Nightcliff Football Club

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Nightcliff
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Names
Full name Nightcliff Football Club
Club details
Founded 1950
Colours      Yellow and      Black
Competition Northern Territory Football League
President Costa Karaolias
Ground(s) Nightcliff Oval
Other information
Official website Nightcliff Football Club official website

The Nightcliff Football Club, nicknamed, Tigers, is a member club of the Northern Territory Football League, and is based in the Darwin suburb of Nightcliff.

History[edit]

The club was formed in 1950. It was formally known as Working & Housing.Michael McLean was coach in 2005/06. Steve Easton was coach for the 2006/2007 season.

Nightcliff Football Club has competed in the AFLNT competition in Darwin, Northern Territory since it entered as the Works & Housing team in 1950. The Home and Away season commences in October with Finals played in March the following year.

The Club has its own home ground at the Nightcliff Oval (BM Insurance Oval) situated adjacent to the Nightcliff Sports Club. Games are also played at Darwin's TIO Marrara Stadium and various other club home grounds. If you're interested in playing for Nightcliff, or becoming a member, contact our office with your details.

The Nightcliff Football Club was originally formed as Works and Housing Football Club in 1950 and competed in the 1950/51 NTFL season; the club was renamed Nightcliff Football Club in 1963/64.

In the early 70’s the football club established the Nightcliff Sports Club which is now an icon of the suburb and the football club is the proud senior affiliate of the Sports Club.

The football club runs teams in the Premier League, Division 1, Under 18’s, Under 16’s, Under 14’s and Under 12’s grades.

Football Exports[edit]

The club has produced many AFL players, including Collingwood and Brisbane Lions player Anthony Corrie and ex-Melbourne player, Liam Jurrah.

Young players Michael Gugliotta and Patrick Elliott have also gone on to play at high levels.

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