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Official name
Fitzroy Football Club Ltd.

Known as

1883; absorbed Fitzroy Reds in 2008; returned to playing operations in 2009

1996: transferred AFL playing operations to Brisbane

Maroon, royal blue and gold

Lions (formerly, at various times, Maroons, Roys and Gorillas)

Associated clubs
Fitzroy Reds; Fitzroy ACU WFC; Fitzroy ACU Reserves WFC; Fitzroy Reserves; Fitzroy U19s

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) 2009–2024

Affiliations (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1884–1896; Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–1996

Home Ground
Brunswick Street Oval

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); VAFA Premier C - 2018 (1 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)

Championships and Trophies
GT Moore Medal - Rory Angiolella 2015 (1 total)

578 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North, Melbourne, VIC 3068

Postal Address
PO Box 5230, Mordialloc, VIC, 3195




"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 – world beaters at the start of the century; out of business by the end of it.

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2024 Season (VAFA Premier) Fixture


Fitzroy's 2024 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Fitzroy        vs St. Bernard's          SBC Apr 13 (Sat, 2:00)  


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