New Norfolk District Football Club

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New Norfolk
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Full name New Norfolk District Football Club
Nickname Eagles
Sport Australian rules football
Founded 1878
League Southern Football League
Home ground Boyer Oval
Anthem "We Are The Mighty Eagle Team!"
(Tune: "Road To Gundagai")
President Adrian Graham
Head coach Jon Murray
Captain Mark Horne & Zeb Graham
2013 (SFL) 1st

The New Norfolk District Football Club, nicknamed the Eagles, is an Australian rules football club currently playing in the Southern Football League, in Tasmania, Australia.

Origins[edit]

Entry to Southern District Football Association

  • 1934

Entry to TANFL/TFL

  • 1947

Entry to Southern Football League

  • 2000

TANFL/TFL Statewide League premierships

  • 1968, 1982

TANFL/TFL Statewide League runners up

  • 1959, 1964, 1970, 1972, 1981, 1983, 1994

SFL premierships

  • 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

SFL runner up

  • 2000, 2004, 2011

State premierships

  • 1968

TANFL/TFL Statewide League leading goalkickers

SFL leading goalkickers

  • 2003 – Matthew Smith – 67
  • 2005 – Sean Salter – 72

William Leitch Medallists
(Best and fairest player – TFL and SFL premier senior football)

  • 1948 – Jim Brown
  • 1952 – Cliff Busch
  • 1954 – Bruce Roe
  • 1955 – Rex Garwood
  • 1958 – Rex Garwood
  • 1961 – Roger Browning
  • 1962 – Roger Browning
  • 1972 – Ricky Graham
  • 1974 – Tony Browning
  • 1981 – Robbie Dykes
  • 1985 – Graham Hunnibell
  • 1990 – Ricky Hanlon
  • 1993 – Rene Peters
  • 2004 – Brock Ackerley and Roger Belcher (tied)
  • 2007 – Brad Carver
  • 2009 – Roger Belcher
  • 2011 – Nathan Ross
  • 2012 – Michael Thompson
  • 2013 – Nathan Ross

Darrel Baldock Medallists
(Best player afield – TFL Statewide League Grand Final)

  • 1994 – Jason Wilton

Lefroy Medallists
(Best Player Afield – Interstate Football)

Weller Arnold Medallists

George Watt Medallists
(Best and fairest player – TFL Reserves Football)

  • 1953 – T. Maddox
  • 1964 – Ken Latham
  • 1965 – Ken Latham
  • 1967 – Robert Wilton
  • 1970 – L. Barratt
  • 1973 – G. Richardson
  • 1974 – R. Wylie
  • 1979 – N. Bester
  • 1983 – Steven Sutton
  • 1986 – Robbie Crane
  • 1991 – Brendan Skelly
  • 1992 – Justin Rainbird
  • 1993 – Adrian Jeffries

Vic Geard Medallists
(Best and fairest Player – TFL thirds football)

  • 1976 – Steven Sutton
  • 1977 – Dan Munnings
  • 1986 – Jason Taylor
  • 1988 – Steven Byers
  • 1995 – Ricky Braslin

Doug Plaister Medallists
(Best and fairest player – TFL fourths football)

  • 1975 – P. Jarvis
  • 1980 – L. Brooks
  • 1981 – Mark Hall
  • 1982 – Mark Hall
  • 1983 – Michael Eiszele
  • 1984 – Jason Taylor
  • 1988 – Paul Banks-Smith
  • 1989 – Paul Barrow
  • 1991 – J. Cooley
  • 1993 – Ricky Braslin
  • 1994 – D. Triffitt
  • 1995 – Craig Haremza and D. Triffitt

Club record games holder

  • 344 – Michael Eiszele

Club record senior games

  • 266 - Roger Belcher (still playing)
  • 264 – Chris Sproule (retired)
  • 254 – Hedley Thompson (retired)

Club record reserves games

  • 180 – Dean King

All-Australians

Club record home attendance

  • 4,710 v Clarence at Boyer Oval on 25 April 1964 in the TFL

An unofficial crowd just short of 5,000 was reported to have attended a home match against Huonville at Boyer Oval on 16 June 2012 in the Southern Football League.[1]

Club record finals attendance

Club record score

  • SFL 40.25 (265) v Brighton 6.4 (40) on 26 April 2009 at Boyer Oval.[2]

Most goals in a match by one player

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Smith, Adam (17 June 2012). "Brendan Fevola sends record books tumbling at Boyer Oval". Herald Sun. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Sporting Pulse NNDFC Record Retrieved on 2009-09-12.

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