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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Football Club

Known as
Melbourne

Nickname
Demons (formerly Red Legs, Fuchsias)

Formed
1858

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Casey; Melbourne WFC; Melbourne Reserves; Casey WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2021 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1900, 1926, 1939-40-41, 1948, 1955-56-57, 1959-60, 1964 (12 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series: 1971, 1987, 1989 (3 total); McClelland Trophy 1955-6, 1958, 1990, 2021 (5 total)

Most Games
306 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

Most Goals
631 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

League Top Goalkickers
V.Coutie (39) 1904; H.Brereton (56) 1912; N.Smith (89) 1941; F.Fanning (67) 1944, (67) 1945 & (97) 1947; D.Neitz (82) 2002 (5 winners/7 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Ivor Warne-Smith 1926 & 1928; Don Cordner 1946; Brian Wilson 1982; Peter Moore 1984; Jim Stynes 1991; Shane Woewodin 2000 (6 medallists/7 medals)

Headquarters
Great Southern Stand (MCG), East Melbourne, VIC 3002

Postal Address
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9652 1111 

Email
info@melbournefc.com.au

Website
melbournefc.com.au

Melbourne



"The seeds of the Melbourne Football Club's greatest ever era began to be sown the following season, in 1952, when favourite son Norm Smith returned from Fitzroy to take over from Alan La Fontaine as senior coach ... and the 1953 season saw the debuts of several players who would go on to play significant roles in the club's impending period of greatness, notably Ron Barassi, Brian Dixon, Ian Ridley, Laurie Mithen and Colin Wilson ..."

Despite their recent lack of success, John Devaney writes that, as the foundation club, their place in the game's history is assured

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2022 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 4.56.610.814.13 97 WON Western Bulldogs 2.28.38.511.5 71 26 MCG Mar 16 (Wed, 7:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 3.19.112.512.10 82 WON Gold Coast 2.36.58.710.9 69 13 CRR Mar 26 (Sat, 7:00) Scores
3 H Melbourne 3.54.89.1214.15 99 WON Essendon 0.43.58.510.10 70 29 MCG Apr 1 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
4 A Melbourne 1.36.69.710.8 68 WON Port Adelaide 0.30.51.84.12 36 32 ADO Apr 7 (Thu, 7:10) Scores
5 H Melbourne 4.06.216.419.6 120 WON Greater Western Sydney 0.53.65.87.11 53 67 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
6 A Melbourne 2.63.128.199.22 76 WON Richmond 2.25.37.48.6 54 22 MCG Apr 24 (Sun, 7:25) Scores
7 H Melbourne 3.37.513.913.13 91 WON Hawthorn 3.55.88.1111.15 81 10 MCG Apr 30 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
8 H Melbourne 4.29.310.514.9 93 WON St. Kilda 0.33.45.78.7 55 38 MCG May 8 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 A Melbourne 6.57.99.1216.16 112 WON West Coast 1.01.33.45.8 38 74 PER May 15 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
10 A Melbourne 4.48.910.1314.16 100 WON North Melbourne 3.06.18.38.5 53 47 DOC May 21 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
11 H Melbourne 2.26.87.107.14 56 LOST Fremantle 1.62.710.914.10 94 -38 MCG May 28 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
12 H Melbourne 5.17.18.69.7 61 LOST Sydney 1.56.96.1110.13 73 -12 MCG Jun 4 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
13 A Melbourne 3.15.47.68.8 56 LOST Collingwood 0.53.86.1012.10 82 -26 MCG Jun 13 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
14 Melbourne       Bye        
15 H Melbourne 2.48.1011.1716.21 117 WON Brisbane 3.44.46.77.11 53 64 MCG Jun 23 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
16 A Melbourne 5.16.39.914.10 94 WON Adelaide 4.06.27.410.5 65 29 ADO Jul 2 (Sat, 4:05) Scores
17 A Melbourne 3.15.47.69.9 63 LOST Geelong 3.35.88.1212.19 91 -28 KAR Jul 7 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
18 H Melbourne 0.45.78.1012.11 83 WON Port Adelaide 2.15.37.610.9 69 14 TRA Jul 17 (Sun, 2:50) Scores
19 A Melbourne 6.311.514.715.10 100 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.09.212.617.8 110 -10 DOC Jul 23 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
20 A Melbourne 4.37.710.1112.13 85 WON Fremantle 2.23.44.55.9 39 46 PER Jul 29 (Fri, 6:10) Scores
21 H Melbourne 6.210.711.1113.11 89 LOST Collingwood 5.08.211.415.6 96 -7 MCG Aug 5 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
22 H Melbourne        vs Carlton          MCG Aug 13 (Sat, 7:25)  
23 A Melbourne        vs Brisbane          GAB Aug 19 (Fri, 7:50)  
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2022 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
12 Bedford, Toby 16 33 2.1 32 2.0 65 4.1 13 0.8 0 0.0 21 1.3 4 1 9 0.6 3 57
17 Bowey, Jake 16 169 10.6 104 6.5 273 17.1 65 4.1 0 0.0 25 1.6 17 6 2 0.1 0 12
10 Brayshaw, Angus 20 333 16.7 176 8.8 509 25.5 157 7.9 0 0.0 39 2.0 12 11 1 0.1 1 7
38 Brown, Mitch 3 16 5.3 8 2.7 24 8.0 11 3.7 2 0.7 7 2.3 1 1 2 0.7 0 12
50 Brown, Ben 15 91 6.1 50 3.3 141 9.4 62 4.1 5 0.3 9 0.6 10 17 25 1.7 17 167
37 Chandler, Kade 4 4 1.0 3 0.8 7 1.8 3 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
27 Dunstan, Luke 5 22 4.4 41 8.2 63 12.6 10 2.0 0 0.0 11 2.2 1 3 0 0.0 1 1
31 Fritsch, Bayley 20 139 7.0 53 2.7 192 9.6 73 3.7 0 0.0 24 1.2 19 15 45 2.3 21 291
11 Gawn, Max 18 240 13.3 112 6.2 352 19.6 101 5.6 471 26.2 33 1.8 33 30 11 0.6 13 79
4 Harmes, James 17 134 7.9 146 8.6 280 16.5 56 3.3 0 0.0 65 3.8 16 19 12 0.7 5 77
14 Hibberd, Michael 8 77 9.6 39 4.9 116 14.5 41 5.1 0 0.0 16 2.0 2 4 0 0.0 0 0
29 Hunt, Jayden 16 86 5.4 53 3.3 139 8.7 34 2.1 0 0.0 21 1.3 8 6 0 0.0 2 2
6 Jackson, Luke 18 97 5.4 165 9.2 262 14.6 56 3.1 185 10.3 61 3.4 26 16 10 0.6 9 69
23 Jordon, James 20 223 11.2 203 10.2 426 21.3 79 4.0 0 0.0 40 2.0 16 6 7 0.4 3 45
15 Langdon, Ed 19 237 12.5 179 9.4 416 21.9 81 4.3 0 0.0 26 1.4 9 11 9 0.5 5 59
8 Lever, Jake 15 109 7.3 80 5.3 189 12.6 69 4.6 0 0.0 24 1.6 12 11 0 0.0 0 0
1 May, Steven 18 276 15.3 60 3.3 336 18.7 89 4.9 0 0.0 20 1.1 17 17 0 0.0 1 1
25 McDonald, Tom 9 66 7.3 31 3.4 97 10.8 36 4.0 15 1.7 10 1.1 8 8 15 1.7 10 100
18 Melksham, Jake 7 43 6.1 15 2.1 58 8.3 24 3.4 0 0.0 15 2.1 4 3 6 0.9 7 43
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 19 148 7.8 157 8.3 305 16.1 55 2.9 0 0.0 87 4.6 21 17 6 0.3 12 48
13 Oliver, Clayton 19 291 15.3 353 18.6 644 33.9 70 3.7 0 0.0 92 4.8 27 22 3 0.2 8 26
5 Petracca, Christian 20 305 15.3 270 13.5 575 28.8 87 4.4 0 0.0 67 3.4 14 17 16 0.8 27 123
35 Petty, Harrison 14 84 6.0 55 3.9 139 9.9 52 3.7 0 0.0 25 1.8 1 16 0 0.0 0 0
36 Pickett, Kysaiah 19 154 8.1 48 2.5 202 10.6 47 2.5 0 0.0 52 2.7 11 27 32 1.7 14 206
24 Rivers, Trent 14 120 8.6 75 5.4 195 13.9 54 3.9 0 0.0 18 1.3 7 14 2 0.1 0 12
3 Salem, Christian 10 120 12.0 61 6.1 181 18.1 46 4.6 0 0.0 25 2.5 5 8 1 0.1 1 7
44 Smith, Joel 5 30 6.0 18 3.6 48 9.6 14 2.8 0 0.0 12 2.4 3 7 0 0.0 0 0
9 Spargo, Charlie 20 156 7.8 90 4.5 246 12.3 87 4.4 0 0.0 48 2.4 18 13 9 0.5 10 64
32 Sparrow, Tom 19 154 8.1 162 8.5 316 16.6 56 2.9 0 0.0 65 3.4 14 17 6 0.3 5 41
20 Tomlinson, Adam 8 61 7.6 26 3.3 87 10.9 38 4.8 0 0.0 7 0.9 0 8 0 0.0 0 0
42 Turner, Daniel 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
7 Viney, Jack 18 219 12.2 263 14.6 482 26.8 54 3.0 0 0.0 104 5.8 31 16 8 0.4 2 50
26 Weideman, Sam 10 46 4.6 37 3.7 83 8.3 28 2.8 29 2.9 14 1.4 7 7 13 1.3 6 84
Totals 460 4286 9.3 3167 6.9 7453 16.2 1750 3.8 707 1.5 1085 2.4 374 375 250 0.5 184 1684
 

Footnotes

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