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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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1962 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1962 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 2.56.910.1213.13 91 LOST South Melbourne 3.68.912.1014.13 97 -6 LAK Apr 23 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 3.34.66.77.9 51 LOST Essendon 4.08.39.710.8 68 -17 ARD Apr 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 3.33.36.67.6 48 LOST Carlton 5.39.511.716.14 110 -62 PRI May 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 4.25.76.117.14 56 LOST Fitzroy 6.49.513.1018.13 121 -65 ARD May 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 2.14.17.313.5 83 LOST Melbourne 4.29.413.616.8 104 -21 MCG May 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 0.33.85.106.14 50 LOST Geelong 7.610.814.1219.15 129 -79 ARD May 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 1.41.74.116.12 48 LOST Richmond 5.27.49.614.7 91 -43 PUN Jun 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 1.13.64.67.10 52 LOST Collingwood 6.49.713.1715.19 109 -57 ARD Jun 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 4.35.48.710.8 68 WON Hawthorn 3.25.37.510.7 67 1 ARD Jun 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 0.71.105.158.17 65 LOST Footscray 2.18.39.612.10 82 -17 WES Jun 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 3.26.310.412.6 78 WON St. Kilda 0.13.46.610.8 68 10 JUN Jul 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 3.66.128.1512.22 94 WON South Melbourne 1.52.104.135.15 45 49 ARD Jul 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 3.15.48.58.7 55 LOST Essendon 3.45.49.713.11 89 -34 WIN Jul 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 1.04.34.47.6 48 LOST Carlton 4.45.510.711.12 78 -30 ARD Jul 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 0.13.45.78.12 60 WON Fitzroy 2.43.57.77.8 50 10 BWS Aug 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.33.57.810.11 71 LOST Melbourne 1.54.108.1411.17 83 -12 ARD Aug 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 5.25.66.910.11 71 LOST Geelong 3.47.1112.1314.18 102 -31 KAR Aug 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 3.33.56.89.9 63 LOST Richmond 2.16.47.612.10 82 -19 ARD Aug 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1962 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Allan, Barry 4                             0 0.0    
16 Andrews, Bob 6                             10 1.7    
17 Aylett, Allen 18                             35 1.9    
10 Carr, Alan 10                             2 0.2    
19 Cheatley, Barry 17                             0 0.0    
12 Clapham, Murray 1                             1 1.0    
4 Cowen, Derek 5                             0 0.0    
48 Darby, Mike 4                             0 0.0    
9 Dean, Ken 13                             0 0.0    
6 Dugdale, John 18                             44 2.4    
27 Dwyer, Laurie 16                             0 0.0    
34 Fitzpatrick, Ron 1                             0 0.0    
29 Gaudion, Michael 17                             6 0.4    
13 Goode, Frank 14                             2 0.1    
47 Hancock, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
33 Howard, Barney 2                             1 0.5    
18 Hughes, Ian 4                             1 0.3    
3 Ibrahim, John 11                             1 0.1    
5 Jenkins, John 16                             8 0.5    
49 Kelly, Barry 2                             0 0.0    
7 Mantello, Albert 1                             0 0.0    
28 McAuliffe, Barry 11                             0 0.0    
1 McCarthy, Bernie 14                             6 0.4    
37 O'Brien, Daryl 15                             1 0.1    
8 Palmer, Don 8                             5 0.6    
54 Perry, Adrian 9                             0 0.0    
10 Pickering, Michael 3                             7 2.3    
23 Railton, Dennis 3                             1 0.3    
11 Robertson, Keith 16                             2 0.1    
22 Robinson, Fred 1                             0 0.0    
24 Rowe, Paul 2                             0 0.0    
35 Ryan, Graham 7                             1 0.1    
45 Saunders, Graeme 3                             0 0.0    
7 Serong, Bill 16                             8 0.5    
21 Snell, Ken 7                             0 0.0    
15 Steward, Peter 18                             3 0.2    
2 Teasdale, Noel 16                             6 0.4    
32 Waddington, John 15                             2 0.1    
26 Ward, Rod 4                             2 0.5    
33 Wicks, Brian 5                             5 1.0    
40 Woolley, Doug 6                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             160 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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