Essendon historical data

HISTORY

Joined VFL: 2000-02, 2013
Premiers:
Runners-up:
VFL Club Champions:
J.J. Liston Trophy:
Norm Goss Memorial Medal:
‘Frosty’ Miller Medal:
Fothergill-Round-Mitchell Medal:
Games record-holder: Aaron Heppell (88)
Goals record-holder: Shaun McKernan (68)
Longest winning sequence: 6 (2019)
Longest losing sequence: 6 (2018)

 

LEADERSHIP

YEAR COACH CAPTAIN BEST & FAIREST
2000 T Daniher Various M McVeigh
2001 T Daniher Various M Bullen
2002 T Daniher Various
2013 H Skipworth M Bate / B Duscher B Duscher
2014 H Skipworth B Duscher A Steinberg
2015 H Skipworth M Marigliani J Polkinghorne
2016 M Egan D Coghlan A Heppell
2017 P Corrigan N O’Brien H Hocking
2018 D Jordan H Hocking A Heppell
2019 D Jordan A Heppell A Heppell

 

DRAFTEES

2001 Ken Hall* (Essendon) 1 game, Daniel McAlister (Essendon) 6, James Podsiadly* (Collingwood) 0
2013 Patrick Ambrose* (Essendon) 87, Zachary O’Brien* (Brisbane) 13
2015 Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti* (Essendon) 89
2016 Ben McNiece* (Essendon) 15
2018 Nick Hind (St Kilda) 11

Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

 

TEAM OF THE YEAR

2015 Kyle Hardingham
2016 Aaron Heppell
2017 Alex Boyse
2018 Aaron Heppell, Nick Hind, Danny Younan

 

REPRESENTATIVE PLAYERS

2013 Michael Sikora
2016 Daniel Coghlan
2017 James Ferry

 

HIGHS & LOWS

AGAINST HIGHEST YEAR LOWEST YEAR
Box Hill Hawks 16.14 (110) 2000 5.9 (39) 2013
Casey Demons 19.15 (129) 2001 6.7 (43) 2016
Coburg 22.18 (150) 2017 11.4 (70) 2002
Collingwood 20.13 (133) 2016 9.10 (64) 2000
Footscray 19.9 (123) 2015 5.5 (35) 2019
Frankston 25.14 (164) 2015 8.12 (60) 2014
Geelong 19.21 (135) 2015 4.6 (30) 2018
Northern Blues 22.12 (144) 2002 11.10 (76) 2015
North Melbourne 20.14 (134) 2019 12.10 (82) 2019
Port Melbourne 18.20 (128) 2019  8.10 (58) 2001
Richmond 24.8 (152) 2000 7.15 (57) 2018
Sandringham 21.17 (143) 2013 10.7 (67) 2000
Werribee 19.8 (122) 2000 8.7 (55) 2019
Williamstown 19.20 (134) 2002 6.9 (45) 2018

Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

 

ALL-TIME HIGHS & LOWS

Highest score: 27.20 (182) vs Bendigo Diggers 2001
Lowest score: 4.6 (30) vs Geelong 2018

Includes former VFA/VFL teams. Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

VERSUS PLAYED WON LOST DRAWN
Box Hill Hawks 11 7 4 0
Casey Demons 14 3 11 0
Coburg 11 6 5 0
Collingwood 12 6 6 0
Footscray 12 4 8 0
Frankston 11 8 2 1
Geelong 16 8 8 0
Northern Blues 12 11 1 0
North Melbourne 3 3 0 0
Port Melbourne 12 4 8 0
Richmond 14 7 7 0
Sandringham 12 6 6 0
Werribee 13 5 8 0
Williamstown 14 4 10 0
Total Versus Existing Clubs 167 82 84 1
OVERALL TOTAL 196 105 90 1

The overall total figures include matches against past VFA/VFL clubs.  All figures are calculated from Division 1 matches only. Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

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