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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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1986 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1986 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 4.15.312.915.11 101 LOST Sydney 3.112.316.420.6 126 -25 MCG Mar 31 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 4.18.312.916.12 108 LOST Hawthorn 3.15.510.717.9 111 -3 MCG Apr 4 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 3.35.413.717.10 112 WON Collingwood 4.28.89.109.15 69 43 MCG Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 3.310.912.1114.12 96 LOST Richmond 5.47.413.717.11 113 -17 VFL Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 3.312.618.724.10 154 WON Geelong 3.27.212.614.8 92 62 MCG Apr 25 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 3.510.1016.1619.25 139 WON St. Kilda 4.37.1014.1215.13 103 36 MCG May 2 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 3.74.127.1510.17 77 LOST Footscray 1.23.66.1014.11 95 -18 WES May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 3.35.914.1018.12 120 WON Fitzroy 4.49.711.1114.13 97 23 VIC May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 4.36.78.912.11 83 WON Melbourne 1.14.65.86.12 48 35 VFL May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.28.414.821.11 137 WON Essendon 3.56.1113.1218.13 121 16 MCG May 30 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 4.35.49.69.10 64 LOST Carlton 7.411.714.822.10 142 -78 PRI Jun 9 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 3.35.713.714.11 95 WON Sydney 5.38.411.813.13 91 4 SCG Jun 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 1.24.68.813.14 92 LOST Hawthorn 8.912.1119.2021.26 152 -60 PRI Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 2.23.75.109.14 68 LOST Collingwood 4.410.712.1217.13 115 -47 VIC Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 4.28.510.613.8 86 LOST Richmond 7.19.512.1316.18 114 -28 MCG Jul 4 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 3.54.88.913.14 92 LOST Carlton 3.210.819.1122.17 149 -57 MCG Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 5.18.319.722.10 142 WON Geelong 4.311.515.519.9 123 19 VFL Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 5.69.716.1019.13 127 WON St. Kilda 2.28.69.813.12 90 37 MOO Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 6.513.817.1220.20 140 WON Footscray 6.37.99.1910.23 83 57 MCG Aug 9 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 5.29.311.714.9 93 WON Fitzroy 4.35.37.69.7 61 32 VFL Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 5.28.613.714.13 97 LOST Melbourne 5.311.919.1228.14 182 -85 MCG Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A North Melbourne 8.58.613.1015.11 101 WON Essendon 0.14.57.1010.19 79 22 WIN Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1986 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
10 Ackerly, David 22 253 11.5 123 5.6 376 17.1 51 2.3 1 0.0     44 21 3 0.1 1 19
17 Arceri, Mark 20 276 13.8 125 6.3 401 20.1 80 4.0 0 0.0     25 20 30 1.5 22 202
36 Atkins, Graeme 19 188 9.9 119 6.3 307 16.2 41 2.2 0 0.0     19 22 10 0.5 8 68
14 Buckley, Ben 5 36 7.2 18 3.6 54 10.8 5 1.0 0 0.0     5 4 1 0.2 1 7
22 Ceglar, David 5 12 2.4 7 1.4 19 3.8 8 1.6 7 1.4     4 5 1 0.2 4 10
14 Crocker, Darren 11 94 8.5 45 4.1 139 12.6 43 3.9 2 0.2     13 16 8 0.7 4 52
28 Demetriou, Andrew 10 95 9.5 49 4.9 144 14.4 18 1.8 0 0.0     14 11 4 0.4 3 27
32 Dwyer, David 17 192 11.3 62 3.6 254 14.9 54 3.2 0 0.0     23 19 5 0.3 3 33
6 Fairley, Ian 17 165 9.7 54 3.2 219 12.9 68 4.0 7 0.4     15 14 18 1.1 9 117
29 German, Peter 21 345 16.4 147 7.0 492 23.4 101 4.8 1 0.0     38 35 27 1.3 23 185
4 Glendinning, Ross 15 142 9.5 50 3.3 192 12.8 80 5.3 7 0.5     19 28 29 1.9 16 190
23 Harrington, Tim 4 26 6.5 9 2.3 35 8.8 5 1.3 0 0.0     4 5 1 0.3 1 7
26 Harris, Darren 11 75 6.8 29 2.6 104 9.5 39 3.5 67 6.1     12 16 3 0.3 6 24
24 Hickey, Steve 15 131 8.7 66 4.4 197 13.1 41 2.7 2 0.1     22 30 1 0.1 1 7
2 Holt, John 5 39 7.8 16 3.2 55 11.0 13 2.6 0 0.0     5 8 5 1.0 3 33
45 Jonas, Peter 15 128 8.5 79 5.3 207 13.8 41 2.7 8 0.5     13 29 22 1.5 13 145
47 Koop, Doug 3 8 2.7 13 4.3 21 7.0 2 0.7 0 0.0     1 3 2 0.7 0 12
3 Krakouer, Jim 19 283 14.9 114 6.0 397 20.9 56 2.9 0 0.0     32 19 32 1.7 14 206
8 Krakouer, Phil 17 179 10.5 107 6.3 286 16.8 69 4.1 0 0.0     22 14 28 1.6 13 181
9 Larkin, Matthew 14 195 13.9 126 9.0 321 22.9 50 3.6 0 0.0     19 13 12 0.9 14 86
13 Law, John 20 233 11.7 40 2.0 273 13.7 46 2.3 2 0.1     30 21 2 0.1 4 16
1 Lisle, Mark 4 25 6.3 16 4.0 41 10.3 22 5.5 53 13.3     7 4 0 0.0 0 0
40 Love, Jason 6 36 6.0 18 3.0 54 9.0 9 1.5 1 0.2     5 7 3 0.5 5 23
16 McCann, Stephen 22 192 8.7 91 4.1 283 12.9 101 4.6 146 6.6     38 23 12 0.5 8 80
41 McCarthy, John 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 0 0
25 McDonald, Donald 17 120 7.1 83 4.9 203 11.9 81 4.8 44 2.6     22 31 19 1.1 15 129
35 Norman, Rick 11 79 7.2 49 4.5 128 11.6 32 2.9 0 0.0     12 18 10 0.9 4 64
37 Passmore, Michael 9 57 6.3 50 5.6 107 11.9 19 2.1 0 0.0     8 9 0 0.0 0 0
30 Ramsay, Roy 7 62 8.9 28 4.0 90 12.9 14 2.0 0 0.0     11 9 1 0.1 1 7
12 Robertson, Rohan 11 130 11.8 29 2.6 159 14.5 15 1.4 0 0.0     11 20 2 0.2 3 15
40 Ryan, Brendan 4 16 4.0 4 1.0 20 5.0 9 2.3 3 0.8     0 4 1 0.3 2 8
18 Saggers, Robert 3 17 5.7 3 1.0 20 6.7 9 3.0 0 0.0     3 7 5 1.7 5 35
20 Schimmelbusch, Wayne 13 163 12.5 59 4.5 222 17.1 56 4.3 0 0.0     23 9 8 0.6 5 53
15 Smith, Ross 10 106 10.6 22 2.2 128 12.8 27 2.7 0 0.0     6 7 1 0.1 2 8
5 Smith, Peter 4 31 7.8 4 1.0 35 8.8 10 2.5 0 0.0     5 5 0 0.0 0 0
31 Spargo, Paul 17 162 9.5 69 4.1 231 13.6 60 3.5 0 0.0     20 24 29 1.7 18 192
7 Steele, Darren 16 151 9.4 61 3.8 212 13.3 39 2.4 0 0.0     17 15 6 0.4 5 41
Totals 440 4445 10.1 1984 4.5 6429 14.6 1415 3.2 351 0.8     567 547 341 0.8 236 2282
 

Footnotes

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