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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) 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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1952 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1952 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.32.113.178.19 67 LOST Carlton 6.29.611.1113.12 90 -23 ARD Apr 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 2.35.610.913.11 89 LOST Essendon 2.25.411.814.12 96 -7 WIN Apr 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 3.44.58.811.11 77 WON Footscray 1.07.18.610.6 66 11 ARD May 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 1.49.712.916.15 111 LOST Richmond 6.38.316.1018.13 121 -10 PUN May 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 0.33.85.96.10 46 LOST Geelong 2.43.66.1111.16 82 -36 KAR May 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 1.23.84.106.13 49 LOST Melbourne 3.53.59.69.9 63 -14 ARD May 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 1.17.39.612.8 80 WON Hawthorn 1.32.55.87.8 50 30 ARD Jun 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 4.37.712.914.12 96 LOST South Melbourne 4.17.512.918.10 118 -22 ALB Jun 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 1.23.37.98.12 60 WON Collingwood 1.34.45.76.8 44 16 VIC Jun 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 1.51.78.99.10 64 WON St. Kilda 0.04.64.85.9 39 25 ARD Jun 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 3.25.45.47.4 46 LOST South Melbourne 2.25.78.1510.17 77 -31 ARD Jul 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 1.12.44.510.11 71 LOST Fitzroy 4.17.512.1013.11 89 -18 BWS Jul 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 1.12.34.55.8 38 LOST Carlton 0.51.135.215.23 53 -15 PRI Jul 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 3.33.37.107.11 53 WON Essendon 0.04.44.57.8 50 3 ARD Jul 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 2.13.55.68.9 57 WON Footscray 1.21.34.57.6 48 9 WES Aug 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 4.19.610.714.10 94 WON Richmond 2.22.37.119.12 66 28 ARD Aug 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 1.33.34.711.9 75 LOST Geelong 6.210.713.915.13 103 -28 ARD Aug 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 5.17.312.515.7 97 WON Melbourne 2.46.89.1011.16 82 15 MCG Aug 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
19 A North Melbourne 2.14.37.712.10 82 WON Hawthorn 1.23.86.108.11 59 23 GLE Aug 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1952 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
14 Alford, Noel 11                             20 1.8    
17 Aylett, Allen 18                             9 0.5    
20 Brady, John 18                             13 0.7    
28 Brooker, Bob 16                             6 0.4    
16 Corcoran, Kevin 1                             0 0.0    
12 Doolan, Neil 4                             0 0.0    
1 Dynon, Kevin 19                             11 0.6    
30 Easton, Kevin 6                             3 0.5    
35 Edwards, Jack 6                             1 0.2    
36 Fletcher, Ron 6                             0 0.0    
4 Grambeau, Mick 12                             2 0.2    
11 Hamilton, Peter 14                             0 0.0    
27 Icke, Laurie 18                             0 0.0    
2 Jarrard, Ted 12                             0 0.0    
9 Jeeves, Frank 12                             3 0.3    
26 Johnson, Percy 12                             0 0.0    
22 Kelly, Pat 15                             0 0.0    
33 Larsen, Ted 8                             0 0.0    
19 Lawrence, Vic 18                             2 0.1    
25 Lineen, Jock 3                             0 0.0    
11 Malone, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
3 Marchesi, Gerald 15                             23 1.5    
18 McCorkell, Jock 19                             0 0.0    
23 Mogg, Les 17                             16 0.9    
5 O'Halloran, Jack 15                             14 0.9    
29 Parkes, Eric 14                             0 0.0    
24 Reeves, Les 17                             0 0.0    
6 Reeves, John 19                             7 0.4    
34 Skalberg, Oscar 3                             1 0.3    
8 Smith, Kevin 9                             10 1.1    
7 Spencer, Jock 17                             51 3.0    
16 Thomas, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
32 Thornton, Col 4                             0 0.0    
Totals 380                             192 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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