Newman National Football League

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Newman National Football League
Sport Australian rules football
Inaugural season 1972
No. of teams 4
Most recent champion(s) Saints
Official website www.nnfl.sportingpulse.net

The Newman National Football League, name after the mining centre of Newman, Western Australia, is an Australian rules football competition based in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

The league was founded in 1972 with thee clubs, Centrals, Saints and Tigers. in 1975 a fourth club Pioneers joined the competition.


The league is affiliated with the West Australian Football Commission[1] through the Western Australian Country Football League. Saints are the current premiers[2]

NNFL Awards[edit]

Sir Ian McLennan Medallist Club Year Leading goalkicker Goals Club
Bill Knox Centrals 1972 Wally (Bell) Kowalczuk 28 Tigers
Ron Willison Saints 1973 Wally Kowalczuk Centrals
Bill Knox Centrals 1974 Rennie Zammit Centrals
Peter Sattell Centrals 1975 Roy Litherland Saints
Ron Willison Saints 1976 Wayne Reynolds Centrals
Wayne Reynolds Centrals 1977 Kelvin Payne Saints
Phil Noble Saints 1978 Callen Saints
Phil Noble Saints 1979 Phil Taylor 37 Pioneers
Dave Fulton Saints 1980
Phil Noble Saints 1981
Peter Gregory Saints 1982
Jim Gardiner Centrals 1983
Peter Gregory Saints 1984
Alan Whyborn Pioneers 1985
Jim Gardiner Centrals 1986
Ian Crawford Tigers 1987
Jim Gardiner Centrals 1988
Peter Walker Saints 1989
Greg Haines Tigers 1990
R. Studham Tigers 1991
Ian Wolfenden Saints 1992
Ian Wolfenden Saints 1993
Peter Kay
Steve Cooper
Tigers
Centrals
1994
Steve Cooper
Neil Clark
Centrals
Saints
1995
Brett Austin Tigers 1996
Brian Dhu Saints 1997
Jay Jay Abbott Saints 1998 Brett Austin Tigers
Mark Austin Tigers 1999 Dave Cocodis Pioneers
Jay Jay Abbott Saints 2000 P. Pirrottina Pioneers
Nathan Lawyer Pioneers 2001 Neil Clark Saints
Evan Carroll Tigers 2002 Scott Parke Tigers
Justin Williams Pioneers 2003 Scott Parke 31 Tigers
Joel Yates Centrals 2004 Greg Councillor 64 Saints
Mark Lindon Saints 2005 Daniel Large 36 Saints
Morgan Tucker Saints 2006 Scott Parke 63 Tigers
Dean Carroll Tigers 2007 Owen Walpole 56 Tigers
Brian McKendry Tigers 2008 Paul Johnston 46 Tigers
Evan Carroll Tigers 2009 Paul Johnston 50 Tigers
Rob Ryan Tigers 2010 Aydan Hoyer 48 Centrals
Terrence Gilla Pioneers 2011 Mark Taranto 35 Pioneers
Ralph Mongoo Pioneers 2012 Brett Norton 84 Centrals

2009 Ladder[edit]

Newman Wins Byes Losses Draws For Against % Pts
Tigers 12 0 3 0 1805 878 205.58% 48
Centrals 12 0 3 0 1712 1060 161.51% 48
Pioneers 4 0 11 0 1203 1656 72.64% 16
Saints 2 0 13 0 819 1945 42.11% 8

FINALS

Final Team G B Pts Team G B Pts
Preliminary Centrals 18 5 113 Pioneers 11 13 79
Grand Tigers 13 12 90 Centrals 9 16 70


2010 Ladder[edit]

Newman Wins Byes Losses Draws For Against % Pts
Centrals 15 0 0 0 1998 714 279.83% 60
Saints 7 0 8 0 1169 1241 94.20% 28
Tigers 6 0 9 0 1110 1074 103.35% 24
Pioneers 2 0 13 0 610 1858 32.83% 8

FINALS

Final Team G B Pts Team G B Pts
Preliminary Tigers 9 15 69 Saints 9 4 58
Grand Centrals 10 14 74 Tigers 10 9 69

2011 Ladder[edit]

Newman Wins Byes Losses Draws For Against % Pts
Tigers 9 0 5 1 1364 1077 126.65% 38
Pioneers 7 0 8 0 1324 1268 104.42% 28
Centrals 7 0 8 0 1168 1365 85.57% 28
Saints 6 0 8 1 1048 1194 87.77% 26

FINALS

Final Team G B Pts Team G B Pts
Preliminary Pioneers 20 16 136 Centrals 11 11 77
Grand Tigers 17 15 117 Pioneers 14 13 97

2012 Ladder[edit]

Newman Wins Byes Losses Draws For Against % Pts
Centrals 12 0 3 0 1952 928 210.34% 48
Saints 9 0 6 0 1501 1137 132.01% 36
Tigers 9 0 6 0 1317 1143 115.22% 36
Pioneers 0 0 15 0 557 2119 26.29% 0

FINALS

Final Team G B Pts Team G B Pts
Preliminary Saints 12 6 78 Tigers 10 15 75
Grand Centrals 17 19 121 Saints 10 7 67

Additional Reading[edit]

  • A Way of Life - The Story of country football in Western Australia - Alan East

www.nnfl.sportingpulse.net

References[edit]

  1. ^ Affiliated Leagues West Australian Football Commission website, accessed: 20 December 2011
  2. ^ Newman NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE www.australianrulesfootball.com.au, accessed: 20 December 2011

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