Nightcliff Football Club
|Full name||Nightcliff Football Club|
|Competition||Northern Territory Football League|
|Premierships||NTFL (4): 1956/57, 1960/61, 1964/65, 2018/19|
|Northern Territory Football League||Premiers||4||1956/57, 1960/61, 1964/65, 2018/19|
|Runners Up||8||1957/58, 1965/66, 1973/74, 1978/79, 1985/86, |
2001/02, 2003/04, 2011/12
|Minor Premiers||9||1956/57, 1957/58, 1961/62, 1973/74, 1974/75*,|
1978/79, 2003/04, 2011/12, 2018/19
|Wooden Spoons||5||1950/51, 1952/53, 1992/93, 1995/96, 2010/11|
- note: Nightcliff finished on top in the 1974/75 season after when it got cancelled after Round 11.
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 2006/07 season.
Nightcliff Football Club has competed in the NTFL 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.
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-1970s 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, Under 16, Under 14 and Under 12 grades.
Oh we’re from Tigerland
A fighting fury we’re from Tigerland
In any weather you will see us with a grin, Risking head and shin
If we’re behind, then never mind we’ll fight and fight and win
Oh where from Tigerland
We never weaken til the final sirens gone
Like the tiger of old, we’re strong and we’re bold
Oh we’re from Tiger
-YELLOW AND BLACK-
We’re from Tigerland
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