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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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2003 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2003 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 4.37.710.814.12 96 WON St. Kilda 6.37.610.910.10 70 26 MCG Mar 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 4.48.710.1313.16 94 WON Geelong 4.66.108.149.17 71 23 KAR Apr 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 4.19.413.916.13 109 DRAW Brisbane 4.48.712.916.13 109 0 DOC Apr 12 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 5.29.712.719.8 122 LOST Fremantle 5.411.721.1125.17 167 -45 SUB Apr 20 (Sun, 1:40) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 4.26.510.1016.17 113 LOST Carlton 3.66.912.1118.14 122 -9 DOC Apr 26 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 3.17.68.129.16 70 LOST Adelaide 5.38.511.819.10 124 -54 DOC May 2 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 4.310.714.818.9 117 WON Hawthorn 4.47.59.813.11 89 28 DOC May 9 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 3.16.47.77.7 49 LOST Port Adelaide 3.46.69.715.13 103 -54 FBP May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 5.17.311.612.12 84 WON Sydney 3.24.45.98.11 59 25 MAN May 25 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 7.010.419.524.12 156 WON Western Bulldogs 7.214.719.1322.13 145 11 DOC May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 3.48.510.1213.14 92 WON Richmond 4.28.610.913.11 89 3 DOC Jun 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 5.37.611.914.12 96 WON Essendon 5.07.312.613.10 88 8 DOC Jun 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 4.36.37.610.7 67 LOST West Coast 3.47.69.811.10 76 -9 SUB Jun 29 (Sun, 1:40) Scores
14 H North Melbourne 1.32.56.67.8 50 LOST Collingwood 4.37.614.919.12 126 -76 DOC Jul 5 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 4.39.313.715.11 101 WON Melbourne 3.47.79.1014.10 94 7 MCG Jul 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 3.18.315.819.13 127 LOST St. Kilda 10.113.318.421.6 132 -5 DOC Jul 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 3.48.511.616.8 104 WON Geelong 4.17.510.812.14 86 18 MAN Jul 26 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 1.25.108.1311.17 83 LOST Brisbane 5.310.313.1020.17 137 -54 GAB Aug 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 3.27.412.615.8 98 LOST Fremantle 2.36.410.615.9 99 -1 MCG Aug 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 1.16.312.814.12 96 LOST Hawthorn 3.36.78.916.14 110 -14 DOC Aug 16 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 1.64.127.159.20 74 WON Adelaide 4.26.47.410.4 64 10 FBP Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A North Melbourne 5.512.822.1128.19 187 WON Carlton 1.42.64.89.9 63 124 DOC Aug 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
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2003 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Archer, Glenn 17 145 8.5 59 3.5 204 12.0 62 3.6 1 0.1 29 1.7 14 16 10 0.6 5 65
27 Baird, John 20 143 7.2 90 4.5 233 11.7 76 3.8 4 0.2 28 1.4 6 9 2 0.1 0 12
25 Bourke, David 1 3 3.0 5 5.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0 1 1.0 0 6
16 Brown, Leigh 22 135 6.1 70 3.2 205 9.3 75 3.4 50 2.3 35 1.6 10 30 10 0.5 6 66
22 Burton, Matthew 10 31 3.1 30 3.0 61 6.1 18 1.8 136 13.6 7 0.7 5 7 3 0.3 2 20
23 Clayton, Shane 13 105 8.1 65 5.0 170 13.1 56 4.3 0 0.0 8 0.6 6 1 1 0.1 2 8
43 Clayton, Jeremy 5 24 4.8 13 2.6 37 7.4 9 1.8 0 0.0 9 1.8 4 2 4 0.8 1 25
2 Colbert, Leigh 14 92 6.6 82 5.9 174 12.4 64 4.6 1 0.1 12 0.9 5 9 0 0.0 0 0
42 Firrito, Michael 2 6 3.0 2 1.0 8 4.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
6 Grant, Shannon 20 287 14.4 159 8.0 446 22.3 108 5.4 0 0.0 41 2.1 15 17 22 1.1 23 155
31 Hale, David 3 5 1.7 3 1.0 8 2.7 4 1.3 8 2.7 1 0.3 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
39 Harding, Leigh 18 102 5.7 36 2.0 138 7.7 46 2.6 0 0.0 25 1.4 13 6 33 1.8 14 212
4 Harris, Daniel 14 95 6.8 79 5.6 174 12.4 31 2.2 0 0.0 46 3.3 10 5 5 0.4 6 36
29 Harvey, Brent 21 314 15.0 137 6.5 451 21.5 94 4.5 0 0.0 38 1.8 18 11 28 1.3 20 188
21 Jones, Corey 19 226 11.9 63 3.3 289 15.2 106 5.6 27 1.4 60 3.2 20 12 27 1.4 22 184
34 King, David 21 286 13.6 51 2.4 337 16.0 99 4.7 4 0.2 44 2.1 8 17 26 1.2 27 183
35 Makepeace, Troy 22 248 11.3 108 4.9 356 16.2 94 4.3 0 0.0 41 1.9 10 6 3 0.1 6 24
5 McCartney, Jason 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 1 7
32 Morrell, Digby 14 78 5.6 33 2.4 111 7.9 47 3.4 7 0.5 18 1.3 11 11 18 1.3 16 124
44 Motlop, Shannon 3 28 9.3 14 4.7 42 14.0 12 4.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 0 3 2 0.7 2 14
19 Motlop, Daniel 15 120 8.0 65 4.3 185 12.3 61 4.1 12 0.8 41 2.7 5 15 16 1.1 13 109
20 Petrie, Drew 22 172 7.8 64 2.9 236 10.7 107 4.9 76 3.5 67 3.0 12 19 28 1.3 21 189
17 Porter, Mark 19 54 2.8 59 3.1 113 5.9 24 1.3 273 14.4 42 2.2 21 16 2 0.1 1 13
3 Rawlings, Brady 20 231 11.6 141 7.1 372 18.6 105 5.3 0 0.0 34 1.7 10 6 8 0.4 3 51
30 Robbins, Ben 17 100 5.9 163 9.6 263 15.5 46 2.7 1 0.1 55 3.2 10 5 4 0.2 3 27
26 Rocca, Sav 15 78 5.2 16 1.1 94 6.3 53 3.5 37 2.5 13 0.9 6 8 24 1.6 11 155
7 Simpson, Adam 21 327 15.6 205 9.8 532 25.3 126 6.0 44 2.1 45 2.1 20 14 11 0.5 6 72
9 Sinclair, Jess 20 268 13.4 114 5.7 382 19.1 103 5.2 0 0.0 29 1.5 11 12 9 0.5 4 58
10 Stevens, Anthony 20 275 13.8 155 7.8 430 21.5 92 4.6 1 0.1 63 3.2 17 23 10 0.5 8 68
12 Stevens, Michael 4 36 9.0 14 3.5 50 12.5 18 4.5 1 0.3 2 0.5 2 4 1 0.3 2 8
40 Teague, David 7 31 4.4 31 4.4 62 8.9 14 2.0 0 0.0 11 1.6 5 1 0 0.0 0 0
1 Watson, Ashley 4 22 5.5 10 2.5 32 8.0 8 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
36 Watt, Shannon 22 111 5.0 93 4.2 204 9.3 69 3.1 0 0.0 29 1.3 16 18 0 0.0 1 1
8 Wells, Daniel 18 149 8.3 67 3.7 216 12.0 64 3.6 9 0.5 39 2.2 9 7 10 0.6 7 67
Totals 484 4330 8.9 2296 4.7 6626 13.7 1895 3.9 693 1.4 925 1.9 301 313 319 0.7 233 2147
 

Footnotes

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