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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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1960 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1960 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 0.21.41.53.7 25 LOST Collingwood 4.25.79.1211.14 80 -55 VIC Apr 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 1.33.65.129.17 71 WON Carlton 3.28.48.79.10 64 7 BWS Apr 25 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 0.33.95.95.11 41 LOST Geelong 3.43.46.68.7 55 -14 BWS May 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 2.64.75.116.11 47 WON Richmond 1.03.33.35.6 36 11 PUN May 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 3.25.67.911.9 75 WON Footscray 0.22.43.55.6 36 39 BWS May 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 0.12.34.58.7 55 WON Essendon 0.32.62.116.14 50 5 BWS May 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 1.05.77.99.12 66 LOST St. Kilda 6.39.512.1013.12 90 -24 JUN Jun 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 4.26.56.713.13 91 WON South Melbourne 7.38.612.1013.12 90 1 LAK Jun 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 5.19.69.710.8 68 LOST Melbourne 5.29.513.916.14 110 -42 BWS Jun 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 4.49.517.720.10 130 WON North Melbourne 3.67.912.1315.18 108 22 BWS Jul 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 3.19.610.1012.14 86 WON Hawthorn 2.44.58.810.9 69 17 GLE Jul 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 1.37.511.817.10 112 WON Collingwood 3.47.911.1313.18 96 16 BWS Jul 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 4.66.810.1112.12 84 WON Carlton 1.12.34.45.10 40 44 PRI Jul 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.35.38.814.11 95 WON Geelong 0.23.64.77.11 53 42 KAR Jul 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 4.16.711.1013.13 91 WON Richmond 5.57.79.810.11 71 20 BWS Aug 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 1.14.64.67.11 53 WON Footscray 2.23.24.44.6 30 23 WES Aug 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 4.38.58.1010.12 72 WON Essendon 2.05.48.69.7 61 11 WIN Aug 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 1.37.58.129.16 70 WON St. Kilda 1.22.53.76.9 45 25 BWS Aug 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2SF A Fitzroy 1.22.62.124.16 40 LOST Melbourne 3.66.1211.1514.18 102 -62 MCG Sep 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A Fitzroy 2.27.38.78.12 60 LOST Collingwood 2.16.47.59.11 65 -5 MCG Sep 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1960 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 25 12.5         6 3.0         6 3 29 1.6    
6 Aston, Ian 13 33 16.5         1 0.5         5 2 0 0.0    
31 Barclay, Brian 20 28 14.0         5 2.5         1 1 1 0.1    
37 Bromage, Keith 14 4 2.0         0 0.0         2 0 16 1.1    
20 Campbell, Graham 20 37 18.5         5 2.5         4 1 19 1.0    
7 Clark, Wally 19 16 16.0         2 2.0         2 0 33 1.7    
32 Crow, Russell 2                             0 0.0    
18 Duncan, Stewart 13 4 4.0         3 3.0         1 0 3 0.2    
22 Embrey, John 1                             0 0.0    
33 Gale, Alan 20 14 7.0         2 1.0         5 4 2 0.1    
4 Gotch, Graham 14                             8 0.6    
19 Harvey, Ron 20 23 11.5         9 4.5         1 0 1 0.1    
23 Henderson, Bob 17 18 9.0         5 2.5         2 1 0 0.0    
15 Hill, Geoff 6 0 0.0         0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0    
8 Hughson Jnr, Les 9 8 8.0         2 2.0         2 0 1 0.1    
17 Jones, Ken 19 5 5.0         1 1.0         2 3 1 0.1    
1 Knight, Graham 7 17 17.0         0 0.0         2 1 1 0.1    
11 Lynch, Allen 15 31 15.5         3 1.5         2 0 0 0.0    
29 MacKenzie, Graeme 20 24 12.0         10 5.0         1 1 0 0.0    
38 MacNeil, Colin 3                             2 0.7    
24 McMaster-Smith, Bruce 10 20 10.0         1 0.5         2 0 1 0.1    
2 Murray, Kevin 19 28 14.0         6 3.0         4 4 1 0.1    
5 Ongarello, Tony 10 13 6.5         6 3.0         0 1 26 2.6    
3 Pert, Brian 15 8 8.0         2 2.0         0 1 0 0.0    
25 Pigot, Barrie 1                             0 0.0    
30 Powell, John 12 9 9.0         2 2.0         1 2 3 0.3    
22 Ross, Ken 2                             0 0.0    
27 Slocum, Ray 20 31 15.5         3 1.5         4 2 11 0.6    
9 Vernon, Rod 16 15 7.5         8 4.0         2 1 5 0.3    
39 Wicks, Brian 1                             0 0.0    
13 Wright, Kevin 20 15 7.5         2 1.0         1 3 36 1.8    
28 Zorzi, Bruno 4                             0 0.0    
Totals 400                             200 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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