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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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1998 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 1998 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 4.49.711.1015.13 103 WON West Coast 2.47.713.1015.11 101 2 MCG Mar 27 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 1.44.511.815.10 100 LOST Melbourne 5.211.414.819.11 125 -25 MCG Apr 4 (Sat, 3:40) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 7.111.313.715.8 98 WON Port Adelaide 1.12.55.810.9 69 29 FBP Apr 11 (Sat, 8:40) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 7.210.415.921.11 137 WON Brisbane 3.48.911.1217.18 120 17 MCG Apr 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 2.24.98.1312.15 87 LOST Fremantle 3.49.612.716.8 104 -17 WAC Apr 25 (Sat, 8:40) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 7.49.512.1015.16 106 WON Adelaide 2.37.915.1015.12 102 4 MCG May 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 4.05.310.712.11 83 LOST Western Bulldogs 2.36.88.1316.15 111 -28 PRI May 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 5.56.711.1215.15 105 WON Sydney 2.38.711.814.11 95 10 MCG May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 2.27.710.917.13 115 WON Carlton 0.53.76.1310.14 74 41 PRI May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 3.05.29.813.13 91 LOST Geelong 4.29.512.917.12 114 -23 MCG May 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 2.210.415.719.12 126 WON Collingwood 4.67.1010.1313.19 97 29 MCG Jun 8 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 2.34.59.614.8 92 LOST Richmond 4.38.614.919.13 127 -35 MCG Jun 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 4.28.314.717.10 112 LOST Hawthorn 2.27.813.917.12 114 -2 WAV Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 5.412.516.719.13 127 WON Essendon 4.08.611.1016.13 109 18 MCG Jun 26 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A North Melbourne 5.310.716.922.13 145 WON St. Kilda 4.17.29.412.7 79 66 WAV Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 3.29.811.1213.16 94 WON West Coast 4.46.69.1011.14 80 14 SUB Jul 19 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 5.49.812.1422.20 152 WON Melbourne 2.47.611.713.9 87 65 MCG Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 2.39.1112.1518.23 131 WON Port Adelaide 3.54.88.1310.16 76 55 MAN Aug 1 (Sat, 11:40) Scores
19 A North Melbourne 4.38.1111.2115.23 113 WON Brisbane 3.14.68.812.14 86 27 GAB Aug 7 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 2.57.1214.1722.19 151 WON Fremantle 2.25.37.47.5 47 104 MCG Aug 14 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 6.98.129.1614.21 105 WON Adelaide 4.35.59.1013.14 92 13 FBP Aug 22 (Sat, 8:40) Scores
22 H North Melbourne 2.35.410.817.11 113 WON Western Bulldogs 4.68.811.1016.12 108 5 MCG Aug 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
4QF A North Melbourne 1.12.78.1211.16 82 WON Essendon 2.43.65.118.12 60 22 MCG Sep 4 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
2PF A North Melbourne 4.18.413.817.12 114 WON Melbourne 3.66.89.1112.12 84 30 MCG Sep 18 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
GF H North Melbourne 4.46.158.158.22 70 LOST Adelaide 3.24.39.1115.15 105 -35 MCG Sep 26 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1998 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
15 Abraham, Winston 25 234 9.4 105 4.2 339 13.6 56 2.2 2 0.1 48 1.9 17 30 40 1.6 30 270
33 Allison, Brett 9 35 3.9 18 2.0 53 5.9 12 1.3 0 0.0 5 0.6 5 2 10 1.1 3 63
14 Anderson, Brady 14 90 6.4 38 2.7 128 9.1 17 1.2 0 0.0 11 0.8 12 7 0 0.0 5 5
11 Archer, Glenn 22 217 9.9 70 3.2 287 13.0 93 4.2 4 0.2 30 1.4 21 13 6 0.3 6 42
26 Bell, Peter 25 327 13.1 215 8.6 542 21.7 67 2.7 1 0.0 43 1.7 31 15 17 0.7 14 116
12 Blakey, John 25 258 10.3 118 4.7 376 15.0 97 3.9 6 0.2 27 1.1 24 21 10 0.4 12 72
16 Capuano, Mathew 13 59 4.5 26 2.0 85 6.5 25 1.9 121 9.3 7 0.5 10 8 3 0.2 3 21
18 Carey, Wayne 25 368 14.7 121 4.8 489 19.6 193 7.7 14 0.6 40 1.6 27 34 80 3.2 49 529
9 Chandler, Brett 16 75 4.7 48 3.0 123 7.7 16 1.0 1 0.1 34 2.1 21 6 2 0.1 3 15
45 Cochrane, Stuart 3 4 1.3 4 1.3 8 2.7 1 0.3 1 0.3 2 0.7 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
27 Crocker, Darren 7 22 3.1 20 2.9 42 6.0 8 1.1 1 0.1 5 0.7 4 1 3 0.4 6 24
17 Freeborn, Glenn 9 38 4.2 37 4.1 75 8.3 13 1.4 1 0.1 13 1.4 3 4 5 0.6 1 31
6 Grant, Shannon 25 261 10.4 137 5.5 398 15.9 70 2.8 2 0.1 35 1.4 19 15 46 1.8 16 292
23 Groom, Chris 3 6 2.0 3 1.0 9 3.0 4 1.3 1 0.3 1 0.3 0 0 1 0.3 1 7
29 Harvey, Brent 23 209 9.1 89 3.9 298 13.0 44 1.9 0 0.0 31 1.3 19 1 32 1.4 20 212
21 Hewitt, Evan 19 83 4.4 56 2.9 139 7.3 46 2.4 87 4.6 20 1.1 13 21 13 0.7 5 83
34 King, David 22 322 14.6 86 3.9 408 18.5 54 2.5 0 0.0 28 1.3 27 21 10 0.5 12 72
35 Longmire, John 10 50 5.0 35 3.5 85 8.5 28 2.8 60 6.0 4 0.4 6 7 7 0.7 4 46
4 Martyn, Mick 20 150 7.5 58 2.9 208 10.4 51 2.6 27 1.4 11 0.6 20 14 0 0.0 0 0
5 McCartney, Jason 22 124 5.6 68 3.1 192 8.7 64 2.9 37 1.7 16 0.7 11 23 1 0.0 3 9
31 McKernan, Corey 21 185 8.8 72 3.4 257 12.2 91 4.3 240 11.4 18 0.9 25 37 25 1.2 15 165
20 Mellington, Anthony 5 16 3.2 9 1.8 25 5.0 5 1.0 11 2.2 8 1.6 1 0 2 0.4 1 13
32 Miles, Dion 2 6 3.0 7 3.5 13 6.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0 1 0.5 2 8
28 Pickett, Byron 25 211 8.4 94 3.8 305 12.2 64 2.6 12 0.5 71 2.8 32 26 0 0.0 3 3
13 Pike, Martin 19 172 9.1 85 4.5 257 13.5 44 2.3 5 0.3 35 1.8 5 25 7 0.4 7 49
22 Roberts, Mark 15 162 10.8 80 5.3 242 16.1 51 3.4 44 2.9 16 1.1 6 11 14 0.9 15 99
3 Rock, Anthony 19 157 8.3 81 4.3 238 12.5 44 2.3 0 0.0 17 0.9 16 8 8 0.4 8 56
8 Scott, Robert 22 193 8.8 76 3.5 269 12.2 27 1.2 0 0.0 43 2.0 12 14 6 0.3 3 39
24 Sholl, Craig 24 182 7.6 84 3.5 266 11.1 76 3.2 10 0.4 53 2.2 17 15 24 1.0 28 172
37 Simpson, Adam 19 175 9.2 112 5.9 287 15.1 46 2.4 6 0.3 45 2.4 14 19 9 0.5 10 64
38 Stevens, Danny 3 9 3.0 5 1.7 14 4.7 5 1.7 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 0 2 0.7 1 13
10 Stevens, Anthony 25 442 17.7 101 4.0 543 21.7 90 3.6 3 0.1 74 3.0 20 41 8 0.3 6 54
36 Watt, Shannon 2 2 1.0 3 1.5 5 2.5 1 0.5 1 0.5 3 1.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
30 Welsh, Scott 12 49 4.1 26 2.2 75 6.3 24 2.0 2 0.2 9 0.8 0 0 6 0.5 7 43
Totals 550 4893 8.9 2187 4.0 7080 12.9 1529 2.8 700 1.3 806 1.5 441 439 398 0.7 299 2687
 

Footnotes

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