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KEY FACTS

Official name
Fitzroy Football Club

Known as
Fitzroy

Formed
1883

Disbanded
1996

Colours
Maroon, royal blue and gold

Emblem
Lions (formerly, at various times, Maroons, Roys and Gorillas)

Associated clubs
Fitzroy; Fitzroy Reserves

Affiliations (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1896; Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–1996

VFL Premierships
1898-9, 1904-5, 1913, 1916, 1922, 1944 (8 total)

VFA Premierships
1895 (1 in total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series 1959, 1978 (2 total)

Most Games
333 - Kevin Murray (1955-1964; 1967-1974)

Most Goals
626 - Jack Moriarty (1924-1933)

League Top Goalkickers
V/AFL: J.Freake (56) 1913 & (66) 1915; J.Moriarty (82) 1924; B.Quinlan (116) 1983 & (105) 1984 (5 total)

Brownlow Medalists
Haydn Bunton 1931, 1932 & 1935; Wilfred 'Chicken' Smallhorn 1933; Denis 'Dinny' Ryan 1936; Alan Ruthven 1950; Kevin Murray 1969; Bernie Quinlan 1981 (6 Medallists/8 Medals)

Fitzroy



"Fitzroy's on-field achievements, particularly during the early years of the VFL, were considerable. During the first decade of VFL competition the Maroons won no fewer than four flags - more than any other club - and were runners up three times. Further premierships followed in 1913 and 1916, but after World War One the side tended to struggle. Paralleling this, the VFL began to take on more and more of the characteristics of a business: payment to players was officially recognised as taking place in 1909, and professionalism gradually became more and more overt ... "

  • John Devaney examines the tragic tale of Fitzroy FC - worldbeaters at the start of the century; out of business by the end of it

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1912 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1912 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 1.43.74.84.10 34 LOST South Melbourne 4.15.26.27.5 47 -13 LAK Apr 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 1.15.25.65.11 41 LOST Carlton 1.44.68.99.10 64 -23 BWS May 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 1.13.86.107.14 56 WON Geelong 1.24.34.55.6 36 20 BWS May 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 5.48.510.613.8 86 WON Richmond 2.15.46.59.6 60 26 PUN May 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 1.13.55.88.11 59 WON University 1.41.44.54.8 32 27 BWS May 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 3.67.109.1111.12 78 WON Melbourne 3.14.36.510.6 66 12 BWS Jun 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 0.23.35.58.7 55 WON St. Kilda 1.51.85.96.10 46 9 JUN Jun 3 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 3.25.38.711.7 73 LOST Collingwood 4.15.37.313.10 88 -15 VIC Jun 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 0.22.43.63.7 25 LOST Essendon 1.12.63.68.8 56 -31 BWS Jun 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 2.13.83.83.10 28 LOST South Melbourne 3.25.48.89.12 66 -38 BWS Jun 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 1.42.82.144.15 39 LOST Carlton 2.23.63.76.8 44 -5 PRI Jun 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 1.42.44.95.10 40 LOST Geelong 1.35.96.1110.13 73 -33 COR Jul 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 3.25.39.510.10 70 WON Richmond 1.31.62.93.11 29 41 BWS Jul 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 5.48.910.1012.14 86 WON University 0.12.13.67.8 50 36 MCG Jul 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 2.25.46.56.7 43 WON Melbourne 1.04.36.46.6 42 1 MCG Aug 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H Fitzroy 0.15.66.812.17 89 WON St. Kilda 3.33.36.78.7 55 34 BWS Aug 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 0.32.55.79.11 65 WON Collingwood 1.01.14.24.3 27 38 BWS Aug 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 1.23.74.106.13 49 LOST Essendon 2.52.66.97.13 55 -6 EME Aug 31 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1912 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
6 Abbott, Frank 3                             4 1.3    
1 Bamford, Fred 18                             0 0.0    
2 Buist, Teddy 9                             0 0.0    
3 Campbell, Bruce 6                             2 0.3    
4 Collins, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
5 Cooper, Jack 16                             0 0.0    
6 Dall, Clarrie 1                             0 0.0    
7 Dowell, Charlie 2                             0 0.0    
8 Freake, Jim 18                             53 2.9    
10 Heron, Percy 13                             5 0.4    
11 Heron, Hugh 10                             1 0.1    
12 Holmes, Billy 16                             11 0.7    
13 Hutton, Cliff 17                             7 0.4    
14 Johnson, Wally 18                             7 0.4    
15 Lambert, George 18                             0 0.0    
16 Lamont, Frank 2                             0 0.0    
22 Laver, Bill 8                             1 0.1    
17 Lenne, Bert 17                             3 0.2    
6 Marchbank, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
18 McArthur, Jack 6                             0 0.0    
19 McLennan, Harold 16                             3 0.2    
20 Norris, Charlie 14                             3 0.2    
21 Parratt, Percy 18                             22 1.2    
22 Rahilly, Bob 3                             1 0.3    
18 Scott, Bill 3                             1 0.3    
23 Shaw, George 16                             5 0.3    
26 Strownix, Tom 16                             0 0.0    
24 Walker, Bill 16                             0 0.0    
9 Wells, Tom 5                             1 0.2    
25 Willoughby, Tom 14                             7 0.5    
Totals 324                             137 0.4    
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.