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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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1930 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1930 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 3.54.89.1412.14 86 WON Footscray 3.07.29.311.6 72 14 BWS May 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 2.33.37.59.11 65 WON North Melbourne 2.23.35.86.9 45 20 ARD May 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 2.27.410.515.9 99 LOST Melbourne 3.68.1011.1215.14 104 -5 BWS May 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 1.16.26.38.10 58 LOST St. Kilda 3.48.1012.1515.18 108 -50 JUN May 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 3.16.67.1010.11 71 WON Collingwood 0.64.75.109.12 66 5 BWS May 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 1.11.23.36.12 48 LOST Carlton 4.57.911.1517.16 118 -70 PRI Jun 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 1.67.89.1213.13 91 LOST Essendon 3.38.812.916.10 106 -15 BWS Jun 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 4.35.57.1010.12 72 LOST Richmond 3.37.811.1214.16 100 -28 PUN Jun 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 8.111.317.718.11 119 WON Hawthorn 5.46.910.1113.17 95 24 BWS Jun 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 2.36.610.812.12 84 LOST South Melbourne 2.14.810.1213.16 94 -10 LAK Jul 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 0.13.43.98.14 62 LOST Geelong 3.45.69.1110.15 75 -13 BWS Jul 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 2.56.119.1313.16 94 LOST Collingwood 5.59.816.1425.17 167 -73 VIC Jul 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 2.35.67.710.9 69 LOST Carlton 1.33.74.1510.16 76 -7 BWS Jul 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 0.25.58.610.11 71 LOST Essendon 2.44.98.1512.19 91 -20 WIN Aug 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 0.25.28.511.5 71 WON Richmond 1.14.25.68.12 60 11 BWS Aug 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 3.310.512.615.14 104 WON Hawthorn 1.63.83.143.16 34 70 GLE Aug 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 4.88.1112.1615.19 109 WON South Melbourne 4.07.211.614.8 92 17 BWS Sep 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 2.42.74.114.14 38 LOST Geelong 3.64.87.1310.18 78 -40 COR Sep 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1930 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Batchelor, Arthur 18                             23 1.3    
28 Beggs, Frank 4                             0 0.0    
1 Benham, Colin 16                             20 1.3    
15 Bols, Lou 8                             0 0.0    
11 Cashman, Jack 17                             19 1.1    
22 Challis, Harry 3                             0 0.0    
13 Chapman, Charles 18                             46 2.6    
25 Coghlan, Davitt 5                             0 0.0    
10 Davies, Fred 18                             2 0.1    
17 Dickens, Arthur 14                             10 0.7    
23 Ellis, Percy 18                             0 0.0    
20 Finlayson, Roy 15                             7 0.5    
29 Fitcher, Alan 12                             3 0.3    
24 Fleming, Keith 3                             2 0.7    
26 Fricker, Lindsay 1                             0 0.0    
5 Gibson, Frank 17                             3 0.2    
2 Hogan, Con 17                             0 0.0    
30 Hooke, Len 6                             13 2.2    
9 Kerr, Cecil 18                             1 0.1    
32 Mackie, Ken 6                             14 2.3    
26 McDougall, Roy 3                             0 0.0    
12 McKenzie, Gerald 18                             0 0.0    
27 Millen, Jack 1                             1 1.0    
6 Moriarty, Jack 7                             20 2.9    
8 Niven, Colin 9                             3 0.3    
31 Pearce, Frank 16                             0 0.0    
26 Raymond, Frank 1                             0 0.0    
16 Reeve, Willis 8                             0 0.0    
19 Sharp, Ivan 5                             0 0.0    
21 Smallhorn, Wilfred 'Chicken' 13                             3 0.2    
4 Stott, Norm 1                             1 1.0    
4 Veevers, Ken 9                             2 0.2    
18 Williams, Jack 4                             4 1.0    
14 Williams, Tommy 13                             2 0.2    
Totals 342                             199 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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