Morphettville Park Football Club

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Morphettville Park
Morphettville Park FC Logo.gif
Full name Morphettville Park Football Club
Nickname Roos
Sport Australian Rules Football
Founded 1958
League Southern Football League
Home ground Kellett Reserve
Colours Red, Gold
Anthem We're a Happy Team at Morphies
President Paul Sanders
Head coach Byron Murphy
Captain Scott Paterson

The Morphettville Park Football Club is an Australian rules football club first formed in 1958 and initial games were against sides who had forfeits or byes.[1] In 1959, they joined the Glenelg-South-West District Football Association A2 Division.

After winning the A2 Premiership in 1963, Morphettville Park were promoted to the A1 division where they remained until the competition, then known as the Southern Metropolitan Football League, folded at the end of the 1986 season. Morphettville Park transferred to the Southern Football League with the Marion and Plympton clubs in 1987 where they have remained since.

The Morphettville Park FC continues to field teams in Senior and Junior grades in the Southern Football League.

Morphettville Park FC has produced one Australian Football League (AFL) player, Tony McGuinness, formerly of Adelaide and Footscray.[2]

A-Grade Premierships[edit]

1963 Glenelg-South-West District Football Association A2
1990 Southern Football League Division 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club History". Morphettville Park Football Club. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "SFL to AFL". Southern Football League. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 

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Preceded by
Plympton
SFL Division 1 Premiers
1990
Succeeded by
Noarlunga