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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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1965 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1965 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 1.13.103.108.16 64 LOST Essendon 3.83.910.1611.18 84 -20 BWS Apr 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 1.06.26.49.4 58 WON Footscray 2.42.56.68.6 54 4 WES Apr 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 4.06.07.19.4 58 LOST Melbourne 3.710.1211.2214.25 109 -51 BWS May 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 2.25.28.49.7 61 LOST Hawthorn 1.37.910.1114.14 98 -37 GLE May 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 2.47.47.612.9 81 LOST North Melbourne 8.312.715.916.13 109 -28 BWS May 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 0.14.55.58.8 56 LOST Geelong 3.75.1110.1511.21 87 -31 BWS May 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 2.22.33.55.5 35 LOST St. Kilda 2.45.98.1011.18 84 -49 MOO May 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 1.56.87.1310.15 75 LOST Richmond 5.58.715.1021.17 143 -68 MCG Jun 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Fitzroy 3.35.47.69.7 61 LOST Carlton 2.46.89.1214.18 102 -41 BWS Jun 14 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 1.23.67.1114.16 100 WON South Melbourne 4.48.610.614.10 94 6 BWS Jun 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 0.12.33.44.6 30 LOST Collingwood 3.14.47.810.14 74 -44 VIC Jul 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 1.02.23.43.8 26 LOST Essendon 2.35.310.812.12 84 -58 WIN Jul 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 1.53.86.107.13 55 WON Footscray 1.14.24.36.6 42 13 BWS Jul 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 4.36.78.1211.15 81 LOST Melbourne 4.310.611.812.11 83 -2 MCG Jul 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 0.11.51.74.12 36 LOST Hawthorn 4.45.56.68.6 54 -18 BWS Aug 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 3.55.710.912.11 83 WON North Melbourne 4.37.69.812.10 82 1 COB Aug 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 3.05.27.38.4 52 LOST Geelong 3.24.66.89.16 70 -18 KAR Aug 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 3.211.313.516.6 102 LOST St. Kilda 3.46.615.1019.13 127 -25 BWS Aug 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1965 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
13 Bahen, John 9 123 13.7 14 1.6 137 15.2 10 1.1         14 12 5 0.6 7 37
10 Beattie, Bob 13 156 12.0 22 1.7 178 13.7 55 4.2         17 31 1 0.1 0 6
24 Behan, Lance 4 16 4.0 1 0.3 17 4.3 5 1.3         1 0 2 0.5 1 13
5 Bond, Colin 14 110 7.9 2 0.1 112 8.0 20 1.4         21 14 0 0.0 0 0
29 Booth, John 14 139 9.9 43 3.1 182 13.0 45 3.2         39 29 10 0.7 14 74
33 Brady, Terry 1 15 15.0 4 4.0 19 19.0 5 5.0         3 1 1 1.0 0 6
23 Brown, Norm 16 170 10.6 56 3.5 226 14.1 79 4.9         47 37 5 0.3 3 33
12 Calverley, Ray 10 78 7.8 7 0.7 85 8.5 13 1.3         17 6 0 0.0 0 0
17 Calverley, Graham 10 69 6.9 35 3.5 104 10.4 33 3.3         11 10 5 0.5 5 35
20 Carroll, Bob 5 31 6.2 9 1.8 40 8.0 16 3.2         5 16 1 0.2 2 8
26 Cole, Max 6 47 7.8 4 0.7 51 8.5 11 1.8         7 5 0 0.0 1 1
6 Eastman, Wayne 15 208 13.9 12 0.8 220 14.7 31 2.1         29 42 4 0.3 0 24
25 Fitzgerald, Barry 13 150 11.5 27 2.1 177 13.6 43 3.3         25 12 4 0.3 4 28
9 Fry, Ron 16 168 10.5 48 3.0 216 13.5 83 5.2         26 36 3 0.2 4 22
48 Goninon, Graham 1 6 6.0 1 1.0 7 7.0 2 2.0         0 0 0 0.0 1 1
37 Hackwill, Brendon 6 27 4.5 14 2.3 41 6.8 8 1.3         4 6 3 0.5 3 21
15 Hayes, John 16 249 15.6 21 1.3 270 16.9 46 2.9         51 23 0 0.0 2 2
41 Hayton, Bob 2 21 10.5 6 3.0 27 13.5 1 0.5         4 5 2 1.0 4 16
2 Hellings, Doug 14 94 6.7 16 1.1 110 7.9 26 1.9         14 14 3 0.2 3 21
47 Hepper, Brian 3 14 4.7 5 1.7 19 6.3 2 0.7         1 2 0 0.0 0 0
24 Hirst, Tony 9 81 9.0 14 1.6 95 10.6 15 1.7         20 11 1 0.1 0 6
44 Hughson, Denis 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0         0 0 1 1.0 0 6
28 Johnson, Frank 3 32 10.7 3 1.0 35 11.7 8 2.7         2 5 0 0.0 0 0
22 Kemp, Jim 10 58 5.8 13 1.3 71 7.1 27 2.7         7 5 13 1.3 14 92
31 Lazarus, Gary 18 191 10.6 44 2.4 235 13.1 73 4.1         29 16 32 1.8 18 210
8 Lynch, Bob 9 110 12.2 27 3.0 137 15.2 28 3.1         16 16 1 0.1 3 9
11 Lynch, Allen 17 216 12.7 34 2.0 250 14.7 46 2.7         30 23 8 0.5 8 56
7 McCrae, Ian 18 239 13.3 41 2.3 280 15.6 17 0.9         21 26 8 0.4 14 62
33 McRae, Colin 4 21 5.3 5 1.3 26 6.5 3 0.8         2 4 1 0.3 0 6
14 Miers, Max 7 46 6.6 37 5.3 83 11.9 16 2.3         12 28 1 0.1 4 10
18 Mitchell, Kevin 1 5 5.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 0 0.0         0 1 0 0.0 1 1
20 Newnham, John 17 257 15.1 41 2.4 298 17.5 33 1.9         39 34 8 0.5 15 63
49 O'Keeffe, John 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0 0 0
4 O'Mara, Terry 7 26 3.7 8 1.1 34 4.9 8 1.1         5 5 1 0.1 0 6
16 Peoples, Daryl 2 9 4.5 1 0.5 10 5.0 8 4.0         1 1 0 0.0 2 2
3 Pert, Brian 9 89 9.9 8 0.9 97 10.8 28 3.1         19 8 0 0.0 0 0
1 Rogerson, Ralph 16 208 13.0 28 1.8 236 14.8 102 6.4         46 19 24 1.5 16 160
27 Slocum, Ray 13 159 12.2 29 2.2 188 14.5 22 1.7         32 14 1 0.1 6 12
40 Williams, Peter 4 27 6.8 8 2.0 35 8.8 7 1.8         4 3 2 0.5 0 12
30 Wood, Peter 6 39 6.5 6 1.0 45 7.5 12 2.0         6 3 7 1.2 5 47
Totals 360 3706 10.3 696 1.9 4402 12.2 987 2.7         627 523 158 0.4 160 1108
 

Footnotes

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