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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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1935 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1935 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 2.78.712.714.8 92 WON St. Kilda 2.34.76.1011.14 80 12 JUN Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 1.43.59.814.9 93 DRAW Collingwood 2.24.37.714.9 93 0 BWS May 6 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 0.04.55.59.12 66 WON Footscray 3.84.106.137.13 55 11 WES May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 2.69.715.1018.16 124 WON North Melbourne 4.55.97.1010.14 74 50 BWS May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 2.12.27.58.9 57 LOST Richmond 3.37.77.914.14 98 -41 BWS May 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 4.36.58.610.11 71 LOST South Melbourne 2.27.817.1123.14 152 -81 LAK Jun 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 3.35.99.1014.12 96 WON Hawthorn 2.05.19.513.8 86 10 BWS Jun 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 0.25.108.1014.19 103 WON Essendon 4.45.48.79.7 61 42 WIN Jun 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 1.14.34.410.5 65 WON Geelong 1.62.84.126.14 50 15 BWS Jun 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 4.36.58.813.10 88 LOST Melbourne 1.57.1212.1415.17 107 -19 BWS Jun 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 2.22.25.48.6 54 LOST Carlton 4.38.711.1619.21 135 -81 PRI Jul 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 2.25.65.99.10 64 LOST St. Kilda 4.76.79.1012.12 84 -20 BWS Jul 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 5.46.512.912.10 82 LOST Collingwood 2.56.128.1414.21 105 -23 VIC Jul 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 4.37.511.1014.16 100 WON Footscray 3.36.1010.1313.15 93 7 BWS Jul 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 4.48.610.1012.10 82 WON North Melbourne 0.13.45.810.13 73 9 ARD Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 4.18.410.612.9 81 LOST Richmond 3.310.712.1017.16 118 -37 PUN Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 2.27.611.811.8 74 LOST South Melbourne 1.35.77.710.15 75 -1 BWS Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 7.09.012.115.6 96 LOST Hawthorn 2.107.1613.2214.26 110 -14 GLE Sep 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1935 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
22 Beard, Bert 13                             6 0.5    
1 Benham, Colin 11                             0 0.0    
35 Blackley, Len 2                             2 1.0    
7 Bunton Snr, Haydn 17                             41 2.4    
31 Callick, Alf 10                             3 0.3    
20 Cameron, Charlie 10                             24 2.4    
18 Curcio, Frank 18                             2 0.1    
30 Dawson, Horrie 18                             0 0.0    
32 Fisher, Noel 3                             3 1.0    
29 Fitcher, Alan 18                             0 0.0    
26 Fleming, Ian 14                             7 0.5    
33 Goodhart, Brian 10                             3 0.3    
34 Gray, Wally 16                             0 0.0    
5 Griffin, Ted 1                             1 1.0    
28 Hearn, Maurie 18                             14 0.8    
33 Latham, Ron 1                             0 0.0    
15 Maynes, Leo 12                             4 0.3    
36 McPhee, Keith 1                             0 0.0    
8 Neeson, Alf 6                             0 0.0    
9 Nicholls, Doug 10                             0 0.0    
19 O'Brien, Wally 2                             0 0.0    
19 Pye, Len 1                             0 0.0    
11 Quartermain, Don 3                             0 0.0    
3 Rudd, Mel 5                             1 0.2    
4 Ryan, Denis 'Dinny' 18                             46 2.6    
23 Saunders, Richie 13                             0 0.0    
19 Seymour, Frank 5                             9 1.8    
27 Sharp, Mickey 14                             20 1.4    
17 Shenfield, Bill 10                             4 0.4    
21 Smallhorn, Wilfred 'Chicken' 14                             2 0.1    
12 Stott, Len 11                             0 0.0    
34 Thompson, Allan 8                             3 0.4    
10 Toohey Jnr, Jim 7                             9 1.3    
2 Watt, Les 7                             6 0.9    
14 Williams, Tommy 15                             7 0.5    
Totals 342                             217 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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