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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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1960 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1960 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 0.42.74.125.14 44 LOST Melbourne 3.27.511.814.15 99 -55 MCG Apr 18 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 3.24.85.136.17 53 LOST Footscray 4.44.710.1514.15 99 -46 ARD Apr 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 2.53.75.105.12 42 WON Richmond 0.12.32.53.8 26 16 ARD May 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 1.33.63.65.8 38 LOST South Melbourne 4.26.67.911.12 78 -40 LAK May 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 1.12.38.610.6 66 WON Geelong 2.14.45.57.9 51 15 ARD May 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 0.14.24.37.6 48 LOST Hawthorn 2.23.38.89.8 62 -14 ARD May 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.26.412.616.8 104 WON Collingwood 2.54.88.912.16 88 16 VIC Jun 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 5.36.610.813.12 90 LOST St. Kilda 0.27.711.1113.14 92 -2 ARD Jun 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 3.14.45.118.15 63 LOST Carlton 4.110.812.918.12 120 -57 PRI Jun 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 3.67.912.1315.18 108 LOST Fitzroy 4.49.517.720.10 130 -22 BWS Jul 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 9.79.910.1112.11 83 LOST Essendon 2.27.510.514.14 98 -15 ARD Jul 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 4.95.138.169.19 73 LOST Melbourne 1.07.39.815.13 103 -30 ARD Jul 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 4.25.29.89.8 62 LOST Footscray 1.03.36.79.10 64 -2 WES Jul 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 4.25.58.712.7 79 WON Richmond 3.16.38.99.13 67 12 PUN Jul 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 5.47.812.1014.16 100 WON South Melbourne 0.72.126.169.20 74 26 ARD Aug 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 1.22.54.74.10 34 LOST Geelong 3.28.58.1010.14 74 -40 KAR Aug 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.04.15.28.4 52 LOST Hawthorn 4.35.78.159.17 71 -19 GLE Aug 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 0.15.35.46.8 44 LOST Collingwood 2.44.78.1111.12 78 -34 ARD Aug 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1960 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 16                             32 2.0    
1 Cahill, Brian 2                             1 0.5    
30 Carr, Alan 1                             1 1.0    
19 Cheatley, Barry 13                             1 0.1    
15 Cooke, Mick 5                             3 0.6    
4 Cowen, Derek 17                             1 0.1    
10 Dalgleish, John 6                             1 0.2    
9 Dean, Ken 7                             0 0.0    
12 Doolan, Neil 12                             2 0.2    
6 Dugdale, John 13                             38 2.9    
27 Dwyer, Laurie 17                             3 0.2    
14 Eastmure, Gerald 12                             15 1.3    
18 Fyffe, Ken 8                             0 0.0    
3 Galle, Frank 5                             1 0.2    
29 Gaudion, Michael 17                             8 0.5    
26 Goring, Barry 12                             0 0.0    
5 Jenkins, John 16                             10 0.6    
37 Kelly, Barry 12                             0 0.0    
7 Mantello, Albert 17                             3 0.2    
13 Mills, Ron 3                             0 0.0    
36 O'Brien, Jock 10                             0 0.0    
47 O'Brien, Daryl 2                             1 0.5    
8 Palmer, Don 15                             4 0.3    
54 Perry, Adrian 3                             0 0.0    
31 Poole, Robin 10                             0 0.0    
23 Railton, Dennis 12                             0 0.0    
1 Ritchie, Max 4                             0 0.0    
11 Robertson, Keith 13                             3 0.2    
22 Robinson, Fred 4                             2 0.5    
24 Rowe, Paul 4                             0 0.0    
35 Ryan, Graham 10                             0 0.0    
33 Schofield, Peter 9                             21 2.3    
21 Snell, Ken 7                             4 0.6    
16 Stephenson, Frank 2                             0 0.0    
38 Taggart, Graeme 1                             0 0.0    
2 Teasdale, Noel 15                             2 0.1    
34 Turner, Brian 13                             0 0.0    
32 Waddington, John 15                             7 0.5    
Totals 360                             164 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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