Eastlake Football Club

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Canberra Demons
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Names
Full name Canberra Demons Football Club
Club details
Founded 1926; 91 years ago (1926)
Colours          
Competition North East Australian Football League
Coach Anthony Bourke
Ground(s) Manuka Oval
Training ground(s) Kingston Oval
Uniforms
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The Canberra Demons (Formally known as the Eastlake Football Club)[1] is a semi-professional Australian rules football club based in the inner-south of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory. The senior team competes in the North North East Australian Football League (NEAFL). It merged with Manuka Football Club in 1991.

In January 2016, the league announced that Eastlake would rebrand and now be known as Canberra-[2]

Former jumpers[edit]

Eastlake 1926–90
Eastlake 1991–

Eastlake Junior Demons[edit]

Canberra Demons Junior side still trade by the name of Eastlake. They have extensive junior teams playing in the AFL Canberra junior leagues. The Eastlake Junior Demons range from Auskick to Under 16's. Eastlake also set up a team in the southern Tuggeranong suburb of Calwell called the Calwell Swans. The Calwell Swans range from Auskick to Under 12's, then players can either continue to play for Calwell's mother club, Eastlake or play for one of the two Tuggeranong AFL teams (Bulldogs or Lions).

Notable players[edit]

. Jeremy Turner

Honours[edit]

Canberra (as Eastlake FC) have won AFL Canberra the second highest amounts of times (after Ainslie with 22 premierships). They have won AFL Canberra 19 times since joining the league in 1926.

  • AFL Canberra (19):
    • 1928, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1937, 1942, 1945, 1948, 1957, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1976, 1978, 2001

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Polkinghorne, David (15 January 2015). "Eastlake back Canberra Demons as ACT's only NEAFL team". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Polkinghorne, David (15 January 2015). "Eastlake back Canberra Demons as ACT's only NEAFL team". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 

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