Fitzroy FC

The Roy Boys: a short history

John Harms is called down to his local ground by some students from Salesian College to tell a few stories of the club and its magnificent oval.

VAFA – B Section: Fitzroy v St Kevins

Our man in maroon, Phil Hill, reports on the Royboys game against St Kevins on the weekend. Injuries have cruelled this season, but they will be going forward in the future.

Lions old and new

Rees Quilford spends a day watching the Lions: midday at Brunswick Street Oval; afternoon at the MCG. Enjoy these terrific observations from an old Royboy.

VAFA – Fitzroy v Ivanhoe: Life Wasn’t Meant to be Easy

Phil Hill’s Royboys discover that “life wasn’t meant to be easy” by losing to bottom team Ivanhoe.

VAFA – Premier B: Fitzroy v AJAX

Phil Hill sees his Royboys dust up the opposition by over a hundred points. There is no historical precedent for a double fish and chips victory.

Fitzroy v the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

On a windy day at Central Reserve, the Roy Boys obturate a late Mazenod fight back in one of their best performances of the year. [Ed’s note – nope, I didn’t know ‘obturate’ was a word, either. Thanks, Phil!]

Jack Clancy: man of substance

Ray Wilson’s tribute to Jack Clancy who was involved with the Melbourne Uni Blacks for six decades. Jack Clancy, Ray says, had a profound influence on so many people.

VAFA B section -Fitzroy v St Kevins: Jim Bob wins the day

The ammos started in Melbourne on Saturday. Superb conditions, and teams itching to run around in the sun on the perfect grass. Fitzroy went in underdogs against St Kevins. [Includes a nice tribute to a journeyman ruckman – Ed]

VAFA – Premier B: Radetzky and the Roys March over Ajax

How did Fitzroy run over Ajax? Phil Hill has a theory.

VAFA B Section – Parkdale v Fitzroy: Maintain Your B Grade.

Phil Hill looks over Fitzroy’s season in B Section and their win against the Vultures.