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On this day in Australian Football: April 2

Big Stats - Players

Goals
1993: Jeff Hogg kicked 7 goals for Richmond against Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2000: Tony Modra kicked 7 goals for Fremantle against Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
2004: David Neitz kicked 9 goals for Melbourne against Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
Behinds
1977: Garry Foulds kicked 8 behinds for Essendon against St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1977: Rod Galt kicked 6 behinds for Carlton against Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1977: Robert Lamb kicked 6 behinds for Richmond against Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1994: Allen Jakovich kicked 10 behinds for Melbourne against Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2000: Tony Modra kicked 7 behinds for Fremantle against Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
Disposals
Kicks
Handballs
Marks
Hitouts
Tackles
Frees for
1988: Chris Mew received 7 frees for Hawthorn vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
Frees against

Player Milestones

Debuts
Last game
1977: Graeme Bond played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1993: Matthew Campbell played his last game for Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1994: Russell Morris played his last game for St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2017: Zac Dawson played his last game for Fremantle (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
Career games
1977: Peter 'Percy' Jones played his 200th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1977: Des Tuddenham played his 250th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1983: Allan Edwards played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1983: Billy Picken played his 200th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1983: Geoff Southby played his 250th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1994: Craig Sholl played his 100th V/AFL game: North Melbourne vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1994: James Manson played his 150th V/AFL game: Fitzroy vs. Essendon (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1994: Peter Rohde played his 150th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1995: Brett Heady played his 100th V/AFL game: West Coast vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
2000: David Neitz played his 150th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
2004: Nathan Brown played his 150th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Adam Goodes played his 150th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. North Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Luke Darcy played his 200th V/AFL game: Western Bulldogs vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Daniel Chick played his 200th V/AFL game: West Coast vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Matthew Primus played his 150th V/AFL game: Port Adelaide vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2006: Brent Guerra played his 100th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Fremantle (AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
2011: Matthew Pavlich played his 250th V/AFL game: Fremantle vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2016: Daniel Talia played his 100th V/AFL game: Adelaide vs. Port Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2017: Danyle Pearce played his 250th V/AFL game: Fremantle vs. Port Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2018: Paul Puopolo played his 150th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2023: David Swallow played his 200th V/AFL game: Gold Coast vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
2023: Clayton Oliver played his 150th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
Career goals
1977: Barry Cable kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: North Melbourne vs. Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1977: Michael Moncrieff kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: Hawthorn vs. North Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1988: Mark Harvey kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Essendon vs. North Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1995: Tony Lockett kicked his 900th career V/AFL goal: Sydney vs. Footscray (AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
2004: Cameron Bruce kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Brendon Lade kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Port Adelaide vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2016: Jake Stringer kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Western Bulldogs vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2016: Jarrad Waite kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: North Melbourne vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2021: Adam Treloar kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Western Bulldogs vs. North Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
2022: Lincoln McCarthy kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Brisbane vs. North Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)

Big Stats - Teams

Winning margin
Comeback
2022: Geelong won from 30 points down at 3QT vs. Collingwood (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
Big crowds
1995: 87,119 attended Carlton vs. Collingwood at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
2015: 83,493 attended Carlton vs. Richmond at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
2016: 50,424 attended Essendon vs. Melbourne at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2018: 73,189 attended Geelong vs. Hawthorn at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2022: 52,974 attended Collingwood vs. Geelong at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)

Birth & Deaths

Births
Deaths

Footnotes

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