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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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1958 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1958 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 1.12.33.65.9 39 LOST Fitzroy 6.412.1118.1523.21 159 -120 ARD Apr 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 5.16.410.511.7 73 WON Carlton 1.45.87.119.13 67 6 PRI Apr 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 1.32.45.57.9 51 LOST Melbourne 5.48.1010.1712.18 90 -39 ARD Apr 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 3.05.16.46.4 40 LOST Footscray 0.02.63.67.12 54 -14 WES May 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 2.14.35.39.4 58 LOST Hawthorn 3.47.711.1317.18 120 -62 GLE May 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 5.75.79.109.10 64 WON Essendon 0.04.75.87.13 55 9 ARD May 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 4.54.59.89.8 62 WON Collingwood 1.23.54.87.17 59 3 ARD May 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.510.1112.1514.18 102 WON Geelong 2.33.44.104.11 35 67 KAR May 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 3.47.811.1014.10 94 WON Richmond 3.36.78.712.11 83 11 PUN Jun 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.79.1111.1312.15 87 WON South Melbourne 2.04.47.58.9 57 30 ARD Jun 16 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 4.44.48.108.12 60 WON St. Kilda 1.13.13.25.5 35 25 ARD Jun 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 3.64.106.117.16 58 LOST Fitzroy 4.36.511.1112.17 89 -31 BWS Jun 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 1.26.47.98.9 57 WON Carlton 0.22.44.66.9 45 12 ARD Jul 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 3.44.107.138.15 63 LOST Melbourne 2.35.66.1110.12 72 -9 MCG Jul 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 0.43.85.1211.13 79 WON Footscray 3.34.48.79.8 62 17 ARD Aug 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 5.46.57.137.18 60 LOST Hawthorn 3.65.87.1113.14 92 -32 ARD Aug 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.46.89.1111.14 80 WON Essendon 3.35.36.88.14 62 18 WIN Aug 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 3.46.1110.1514.17 101 WON Collingwood 4.46.811.1212.16 88 13 VIC Aug 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
1SF A North Melbourne 2.24.68.810.10 70 WON Fitzroy 3.34.75.89.12 66 4 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A North Melbourne 1.12.104.1110.16 76 LOST Collingwood 5.56.511.814.12 96 -20 MCG Sep 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1958 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
17 Aylett, Allen 20 49 24.5         9 4.5         8 5 31 1.6    
20 Brady, John 16 36 18.0         13 6.5         4 2 1 0.1    
1 Cahill, Brian 19 3 1.5         0 0.0         0 0 9 0.5    
26 Dean, Norm 11 2 2.0         0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0    
9 Dean, Ken 20 11 5.5         4 2.0         3 0 0 0.0    
12 Doolan, Neil 20 40 20.0         8 4.0         5 4 2 0.1    
6 Dugdale, John 20 15 7.5         4 2.0         2 1 57 2.9    
27 Dwyer, Laurie 20 28 14.0         7 3.5         5 5 0 0.0    
14 Eastmure, Gerald 14 44 22.0         7 3.5         6 0 20 1.4    
35 Edwards, Jack 20 15 7.5         8 4.0         3 0 0 0.0    
4 English, Garry 17 17 8.5         6 3.0         1 2 1 0.1    
18 Fyffe, Ken 20 12 6.0         2 1.0         1 4 3 0.2    
34 Galle, Frank 1                             0 0.0    
29 Gaudion, Michael 8                             3 0.4    
23 Macquire, Fred 1                             0 0.0    
7 Mantello, Albert 18 21 10.5         11 5.5         2 3 8 0.4    
30 Martyn, Bryan 12 11 5.5         1 0.5         0 7 2 0.2    
31 McCabe Snr, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
10 McKindlay, Rod 2                             0 0.0    
21 McMahon, Kevin 16 27 13.5         3 1.5         3 1 3 0.2    
24 Meade, Kevin 3                             0 0.0    
28 Murphy, Ray 2                             0 0.0    
31 O'Halloran, Brian 6                             0 0.0    
19 O'Sullivan, Peter 6                             2 0.3    
8 Pelly, Tom 2                             0 0.0    
10 Quade, Tom 2                             0 0.0    
1 Ritchie, Max 14 16 8.0         6 3.0         2 5 0 0.0    
23 Robertson, Keith 2                             0 0.0    
15 Russell, James 2                             0 0.0    
33 Schofield, Peter 9 16 8.0         5 2.5         2 0 18 2.0    
36 Somerville, Barrie 3                             1 0.3    
16 Stephenson, Frank 11 4 4.0         3 3.0         1 0 1 0.1    
2 Teasdale, Noel 20 18 9.0         10 5.0         7 5 12 0.6    
32 Waddington, John 20 10 5.0         1 0.5         0 1 14 0.7    
3 Williams, Merv 1                             0 0.0    
22 Wiltshire, Bob 20 17 8.5         5 2.5         5 3 2 0.1    
Totals 400                             190 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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