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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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2005 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2005 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 3.46.610.716.9 105 WON Carlton 3.55.87.1012.13 85 20 DOC Mar 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 2.54.87.912.10 82 WON Sydney 2.54.117.147.17 59 23 MAN Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A North Melbourne 2.26.310.715.10 100 WON St. Kilda 3.37.512.714.9 93 7 DOC Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 4.47.511.614.9 93 WON Collingwood 5.38.510.613.12 90 3 MCG Apr 15 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 H North Melbourne 3.49.812.1116.12 108 WON Hawthorn 3.34.511.613.11 89 19 MCG Apr 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A North Melbourne 2.06.07.110.4 64 LOST Adelaide 3.67.79.1310.14 74 -10 FBP Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 2.53.98.1110.12 72 LOST Port Adelaide 4.212.415.818.11 119 -47 FBP May 8 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 3.58.910.1213.14 92 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.37.414.618.10 118 -26 DOC May 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 1.54.87.128.13 61 LOST Geelong 6.68.815.1222.14 146 -85 KAR May 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 6.17.512.717.10 112 WON Brisbane 2.65.98.1113.15 93 19 GAB May 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 3.64.76.911.14 80 LOST Melbourne 3.46.812.1117.14 116 -36 MAN Jun 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
12 H North Melbourne 4.17.414.617.7 109 WON Richmond 2.65.108.1210.20 80 29 DOC Jun 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 1.45.76.118.18 66 WON Fremantle 3.14.46.66.8 44 22 SUB Jun 19 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 7.311.614.1319.14 128 WON Essendon 2.37.58.613.8 86 42 DOC Jul 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 3.46.69.914.13 97 LOST West Coast 3.28.414.615.11 101 -4 DOC Jul 8 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
16 A North Melbourne 6.010.412.916.13 109 WON Hawthorn 3.26.59.710.8 68 41 DOC Jul 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 4.27.510.916.13 109 LOST Adelaide 6.212.516.719.8 122 -13 DOC Jul 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H North Melbourne 1.23.310.715.10 100 WON Port Adelaide 4.39.711.1114.12 96 4 MAN Jul 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
19 A North Melbourne 3.47.78.1015.14 104 WON Collingwood 3.27.710.1114.14 98 6 DOC Aug 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 3.16.29.513.7 85 LOST St. Kilda 5.211.612.816.12 108 -23 DOC Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 1.14.37.79.10 64 LOST Sydney 7.212.314.815.11 101 -37 SCG Aug 21 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 A North Melbourne 2.25.711.817.11 113 WON Carlton 4.15.68.912.11 83 30 DOC Aug 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
1EF H North Melbourne 6.67.710.911.11 77 LOST Port Adelaide 6.112.320.626.8 164 -87 DOC Sep 4 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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2005 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 22 277 12.6 77 3.5 354 16.1 104 4.7 3 0.1 61 2.8 18 21 7 0.3 2 44
27 Baird, John 4 21 5.3 17 4.3 38 9.5 17 4.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 0 1 1 0.3 0 6
16 Brown, Leigh 23 127 5.5 107 4.7 234 10.2 88 3.8 12 0.5 29 1.3 13 24 3 0.1 4 22
2 Colbert, Leigh 21 196 9.3 145 6.9 341 16.2 132 6.3 9 0.4 24 1.1 21 9 0 0.0 0 0
24 Firrito, Michael 23 168 7.3 105 4.6 273 11.9 84 3.7 30 1.3 74 3.2 11 24 5 0.2 4 34
6 Grant, Shannon 23 296 12.9 135 5.9 431 18.7 122 5.3 0 0.0 29 1.3 35 20 39 1.7 24 258
17 Grima, Blake 3 12 4.0 7 2.3 19 6.3 6 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 2 0 0 0.0 1 1
31 Hale, David 23 132 5.7 76 3.3 208 9.0 86 3.7 224 9.7 46 2.0 32 7 14 0.6 2 86
39 Harding, Leigh 16 115 7.2 45 2.8 160 10.0 52 3.3 0 0.0 36 2.3 14 8 18 1.1 16 124
4 Harris, Daniel 22 151 6.9 195 8.9 346 15.7 53 2.4 0 0.0 76 3.5 18 12 6 0.3 1 37
29 Harvey, Brent 23 325 14.1 188 8.2 513 22.3 108 4.7 0 0.0 49 2.1 24 16 23 1.0 17 155
21 Jones, Corey 23 237 10.3 94 4.1 331 14.4 104 4.5 11 0.5 57 2.5 38 14 38 1.7 32 260
40 LeCras, Brent 4 17 4.3 10 2.5 27 6.8 6 1.5 0 0.0 4 1.0 3 3 1 0.3 3 9
35 Makepeace, Troy 23 233 10.1 103 4.5 336 14.6 89 3.9 0 0.0 39 1.7 13 6 6 0.3 2 38
33 McIntosh, Hamish 1 5 5.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
19 Motlop, Daniel 3 8 2.7 4 1.3 12 4.0 6 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 1 2 1 0.3 1 7
43 Perkins, Justin 4 18 4.5 12 3.0 30 7.5 9 2.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
20 Petrie, Drew 22 169 7.7 59 2.7 228 10.4 84 3.8 229 10.4 66 3.0 19 31 11 0.5 7 73
25 Picioane, Lance 15 121 8.1 65 4.3 186 12.4 49 3.3 1 0.1 26 1.7 8 11 2 0.1 5 17
30 Pratt, Daniel 17 127 7.5 62 3.6 189 11.1 73 4.3 1 0.1 27 1.6 9 18 0 0.0 2 2
3 Rawlings, Brady 20 186 9.3 149 7.5 335 16.8 86 4.3 0 0.0 44 2.2 19 11 9 0.5 7 61
26 Rocca, Sav 20 120 6.0 26 1.3 146 7.3 95 4.8 26 1.3 5 0.3 6 14 43 2.2 28 286
32 Sansbury, Eddie 10 49 4.9 38 3.8 87 8.7 24 2.4 0 0.0 20 2.0 3 12 5 0.5 5 35
7 Simpson, Adam 21 230 11.0 183 8.7 413 19.7 84 4.0 28 1.3 63 3.0 21 12 3 0.1 1 19
9 Sinclair, Jess 20 288 14.4 122 6.1 410 20.5 129 6.5 0 0.0 47 2.4 24 13 2 0.1 3 15
10 Smith, Jesse 6 33 5.5 20 3.3 53 8.8 16 2.7 0 0.0 8 1.3 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
12 Stevens, Michael 20 174 8.7 68 3.4 242 12.1 72 3.6 2 0.1 23 1.2 6 16 10 0.5 2 62
23 Thompson, Nathan 23 189 8.2 39 1.7 228 9.9 138 6.0 40 1.7 14 0.6 21 17 52 2.3 29 341
13 Trotter, David 3 9 3.0 4 1.3 13 4.3 4 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 1 1 0.3 1 7
14 Urch, Callum 3 21 7.0 6 2.0 27 9.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 16 5.3 3 4 0 0.0 0 0
1 Watson, Ashley 1 1 1.0 2 2.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
36 Watt, Shannon 22 146 6.6 70 3.2 216 9.8 93 4.2 3 0.1 13 0.6 4 18 0 0.0 1 1
8 Wells, Daniel 22 246 11.2 148 6.7 394 17.9 86 3.9 9 0.4 43 2.0 13 14 12 0.5 10 82
Totals 506 4447 8.8 2382 4.7 6829 13.5 2106 4.2 630 1.2 959 1.9 404 363 312 0.6 211 2083
 

Footnotes

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