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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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1990 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1990 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.55.99.1312.17 89 LOST Melbourne 6.210.317.722.10 142 -53 MCG Mar 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 13.318.724.1232.17 209 WON Richmond 2.14.86.109.14 68 141 MCG Apr 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 5.411.615.1017.11 113 WON Brisbane 4.19.512.814.11 95 18 CRR Apr 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 5.58.1111.1715.22 112 LOST Geelong 6.510.1414.2120.23 143 -31 MCG Apr 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 1.33.86.1010.18 78 LOST Hawthorn 5.49.711.1016.12 108 -30 PRI Apr 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 4.68.1111.1514.19 103 LOST Carlton 3.16.714.820.13 133 -30 PRI May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 1.35.810.1112.13 85 LOST Footscray 7.59.812.1012.15 87 -2 MCG May 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 4.06.58.1011.12 78 LOST St. Kilda 6.78.1310.1812.22 94 -16 MOO May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 3.27.811.1014.12 96 LOST Collingwood 6.611.1115.1526.20 176 -80 VIC May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 2.48.714.1117.16 118 WON West Coast 4.47.69.913.12 90 28 MCG Jun 1 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A North Melbourne 2.410.615.715.10 100 WON Fitzroy 2.33.36.911.12 78 22 PRI Jun 11 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 2.56.810.1313.16 94 LOST Essendon 4.111.813.1118.16 124 -30 WIN Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 5.78.1214.1718.23 131 WON Sydney 1.22.33.75.11 41 90 MCG Jun 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 5.414.622.931.14 200 WON Melbourne 1.53.98.1210.13 73 127 MCG Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 3.311.619.722.12 144 WON Richmond 3.26.49.815.10 100 44 MCG Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 1.39.510.1013.12 90 WON Brisbane 5.35.66.97.12 54 36 MCG Jul 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 5.413.517.820.11 131 WON Geelong 7.311.515.817.8 110 21 KAR Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 3.47.710.1014.14 98 LOST Hawthorn 5.310.913.1315.18 108 -10 MCG Aug 3 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 6.39.511.813.11 89 WON Carlton 0.13.107.127.13 55 34 MCG Aug 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A North Melbourne 3.45.512.1017.13 115 WON Footscray 2.58.99.1312.16 88 27 WES Aug 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H North Melbourne 8.314.820.1427.17 179 WON St. Kilda 2.45.98.1112.15 87 92 MCG Aug 24 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
22 H North Melbourne 4.35.106.158.19 67 LOST Collingwood 6.49.816.1423.18 156 -89 WAV Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1990 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
33 Allison, Brett 22 217 9.9 81 3.7 298 13.5 42 1.9 0 0.0 20 0.9 16 18 29 1.3 21 195
11 Angus, Warwick 7 42 6.0 36 5.1 78 11.1 12 1.7 9 1.3 7 1.0 4 8 2 0.3 1 13
17 Arceri, Mark 1 8 8.0 1 1.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 1 1 0 0.0 2 2
44 Brayshaw, Mark 17 131 7.7 74 4.4 205 12.1 47 2.8 2 0.1 22 1.3 16 6 2 0.1 0 12
22 Bryce, Paul 16 179 11.2 70 4.4 249 15.6 90 5.6 22 1.4 6 0.4 36 25 3 0.2 3 21
14 Buckley, Ben 15 141 9.4 98 6.5 239 15.9 48 3.2 0 0.0 21 1.4 17 19 6 0.4 4 40
18 Carey, Wayne 21 196 9.3 94 4.5 290 13.8 98 4.7 8 0.4 18 0.9 21 46 38 1.8 23 251
30 Chandler, Jeff 16 170 10.6 87 5.4 257 16.1 27 1.7 1 0.1 33 2.1 24 26 2 0.1 3 15
23 Clarkson, Alastair 7 74 10.6 30 4.3 104 14.9 21 3.0 0 0.0 5 0.7 12 3 2 0.3 7 19
27 Crocker, Darren 14 154 11.0 60 4.3 214 15.3 43 3.1 4 0.3 18 1.3 14 15 5 0.4 11 41
51 Dwyer, Anthony 2 16 8.0 5 2.5 21 10.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 3 3 0 0.0 2 2
5 Dwyer, David 1 12 12.0 7 7.0 19 19.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
6 Fairley, Ian 14 123 8.8 41 2.9 164 11.7 38 2.7 3 0.2 14 1.0 15 11 7 0.5 0 42
31 Gallagher, Michael 13 61 4.7 53 4.1 114 8.8 32 2.5 106 8.2 8 0.6 11 10 2 0.2 4 16
29 German, Peter 18 233 12.9 143 7.9 376 20.9 53 2.9 0 0.0 30 1.7 25 23 25 1.4 12 162
12 Hamilton, Steven 6 66 11.0 29 4.8 95 15.8 15 2.5 0 0.0 4 0.7 11 6 1 0.2 1 7
26 Harris, Darren 2 10 5.0 6 3.0 16 8.0 6 3.0 6 3.0 3 1.5 2 0 1 0.5 0 6
34 Hepburn, Mark 21 173 8.2 77 3.7 250 11.9 65 3.1 175 8.3 20 1.0 32 37 5 0.2 8 38
8 Krakouer, Andrew 6 54 9.0 35 5.8 89 14.8 10 1.7 1 0.2 7 1.2 4 4 7 1.2 6 48
9 Larkin, Matthew 17 181 10.6 149 8.8 330 19.4 37 2.2 0 0.0 26 1.5 24 26 17 1.0 11 113
35 Longmire, John 22 230 10.5 61 2.8 291 13.2 139 6.3 4 0.2 10 0.5 24 35 98 4.5 60 648
4 Martyn, Mick 15 114 7.6 38 2.5 152 10.1 27 1.8 4 0.3 11 0.7 24 14 0 0.0 0 0
16 McCarthy, John 22 208 9.5 111 5.0 319 14.5 93 4.2 7 0.3 20 0.9 23 33 33 1.5 28 226
25 McDonald, Donald 7 45 6.4 26 3.7 71 10.1 26 3.7 7 1.0 0 0.0 7 12 7 1.0 10 52
19 McRae, Dean 17 144 8.5 54 3.2 198 11.6 28 1.6 1 0.1 16 0.9 13 14 2 0.1 3 15
28 Pickering, Liam 10 72 7.2 55 5.5 127 12.7 21 2.1 0 0.0 14 1.4 9 11 7 0.7 3 45
3 Rock, Anthony 14 212 15.1 63 4.5 275 19.6 39 2.8 0 0.0 24 1.7 22 15 13 0.9 14 92
36 Romero, José 15 200 13.3 119 7.9 319 21.3 39 2.6 0 0.0 20 1.3 23 15 25 1.7 14 164
2 Schwass, Wayne 15 173 11.5 121 8.1 294 19.6 27 1.8 1 0.1 27 1.8 17 43 7 0.5 6 48
24 Sholl, Craig 13 165 12.7 52 4.0 217 16.7 33 2.5 0 0.0 33 2.5 22 19 4 0.3 3 27
32 Smith, Shaun 10 89 8.9 43 4.3 132 13.2 23 2.3 3 0.3 20 2.0 16 12 3 0.3 9 27
15 Smith, Ross 20 220 11.0 72 3.6 292 14.6 49 2.5 2 0.1 38 1.9 15 12 0 0.0 1 1
7 Steele, Darren 7 74 10.6 32 4.6 106 15.1 19 2.7 1 0.1 3 0.4 1 8 4 0.6 6 30
46 Stevens, Anthony 13 149 11.5 51 3.9 200 15.4 30 2.3 2 0.2 31 2.4 21 23 4 0.3 6 30
13 Tudor, Leigh 4 36 9.0 9 2.3 45 11.3 5 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 1 2 4 1.0 3 27
Totals 440 4372 9.9 2083 4.7 6455 14.7 1289 2.9 369 0.8 544 1.2 530 557 365 0.8 285 2475
 

Footnotes

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