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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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1984 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1984 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 4.16.610.715.9 99 LOST Geelong 3.510.521.923.10 148 -49 KAR Mar 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 4.67.612.1216.15 111 LOST Carlton 10.212.616.1018.13 121 -10 JUN Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 5.28.510.716.9 105 LOST Richmond 6.211.817.1522.19 151 -46 VFL Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 2.39.517.921.14 140 WON Footscray 3.15.57.119.16 70 70 JUN Apr 23 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
5 A Fitzroy 2.36.1010.1115.14 104 LOST Sydney 5.57.910.1517.17 119 -15 SCG Apr 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 4.58.612.1313.15 93 LOST Essendon 4.38.714.822.12 144 -51 JUN May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 6.38.614.816.8 104 LOST Hawthorn 3.19.514.720.15 135 -31 PRI May 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 1.13.69.812.9 81 LOST Melbourne 2.25.76.913.14 92 -11 JUN May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 2.16.68.911.16 82 LOST Collingwood 4.38.911.1615.19 109 -27 VIC May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 6.414.718.1122.15 147 WON St. Kilda 3.25.59.1211.17 83 64 VFL Jun 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 8.214.719.1025.16 166 WON North Melbourne 4.510.721.1123.14 152 14 JUN Jun 11 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 5.38.79.1010.12 72 WON Carlton 3.18.29.79.13 67 5 VFL Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 3.16.38.814.14 98 WON Richmond 5.47.710.1011.15 81 17 MCG Jun 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 0.24.88.1011.11 77 LOST Footscray 8.410.612.913.13 91 -14 WES Jun 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 2.64.76.129.14 68 LOST Sydney 1.25.57.614.12 96 -28 JUN Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 2.24.77.109.12 66 LOST Essendon 5.111.317.620.7 127 -61 WIN Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 4.54.68.811.11 77 WON Hawthorn 4.15.56.710.7 67 10 JUN Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Fitzroy 5.611.1117.1722.20 152 WON Melbourne 3.38.613.1117.18 120 32 MCG Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Fitzroy 5.37.413.1214.19 103 WON Collingwood 0.12.55.69.7 61 42 VFL Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Fitzroy 6.112.213.920.11 131 WON Geelong 4.27.510.714.9 93 38 JUN Aug 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Fitzroy 8.315.521.726.9 165 WON North Melbourne 4.65.109.1615.21 111 54 MCG Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Fitzroy 5.911.1219.1724.20 164 WON St. Kilda 3.17.109.1115.17 107 57 JUN Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF A Fitzroy 5.38.911.1615.17 107 LOST Collingwood 5.28.413.823.15 153 -46 MCG Sep 9 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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1984 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Barwick, Doug 15 145 9.7 51 3.4 196 13.1 31 2.1 0 0.0     24 45 25 1.7 15 165
26 Burke, Peter 12 97 8.1 51 4.3 148 12.3 25 2.1 0 0.0     24 20 1 0.1 2 8
18 Carlson, Leigh 19 208 10.9 79 4.2 287 15.1 48 2.5 1 0.1     30 18 3 0.2 8 26
40 Clayton, Scott 13 131 10.1 55 4.2 186 14.3 17 1.3 0 0.0     24 17 2 0.2 6 18
2 Coates, Michael 9 55 6.1 26 2.9 81 9.0 9 1.0 0 0.0     9 11 0 0.0 1 1
32 Coleman, Glenn 20 204 10.2 100 5.0 304 15.2 102 5.1 205 10.3     42 45 1 0.1 3 9
12 Conlan, Mick 16 134 8.4 49 3.1 183 11.4 41 2.6 0 0.0     18 45 51 3.2 18 324
46 Cooper, Jamie 2 7 3.5 2 1.0 9 4.5 1 0.5 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
45 Gotch, Bradley 13 144 11.1 70 5.4 214 16.5 30 2.3 1 0.1     26 11 13 1.0 13 91
30 Grimley, Brett 8 55 6.9 24 3.0 79 9.9 16 2.0 0 0.0     11 11 0 0.0 2 2
38 Harris, Leon 14 198 14.1 87 6.2 285 20.4 36 2.6 2 0.1     28 23 12 0.9 10 82
13 Harris, Bernie 7 80 11.4 19 2.7 99 14.1 10 1.4 0 0.0     12 7 11 1.6 3 69
15 Hinchen, Graeme 9 71 7.9 34 3.8 105 11.7 23 2.6 0 0.0     20 13 0 0.0 0 0
34 Lawrie, Grant 19 170 8.9 126 6.6 296 15.6 87 4.6 1 0.1     23 16 11 0.6 10 76
16 Lokan, Bill 18 276 15.3 91 5.1 367 20.4 60 3.3 1 0.1     37 34 9 0.5 14 68
35 McGrath, Craig 3 4 1.3 1 0.3 5 1.7 1 0.3 3 1.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
19 McMahon, David 4 14 3.5 12 3.0 26 6.5 7 1.8 0 0.0     0 7 2 0.5 1 13
41 Murnane, Lee 3 8 2.7 5 1.7 13 4.3 1 0.3 0 0.0     1 6 0 0.0 1 1
33 Nettlefold, Michael 6 71 11.8 30 5.0 101 16.8 16 2.7 0 0.0     7 7 0 0.0 3 3
44 Osborne, Richard 23 293 12.7 104 4.5 397 17.3 74 3.2 1 0.0     34 33 11 0.5 17 83
47 Osborne, Graham 1 10 10.0 5 5.0 15 15.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
27 Parish, Les 13 120 9.2 69 5.3 189 14.5 33 2.5 0 0.0     15 17 1 0.1 4 10
24 Pekin, Tim 17 123 7.2 87 5.1 210 12.4 41 2.4 1 0.1     19 16 4 0.2 4 28
3 Pert, Gary 23 270 11.7 67 2.9 337 14.7 83 3.6 47 2.0     39 50 15 0.7 13 103
5 Quinlan, Bernie 23 228 9.9 48 2.1 276 12.0 121 5.3 48 2.1     24 34 105 4.6 44 674
28 Reeves, Michael 15 113 7.5 55 3.7 168 11.2 43 2.9 8 0.5     25 20 0 0.0 2 2
9 Rendell, Matthew 12 141 11.8 64 5.3 205 17.1 68 5.7 252 21.0     44 19 8 0.7 7 55
1 Roos, Paul 22 283 12.9 118 5.4 401 18.2 129 5.9 6 0.3     47 27 10 0.5 10 70
23 Scott, Mark 13 66 5.1 27 2.1 93 7.2 42 3.2 19 1.5     10 14 17 1.3 10 112
10 Serafini, Laurie 7 40 5.7 25 3.6 65 9.3 20 2.9 1 0.1     16 16 0 0.0 0 0
21 Sidebottom, Garry 14 134 9.6 61 4.4 195 13.9 53 3.8 38 2.7     21 42 12 0.9 19 91
7 Taylor, Kevin 1 3 3.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 1 1 1.0 0 6
4 Thornton, Ross 22 257 11.7 85 3.9 342 15.5 61 2.8 0 0.0     55 37 6 0.3 3 39
14 Turner, Dean 17 198 11.6 53 3.1 251 14.8 34 2.0 0 0.0     42 22 6 0.4 9 45
49 Williamson, Graeme 4 19 4.8 16 4.0 35 8.8 10 2.5 34 8.5     5 10 0 0.0 0 0
29 Wilson, Garry 23 279 12.1 190 8.3 469 20.4 112 4.9 1 0.0     59 37 30 1.3 25 205
Totals 460 4649 10.1 1992 4.3 6641 14.4 1486 3.2 670 1.5     794 731 367 0.8 277 2479
 

Footnotes

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