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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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1988 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1988 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 5.412.1015.1220.20 140 WON St. Kilda 3.47.913.1317.16 118 22 PRI Apr 4 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
2 A Fitzroy 2.26.77.159.16 70 LOST Collingwood 3.36.58.615.12 102 -32 VIC Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 3.15.56.117.15 57 LOST Footscray 5.67.810.1216.12 108 -51 WES Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 2.37.913.1115.16 106 LOST Hawthorn 6.19.613.1317.18 120 -14 PRI Apr 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 1.74.107.1512.19 91 LOST Richmond 7.49.715.1323.15 153 -62 PRI Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 2.38.714.1316.15 111 LOST Brisbane 3.37.410.517.11 113 -2 CRR May 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Fitzroy 5.59.712.1015.16 106 WON Sydney 2.15.48.89.13 67 39 PRI May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 4.36.1110.1512.17 89 LOST Melbourne 4.28.512.817.13 115 -26 PRI May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 5.18.411.915.10 100 LOST Geelong 6.214.418.620.13 133 -33 KAR May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 8.114.416.924.13 157 WON North Melbourne 4.45.1113.1318.16 124 33 PRI Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Fitzroy 3.06.29.615.11 101 LOST Carlton 8.812.1119.1421.18 144 -43 PRI Jun 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Fitzroy 0.35.56.77.9 51 WON Essendon 4.64.74.94.9 33 18 VFL Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Fitzroy 4.27.59.613.9 87 LOST West Coast 4.57.811.1517.19 121 -34 SUB Jun 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 1.32.57.710.11 71 LOST North Melbourne 4.47.1110.1515.20 110 -39 VFL Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 5.69.816.1321.16 142 WON Collingwood 0.21.62.77.10 52 90 PRI Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 3.25.66.89.12 66 LOST Essendon 3.27.711.716.14 110 -44 WIN Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Fitzroy 5.511.1115.1319.20 134 WON West Coast 2.54.96.128.16 64 70 MCG Jul 22 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 2.44.76.99.13 67 LOST Carlton 1.07.513.1022.11 143 -76 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Fitzroy 1.23.97.1215.14 104 LOST Hawthorn 7.511.919.1027.16 178 -74 PRI Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Fitzroy 5.49.810.1114.13 97 LOST Sydney 3.47.814.1124.16 160 -63 SCG Aug 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 H Fitzroy 3.410.616.1119.13 127 WON Footscray 4.310.514.517.11 113 14 PRI Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Fitzroy 2.34.75.107.12 54 LOST Richmond 3.48.713.1523.19 157 -103 MCG Aug 26 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
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1988 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 20 325 16.3 117 5.9 442 22.1 58 2.9 0 0.0 25 1.3 20 19 12 0.6 32 104
18 Blakey, John 20 198 9.9 159 8.0 357 17.9 87 4.4 0 0.0 24 1.2 28 21 6 0.3 7 43
42 Board Jnr, Terry 8 56 7.0 46 5.8 102 12.8 15 1.9 0 0.0 9 1.1 9 13 1 0.1 2 8
15 Bolzon, Robert 4 28 7.0 11 2.8 39 9.8 3 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.8 7 8 2 0.5 0 12
5 Brockhurst, Andrew 17 117 6.9 116 6.8 233 13.7 48 2.8 0 0.0 19 1.1 18 16 0 0.0 1 1
17 Broderick, Paul 9 96 10.7 75 8.3 171 19.0 31 3.4 0 0.0 17 1.9 11 12 13 1.4 12 90
37 Cameron, Stuart 1 4 4.0 2 2.0 6 6.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
13 Carafa, Tony 12 91 7.6 51 4.3 142 11.8 24 2.0 0 0.0 17 1.4 8 10 6 0.5 3 39
40 Clayton, Scott 14 206 14.7 108 7.7 314 22.4 37 2.6 0 0.0 13 0.9 13 20 7 0.5 5 47
12 Conlan, Mick 10 108 10.8 21 2.1 129 12.9 31 3.1 0 0.0 10 1.0 6 11 8 0.8 13 61
7 Gale, Michael 19 175 9.2 212 11.2 387 20.4 99 5.2 1 0.1 31 1.6 29 24 4 0.2 7 31
27 Handley, Darren 8 100 12.5 45 5.6 145 18.1 16 2.0 0 0.0 16 2.0 15 7 5 0.6 4 34
38 Harris, Leon 21 336 16.0 184 8.8 520 24.8 75 3.6 0 0.0 39 1.9 26 32 16 0.8 15 111
22 Hinkley, Ken 1 15 15.0 3 3.0 18 18.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1 1 1.0 3 9
6 Ironmonger, John 22 105 4.8 171 7.8 276 12.5 91 4.1 343 15.6 15 0.7 37 31 3 0.1 3 21
21 Kappler, Darren 22 361 16.4 111 5.0 472 21.5 76 3.5 0 0.0 37 1.7 22 29 15 0.7 17 107
25 Keane, Gary 9 55 6.1 20 2.2 75 8.3 22 2.4 6 0.7 6 0.7 9 5 6 0.7 3 39
36 Knight, Phillip 6 75 12.5 39 6.5 114 19.0 18 3.0 0 0.0 12 2.0 6 8 9 1.5 7 61
34 Lawrie, Grant 6 38 6.3 24 4.0 62 10.3 14 2.3 0 0.0 5 0.8 5 7 3 0.5 2 20
16 Lokan, Bill 5 41 8.2 12 2.4 53 10.6 6 1.2 0 0.0 5 1.0 3 5 0 0.0 4 4
43 Louttit, Darren 2 6 3.0 1 0.5 7 3.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
11 Lynch, Alastair 18 117 6.5 42 2.3 159 8.8 64 3.6 4 0.2 10 0.6 15 26 24 1.3 16 160
29 Lyon, Ross 19 168 8.8 141 7.4 309 16.3 65 3.4 0 0.0 23 1.2 18 24 16 0.8 13 109
35 McGrath, Craig 15 128 8.5 72 4.8 200 13.3 84 5.6 21 1.4 11 0.7 15 19 18 1.2 14 122
26 Newman, Steven 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
44 Osborne, Richard 20 259 13.0 43 2.2 302 15.1 87 4.4 0 0.0 24 1.2 17 57 60 3.0 41 401
19 Osborne, Graham 1 7 7.0 2 2.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
24 Pekin, Tim 13 102 7.8 119 9.2 221 17.0 37 2.8 0 0.0 20 1.5 7 18 2 0.2 3 15
3 Pert, Gary 18 183 10.2 42 2.3 225 12.5 56 3.1 1 0.1 20 1.1 32 27 2 0.1 2 14
9 Rendell, Matthew 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
1 Roos, Paul 20 278 13.9 128 6.4 406 20.3 149 7.5 1 0.1 26 1.3 26 29 30 1.5 21 201
23 Scott, Mark 1 5 5.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 7 7.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 1 1.0 0 6
28 Shaw, Jamie 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
33 Stephens, Brett 20 189 9.5 136 6.8 325 16.3 58 2.9 2 0.1 29 1.5 22 32 2 0.1 2 14
31 Strooper, David 13 81 6.2 42 3.2 123 9.5 37 2.8 2 0.2 19 1.5 13 17 17 1.3 6 108
2 Thomas, Keith 10 91 9.1 52 5.2 143 14.3 26 2.6 0 0.0 21 2.1 20 12 5 0.5 6 36
4 Thornton, Ross 13 150 11.5 60 4.6 210 16.2 39 3.0 0 0.0 27 2.1 18 10 0 0.0 1 1
39 Trewella, Mark 7 30 4.3 23 3.3 53 7.6 10 1.4 1 0.1 3 0.4 6 3 2 0.3 2 14
30 Wynd, Jim 13 200 15.4 52 4.0 252 19.4 50 3.8 0 0.0 13 1.0 18 19 7 0.5 5 47
Totals 440 4530 10.3 2489 5.7 7019 16.0 1529 3.5 385 0.9 551 1.3 502 577 303 0.7 273 2091
 

Footnotes

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