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KEY FACTS

Official name
Footscray Football Club (trading as Western Bulldogs Football Club)

Known as
Western Bulldogs

Nickname
Bulldogs

Former name
Footscray

Former name date
1997-01-01

Formed
1883 (as Footscray); 1997 (named changed to Western Bulldogs)

Colours
Red, white and blue

Associated clubs
Footscray; Western Bulldogs WFC; Western Bulldogs WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1886–1924

Home Ground
Docklands

AFL Premierships
2016 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1954 (1 total)

VFA Premierships
1898-9-1900, 1908, 1913, 1919-20, 1923-4 (9 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Victoria - 1924 (1 total); V/AFL Night Series: 1963-4, 1967, 1970, 2010 (5 total)

Most Games
364 - Brad Johnson (1994-2010)

Most Goals
575 - Simon Beasley (1982-1989)

League Top Goalkickers
J.Collins (84) 1954 & (74) 1957; K.Templeton (118) 1978 & (91) 1979; S.Beasley (105) 1985; B.Hall (80) 2010 (4 winners/6 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Alan Hopkins 1930; Norm Ware 1941; Peter Box 1956; John Schultz 1960; Gary Dempsey 1975; Kelvin Templeton 1980; Brad Hardie 1985; Tony Liberatore 1990; Scott Wynd 1992; Adam Cooney 2008 (10 total)

Headquarters
417 Barkly St, Footscray, VIC 3011

Postal Address
PO Box 4112 DC, Footscray West, VIC, 3012

Phone: (03) 9680 6100 

Email
godogs@westernbulldogs.com.au

Website
westernbulldogs.com.au

CEO
Garlick, Simon

President
Gordon, Peter

Western Bulldogs



"In actuality, Footscray in the 1950s was gradually assembling its greatest array of talent ever, and an inability to perform under pressure was certainly never an issue for players like Herb Henderson, Jack Collins, Charlie Sutton or Ted Whitten ... Collins, the VFL's top goalkicker in 1954 and 1957, was arguably Footscray's greatest ever full forward; Sutton, although best remembered as a highly accomplished back pocket player, was capable of playing almost anywhere, and indeed jointly topped the club's goalkicking list in 1951. Whitten, of course, was simply incomparable..."

John Devaney extols the virtues of the blue-collar Bulldogs, Footscray - the team of the mighty west.

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2014 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Western Bulldogs' 2014 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Western Bulldogs 2.13.15.311.3 69 LOST West Coast 4.29.413.621.8 134 -65 SUB Mar 23 (Sun, 7:40) Scores
2 H Western Bulldogs 0.32.35.48.6 54 LOST North Melbourne 2.22.56.812.11 83 -29 DOC Mar 30 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
3 H Western Bulldogs 5.49.511.915.10 100 WON Richmond 2.43.49.615.8 98 2 DOC Apr 5 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
4 A Western Bulldogs 1.15.510.617.8 110 WON Greater Western Sydney 5.38.711.812.11 83 27 MAN Apr 12 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
5 H Western Bulldogs 3.38.612.813.13 91 LOST Carlton 7.313.616.918.11 119 -28 DOC Apr 20 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
6 H Western Bulldogs 4.26.56.612.11 83 LOST Adelaide 1.45.78.1013.14 92 -9 DOC Apr 27 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 A Western Bulldogs 3.55.87.99.11 65 LOST Essendon 3.33.69.1010.13 73 -8 DOC May 3 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 A Western Bulldogs 3.25.79.715.9 99 WON Melbourne 2.25.510.612.11 83 16 MCG May 10 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
9 Western Bulldogs       Bye        
10 A Western Bulldogs 3.35.86.1010.14 74 LOST Gold Coast 4.07.215.918.11 119 -45 CRR May 25 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
11 H Western Bulldogs 1.42.85.126.15 51 LOST Fremantle 4.28.39.613.11 89 -38 DOC Jun 1 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
12 H Western Bulldogs 5.37.59.513.9 87 LOST Brisbane 4.311.813.914.11 95 -8 DOC Jun 7 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 A Western Bulldogs 4.29.513.616.10 106 WON Collingwood 3.29.412.615.8 98 8 DOC Jun 15 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
14 A Western Bulldogs 3.55.56.78.8 56 LOST Port Adelaide 3.17.513.919.14 128 -72 ADO Jun 21 (Sat, 1:15) Scores
15 H Western Bulldogs 4.17.410.414.7 91 WON Melbourne 1.33.410.513.7 85 6 DOC Jun 29 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
16 A Western Bulldogs 0.43.66.117.14 56 LOST Geelong 3.37.59.810.9 69 -13 KAR Jul 6 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
17 H Western Bulldogs 5.15.57.1213.16 94 WON Gold Coast 2.36.67.109.12 66 28 CAZ Jul 12 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
18 H Western Bulldogs 3.38.612.814.10 94 LOST Essendon 4.27.510.715.11 101 -7 DOC Jul 20 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
19 A Western Bulldogs 2.12.55.76.9 45 LOST Hawthorn 5.27.611.716.11 107 -62 YOR Aug 3 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
20 A Western Bulldogs 7.410.613.1018.14 122 WON St. Kilda 3.17.410.615.9 99 23 DOC Aug 10 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
21 A Western Bulldogs 1.05.67.118.13 61 LOST North Melbourne 5.28.212.517.9 111 -50 DOC Aug 17 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 H Western Bulldogs 1.25.57.109.13 67 LOST Sydney 7.311.517.720.10 130 -63 DOC Aug 24 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
23 H Western Bulldogs 2.45.811.1415.19 109 LOST Greater Western Sydney 4.010.412.618.7 115 -6 DOC Aug 31 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
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2014 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
47 Austin, Mark 11 57 5.2 42 3.8 99 9.0 32 2.9 0 0.0 14 1.3 6 11 0 0.0 0 0
4 Bontempelli, Marcus 16 133 8.3 121 7.6 254 15.9 47 2.9 15 0.9 55 3.4 5 5 15 0.9 10 100
5 Boyd, Matthew 19 249 13.1 249 13.1 498 26.2 69 3.6 4 0.2 82 4.3 15 13 7 0.4 11 53
45 Campbell, Tom 7 22 3.1 24 3.4 46 6.6 13 1.9 69 9.9 19 2.7 4 4 4 0.6 2 26
17 Cooney, Adam 18 190 10.6 164 9.1 354 19.7 67 3.7 0 0.0 59 3.3 13 6 13 0.7 6 84
49 Cordy, Ayce 1 4 4.0 6 6.0 10 10.0 1 1.0 14 14.0 3 3.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
8 Crameri, Stewart 22 168 7.6 133 6.0 301 13.7 79 3.6 0 0.0 55 2.5 12 16 37 1.7 17 239
6 Dahlhaus, Luke 21 239 11.4 214 10.2 453 21.6 71 3.4 0 0.0 87 4.1 31 10 17 0.8 23 125
33 Darley, Sam 5 40 8.0 28 5.6 68 13.6 11 2.2 0 0.0 12 2.4 1 6 1 0.2 0 6
29 Dickson, Tory 4 18 4.5 21 5.3 39 9.8 9 2.3 0 0.0 9 2.3 2 1 3 0.8 1 19
13 Giansiracusa, Daniel 15 100 6.7 63 4.2 163 10.9 41 2.7 0 0.0 18 1.2 7 10 15 1.0 10 100
44 Goodes, Brett 2 15 7.5 6 3.0 21 10.5 6 3.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 Grant, Jarrad 4 24 6.0 25 6.3 49 12.3 13 3.3 0 0.0 10 2.5 1 1 2 0.5 0 12
16 Griffen, Ryan 19 219 11.5 217 11.4 436 22.9 35 1.8 0 0.0 99 5.2 24 20 10 0.5 10 70
7 Higgins, Shaun 20 212 10.6 196 9.8 408 20.4 72 3.6 0 0.0 64 3.2 11 17 9 0.5 4 58
22 Honeychurch, Mitch 3 9 3.0 15 5.0 24 8.0 3 1.0 0 0.0 11 3.7 2 0 1 0.3 2 8
30 Howard, Christian 2 8 4.0 7 3.5 15 7.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 5 2.5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
24 Hrovat, Nathan 12 105 8.8 108 9.0 213 17.8 40 3.3 0 0.0 37 3.1 13 3 8 0.7 7 55
26 Hunter, Lachie 14 126 9.0 72 5.1 198 14.1 51 3.6 0 0.0 37 2.6 11 7 9 0.6 13 67
39 Johannisen, Jason 11 111 10.1 67 6.1 178 16.2 42 3.8 0 0.0 26 2.4 5 9 2 0.2 4 16
19 Jones, Liam 10 59 5.9 41 4.1 100 10.0 35 3.5 13 1.3 19 1.9 12 9 12 1.2 4 76
46 Jong, Lin 6 28 4.7 41 6.8 69 11.5 10 1.7 0 0.0 25 4.2 5 5 3 0.5 1 19
21 Liberatore, Tom 22 244 11.1 278 12.6 522 23.7 61 2.8 4 0.2 173 7.9 29 24 7 0.3 5 47
11 Macrae, Jack 21 302 14.4 260 12.4 562 26.8 119 5.7 0 0.0 86 4.1 36 10 9 0.4 5 59
27 Minson, Will 21 144 6.9 108 5.1 252 12.0 33 1.6 757 36.0 81 3.9 19 40 4 0.2 6 30
38 Morris, Dale 20 119 6.0 108 5.4 227 11.4 82 4.1 0 0.0 47 2.4 16 8 0 0.0 0 0
2 Murphy, Bob 22 294 13.4 158 7.2 452 20.5 91 4.1 0 0.0 39 1.8 8 13 4 0.2 5 29
42 Picken, Liam 22 217 9.9 185 8.4 402 18.3 85 3.9 0 0.0 88 4.0 22 21 3 0.1 6 24
43 Redpath, Jack 3 9 3.0 11 3.7 20 6.7 6 2.0 9 3.0 5 1.7 0 1 2 0.7 0 12
18 Roberts, Fletcher 5 19 3.8 16 3.2 35 7.0 10 2.0 6 1.2 10 2.0 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
23 Roughead, Jordan 15 92 6.1 79 5.3 171 11.4 66 4.4 7 0.5 32 2.1 4 22 0 0.0 1 1
14 Smith, Clay 1 8 8.0 5 5.0 13 13.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1
25 Stevens, Koby 20 142 7.1 205 10.3 347 17.4 73 3.7 2 0.1 50 2.5 11 19 14 0.7 9 93
9 Stringer, Jake 18 133 7.4 87 4.8 220 12.2 55 3.1 0 0.0 43 2.4 13 13 26 1.4 15 171
32 Talia, Michael 3 18 6.0 18 6.0 36 12.0 10 3.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 6 0 0.0 0 0
15 Tutt, Jason 7 67 9.6 33 4.7 100 14.3 14 2.0 0 0.0 32 4.6 6 5 10 1.4 3 63
3 Wallis, Mitch 13 77 5.9 137 10.5 214 16.5 19 1.5 0 0.0 57 4.4 11 20 2 0.2 2 14
12 Williams, Tom 7 48 6.9 26 3.7 74 10.6 28 4.0 4 0.6 7 1.0 5 6 6 0.9 1 37
10 Wood, Easton 18 131 7.3 142 7.9 273 15.2 62 3.4 0 0.0 42 2.3 11 5 1 0.1 2 8
31 Young, Tom 4 22 5.5 25 6.3 47 11.8 12 3.0 0 0.0 4 1.0 0 4 1 0.3 0 6
Totals 484 4222 8.7 3741 7.7 7963 16.5 1575 3.3 904 1.9 1548 3.2 379 373 257 0.5 187 1729
 

Footnotes

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