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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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1914 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1914 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 2.56.78.1013.15 93 WON Melbourne 0.22.44.55.7 37 56 BWS Apr 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 1.54.105.149.15 69 WON Richmond 1.31.72.93.10 28 41 PUN May 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 2.25.36.89.12 66 LOST South Melbourne 4.36.57.811.8 74 -8 BWS May 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 2.53.65.97.12 54 WON Collingwood 1.24.46.97.10 52 2 BWS May 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Fitzroy 2.25.55.76.10 46 WON Carlton 2.13.13.34.4 28 18 PRI May 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 0.30.34.46.4 40 WON Geelong 1.22.32.64.8 32 8 COR May 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 0.43.88.1110.13 73 WON St. Kilda 3.14.15.17.6 48 25 BWS Jun 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 5.59.811.1315.18 108 WON University 1.12.12.53.6 24 84 MCG Jun 8 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 3.24.48.510.6 66 WON Essendon 3.13.44.57.8 50 16 BWS Jun 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 5.610.712.712.11 83 WON Melbourne 0.52.104.158.15 63 20 MCG Jun 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 1.14.75.1010.11 71 WON Richmond 2.42.62.84.15 39 32 BWS Jun 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 3.44.65.87.12 54 LOST South Melbourne 2.16.18.110.4 64 -10 LAK Jul 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 1.41.102.153.16 34 LOST Collingwood 2.03.44.55.7 37 -3 VIC Jul 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 1.23.74.104.13 37 LOST Carlton 3.04.06.17.4 46 -9 BWS Jul 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 3.26.47.58.5 53 LOST Geelong 3.46.57.911.13 79 -26 BWS Jul 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 3.23.57.107.11 53 WON St. Kilda 1.33.93.106.15 51 2 JUN Aug 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 5.57.714.1618.19 127 WON University 0.02.23.26.2 38 89 BWS Aug 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 2.54.67.87.8 50 LOST Essendon 1.33.54.89.14 68 -18 EME Aug 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2SF A Fitzroy 1.13.43.55.12 42 LOST Carlton 3.35.38.69.8 62 -20 MCG Sep 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1914 Player Stats

Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Abbott, Paddy 10                             0 0.0    
Bamford, Fred 18                             0 0.0    
Buist, Teddy 5                             4 0.8    
Cooper, Jack 17                             2 0.1    
Freake, Jim 17                             47 2.8    
Harrison, Artie 9                             1 0.1    
Heaney, Tom 15                             21 1.4    
Heron, Percy 9                             1 0.1    
Holden, George 19                             3 0.2    
Johnson, Wally 19                             1 0.1    
Jones, Arthur 7                             3 0.4    
Lambert, George 15                             1 0.1    
Lenne, Bert 19                             1 0.1    
Lethbridge, Chris 18                             2 0.1    
Martin, Jim 18                             9 0.5    
McLennan, Harold 17                             1 0.1    
Millen, Roy 17                             2 0.1    
Norris, Charlie 19                             5 0.3    
Parratt, Percy 19                             11 0.6    
Pattison, George 2                             0 0.0    
Rodgerson, Stan 1                             0 0.0    
Shaw, George 18                             7 0.4    
Strownix, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
Teasdale, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
Toohey Snr, Jim 15                             38 2.5    
Walker, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
Wells, Charlie 4                             1 0.3    
Willoughby, Tom 4                             2 0.5    
Wilson, Billy 8                             3 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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