3.35.67.1010.15 75 -19 ARD Apr 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 2.28.59.614.8 92 WON Richmond 3.33.38.49.5 59 33 ARD Apr 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 1.06.36.312.3 75 WON Footscray 2.52.64.114.15 39 36 WES May 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 3.45.76.96.12 48 WON Melbourne 2.23.73.125.16 46 2 MCG May 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 1.36.137.1713.23 101 WON Hawthorn 5.45.510.712.7 79 22 ARD May 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 1.13.75.78.13 61 WON Geelong 3.53.57.78.7 55 6 ARD May 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 5.15.47.610.7 67 LOST Carlton 4.37.812.1114.13 97 -30 PRI Jun 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 4.46.59.1011.12 78 WON St. Kilda 0.24.25.37.7 49 29 ARD Jun 13 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 5.510.1214.1618.25 133 WON South Melbourne 3.23.54.86.9 45 88 ARD Jun 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 3.26.49.912.9 81 WON Fitzroy 2.45.78.910.12 72 9 BWS Jul 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 1.15.56.68.6 54 WON Collingwood 1.43.54.124.13 37 17 ARD Jul 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 2.12.36.76.13 49 LOST Essendon 4.55.105.178.22 70 -21 WIN Jul 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 5.68.714.917.11 113 WON Richmond 1.36.127.188.24 72 41 PUN Jul 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 3.84.88.138.14 62 WON Footscray 0.07.27.58.11 59 3 ARD Jul 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.12.45.79.10 64 WON Melbourne 2.44.76.98.10 58 6 ARD Aug 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 5.36.68.119.16 70 LOST Hawthorn 5.29.411.613.10 88 -18 GLE Aug 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 1.52.810.1111.16 82 WON Geelong 2.15.85.117.14 56 26 KAR Aug 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 3.35.1211.1415.18 108 WON Carlton 4.25.35.67.10 52 56 ARD Aug 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF A North Melbourne 2.37.311.414.7 91 LOST Carlton 3.55.99.1015.13 103 -12 MCG Sep 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A North Melbourne 2.14.17.49.7 61 LOST Essendon 3.26.88.1011.12 78 -17 MCG Sep 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1949 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
23 Allan, Ron 1                             0 0.0    
17 Baglin, Lindsay 5                             2 0.4    
15 Bradford, Jim 9                             8 0.9    
28 Brooker, Bob 4                             5 1.3    
16 Condon, Don 21                             49 2.3    
12 Crawford, Alan 5                             0 0.0    
2 Dynon, Kevin 17                             18 1.1    
36 Eliason, Roy 3                             0 0.0    
1 Foote, Les 18                             21 1.2    
13 Francis, Leo 13                             1 0.1    
27 Hedley, Jack 10                             3 0.3    
4 Jarrard, Ted 17                             2 0.1    
9 Jeeves, Frank 12                             7 0.6    
19 Johnson, Doug 4                             0 0.0    
22 Kelly, Pat 15                             2 0.1    
14 Kokkin, George 8                             0 0.0    
33 Larsen, Ted 7                             0 0.0    
28 Lawrence, Vic 8                             0 0.0    
25 Lineen, Jock 20                             0 0.0    
11 Malone, Jim 14                             2 0.1    
3 Marchesi, Gerald 18                             8 0.4    
18 McCorkell, Jock 20                             0 0.0    
20 McKenzie, Keith 19                             1 0.1    
15 McMahon, Kevin 1                             0 0.0    
23 Mogg, Les 4                             1 0.3    
28 O'Brien, Dally 1                             2 2.0    
26 O'Rourke, Ernie 9                             6 0.7    
29 Parkes, Eric 12                             0 0.0    
10 Radloff, Stan 19                             3 0.2    
6 Reeves, John 20                             6 0.3    
24 Reeves, Les 17                             0 0.0    
5 Robb, Tim 10                             13 1.3    
35 Ryan, Reg 17                             0 0.0    
30 Shipp, Laurie 20                             2 0.1    
7 Spencer, Jock 20                             65 3.3    
32 Thornton, Col 2                             0 0.0    
Totals 420                             227 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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