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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) –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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1982 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1982 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 2.24.611.817.11 113 DRAW Carlton 4.59.813.1416.17 113 0 PRI Mar 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 4.35.69.1013.11 89 LOST Richmond 5.110.213.620.10 130 -41 VFL Mar 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 2.37.812.1214.16 100 LOST North Melbourne 3.48.814.925.14 164 -64 JUN Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 2.95.99.1414.22 106 LOST Sydney 3.312.1115.1724.18 162 -56 SCG Apr 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 5.109.1015.1418.19 127 WON Essendon 2.19.312.615.12 102 25 JUN Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 1.25.48.1112.19 91 WON Collingwood 4.38.511.613.10 88 3 VIC May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 4.48.1013.1419.15 129 WON Hawthorn 6.310.713.717.15 117 12 JUN May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 3.37.119.1613.21 99 LOST Melbourne 7.410.720.1225.14 164 -65 VFL May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 6.511.617.1025.12 162 WON St. Kilda 2.59.912.1516.19 115 47 MOO May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 9.514.719.1025.11 161 WON Geelong 5.412.1015.1319.18 132 29 JUN May 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 7.712.1016.1523.22 160 WON Footscray 4.28.512.716.12 108 52 VFL Jun 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 6.710.811.1117.16 118 LOST Richmond 4.710.817.1123.18 156 -38 MCG Jun 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 2.17.810.1111.21 87 LOST North Melbourne 3.15.213.713.10 88 -1 ARD Jun 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 7.510.814.1216.16 112 LOST Sydney 4.09.214.720.13 133 -21 JUN Jun 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 0.22.82.117.12 54 LOST Essendon 6.311.416.921.13 139 -85 WIN Jul 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Fitzroy 4.67.119.1610.24 84 WON Collingwood 2.27.58.109.10 64 20 VFL Jul 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 7.415.521.527.8 170 WON Hawthorn 6.610.917.1118.15 123 47 VFL Jul 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 7.512.1117.1524.19 163 WON Melbourne 1.55.89.1213.15 93 70 MCG Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Fitzroy 3.610.1115.1421.16 142 WON St. Kilda 1.33.46.911.12 78 64 JUN Aug 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Fitzroy 6.59.713.1015.15 105 WON Geelong 2.22.83.145.18 48 57 KAR Aug 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Fitzroy 3.38.912.1419.17 131 WON Footscray 2.22.35.612.11 83 48 JUN Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Fitzroy 2.39.412.717.9 111 LOST Carlton 6.211.617.923.12 150 -39 VFL Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1982 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
18 Carlson, Leigh 17 164 9.6 102 6.0 266 15.6 43 2.5 0 0.0     20 24 12 0.7 14 86
21 Cassin, John 2 7 3.5 11 5.5 18 9.0 3 1.5 0 0.0     2 2 0 0.0 2 2
40 Clayton, Scott 18 123 6.8 76 4.2 199 11.1 23 1.3 1 0.1     31 28 2 0.1 5 17
2 Coates, Michael 15 113 7.5 59 3.9 172 11.5 25 1.7 1 0.1     14 18 4 0.3 8 32
32 Coleman, Glenn 17 118 6.9 67 3.9 185 10.9 59 3.5 37 2.2     34 25 3 0.2 10 28
12 Conlan, Mick 22 263 12.0 73 3.3 336 15.3 67 3.0 0 0.0     25 50 52 2.4 48 360
11 Cox, Darryl 5 35 7.0 12 2.4 47 9.4 9 1.8 3 0.6     7 7 4 0.8 2 26
42 Eaves, Mark 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
14 Everett, Geoff 8 49 6.1 14 1.8 63 7.9 10 1.3 0 0.0     12 6 0 0.0 2 2
28 Foster, Peter 4 21 5.3 14 3.5 35 8.8 11 2.8 2 0.5     4 8 2 0.5 1 13
7 Francis, Peter 18 225 12.5 112 6.2 337 18.7 55 3.1 1 0.1     25 28 12 0.7 6 78
57 Gotch, Bradley 20 263 13.2 75 3.8 338 16.9 52 2.6 1 0.1     37 24 38 1.9 26 254
16 Hansen, Chris 7 61 8.7 18 2.6 79 11.3 21 3.0 48 6.9     16 12 0 0.0 1 1
38 Harris, Leon 14 154 11.0 86 6.1 240 17.1 26 1.9 0 0.0     24 23 5 0.4 10 40
26 Herbert, Des 2 11 5.5 8 4.0 19 9.5 2 1.0 0 0.0     2 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Hinchen, Graeme 13 92 7.1 50 3.8 142 10.9 25 1.9 0 0.0     16 19 0 0.0 0 0
3 Lawrie, Grant 22 209 9.5 101 4.6 310 14.1 64 2.9 1 0.0     28 27 3 0.1 2 20
23 McCarthy, Gerald 2 12 6.0 8 4.0 20 10.0 8 4.0 10 5.0     1 4 1 0.5 1 7
19 McMahon, David 17 170 10.0 76 4.5 246 14.5 57 3.4 1 0.1     35 52 37 2.2 21 243
35 Merryweather, Andrew 1 3 3.0 9 9.0 12 12.0 1 1.0 1 1.0     1 1 0 0.0 0 0
41 Murnane, Lee 16 173 10.8 115 7.2 288 18.0 55 3.4 5 0.3     39 54 12 0.8 9 81
36 O'Keeffe, Kevin 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     0 3 0 0.0 1 1
25 O'Neill, Terry 13 101 7.8 31 2.4 132 10.2 43 3.3 9 0.7     24 10 1 0.1 1 7
6 O'Riley, Grant 3 2 0.7 1 0.3 3 1.0 2 0.7 0 0.0     0 1 2 0.7 0 12
44 Osborne, Richard 1 2 2.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 0 0
27 Parish, Les 20 296 14.8 143 7.2 439 22.0 85 4.3 1 0.1     27 40 12 0.6 8 80
43 Pert, Gary 10 103 10.3 28 2.8 131 13.1 26 2.6 0 0.0     16 12 6 0.6 9 45
17 Poynton, Michael 12 95 7.9 32 2.7 127 10.6 29 2.4 1 0.1     12 17 12 1.0 22 94
5 Quinlan, Bernie 21 289 13.8 96 4.6 385 18.3 108 5.1 158 7.5     34 56 53 2.5 35 353
9 Rendell, Matthew 21 248 11.8 128 6.1 376 17.9 121 5.8 528 25.1     89 51 12 0.6 16 88
1 Roos, Paul 13 66 5.1 34 2.6 100 7.7 31 2.4 0 0.0     7 13 26 2.0 15 171
10 Serafini, Laurie 12 95 7.9 59 4.9 154 12.8 38 3.2 2 0.2     24 9 1 0.1 0 6
21 Sidebottom, Garry 7 77 11.0 30 4.3 107 15.3 32 4.6 33 4.7     15 15 17 2.4 10 112
8 Smith, Chris 10 49 4.9 34 3.4 83 8.3 21 2.1 11 1.1     6 10 1 0.1 1 7
31 Smith, Jan 7 24 3.4 8 1.1 32 4.6 6 0.9 0 0.0     6 6 1 0.1 0 6
33 Taylor, Neville 14 114 8.1 56 4.0 170 12.1 12 0.9 1 0.1     22 14 1 0.1 0 6
4 Thornton, Ross 16 164 10.3 77 4.8 241 15.1 35 2.2 0 0.0     28 23 5 0.3 6 36
29 Wilson, Garry 18 252 14.0 144 8.0 396 22.0 101 5.6 1 0.1     39 27 40 2.2 24 264
Totals 440 4249 9.7 1992 4.5 6241 14.2 1310 3.0 857 1.9     723 721 377 0.9 316 2578
 

Footnotes

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