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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

CEO
Dilena, Carl

President
Brayshaw, James

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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2016 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2016 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H North Melbourne 2.36.613.716.11 107 WON Adelaide 3.59.613.814.13 97 10 DOC Mar 26 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
2 A North Melbourne 2.38.813.1317.15 117 WON Brisbane 2.74.117.1211.17 83 34 GAB Apr 2 (Sat, 3:35) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 8.210.417.721.10 136 WON Melbourne 2.211.514.720.11 131 5 BEL Apr 10 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
4 H North Melbourne 5.410.614.920.12 132 WON Fremantle 2.77.1212.1414.17 101 31 DOC Apr 17 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 6.410.813.1018.11 119 WON Gold Coast 3.46.109.1311.15 81 38 CRR Apr 23 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 4.15.48.69.7 61 WON Western Bulldogs 2.13.46.66.9 45 16 DOC Apr 29 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 4.56.89.1211.16 82 WON St. Kilda 2.33.77.711.9 75 7 DOC May 8 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
8 A North Melbourne 4.28.610.1010.14 74 WON Essendon 0.20.45.58.12 60 14 DOC May 14 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
9 H North Melbourne 5.38.913.1017.11 113 WON Carlton 2.23.46.56.10 46 67 DOC May 21 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
10 A North Melbourne 2.26.57.79.11 65 LOST Sydney 6.18.212.314.7 91 -26 SCG May 27 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 5.47.913.1318.16 124 WON Richmond 1.53.84.107.12 54 70 BEL Jun 3 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 4.08.111.212.2 74 LOST Geelong 4.45.912.1115.15 105 -31 DOC Jun 11 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
13 H North Melbourne 3.54.117.1511.18 84 LOST Hawthorn 1.25.310.414.9 93 -9 DOC Jun 17 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 1.26.59.610.7 67 LOST Adelaide 3.84.138.1812.28 100 -33 ADO Jun 23 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
15 North Melbourne       Bye        
16 A North Melbourne 2.16.48.411.6 72 LOST West Coast 3.29.413.716.8 104 -32 SUB Jul 10 (Sun, 1:20) Scores
17 H North Melbourne 0.53.85.1710.17 77 LOST Port Adelaide 6.310.513.516.9 105 -28 DOC Jul 16 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 6.510.714.1018.16 124 WON Collingwood 2.24.410.712.12 84 40 DOC Jul 22 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 2.44.77.812.13 85 WON St. Kilda 1.42.73.108.14 62 23 DOC Jul 30 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
20 A North Melbourne 2.22.44.57.5 47 LOST Western Bulldogs 1.44.57.79.7 61 -14 DOC Aug 6 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 1.06.28.78.9 57 LOST Hawthorn 8.49.711.914.12 96 -39 MCG Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H North Melbourne 3.44.89.1310.16 76 LOST Sydney 5.46.811.912.13 85 -9 BEL Aug 20 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
23 H North Melbourne 3.15.36.89.9 63 LOST Greater Western Sydney 2.56.810.1114.16 100 -37 DOC Aug 27 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
1EF A North Melbourne 2.45.48.512.7 79 LOST Adelaide 4.66.1014.1121.15 141 -62 ADO Sep 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
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2016 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Anderson, Jed 10 60 6.0 47 4.7 107 10.7 21 2.1 0 0.0 32 3.2 5 6 2 0.2 4 16
18 Atley, Shaun 23 191 8.3 205 8.9 396 17.2 81 3.5 0 0.0 34 1.5 11 16 1 0.0 2 8
50 Brown, Ben 22 174 7.9 65 3.0 239 10.9 115 5.2 52 2.4 28 1.3 28 14 41 1.9 18 264
13 Clarke, Ryan 6 35 5.8 70 11.7 105 17.5 12 2.0 0 0.0 13 2.2 6 4 0 0.0 4 4
10 Cunnington, Ben 22 173 7.9 297 13.5 470 21.4 58 2.6 5 0.2 98 4.5 14 21 4 0.2 3 27
15 Dal Santo, Nick 22 249 11.3 296 13.5 545 24.8 79 3.6 9 0.4 72 3.3 15 9 6 0.3 5 41
38 Daw, Majak 9 52 5.8 34 3.8 86 9.6 34 3.8 72 8.0 28 3.1 5 7 9 1.0 12 66
14 Dumont, Trent 12 102 8.5 101 8.4 203 16.9 41 3.4 5 0.4 55 4.6 13 7 5 0.4 3 33
11 Firrito, Michael 22 165 7.5 117 5.3 282 12.8 83 3.8 0 0.0 26 1.2 14 19 0 0.0 0 0
27 Garner, Taylor 3 13 4.3 19 6.3 32 10.7 8 2.7 1 0.3 14 4.7 2 4 2 0.7 3 15
43 Gibson, Sam 23 286 12.4 239 10.4 525 22.8 120 5.2 0 0.0 65 2.8 27 8 13 0.6 11 89
22 Goldstein, Todd 22 128 5.8 175 8.0 303 13.8 69 3.1 804 36.5 69 3.1 38 19 20 0.9 7 127
6 Hansen, Lachlan 5 30 6.0 32 6.4 62 12.4 19 3.8 0 0.0 15 3.0 4 3 0 0.0 1 1
29 Harvey, Brent 23 290 12.6 206 9.0 496 21.6 98 4.3 0 0.0 56 2.4 19 15 36 1.6 24 240
4 Higgins, Shaun 9 67 7.4 83 9.2 150 16.7 34 3.8 1 0.1 31 3.4 8 3 11 1.2 5 71
5 Jacobs, Ben 7 31 4.4 56 8.0 87 12.4 12 1.7 0 0.0 25 3.6 3 2 1 0.1 1 7
34 Macmillan, Jamie 23 261 11.3 162 7.0 423 18.4 113 4.9 0 0.0 46 2.0 14 11 8 0.3 3 51
21 McDonald, Luke 15 129 8.6 79 5.3 208 13.9 62 4.1 0 0.0 32 2.1 6 10 2 0.1 2 14
2 McKenzie, Brad 14 152 10.9 60 4.3 212 15.1 52 3.7 0 0.0 33 2.4 6 6 1 0.1 1 7
17 Mullett, Aaron 15 166 11.1 74 4.9 240 16.0 47 3.1 0 0.0 28 1.9 8 6 1 0.1 6 12
28 Nahas, Robin 8 43 5.4 30 3.8 73 9.1 19 2.4 0 0.0 27 3.4 4 4 4 0.5 9 33
20 Petrie, Drew 23 168 7.3 85 3.7 253 11.0 110 4.8 13 0.6 52 2.3 28 24 27 1.2 19 181
44 Ray, Farren 4 24 6.0 19 4.8 43 10.8 7 1.8 0 0.0 6 1.5 1 1 1 0.3 1 7
9 Swallow, Andrew 22 175 8.0 272 12.4 447 20.3 53 2.4 0 0.0 165 7.5 25 33 0 0.0 5 5
25 Tarrant, Robbie 23 246 10.7 128 5.6 374 16.3 145 6.3 8 0.3 43 1.9 25 24 0 0.0 1 1
12 Thomas, Lindsay 22 178 8.1 86 3.9 264 12.0 65 3.0 1 0.0 66 3.0 27 33 37 1.7 28 250
16 Thompson, Scott 19 164 8.6 111 5.8 275 14.5 94 4.9 0 0.0 32 1.7 25 24 0 0.0 1 1
40 Turner, Kayne 2 3 1.5 12 6.0 15 7.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
41 Wagner, Corey 4 14 3.5 14 3.5 28 7.0 6 1.5 0 0.0 16 4.0 2 4 0 0.0 1 1
30 Waite, Jarrad 14 135 9.6 74 5.3 209 14.9 79 5.6 0 0.0 56 4.0 20 17 29 2.1 15 189
8 Wells, Daniel 19 224 11.8 215 11.3 439 23.1 67 3.5 2 0.1 82 4.3 11 10 5 0.3 5 35
32 Wood, Mason 8 68 8.5 46 5.8 114 14.3 38 4.8 0 0.0 26 3.3 12 6 12 1.5 8 80
19 Wright, Sam 8 78 9.8 44 5.5 122 15.3 33 4.1 0 0.0 19 2.4 4 3 0 0.0 0 0
7 Ziebell, Jack 23 352 15.3 163 7.1 515 22.4 84 3.7 12 0.5 112 4.9 43 28 18 0.8 13 121
Totals 506 4626 9.1 3716 7.3 8342 16.5 1962 3.9 985 1.9 1506 3.0 473 401 296 0.6 221 1997
 

Footnotes

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