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KEY FACTS

Official name
Footscray Football Club (trading as Western Bulldogs Football Club)

Known as
Footscray

Nickname
Bulldogs

Former name
Footscray Reserves

Former name date
2014-01-01

Formed
1883

Colours
Red, white and blue

Associated clubs
Western Bulldogs

Affiliated sponsors (Current)
Victoria University

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Football League (VFL) 2014–2023

Affiliation (Historical)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–1999

Home Ground
Whitten Oval

VFL Premierships
2014, 2016 (2 total)

Other Senior Premierships
V/AFL Reserves: 1936, 1945, 1962, 1988, 1994, 1998 (6 total)

Most Games
96 - Will Hayes (2014-2021) (VFL)

Most Goals
73 - Jack Redpath (2014-2017) (VFL)

Headquarters
417 Barkly St, Footscray, VIC 3011

Postal Address
PO Box 4112 DC, Footscray West, VIC, 3012

Phone: (03) 9680 6100 

Email
godogs@westernbulldogs.com.au

Website
westernbulldogs.com.au

Footscray



Footscray is the reserves side for AFL club Western Bulldogs. Since 2014 the team has competed in the VFL, winning premierships in both its debut season and 2016.

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2023 Season (VFL) Fixture

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Footscray's 2023 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Footscray 1.14.27.58.9 57 LOST Casey 1.74.1010.1113.16 94 -37 CSF Mar 25 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
2 H Footscray 7.111.412.713.7 85 LOST Brisbane Reserves 2.17.29.614.9 93 -8 DOC Mar 30 (Thu, 3:45) Scores
3 A Footscray 6.39.611.712.8 80 WON Richmond Reserves 1.23.26.68.9 57 23 PUN Apr 8 (Sat, 1:05) Scores
4 Footscray       Bye        
5 H Footscray 4.26.410.810.16 76 LOST Southport 2.26.310.1115.12 102 -26 NPO Apr 22 (Sat, 12:05) Scores
6 H Footscray 4.38.59.109.15 69 WON Carlton Reserves 2.34.55.89.10 64 5 NPO Apr 29 (Sat, 11:05) Scores
7 A Footscray 2.36.68.812.12 84 LOST GWS Reserves 3.210.315.515.7 97 -13 BKT May 6 (Sat, 12:35) Scores
8 H Footscray 1.22.43.78.9 57 LOST Werribee 2.54.119.1213.13 91 -34 CHI May 14 (Sun, 2:05) Scores
9 Footscray       Bye        
10 A Footscray 1.55.79.1210.17 77 LOST Gold Coast Reserves 3.68.1113.1321.16 142 -65 MAR May 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Footscray 5.79.1212.1515.18 108 WON Geelong Reserves 0.30.45.57.8 50 58 CHI Jun 3 (Sat, 2:35) Scores
12 A Footscray 3.19.312.515.10 100 WON Frankston 4.44.58.812.9 81 19 FRA Jun 10 (Sat, 1:05) Scores
13 A Footscray 2.25.87.811.12 78 WON Williamstown 1.52.56.96.12 48 30 WCG Jun 17 (Sat, 3:05) Scores
14 Footscray       Bye        
15 H Footscray 2.27.213.217.6 108 WON Coburg 1.25.58.911.10 76 32 WCG Jul 1 (Sat, 2:35) Scores
16 H Footscray 4.38.69.914.13 97 WON Collingwood Reserves 2.34.79.911.11 77 20 CHI Jul 7 (Fri, 3:05) Scores
17 A Footscray 4.38.712.1217.16 118 WON Sydney Reserves 1.23.45.68.8 56 62 TRM Jul 14 (Fri, 12:05) Scores
18 A Footscray 3.513.1117.1324.17 161 WON Northern Bullants 0.00.10.30.4 4 157 PRE Jul 22 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
19 Footscray       Bye        
20 H Footscray 2.27.414.818.13 121 WON North Melbourne Reserves 4.45.65.68.7 55 66 NPO Aug 5 (Sat, 1:05) Scores
21 A Footscray 4.36.58.811.10 76 WON Box Hill 2.24.56.78.8 56 20 BOX Aug 12 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
22 H Footscray 4.47.613.916.11 107 WON Port Melbourne 0.11.62.74.11 35 72 WCG Aug 19 (Sat, 11:05) Scores
2EF H Footscray 5.310.916.1122.16 148 WON Casey 2.45.46.910.9 69 79 BOX Sep 2 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
2SF A Footscray 3.33.96.1210.15 75 LOST Box Hill 4.35.78.1014.11 95 -20 BOX Sep 9 (Sat, 11:30) Scores
 

Footnotes

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