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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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1967 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1967 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 0.02.34.45.6 36 LOST Carlton 4.412.816.1418.22 130 -94 PRI Apr 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 0.23.27.310.5 65 LOST South Melbourne 3.36.710.915.13 103 -38 LAK Apr 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 2.34.45.97.11 53 LOST Richmond 2.35.59.1011.12 78 -25 MCG Apr 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 1.25.59.99.10 64 LOST Geelong 6.29.514.1022.13 145 -81 PRI May 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 3.25.55.59.6 60 LOST North Melbourne 6.310.811.1213.13 91 -31 PRI May 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 2.12.45.87.9 51 LOST Melbourne 3.26.911.1213.15 93 -42 MCG May 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 0.31.73.99.12 66 LOST Hawthorn 3.46.813.1116.14 110 -44 PRI May 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 3.27.59.812.9 81 WON Footscray 2.34.106.147.15 57 24 WES Jun 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 0.50.72.94.9 33 LOST Collingwood 6.410.711.1519.20 134 -101 VIC Jun 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 2.35.86.99.11 65 LOST Essendon 4.15.412.913.13 91 -26 PRI Jun 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 4.16.47.79.9 63 LOST St. Kilda 2.54.1110.1715.21 111 -48 PRI Jul 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 2.15.17.510.8 68 LOST Carlton 0.16.67.910.16 76 -8 PRI Jul 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 3.67.1112.1919.21 135 WON South Melbourne 5.27.710.812.10 82 53 PRI Jul 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 2.12.57.98.10 58 LOST Richmond 1.54.86.138.19 67 -9 PRI Jul 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 1.02.35.37.8 50 LOST Geelong 2.44.69.139.14 68 -18 KAR Aug 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 6.66.613.1315.15 105 WON North Melbourne 2.28.98.109.12 66 39 ARD Aug 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 1.35.95.118.18 66 WON Melbourne 2.24.58.79.8 62 4 PRI Aug 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 3.04.56.1110.14 74 LOST Hawthorn 3.46.410.1113.13 91 -17 GLE Aug 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1967 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 8 92 11.5 13 1.6 105 13.1 18 2.3 0 0.0     17 16 2 0.3 5 17
41 Aspinall, Dennis 6 56 9.3 5 0.8 61 10.2 3 0.5 0 0.0     13 3 8 1.3 4 52
13 Bahen, John 7 50 7.1 8 1.1 58 8.3 3 0.4 0 0.0     10 8 1 0.1 3 9
10 Beattie, Bob 8 85 10.6 18 2.3 103 12.9 22 2.8 3 0.4     15 21 0 0.0 0 0
10 Benison, John 17 192 11.3 35 2.1 227 13.4 29 1.7 1 0.1     38 27 0 0.0 0 0
29 Booth, John 15 146 9.7 53 3.5 199 13.3 41 2.7 0 0.0     36 41 6 0.4 11 47
23 Brown, Norm 16 191 11.9 64 4.0 255 15.9 74 4.6 287 17.9     71 52 3 0.2 3 21
36 Calverley, Ray 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
21 Cobain, Rod 8 68 8.5 22 2.8 90 11.3 25 3.1 0 0.0     16 11 2 0.3 8 20
12 Cole, Max 14 143 10.2 10 0.7 153 10.9 36 2.6 0 0.0     18 11 0 0.0 0 0
43 Corbett, Harry 2 4 2.0 2 1.0 6 3.0 1 0.5 12 6.0     0 2 0 0.0 0 0
14 Cromarty, Russell 4 27 6.8 9 2.3 36 9.0 10 2.5 0 0.0     4 2 0 0.0 2 2
6 Eastman, Wayne 9 139 15.4 20 2.2 159 17.7 28 3.1 0 0.0     33 14 2 0.2 1 13
19 Ebbels, Gary 5 51 10.2 9 1.8 60 12.0 11 2.2 0 0.0     9 6 6 1.2 4 40
28 Enbom, Ross 6 30 5.0 12 2.0 42 7.0 10 1.7 29 4.8     11 5 0 0.0 2 2
9 Fry, Ron 2 7 3.5 1 0.5 8 4.0 1 0.5 4 2.0     2 2 0 0.0 0 0
18 Hallahan, Mike 3 16 5.3 5 1.7 21 7.0 4 1.3 1 0.3     2 1 0 0.0 0 0
2 Hellings, Doug 12 88 7.3 9 0.8 97 8.1 25 2.1 0 0.0     16 24 0 0.0 0 0
25 Hobbs, Colin 18 222 12.3 40 2.2 262 14.6 38 2.1 0 0.0     46 29 2 0.1 3 15
22 Kemp, Jim 3 10 3.3 5 1.7 15 5.0 4 1.3 0 0.0     2 1 3 1.0 2 20
27 Knight, Barry 2 22 11.0 6 3.0 28 14.0 2 1.0 0 0.0     4 1 0 0.0 0 0
Kuka, Andrew 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
31 Lazarus, Gary 18 167 9.3 42 2.3 209 11.6 63 3.5 24 1.3     33 32 35 1.9 24 234
7 McCrae, Ian 12 143 11.9 32 2.7 175 14.6 10 0.8 0 0.0     12 14 4 0.3 6 30
40 McGregor, Treva 9 130 14.4 19 2.1 149 16.6 22 2.4 0 0.0     19 9 4 0.4 7 31
5 Murphy, John 18 352 19.6 25 1.4 377 20.9 51 2.8 0 0.0     63 27 8 0.4 19 67
1 Murray, Kevin 18 303 16.8 83 4.6 386 21.4 75 4.2 40 2.2     51 33 8 0.4 8 56
20 Newnham, John 17 287 16.9 41 2.4 328 19.3 22 1.3 0 0.0     49 31 20 1.2 11 131
17 O'Brien, Paul 14 127 9.1 38 2.7 165 11.8 40 2.9 97 6.9     16 33 1 0.1 0 6
16 Peoples, Daryl 13 178 13.7 61 4.7 239 18.4 70 5.4 5 0.4     30 64 6 0.5 4 40
26 Rheinberger, Cec 15 116 7.7 56 3.7 172 11.5 25 1.7 38 2.5     22 40 3 0.2 6 24
24 Ruscuklic, Alex 17 138 8.1 37 2.2 175 10.3 85 5.0 23 1.4     24 26 26 1.5 30 186
39 Smith, Gavin 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Sykes, David 11 74 6.7 59 5.4 133 12.1 38 3.5 50 4.5     20 23 13 1.2 9 87
8 Telford, Dick 2 24 12.0 11 5.5 35 17.5 2 1.0 0 0.0     5 1 0 0.0 1 1
33 Wall, David 9 36 4.0 5 0.6 41 4.6 12 1.3 0 0.0     4 4 3 0.3 2 20
30 Wood, Peter 14 150 10.7 7 0.5 157 11.2 61 4.4 13 0.9     17 13 0 0.0 0 0
11 Zunneberg, Noel 5 24 4.8 7 1.4 31 6.2 4 0.8 2 0.4     4 3 1 0.2 0 6
Totals 360 3889 10.8 870 2.4 4759 13.2 966 2.7 630 1.8     732 630 167 0.5 175 1177
 

Footnotes

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