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KEY FACTS

Official name
Brighton Football Club

Known as
Brighton

Formed
1885

Disbanded
1962: merger with South Caulfield

Colours
Initially dark and light blue; white and red 1912-47; maroon and gold from 1948

Emblem
Penguins

Associated clubs
Caulfield (VFA); South Caulfield

Affiliations (Historical)
Victorian Junior Football Association (VJFA) 1889–1895; Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) 1892–1907; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1908–1961

Senior Premierships
Metropolitan Junior Football Association 1903 (1 total); Victorian Football Association 1948 (1 total)

Championships and Trophies
Recorder Cup - P.Hartnett 1939; J.Davis 1940 (2 total); VFA Medal - J.Davis 1940 (1 total); Liston Trophy - R.McIndoe 1948; E.Turner 1954 (2 total)

Brighton



During forty-nine years of involvement in the VFA as a distinct organisation Brighton won just one flag, but it was a noteworthy triumph.

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1961 Season (VFA Division 2) Fixture

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Brighton's 1961 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brighton 4.12 36 LOST Camberwell 14.18 102 -66 ELS Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Brighton 1.5 11 LOST Northcote 15.23 113 -102 NOR Apr 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Brighton 5.6 36 LOST Preston 17.20 122 -86 PRE Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Brighton 8.11 59 LOST Waverley 12.18 90 -31 ELS May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Brighton 8.11 59 LOST Dandenong 30.21 201 -142 DAN May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Brighton 7.10 52 LOST Prahran 17.28 130 -78 ELS May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Brighton 7.13 55 LOST Sunshine 25.19 169 -114 SEL May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Brighton 3.4 22 LOST Preston 30.15 195 -173 ELS Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Brighton 16.7 103 LOST Camberwell 17.16 118 -15 CBW Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Brighton 6.7 43 LOST Northcote 14.22 106 -63 ELS Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Brighton 9.12 66 LOST Waverley 25.17 167 -101 CR2 Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Brighton 5.5 35 LOST Dandenong 26.20 176 -141 ELS Jul 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Brighton 5.5 35 LOST Prahran 13.9 87 -52 TOO Jul 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Brighton 5.7 37 LOST Sunshine 25.32 182 -145 ELS Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Brighton 1.2 8 LOST Preston 22.31 163 -155 PRE Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Brighton 4.9 33 LOST Camberwell 29.23 197 -164 ELS Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Brighton 1.2 8 LOST Northcote 27.16 178 -170 NOR Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Brighton 9.9 63 LOST Waverley 19.11 125 -62 ELS Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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