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KEY FACTS

Official name
Fitzroy Football Club Ltd.

Known as
Fitzroy

Formed
1883; absorbed Fitzroy Reds in 2008; returned to playing operations in 2009

Disbanded
1996: transferred AFL playing operations to Brisbane

Colours
Maroon, royal blue and gold

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

Associated clubs
Fitzroy Reds; Fitzroy ACU WFC; Fitzroy ACU Reserves WFC; Fitzroy Reserves; Fitzroy U19s

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) 2009–2024

Affiliations (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1884–1896; Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–1996

Home Ground
Brunswick Street Oval

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); VAFA Premier C - 2018 (1 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)

Championships and Trophies
GT Moore Medal - Rory Angiolella 2015 (1 total)

Headquarters
578 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North, Melbourne, VIC 3068

Postal Address
PO Box 5230, Mordialloc, VIC, 3195

Email
secretary@fitzroyfc.com.au

Website
https://www.fitzroyfc.com.au/

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 – world beaters at the start of the century; out of business by the end of it.

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1925 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1925 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 3.34.116.148.15 63 WON Footscray 2.23.35.48.6 54 9 BWS May 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 3.24.75.138.16 64 WON North Melbourne 1.03.24.26.3 39 25 ARD May 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 3.37.69.717.11 113 WON Richmond 2.35.58.108.11 59 54 BWS May 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 4.46.88.1212.12 84 WON St. Kilda 1.22.23.55.8 38 46 JUN May 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 1.21.55.76.11 47 LOST Collingwood 1.42.64.87.10 52 -5 BWS May 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 3.44.610.1011.13 79 WON Carlton 3.14.46.49.7 61 18 PRI Jun 8 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 1.21.33.86.9 45 LOST Melbourne 3.47.69.812.11 83 -38 MCG Jun 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 2.52.84.97.15 57 LOST Geelong 2.24.66.159.15 69 -12 BWS Jun 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 1.14.66.78.9 57 LOST Essendon 5.27.27.49.7 61 -4 WIN Jun 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 4.410.514.1119.11 125 WON Hawthorn 2.22.43.95.11 41 84 BWS Jul 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 3.68.99.912.12 84 WON South Melbourne 2.33.55.96.11 47 37 LAK Jul 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 1.23.57.77.8 50 LOST Footscray 4.58.68.913.13 91 -41 WES Aug 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 5.17.411.1317.18 120 WON North Melbourne 2.26.58.611.8 74 46 BWS Aug 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 3.15.36.59.7 61 WON Richmond 2.24.35.68.7 55 6 PUN Aug 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 2.24.57.1011.12 78 WON St. Kilda 2.22.26.68.7 55 23 BWS Aug 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 5.410.612.1214.15 99 WON Collingwood 3.48.710.912.13 85 14 VIC Sep 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 2.53.115.217.24 66 WON Carlton 5.46.56.99.10 64 2 BWS Sep 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1925 Player Stats

Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Adams, Bill 'Bull' 17                             6 0.4    
Anderson, Doug 2                             1 0.5    
Atkinson, Jim 17                             0 0.0    
Batchelor, Arthur 14                             6 0.4    
Beeson, Fred 1                             0 0.0    
Chapman, Charles 14                             11 0.8    
Chatfield, Eric 13                             0 0.0    
Cockram, Norm 14                             9 0.6    
Coghlan, Davitt 2                             0 0.0    
Collins, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
Corrigan, Tommy 17                             5 0.3    
Costigan, Frank 10                             5 0.5    
Curtis, Bill 2                             2 1.0    
Dickens, Arthur 6                             1 0.2    
Donnellan, Steve 2                             0 0.0    
Elliott, Ernie 15                             0 0.0    
Hellwig, Gordon 8                             10 1.3    
Hickey, Tom 11                             5 0.5    
Jenkin, Horrie 17                             0 0.0    
McCracken, Gordon 17                             9 0.5    
McLatchie, Stewart 4                             4 1.0    
Millen, Jack 15                             9 0.6    
Moriarty, Jack 16                             63 3.9    
O'Rourke Senior, Jack 16                             18 1.1    
Reichman, Eric 2                             0 0.0    
Smith, Reg 6                             4 0.7    
Tarbotton, Jim 3                             0 0.0    
Warren, Les 11                             0 0.0    
Wigraft, Len 17                             4 0.2    
Williams, Fred 16                             7 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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