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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne University Football Club

Known as
University

Nickname
Professors

Formed
1859

Disbanded
1915

Colours
Black and blue

Emblem
Students

Associated clubs
University Blacks; University Blues; University (Original)

Affiliations (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1885–1888; Australian Football League (AFL) 1908–1914; Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) 1905–1915

Senior Premierships
MJFA 1906-7 (2 total)

Most Games
101 - Bert Hurrey (1908-1913)

Most Goals
111 - Roy Park (1912-1914)

League Top Goalkickers
VFL: Roy Park (53) 1913

Postal Address
N/A

Website
N/A

University



"The side continued to prove highly competitive in 1909 (W7-L9-D2) and 1910 (W10-L8), but in 1911 the club received a kick in the teeth from which it never recovered as the VFL decided, on a 16-4 majority, to rescind its rule prohibiting payments to players. Melbourne and University were the only clubs to vote against the measure (all clubs had two delegates each). The writing was on the wall for the Students..."

John Devaney on the brief, blighted VFL career of the University club

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1913 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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University's 1913 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A University 1.23.43.65.7 37 LOST Fitzroy 1.64.128.1710.19 79 -42 BWS Apr 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H University 5.47.89.1010.12 72 LOST Melbourne 2.75.99.1214.15 99 -27 MCG May 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H University 0.21.74.119.11 65 LOST St. Kilda 4.47.68.1210.13 73 -8 MCG May 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A University 2.03.23.47.9 51 LOST Geelong 6.59.613.1014.14 98 -47 COR May 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H University 3.04.37.48.8 56 LOST Carlton 1.45.77.910.12 72 -16 MCG May 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H University 1.12.52.72.8 20 LOST Collingwood 3.34.66.77.12 54 -34 MCG May 31 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A University 3.15.16.46.5 41 LOST Essendon 3.66.109.1614.22 106 -65 EME Jun 7 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 H University 1.33.47.710.9 69 LOST South Melbourne 6.210.512.713.12 90 -21 MCG Jun 9 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
9 H University 0.21.52.85.10 40 LOST Richmond 4.45.99.912.11 83 -43 MCG Jun 14 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H University 4.45.45.45.5 35 LOST Fitzroy 1.34.78.1210.15 75 -40 MCG Jun 21 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A University 0.32.55.87.11 53 LOST Melbourne 2.25.66.167.20 62 -9 MCG Jun 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A University 1.53.84.97.14 56 LOST St. Kilda 3.68.1013.1718.20 128 -72 JUN Jul 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H University 0.13.23.35.6 36 LOST Geelong 1.84.1010.1517.18 120 -84 MCG Jul 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A University 0.21.31.63.8 26 LOST Carlton 4.55.128.179.22 76 -50 PRI Jul 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 A University 2.46.77.810.10 70 LOST Collingwood 3.35.38.1112.15 87 -17 VIC Aug 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H University 4.64.65.98.12 60 LOST Essendon 0.02.23.59.8 62 -2 MCG Aug 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A University 1.11.45.98.13 61 LOST South Melbourne 5.39.413.517.9 111 -50 LAK Aug 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 A University 0.23.74.88.11 59 LOST Richmond 3.45.69.1015.11 101 -42 PUN Aug 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1913 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
26 Anderson, George 8                             0 0.0    
7 Atkins, Ernie 11                             4 0.4    
Barker, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
10 Brake, Jack 9                             2 0.2    
23 Corbett, Arch 3                             0 0.0    
4 Doig, Keith 4                             1 0.3    
22 Doubleday, Jack 14                             6 0.4    
26 Elliott, George 3                             0 0.0    
20 Gibbs, Dick 11                             0 0.0    
1 Gray, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
24 Heron, Wilfrid 11                             0 0.0    
27 Hinman, Bill 15                             1 0.1    
21 Hurrey, Bert 18                             2 0.1    
19 Jones, Jack 13                             2 0.2    
9 Kelly, Lester 13                             0 0.0    
16 Kerr, Frank 8                             2 0.3    
8 Little, Leo 16                             10 0.6    
2 Martin, Stan 12                             2 0.2    
18 McIlroy, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
17 McIntosh, Fred 17                             1 0.1    
11 McLeod, Ken 16                             4 0.3    
16 Milne, Athol 5                             2 0.4    
15 Neale, Stan 14                             0 0.0    
14 Newing, Billy 5                             5 1.0    
12 Park, Roy 18                             53 2.9    
7 Primrose, Les 1                             0 0.0    
6 Shelley, Joe 3                             0 0.0    
29 Stephens, Westmore 1                             0 0.0    
25 Thompson, Bob 3                             2 0.7    
3 Trood, Vic 10                             4 0.4    
Tymms, Athol 1                             1 1.0    
Vines, Ashley 6                             0 0.0    
26 Walker, Bill 7                             2 0.3    
4 West, Jack 13                             5 0.4    
5 Willis, Carl 16                             12 0.8    
13 Woods, Eric 11                             0 0.0    
Totals 324                             123 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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