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On this day in Australian Football: April 3

Big Stats - Players

Goals
2004: Michael Voss kicked 7 goals for Brisbane against Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
Behinds
1971: Royce Hart kicked 8 behinds for Richmond against Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1972: Geoff Blethyn kicked 5 behinds for Essendon against Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1976: Robin Close kicked 6 behinds for Essendon against Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1976: Phil Carman kicked 5 behinds for Collingwood against Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
Disposals
Kicks
Handballs
Marks
Hitouts
Tackles
2016: Ed Curnow had 10 tackles for Carlton vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
Frees for
Frees against
1971: Don Scott gave away 8 frees for Hawthorn vs. Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)

Player Milestones

Debuts
Last game
1971: Colin Hobbs played his last game for Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1976: Gary Crane played his last game for Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
2005: Mark Stevens played his last game for Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
Career games
1971: Gary Crane played his 100th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. North Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1971: Peter McKenna played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1972: Ken Fletcher played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1976: Kevin Morris played his 100th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1982: Ian Nankervis played his 300th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1993: Andrew Bews played his 200th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. Collingwood (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
1999: Ben Graham played his 100th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. Western Bulldogs (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Andrew Kellaway played his 150th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2009: Simon Goodwin played his 250th V/AFL game: Adelaide vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2010: Heritier Lumumba played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2010: Dale Thomas played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2011: Michael Osborne played his 150th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2016: Zach Tuohy played his 100th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2021: Jack Steele played his 100th V/AFL game: St. Kilda vs. Essendon (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
2021: Jason Castagna played his 100th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
Career goals
1971: Doug Farrant kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: North Melbourne vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R1)
1998: Dean Kemp kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: West Coast vs. Collingwood (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2004: Michael Voss kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Brisbane vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
2005: Simon Beaumont kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Hawthorn vs. Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)

Big Stats - Teams

Aggregate score
1999: (289 total) Western Bulldogs 134 vs. Geelong 155 (AFL, Premiership Season, R2)
Big crowds
2022: 66,317 attended Carlton vs. Hawthorn 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.