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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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1951 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1951 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 0.14.34.47.6 48 LOST Collingwood 7.610.816.1520.21 141 -93 VIC Apr 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 0.54.76.108.14 62 LOST St. Kilda 2.16.29.612.9 81 -19 ARD Apr 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 0.04.84.105.13 43 LOST Footscray 6.26.39.710.9 69 -26 WES May 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 2.08.210.412.6 78 WON South Melbourne 2.35.96.169.19 73 5 ARD May 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 5.28.611.914.14 98 WON Hawthorn 0.43.103.147.18 60 38 GLE May 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 2.16.29.511.8 74 LOST Geelong 5.18.311.912.16 88 -14 ARD Jun 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 6.58.78.1012.12 84 WON Fitzroy 2.45.66.106.15 51 33 BWS Jun 11 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 1.15.28.514.9 93 WON Melbourne 1.63.83.116.12 48 45 ARD Jun 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 1.33.83.98.11 59 LOST Essendon 3.46.68.1013.13 91 -32 ARD Jun 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 1.22.53.95.10 40 LOST Carlton 3.45.610.1414.20 104 -64 PRI Jun 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 0.45.95.1111.16 82 WON Richmond 7.39.69.1111.13 79 3 PUN Jul 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 2.04.34.66.12 48 LOST Collingwood 3.43.57.88.8 56 -8 ARD Jul 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 6.48.79.810.10 70 LOST St. Kilda 4.19.311.1313.20 98 -28 JUN Jul 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 2.06.56.610.10 70 LOST Footscray 4.74.810.1511.15 81 -11 ARD Aug 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 6.18.312.815.9 99 LOST South Melbourne 5.210.711.1114.16 100 -1 LAK Aug 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 2.14.65.710.11 71 WON Hawthorn 5.36.78.98.11 59 12 ARD Aug 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 1.11.31.63.6 24 LOST Geelong 4.49.512.1013.15 93 -69 KAR Aug 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 2.35.38.811.15 81 WON Fitzroy 1.43.85.118.13 61 20 ARD Sep 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1951 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
33 Bahen, Gerry 8                             1 0.1    
25 Bourke, Bill 5                             0 0.0    
28 Brooker, Bob 13                             6 0.5    
15 Clark, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
16 Condon, Don 2                             1 0.5    
17 Cuffe, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
16 Doolan, Neil 1                             0 0.0    
2 Dynon, Kevin 16                             7 0.4    
35 Edwards, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
34 Fletcher, Ron 15                             0 0.0    
1 Foote, Les 16                             6 0.4    
13 Francis, Leo 5                             0 0.0    
4 Jarrard, Ted 8                             0 0.0    
9 Jeeves, Frank 18                             4 0.2    
26 Johnson, Percy 8                             2 0.3    
22 Kelly, Pat 18                             0 0.0    
19 Lawrence, Vic 18                             3 0.2    
25 Lineen, Jock 1                             0 0.0    
11 Malone, Jim 7                             3 0.4    
3 Marchesi, Gerald 7                             2 0.3    
31 Martyn, Bryan 3                             0 0.0    
18 McCorkell, Jock 14                             2 0.1    
20 McKenzie, Keith 16                             3 0.2    
21 McMahon, Kevin 16                             6 0.4    
12 Milroy, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
23 Mogg, Les 17                             5 0.3    
29 Parkes, Eric 12                             0 0.0    
24 Reeves, Les 16                             0 0.0    
6 Reeves, John 16                             12 0.8    
5 Robb, Tim 11                             17 1.5    
30 Shipp, Laurie 4                             0 0.0    
34 Skalberg, Oscar 6                             0 0.0    
8 Smith, Kevin 14                             27 1.9    
7 Spencer, Jock 17                             57 3.4    
Thomas, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
32 Thornton, Col 18                             8 0.4    
Totals 360                             172 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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