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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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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Fitzroy       Bye        
2 H Fitzroy 1.43.74.116.13 49 LOST Melbourne 6.515.1021.1727.18 180 -131 PRI Mar 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 2.24.76.98.10 58 LOST Collingwood 7.211.313.1216.21 117 -59 VIC Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Fitzroy 4.49.1010.1412.18 90 LOST Footscray 4.47.99.1315.16 106 -16 PRI Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Fitzroy 4.95.1110.1412.17 89 LOST Richmond 3.39.911.1316.17 113 -24 PRI Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 2.23.67.711.8 74 LOST Hawthorn 7.417.425.1136.15 231 -157 NHO Apr 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 4.37.411.614.13 97 LOST North Melbourne 5.411.816.1121.15 141 -44 MCG May 3 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 1.33.46.910.10 70 LOST Sydney 6.415.1118.1421.21 147 -77 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 1.11.42.53.8 26 LOST West Coast 3.67.1411.1717.23 125 -99 SUB May 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 3.210.713.1019.13 127 WON Geelong 1.73.1110.1714.22 106 21 PRI May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 Fitzroy       Bye        
12 A Fitzroy 4.15.17.37.5 47 LOST Adelaide 2.24.55.77.8 50 -3 FBP Jun 9 (Sun, 7:40) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 2.43.68.715.8 98 LOST St. Kilda 4.010.214.517.9 111 -13 NHO Jun 16 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
14 A Fitzroy 2.66.68.912.11 83 LOST Essendon 1.25.610.1317.20 122 -39 WIN Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Fitzroy 1.11.34.46.5 41 LOST Carlton 2.46.76.118.12 60 -19 PRI Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 1.55.611.1415.15 105 LOST Brisbane 7.512.816.1126.14 170 -65 GAB Jul 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 1.73.96.107.13 55 LOST Melbourne 3.15.86.1312.20 92 -37 MCG Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 4.39.813.1415.21 111 LOST Collingwood 6.68.1013.1318.16 124 -13 PRI Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Fitzroy 1.04.54.67.9 51 LOST Footscray 7.58.715.1016.12 108 -57 WES Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Fitzroy 3.511.1117.1323.18 156 WON Richmond 2.36.711.1413.19 97 59 MCG Aug 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 A Fitzroy 2.24.57.610.9 69 LOST Hawthorn 7.611.1522.2528.27 195 -126 PRI Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Fitzroy 7.514.917.1422.16 148 WON North Melbourne 4.214.616.1221.21 147 1 PRI Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 A Fitzroy 3.35.66.1013.16 94 LOST Sydney 7.215.619.1021.14 140 -46 SCG Aug 23 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
24 H Fitzroy 0.51.97.1414.15 99 WON West Coast 3.55.115.1412.17 89 10 PRI Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1991 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 5 26 5.2 22 4.4 48 9.6 6 1.2 0 0.0 5 1.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
32 Baldwin, Jason 17 222 13.1 101 5.9 323 19.0 48 2.8 0 0.0 35 2.1 30 23 6 0.4 8 44
54 Bizzotto, Frank 6 41 6.8 16 2.7 57 9.5 9 1.5 0 0.0 7 1.2 9 10 0 0.0 0 0
18 Blakey, John 20 210 10.5 142 7.1 352 17.6 59 3.0 1 0.1 23 1.2 29 21 8 0.4 11 59
42 Board Jnr, Terry 2 15 7.5 14 7.0 29 14.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 3 0 0.0 1 1
39 Bond, Jamie 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1.0 1 7
41 Bourke, Peter 4 44 11.0 16 4.0 60 15.0 3 0.8 0 0.0 6 1.5 4 7 0 0.0 0 0
24 Bourke, Matthew 2 19 9.5 1 0.5 20 10.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 4 2 1.0 2 14
17 Broderick, Paul 16 174 10.9 183 11.4 357 22.3 31 1.9 0 0.0 22 1.4 18 12 12 0.8 19 91
40 Bunn, Mark 10 106 10.6 44 4.4 150 15.0 22 2.2 0 0.0 7 0.7 17 12 1 0.1 0 6
50 Caven, Peter 8 43 5.4 27 3.4 70 8.8 13 1.6 2 0.3 5 0.6 4 6 8 1.0 4 52
16 Cormack, Joe 16 113 7.1 94 5.9 207 12.9 38 2.4 0 0.0 12 0.8 11 11 11 0.7 11 77
10 Davis, Brad 4 7 1.8 7 1.8 14 3.5 5 1.3 9 2.3 1 0.3 1 1 1 0.3 0 6
15 Donato, David 12 92 7.7 54 4.5 146 12.2 21 1.8 0 0.0 23 1.9 12 16 2 0.2 3 15
2 Dundas, Matthew 21 239 11.4 133 6.3 372 17.7 60 2.9 0 0.0 32 1.5 39 31 18 0.9 14 122
54 Elliott, Jamie 16 111 6.9 66 4.1 177 11.1 22 1.4 0 0.0 23 1.4 19 3 1 0.1 1 7
7 Gale, Michael 3 26 8.7 12 4.0 38 12.7 5 1.7 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 1 1 0.3 1 7
49 Harding, Dean 12 89 7.4 45 3.8 134 11.2 21 1.8 0 0.0 12 1.0 4 17 16 1.3 15 111
6 Ironmonger, John 14 89 6.4 89 6.4 178 12.7 60 4.3 213 15.2 9 0.6 25 17 5 0.4 0 30
43 Johnston, Andrew 3 21 7.0 11 3.7 32 10.7 6 2.0 0 0.0 3 1.0 2 0 1 0.3 1 7
21 Kappler, Darren 13 220 16.9 63 4.8 283 21.8 51 3.9 1 0.1 17 1.3 10 20 14 1.1 10 94
19 Klaebe, Brenton 5 14 2.8 11 2.2 25 5.0 7 1.4 0 0.0 3 0.6 4 4 0 0.0 2 2
11 Lynch, Alastair 22 215 9.8 75 3.4 290 13.2 88 4.0 7 0.3 28 1.3 32 37 9 0.4 14 68
29 Lyon, Ross 19 167 8.8 157 8.3 324 17.1 55 2.9 3 0.2 21 1.1 34 22 15 0.8 12 102
5 McCormack, Brendan 13 134 10.3 72 5.5 206 15.8 34 2.6 0 0.0 19 1.5 20 22 12 0.9 15 87
26 McGrath, Justin 8 56 7.0 22 2.8 78 9.8 16 2.0 0 0.0 8 1.0 11 12 0 0.0 0 0
38 Noble, David 2 13 6.5 17 8.5 30 15.0 4 2.0 1 0.5 3 1.5 2 5 0 0.0 0 0
25 O'Connell, David 18 103 5.7 60 3.3 163 9.1 65 3.6 106 5.9 9 0.5 24 35 10 0.6 6 66
44 Osborne, Richard 22 269 12.2 85 3.9 354 16.1 62 2.8 0 0.0 23 1.0 18 28 26 1.2 32 188
28 Paxman, Stephen 16 98 6.1 63 3.9 161 10.1 37 2.3 8 0.5 23 1.4 19 15 2 0.1 0 12
9 Rendell, Matthew 4 35 8.8 22 5.5 57 14.3 15 3.8 43 10.8 3 0.8 11 3 0 0.0 4 4
1 Roos, Paul 22 288 13.1 173 7.9 461 21.0 123 5.6 3 0.1 18 0.8 33 23 21 1.0 18 144
20 Rowe, Duane 8 76 9.5 27 3.4 103 12.9 21 2.6 0 0.0 9 1.1 10 8 1 0.1 0 6
33 Stephens, Brett 22 214 9.7 162 7.4 376 17.1 76 3.5 3 0.1 19 0.9 38 28 12 0.5 7 79
13 Stevenson, Shayne 7 81 11.6 29 4.1 110 15.7 25 3.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 5 7 1.0 3 45
31 Strooper, David 6 36 6.0 27 4.5 63 10.5 20 3.3 1 0.2 3 0.5 4 6 0 0.0 6 6
23 Taylor, Jason 2 7 3.5 3 1.5 10 5.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
30 Waterson, Chris 4 34 8.5 24 6.0 58 14.5 9 2.3 0 0.0 4 1.0 6 0 1 0.3 0 6
12 Wheildon, Darren 12 102 8.5 29 2.4 131 10.9 56 4.7 5 0.4 12 1.0 5 16 29 2.4 17 191
45 Wilkinson, Darron 1 4 4.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
8 Wynd, Jim 22 360 16.4 148 6.7 508 23.1 72 3.3 0 0.0 26 1.2 53 38 8 0.4 10 58
Totals 440 4216 9.6 2346 5.3 6562 14.9 1276 2.9 406 0.9 479 1.1 567 525 261 0.6 249 1815
 

Footnotes

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