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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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1963 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1963 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.18.69.811.11 77 WON Footscray 2.52.75.85.10 40 37 ARD Apr 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 3.36.49.812.9 81 WON Collingwood 0.24.64.108.14 62 19 VIC Apr 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 2.15.49.710.9 69 WON Richmond 0.33.44.66.12 48 21 PUN May 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 0.10.33.73.7 25 LOST Geelong 1.23.84.117.19 61 -36 ARD May 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 5.45.59.711.9 75 LOST South Melbourne 1.39.712.817.11 113 -38 LAK May 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 2.26.36.39.7 61 LOST Hawthorn 5.37.89.1311.17 83 -22 GLE May 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 2.25.66.88.10 58 LOST St. Kilda 2.43.68.109.12 66 -8 ARD Jun 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 0.42.95.116.15 51 WON Fitzroy 0.41.61.62.11 23 28 BWS Jun 10 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 2.25.48.49.10 64 LOST Melbourne 6.110.515.518.6 114 -50 MCG Jun 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 1.02.33.55.5 35 LOST Essendon 4.25.37.79.9 63 -28 ARD Jul 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 1.22.85.108.14 62 WON Carlton 2.43.63.75.9 39 23 ARD Jul 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 2.42.54.77.10 52 LOST Footscray 3.07.77.910.11 71 -19 WES Jul 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 1.23.96.119.17 71 WON Collingwood 6.46.68.108.10 58 13 ARD Aug 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 4.58.79.811.8 74 WON Richmond 3.06.08.110.4 64 10 ARD Aug 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 0.11.83.85.13 43 LOST Geelong 4.16.314.615.8 98 -55 KAR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 2.13.57.712.12 84 WON South Melbourne 1.52.53.95.9 39 45 ARD Aug 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 2.25.36.86.9 45 LOST Hawthorn 2.34.78.912.14 86 -41 ARD Aug 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 3.43.44.74.8 32 LOST St. Kilda 1.04.68.1017.14 116 -84 JUN Sep 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1963 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
35 Agrums, Peter 8                             1 0.1    
4 Allan, Barry 6                             5 0.8    
18 Allison, Tom 9                             4 0.4    
16 Andrews, Bob 4                             5 1.3    
17 Aylett, Allen 16                             20 1.3    
44 Benton, Terry 1                             0 0.0    
10 Carr, Alan 8                             0 0.0    
19 Cheatley, Barry 15                             0 0.0    
37 Crosby, Roland 8                             3 0.4    
9 Dean, Ken 18                             0 0.0    
33 Delanty, Mike 11                             4 0.4    
6 Dugdale, John 15                             30 2.0    
27 Dwyer, Laurie 18                             2 0.1    
29 Gaudion, Michael 14                             3 0.2    
22 Goode, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
13 Goode, Frank 14                             8 0.6    
20 Hancock, Bob 4                             2 0.5    
3 Ibrahim, John 16                             5 0.3    
5 Jenkins, John 12                             12 1.0    
28 McAuliffe, Barry 7                             0 0.0    
1 McCarthy, Bernie 17                             5 0.3    
37 O'Brien, Daryl 12                             0 0.0    
41 O'Donnell, Graeme 13                             17 1.3    
8 Palmer, Don 4                             3 0.8    
7 Perry, Adrian 15                             0 0.0    
14 Peterson, Viv 4                             5 1.3    
23 Railton, Dennis 6                             0 0.0    
11 Robertson, Keith 16                             3 0.2    
21 Snell, Ken 10                             1 0.1    
15 Steward, Peter 17                             1 0.1    
55 Stewart, Bob 7                             0 0.0    
2 Teasdale, Noel 17                             6 0.4    
32 Waddington, John 13                             0 0.0    
25 Wood, Maurie 3                             1 0.3    
31 Wright, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             146 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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