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On this day in Australian Football: September 24

Big Stats - Players

Goals
Behinds
1983: Leigh Matthews kicked 5 behinds for Hawthorn against Essendon (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
Kicks
Handballs
Marks
Hitouts
Tackles
Frees for
Frees against

Player Milestones

Career games
1921: Bert Rankin played his 100th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. Richmond (V/AFL, Premiership Season, 1SF)
1949: Les Gardiner played his 100th V/AFL game: Essendon vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
1960: Trevor Johnson played his 100th V/AFL game: Melbourne vs. Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
1960: Mick Twomey played his 150th V/AFL game: Collingwood vs. Melbourne (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2005: Craig Bolton played his 100th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2022: Jake Lloyd played his 200th V/AFL game: Sydney vs. Geelong (AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2022: Zach Tuohy played his 250th V/AFL game: Geelong vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
Career goals
1949: John Coleman kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Essendon vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2011: James Podsiadly kicked his 100th career V/AFL goal: Geelong vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, 2PF)
Goals in a season
1932: Mickey Crisp kicked his 50th goal for the season for Carlton vs. Collingwood (V/AFL, Premiership Season, PF)
1949: John Coleman kicked his 100th goal for the season for Essendon vs. Carlton (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2011: James Podsiadly kicked his 50th goal for the season for Geelong vs. West Coast (AFL, Premiership Season, 2PF)
2022: Tyson Stengle kicked his 50th goal for the season for Geelong vs. Sydney (AFL, Premiership Season, GF)

Big Stats - Teams

Final score
Winning margin
Aggregate score
Big crowds
1949: 88,718 attended Essendon vs. Carlton at M.C.G. (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
1983: 110,332 attended Hawthorn vs. Essendon at M.C.G. (V/AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2005: 91,828 attended West Coast vs. Sydney at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, GF)
2022: 100,024 attended Geelong vs. Sydney at M.C.G. (AFL, Premiership Season, GF)

Birth & Deaths

Births
Deaths

Footnotes

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