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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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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 North Melbourne       Bye        
2 A North Melbourne 5.47.712.1115.14 104 WON Brisbane 2.24.46.78.10 58 46 CRR Mar 30 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 6.58.610.1013.16 94 LOST Essendon 5.412.1118.1725.17 167 -73 MCG Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 2.14.36.48.7 55 LOST West Coast 3.56.914.1518.19 127 -72 WAC Apr 12 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 9.112.613.717.10 112 LOST Melbourne 9.115.720.1228.14 182 -70 MCG Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 5.713.1219.1827.26 188 WON Sydney 9.319.621.821.8 134 54 MCG Apr 25 (Thu, 2:10) Scores
7 H North Melbourne 5.411.816.1121.15 141 WON Fitzroy 4.37.411.614.13 97 44 MCG May 3 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 4.59.1114.1322.18 150 WON Geelong 5.412.1017.1417.17 119 31 KAR May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 4.38.412.718.12 120 WON Adelaide 6.210.515.918.10 118 2 MCG May 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 5.413.619.1021.15 141 WON Footscray 3.68.1413.1718.19 127 14 MCG May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 5.69.1113.1718.22 130 WON Collingwood 4.38.513.717.12 114 16 MCG Jun 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 4.44.87.138.18 66 LOST St. Kilda 5.28.312.815.11 101 -35 MOO Jun 10 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
13 North Melbourne       Bye        
14 A North Melbourne 8.215.821.1426.16 172 WON Richmond 3.107.1013.1019.14 128 44 MCG Jun 21 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 6.110.414.618.7 115 LOST Hawthorn 4.410.1118.1227.17 179 -64 MCG Jun 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 1.38.1011.1213.17 95 WON Carlton 7.28.313.414.5 89 6 PRI Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 5.210.610.815.13 103 WON Brisbane 4.05.211.414.6 90 13 WAV Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 1.62.124.125.19 49 LOST Essendon 7.111.317.719.9 123 -74 WIN Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 4.29.810.1112.13 85 WON West Coast 2.24.59.1011.16 82 3 MCG Jul 26 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 4.38.411.713.10 88 LOST Melbourne 4.66.1216.1520.20 140 -52 MCG Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 3.49.913.1320.16 136 WON Sydney 4.77.1010.1713.22 100 36 SCG Aug 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A North Melbourne 4.214.616.1221.21 147 LOST Fitzroy 7.514.917.1422.16 148 -1 PRI Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 H North Melbourne 3.24.36.78.10 58 LOST Geelong 2.16.711.1013.12 90 -32 WAV Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
24 A North Melbourne 5.37.59.716.11 107 LOST Adelaide 6.217.424.728.12 180 -73 FBP Sep 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
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1991 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 18 159 8.8 78 4.3 237 13.2 47 2.6 0 0.0 19 1.1 11 14 19 1.1 14 128
11 Angus, Warwick 3 4 1.3 10 3.3 14 4.7 5 1.7 3 1.0 2 0.7 0 5 0 0.0 0 0
44 Brayshaw, Mark 7 45 6.4 29 4.1 74 10.6 12 1.7 0 0.0 6 0.9 7 5 0 0.0 0 0
14 Buckley, Ben 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
18 Carey, Wayne 14 132 9.4 56 4.0 188 13.4 84 6.0 8 0.6 10 0.7 14 21 28 2.0 21 189
30 Chandler, Jeff 19 184 9.7 82 4.3 266 14.0 43 2.3 0 0.0 15 0.8 22 11 0 0.0 2 2
23 Clarkson, Alastair 5 31 6.2 30 6.0 61 12.2 10 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 6 1 0.2 3 9
27 Crocker, Darren 15 147 9.8 73 4.9 220 14.7 56 3.7 4 0.3 10 0.7 17 17 4 0.3 3 27
12 Dilena, Carl 8 92 11.5 68 8.5 160 20.0 16 2.0 0 0.0 5 0.6 7 6 4 0.5 5 29
5 Dwyer, David 3 27 9.0 16 5.3 43 14.3 14 4.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 1 2 0.7 0 12
6 Fairley, Ian 21 178 8.5 62 3.0 240 11.4 72 3.4 25 1.2 15 0.7 28 14 1 0.0 1 7
31 Gallagher, Michael 21 129 6.1 106 5.0 235 11.2 63 3.0 198 9.4 18 0.9 21 30 4 0.2 6 30
29 German, Peter 21 372 17.7 172 8.2 544 25.9 61 2.9 0 0.0 24 1.1 23 21 29 1.4 21 195
26 Harris, Darren 6 19 3.2 11 1.8 30 5.0 10 1.7 13 2.2 2 0.3 1 5 4 0.7 4 28
9 Larkin, Matthew 22 256 11.6 237 10.8 493 22.4 41 1.9 1 0.0 33 1.5 33 25 17 0.8 10 112
35 Longmire, John 21 199 9.5 61 2.9 260 12.4 128 6.1 0 0.0 12 0.6 15 34 91 4.3 54 600
20 Mann, Peter 2 9 4.5 9 4.5 18 9.0 3 1.5 5 2.5 1 0.5 0 2 0 0.0 2 2
4 Martyn, Mick 22 209 9.5 84 3.8 293 13.3 75 3.4 9 0.4 12 0.5 39 28 1 0.0 0 6
16 McCarthy, John 16 148 9.3 75 4.7 223 13.9 64 4.0 5 0.3 7 0.4 9 8 19 1.2 19 133
25 McDonald, Donald 10 94 9.4 32 3.2 126 12.6 57 5.7 6 0.6 3 0.3 10 14 13 1.3 17 95
21 McGrath, Tim 4 27 6.8 11 2.8 38 9.5 3 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.8 4 4 0 0.0 1 1
19 McRae, Dean 8 81 10.1 22 2.8 103 12.9 21 2.6 0 0.0 8 1.0 3 8 1 0.1 2 8
34 Murray, Damien 2 3 1.5 4 2.0 7 3.5 2 1.0 5 2.5 1 0.5 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
28 Pickering, Liam 4 31 7.8 18 4.5 49 12.3 9 2.3 0 0.0 4 1.0 3 5 1 0.3 1 7
22 Roberts, Mark 12 116 9.7 81 6.8 197 16.4 41 3.4 14 1.2 13 1.1 23 12 8 0.7 6 54
3 Rock, Anthony 20 301 15.1 144 7.2 445 22.3 62 3.1 0 0.0 24 1.2 33 32 25 1.3 14 164
36 Romero, José 20 267 13.4 159 8.0 426 21.3 51 2.6 0 0.0 27 1.4 26 22 30 1.5 24 204
2 Schwass, Wayne 21 306 14.6 147 7.0 453 21.6 75 3.6 0 0.0 46 2.2 30 36 8 0.4 10 58
24 Sholl, Craig 22 275 12.5 116 5.3 391 17.8 86 3.9 2 0.1 46 2.1 30 26 4 0.2 5 29
15 Smith, Ross 11 108 9.8 45 4.1 153 13.9 29 2.6 1 0.1 7 0.6 11 9 3 0.3 2 20
32 Smith, Shaun 6 51 8.5 20 3.3 71 11.8 22 3.7 1 0.2 6 1.0 8 5 8 1.3 5 53
1 Spargo, Paul 11 123 11.2 75 6.8 198 18.0 29 2.6 0 0.0 12 1.1 16 17 21 1.9 6 132
17 Staritski, Justin 16 162 10.1 106 6.6 268 16.8 56 3.5 0 0.0 14 0.9 17 12 3 0.2 2 20
7 Steele, Darren 15 180 12.0 104 6.9 284 18.9 25 1.7 0 0.0 11 0.7 17 13 4 0.3 2 26
10 Stevens, Anthony 12 135 11.3 58 4.8 193 16.1 19 1.6 0 0.0 11 0.9 15 15 2 0.2 2 14
Totals 440 4600 10.5 2401 5.5 7001 15.9 1391 3.2 300 0.7 428 1.0 498 483 355 0.8 264 2394
 

Footnotes

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