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KEY FACTS

Official name
Williamstown Football Club

Known as
Williamstown

Nickname
Seagulls

Nickname
Villagers

Formed
1864 (merged with South Williamstown 1888)

Colours
Royal blue and yellow

Associated clubs
Williamstown Reserves; Williamstown WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Football League (VFL) 1996–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1995

Home Ground
Williamstown Cricket Ground

VFL Premierships
2003, 2015 (2 total)

VFA Premierships
1907, 1921, 1939, 1945, 1949, 1954-5-6,1958-9, 1986, 1990 (12 total); Division Two - 1969, 1976 (2 total)

Senior Premierships
Foxtel Cup - 2011, 2014 (2 total)

Most Games
217 - Ben Jolley (2008-2018)

Most Goals
672 - Ron Todd (1940-1949)

Championships and Trophies
Recorder Cup: Charlie Stanbridge 1933, Neville Huggins 1937, Arthur Cutting 1938, Des Fothergill 1941 (4 total); VFA Medal: Charlie Stanbridge 1933, Fred Brooks 1935, Neville Huggins 1936 & 1937, Arthur Cutting 1938 & 1939, Des Fothergill 1941 (5 medallists/7 medals); Liston Trophy: John Martin 1956, Barry Round 1987, Brett McTaggart 1988, Saade Ghazi 1989, Paul Dooley 1996, Michael Gibbons 2016 & 2018 (6 Medallists/7 Medals); Field Medal (Division 2): Ian Nankervis 1968, Colin Boyd 1976 (2 total)

Headquarters
1 Mason St, Newport, VIC 3015

Postal Address
PO Box 307, Williamstown, VIC, 3016

Phone: (03) 9391 0309 

Email
bcurry@williamstownfc.com.au

Website
williamstownfc.com.au

Williamstown



"Its greatest era came during the 1950s when it engaged in numerous memorable tussles with perennial rivals Port Melbourne, more often than not emerging on the winning side, at any rate when it really counted. Indeed, the three year period between 1954 and 1956 was, as far as Town supporters are concerned, the closest thing to heaven on earth imaginable. Each year the grand final pitted Williamstown against the Borough; each year the Borough were heavily favoured to win; and each year Williamstown defied the odds to claim the flag."

John Devaney looks back at the history of the Williamstown Football Club.

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1896 Season () Fixture

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Williamstown's 1896 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Williamstown 0.00.20.32.5 2 LOST North Melbourne 4.34.36.66.6 6 -4 ARD May 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Williamstown 3.03.03.03.1 3 DRAW Port Melbourne 1.03.03.03.2 3 0 NPO May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Williamstown 1.32.33.76.8 6 WON Richmond 0.10.41.52.7 2 4 WCG May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Williamstown 1.11.51.63.6 3 DRAW St. Kilda 1.21.42.83.8 3 0 JUN May 25 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
5 A Williamstown 1.21.24.34.3 4 LOST Melbourne 0.25.47.515.11 15 -11 MCG May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 Williamstown       Bye        
7 H Williamstown 1.32.53.53.5 3 LOST Collingwood 1.13.14.24.3 4 -1 WCG Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Williamstown 2.02.23.23.2 3 LOST Essendon 1.13.25.57.6 7 -4 WCG Jun 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Williamstown 2.33.45.55.6 5 WON Footscray 0.01.01.13.3 3 2 WCG Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Williamstown 1.23.45.55.8 5 WON North Melbourne 1.22.53.83.8 3 2 WCG Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Williamstown 0.00.10.10.2 0 LOST Geelong 1.64.88.1212.14 12 -12 COR Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Williamstown 0.12.22.33.4 3 LOST South Melbourne 1.52.64.75.9 5 -2 WCG Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Williamstown 0.00.01.63.7 3 WON Carlton 2.22.32.32.3 2 1 UNI Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Williamstown 2.22.23.23.4 3 LOST Fitzroy 2.46.77.1110.13 10 -7 BWS Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Williamstown 0.20.81.82.10 2 LOST Port Melbourne 3.44.44.95.9 5 -3 WCG Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Williamstown 2.32.34.74.7 4 DRAW Footscray 0.04.24.24.4 4 0 WES Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Williamstown 0.02.63.94.13 4 WON Richmond 2.02.02.02.1 2 2 PUN Sep 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Williamstown 2.32.52.65.10 5 WON St. Kilda 0.20.22.32.3 2 3 WCG Sep 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 Williamstown       Bye        
20 H Williamstown 0.12.23.26.4 6 WON Carlton 2.33.34.35.3 5 1 WCG Sep 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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