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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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1911 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1911 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 3.18.310.311.4 70 LOST Melbourne 4.26.78.1010.12 72 -2 MCG Apr 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 3.13.53.94.10 34 LOST Collingwood 0.12.35.67.7 49 -15 BWS May 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 4.24.46.66.9 45 WON Carlton 2.04.45.56.7 43 2 PRI May 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 3.55.116.1810.24 84 WON St. Kilda 1.13.33.64.6 30 54 BWS May 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 2.23.56.118.17 65 WON Geelong 2.14.44.64.8 32 33 BWS May 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 2.22.47.1010.16 76 WON University 0.32.83.95.12 42 34 MCG Jun 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 1.11.11.43.5 23 LOST South Melbourne 2.46.66.710.11 71 -48 BWS Jun 5 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 1.13.13.23.2 20 LOST Essendon 0.12.46.68.7 55 -35 EME Jun 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 0.13.34.45.8 38 WON Richmond 2.33.44.64.12 36 2 PUN Jun 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 1.44.116.118.15 63 WON Melbourne 1.12.14.45.5 35 28 BWS Jun 22 (Thu, 3:00) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 2.05.66.1010.12 72 WON Collingwood 3.24.27.39.7 61 11 VIC Jul 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 2.13.74.95.13 43 LOST Carlton 1.22.33.76.10 46 -3 BWS Jul 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 0.13.68.612.12 84 WON St. Kilda 2.52.63.83.8 26 58 JUN Jul 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.12.15.16.3 39 LOST Geelong 1.33.86.1110.14 74 -35 COR Jul 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 2.45.88.1212.14 86 WON University 3.25.45.67.7 49 37 BWS Jul 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 2.23.23.34.3 27 LOST South Melbourne 2.12.35.45.6 36 -9 LAK Aug 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 1.41.61.73.7 25 LOST Essendon 1.24.44.76.10 46 -21 BWS Aug 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 1.32.44.68.9 57 WON Richmond 0.11.62.84.10 34 23 BWS Sep 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1911 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Bamford, Fred 12                             1 0.1    
Buist, Teddy 18                             1 0.1    
Campbell, Bruce 9                             25 2.8    
Clarke, Tom 4                             0 0.0    
Cooper, Jack 16                             0 0.0    
Dall, Clarrie 9                             10 1.1    
Dowell, Charlie 5                             0 0.0    
Everett, Ernie 3                             0 0.0    
Farrell, Ted 1                             0 0.0    
Francis, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
Freeman, Artie 1                             0 0.0    
Furness, Jack 6                             3 0.5    
Holden, George 17                             4 0.2    
Hutton, Cliff 17                             0 0.0    
Johnson, Wally 17                             0 0.0    
Kiernan, Chris 10                             15 1.5    
Kirkwood, Fred 3                             1 0.3    
Lambert, George 13                             0 0.0    
Lamont, Frank 15                             9 0.6    
Lenne, Bert 14                             0 0.0    
Marchbank, Bill 5                             0 0.0    
Markby, Fred 2                             0 0.0    
McCluskey, Tom 5                             0 0.0    
McLennan, Harold 17                             3 0.2    
McMillan, Charlie 7                             3 0.4    
Moloughney, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
Moxon, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
Murphy, Danny 1                             0 0.0    
Norris, Charlie 7                             1 0.1    
Parratt, Percy 15                             17 1.1    
Pattison, Andy 3                             0 0.0    
Porter, Jim 3                             6 2.0    
Rahilly, Bob 17                             16 0.9    
Reardon, Tom 16                             4 0.3    
Shaw, George 11                             6 0.5    
Sheehan, Alby 1                             0 0.0    
Walker, Bill 18                             2 0.1    
Watson, Eric 1                             1 1.0    
Totals 324                             128 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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