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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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1962 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1962 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 0.21.43.57.6 48 LOST Essendon 1.64.78.1312.13 85 -37 WIN Apr 23 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 2.02.36.66.7 43 LOST Footscray 2.46.611.1016.15 111 -68 BWS Apr 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 1.14.86.89.11 65 LOST St. Kilda 6.29.413.516.7 103 -38 BWS May 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 6.49.513.1018.13 121 WON North Melbourne 4.25.76.117.14 56 65 ARD May 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Fitzroy 0.63.98.1213.16 94 WON South Melbourne 3.35.57.910.13 73 21 LAK May 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 0.01.53.911.13 79 WON Hawthorn 2.32.44.58.8 56 23 BWS May 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 2.22.36.69.8 62 LOST Geelong 2.106.1310.1513.22 100 -38 KAR Jun 4 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 3.24.210.412.4 76 WON Melbourne 0.15.86.169.20 74 2 BWS Jun 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 4.05.47.99.11 65 LOST Collingwood 0.26.68.910.14 74 -9 VIC Jun 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 3.63.86.116.15 51 LOST Carlton 2.24.45.57.10 52 -1 BWS Jun 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 2.65.76.89.12 66 LOST Richmond 3.25.58.1210.16 76 -10 PUN Jul 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 0.30.92.145.19 49 LOST Essendon 5.57.1110.1614.18 102 -53 BWS Jul 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 0.11.111.115.16 46 LOST Footscray 4.14.110.410.5 65 -19 WES Jul 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.22.55.58.6 54 LOST St. Kilda 2.28.811.1113.16 94 -40 JUN Jul 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 2.43.57.77.8 50 LOST North Melbourne 0.13.45.78.12 60 -10 BWS Aug 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Fitzroy 6.710.813.1017.16 118 LOST South Melbourne 2.312.517.722.11 143 -25 BWS Aug 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 3.29.612.713.13 91 WON Hawthorn 3.45.611.1012.11 83 8 GLE Aug 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 2.13.33.105.14 44 LOST Geelong 4.28.614.1018.14 122 -78 BWS Aug 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1962 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 16                             12 0.8    
6 Aston, Ian 15                             2 0.1    
13 Bahen, John 13                             9 0.7    
31 Barclay, Brian 6                             2 0.3    
26 Beattie, Bob 7                             0 0.0    
12 Beers, Brian 4                             6 1.5    
40 Bond, Colin 7                             0 0.0    
35 Brown, Norm 7                             4 0.6    
20 Campbell, Graham 17                             18 1.1    
21 Carmody, John 8                             14 1.8    
7 Clark, Wally 16                             21 1.3    
28 Clements, Bryan 6                             2 0.3    
33 Clyne, Graeme 6                             0 0.0    
32 Crow, Russell 15                             13 0.9    
18 Duncan, Stewart 2                             0 0.0    
46 Eastaway, Bob 2                             0 0.0    
36 Eastman, Wayne 3                             0 0.0    
37 Elliott, Geoff 4                             2 0.5    
19 Harvey, Ron 17                             7 0.4    
15 Hayes, John 16                             11 0.7    
23 Henderson, Bob 17                             0 0.0    
8 Hughson Jnr, Les 4                             0 0.0    
11 Lynch, Allen 15                             4 0.3    
29 MacKenzie, Graeme 18                             0 0.0    
52 McCrae, Ian 5                             4 0.8    
42 Miers, Max 7                             1 0.1    
2 Murray, Kevin 17                             4 0.2    
24 O'Kane, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
3 Pert, Brian 15                             6 0.4    
25 Pigot, Barrie 6                             0 0.0    
30 Powell, John 16                             3 0.2    
4 Powell, Ian 6                             0 0.0    
22 Renouf, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
17 Sleep, Colin 5                             0 0.0    
27 Slocum, Ray 13                             4 0.3    
1 Sykes, David 8                             6 0.8    
9 Vernon, Rod 15                             14 0.9    
33 Wicks, Brian 3                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             169 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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