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On this day in Australian Football: August 6

Big Stats - Players

Goals
1932: Bill Mohr kicked 8 goals for St. Kilda against Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1966: Ted Fordham kicked 7 goals for Essendon against Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1966: Doug Wade kicked 8 goals for Geelong against St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1988: Phil Egan kicked 7 goals for Richmond against Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Barry Hall kicked 7 goals for Sydney against Essendon (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
Behinds
1932: Doug Strang kicked 6 behinds for Richmond against Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1966: Kevin Neale kicked 7 behinds for St. Kilda against Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1988: Jason Dunstall kicked 5 behinds for Hawthorn against Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2010: Kyle Hardingham kicked 5 behinds for Essendon against Carlton (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
Kicks
Handballs
2011: Jobe Watson had 20 handballs for Essendon vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
Marks
Hitouts
Tackles
Frees for
Frees against

Player Milestones

Debuts
Last game
1910: Henry Young played his last game for Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1927: Max Hislop played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1932: Percy Ellis played his last game for Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1938: Pat McNamara played his last game for Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1949: Bill Perkins played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1949: Les Jones played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1955: Jack Streader played his last game for Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1994: Dwayne Lamb played his last game for West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2000: Matthew Connell played his last game for Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Guy McKenna played his last game for West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Ben Harrison played his last game for Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Paul Symmons played his last game for West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Shaun Rehn played his last game for Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Brett James played his last game for Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Peter Caven played his last game for Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2000: Kym Koster played his last game for Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2011: Ryan Houlihan played his last game for Carlton (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2016: Josh Green played his last game for Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
Career games
1932: Percy Bentley played his 100th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1932: Hec McKay played his 100th V/AFL game: South Melbourne vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1932: Fred Williams played his 150th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1938: Jack Collins played his 100th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1949: Kevin Wade played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1949: Alby Rodda played his 100th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. North Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1955: Ron Kingston played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1960: Geoff Leek played his 150th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1966: Alan Morrow played his 150th V/AFL game: St. Kilda vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1977: Barry Cable played his 100th V/AFL game: North Melbourne vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1983: Robert Flower played his 200th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1983: Graeme Landy played his 100th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1988: David Glascott played his 150th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Sydney (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1989: Anthony Daniher played his 150th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R18)
1993: Richard Osborne played his 200th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. Essendon (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1995: Michael Sexton played his 100th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Footscray (AFL, Premiership Season, R18)
1999: Steven Alessio played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Phillip Read played his 100th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2011: Nick Maxwell played his 150th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Port Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2016: Justin Westhoff played his 200th V/AFL game: Port Adelaide vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2017: Tom Lynch played his 100th V/AFL game: Adelaide vs. Port Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2017: Jarryd Roughead played his 250th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2020: Paddy Ryder played his 250th V/AFL game: St. Kilda vs. Gold Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R10)
2022: Dougal Howard played his 100th V/AFL game: St. Kilda vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R21)
2022: Jake Kolodjashnij played his 150th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R21)
2022: Ben McEvoy played his 250th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Gold Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R21)
Career goals
1927: Jack Moriarty kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: Fitzroy vs. St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1938: Harry 'Soapy' Vallence kicked his 700th career V/AFL goal: Carlton vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1960: Ian Ridley kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1960: Frank Adams kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1960: Garry Young kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Hawthorn vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1977: Greg Wells kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1983: Gary Buckenara kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Hawthorn vs. Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1988: Stephen Wright kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Sydney vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1995: Paul Williams kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Collingwood vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R18)
1995: Roger Merrett kicked his 400th career V/AFL goal: Brisbane vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R18)
2005: Scott Lucas kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: Essendon vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2017: Josh Kennedy kicked his 500th career V/AFL goal: West Coast vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
Goals in a season
1927: Ted Johnson kicked his 50th goal for the season for South Melbourne vs. Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1932: Bill Mohr kicked his 50th goal for the season for St. Kilda vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1938: Clyde Helmer kicked his 50th goal for the season for Geelong vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1977: Peter Moore kicked his 50th goal for the season for Collingwood vs. St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1988: Jason Dunstall kicked his 100th goal for the season for Hawthorn vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1994: Gary Ablett, Snr kicked his 100th goal for the season for Geelong vs. North Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
1994: Matthew Richardson kicked his 50th goal for the season for Richmond vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2006: Matthew Pavlich kicked his 50th goal for the season for Fremantle vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R18)
2006: Daniel Bradshaw kicked his 50th goal for the season for Brisbane vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R18)
2011: Travis Cloke kicked his 50th goal for the season for Collingwood vs. Port Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2016: Josh Jenkins kicked his 50th goal for the season for Adelaide vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2017: Josh Kennedy kicked his 50th goal for the season for West Coast vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)

Big Stats - Teams

Final score
Winning margin
Aggregate score
1988: (282 total) Hawthorn 178 vs. Fitzroy 104 (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1988: (280 total) Richmond 149 vs. Melbourne 131 (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
Big crowds
2000: 65,078 attended Carlton vs. Richmond at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R22)
2010: 57,095 attended Essendon vs. Carlton at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2017: 58,342 attended Richmond vs. Hawthorn at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)

Birth & Deaths

Births
Deaths

Footnotes

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