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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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1966 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1966 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 2.24.56.79.8 62 LOST South Melbourne 4.18.712.1216.19 115 -53 LAK Apr 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 2.44.75.125.12 42 LOST Collingwood 1.22.64.109.17 71 -29 BWS Apr 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 0.23.34.46.8 44 LOST Carlton 0.42.69.1010.16 76 -32 BWS May 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 0.01.111.115.16 46 LOST Footscray 4.15.211.1212.12 84 -38 WES May 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 3.25.79.99.10 64 LOST Essendon 4.19.411.517.11 113 -49 BWS May 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 0.32.44.58.6 54 LOST St. Kilda 3.45.99.1117.16 118 -64 MOO May 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 3.25.410.512.6 78 LOST Richmond 3.25.611.815.12 102 -24 BWS Jun 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 1.23.45.78.13 61 LOST Hawthorn 1.75.99.1311.14 80 -19 BWS Jun 13 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 4.05.05.15.1 31 LOST Geelong 4.18.710.1320.24 144 -113 KAR Jun 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 0.11.42.53.7 25 LOST Melbourne 4.56.89.1211.17 83 -58 MCG Jun 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 1.14.35.410.7 67 LOST North Melbourne 4.59.618.822.8 140 -73 BWS Jul 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 4.07.18.38.5 53 LOST South Melbourne 4.45.66.1310.15 75 -22 BWS Jul 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 0.22.37.69.7 61 LOST Collingwood 2.49.712.1019.14 128 -67 VIC Jul 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.35.37.59.6 60 LOST Carlton 2.27.79.1012.15 87 -27 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 4.58.99.1413.17 95 WON Footscray 3.27.510.713.11 89 6 BWS Aug 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 0.22.43.66.9 45 LOST Essendon 5.19.313.614.9 93 -48 WIN Aug 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 2.63.75.95.10 40 LOST St. Kilda 0.78.1512.1617.22 124 -84 BWS Aug 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 2.37.79.811.10 76 LOST Richmond 4.96.1113.1820.23 143 -67 MCG Aug 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1966 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Andrews, Mike 14 196 14.0 11 0.8 207 14.8 44 3.1 0 0.0     23 27 0 0.0 0 0
50 Aspinall, Dennis 3 40 13.3 4 1.3 44 14.7 8 2.7 0 0.0     9 5 2 0.7 2 14
13 Bahen, John 9 116 12.9 16 1.8 132 14.7 13 1.4 1 0.1     19 17 5 0.6 10 40
10 Beattie, Bob 9 83 9.2 29 3.2 112 12.4 35 3.9 3 0.4     19 26 0 0.0 0 0
32 Benison, John 1 4 4.0 1 1.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
5 Bond, Colin 9 64 7.1 15 1.7 79 8.8 17 1.9 1 0.1     12 14 0 0.0 1 1
29 Booth, John 17 203 11.9 36 2.1 239 14.1 56 3.3 4 0.2     40 35 0 0.0 2 2
23 Brown, Norm 15 212 14.1 81 5.4 293 19.5 94 6.3 269 19.2     43 52 4 0.3 3 27
12 Calverley, Ray 10 69 6.9 11 1.1 80 8.0 10 1.0 1 0.1     10 6 2 0.2 3 15
39 Carey, George 5 31 6.2 9 1.8 40 8.0 14 2.8 0 0.0     7 4 4 0.8 4 28
28 Carroll, Bob 4 40 10.0 4 1.0 44 11.0 11 2.8 0 0.0     8 11 0 0.0 3 3
34 Cobain, Rod 6 46 7.7 10 1.7 56 9.3 16 2.7 6 1.0     12 4 4 0.7 5 29
38 Cole, Max 7 67 9.6 14 2.0 81 11.6 13 1.9 0 0.0     9 3 0 0.0 3 3
45 Corbett, Harry 8 44 5.5 17 2.1 61 7.6 12 1.5 61 7.6     17 17 2 0.3 3 15
19 Corkran, Peter 1 6 6.0 1 1.0 7 7.0 2 2.0         0 1 0 0.0 0 0
14 Cromarty, Russell 14 80 5.7 10 0.7 90 6.4 35 2.5 0 0.0     12 5 25 1.8 14 164
8 Dawson, Trevor 7 55 7.9 12 1.7 67 9.6 4 0.6 0 0.0     15 5 5 0.7 7 37
41 Drake, Vern 2 14 7.0 1 0.5 15 7.5 8 4.0 0 0.0     1 1 0 0.0 2 2
33 Drury, Bernie 6 34 5.7 15 2.5 49 8.2 13 2.2 1 0.2     5 2 0 0.0 1 1
6 Eastman, Wayne 14 194 13.9 25 1.8 219 15.6 43 3.1 0 0.0     23 24 2 0.1 3 15
18 Ellis, Kingsley 7 50 7.1 14 2.0 64 9.1 9 1.3 1 0.1     8 8 0 0.0 1 1
9 Fry, Ron 2 17 8.5 7 3.5 24 12.0 9 4.5 16 8.0     4 8 0 0.0 1 1
37 Hackwill, Brendon 11 76 6.9 31 2.8 107 9.7 32 2.9 84 8.4     16 15 2 0.2 2 14
15 Hayes, John 18 266 14.8 47 2.6 313 17.4 55 3.1 0 0.0     44 32 1 0.1 0 6
2 Hellings, Doug 17 170 10.0 14 0.8 184 10.8 30 1.8 0 0.0     29 17 0 0.0 0 0
21 Hepper, Brian 5 47 9.4 11 2.2 58 11.6 8 1.6 0 0.0     3 7 1 0.2 2 8
25 Hobbs, Colin 12 155 12.9 29 2.4 184 15.3 22 1.8 0 0.0     24 20 0 0.0 6 6
48 Hodgson, Paul 3 10 3.3 6 2.0 16 5.3 1 0.3 11 3.7     5 4 0 0.0 0 0
22 Kemp, Jim 3 15 5.0 1 0.3 16 5.3 9 3.0 0 0.0     4 2 7 2.3 3 45
31 Lazarus, Gary 18 228 12.7 50 2.8 278 15.4 83 4.6 24 1.4     36 18 39 2.2 23 257
11 Lynch, Allen 11 130 11.8 29 2.6 159 14.5 25 2.3 25 2.5     16 13 3 0.3 1 19
7 McCrae, Ian 16 236 14.8 66 4.1 302 18.9 17 1.1 0 0.0     23 10 11 0.7 14 80
44 McGregor, Treva 3 24 8.0 0 0.0 24 8.0 7 2.3 1 0.3     5 4 1 0.3 1 7
20 Newnham, John 11 185 16.8 17 1.5 202 18.4 17 1.5 0 0.0     32 17 7 0.6 8 50
17 O'Brien, Paul 7 44 6.3 20 2.9 64 9.1 13 1.9 20 3.3     5 10 0 0.0 0 0
51 Oakley, Kevin 10 81 8.1 10 1.0 91 9.1 15 1.5 11 1.1     13 10 1 0.1 3 9
4 Parker, Kevin 2 6 3.0 2 1.0 8 4.0 1 0.5 10 5.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
16 Peoples, Daryl 17 197 11.6 55 3.2 252 14.8 73 4.3 4 0.3     40 36 5 0.3 9 39
26 Rheinberger, Cec 1 6 6.0 7 7.0 13 13.0 3 3.0 0 0.0     0 1 0 0.0 0 0
1 Rogerson, Ralph 5 54 10.8 12 2.4 66 13.2 22 4.4 0 0.0     13 7 3 0.6 5 23
24 Ruscuklic, Alex 1 4 4.0 1 1.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 1 1
49 Williams, Peter 3 15 5.0 3 1.0 18 6.0 5 1.7 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
30 Wood, Peter 16 123 7.7 17 1.1 140 8.8 41 2.6 19 1.3     32 12 5 0.3 1 31
Totals 360 3737 10.4 771 2.1 4508 12.5 948 2.6 573 1.6     639 510 141 0.4 147 993
 

Footnotes

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