North Ballarat historical data

HISTORY

Joined VFL: 1996
Premiers: 2008, 2009, 2010 (3)
Runners Up: 1999, 2000 (2)
VFL Club Champions:
JJ Liston Trophy Winner: Julian Field (2004), Myles Sewell (2009), Steve Clifton (2010), Steve Clifton (2013), Nick Rippon (2015)
Norm Goss Memorial Medallist: Josh Smith (2008), Orren Stephenson (2009), Myles Sewell (2010)
‘Frosty’ Miller Medallist:
Games Record Holder: Marc Greig (209)
Goals Record Holder: Jacob Spolding (126)
Longest Winning Sequence: 9 (2009)
Longest Losing Sequence: 9 (2002)
Foxtel Cup: 2011

 

LEADERSHIP

YEAR COACH CAPTAIN BEST & FAIREST
1996 A Ezard A Ezard G Polkinghorne
1997 G FitzGerald G Cox T Polkinghorne
1998 G FitzGerald G Cox J Polkinghorne
1999 G FitzGerald J Polkinghorne J Field
2000 G FitzGerald J Polkinghorne J Field
2001 G FitzGerald J Polkinghorne J Clayton
2002 G FitzGerald Various J Clayton
2003 S Wright J Field S Jurica
2004 S Wright J Field S Moloney
2005 G Crosisca J Field J McConnell
2006 G Crosisca S Moloney B LeCras
2007 G FitzGerald S Moloney E Lower
2008 G FitzGerald S Moloney M Sharkey / M Searl
2009 G FitzGerald S Moloney M Sewell
2010 G FitzGerald S Moloney S Clifton
2011 G FitzGerald M Greig M Sewell
2012 G FitzGerald M Greig M Sewell
2013 G FitzGerald M Searl S Clifton
2014 G FitzGerald M Searl L Anthony / N Peters
2015 G FitzGerald M Austin / M Sewell L Kiel
2016 M Greig M Austin L Kiel
2017 M Greig  L Kiel / T Lockyer

 

DRAFTEES

1998 Garth Pickford* (St Kilda) 0
2000 Ross Funcke (Melbourne) 13, Darren Jolly* (Melbourne/Sydney/Collingwood) 48/118/71
2002 Jeremy Clayton* (North Melbourne) 8, Nick Maxwell* (Collingwood) 208
2006 Michael Jamison* (Carlton) 150, Djaran Whyman* (North Melbourne) 3
2010 Stephen Clifton* (GWS) 5, Cameron Richardson (North Melbourne) 8, Isaac Smith (Hawthorn) 135
2011 Orren Stephenson (Geelong/Richmond) 8/7
2012 Dean Towers (Sydney) 30
2016 Matthew Eagles* (Brisbane), Rowan Marshall* (St Kilda)

 

REPRESENTATIVE PLAYERS

1996 Mark Bunn
1998 John Polkinghorne
1999 Tim Clarke, Garth Pickford, Shane Snibson
2001 Jeremy Clayton
2002 Jeremy Clayton, Marc Greig
2004 Craig Biddiscombe, Julian Field, Marc Greig, Shaun Moloney, Nathan Saunders, Brent Tuckey
2005 Julian Field, Marc Greig, Mark Porter
2007 Tristan Cartledge
2008 Gerard FitzGerald (Coach), Brett Goodes, Tom Roach, Michael Searl, Orren Stephenson
2010 Gerard FitzGerald (Coach), Myles Sewell, Orren Stephenson
2012 Liam Hoy, Myles Sewell, Dean Towers
2013 Steve Clifton, Lachlan George, Myles Sewell
2016 Luke Kiel, Nick Rippon

 

TEAM OF THE YEAR

1998 Tim Clarke, John Polkinghorne
1999 Julian Field, Stephen Jurica, Shane Snibson
2000 Jarrod Edwards, Julian Field, Gerard Fitzgerald (Coach), Ross Funcke, John Polkinghorne, Mark Power, Peter Somerville
2001 Jeremy Clayton, Adrian Collard
2002 Jeremy Clayton
2003 Stephen Jurica
2004 Andrew Eccles, Julian Field, Nathan Saunders,  Brent Tuckey
2005 Justin McConnell
2006 Matthew Sharkey
2007 Tristan Cartledge
2008 Brett Goodes, Tom Roach, Orren Stephenson
2009 Stephen Clifton, Myles Sewell, Orren Stephenson
2010 Stephen Clifton, Gerard Fitzgerald (Coach), Cameron Richardson, Myles Sewell, Orren Stephenson
2011 Myles Sewell, Orren Stephenson
2012 Michael Searl, Myles Sewell, Dean Towers
2013 Steve Clifton, Lachlan George
2014 Nick Rippon
2015 Andrew Hooper, Luke Kiel, Nick Rippon, Myles Sewell
2016 Nick Rippon

 

HIGHS & LOWS

AGAINST HIGHEST YEAR LOWEST YEAR
Box Hill Hawks 20.19 (139) 1999 5.12 (42) 2005
Casey Demons 20.15 (135) 2006 5.5 (35) 2007
Coburg 24.9 (153) 1996 7.10 (52) 2002
Collingwood 22.14 (146) 2009 2.7 (19) 2016
Essendon 19.12 (126) 2002 3.16 (34) 2016
Footscray 10.7 (67) 2014 2.10 (22) 2014
Geelong 29.18 (184) 2008 4.8 (32) 2003
Northern Blues 20.17 (137) 2015 3.7 (25) 1996
Port Melbourne 24.12 (156) 2006 3.11 (29) 2004
Richmond 19.14 (128) 2000 6.7 (43) 2015
Sandringham 22.14 (146) 1999 3.11 (29) 2006
Werribee 28.16 (184) 2006 2.8 (20) 2012
Williamstown 20.16 (136) 2004 5.5 (35) 1996

 

ALL-TIME HIGHS & LOWS

Highest score: 29.10 (184) vs Geelong 2008
Lowest score: 2.3 (15) vs Frankston 1996

Includes former VFA/VFL teams.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

VERSUS PLAYED WON LOST DRAWN
Box Hill Hawks 29 15 14 0
Casey Demons 33 17 16 0
Coburg 34 25 9 0
Collingwood 14 10 4 0
Essendon 9 1 8 0
Footscray 4 1 3 0
Geelong 29 15 14 0
Northern Blues 36 22 14 0
Port Melbourne 35 12 22 1
Richmond 5 2 3 0
Sandringham 34 14 20 0
Werribee 32 8 24 0
Williamstown 33 17 16 0
Total versus Existing Clubs 327 159 167 1
OVERALL TOTAL 414 216 197 1

The overall total figures include matches against past VFA/VFL clubs.  All figures are calculated from Division 1 matches only.

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