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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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1989 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1989 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy 1.26.713.1216.15 111 LOST Melbourne 6.311.415.718.8 116 -5 MCG Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 5.57.713.1020.12 132 WON Collingwood 2.18.712.816.11 107 25 PRI Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 5.413.615.1119.18 132 WON St. Kilda 3.39.416.519.8 122 10 VFL Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 1.14.57.511.13 79 LOST Sydney 5.78.1018.1423.15 153 -74 PRI Apr 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 3.27.610.1016.17 113 WON Geelong 2.310.715.1216.16 112 1 PRI Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Fitzroy 4.86.109.1412.17 89 WON West Coast 4.17.48.712.9 81 8 WAC May 5 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 4.08.39.513.6 84 LOST Hawthorn 4.38.717.1225.15 165 -81 PRI May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Fitzroy 1.25.86.99.9 63 LOST Footscray 1.52.56.108.16 64 -1 WES May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 3.44.814.1118.14 122 LOST Carlton 5.415.719.924.15 159 -37 PRI May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Fitzroy 5.16.69.810.9 69 LOST Essendon 2.48.810.1018.14 122 -53 WIN Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 0.40.41.61.8 14 LOST North Melbourne 0.61.104.126.13 49 -35 PRI Jun 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 3.19.416.919.14 128 WON Brisbane 6.212.516.618.6 114 14 CRR Jun 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 1.14.210.315.5 95 WON Richmond 3.74.96.119.13 67 28 VFL Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.14.34.38.10 58 LOST Geelong 0.61.78.1211.16 82 -24 KAR Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 5.76.109.1812.20 92 WON St. Kilda 4.36.49.613.8 86 6 PRI Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 6.510.714.916.11 107 WON North Melbourne 1.45.56.118.18 66 41 MCG Jul 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 4.28.613.1018.15 123 WON Richmond 2.33.55.106.15 51 72 MCG Jul 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 2.16.516.723.13 151 WON Melbourne 3.810.813.1115.13 103 48 PRI Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Fitzroy 1.13.36.411.6 72 WON West Coast 1.13.45.85.10 40 32 PRI Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Fitzroy 1.13.54.810.11 71 LOST Collingwood 4.77.1010.1714.20 104 -33 VFL Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Fitzroy 3.14.34.510.8 68 LOST Brisbane 2.36.512.812.9 81 -13 VFL Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Fitzroy 4.46.98.1313.18 96 WON Footscray 4.16.310.512.9 81 15 PRI Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1989 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 22 353 16.0 134 6.1 487 22.1 58 2.6 0 0.0 32 1.5 39 29 11 0.5 17 83
32 Baldwin, Jason 8 108 13.5 40 5.0 148 18.5 10 1.3 0 0.0 16 2.0 9 13 1 0.1 3 9
18 Blakey, John 20 216 10.8 136 6.8 352 17.6 66 3.3 2 0.1 28 1.4 30 34 7 0.4 5 47
41 Bourke, Peter 13 120 9.2 71 5.5 191 14.7 24 1.8 0 0.0 17 1.3 13 15 3 0.2 3 21
5 Brockhurst, Andrew 12 74 6.2 56 4.7 130 10.8 29 2.4 0 0.0 14 1.2 9 9 0 0.0 0 0
17 Broderick, Paul 17 161 9.5 140 8.2 301 17.7 51 3.0 0 0.0 29 1.7 17 20 16 0.9 13 109
28 Caton, Kevin 9 72 8.0 8 0.9 80 8.9 22 2.4 0 0.0 15 1.7 7 16 8 0.9 6 54
40 Clayton, Scott 12 123 10.3 57 4.8 180 15.0 22 1.8 2 0.2 15 1.3 18 19 0 0.0 1 1
12 Conlan, Mick 7 70 10.0 18 2.6 88 12.6 21 3.0 0 0.0 4 0.6 3 11 14 2.0 10 94
2 Dilena, Carl 11 97 8.8 55 5.0 152 13.8 19 1.7 0 0.0 10 0.9 12 15 4 0.4 9 33
10 Edwards, Bradley 6 28 4.7 20 3.3 48 8.0 13 2.2 10 1.7 3 0.5 7 13 1 0.2 2 8
7 Gale, Michael 21 185 8.8 119 5.7 304 14.5 77 3.7 0 0.0 35 1.7 30 22 4 0.2 4 28
38 Harris, Leon 8 72 9.0 53 6.6 125 15.6 12 1.5 0 0.0 15 1.9 10 10 2 0.3 2 14
21 Kappler, Darren 19 258 13.6 63 3.3 321 16.9 50 2.6 0 0.0 33 1.7 29 26 8 0.4 10 58
46 Lupson, Dean 3 20 6.7 5 1.7 25 8.3 3 1.0 0 0.0 7 2.3 1 3 0 0.0 0 0
11 Lynch, Alastair 18 138 7.7 40 2.2 178 9.9 79 4.4 14 0.8 9 0.5 11 20 26 1.4 12 168
29 Lyon, Ross 14 149 10.6 51 3.6 200 14.3 61 4.4 1 0.1 13 0.9 12 18 13 0.9 17 95
16 Matera, Wally 20 228 11.4 131 6.6 359 18.0 52 2.6 0 0.0 55 2.8 35 28 22 1.1 18 150
22 McCormack, Brendan 15 163 10.9 68 4.5 231 15.4 40 2.7 1 0.1 31 2.1 33 24 3 0.2 2 20
35 McGrath, Craig 14 115 8.2 53 3.8 168 12.0 58 4.1 28 2.0 7 0.5 24 18 6 0.4 4 40
44 Osborne, Richard 16 166 10.4 23 1.4 189 11.8 90 5.6 0 0.0 8 0.5 14 29 68 4.3 43 451
19 Osborne, Graham 5 48 9.6 21 4.2 69 13.8 12 2.4 0 0.0 11 2.2 7 6 1 0.2 2 8
24 Pekin, Tim 14 115 8.2 70 5.0 185 13.2 23 1.6 1 0.1 18 1.3 14 18 0 0.0 1 1
3 Pert, Gary 21 251 12.0 66 3.1 317 15.1 83 4.0 13 0.6 30 1.4 37 43 2 0.1 3 15
9 Rendell, Matthew 18 204 11.3 95 5.3 299 16.6 87 4.8 192 10.7 19 1.1 58 28 1 0.1 3 9
1 Roos, Paul 20 308 15.4 76 3.8 384 19.2 140 7.0 6 0.3 19 1.0 30 33 36 1.8 16 232
20 Rowe, Duane 6 59 9.8 13 2.2 72 12.0 15 2.5 0 0.0 7 1.2 4 4 0 0.0 0 0
23 Scott, Mark 6 36 6.0 10 1.7 46 7.7 24 4.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 3 16 2.7 8 104
33 Stephens, Brett 22 221 10.0 131 6.0 352 16.0 76 3.5 0 0.0 27 1.2 30 25 1 0.0 2 8
31 Strooper, David 9 77 8.6 38 4.2 115 12.8 35 3.9 18 2.0 6 0.7 9 14 10 1.1 9 69
4 Thornton, Ross 5 49 9.8 17 3.4 66 13.2 11 2.2 0 0.0 11 2.2 14 6 0 0.0 0 0
39 Trewella, Mark 1 2 2.0 8 8.0 10 10.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
50 Wheildon, Darren 6 33 5.5 8 1.3 41 6.8 17 2.8 1 0.2 7 1.2 2 9 12 2.0 2 74
34 Woods, Tony 1 18 18.0 2 2.0 20 20.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 2 5 0 0.0 2 2
8 Wynd, Jim 21 330 15.7 75 3.6 405 19.3 63 3.0 1 0.0 34 1.6 30 24 4 0.2 6 30
Totals 440 4667 10.6 1971 4.5 6638 15.1 1450 3.3 291 0.7 594 1.4 606 611 300 0.7 235 2035
 

Footnotes

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