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KEY FACTS

Official name
Essendon Football Club

Known as
Essendon

Nickname
Bombers

Formed
1873

Colours
Black and red

Associated clubs
Essendon Reserves; Essendon WFC (VFLW); Essendon WFC; Essendon U19s

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2024

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1878–1896

AFL Premierships
1993, 2000 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1897, 1901, 1911-12, 1923-4, 1942, 1946, 1949-50, 1962, 1965, 1984-5 (14 total)

VFA Premierships
1891-2-3-4 (4 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia: 1893 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1981, 1984, 1990, 1993-4, 2000 (6 total); McClelland Trophy: 1951, 1953, 1957, 1968, 1989, 1993, 1999, 2000-1 (9 total)

Most Games
400 - Dustin Fletcher (1993-2015)

Most Goals
926 - Matthew Lloyd (1995-2009)

League Top Goalkickers
A.Thurgood (25) 1900; F.Hiskins (34) 1901; G.Stockdale (68) 1923; W.Brittingham (66) 1946; J.Coleman (100) 1949, (120) 1950, (103) 1951 & (97) 1952; R.Evans (78) 1959 & (67) 1960; E.Fordham (76) 1966; M.Lloyd (109) 2000, (105) 2001 & (93) 2003 (8 winners/14 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Dick Reynolds 1934, 1937 & 1938; Bill Hutchison 1952 & 1953; Graham Moss 1976; Gavin Wanganeen 1993; James Hird 1996 (5 medallists/8 medals)

Headquarters
275 Melrose Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC 3045

Postal Address
PO Box 17, Essendon, VIC, 3040

Phone: (03) 8340 2000 

Email
generalenquiries@essendonfc.com.au

Website
essendonfc.com.au

Essendon



"Essendon's performances in season 2000 were among the most noteworthy in football history. After waltzing unbeaten to the Ansett Cup, the Bombers won all bar one of 25 home-and-away and finals matches culminating in an apparently effortless 10-goal grand final demolition of Melbourne. Such bare statistics cannot convey the full extent of Essendon's supremacy, however. At times the Bombers seemed to be performing on a different plane than every other team ... "

In looking at their grand history, John Devaney sees the Bombers fly up, up to a record-equalling 16 V/AFL premierships

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2024 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2024 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 4.27.312.317.5 107 WON Hawthorn 2.75.119.1411.17 83 24 MCG Mar 16 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2 A Essendon 4.18.510.815.11 101 LOST Sydney 4.48.913.1319.17 131 -30 SCG Mar 23 (Sat, 7:32) Scores
3 H Essendon 3.15.38.510.11 71 WON St. Kilda 4.46.88.129.13 67 4 DOC Mar 30 (Sat, 4:20) Scores
4 A Essendon 3.34.46.56.6 42 LOST Port Adelaide 4.010.313.717.9 111 -69 ADO Apr 5 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 A Essendon 5.08.210.515.6 96 WON Western Bulldogs 4.26.67.99.13 67 29 DOC Apr 12 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 A Essendon        vs Adelaide          ADO Apr 19 (Fri, 7:10)  
7 H Essendon        vs Collingwood          MCG Apr 25 (Thu, 3:20)  
8 A Essendon        vs West Coast          PER May 4 (Sat, 6:10)  
9 H Essendon        vs Greater Western Sydney          DOC May 11 (Sat, 4:35)  
10 H Essendon        vs North Melbourne          DOC May 19 (Sun, 1:10)  
11 A Essendon        vs Richmond          MCG May 25 (Sat, 7:40)  
12 A Essendon        vs Gold Coast          CRR Jun 2 (Sun, 4:00)  
13 H Essendon        vs Carlton          MCG Jun 9 (Sun, 7:20)  
14 Essendon       Bye        
15 H Essendon        vs West Coast          DOC Jun 23 (Sun, 1:00)  
16 A Essendon        vs Geelong          MCG Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 A Essendon        vs Collingwood          MCG Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 A Essendon        vs Melbourne          YOR Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
19 H Essendon        vs Adelaide          DOC Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10)  
20 A Essendon        vs St. Kilda          DOC Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10)  
21 H Essendon        vs Fremantle          MCG Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10)  
22 H Essendon        vs Gold Coast          DOC Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10)  
23 H Essendon        vs Sydney          DOC Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10)  
24 A Essendon        vs Brisbane          GAB Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10)  
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2024 Player Stats

Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Caldwell, Jye 5 47 9.4 49 9.8 96 19.2 24 4.8 0 0.0 29 5.8 4 7 2 0.4 0 12
Cox, Nik 5 40 8.0 31 6.2 71 14.2 21 4.2 0 0.0 12 2.4 3 4 1 0.2 1 7
Davey Jnr, Alwyn 2 7 3.5 3 1.5 10 5.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 1 1 0.5 0 6
Draper, Sam 4 32 8.0 7 1.8 39 9.8 7 1.8 58 14.5 4 1.0 5 3 1 0.3 3 9
Durham, Sam 4 27 6.8 39 9.8 66 16.5 11 2.8 0 0.0 17 4.3 6 3 2 0.5 1 13
Duursma, Xavier 5 54 10.8 42 8.4 96 19.2 30 6.0 0 0.0 16 3.2 7 0 3 0.6 0 18
Goldstein, Todd 5 18 3.6 27 5.4 45 9.0 9 1.8 114 22.8 3 0.6 9 2 2 0.4 0 12
Gresham, Jade 5 35 7.0 30 6.0 65 13.0 9 1.8 0 0.0 7 1.4 4 5 8 1.6 2 50
Guelfi, Matt 1 8 8.0 4 4.0 12 12.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1 2 2.0 0 12
Heppell, Dyson 5 72 14.4 43 8.6 115 23.0 38 7.6 0 0.0 5 1.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
Hind, Nick 4 20 5.0 5 1.3 25 6.3 7 1.8 0 0.0 8 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 2 2
Hobbs, Ben 4 36 9.0 28 7.0 64 16.0 11 2.8 0 0.0 15 3.8 3 4 0 0.0 1 1
Jones, Harrison 4 30 7.5 11 2.8 41 10.3 26 6.5 0 0.0 7 1.8 2 2 5 1.3 1 31
Kelly, Jake 4 38 9.5 24 6.0 62 15.5 22 5.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
Langford, Kyle 5 41 8.2 14 2.8 55 11.0 25 5.0 1 0.2 10 2.0 3 2 11 2.2 5 71
Laverde, Jayden 4 25 6.3 23 5.8 48 12.0 17 4.3 0 0.0 8 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
Martin, Nic 5 104 20.8 56 11.2 160 32.0 29 5.8 0 0.0 7 1.4 2 3 1 0.2 2 8
McGrath, Andrew 5 84 16.8 43 8.6 127 25.4 23 4.6 0 0.0 13 2.6 6 4 1 0.2 0 6
McKay, Ben 5 35 7.0 33 6.6 68 13.6 29 5.8 0 0.0 7 1.4 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
Menzie, Jye 5 18 3.6 13 2.6 31 6.2 9 1.8 0 0.0 6 1.2 2 0 1 0.2 3 9
Merrett, Zach 5 87 17.4 69 13.8 156 31.2 25 5.0 0 0.0 26 5.2 8 1 2 0.4 1 13
Parish, Darcy 3 25 8.3 44 14.7 69 23.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 16 5.3 1 4 0 0.0 1 1
Perkins, Archie 4 44 11.0 37 9.3 81 20.3 7 1.8 0 0.0 20 5.0 7 3 3 0.8 2 20
Redman, Mason 4 64 16.0 19 4.8 83 20.8 21 5.3 0 0.0 7 1.8 5 1 0 0.0 1 1
Reid, Zach 1 1 1.0 2 2.0 3 3.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Setterfield, Will 3 35 11.7 37 12.3 72 24.0 13 4.3 0 0.0 22 7.3 3 0 0 0.0 1 1
Stringer, Jake 5 46 9.2 11 2.2 57 11.4 26 5.2 0 0.0 8 1.6 2 5 13 2.6 4 82
Tsatas, Elijah 2 16 8.0 10 5.0 26 13.0 7 3.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
Wright, Peter 2 9 4.5 8 4.0 17 8.5 8 4.0 5 2.5 3 1.5 0 1 4 2.0 0 24
 

Footnotes

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