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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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1987 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1987 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 2.17.410.1312.17 89 LOST Melbourne 8.613.1014.1219.14 128 -39 MCG Mar 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 9.414.818.1523.21 159 WON St. Kilda 2.28.511.817.13 115 44 PRI Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Fitzroy 7.28.314.820.9 129 WON North Melbourne 1.46.86.107.13 55 74 VFL Apr 10 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 7.211.315.420.9 129 WON Brisbane 1.46.910.1416.18 114 15 CRR Apr 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Fitzroy 4.07.213.617.7 109 LOST Geelong 6.417.522.729.10 184 -75 KAR Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 4.46.712.1015.14 104 LOST Hawthorn 2.26.510.916.17 113 -9 MCG May 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 4.17.315.725.9 159 WON Essendon 5.413.616.821.8 134 25 PRI May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 6.410.1113.1516.20 116 WON Sydney 4.38.410.413.9 87 29 SCG May 15 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 1.56.118.139.16 70 LOST Carlton 0.43.88.1512.20 92 -22 PRI May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 2.14.14.37.4 46 LOST Footscray 1.63.146.1810.19 79 -33 WES May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 7.711.1115.1318.15 123 LOST Richmond 3.28.814.1122.17 149 -26 PRI Jun 8 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 4.58.710.1111.14 80 LOST Collingwood 3.58.810.1015.16 106 -26 VIC Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 2.43.43.95.12 42 LOST West Coast 2.27.710.1016.18 114 -72 WAC Jun 19 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 1.45.96.1111.16 82 WON Melbourne 3.43.74.94.10 34 48 PRI Jun 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 5.48.512.715.10 100 LOST St. Kilda 3.210.915.1120.14 134 -34 MOO Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 7.511.714.819.9 123 LOST North Melbourne 4.111.519.1323.18 156 -33 MCG Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 4.810.1411.2017.29 131 WON Brisbane 4.27.512.716.10 106 25 PRI Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 4.47.515.720.9 129 WON Geelong 2.46.77.1312.15 87 42 PRI Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Fitzroy 4.48.412.816.9 105 LOST Hawthorn 4.111.418.426.9 165 -60 VFL Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Fitzroy 2.82.109.1311.20 86 LOST Essendon 3.29.214.520.7 127 -41 WIN Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Fitzroy 4.46.810.1112.12 84 LOST Carlton 3.97.1211.1717.22 124 -40 PRI Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Fitzroy 4.412.618.1120.13 133 LOST Sydney 6.510.1016.1420.21 141 -8 PRI Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1987 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
14 Armstrong, Matthew 20 203 10.2 63 3.2 266 13.3 36 1.8 0 0.0 27 1.4 16 22 15 0.8 19 109
11 Barwick, Doug 16 163 10.2 31 1.9 194 12.1 78 4.9 0 0.0 24 1.5 13 35 47 2.9 36 318
18 Blakey, John 11 67 6.1 64 5.8 131 11.9 24 2.2 0 0.0 12 1.1 12 10 2 0.2 0 12
49 Bolzon, Robert 1 8 8.0 4 4.0 12 12.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 2 1 1.0 0 6
37 Cameron, Stuart 9 66 7.3 47 5.2 113 12.6 29 3.2 0 0.0 24 2.7 12 20 0 0.0 0 0
13 Carafa, Tony 4 39 9.8 15 3.8 54 13.5 15 3.8 0 0.0 4 1.0 7 6 2 0.5 9 21
40 Clayton, Scott 15 158 10.5 97 6.5 255 17.0 14 0.9 1 0.1 20 1.3 8 31 1 0.1 2 8
12 Conlan, Mick 11 118 10.7 30 2.7 148 13.5 41 3.7 1 0.1 9 0.8 4 12 28 2.5 15 183
27 Cooper, Jamie 3 9 3.0 7 2.3 16 5.3 2 0.7 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
22 Duthy, Chris 3 10 3.3 10 3.3 20 6.7 3 1.0 0 0.0 2 0.7 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
8 Dwyer, Mark 2 19 9.5 15 7.5 34 17.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 3 2 1 0.5 3 9
7 Gale, Michael 16 110 6.9 133 8.3 243 15.2 48 3.0 0 0.0 23 1.4 20 25 3 0.2 4 22
50 Handley, Darren 2 10 5.0 3 1.5 13 6.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 3 2 1.0 1 13
38 Harris, Leon 22 258 11.7 227 10.3 485 22.0 63 2.9 0 0.0 48 2.2 41 39 10 0.5 6 66
15 Hinchen, Graeme 8 57 7.1 32 4.0 89 11.1 13 1.6 0 0.0 22 2.8 12 10 1 0.1 1 7
48 Hinkley, Ken 10 79 7.9 33 3.3 112 11.2 39 3.9 1 0.1 8 0.8 11 11 20 2.0 12 132
21 Kappler, Darren 21 224 10.7 119 5.7 343 16.3 58 2.8 0 0.0 43 2.0 25 21 9 0.4 9 63
25 Keane, Gary 19 184 9.7 94 4.9 278 14.6 105 5.5 35 1.8 12 0.6 16 30 23 1.2 25 163
36 Knight, Phillip 9 88 9.8 56 6.2 144 16.0 21 2.3 0 0.0 25 2.8 15 15 2 0.2 1 13
34 Lawrie, Grant 15 121 8.1 87 5.8 208 13.9 41 2.7 0 0.0 17 1.1 28 18 3 0.2 2 20
16 Lokan, Bill 11 166 15.1 45 4.1 211 19.2 29 2.6 0 0.0 19 1.7 15 18 8 0.7 4 52
29 Lyon, Ross 2 9 4.5 5 2.5 14 7.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 1 3 1.5 1 19
35 McGrath, Craig 9 65 7.2 35 3.9 100 11.1 28 3.1 20 2.2 4 0.4 5 8 5 0.6 5 35
17 McIvor, Scott 19 161 8.5 261 13.7 422 22.2 60 3.2 4 0.2 31 1.6 37 33 4 0.2 3 27
41 McLean, Paul 1 4 4.0 1 1.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 2 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
44 Osborne, Richard 21 291 13.9 49 2.3 340 16.2 94 4.5 0 0.0 14 0.7 19 37 62 3.0 34 406
19 Osborne, Graham 11 94 8.5 46 4.2 140 12.7 34 3.1 0 0.0 11 1.0 11 10 2 0.2 3 15
24 Pekin, Tim 22 188 8.5 232 10.5 420 19.1 72 3.3 1 0.0 42 1.9 21 21 2 0.1 1 13
3 Pert, Gary 9 68 7.6 35 3.9 103 11.4 19 2.1 0 0.0 6 0.7 20 12 1 0.1 1 7
28 Reeves, Michael 3 9 3.0 10 3.3 19 6.3 9 3.0 1 0.3 6 2.0 0 5 2 0.7 1 13
9 Rendell, Matthew 18 205 11.4 92 5.1 297 16.5 87 4.8 179 9.9 18 1.0 51 22 6 0.3 6 42
55 Roberts, Michael 2 11 5.5 5 2.5 16 8.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 3 1 0.5 0 6
1 Roos, Paul 21 300 14.3 132 6.3 432 20.6 169 8.0 8 0.4 16 0.8 26 32 29 1.4 17 191
23 Scott, Mark 4 15 3.8 6 1.5 21 5.3 12 3.0 7 1.8 0 0.0 0 3 4 1.0 2 26
43 Shaw, Jamie 1 6 6.0 1 1.0 7 7.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 3 5 5.0 1 31
2 Sidebottom, Allan 1 6 6.0 2 2.0 8 8.0 3 3.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 3 6 0 0.0 0 0
33 Stephens, Brett 18 100 5.6 117 6.5 217 12.1 60 3.3 6 0.3 17 0.9 21 23 17 0.9 12 114
31 Strooper, David 1 6 6.0 5 5.0 11 11.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
56 Taylor, Christopher 1 1 1.0 2 2.0 3 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2 Thomas, Keith 18 187 10.4 103 5.7 290 16.1 49 2.7 3 0.2 31 1.7 35 29 10 0.6 7 67
4 Thornton, Ross 20 238 11.9 125 6.3 363 18.2 48 2.4 0 0.0 46 2.3 30 16 6 0.3 3 39
39 Trewella, Mark 4 22 5.5 16 4.0 38 9.5 6 1.5 0 0.0 5 1.3 7 2 0 0.0 0 0
30 Wynd, Jim 6 63 10.5 24 4.0 87 14.5 10 1.7 0 0.0 7 1.2 9 9 2 0.3 3 15
Totals 440 4206 9.6 2516 5.7 6722 15.3 1441 3.3 278 0.6 609 1.4 562 610 339 0.8 249 2283
 

Footnotes

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