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Hawthorn Football Club – Records
(To End 2017 Season - Updated Annually)

100 Games Players
Click here for a list of every player to play at least 100 games for Hawthorn Football Club.


Club Formed 1902
Metropolitan Junior Football Association (MJFA): 1902 – 1913
Victorian Football Association (VFA): 1914 – 1924
Victorian Football League (VFL) / Australian Football League (AFL): 1925 –

Official Colours
Guernsey – brown and gold vertical stripes on front, gold back
Socks – brown and gold hooped
Shorts – brown (home), white (away)

Home Grounds
St James Park 1902
Richmond Racecourse 1903
Richmond Cricket Ground 1904
East Melbourne Cricket Ground 1905
Glenferrie Oval 1906 – 1973
Princes Park 1974 – 1991
Waverley Park 1990 – 1999
MCG 2000 – Current
University of Tasmania Stadium 2001 – Current

First Played Home Games VFL/AFL
Glenferrie Oval – Round 1, 1925 v Richmond
Princes Park – Round 2, 1973 v Collingwood
Waverley Park – Round 9, 1990 v Melbourne
MCG – Round 1, 2000 v Collingwood
York Park/Aurora Stadium/University of Tasmania Stadium – Round 6, 2001 v Adelaide

Club Membership

1984 (8051)  1985 (7713) 1986 (7335) 1987 (6516)
1988 (7099) 1989 (8520) 1990 (9882) 1991 (10,006)
1992 (12,338) 1993 (11,388) 1994 (11,245) 1995 (12,728)
1996 (12,484) 1997 (27,005) 1998 (27,649) 1999 (32,120)
2000 (26,879) 2001 (30,140) 2002 (33,319) 2003 (31,500)
2004 (31,255) 2005 (29,261) 2006 (28,003)
2007 (31,064)
2008 (41,436) 2009 (52,496) 2010 (53,978)
2011 (56,224)
2012 (60,841) 2013 (63,353) 2014 (68,650)
2015 (72,924)
2016 (75,351) 2017 (75,663)    

Hawthorn FC Hall of Fame

Hawthorn FC Legends
2003 – John Kennedy Snr, Leigh Matthews
2005 – Graham Arthur
2008 – Michael Tuck
2010 – Peter Hudson
2013 – David Parkin
2014 – Jason Dunstall
2017 - Peter Knights

Inductees
2003 – Graham Arthur, Dr A.S. Ferguson, Peter Hudson, Allan Jeans, Dr J. Jona,
Peter Knights, Albert Mills, David Parkin, Phil Ryan, Don Scott, Michael Tuck
2005 – Ron Cook, Jason Dunstall, Kelvin Moore, John Platten, Ted Pool
2007 – Gary Ayres, Chris Langford, Stan Spinks
2008 – Robert DiPierdomenico, Chris Mew, Ken Goddard
2009 – Dermott Brereton, Brian Coleman, Peter Crimmins, John Peck
2011 – Alec Albiston, Brendan Edwards, Ian Law, W. ‘Beau’ Wallace
2013 – Jack Hale, Harry E. Miller, Roy Simmonds
2015 – Shane Crawford, Max Elmer, Russell Greene, Ernest ‘Tich’ Utting
2017 - Brian Kann, John Kennedy Junior, Miles Sellers, John O'Mahony

Hawthorn Team of the Century
Backs: Gary Ayres, Kelvin Moore, Bert Mills
Half-Backs: Col Austen, Chris Mew, Peter Knights
Centres:  Robert DiPierdomenico, Jim Bohan, Brendan Edwards
Half-Forwards: Graham Arthur (Captain), Dermott Brereton, Gary Buckenara
Forwards: John Platten, Peter Hudson, Jason Dunstall
Ruck: Don Scott, Ruck-Rover, Michael Tuck, Rover, Leigh Matthews, (Vice-Captain)
Interchange: Chris Langford, Ian Law, Paul Salmon, Roy Simmonds
Coach: John Kennedy Snr

Overall Record

1975 games – 972 wins, 993 losses, 10 draws

Head-to-head Played Won Lost Drawn
Adelaide 41 22 19 0
Brisbane 45 29 16 0
Carlton 166 63 103 0
Collingwood 164 67 97 0
Essendon 162 65 97 0
Fitzroy 116 63 52 1
Fremantle 35 27 8 0
Geelong 164 74 89 1
Gold Coast 11 9 2 0
GWS 7 3 3 1
North Melbourne 174 96 76 2
Melbourne 163 87 76 0
Port Adelaide 34 15 19 0
Richmond 158 70 88 0
St Kilda 156 82 72 2
Sydney 166 93 71 2
West Coast 50 23 27 0
Western Bulldogs 161 83 76 2

Record at Current Venues

Venue Played Won Lost Drawn
MCG 354 205 139 1
Marvel Stadium 75 45 29 1
University of Tasmania Stadium 60 46 13 1
Gabba 19 6 13 0
GMHBA Stadium 48 16 31 1
SCG 28 16 12 0
Optus Stadium 1 1 0 0
Metricon Stadium 9 6 3 0
ANZ Stadium 4 2 2 0
Adelaide Oval 5 3 2 0
Spotless Stadium 3 0 3 0

Record at Previous Home Grounds

Venue Played Wins Losses Draw
Glenferrie Oval (1925-1973) 443 184 255 4
Princes Park (1974-1991) 153 113 40  
Waverley Park (1990-1999) 137 82 55  

Record Crowd Attendance
Glenferrie Oval - 36,000, R2, 1964 Hawthorn 9. 20. 74 v Carlton 8. 5. 53
Princes Park - 35,042, R9, 1977 Hawthorn 16, 12. 108 v Collingwood 22. 10. 142

Record Crowd Attendance (Any Ground)
92,935, R 11, 1981.  Hawthorn 18. 19. 127 v Collingwood 12. 9. 81

Highest Score
36. 15. 231 v Fitzroy, R6, 1991 at North Hobart (Seniors)
45. 20. 290 v Sydney Swans 1987 (Reserves – VFL Record)
34. 19. 223 v Geelong 1984 (Under 19’s)

Lowest Score
1. 7. 13 v Melbourne, R9, 1926 at MCG

Greatest Winning Margin
165 points v Port Adelaide, R21, 2011 at MCG

Best Winning Sequence
12 games, R9 to Grand Final, 1961
12 games, R2 to R14, 2013

Worst Losing Sequence
27 games, R16, 1927 to R6, 1929

PREMIERSHIPS

VFL/AFL
1961, 1971, 1976, 1978, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015

Runner-Up
1963, 1975, 1984, 1985, 1987, 2012

Reserve Grade / Box Hill
1958, 1959, 1972, 1985, 2001, 2013, 2018

Runner-Up
1960, 1978, 1997, 2003, 2014, 2015

Under 19’s (1946-1991)
1972

Runner-Up
1969

Finals Record
82 games – 53 wins, 29 losses

Finals Appearances

Seniors
1957, 1961, 1963, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987. 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018

*HFC holds the AFL record for consecutive finals appearances 1982-1994

Reserves / Box Hill (Reserves ceased 1999.  Box Hill affiliated with HFC 2000)
1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1972, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

Under 19’s (1946 - 1991)
1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1991

McClelland Trophy
(Presented 1951-1990 to the team with most points for wins in senior, reserve and under 19s matches.  From 1991 awarded to the team heading the ladder at the end of the home and away season)
1961, 1971, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 2012, 2013

Wooden Spoons
1925, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1965

Highest Score in a Final
24. 22. 166 v North Melbourne, First Semi Final, 1982

Lowest Score in a Final
5. 15. 45 v North Melbourne, Preliminary Final, 1977

Greatest Winning Margin in a Final
99 points v Sydney, Qualifying Final, 1987

Greatest Losing Margin in a Final
78 points v Essendon, Grand Final, 1985

Most Goals in a Final
Dermott Brereton – 8 goals v Essendon, GF, 1985
Michael Moncrieff – 8 goals v Collingwood, QF, 1976
Lance Franklin – 8 goals v Western Bulldogs, QF, 2008

Most Goals in Finals
Jason Dunstall (78)
Leigh Matthews (72)
Dermott Brereton (53)
Jarryd Roughead (47)
Gary Buckenara (36)
Lance Franklin (31)
Michael Moncrieff (31)

Best Finals Winning Streak
6 matches (2013-14)

Worst Finals Losing Streak
4 matches (1992-96)
4 matches (2016 - 2018)

Pre-Season / Night Series
131 games – 82 wins, 49 losses

Pre-season / Night Premierships
1968, 1969, 1977, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1999

Runner-Up
1959, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1979

NFL Championship
1976

Most Goals in VFL/AFL Match
Jason Dunstall – 17 goals v Richmond at Waverley, R7, 1992
Peter Hudson – 16 goals v Melbourne at Glenferrie, R5, 1969
Jason Dunstall – 14 goals v Footscray at Waverely, R19, 1996
Lance Franklin – 13 goals v North Melbourne at Aurora Stadium, R10, 2012
Peter Hudson – 13 goals v South Melbourne at Glenferrie, R11, 1969
Peter Hudson – 13 goals v South Melbourne at Glenferrie, R8, 1970

Most Games as Captain / Acting Captain
Graham Arthur (153)
Michael Tuck (140)
Don Scott (124)
Luke Hodge (125)
Shane Crawford (121)
Leigh Matthews (114)
David Parkin (95)

Most Games as Coach / Acting Coach
Alastair Clarkson* (327)
John Kennedy Snr (299)
Allan Jeans (221)
Jack Hale (146)
Peter Schwab (109)
David Parkin (94)
Alan Joyce (93)

Most Finals Games
Michael Tuck (39)
Leigh Mathews (29)
Gary Ayres (28)
Chris Mew (28)
Dermott Brereton (26)
Chris Langford (25)
Sam Mitchell (24)
Luke Hodge (23)
Grant Birchall* (23)
Jordan Lewis (23)

Most Games
Michael Tuck (426)
Leigh Matthews (332)
Sam Mitchell (307)
Shane Crawford (305)
Luke Hodge (305)
Chris Langford (303)
Don Scott (302)
Kelvin Moore (300)

Most Consecutive Games
Andy Collins (189)
Michael Tuck (138)
Kelvin Moore (138)
Allan Woodley (110)

VFL / AFL Games Records Held in Guernsey Numbers
9 -   Shane Crawford
15 - Luke Hodge
17 - Michael Tuck

VFL/AFL Goals
(Only goals kicked for Hawthorn counted)

1254 - Jason Dunstall   915 - Leigh Matthews   727 - Peter Hudson
  629 - Michael Moncrieff   580 - Lance Franklin   563 - Jarryd Roughead*
  465 - John Peck   427 - Dermott Brereton   383 - Alec Albiston
  358 - Luke Breust*    321 - Jack Gunston*      320 - Michael Tuck
  293 - Gary Buckenara   282 - Ben Dixon   273 - Cyril Rioli
  269 - Albert Hyde   264 - Paul Hudson   258 - Albert Prior
  254 - John Hendrie   242 - Mark Williams   239 - Nick Holland
  231 - Peter Crimmins   230 - Ted Pool   226 - John Platten
  224 - Shane Crawford     211 - John Kennedy Jnr   201 - Graham Arthur
  201 - Peter Knights   196 - Peter Curran   195 - Robert Keddie
  193 - Luke Hodge   192 - Nathan Thompson   171 - Paul Puopolo* 
  167 - Jack Green   164 - Garry Young   164 - Alan Martello
  159 - Daniel Chick   151 - Isaac Smith*   145 - Jordan Lewis
  145 - Jim Bohan   144 - Tony Hall   142 - Jack Ryan
  135 - Geoff Ablett   133 - Don Scott   130 – R. DiPierdomenico
  129 - Trent Croad   129 - Allan Goad   123 - Norm J Goss
  122 - Darren Jarman   120 - Angelo Lekkas   120 - Richard Loveridge
  116 - Wally Culpitt   115 - Ian Law   114 - John Barker
  110 - Michael Osborne   110 - Robert Williams   107 - Morton Browne
  105 - Shaun Burgoyne*   102 - Peter Russo   100 - James Morrissey

*still playing

Most Best & Fairests / Peter Crimmins Medals
8 – Leigh Matthews (1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982)
5 – Sam Mitchell (2006, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2016)
4 – John Kennedy Snr (1950, 1951, 1952, 1954)
4 – Jason Dunstall (1988, 1989, 1992, 1993)
4 – Shane Crawford (1998, 1999, 2002, 2003)
3 – Albert ‘Bert’ Mills (1933, 1935, 1939)
3 – Graham Arthur (1955, 1958, 1962)
3 – Ian Law (1961, 1963, 1964)

VFL / AFL AWARDS

Brownlow Medal
1949 - Col Austen (tied with Ron Clegg, South Melbourne)
1986 - Robert DiPierdomenico (tied with Greg Williams, Sydney Swans)
1987 - John Plattern (tied with Tony Lockett, St Kilda)
1999 - Shane Crawford
2012 - Sam Mitchell (tied with Trent Cotchin)
2018 - Tom Mitchell


Gardiner Medal (Reserve Grade)
1932 - Richard Logan
1933 - Edward ‘Tich’ Utting
1954 - Neil Pearson
1958 - John S. Fisher
1959 - William Shelton
1978 - Allan Goad
1985 - James Bennett and Greg Dear
1995 - Simon Crawshay
1997 - Brad Lloyd

Morrish Medal (U19’s 1946-1991 – now awarded to best player in TAC Cup U18s)
1951 - Frank Williams
1956 - Gary Rasmussan

J.J. Liston Trophy (VFL Best & Fairest)
2002 - Sam Mitchell
2013 - Mitch Hallahan (tied with Steve Clifton, North Ballarat and Jordan Schroder, Geelong)
2014 - Alex Woodward

Australian Football League Hall of Fame Members

Legends – Leigh Matthews, Peter Hudson 

Inductees – Graham Arthur, Gary Ayres, Albert Chadwick, Peter Knights, Dan Minogue, Michael Tuck, Dermott Brereton, Don Scott, Jason Dunstall, John Platten, Gary Ablett Snr, Kelvin Moore, Robert DiPierdomenico, Darren Jarman, Chris Langford, Paul Salmon, Shane Crawford, Rick Davies, Terry Wallace

Coaches – Allan Jeans, John Kennedy Snr, David Parkin

AFL Team of the Century
Leigh Matthews (forward pocket)
Gary Ablett Snr (interchange)

John Coleman Medal (AFL’s leading goal kicker during Home & Away season – introduced 1991, awarded retrospectively)
1963 - John Peck (69)
1964 - John Peck (68)
1965 - John Peck (56)
1968 - Peter Hudson (125)
1970 - Peter Hudson (146)
1971 - Peter Hudson (140)
1975 - Leigh Matthews (67)
1977 - Peter Hudson (105)
1988 - Jason Dunstall (124)
1989 - Jason Dunstall (128)
1992 - Jason Dunstall (139)
2008 - Lance Franklin (102)
2011 - Lance Franklin (71)
2013 - Jarryd Roughead (66)

Norm Smith Medal (Best Player in Grand Final – introduced 1979)
1983 - Colin Robertson
1986 - Gary Ayres
1988 - Gary Ayres
1991 - Paul Dear
2008 - Luke Hodge
2013 - Brian Lake
2014 - Luke Hodge
2015 - Cyril Rioli

Michael Tuck Medal (Best Player in Pre-Season Grand Final)
1992 - Paul Hudson
1999 - Paul Salmon

Jock McHale Medal (Premiership Coach)
1961 - John Kennedy Snr
1971 - John Kennedy Snr
1976 - John Kennedy Snr
1978 - David Parkin
1983 - Allan Jeans
1986 - Allan Jeans
1988 - Alan Joyce
1989 - Allan Jeans
1991 - Alan Joyce
2008 - Alastair Clarkson
2013 - Alastair Clarkson
2014 - Alastair Clarkson
2015 - Alastair Clarkson

Pre-Season / Night Premiership (Coach)
1968 - John Kennedy Snr
1969 - John Kennedy Snr
1977 - David Parkin
1985 - Allan Jeans
1986 - Allan Jeans
1988 - Alan Joyce
1991 - Alan Joyce
1992 - Alan Joyce
1999 - Ken Judge

National Football League Championship (Coach)
1976 - David Parkin

Reserves (2nd 18) Premiership (Coach)
1958 - H ‘Tubby’ Edmonds
1959 - H ‘Tubby’ Edmonds
1972 - Roy Simmonds
1985 - Des Meagher

Under 19s Premiership (Coach)
1972 - Brian Coleman

Premiership Captains
1961 - Graham Arthur
1971 - David Parkin
1976 - Don Scott
1978 - Don Scott
1983 - Leigh Matthews
1986 - Michael Tuck
1988 - Michael Tuck
1989 - Michael Tuck
1991 - Michael Tuck
2008 - Sam Mitchell
2013 - Luke Hodge
2014 - Luke Hodge
2015 - Luke Hodge

Pre-Season / Night Premiership Captains
1968 - Graham Arthur
1969 - David Parkin
1977 - Don Scott
1985 - Michaeil Tuck (Acting Captain)
1986 - Michael Tuck
1988 - Michael Tuck
1991 - Michael Tuck
1992 - Gary Ayres
1999 - Shane Crawford

National Football League Championship Captain
1976 - Don Scott

Reserves Premiership Captains
1958 - Brian Kann
1959 - Brian Kann
1972 - Ken Beck
1985 - Rodney Eade

Under 19’s Premiership Captain
1972 - Paul Gendrie

Jim Stynes Medal (Best Player International Rules)
2014 – Luke Hodge

Rising Star Award (Best Young Player in AFL – introduced 1993)
1995 - Nick Holland
2003 - Sam Mitchell

AFL Players’ Association MVP Award (Introduced 1982)
1982 - Leigh Matthews
1984 - Russell Greene
1992 - Jason Dunstall
1999 - Shane Crawford

Norm Goss Medal (Best Player in VFL Grand Final)
2001 - John Baird
2013 - Jonathan Simpkin

Australian Football Media Association MVP Award (Introduced 1973)
1976 - Peter Knights
1977 - Don Scott
1982 - Leigh Matthews
1987 - John Platten
1992 - Jason Dunstall
1999 - Shane Crawford
2018 - Tom Mitchell

E. J. Whitten Medal (Best Victorian Player in State of Origin Games Introduced 1985)
1987 - Chris Langford v South Australia
1989 - Jason Dunstall v Western Australia
1993 - Chris Langford v NSW/ACT

Alex Jesaulenko Medal (Best Allies Player in State of Origin Games Introduced 1995)
1998 - Shane Crawford v Victoria

Simpson Medal (Best Player in State of Origin Games Vic v WA Introduced 1945)
1948 - Kevin Curren (Vic)
1978 - Peter Knights (Vic)
1989 - Jason Dunstall (Vic)

Carnival All-Australians (1953 -1979)
1969 - Peter Hudson, Robert Keddie
1972 - Leigh Matthews
1979 - Kelvin Moore, Michael Tuck

National All-Australian Team (State of Origin 1980-1988)
1983 - Michael Tuck
1984 - Russell Greene, Michael Tuck
1985 - Dermott Brereton, Russell Greene, Gary Buckenara (WA), Rod Lester-Smith (WA), Steve Malaxos (Captain WA)
1986 - John Platten (SA), Gary Buckenara (WA)
1987 - Chris Langford, Russell Morris, John Platten (SA)
1988 - John Platten (SA),

 
AFL Teams of the Year (1982-1990)
1982 - Kelvin Moore, David OHalloran, Leigh Matthews, Terry Wallace
1983 - Gary Ayres, Russell Greene, Terry Wallace, Leigh Matthews, Michael Tuck, Allan Jeans
1984 - Chris Mew, Robert DiPierdomenico, Russell Greene
1986 - Gary Ayres, Robert DiPierdomenico, Gary Buckenara, John Platten, Dermott Brereton, Allan Jeans
1987 - Chris Langford, Robert DiPierdomenico, John Platten
1988 - Gary Ayres, Chris Langford, Gary Buckenara, Jason Dunstall, John Platter, Dermott Brereton
1989 - Chris Langford, Darrin Pritchard, Jason Dunstall, John Platten
1990 - Andy Collins, Michael Tuck

AFL All-Australian Teams (1991- )
1992 - Darren Jarman, Jason Dunstall, John Platten
1993 - Ben Allan
1994 - Chris Langford, Jason Dunstall, Ben Allan
1996 - Shane Crawford
1997 - Paul Salmon
1998 - Shane Crawford
1999 - Shane Crawford
2001 - Jonathan Hay
2002 - Shane Crawford
2003 - Joel Smith
2005 - Luke Hodge, Trent Croad, Peter Everitt
2007 - Campbell Brown
2008 - Luke Hodge, Lance Franklin, Alastair Clarkson
2010 - Luke Hodge (Captain), Lance Franklin
2011 - Sam Mitchell, Lance Franklin
2012 - Grant Birchall, Lance Franklin, Cyril Rioli
2013 - Sam Mitchell, Jarryd Roughead, Alastair Clarkson (coach)
2014 - Luke Breust, Jarryd Roughead, Alastair Clarkson (coach)
2015 - Josh Gibson, Cyril Rioli, Sam Mitchell, Alastair Clarkson (coach)
2016 - Cyril Rioli
2017 - Tom Mitchell
2018 - Tom Mitchell, Luke Breust, Jack Gunston

Coached Victoria
1973 - John Kennedy Snr v SA / WA
1979 - David Parkin v SA / WA
1984 - Allan Jeans v SA / WA

State Captain
1926 - Fred Finch v Ballarat Football League
1948 - Alec Albiston v Riverina, Vic
1957 - John Kennedy Snr v Tasmania
1967 - Graham Arthur v Tasmania
1978 - Don Scott v Tasmania / WA
1980 - Leigh Matthews v WA
1984 - Michael Tuck v WA
1985 - Russell Greene v WA
1989 - Gary Ayres v Tasmania
1990 - Gary Ayres v Tasmania, Captained by Darrin Pritchard
1993 - Jason Dunstall QLD/NT v Tasmania, Captained by Darrin Pritchard
1996 - Jason Dunstall, Allies v Victoria

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Hawthorn Football Club – Records
(To End 2017 Season - Updated Annually)

100 Games Players
Click here for a list of every player to play at least 100 games for Hawthorn Football Club.


Club Formed 1902
Metropolitan Junior Football Association (MJFA): 1902 – 1913
Victorian Football Association (VFA): 1914 – 1924
Victorian Football League (VFL) / Australian Football League (AFL): 1925 –

Official Colours
Guernsey – brown and gold vertical stripes on front, gold back
Socks – brown and gold hooped
Shorts – brown (home), white (away)

Home Grounds
St James Park 1902
Richmond Racecourse 1903
Richmond Cricket Ground 1904
East Melbourne Cricket Ground 1905
Glenferrie Oval 1906 – 1973
Princes Park 1974 – 1991
Waverley Park 1990 – 1999
MCG 2000 – Current
University of Tasmania Stadium 2001 – Current

First Played Home Games VFL/AFL
Glenferrie Oval – Round 1, 1925 v Richmond
Princes Park – Round 2, 1973 v Collingwood
Waverley Park – Round 9, 1990 v Melbourne
MCG – Round 1, 2000 v Collingwood
York Park/Aurora Stadium/University of Tasmania Stadium – Round 6, 2001 v Adelaide

Club Membership

1984 (8051)  1985 (7713) 1986 (7335) 1987 (6516)
1988 (7099) 1989 (8520) 1990 (9882) 1991 (10,006)
1992 (12,338) 1993 (11,388) 1994 (11,245) 1995 (12,728)
1996 (12,484) 1997 (27,005) 1998 (27,649) 1999 (32,120)
2000 (26,879) 2001 (30,140) 2002 (33,319) 2003 (31,500)
2004 (31,255) 2005 (29,261) 2006 (28,003)
2007 (31,064)
2008 (41,436) 2009 (52,496) 2010 (53,978)
2011 (56,224)
2012 (60,841) 2013 (63,353) 2014 (68,650)
2015 (72,924)
2016 (75,351) 2017 (75,663)    

Hawthorn FC Hall of Fame

Hawthorn FC Legends
2003 – John Kennedy Snr, Leigh Matthews
2005 – Graham Arthur
2008 – Michael Tuck
2010 – Peter Hudson
2013 – David Parkin
2014 – Jason Dunstall
2017 - Peter Knights

Inductees
2003 – Graham Arthur, Dr A.S. Ferguson, Peter Hudson, Allan Jeans, Dr J. Jona,
Peter Knights, Albert Mills, David Parkin, Phil Ryan, Don Scott, Michael Tuck
2005 – Ron Cook, Jason Dunstall, Kelvin Moore, John Platten, Ted Pool
2007 – Gary Ayres, Chris Langford, Stan Spinks
2008 – Robert DiPierdomenico, Chris Mew, Ken Goddard
2009 – Dermott Brereton, Brian Coleman, Peter Crimmins, John Peck
2011 – Alec Albiston, Brendan Edwards, Ian Law, W. ‘Beau’ Wallace
2013 – Jack Hale, Harry E. Miller, Roy Simmonds
2015 – Shane Crawford, Max Elmer, Russell Greene, Ernest ‘Tich’ Utting
2017 - Brian Kann, John Kennedy Junior, Miles Sellers, John O'Mahony

Hawthorn Team of the Century
Backs: Gary Ayres, Kelvin Moore, Bert Mills
Half-Backs: Col Austen, Chris Mew, Peter Knights
Centres:  Robert DiPierdomenico, Jim Bohan, Brendan Edwards
Half-Forwards: Graham Arthur (Captain), Dermott Brereton, Gary Buckenara
Forwards: John Platten, Peter Hudson, Jason Dunstall
Ruck: Don Scott, Ruck-Rover, Michael Tuck, Rover, Leigh Matthews, (Vice-Captain)
Interchange: Chris Langford, Ian Law, Paul Salmon, Roy Simmonds
Coach: John Kennedy Snr

Overall Record

1975 games – 972 wins, 993 losses, 10 draws

Head-to-head Played Won Lost Drawn
Adelaide 41 22 19 0
Brisbane 45 29 16 0
Carlton 166 63 103 0
Collingwood 164 67 97 0
Essendon 162 65 97 0
Fitzroy 116 63 52 1
Fremantle 35 27 8 0
Geelong 164 74 89 1
Gold Coast 11 9 2 0
GWS 7 3 3 1
North Melbourne 174 96 76 2
Melbourne 163 87 76 0
Port Adelaide 34 15 19 0
Richmond 158 70 88 0
St Kilda 156 82 72 2
Sydney 166 93 71 2
West Coast 50 23 27 0
Western Bulldogs 161 83 76 2

Record at Current Venues

Venue Played Won Lost Drawn
MCG 354 205 139 1
Marvel Stadium 75 45 29 1
University of Tasmania Stadium 60 46 13 1
Gabba 19 6 13 0
GMHBA Stadium 48 16 31 1
SCG 28 16 12 0
Optus Stadium 1 1 0 0
Metricon Stadium 9 6 3 0
ANZ Stadium 4 2 2 0
Adelaide Oval 5 3 2 0
Spotless Stadium 3 0 3 0

Record at Previous Home Grounds

Venue Played Wins Losses Draw
Glenferrie Oval (1925-1973) 443 184 255 4
Princes Park (1974-1991) 153 113 40  
Waverley Park (1990-1999) 137 82 55  

Record Crowd Attendance
Glenferrie Oval - 36,000, R2, 1964 Hawthorn 9. 20. 74 v Carlton 8. 5. 53
Princes Park - 35,042, R9, 1977 Hawthorn 16, 12. 108 v Collingwood 22. 10. 142

Record Crowd Attendance (Any Ground)
92,935, R 11, 1981.  Hawthorn 18. 19. 127 v Collingwood 12. 9. 81

Highest Score
36. 15. 231 v Fitzroy, R6, 1991 at North Hobart (Seniors)
45. 20. 290 v Sydney Swans 1987 (Reserves – VFL Record)
34. 19. 223 v Geelong 1984 (Under 19’s)

Lowest Score
1. 7. 13 v Melbourne, R9, 1926 at MCG

Greatest Winning Margin
165 points v Port Adelaide, R21, 2011 at MCG

Best Winning Sequence
12 games, R9 to Grand Final, 1961
12 games, R2 to R14, 2013

Worst Losing Sequence
27 games, R16, 1927 to R6, 1929

PREMIERSHIPS

VFL/AFL
1961, 1971, 1976, 1978, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015

Runner-Up
1963, 1975, 1984, 1985, 1987, 2012

Reserve Grade / Box Hill
1958, 1959, 1972, 1985, 2001, 2013, 2018

Runner-Up
1960, 1978, 1997, 2003, 2014, 2015

Under 19’s (1946-1991)
1972

Runner-Up
1969

Finals Record
82 games – 53 wins, 29 losses

Finals Appearances

Seniors
1957, 1961, 1963, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987. 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018

*HFC holds the AFL record for consecutive finals appearances 1982-1994

Reserves / Box Hill (Reserves ceased 1999.  Box Hill affiliated with HFC 2000)
1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1972, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

Under 19’s (1946 - 1991)
1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1991

McClelland Trophy
(Presented 1951-1990 to the team with most points for wins in senior, reserve and under 19s matches.  From 1991 awarded to the team heading the ladder at the end of the home and away season)
1961, 1971, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 2012, 2013

Wooden Spoons
1925, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1965

Highest Score in a Final
24. 22. 166 v North Melbourne, First Semi Final, 1982

Lowest Score in a Final
5. 15. 45 v North Melbourne, Preliminary Final, 1977

Greatest Winning Margin in a Final
99 points v Sydney, Qualifying Final, 1987

Greatest Losing Margin in a Final
78 points v Essendon, Grand Final, 1985

Most Goals in a Final
Dermott Brereton – 8 goals v Essendon, GF, 1985
Michael Moncrieff – 8 goals v Collingwood, QF, 1976
Lance Franklin – 8 goals v Western Bulldogs, QF, 2008

Most Goals in Finals
Jason Dunstall (78)
Leigh Matthews (72)
Dermott Brereton (53)
Jarryd Roughead (47)
Gary Buckenara (36)
Lance Franklin (31)
Michael Moncrieff (31)

Best Finals Winning Streak
6 matches (2013-14)

Worst Finals Losing Streak
4 matches (1992-96)
4 matches (2016 - 2018)

Pre-Season / Night Series
131 games – 82 wins, 49 losses

Pre-season / Night Premierships
1968, 1969, 1977, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1999

Runner-Up
1959, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1979

NFL Championship
1976

Most Goals in VFL/AFL Match
Jason Dunstall – 17 goals v Richmond at Waverley, R7, 1992
Peter Hudson – 16 goals v Melbourne at Glenferrie, R5, 1969
Jason Dunstall – 14 goals v Footscray at Waverely, R19, 1996
Lance Franklin – 13 goals v North Melbourne at Aurora Stadium, R10, 2012
Peter Hudson – 13 goals v South Melbourne at Glenferrie, R11, 1969
Peter Hudson – 13 goals v South Melbourne at Glenferrie, R8, 1970

Most Games as Captain / Acting Captain
Graham Arthur (153)
Michael Tuck (140)
Don Scott (124)
Luke Hodge (125)
Shane Crawford (121)
Leigh Matthews (114)
David Parkin (95)

Most Games as Coach / Acting Coach
Alastair Clarkson* (327)
John Kennedy Snr (299)
Allan Jeans (221)
Jack Hale (146)
Peter Schwab (109)
David Parkin (94)
Alan Joyce (93)

Most Finals Games
Michael Tuck (39)
Leigh Mathews (29)
Gary Ayres (28)
Chris Mew (28)
Dermott Brereton (26)
Chris Langford (25)
Sam Mitchell (24)
Luke Hodge (23)
Grant Birchall* (23)
Jordan Lewis (23)

Most Games
Michael Tuck (426)
Leigh Matthews (332)
Sam Mitchell (307)
Shane Crawford (305)
Luke Hodge (305)
Chris Langford (303)
Don Scott (302)
Kelvin Moore (300)

Most Consecutive Games
Andy Collins (189)
Michael Tuck (138)
Kelvin Moore (138)
Allan Woodley (110)

VFL / AFL Games Records Held in Guernsey Numbers
9 -   Shane Crawford
15 - Luke Hodge
17 - Michael Tuck

VFL/AFL Goals
(Only goals kicked for Hawthorn counted)

1254 - Jason Dunstall   915 - Leigh Matthews   727 - Peter Hudson
  629 - Michael Moncrieff   580 - Lance Franklin   563 - Jarryd Roughead*
  465 - John Peck   427 - Dermott Brereton   383 - Alec Albiston
  358 - Luke Breust*    321 - Jack Gunston*      320 - Michael Tuck
  293 - Gary Buckenara   282 - Ben Dixon   273 - Cyril Rioli
  269 - Albert Hyde   264 - Paul Hudson   258 - Albert Prior
  254 - John Hendrie   242 - Mark Williams   239 - Nick Holland
  231 - Peter Crimmins   230 - Ted Pool   226 - John Platten
  224 - Shane Crawford     211 - John Kennedy Jnr   201 - Graham Arthur
  201 - Peter Knights   196 - Peter Curran   195 - Robert Keddie
  193 - Luke Hodge   192 - Nathan Thompson   171 - Paul Puopolo* 
  167 - Jack Green   164 - Garry Young   164 - Alan Martello
  159 - Daniel Chick   151 - Isaac Smith*   145 - Jordan Lewis
  145 - Jim Bohan   144 - Tony Hall   142 - Jack Ryan
  135 - Geoff Ablett   133 - Don Scott   130 – R. DiPierdomenico
  129 - Trent Croad   129 - Allan Goad   123 - Norm J Goss
  122 - Darren Jarman   120 - Angelo Lekkas   120 - Richard Loveridge
  116 - Wally Culpitt   115 - Ian Law   114 - John Barker
  110 - Michael Osborne   110 - Robert Williams   107 - Morton Browne
  105 - Shaun Burgoyne*   102 - Peter Russo   100 - James Morrissey

*still playing

Most Best & Fairests / Peter Crimmins Medals
8 – Leigh Matthews (1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982)
5 – Sam Mitchell (2006, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2016)
4 – John Kennedy Snr (1950, 1951, 1952, 1954)
4 – Jason Dunstall (1988, 1989, 1992, 1993)
4 – Shane Crawford (1998, 1999, 2002, 2003)
3 – Albert ‘Bert’ Mills (1933, 1935, 1939)
3 – Graham Arthur (1955, 1958, 1962)
3 – Ian Law (1961, 1963, 1964)

VFL / AFL AWARDS

Brownlow Medal
1949 - Col Austen (tied with Ron Clegg, South Melbourne)
1986 - Robert DiPierdomenico (tied with Greg Williams, Sydney Swans)
1987 - John Plattern (tied with Tony Lockett, St Kilda)
1999 - Shane Crawford
2012 - Sam Mitchell (tied with Trent Cotchin)
2018 - Tom Mitchell


Gardiner Medal (Reserve Grade)
1932 - Richard Logan
1933 - Edward ‘Tich’ Utting
1954 - Neil Pearson
1958 - John S. Fisher
1959 - William Shelton
1978 - Allan Goad
1985 - James Bennett and Greg Dear
1995 - Simon Crawshay
1997 - Brad Lloyd

Morrish Medal (U19’s 1946-1991 – now awarded to best player in TAC Cup U18s)
1951 - Frank Williams
1956 - Gary Rasmussan

J.J. Liston Trophy (VFL Best & Fairest)
2002 - Sam Mitchell
2013 - Mitch Hallahan (tied with Steve Clifton, North Ballarat and Jordan Schroder, Geelong)
2014 - Alex Woodward

Australian Football League Hall of Fame Members

Legends – Leigh Matthews, Peter Hudson 

Inductees – Graham Arthur, Gary Ayres, Albert Chadwick, Peter Knights, Dan Minogue, Michael Tuck, Dermott Brereton, Don Scott, Jason Dunstall, John Platten, Gary Ablett Snr, Kelvin Moore, Robert DiPierdomenico, Darren Jarman, Chris Langford, Paul Salmon, Shane Crawford, Rick Davies, Terry Wallace

Coaches – Allan Jeans, John Kennedy Snr, David Parkin

AFL Team of the Century
Leigh Matthews (forward pocket)
Gary Ablett Snr (interchange)

John Coleman Medal (AFL’s leading goal kicker during Home & Away season – introduced 1991, awarded retrospectively)
1963 - John Peck (69)
1964 - John Peck (68)
1965 - John Peck (56)
1968 - Peter Hudson (125)
1970 - Peter Hudson (146)
1971 - Peter Hudson (140)
1975 - Leigh Matthews (67)
1977 - Peter Hudson (105)
1988 - Jason Dunstall (124)
1989 - Jason Dunstall (128)
1992 - Jason Dunstall (139)
2008 - Lance Franklin (102)
2011 - Lance Franklin (71)
2013 - Jarryd Roughead (66)

Norm Smith Medal (Best Player in Grand Final – introduced 1979)
1983 - Colin Robertson
1986 - Gary Ayres
1988 - Gary Ayres
1991 - Paul Dear
2008 - Luke Hodge
2013 - Brian Lake
2014 - Luke Hodge
2015 - Cyril Rioli

Michael Tuck Medal (Best Player in Pre-Season Grand Final)
1992 - Paul Hudson
1999 - Paul Salmon

Jock McHale Medal (Premiership Coach)
1961 - John Kennedy Snr
1971 - John Kennedy Snr
1976 - John Kennedy Snr
1978 - David Parkin
1983 - Allan Jeans
1986 - Allan Jeans
1988 - Alan Joyce
1989 - Allan Jeans
1991 - Alan Joyce
2008 - Alastair Clarkson
2013 - Alastair Clarkson
2014 - Alastair Clarkson
2015 - Alastair Clarkson

Pre-Season / Night Premiership (Coach)
1968 - John Kennedy Snr
1969 - John Kennedy Snr
1977 - David Parkin
1985 - Allan Jeans
1986 - Allan Jeans
1988 - Alan Joyce
1991 - Alan Joyce
1992 - Alan Joyce
1999 - Ken Judge

National Football League Championship (Coach)
1976 - David Parkin

Reserves (2nd 18) Premiership (Coach)
1958 - H ‘Tubby’ Edmonds
1959 - H ‘Tubby’ Edmonds
1972 - Roy Simmonds
1985 - Des Meagher

Under 19s Premiership (Coach)
1972 - Brian Coleman

Premiership Captains
1961 - Graham Arthur
1971 - David Parkin
1976 - Don Scott
1978 - Don Scott
1983 - Leigh Matthews
1986 - Michael Tuck
1988 - Michael Tuck
1989 - Michael Tuck
1991 - Michael Tuck
2008 - Sam Mitchell
2013 - Luke Hodge
2014 - Luke Hodge
2015 - Luke Hodge

Pre-Season / Night Premiership Captains
1968 - Graham Arthur
1969 - David Parkin
1977 - Don Scott
1985 - Michaeil Tuck (Acting Captain)
1986 - Michael Tuck
1988 - Michael Tuck
1991 - Michael Tuck
1992 - Gary Ayres
1999 - Shane Crawford

National Football League Championship Captain
1976 - Don Scott

Reserves Premiership Captains
1958 - Brian Kann
1959 - Brian Kann
1972 - Ken Beck
1985 - Rodney Eade

Under 19’s Premiership Captain
1972 - Paul Gendrie

Jim Stynes Medal (Best Player International Rules)
2014 – Luke Hodge

Rising Star Award (Best Young Player in AFL – introduced 1993)
1995 - Nick Holland
2003 - Sam Mitchell

AFL Players’ Association MVP Award (Introduced 1982)
1982 - Leigh Matthews
1984 - Russell Greene
1992 - Jason Dunstall
1999 - Shane Crawford

Norm Goss Medal (Best Player in VFL Grand Final)
2001 - John Baird
2013 - Jonathan Simpkin

Australian Football Media Association MVP Award (Introduced 1973)
1976 - Peter Knights
1977 - Don Scott
1982 - Leigh Matthews
1987 - John Platten
1992 - Jason Dunstall
1999 - Shane Crawford
2018 - Tom Mitchell

E. J. Whitten Medal (Best Victorian Player in State of Origin Games Introduced 1985)
1987 - Chris Langford v South Australia
1989 - Jason Dunstall v Western Australia
1993 - Chris Langford v NSW/ACT

Alex Jesaulenko Medal (Best Allies Player in State of Origin Games Introduced 1995)
1998 - Shane Crawford v Victoria

Simpson Medal (Best Player in State of Origin Games Vic v WA Introduced 1945)
1948 - Kevin Curren (Vic)
1978 - Peter Knights (Vic)
1989 - Jason Dunstall (Vic)

Carnival All-Australians (1953 -1979)
1969 - Peter Hudson, Robert Keddie
1972 - Leigh Matthews
1979 - Kelvin Moore, Michael Tuck

National All-Australian Team (State of Origin 1980-1988)
1983 - Michael Tuck
1984 - Russell Greene, Michael Tuck
1985 - Dermott Brereton, Russell Greene, Gary Buckenara (WA), Rod Lester-Smith (WA), Steve Malaxos (Captain WA)
1986 - John Platten (SA), Gary Buckenara (WA)
1987 - Chris Langford, Russell Morris, John Platten (SA)
1988 - John Platten (SA),

 
AFL Teams of the Year (1982-1990)
1982 - Kelvin Moore, David OHalloran, Leigh Matthews, Terry Wallace
1983 - Gary Ayres, Russell Greene, Terry Wallace, Leigh Matthews, Michael Tuck, Allan Jeans
1984 - Chris Mew, Robert DiPierdomenico, Russell Greene
1986 - Gary Ayres, Robert DiPierdomenico, Gary Buckenara, John Platten, Dermott Brereton, Allan Jeans
1987 - Chris Langford, Robert DiPierdomenico, John Platten
1988 - Gary Ayres, Chris Langford, Gary Buckenara, Jason Dunstall, John Platter, Dermott Brereton
1989 - Chris Langford, Darrin Pritchard, Jason Dunstall, John Platten
1990 - Andy Collins, Michael Tuck

AFL All-Australian Teams (1991- )
1992 - Darren Jarman, Jason Dunstall, John Platten
1993 - Ben Allan
1994 - Chris Langford, Jason Dunstall, Ben Allan
1996 - Shane Crawford
1997 - Paul Salmon
1998 - Shane Crawford
1999 - Shane Crawford
2001 - Jonathan Hay
2002 - Shane Crawford
2003 - Joel Smith
2005 - Luke Hodge, Trent Croad, Peter Everitt
2007 - Campbell Brown
2008 - Luke Hodge, Lance Franklin, Alastair Clarkson
2010 - Luke Hodge (Captain), Lance Franklin
2011 - Sam Mitchell, Lance Franklin
2012 - Grant Birchall, Lance Franklin, Cyril Rioli
2013 - Sam Mitchell, Jarryd Roughead, Alastair Clarkson (coach)
2014 - Luke Breust, Jarryd Roughead, Alastair Clarkson (coach)
2015 - Josh Gibson, Cyril Rioli, Sam Mitchell, Alastair Clarkson (coach)
2016 - Cyril Rioli
2017 - Tom Mitchell
2018 - Tom Mitchell, Luke Breust, Jack Gunston

Coached Victoria
1973 - John Kennedy Snr v SA / WA
1979 - David Parkin v SA / WA
1984 - Allan Jeans v SA / WA

State Captain
1926 - Fred Finch v Ballarat Football League
1948 - Alec Albiston v Riverina, Vic
1957 - John Kennedy Snr v Tasmania
1967 - Graham Arthur v Tasmania
1978 - Don Scott v Tasmania / WA
1980 - Leigh Matthews v WA
1984 - Michael Tuck v WA
1985 - Russell Greene v WA
1989 - Gary Ayres v Tasmania
1990 - Gary Ayres v Tasmania, Captained by Darrin Pritchard
1993 - Jason Dunstall QLD/NT v Tasmania, Captained by Darrin Pritchard
1996 - Jason Dunstall, Allies v Victoria