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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) 1925–2023

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

CEO
Joseph, Ron

President
Trainor, Tony

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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1966 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1966 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 5.38.613.813.9 87 WON Footscray 1.05.47.611.9 75 12 WES Apr 25 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 2.23.53.85.13 43 LOST Essendon 3.08.89.1212.20 92 -49 ARD Apr 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 1.36.59.79.13 67 LOST St. Kilda 3.65.611.1315.13 103 -36 ARD May 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 6.48.911.1114.15 99 WON Hawthorn 1.13.36.99.13 67 32 GLE May 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 2.02.36.37.4 46 LOST Collingwood 1.55.78.1111.15 81 -35 ARD May 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 3.25.38.78.7 55 LOST Geelong 4.45.610.1312.20 92 -37 ARD May 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.54.87.1415.16 106 LOST South Melbourne 4.510.715.1217.16 118 -12 LAK Jun 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.34.106.158.23 71 DRAW Richmond 1.53.77.910.11 71 0 MCG Jun 13 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 2.33.39.89.11 65 WON Melbourne 1.11.91.94.12 36 29 ARD Jun 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 1.21.104.148.17 65 WON Carlton 3.25.46.46.6 42 23 ARD Jun 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 4.59.618.822.8 140 WON Fitzroy 1.14.35.410.7 67 73 BWS Jul 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 1.54.97.1310.15 75 WON Footscray 3.25.45.56.6 42 33 ARD Jul 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 1.24.35.56.6 42 LOST Essendon 2.53.115.146.16 52 -10 WIN Jul 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 1.41.101.114.16 40 LOST St. Kilda 3.55.56.1510.18 78 -38 MOO Jul 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 4.25.59.711.16 82 LOST Hawthorn 3.38.89.1012.11 83 -1 ARD Aug 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 2.34.34.46.8 44 LOST Collingwood 3.84.146.1712.21 93 -49 VIC Aug 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 3.36.87.1011.13 79 LOST Geelong 3.510.813.1217.16 118 -39 KAR Aug 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 5.37.68.1312.16 88 WON South Melbourne 3.05.48.511.5 71 17 ARD Aug 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1966 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
4 Allan, Barry 12 87 7.3 30 2.5 117 9.8 31 2.6 123 10.3     11 26 0 0.0 4 4
18 Allison, Tom 17 172 10.1 38 2.2 210 12.4 45 2.6 0 0.0     19 21 14 0.8 20 104
23 Benton, Terry 18 253 14.1 43 2.4 296 16.4 48 2.7 0 0.0     19 24 0 0.0 1 1
10 Carr, Alan 12 109 9.1 21 1.8 130 10.8 36 3.0 51 4.6     17 35 2 0.2 2 14
14 Davies, Ray 8 78 9.8 2 0.3 80 10.0 12 1.5 1 0.1     9 8 0 0.0 0 0
9 Dean, Ken 17 212 12.5 34 2.0 246 14.5 38 2.2 7 0.4     25 19 12 0.7 13 85
33 Delanty, Mike 14 94 6.7 8 0.6 102 7.3 26 1.9 4 0.3     9 14 6 0.4 6 42
31 Dell, Rod 3 5 1.7 1 0.3 6 2.0 1 0.3 9 3.0     0 1 1 0.3 1 7
11 Dowdle, Mick 17 280 16.5 26 1.5 306 18.0 58 3.4 1 0.1     38 37 24 1.4 30 174
6 Dugdale, John 18 224 12.4 20 1.1 244 13.6 65 3.6 0 0.0     29 23 1 0.1 0 6
27 Dwyer, Laurie 15 264 17.6 24 1.6 288 19.2 39 2.6 0 0.0     40 20 4 0.3 3 27
29 Gaudion, Michael 16 276 17.3 57 3.6 333 20.8 37 2.3 0 0.0     35 28 2 0.1 6 18
54 Gavin, Barry 3 13 4.3 4 1.3 17 5.7 5 1.7 1 0.3     2 6 2 0.7 2 14
26 Goode, Bob 12 72 6.0 7 0.6 79 6.6 16 1.3 1 0.1     1 11 0 0.0 3 3
13 Goode, Frank 16 143 8.9 26 1.6 169 10.6 66 4.1 0 0.0     14 17 49 3.1 18 312
3 Ibrahim, John 18 228 12.7 84 4.7 312 17.3 36 2.0 0 0.0     31 50 13 0.7 22 100
22 Johnson, Bert 10 118 11.8 15 1.5 133 13.3 16 1.6 0 0.0     18 18 2 0.2 3 15
34 Johnston, Ray 2 2 1.0 1 0.5 3 1.5 1 0.5 5 2.5     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
20 Karanicolas, Arthur 13 186 14.3 36 2.8 222 17.1 19 1.5 0 0.0     26 21 12 0.9 11 83
28 McAuliffe, Barry 4 23 5.8 5 1.3 28 7.0 5 1.3 0 0.0     5 5 0 0.0 0 0
1 McCarthy, Bernie 11 120 10.9 42 3.8 162 14.7 61 5.5 8 0.8     15 26 5 0.5 7 37
8 McGrath, Dennis 11 83 7.5 12 1.1 95 8.6 24 2.2 72 6.5     12 12 1 0.1 3 9
30 McKernan, Noel 3 33 11.0 6 2.0 39 13.0 3 1.0 0 0.0     4 3 1 0.3 1 7
12 O'Brien, Daryl 17 157 9.2 22 1.3 179 10.5 22 1.3 0 0.0     23 23 0 0.0 0 0
16 Pascoe, Bob 7 76 10.9 23 3.3 99 14.1 35 5.0 45 7.5     11 19 7 1.0 1 43
19 Quade, Mike 8 67 8.4 13 1.6 80 10.0 16 2.0 77 11.0     12 11 8 1.0 6 54
24 Rogers, Dave 7 31 4.4 8 1.1 39 5.6 11 1.6 6 1.0     1 11 2 0.3 9 21
15 Steward, Peter 15 218 14.5 19 1.3 237 15.8 86 5.7 2 0.1     20 10 2 0.1 8 20
2 Teasdale, Noel 16 276 17.3 78 4.9 354 22.1 130 8.1 158 10.5     53 37 8 0.5 22 70
32 Waddington, John 15 211 14.1 20 1.3 231 15.4 52 3.5 0 0.0     24 21 0 0.0 0 0
25 Wood, Maurie 5 24 4.8 4 0.8 28 5.6 9 1.8 0 0.0     1 6 0 0.0 1 1
Totals 360 4135 11.5 729 2.0 4864 13.5 1049 2.9 571 1.6     524 563 178 0.5 203 1271
 

Footnotes

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