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On this day in Australian Football: August 7

Big Stats - Players

Goals
1993: Tony Modra kicked 7 goals for Adelaide against Fitzroy (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1994: Chris Grant kicked 7 goals for Footscray against Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
Behinds
1971: Barry Davis kicked 7 behinds for Essendon against Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1982: Mick Conlan kicked 5 behinds for Fitzroy against St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Trent Croad kicked 5 behinds for Hawthorn against Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2009: Brendan Fevola kicked 6 behinds for Carlton against Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2015: Taylor Walker kicked 5 behinds for Adelaide against Richmond (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
Kicks
Handballs
1993: Paul Couch had 21 handballs for Geelong vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1993: Brad Boyd had 20 handballs for Fitzroy vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2009: Bryce Gibbs had 21 handballs for Carlton vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
Marks
Tackles
Frees for
Frees against

Player Milestones

Debuts
Last game
1926: Vince Irwin played his last game for Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R13)
1943: Danny Guinane played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R13)
1948: Bill Scanlan played his last game for Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1965: Ray McHugh played his last game for St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1971: Don Davenport played his last game for Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1976: Geoff Blethyn played his last game for Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1982: Neville Taylor played his last game for Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2004: Joe Misiti played his last game for Essendon (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2009: Kane Tenace played his last game for Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2010: Brett Jones played his last game for West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2010: Simon Taylor played his last game for Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2016: Andrew Walker played his last game for Carlton (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2021: Liam Jones played his last game for Carlton (AFL, Premiership Season, R21)
Career games
1915: Percy Ogden played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1926: Bob Corbett played his 100th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R13)
1943: Danny Guinane played his 100th V/AFL game: Richmond vs. Footscray (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R13)
1943: Jack Cassin played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R13)
1954: Charlie Sutton played his 150th V/AFL game: Footscray vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R15)
1971: Gary Crane played his 100th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1976: Tony Sullivan played his 150th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1976: Kevin Heath played his 150th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1993: Gary Pert played his 200th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1993: Stewart Loewe played his 150th V/AFL game: St. Kilda vs. Collingwood (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1994: Michael McLean played his 150th V/AFL game: Brisbane vs. Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2004: John Barker played his 150th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Western Bulldogs (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2004: Mark Ricciuto played his 250th V/AFL game: Adelaide vs. St. Kilda (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Shane Crawford played his 250th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Daniel Bradshaw played his 150th V/AFL game: Brisbane vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Danny Jacobs played his 100th V/AFL game: Hawthorn vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2010: Heath Shaw played his 100th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2016: James Polkinghorne played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2016: Will Schofield played his 150th V/AFL game: West Coast vs. Fremantle (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
2022: Adam Saad played his 150th V/AFL game: Carlton vs. Brisbane (AFL, Premiership Season, R21)
2022: Rory Laird played his 200th V/AFL game: Adelaide vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, R21)
Career goals
1915: Dick Lee kicked his 400th career V/AFL goal: Collingwood vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1920: George Bayliss kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Richmond vs. Geelong (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1920: George Heinz kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Melbourne vs. St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R14)
1937: Roy Moore kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: South Melbourne vs. Fitzroy (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R16)
1943: Alby Pannam kicked his 400th career V/AFL goal: Collingwood vs. North Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R13)
1976: Alex Jesaulenko kicked his 400th career V/AFL goal: Carlton vs. St. Kilda (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1993: Gary Ablett, Snr kicked his 700th career V/AFL goal: Geelong vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1994: Chris Grant kicked his 200th career V/AFL goal: Footscray vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
1994: Darren Kappler kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Sydney vs. Fitzroy (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
1999: Glenn Archer kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: North Melbourne vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1999: Lance Whitnall kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Carlton vs. Fremantle (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2004: Fraser Gehrig kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: St. Kilda vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Daniel Bradshaw kicked his 300th career V/AFL goal: Brisbane vs. Hawthorn (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2005: Warren Tredrea kicked his 400th career V/AFL goal: Port Adelaide vs. Carlton (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2016: Joe Daniher kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Essendon vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
Goals in a season
1971: Bill Ryan kicked his 50th goal for the season for Geelong vs. Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1982: Peter Daicos kicked his 50th goal for the season for Collingwood vs. Hawthorn (V/AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1993: Tony Modra kicked his 100th goal for the season for Adelaide vs. Fitzroy (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1993: Alastair Lynch kicked his 50th goal for the season for Fitzroy vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
1994: Chris Grant kicked his 50th goal for the season for Footscray vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R20)
1999: Wayne Carey kicked his 50th goal for the season for North Melbourne vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
2004: Nick Riewoldt kicked his 50th goal for the season for St. Kilda vs. Adelaide (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)

Big Stats - Teams

Final score
Winning margin
Aggregate score
Comeback
2004: North Melbourne won from 40 points down at 3QT vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)
Big crowds
2009: 55,057 attended Carlton vs. Geelong at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, R19)

Birth & Deaths

Births
Deaths

Footnotes

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