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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) 1884–1896; 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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1922 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1922 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 2.34.56.710.9 69 WON St. Kilda 4.05.46.68.8 56 13 JUN May 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 3.25.46.79.9 63 LOST Carlton 3.35.46.1010.13 73 -10 PRI May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 2.35.511.1014.13 97 WON Geelong 1.24.67.610.12 72 25 BWS May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 0.42.54.126.15 51 DRAW Essendon 1.31.73.77.9 51 0 BWS May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 Fitzroy       Bye        
6 H Fitzroy 1.45.107.149.18 72 WON Richmond 4.45.56.77.9 51 21 BWS Jun 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 2.15.46.610.8 68 LOST Collingwood 5.49.613.715.10 100 -32 VIC Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 2.36.77.119.13 67 WON South Melbourne 2.22.55.88.8 56 11 BWS Jun 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 0.52.93.165.19 49 WON Melbourne 2.24.34.54.9 33 16 BWS Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 0.52.96.1013.11 89 WON St. Kilda 1.43.94.148.14 62 27 BWS Jul 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 0.42.66.1211.13 79 WON Carlton 3.36.77.79.7 61 18 BWS Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 1.02.74.105.19 49 WON Geelong 2.22.45.75.9 39 10 COR Jul 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 3.55.98.1312.16 88 LOST Essendon 4.110.312.415.7 97 -9 WIN Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 Fitzroy       Bye        
15 A Fitzroy 1.22.82.93.14 32 LOST Richmond 1.51.54.95.10 40 -8 PUN Aug 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Fitzroy 0.65.107.128.14 62 LOST Collingwood 6.38.410.811.13 79 -17 BWS Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 6.49.713.714.9 93 WON South Melbourne 5.18.510.911.12 78 15 LAK Sep 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 0.23.77.98.15 63 WON Melbourne 2.34.65.97.13 55 8 PRI Sep 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2SF A Fitzroy 2.32.76.86.10 46 WON Collingwood 3.04.74.85.12 42 4 MCG Sep 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Fitzroy 0.33.44.129.14 68 WON Essendon 1.23.56.66.9 45 23 MCG Oct 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A Fitzroy 2.53.69.1011.13 79 WON Collingwood 2.34.57.79.14 68 11 MCG Oct 14 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1922 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
17 Atkinson, Jim 14                             0 0.0    
32 Boyne, Les 2                             1 0.5    
19 Carter, Harold 8                             6 0.8    
7 Chalmers, Percy 1                             0 0.0    
4 Cockram, Norm 15                             9 0.6    
29 Collins, Goldie 16                             1 0.1    
27 Corrigan, Tommy 15                             3 0.2    
33 Dalitz, Alwin 1                             3 3.0    
28 Donnellan, Steve 16                             11 0.7    
5 Elliott, Ernie 19                             0 0.0    
3 Fergie, Clive 15                             10 0.7    
9 Freake, Jim 10                             26 2.6    
6 Gale, Len 18                             17 0.9    
20 Hamilton, John 5                             3 0.6    
8 Hicks, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
4 Jenkin, Horrie 16                             0 0.0    
1 Keller, Carl 15                             0 0.0    
11 Lenne, Bert 3                             0 0.0    
12 Lethbridge, Chris 18                             1 0.1    
24 McCracken, Gordon 19                             10 0.5    
23 McNeil, Hector 7                             2 0.3    
24 Merrick, Bob 13                             47 3.6    
26 Millen, Roy 4                             0 0.0    
2 Molan, Stan 18                             0 0.0    
30 Parratt, Percy 5                             7 1.4    
7 Rattray, Gordon 16                             9 0.6    
36 Scales, Joe 4                             0 0.0    
18 Sherry, Clarrie 10                             0 0.0    
8 Taylor, Bert 12                             0 0.0    
31 Warren, Les 4                             0 0.0    
10 Wigraft, Len 10                             5 0.5    
16 Williams, Fred 11                             1 0.1    
Totals 342                             172 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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