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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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1958 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1958 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 6.412.1118.1523.21 159 WON North Melbourne 1.12.33.65.9 39 120 ARD Apr 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 0.54.117.1411.18 84 WON South Melbourne 1.63.76.1210.15 75 9 BWS Apr 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 1.32.73.107.10 52 LOST Collingwood 4.36.77.127.15 57 -5 VIC Apr 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 5.87.1014.1616.17 113 WON Richmond 2.06.46.48.8 56 57 BWS May 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 8.510.711.1016.14 110 WON Footscray 0.13.47.97.12 54 56 BWS May 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 2.55.75.98.11 59 WON Carlton 0.52.94.134.16 40 19 PRI May 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 0.16.67.812.15 87 WON Hawthorn 3.75.77.148.15 63 24 BWS May 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 2.32.75.136.14 50 LOST St. Kilda 2.26.79.912.17 89 -39 JUN May 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 3.75.127.128.18 66 WON Geelong 1.23.34.116.15 51 15 BWS Jun 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 0.33.46.78.8 56 LOST Essendon 4.28.513.816.11 107 -51 WIN Jun 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 2.47.89.1112.16 88 WON Melbourne 3.25.55.86.11 47 41 BWS Jun 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 4.36.511.1112.17 89 WON North Melbourne 3.64.106.117.16 58 31 BWS Jun 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 3.93.911.2011.22 88 LOST South Melbourne 4.010.112.219.6 120 -32 LAK Jul 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 3.45.712.1115.15 105 WON Collingwood 5.26.27.88.9 57 48 BWS Jul 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 4.210.514.919.18 132 WON Richmond 2.15.26.610.8 68 64 PUN Aug 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 3.43.45.95.11 41 LOST Footscray 0.08.611.620.11 131 -90 WES Aug 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 1.47.611.715.11 101 WON Carlton 3.37.911.1413.18 96 5 BWS Aug 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 0.35.76.910.11 71 LOST Hawthorn 4.24.48.711.9 75 -4 GLE Aug 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
1SF H Fitzroy 3.34.75.89.12 66 LOST North Melbourne 2.24.68.810.10 70 -4 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1958 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
16 Abrahams, Owen 18 10 10.0         6 6.0         0 2 38 2.1    
6 Aston, Ian 19 15 15.0         5 5.0         4 1 3 0.2    
31 Barclay, Brian 4 8 8.0         2 2.0         0 2 0 0.0    
37 Bromage, Keith 11 0 0.0         0 0.0         0 0 6 0.5    
40 Broockmann, Jim 3                             0 0.0    
20 Campbell, Graham 19 22 22.0         3 3.0         1 2 19 1.0    
7 Clark, Wally 17 12 12.0         3 3.0         4 1 18 1.1    
11 Davey, Colin 9                             3 0.3    
24 Dixon, Gordon 4                             0 0.0    
30 Furness, Don 17                             9 0.5    
33 Gale, Alan 19 12 12.0         4 4.0         3 2 1 0.1    
15 Goodger, Eddie 17 12 12.0         2 2.0         1 1 0 0.0    
4 Gotch, Graham 7                             1 0.1    
19 Harvey, Ron 7                             1 0.1    
23 Henderson, Bob 19 5 5.0         2 2.0         0 1 0 0.0    
8 Hughson Jnr, Les 1                             0 0.0    
17 Jones, Ken 19 8 8.0         2 2.0         1 2 1 0.1    
1 Knight, Graham 1 4 4.0         1 1.0         0 3 2 2.0    
14 MacGregor, Jack 13 10 10.0         3 3.0         4 3 0 0.0    
29 MacKenzie, Graeme 19 10 10.0         3 3.0         2 1 0 0.0    
2 Murray, Kevin 15                             1 0.1    
5 Ongarello, Tony 18 4 4.0         2 2.0         0 0 53 2.9    
3 Pert, Brian 6 12 12.0         0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0    
22 Roberts, Barry 1                             0 0.0    
27 Slocum, Ray 10                             4 0.4    
21 Smyth, Leo 6 2 2.0         1 1.0         0 1 7 1.2    
9 Vernon, Rod 16 10 10.0         8 8.0         0 2 12 0.8    
12 Webb, Keith 1                             0 0.0    
18 Wiegard, Keith 19 6 6.0         2 2.0         1 2 9 0.5    
10 Williams, Vin 19 8 8.0         2 2.0         2 1 0 0.0    
13 Wright, Kevin 19 10 10.0         2 2.0         2 2 35 1.8    
28 Zorzi, Bruno 7                             0 0.0    
Totals 380                             223 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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