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Memorable Matches

All records are MFC only unless otherwise noted

MatchOpponentNotes
Round 1, 1897 South Melbourne Lake Oval * First VFL match
* First VFL win
Round 7, 1897 Essendon East Melbourne First VFL loss
Semi Final 3 1897 Essendon Lake Oval * First goalless game
* Lowest aggregate score in VFL/AFL history
Round 9, 1898 Carlton Princes Park First VFL draw
Round 16, 1899 Fitzroy Brunswick Street * Lowest VFL/AFL score
* Least scoring shots in a match
Semi Final 1900 Essendon Lake Oval First finals win
Grand Final 1900 Fitzroy East Melbourne First Grand Final win
Round 7, 1901 Fitzroy Brunswick Street Draw
Round 16, 1901 St Kilda Lake Oval * 102 point win
* First 100 point win
Round 13, 1902 Geelong Corio Oval 100th VFL match
Round 7, 1903 Carlton MCG * Lowest score conceded in a match
* Lowest aggregate of scoring shots in a match
* Lowest second quarter aggregate score in VFL/AFL history
Round 4, 1904 Essendon SCG * First premiership match interstate
* First premiership match in New South Wales
Round 15, 1906 Fitzroy MCG * 107 point loss
* First 100 point loss
Round 9, 1908 Fitzroy MCG Lowest winning score
Round 9, 1909 Collingwood MCG Draw
Round 2, 1911 Geelong Corio Oval Draw
Round 3, 1911 Essendon MCG Goalless game
Round 12, 1912 South Melbourne MCG Last goalless game
Round 15, 1915 St Kilda MCG Last win until 1920
Semi Final 1915 Carlton MCG Last match until 1919
Round 1, 1919 St Kilda Junction Oval First game back from WW1 recess
Round 15, 1919 Collingwood Victoria Park 109 point loss
Round 16, 1919 Fitzroy Brunswick Street * 125 point loss
* Only consecutive 100 point losses in history
* 12 goals to Bob Merrick
* First player to kick 10 against Melbourne
Round 1, 1920 South Melbourne MCG First win since 1915
Round 2, 1920 Essendon East Melbourne Harry Harker becomes the oldest MFC player on league debut (32y, 138d)
Round 1, 1921 Essendon East Melbourne Draw
Round 5, 1921 St Kilda Junction Oval Draw
Round 18, 1921 Geelong MCG * 10 goals by Harry Harker
* First MFC player to kick ten goals in a match
Round 6, 1925 Richmond Punt Road Draw
Round 14, 1925 Carlton Princes Park 13 goals by Harry Davie
Round 9, 1926 Hawthorn MCG * 141 point win
* Largest VFL/AFL win
Grand Final 1926 Collingwood MCG Second VFL premiership
Round 13, 1928 Geelong Corio Oval 500th VFL match
Round 17, 1928 St Kilda Junction Oval Lost to goal after the siren by Bert Smedley
Semi Final 1928 Collingwood MCG First drawn final
Round 5 1929 Footscray Western Oval Draw
Round 9, 1930 Essendon MCG 11 goals to George Margitich
Round 17, 1931 North Melbourne MCG 12 goals by George Margitich
Round 15, 1932 Geelong Corio Oval 10 goals to George Moloney
Round 11, 1933 Hawthorn MCG 12 goals to Robert C Johnson
Round 18, 1933 Collingwood Victoria Park * 10 goals to George Margitich
* 10 goals to Gordon Coventry
* Only MFC match with a player from each side kicking 10 goals
Round 5, 1934 North Melbourne Arden Street Largest comeback from a quarter time deficit (47)
Round 1, 1935 Essendon MCG 12 goals for Ted Freyer
Round 16, 1935 Collingwood Victoria Park Draw
Round 7, 1937 North Melbourne MCG 122 point win
Round 16, 1937 Collingwood Victoria Park Largest comeback from a three quarter time deficit (35)
Round 6, 1939 South Melbourne MCG 108 point win
Semi Final 1939 Collingwood MCG Ron Todd kicked his 100th goal for the season
Grand Final 1939 Collingwood MCG Third VFL premiership
Round 7, 1940 North Melbourne Arden Street Most behinds in a match (34)
Round 10, 1940 Geelong MCG * Highest losing score
* Most scoring shots in a loss (41)
Round 17, 1940 Hawthorn MCG 114 point win
Grand Final 1940 Richmond MCG * Fourth VFL Premiership
* Jack Titus kicked his 100th goal for the season
* First consecutive premierships
Round 5, 1941 Collingwood Victoria Park Highest halftime score (121)
Round 17, 1941 Footscray MCG 12 goals to Norm Smith
Grand Final 1941 Essendon MCG * Fifth VFL Premiership
* First premiership hat-trick
Round 2, 1942 Richmond MCG Highest score conceded in a fourth quarter (80)
Round 5, 1942 South Melbourne Princes Park 12 goals to Lindsay White
Round 7, 1942 North Melbourne Arden Street Youngest ever played Bob Stone debuts at 16yr, 25d
Round 12, 1943 Footscray Punt Road 11 goals to Fred Fanning
Round 4, 1944 Geelong Kardinia Park 11 goals to Fred Fanning
Round 11, 1944 Hawthorn Glenferrie Oval * 105 point win
* 11 goals to Fred Fanning
Round 5, 1946 Footscray Punt Road 10 goals to Ron Grove
Grand Final 1946 Essendon MCG First Grand Final loss
Round 8, 1947 St Kilda MCG 10 goals to Fred Fanning
Round 18, 1947 Footscray Western Oval 10 goals to Fred Fanning
Round 19, 1947 St Kilda Junction Oval * 18 goals by Fred Fanning
* Most goals by an MFC player in a single match
* Only MFC player to kick 10 goals in consecutive weeks
Round 13, 1948 St Kilda MCG 105 point win
Grand Final 1948 Essendon MCG First Grand Final draw
Grand Final Replay 1948 Essendon MCG Sixth VFL premiership
Round 8, 1952 Fitzroy North Hobart Oval First premiership match in Tasmania
1952 Lightning Premiership Various MCG Only Lightning Premiership victory
Round 12, 1952 Carlton Princes Park Draw
Round 12, 1953 Richmond MCG Draw
Grand Final 1954 Footscray MCG Grand Final loss
Round 2, 1955 Geelong MCG 1000th VFL match
Round 15, 1955 North Melbourne MCG The first win of the club's longest ever winning streak (19 wins)
Grand Final 1955 Collingwood MCG Seventh VFL premiership
Round 13, 1956 Carlton MCG The last win of the club's longest ever winning streak (19 wins)
Grand Final 1956 Collingwood MCG Eight VFL premiership
Round 13, 1957 Collingwood Victoria Park Draw
Grand Final 1957 Essendon MCG * Ninth VFL premiership
* Second premiership hat-trick
1957 Night Series Round 2 Footscray Lake Oval First night premiership match
Grand Final 1958 Collingwood MCG Grand Final loss
Round 14, 1959 Fitzroy MCG Draw
Grand Final 1959 Collingwood MCG 10th VFL premiership
Grand Final 1960 Collingwood MCG 11th VFL premiership
Round 12, 1961 Fitzroy MCG Draw
1963 Exhibition Match Geelong Honolulu First match outside Australia
Round 10, 1964 Richmond MCG 113 point win
Round 15, 1964 St Kilda MCG Last win after a scoreless last quarter
Grand Final 1964 Collingwood MCG * 12th VFL premiership
* Last VFL/AFL Premiership
Round 15, 1968 North Melbourne Arden Street Last win after a scoreless first quarter
Round 5, 1969 Hawthorn Glenferrie Oval * 16 goals to Peter Hudson
* Most goals by a single player in a match against Melbourne
Round 22, 1970 Carlton MCG Alex Jesaulenko kicked his 100th goal for the season
Round 1, 1971 South Melbourne MCG 105 point win
Round 6, 1971 Collingwood MCG 10 goals to Peter McKenna
Round 18, 1971 North Melbourne Arden Street Draw
Round 22, 1971 Hawthorn Glenferrie Oval 10 goals to Peter Hudson
1971 Night Series Final Fitzroy Lake Oval First Night premiership
Round 10, 1972 North Melbourne Arden Street 108 point win
Highest first quarter score
* Most scoring shots in a first quarter (18)
Round 13, 1976 Footscray Western Oval Equal most scoring shots in a second quarter (18)
Round 2, 1978 Fitzroy MCG * Equal most scoring shots in a second quarter (18)
* Most total scoring shots in a match (89)
Round 6, 1978 St Kilda MCG * Highest total score in a VFL/AFL match (345)
* Equal highest VFL/AFL aggregate of goals in a match (52)
* Highest score in a ten goal loss (141)
* Highest halftime score conceded (126)
Round 19, 1978 North Melbourne Arden Street)) 113 point loss
Round 9, 1979 North Melbourne MCG 10 goals to Ross Glendinning
Round 17, 1979 Fitzroy Waverley * 190 point loss
* Biggest ever VFL/AFL loss*
* Most points conceded in a match
* Most points conceded in a second half
* 10 goals to Bob Beecroft
Round 21, 1979 St Kilda MCG Most scoring shots in a third quarter (19)
Round 1, 1981 Hawthorn MCG 11 goals to Leigh Matthews
Round 4, 1981 St Kilda MCG * First loss of a club record 20 match losing streak
* Highest aggregate of behinds scored in a match (48)
Round 10, 1981 North Melbourne Waverley 129 point loss
Round 20, 1981 North Melbourne Arden Street 10 goals to Kerry Good
Round 1, 1982 Sydney SCG Last loss of a 20 match losing streak
Round 2, 1982 St Kilda MCG Most scoring shots in a fourth quarter (19)
Round 7, 1982 North Melbourne MCG VFL/AFL highest third quarter aggregate score
Round 21, 1983 Hawthorn Waverley 115 point loss
Round 15, 1982 Footscray Western Oval * 120 point loss
* 12 goals to Simon Beasley
Round 10, 1986 Carlton MCG 116 point loss
Round 15, 1986 Essendon MCG 122 point loss
Round 17, 1986 Sydney SCG * 124 point loss
* Largest loss outside of Victoria
Round 4, 1987 St Kilda MCG 12 goals to Tony Lockett
Round 5, 1987 Brisbane Cararra First match in Queensland
1987 Panasonic Cup Final Essendon Waverley Second Night premiership
Round 9, 1987 West Coast Subiaco First premiership match in Western Australia
Round 11, 1987 Brisbane MCG Lowest crowd at the MCG since 1987
Round 14, 1987 North Melbourne MCG Lost to a goal after the siren by Alistair Clarkson
Elimination Final 1987 North Melbourne MCG * 118 point win
* Biggest win in a final
Preliminary Final 1987 Hawthorn Waverley Lost to a goal after the siren by Gary Buckenara
Grand Final 1988 Hawthorn MCG Grand Final loss
1989 Panasonic Cup Final Geelong Waverley Third Night premiership
Round 18, 1989 Fitzroy Princes Park 11 goals to Richard Osborne
Round 14, 1990 North Melbourne MCG * 127 point loss
* 14 goals to John Longmire
Round 2, 1991 Fitzroy Princes Park 131 point win
Round 5, 1991 North Melbourne MCG VFL/AFL highest first quarter aggregate score (110)
Round 10, 1991 Adelaide Football Park First premiership match in South Australia
Round 17, 1991 Fitzroy MCG Lowest crowd at the MCG against a Victoria club since 1987
Round 20, 1991 North Melbourne MCG 11 goals to Allen Jakovich
Semi Final 1991 West Coast Waverley Peter Sumich kicked his 100th goal for the season
Round 6, 1992 Essendon MCG * Largest lead at any time in a loss (47)
* Largest half-time lead in a loss (45)
* Largest three quarter time lead in a loss (41)
Round 7, 1992 Sydney MCG Draw
Round 13, 1992 Footscray Western Oval 107 point loss
Round 13, 1993 Sydney SCG 10 goals to Richard Osborne
Round 15, 1993 Geelong MCG 11 goals to Gary Ablett
Round 21, 1993 Richmond MCG 121 point win
Round 16, 1994 Geelong Kardinia Park 10 goals to Gary Ablett
Semi Final 1994 Footscray MCG * 10 goals to Garry Lyon
* Most goals by a Melbourne player in a final
Round 1, 1996 Geelong MCG 127 point loss
Round 6, 1996 West Coast Princes Park 106 point loss
Round 17, 1996 North Melbourne MCG * 113 point loss
* 11 goals to Wayne Carey
Round 22, 1996 Hawthorn MCG * 10 goals to Jason Dunstall
* Dunstall kicked his 100th goal for the season * The Merger Match
Round 2, 1997 Collingwood MCG * 107 point loss
* 10 goals to Saverio Rocca
Round 18, 1997 Sydney MCG 116 point loss
Round 21, 1998 Sydney MCG Tony Lockett kicked his 100th goal for the season
Round 10, 1999 Fremantle MCG 10 goals to Tony Modra
Grand Final 2000 Essendon MCG Grand Final loss
Round 6, 2001 Fremantle Subiaco 2000th VFL/AFL match
Round 8, 2002 Fremantle Subiaco Lost to goal after the siren by Jeff Farmer
Round 6, 2004 Carlton MCG 105 point win
Round 3, 2005 Geelong MCG Biggest win with less scoring shots
Round 11, 2005 North Melbourne Manuka Oval First match in Australian Capital Territory
Round 16, 2006 Fremantle Subiaco First loss of a club record 19 in a row outside of Victoria
Round 21, 2006 Geelong Kardinia Park Draw
Elimination Final 2006 St Kilda MCG Last finals win
Semi Final 2006 Fremantle Subiaco Last finals match
Round 16, 2007 North Melbourne Docklands Mark of the Year - Michael Newton
Round 1, 2008 Hawthorn MCG * 104 point loss
* Largest ever loss in Round 1
Round 7, 2008 Fremantle MCG * Largest comeback from any deficit (51)
* Largest comeback from a half-time deficit (50)
Round 18, 2008 Geelong MCG 116 point loss
Round 18, 2009 Richmond MCG Lost to goal after the siren to Jordan McMahon
Round 9, 2010 Port Adelaide Marrara First interstate win after a club record 19 losses
Round 12, 2010 Collingwood MCG Draw
Round 21, 2010 Port Adelaide Football Park Mark of the Year - Liam Jurrah
Round 1, 2011 Sydney MCG Draw
Round 19, 2011 Geelong Kardinia Park 186 point loss
Round 2, 2012 West Coast Subiaco 108 point loss
Round 8, 2012 Sydney SCG * 101 point loss
* Mark of the Year - Jeremy Howe
Round 2, 2013 Essendon MCG 148 point loss * Largest loss at the MCG
Round 16, 2013 Geelong Kardinia Park Equal lowest score at Kardinia Park
Lowest amount of Inside 50's recorded in a match
Largest Inside 50's differential between sides.
Round 18, 2013 North Melbourne Docklands Largest ever loss at Docklands
Round 21, 2013 Fremantle MCG * Largest loss to and lowest score against Fremantle
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