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The North Melbourne Football Club was founded in 1869 and became known as ‘the Kangaroos’ in 1950.

The fourth oldest football club in the Australian Football League and one of the oldest in the world, North Melbourne’s administration and training facility is based on Arden Street in North Melbourne.

League games were played at the venue, but the club’s home matches are now held at Marvel Stadium, Docklands.

The club was inducted into the Victorian Football League in 1925 and is characterised by its inner-city location, working-class background and a determination to succeed, even against the odds. The club has an envied culture and those lucky enough to have played in the royal blue and white are dubbed "Shinboners"; a term which dates back to the 19th-century and local abattoir-workers.

The phrase ‘Shinboner Spirit’ is synonymous with the club.

The club's motto is Victoria amat curam, Latin for "Victory Demands Dedication".

History Overview

The North Melbourne Football Club quite likely did not have an official launching - MORE

Arden Street History

The history of North Melbourne's home - MORE

Draft History

Every National Draft selection - MORE

Jumper History

All the jumpers in North's history - MORE

NMFC Archives

Looking back on memorable moments - MORE

Trade History

Every trade since the start of the Draft - MORE

Club Records

Individual and team records - MORE

Guernsey Numbers

The history of the North jumpers - MORE

Logo History

The ever-evolving club logo - MORE

Player History

Every player to play for NMFC - MORE