2000 AFL season

2000 AFL season

Infobox AFL season
year = 2000

imagesize = 100px
caption = AFL logo
teams = 16
premiers = AFL Ess
count = 16th
minor premiers = AFL Ess
mpcount =
national cup winners = AFL Ess
nccount = 4th
matches =
attendance =
highest attendance =
top goal scorer = Matthew Lloyd (AFL Ess)
brownlow medallist = Shane Woewodin (AFL Mel)
Results and statistics for the Australian Football League season of 2000.

"See List of Australian Football League premiers for a complete list."

AFL Draft

"See 2000 AFL Draft for more information."

National Cup

Essendon defeated Kangaroos 16.21 (117) to 11.10 (76) in the Final.

Premiership Season

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Round 6

Round 7

Round 8

Round 9

Round 10

Round 11

Round 12

Round 13

Round 14

Round 15

Round 16

Round 17

Round 18

Round 19

Round 20

Round 21

Round 22

Qualifying and Elimination Finals

emi Finals

Preliminary Finals

Grand Final


All teams played 22 games during the home and away season, for a total of 176. An additional 11 games were played during the finals series.

Match attendance

Total match attendance for the home-and-away season was 5,731,091 people. Total attendance for the finals season was 566,562 people. Attendance at the Grand Final was 96,249 people. The largest non-finals attendance was 91,571 people for the Essendon v Carlton game of Round 20.


* The Brownlow Medal was awarded to Shane Woewodin of Melbourne.
* The Coleman Medal was awarded to Matthew Lloyd of Essendon.
* The Norm Smith Medal was awarded to James Hird of Essendon.
* The AFL Rising Star award was awarded to Paul Hasleby of Fremantle.

Notable Events

* Essendon won the most games in in a single season in the history of the VFL/AFL.
* Essendon's Grand Final win was the last by a Victorian side until Geelong won in 2007.
* The McIntyre "Final Eight" system, which had operated from 1994 and 1999, was replaced by the AFL's Amended "Final Eight" system. The AFL's Amended "Final Eight" system has operated continuously from 2000 until today.

ee also

* AFL's Amended "Final Eight" system (2000)


* [http://stats.rleague.com/afl/seas/2000.html 2000 Season - AFL Tables]

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