Real life, honest to goodness football, played for Premiership points returns to the Brunswick Street Oval this week so I thought I'd start a 2021 season thread.
VAFA website fixture/ladder/results page
The Senior Men's & Women's sides will be competing in their respective VAFA Premier B grade...
They split from the Uni in 1997 and became the Fitzroy Reds. The merged with the Fitzroy Football Club at the end of 2008 and have operated as the 'Fitzroy Football Club Ltd incorporating Fitzroy Reds' since the 2009 season.
It's all explained in much more detail than anyone could ever need...
Here's a follow up article from The Age with what appears to me to be a pre-FFC merger pic of the Fitzroy Reds. Note the red shorts / all red socks and lack of hipsters on the hill in the background. It's been a while since we've hosted South Melbourne Districts at the BSO too.
Many is the bigfooty poster who's brought themselves undone posting after a few of the cordials.
I've seen a little backtracking from the council saying that meeting diversity & inclusion targets will lower the cost on clubs. I know that the clubs based out of the BSO would be better placed...
Thanks for starting this threat, beat us Fitzroy forum locals to it.
Here's links to some media articles about what's going on:
A very well written piece by local Richard Hinds.
Includes a clip of an interview with FFC President Joan Eddy.
As a football lover I'm concerned about the further desecration of the historic VFA and any negative effects removing the top clubs could have on the development of football in Queensland and New South Wales.
But as a Lions fan living in Victoria I'm really looking forward to the prospect of...
During lockdown I've collected FitzroyPete's "Fitzroy's Fabulous Century", Russell Holmsby's "The Death of Fitzroy" and Adam Muyt's "Maroon and Blue" does anyone have any other Fitzroy themed reading recommendations?
Fitzroy Football Club has just announced a new fundraising T-shirt being produced in collaboration with the excellent League Tees.
Visitors to this board may already be familiar with some of the other Fitzroy themed stuff that League Tees produce.
As far as I'm aware this is the first thing...
Well said 3KZ. It's refreshing to read a book that has a focus on the positives of Fitzroy's history.
Pete has done a hell of a research job and uncovered some really cool stuff that is well worth a read for anybody with an interest in Fitzroy's history.