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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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1936 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1936 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 4.17.610.813.9 87 LOST Carlton 8.611.1017.1624.19 163 -76 BWS May 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 3.45.75.108.11 59 LOST Melbourne 5.49.912.1215.17 107 -48 MCG May 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 0.24.69.612.12 84 LOST Collingwood 6.314.618.925.14 164 -80 BWS May 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 4.35.59.1210.14 74 LOST Footscray 2.16.68.813.11 89 -15 WES May 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 4.65.1012.1517.19 121 WON Geelong 2.48.610.917.13 115 6 BWS May 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 1.33.88.1212.14 86 LOST Essendon 4.65.910.1318.19 127 -41 WIN Jun 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 2.23.56.87.11 53 LOST South Melbourne 4.58.810.1113.15 93 -40 LAK Jun 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 3.57.129.1312.16 88 LOST Richmond 6.211.418.920.12 132 -44 BWS Jun 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 2.35.58.89.9 63 LOST Hawthorn 5.05.18.611.9 75 -12 GLE Jun 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 2.33.83.103.12 30 LOST North Melbourne 0.50.54.99.11 65 -35 ARD Jul 11 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 6.18.114.616.9 105 LOST St. Kilda 4.310.913.1119.15 129 -24 BWS Jul 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 2.28.211.714.11 95 LOST Carlton 3.513.714.918.15 123 -28 PRI Jul 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 3.34.88.1013.13 91 WON Melbourne 1.36.56.812.13 85 6 BWS Aug 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 1.14.25.311.8 74 LOST Collingwood 5.47.910.1213.12 90 -16 VIC Aug 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 3.46.67.89.10 64 LOST Footscray 3.56.107.1412.17 89 -25 BWS Aug 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 1.33.33.46.8 44 LOST Geelong 6.711.1316.1620.21 141 -97 COR Aug 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 4.75.139.169.16 70 LOST Essendon 2.26.712.917.16 118 -48 BWS Aug 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 3.54.88.1211.13 79 LOST South Melbourne 1.25.48.711.14 80 -1 BWS Sep 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1936 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
23 Ames, Les 5 5 5.0         2 2.0         0 1 5 1.0 0 30
6 Andrews, Norm 4                             1 0.3    
1 Benham, Colin 10 11 11.0         3 3.0         0 2 3 0.3 0 18
7 Bunton Snr, Haydn 18 23 23.0         9 9.0         3 1 33 1.8 1 199
3 Cadusch, John 7                             0 0.0    
Calverley, Bruce 2                             0 0.0    
20 Cameron, Charlie 4                             5 1.3    
26 Clark, Eric 2                             0 0.0    
33 Connell, Peter 7                             4 0.6    
11 Crawford, Col 1                             0 0.0    
18 Curcio, Frank 15                             3 0.2    
30 Dawson, Horrie 15 17 17.0         5 5.0         1 2 4 0.3 0 24
2 Edwards, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
29 Fitcher, Alan 12                             5 0.4    
5 Fitzsimmons, Bob 5                             1 0.2    
22 Gray, Wally 16 18 18.0         5 5.0         6 1 0 0.0 0 0
25 Hall, Arthur 14 17 17.0         3 3.0         0 0 0 0.0 0 0
28 Hearn, Maurie 13                             7 0.5    
Ledwidge, Tom 3                             2 0.7    
34 Mackin, Terry 13 10 10.0         1 1.0         3 3 4 0.3 0 24
15 Maynes, Leo 2                             0 0.0    
19 McConchie, Jock 15 10 10.0         8 8.0         1 0 32 2.1 1 193
9 McInnes, Russell 10 16 16.0         1 1.0         4 1 0 0.0 0 0
30 McKenzie, Jock 4 11 11.0         1 1.0         2 3 0 0.0 0 0
17 McLellan, Bob 11 10 10.0         4 4.0         1 0 2 0.2 0 12
15 Monaghan, Leo 1                             0 0.0    
8 Neeson, Alf 1                             0 0.0    
35 Nicholls, Doug 13 19 19.0         3 3.0         8 2 0 0.0 0 0
8 O'Leary, Charlie 6 16 16.0         2 2.0         0 7 0 0.0 0 0
11 O'Meara, Joe 'Brum' 9 15 15.0         2 2.0         5 1 5 0.6 0 30
11 Quartermain, Don 1                             0 0.0    
Re, Tom 2                             0 0.0    
16 Read, Ken 4                             5 1.3    
4 Ryan, Denis 'Dinny' 18 10 10.0         10 10.0         5 3 4 0.2 0 24
30 Saunders, Richie 3                             0 0.0    
27 Sharp, Mickey 15 16 16.0         3 3.0         2 1 12 0.8 3 75
21 Smallhorn, Wilfred 'Chicken' 4 14 14.0         2 2.0         4 4 5 1.3 1 31
12 Stott, Len 5                             0 0.0    
24 Thompson, Allan 6                             12 2.0    
10 Toohey Jnr, Jim 14 15 15.0         0 0.0         4 5 6 0.4 0 36
32 Warne, Bill 5                             2 0.4    
2 Watt, Les 7                             13 1.9    
24 White, Allan 2                             4 2.0    
14 Williams, Tommy 17 15 15.0         3 3.0         5 1 13 0.8 2 80
Totals 342                             192 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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