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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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1989 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1989 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.511.914.1418.17 125 WON Geelong 6.39.1214.1717.21 123 2 MCG Apr 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 4.18.28.511.6 72 LOST Hawthorn 3.010.214.721.15 141 -69 VFL Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 3.24.56.612.12 84 WON Footscray 2.53.106.188.18 66 18 WES Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 4.210.417.618.7 115 WON West Coast 3.36.78.710.12 72 43 WAC Apr 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 3.18.910.1220.14 134 LOST Richmond 7.39.518.1026.15 171 -37 MCG Apr 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 5.410.1014.1417.19 121 WON Essendon 6.19.412.716.9 105 16 MCG May 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 1.73.97.109.13 67 WON Sydney 1.64.85.147.16 58 9 SCG May 12 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 2.29.414.717.10 112 LOST St. Kilda 6.210.315.518.7 115 -3 MOO May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 6.311.416.925.15 165 WON Brisbane 2.24.76.1010.11 71 94 MCG May 26 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.35.78.1012.11 83 LOST Melbourne 4.55.812.1116.17 113 -30 MCG Jun 2 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 0.61.104.126.13 49 WON Fitzroy 0.40.41.61.8 14 35 PRI Jun 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 2.62.64.95.10 40 LOST Carlton 3.24.75.87.9 51 -11 PRI Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 1.46.57.58.8 56 LOST Collingwood 4.76.1114.1914.24 108 -52 VIC Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 1.45.711.1118.19 127 WON St. Kilda 4.26.78.119.13 67 60 MCG Jul 7 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 4.36.88.1111.15 81 LOST Melbourne 3.68.813.1117.15 117 -36 MCG Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.45.56.118.18 66 LOST Fitzroy 6.510.714.916.11 107 -41 MCG Jul 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 2.64.86.149.24 78 LOST Hawthorn 7.416.720.1323.16 154 -76 VFL Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 2.35.57.812.12 84 LOST Brisbane 7.412.1019.1425.17 167 -83 CRR Aug 5 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 2.56.89.1111.14 80 WON Collingwood 3.16.49.1011.12 78 2 VFL Aug 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A North Melbourne 5.48.610.817.10 112 LOST Essendon 2.18.413.1019.14 128 -16 WIN Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 5.18.413.817.15 117 LOST Geelong 5.510.917.1620.19 139 -22 KAR Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H North Melbourne 6.69.710.1113.15 93 LOST Sydney 4.211.513.721.10 136 -43 MCG Sep 1 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
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1989 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 6 62 10.3 21 3.5 83 13.8 17 2.8 0 0.0 7 1.2 14 7 0 0.0 0 0
33 Allison, Brett 12 95 7.9 54 4.5 149 12.4 19 1.6 1 0.1 17 1.4 9 12 8 0.7 1 49
45 Angus, Warwick 3 11 3.7 12 4.0 23 7.7 6 2.0 33 11.0 3 1.0 1 1 1 0.3 1 7
17 Arceri, Mark 12 186 15.5 61 5.1 247 20.6 31 2.6 0 0.0 10 0.8 19 13 24 2.0 13 157
22 Bryce, Paul 17 175 10.3 73 4.3 248 14.6 83 4.9 56 3.3 9 0.5 29 34 15 0.9 16 106
14 Buckley, Ben 18 174 9.7 112 6.2 286 15.9 57 3.2 3 0.2 45 2.5 18 33 3 0.2 10 28
40 Carey, Wayne 4 26 6.5 8 2.0 34 8.5 14 3.5 2 0.5 4 1.0 2 7 0 0.0 2 2
30 Chandler, Jeff 3 30 10.0 6 2.0 36 12.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 5 1.7 3 1 0 0.0 2 2
23 Clarkson, Alastair 13 136 10.5 63 4.8 199 15.3 40 3.1 0 0.0 13 1.0 25 20 8 0.6 11 59
27 Crocker, Darren 9 75 8.3 34 3.8 109 12.1 37 4.1 4 0.4 14 1.6 5 11 12 1.3 5 77
5 Dwyer, David 13 127 9.8 74 5.7 201 15.5 27 2.1 0 0.0 17 1.3 18 15 7 0.5 3 45
6 Fairley, Ian 18 150 8.3 62 3.4 212 11.8 67 3.7 5 0.3 14 0.8 13 11 28 1.6 11 179
29 German, Peter 22 313 14.2 152 6.9 465 21.1 66 3.0 0 0.0 33 1.5 27 39 24 1.1 17 161
26 Harris, Darren 2 15 7.5 5 2.5 20 10.0 8 4.0 11 5.5 0 0.0 0 2 3 1.5 1 19
34 Hepburn, Mark 19 127 6.7 77 4.1 204 10.7 59 3.1 122 6.4 25 1.3 18 32 10 0.5 10 70
28 Kickett, Derek 12 95 7.9 39 3.3 134 11.2 25 2.1 1 0.1 14 1.2 5 14 12 1.0 16 88
3 Krakouer, Jim 11 119 10.8 52 4.7 171 15.5 27 2.5 0 0.0 19 1.7 16 17 9 0.8 8 62
53 Krakouer, Andrew 2 16 8.0 13 6.5 29 14.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 1 1 0.5 0 6
8 Krakouer, Phil 7 43 6.1 18 2.6 61 8.7 18 2.6 0 0.0 6 0.9 5 7 10 1.4 6 66
9 Larkin, Matthew 20 229 11.5 206 10.3 435 21.8 30 1.5 0 0.0 29 1.5 23 23 9 0.5 13 67
13 Law, John 19 183 9.6 56 2.9 239 12.6 42 2.2 1 0.1 30 1.6 26 20 0 0.0 6 6
1 Lisle, Mark 3 11 3.7 7 2.3 18 6.0 5 1.7 12 4.0 2 0.7 3 9 1 0.3 0 6
35 Longmire, John 16 99 6.2 41 2.6 140 8.8 31 1.9 2 0.1 10 0.6 15 19 9 0.6 12 66
39 Love, Jason 15 122 8.1 45 3.0 167 11.1 37 2.5 0 0.0 8 0.5 12 18 22 1.5 21 153
4 Martyn, Mick 18 224 12.4 75 4.2 299 16.6 57 3.2 11 0.6 13 0.7 33 24 3 0.2 4 22
16 McCarthy, John 22 195 8.9 102 4.6 297 13.5 77 3.5 20 0.9 17 0.8 22 25 20 0.9 11 131
25 McDonald, Donald 10 73 7.3 34 3.4 107 10.7 20 2.0 32 3.2 11 1.1 21 14 5 0.5 5 35
51 McGrath, Tim 3 14 4.7 9 3.0 23 7.7 1 0.3 2 0.7 4 1.3 2 0 0 0.0 1 1
19 McRae, Dean 12 109 9.1 62 5.2 171 14.3 20 1.7 0 0.0 12 1.0 11 17 2 0.2 0 12
48 Pickering, Liam 5 44 8.8 35 7.0 79 15.8 10 2.0 1 0.2 4 0.8 3 10 0 0.0 2 2
44 Rock, Anthony 1 14 14.0 13 13.0 27 27.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
36 Romero, José 14 158 11.3 72 5.1 230 16.4 25 1.8 0 0.0 11 0.8 26 20 16 1.1 12 108
2 Schwass, Wayne 22 265 12.0 177 8.0 442 20.1 40 1.8 1 0.0 51 2.3 34 54 14 0.6 10 94
41 Sholl, Craig 4 26 6.5 13 3.3 39 9.8 8 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.0 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
15 Smith, Ross 20 231 11.6 48 2.4 279 14.0 43 2.2 2 0.1 31 1.6 16 18 6 0.3 2 38
32 Smith, Shaun 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
31 Spargo, Paul 7 87 12.4 40 5.7 127 18.1 17 2.4 0 0.0 3 0.4 6 15 9 1.3 5 59
7 Steele, Darren 13 121 9.3 62 4.8 183 14.1 36 2.8 0 0.0 10 0.8 12 14 0 0.0 1 1
58 Stevens, Anthony 4 41 10.3 20 5.0 61 15.3 8 2.0 1 0.3 11 2.8 7 7 0 0.0 3 3
18 Stevenson, Jamie 3 14 4.7 6 2.0 20 6.7 7 2.3 2 0.7 3 1.0 2 2 2 0.7 4 16
52 Tudor, Leigh 1 4 4.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 1 1 1.0 0 6
50 Venner, Steven 4 7 1.8 5 1.3 12 3.0 3 0.8 18 4.5 2 0.5 3 3 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 440 4248 9.7 2064 4.7 6312 14.3 1132 2.6 343 0.8 528 1.2 508 593 294 0.7 247 2011
 

Footnotes

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