Australian Football

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KEY FACTS

Official name
Essendon Recreation Reserve

Known as
Windy Hill

Coordinates
-37.751952,144.919673

Address
Napier Street, Essendon, VIC, 3040

Record crowds
V/AFL: 43,487 (Rd 3, 1966)
VFA: 23,272 (GF, 1989)

Opened
1881

Leagues
Australian Football League; Essendon District Football League; NAB League; Victorian Football Association; Victorian Football League

Current home clubs
Essendon Reserves

Former home clubs
Essendon; Essendon Association

Playing dimensions
164.5m (length) x 139.8m (width)

Footnotes

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