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    News Fitzroy's 2022 fixture

    Fitzroy's 2022 season fixture has been announced. Round 1 April 2nd - Fitzroy vs. Beaumaris, Brunswick Street Oval, 2 pm Round 2 April 9th - Ajax vs. Fitzroy, Princes Park Caulfield, 2 pm Round 3 April 25th - Fitzroy vs. Williamstown CYMS, Brunswick Street Oval, 2 pm. (This is a Monday Anzac...
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    News New Book - Merger: The Fitzroy Lions and the tragedy of 1996

    MERGER tells the story of the Fitzroy Football Club's 1996 season in the Australian Football League, a season made infamous by the club's merger with the Brisbane Bears. It was nothing short of the worst year ever experienced by a VFL/AFL club. This book recounts that devastating year, providing...
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    Adelaide Lions Team Board

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    Statement from Fitzroy Football Club President Joan Eddy

    To our Fitzroy Community It is with a heavy heart that I write tonight following the announcement from the VAFA that our 2020 season has been cancelled. We knew this was a very real...
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    News New Book - The Death of Fitzroy Football Club

    A new book that may reveal further light on the AFL machinations in 1996, in trying to effect mergers between traditional Melbourne based clubs is finally out after a delay. The Blurb: On 1 September, 1996, Fitzroy Football Club travelled to the...
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    Resource 1993 trades

    The 1993 off-season was a fairly devastating one for Fitzroy and saw us lose quite a few important players, which made it very difficult to be competitive from 1994 - 1996, when we left the AFL. The one sided trade with Richmond that is so often cited involving Jeff Hogg was in fact two trades...
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    Toast Interview with Bill Stephen on his 92nd birthday

    Interview on SEN with Bill Stephen who was born on April 1st 1928 and is 92 today. 162 senior games and 212 games as senior coacn of Fitzroy. Fitzroy's Best and Fairest twice and played for Victoria 14 games https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=608727
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    News Fitzroy Forever Operations Fund

    The Fitzroy Football Club has established an Operations Fund where donations will be used to support the day to day running of the Club. Fitzroy has connected with the Australian Sports Foundation, which allows all donations to the Fitzroy Forever Operations Fund to be fully tax deductible...
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    Podcast The Fitzroy Bulldogs

    For those Fitzroy supporters interested in the events of 1989 when we nearly became the Fitzroy Bulldogs a series of podcasts have been produced. The first two episodes are now available. 1. Introduction: The Fitzroy Bulldogs 2. Interview with Dennis Galimberti More episodes to come over the...
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    Official Club Stuff Adelaide LIONS 2019-2020 off-season

    Adelaide Lions 2019-2020 off-season
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    Fitzroy jumper to be worn this week by Brisbane Lions

    The Brisbane Lions will wear a Fitzroy jumper this weekend against Carlton featuring an iconic image of Bulldog silhouetted in front of the historic Brunswick Street Oval. Looks great!
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    New book - The Death of Fitzroy Football Club

    A new book that may reveal further light on the AFL machinations in 1996, in trying to effect mergers between traditional Melbourne based clubs. To be published in July. The Blurb: On 1 September, 1996, Fitzroy Football Club travelled to the hostile environs of Subiaco and lost by 86 points...
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    Official Club Stuff Adelaide Lions off-season

    Adelaide Lions off-season
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    When the Lions almost became Bulldogs - The Age

    An article in The Age today... It was sitting there wedged in the box, sliced between random papers, its black plastic binder half -broken, the transparent cover a window on what was inside and what might have been in football. Matt Rendell was working through the old box at home throwing...
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    Match Discussion Round 1 Fitzroy vs. Old Mentonians

    Round 1 of the 2018 season - Fitzroy vs.Old Mentonians at Brusnwick Street - Saturday April 7th. So begins the 2018 campaign to get back into Premier B in 2019. New Fitzroy captain Julian Turner will lead the side in 2018 wearing Paul Roos' famous No. 1 jumper for the Roys. Turner replaces...
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    News Brunswick St Bash

    The first-ever Brunswick Street Bash will played in Melbourne on Sunday 8 April. Past greats from Fitzroy and the Brisbane Lions will take to the field as part of the AFL 9s style round-robin tournament, hosted at the Brunswick Street Oval. The ex-players – who will be revealed over the coming...
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    Roos Laments Fitzroy's MCG exit

    Former Fitzroy champion Paul Roos has spoken about the final days of the Roys, and how their final outing in Victoria against Richmond still sticks in his memory. Full article here. Media here...
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    Round 10 teams

    Adelaide Lions Round 9 B: Jack Leslie (S) Harris Andrews (S), Jake Lever (S), HB: Darcy Byrne-Jones, Lachlan Plowman (S), Michael Hibberd, C: Hugh McCluggage, Clayton Oliver, Ryan Lester HF: Zak Jones, Cameron Pederson (G), Josh Hill, F: Jarryd Blair, Todd Elton (G), Jade Gresham, R: Tom...
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    Round 6 teams

    Adelaide Lions Round 6 B: Michael Hibberd (S), Tom Barrass (S), Jake Lever (S) HB: Darcy Byrne-Jones, Lachlan Plowman (S), Sharrod Wellingham C: Chris Masten, Clayton Oliver, Harry Cunningham HF: Zak Jones, Todd Elton (G), Ryan Lester F: Josh Hill, Aaron Black (G), Jade Gresham R: Tom Campbell...
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    Round 5 teams

    Adelaide Lions Round 5 B: Lachlan Plowman (S), Tom Barrass (S), Jake Lever (S) HB: Darcy Byrne-Jones, Harris Andrews (S), Sharrod Wellingham C: Chris Masten, Clayton Oliver, Harry Cunningham HF: Zak Jones, Todd Elton (G), Ryan Lester F: Josh Hill, Aaron Black (G), Jade Gresham R: Tom Campbell...