MOST GAMES

   

PLAYER

GAMES

YEARS

Dustin Fletcher

400

1993 - 2015

Simon Madden

378

1974 - 92

Dick Reynolds

320

1933 - 51

Tim Watson

307

1977 - 91, 1993 - 94

Garry Foulds

300

1974 - 89

Terry Daniher

294

1978 - 92

Bill Hutchison

290

1942 - 57

Matthew Lloyd

270

1995 - 2009

Scott Lucas

270

1996 - 2009

Don McKenzie

266

1960 - 74

Ken Fletcher

264

1967 - 80

Jack Clarke

263

1951 - 67

Brent Stanton

255

2004 - 2017

James Hird

253

1992 - 2007

Gary O'Donnell

243

1987 - 98

Darren Bewick

238

1988 - 2000

Joe Misiti

236

1992 - 2004

Mark McVeigh

232

1999 - 2012

Hugh Mitchell

224

1953 - 67

Paul Salmon

224

1983 - 95, 2002

Jobe Watson

220

2003 - 2017

Barry Davis

218

1961 - 72

David Zaharakis

217

2009 - Current

Mark Mercuri

207

1992 - 2004

Mark Harvey

206

1984 - 97

Mark Thompson

202

1983 - 96

Paul Vander Haar

201

1977 - 90

Cale Hooker

201

2008 - Current

Glenn Hawker

200

1978 - 88

 

Dustin Fletcher is Essendon's games record holder.

BROWNLOW MEDALLISTS

 

PLAYER

YEARS

Dick Reynolds

1934 (19 votes), 1937 (27 votes), 1938 (18 votes)

Bill Hutchison

1952 (21 votes), 1953 (26 votes)

Graham Moss

1976 (46 votes - both umpires 3-2-1)

Gavin Wanganeen

1993 (18 votes)

James Hird

1996 (21 votes)

 

The great Dick Reynolds won the Brownlow Medal a club-record three times.

ALL-AUSTRALIAN SELECTION

 

YEAR

PLAYERS

1953

John Coleman, Jack Clarke, Bill Hutchison

1956

Jack Clarke, Bill Hutchison

1958

Reg Burgess, Jack Clarke

1972

John B. Williams

1983

Simon Madden, Terry Daniher

1984

Terry Daniher, Simon Madden, Roger Merrett, Leon F. Baker (WA)

1985

Terry Daniher (capt.), Mark Harvey, Roger Merrett, Garry Foulds, Leon F. Baker (WA)

1987

Simon Madden, Paul Salmon

1988

Paul Salmon, Simon Madden, Terry Daniher (NSW)

1991

Anthony Daniher

1992

Gavin Wanganeen

1993

Gavin Wanganeen, Mark Harvey, Kevin Sheedy (coach)

1995

Gavin Wanganeen, Michael Long, James Hird

1996

James Hird

1998

Sean Wellman, Matthew Lloyd

1999

Mark Mercuri, Matthew Lloyd

2000

Damien Hardwick, Dustin Fletcher, James Hird, Matthew Lloyd

2001

Matthew Lloyd, James Hird, Jason Johnson, Sean Wellman

2003

James Hird, Matthew Lloyd

2004

Adam McPhee

2007

Dustin Fletcher

2012

Jobe Watson

2013

Jobe Watson

2014

Cale Hooker, Dyson Heppell

2015

Michael Hurley

2017

Michael Hurley, Zach Merrett, Joe Daniher

 

Michael Hurley is Essendon's most recent dual All Australian.

LEADING GOALKICKERS

 

 

PLAYER

GOALS

YEARS

Matthew Lloyd

926

1995 - 2009

Simon Madden

575

1974 - 92

John Coleman

537

1949 - 54

Paul Salmon

522

1983 - 95, 2002

Bill Hutchison

492

1942 - 57

Scott Lucas

471

1996 - 2009

Terry Daniher

448

1978 - 92

Dick Reynolds

443

1933 - 51

Alan Noonan

420

1966 - 76

Keith Forbes

415

1928 - 37

Ted Freyer

372

1929 - 37

Tom Reynolds

361

1937 - 44

James Hird

343

1992 - 2007

Tim Watson

335

1977 - 91, 1994

Darren Bewick

332

1988 - 2000

Hugh Mitchell

306

1953 - 67

John Birt

303

1957 - 67

Paul Vander Haar

278

1977 - 90

Gordon Lane

256

1940 - 49

Mark Mercuri

242

1992 - 2004

Robin Close

233

1966 - 78

Geoff Blethyn

216

1968 -  72, 1976

Ted Fordham

214

1961 - 69

Ron Evans

209

1958 - 62

Alan Ezard

200

1983 - 93

 

Fans flock to the middle of the MCG during the 2000 qualifying final after Matthew Lloyd kicks his 100th goal of the season. He'd repeat the feat the next year. (Photo: AFL Photos)

AFL RISING STARS

   
PLAYER YEAR VOTES
Dyson Heppell 2014 44
Andrew McGrath 2017 51

 

2017 AFL Rising Star Andrew McGrath. (Photo: AFL Photos)