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On this day in Australian Football: May 15

Big Stats - Players

Goals
1937: Ted Freyer kicked 7 goals for Essendon against Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
1937: Dick Harris kicked 8 goals for Richmond against Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
1948: Eddie Hart kicked 8 goals for Fitzroy against Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1971: Peter Hudson kicked 10 goals for Hawthorn against Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1976: Robert Walls kicked 10 goals for Carlton against Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1994: Gary Ablett, Snr kicked 14 goals for Geelong against Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
Behinds
1937: Bill Mohr kicked 8 behinds for St. Kilda against Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
1965: Paddy Guinane kicked 6 behinds for Richmond against Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1982: Simon Beasley kicked 6 behinds for Footscray against Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
Disposals
Kicks
Handballs
Marks
Hitouts
Tackles
Frees for
Frees against
1971: Don Scott gave away 7 frees for Hawthorn vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)

Player Milestones

Debuts
Last game
1915: Bill Hendrie played his last game for Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
1937: Bill Lowenthal played his last game for Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
1965: Ron Reeves played his last game for Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1965: Ken Goodland played his last game for Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1976: Dick Clay played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1982: Alle De Wolde played his last game for Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2004: Ben Kinnear played his last game for Collingwood (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2004: Glen Jakovich played his last game for West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2016: Michael Jamison played his last game for Carlton (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
Career games
1909: Bill Walker played his 100th V/AFL game: Fitzroy vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R3)
1937: Wally Carter played his 100th V/AFL game: North Melbourne vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R4)
1954: Roy McConnell played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1971: John Rantall played his 150th V/AFL game: South Melbourne vs. Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1976: Kevin Sheedy played his 200th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1988: Doug Hawkins played his 200th V/AFL game: Footscray vs. Brisbane (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1993: Anthony Condon played his 100th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Collingwood (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
1999: Nicky Winmar played his 250th V/AFL game: Western Bulldogs vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2004: Nick Davis played his 100th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2004: Nic Fosdike played his 100th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2004: Barry Hall played his 150th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2005: Jason Johnson played his 150th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Fremantle (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2010: Brent Harvey played his 300th V/AFL game: North Melbourne vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2011: Antoni Grover played his 200th V/AFL game: Fremantle vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2011: Brent Guerra played his 200th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2011: Nick Dal Santo played his 200th V/AFL game: St. Kilda vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2016: Michael Jamison played his 150th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Port Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2021: Ryan Lester played his 150th V/AFL game: Brisbane vs. Gold Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R9)
2021: Trent Dumont played his 100th V/AFL game: North Melbourne vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R9)
2022: Jack Redden played his 250th V/AFL game: West Coast vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R9)
Career goals
1948: Don 'Mopsy' Fraser, Jnr kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Richmond vs. Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1954: Jack Collins kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Footscray vs. North Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1965: Terry Waters kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Collingwood vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1965: Ian Law kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Hawthorn vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1965: John Peck kicked his 400th career V/AFL goal: Hawthorn vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R5)
1976: Robin Close kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Essendon vs. St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1982: Mark Jackson kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
1988: Phil Krakouer kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: North Melbourne vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1988: Warwick Capper kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: Brisbane vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R7)
1994: Darren Bewick kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Essendon vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
1999: Wayne Carey kicked his 500th career V/AFL goal: North Melbourne vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2004: Chris Tarrant kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Collingwood vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2010: Brendan Fevola kicked his 600th career V/AFL goal: Brisbane vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)
2016: Jack Watts kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. Western Bulldogs (AFL, Premiership Season, R8)

Big Stats - Teams

Aggregate score
Big crowds

Birth & Deaths

Births
Deaths

Footnotes

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