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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) 1884–1896; 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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1932 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1932 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 2.35.107.1612.19 91 WON Carlton 1.55.118.1410.15 75 16 BWS Apr 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 2.03.45.77.10 52 LOST Footscray 5.17.39.614.11 95 -43 WES May 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 5.29.510.1413.16 94 LOST North Melbourne 5.210.611.617.11 113 -19 BWS May 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 1.22.47.511.9 75 LOST Collingwood 6.410.913.1514.22 106 -31 VIC May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 6.19.111.112.6 78 LOST Geelong 5.28.415.920.10 130 -52 BWS May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 2.54.87.913.12 90 LOST Essendon 7.210.417.922.10 142 -52 WIN Jun 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 0.43.86.98.13 61 LOST Richmond 4.67.99.1514.16 100 -39 PUN Jun 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 0.06.77.913.15 93 WON Hawthorn 5.46.68.79.9 63 30 BWS Jun 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 1.55.118.1410.15 75 LOST South Melbourne 5.39.411.712.10 82 -7 LAK Jul 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 5.27.38.713.12 90 LOST Melbourne 5.19.615.915.12 102 -12 MCG Jul 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 4.17.29.311.6 72 LOST St. Kilda 4.45.77.1110.13 73 -1 BWS Jul 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 5.26.410.613.6 84 LOST Carlton 5.49.1112.1518.21 129 -45 PRI Jul 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 2.32.65.106.13 49 LOST Footscray 2.45.87.1210.14 74 -25 BWS Jul 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.25.65.610.8 68 LOST North Melbourne 3.65.610.1212.17 89 -21 ARD Aug 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 7.48.411.1111.13 79 LOST Collingwood 2.38.128.1412.26 98 -19 BWS Aug 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 0.31.36.58.6 54 LOST Geelong 3.412.921.1125.18 168 -114 COR Aug 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 5.37.89.1712.17 89 WON Essendon 3.35.46.57.10 52 37 BWS Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 1.24.69.710.7 67 LOST Richmond 6.18.49.614.11 95 -28 BWS Sep 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1932 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Benham, Colin 13 24 12.0         8 4.0         3 6 9 0.7 1 55
17 Boyd, Harold 11 21 10.5         3 1.5         3 3 1 0.1 1 7
7 Bunton Snr, Haydn 14 70 35.0         16 8.0         13 7 19 1.4 3 117
3 Burnes, Ernie 4                             2 0.5    
Castles, Stan 2                             3 1.5    
4 Chapman, George 13 8 8.0         0 0.0         2 2 9 0.7 0 54
31 Cleary, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
32 Coates, Wally 2                             0 0.0    
25 Cockram, Norm 10 37 18.5         11 5.5         12 3 0 0.0 0 0
Coller, Ray 4                             2 0.5    
18 Curcio, Frank 16 12 12.0         3 3.0         3 3 4 0.3 0 24
30 Dawson, Horrie 15 12 12.0         6 6.0         0 2 21 1.4 2 128
23 Ellis, Percy 12 21 10.5         9 4.5         6 3 2 0.2 0 12
20 Finlayson, Roy 1                             0 0.0    
29 Fitcher, Alan 15 34 17.0         11 5.5         6 5 5 0.3 0 30
26 Fleming, Ian 11 22 11.0         9 4.5         5 3 2 0.2 0 12
5 Gibson, Frank 2 12 12.0         3 3.0         3 1 0 0.0 0 0
26 Gray, Wally 9                             1 0.1    
35 Heintz, Fred 8                             10 1.3    
9 Kerr, Cecil 12 40 20.0         6 3.0         12 6 0 0.0 0 0
22 Lane, Phil 1                             0 0.0    
19 MacRae, Mal 6 7 7.0         4 4.0         1 1 6 1.0 0 36
33 McDougall, Roy 2                             0 0.0    
McKinley, Joe 1                             0 0.0    
6 Moriarty, Jack 18 22 11.0         5 2.5         3 6 81 4.5 6 492
13 Nicholls, Doug 3 35 17.5         7 3.5         6 1 0 0.0 1 1
8 Niven, Colin 17 31 15.5         12 6.0         2 6 4 0.2 0 24
28 Plunkett, Laurie 2 7 7.0         0 0.0         2 1 0 0.0 0 0
16 Reeve, Willis 14 22 11.0         7 3.5         3 2 0 0.0 0 0
2 Roberts, Percy 16 23 23.0         7 7.0         6 2 1 0.1 0 6
12 Ryan, John 4                             1 0.3    
11 Sexton, Jack 17 21 21.0         5 5.0         5 0 2 0.1 0 12
24 Shapter, Ron 1 13 13.0         3 3.0         3 1 0 0.0 1 1
24 Sharp, Mickey 4                             1 0.3    
27 Sharpe, Lew 6                             0 0.0    
21 Smallhorn, Wilfred 'Chicken' 14 43 21.5         9 4.5         6 6 1 0.1 0 6
12 Stott, Len 11 11 11.0         0 0.0         7 2 3 0.3 0 18
Taggart, Alf 3                             0 0.0    
14 Veevers, Ken 3                             0 0.0    
10 Wells, Tommy 4                             1 0.3    
14 Williams, Tommy 18 28 14.0         7 3.5         8 1 2 0.1 0 12
Totals 342                             193 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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