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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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1996 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Fitzroy's 1996 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Fitzroy 6.29.39.511.5 71 LOST Hawthorn 2.35.48.813.14 92 -21 WHI Mar 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Fitzroy 1.33.39.815.11 101 LOST Adelaide 0.17.215.421.7 133 -32 WHI Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Fitzroy 2.08.38.410.10 70 LOST Footscray 6.810.1012.1617.19 121 -51 WHI Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Fitzroy 3.26.48.711.9 75 LOST St. Kilda 6.214.521.1424.16 160 -85 WAV Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Fitzroy 2.54.96.126.13 49 LOST Brisbane 4.212.717.924.14 158 -109 GAB Apr 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Fitzroy 1.26.57.59.8 62 LOST Richmond 5.49.714.1323.16 154 -92 WHI May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Fitzroy 1.32.45.98.14 62 LOST Carlton 3.68.1112.1318.17 125 -63 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Fitzroy 5.38.313.716.11 107 WON Fremantle 2.13.54.1010.16 76 31 WHI May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Fitzroy 3.54.87.109.11 65 LOST North Melbourne 8.412.919.1625.20 170 -105 MCG May 24 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
10 H Fitzroy 2.06.37.410.7 67 LOST Sydney 5.28.514.921.11 137 -70 WHI Jun 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Fitzroy 3.15.46.58.8 56 LOST Melbourne 3.18.413.918.11 119 -63 WHI Jun 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 A Fitzroy 2.45.69.812.11 83 LOST Hawthorn 6.211.716.1017.12 114 -31 WAV Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Fitzroy 1.16.16.26.3 39 LOST Geelong 7.814.1020.1525.16 166 -127 WHI Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Fitzroy 3.44.65.107.10 52 LOST Essendon 4.57.812.917.16 118 -66 PRI Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Fitzroy 1.13.56.79.9 63 LOST West Coast 6.310.415.720.11 131 -68 WAC Jul 12 (Fri, 8:40) Scores
16 A Fitzroy 2.75.97.1210.16 76 LOST Collingwood 4.37.414.817.14 116 -40 VIC Jul 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Fitzroy 1.41.53.119.13 67 LOST Adelaide 5.119.323.626.10 166 -99 FBP Jul 28 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 H Fitzroy 0.31.53.96.9 45 LOST Footscray 2.65.77.88.12 60 -15 WHI Aug 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 H Fitzroy 1.22.35.45.5 35 LOST St. Kilda 3.15.411.713.10 88 -53 WHI Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Fitzroy 4.38.510.1114.16 100 LOST Brisbane 5.413.823.1029.13 187 -87 PRI Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Fitzroy 1.23.34.55.6 36 LOST Richmond 4.910.1017.1228.19 187 -151 MCG Aug 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Fitzroy 1.63.95.1010.11 71 LOST Fremantle 4.611.720.824.13 157 -86 SUB Sep 1 (Sun, 4:10) Scores
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1996 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
23 Atkins, Simon 19 197 10.4 191 10.1 388 20.4 50 2.6 1 0.1 17 0.9 11 21 6 0.3 3 39
32 Baldwin, Jason 11 56 5.1 35 3.2 91 8.3 13 1.2 0 0.0 12 1.1 8 6 1 0.1 1 7
22 Bamford, Scott 22 229 10.4 137 6.2 366 16.6 43 2.0 0 0.0 24 1.1 16 18 6 0.3 13 49
5 Barker, John 21 203 9.7 92 4.4 295 14.0 110 5.2 8 0.4 33 1.6 20 27 9 0.4 4 58
41 Bird, Peter 3 10 3.3 7 2.3 17 5.7 6 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 2 0.7 0 12
14 Bizzotto, Frank 4 19 4.8 27 6.8 46 11.5 10 2.5 0 0.0 7 1.8 0 7 0 0.0 0 0
1 Boyd, Brad 16 174 10.9 134 8.4 308 19.3 61 3.8 6 0.4 19 1.2 19 12 6 0.4 6 42
30 Carter, Nick 17 107 6.3 124 7.3 231 13.6 39 2.3 0 0.0 21 1.2 14 14 4 0.2 5 29
29 Cassidy, Brad 14 66 4.7 50 3.6 116 8.3 36 2.6 0 0.0 12 0.9 6 10 10 0.7 5 65
27 Chandler, Brett 16 128 8.0 129 8.1 257 16.1 37 2.3 0 0.0 43 2.7 17 12 2 0.1 4 16
40 Clayton, Shane 13 87 6.7 53 4.1 140 10.8 34 2.6 0 0.0 9 0.7 18 12 1 0.1 1 7
35 Cook, Brett 4 12 3.0 15 3.8 27 6.8 6 1.5 33 8.3 2 0.5 6 8 0 0.0 0 0
24 Cummings, Trent 11 62 5.6 65 5.9 127 11.5 30 2.7 0 0.0 18 1.6 8 9 5 0.5 4 34
31 Dent, Matthew 19 219 11.5 156 8.2 375 19.7 81 4.3 1 0.1 36 1.9 20 21 6 0.3 4 40
28 Doyle, Peter 7 22 3.1 26 3.7 48 6.9 3 0.4 0 0.0 6 0.9 2 5 1 0.1 1 7
20 Dwyer, Mick 8 34 4.3 38 4.8 72 9.0 15 1.9 0 0.0 8 1.0 2 5 3 0.4 2 20
13 Frewen, Brent 2 3 1.5 2 1.0 5 2.5 2 1.0 1 0.5 1 0.5 0 2 0 0.0 1 1
17 Hawking, Simon 16 120 7.5 23 1.4 143 8.9 59 3.7 0 0.0 16 1.0 16 7 15 0.9 13 103
10 Hogg, Jeff 14 95 6.8 26 1.9 121 8.6 23 1.6 11 0.8 12 0.9 18 7 7 0.5 11 53
19 Holmes, Darren 7 43 6.1 61 8.7 104 14.9 26 3.7 0 0.0 16 2.3 6 6 1 0.1 1 7
2 Johnson, Chris 22 213 9.7 176 8.0 389 17.7 76 3.5 0 0.0 85 3.9 38 23 19 0.9 15 129
36 Lamb, Wayne 3 19 6.3 8 2.7 27 9.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 5 1.7 5 2 3 1.0 0 18
26 Manfield, Matthew 4 11 2.8 13 3.3 24 6.0 6 1.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0 0 0.0 1 1
25 McCarthy, John 18 121 6.7 112 6.2 233 12.9 59 3.3 7 0.4 24 1.3 8 19 11 0.6 6 72
38 McCarthy, Adam 2 6 3.0 3 1.5 9 4.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
11 McGregor, Anthony 6 45 7.5 21 3.5 66 11.0 10 1.7 0 0.0 9 1.5 3 7 3 0.5 1 19
15 McMahon, Robert 2 4 2.0 4 2.0 8 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0 1 0.5 2 8
3 Mellington, Anthony 18 86 4.8 56 3.1 142 7.9 52 2.9 4 0.2 20 1.1 14 12 22 1.2 26 158
7 Molloy, Jarrod 19 124 6.5 81 4.3 205 10.8 62 3.3 1 0.1 38 2.0 18 27 13 0.7 4 82
34 Morton, Danny 16 101 6.3 117 7.3 218 13.6 26 1.6 0 0.0 32 2.0 6 9 9 0.6 3 57
4 Paxman, Stephen 21 128 6.1 106 5.0 234 11.1 75 3.6 6 0.3 34 1.6 20 16 4 0.2 4 28
8 Pike, Martin 22 359 16.3 125 5.7 484 22.0 99 4.5 0 0.0 40 1.8 12 28 5 0.2 9 39
12 Primus, Matthew 20 163 8.2 137 6.9 300 15.0 61 3.1 339 17.0 41 2.1 54 66 5 0.3 7 37
9 Ramsey, Jason 2 8 4.0 4 2.0 12 6.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 7 3.5 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
37 Rombotis, John 22 160 7.3 161 7.3 321 14.6 52 2.4 0 0.0 41 1.9 33 20 15 0.7 8 98
33 Warfe, Rowan 16 101 6.3 91 5.7 192 12.0 31 1.9 0 0.0 31 1.9 22 12 0 0.0 1 1
39 Warry, Marty 5 25 5.0 6 1.2 31 6.2 12 2.4 0 0.0 3 0.6 4 0 11 2.2 5 71
Totals 462 3560 7.7 2612 5.7 6172 13.4 1317 2.9 418 0.9 729 1.6 449 451 206 0.4 172 1408
 

Footnotes

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