North Eastern Football League

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The North Eastern Football League is an Australian rules football competition based in the Mid North region of South Australia, Australia. It is an affiliated member of the South Australian National Football League. 8 teams are in the league. The most recent team to join the comp is the Southern Saints (Eudunda/Robertstown) who joined in 2010. Except the Eudunda Rosters were an original team in the NEFL. Only in 2010 'Robertstown "Roos" joined in with the NEFL.

Current clubs[edit]

Jumper Club Nickname NEFL premierships Premiership years[1]
Blyth/Snowtown Cats 4 2006-07, 2010, 2013
Brinkworth/Spalding/Redhill (BSR) Tigers 6 1988-89-90, 1993, 1999-2000
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Burra/Booborowie/Hallett (BBH) Rams 2 2009, 2011
Eudunda/Robertstown Southern Saints - -
Mintaro/Manoora Eagles 9 1969-70, 1975, 1977-78-79, 2004, 2008, 2012
North Clare Roosters 8 1980-81-82, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1997
Riverton/Saddleworth/Marrabel United (RSMU) Hawks 6 1998, 2001, 2003, 2014–15-16
South Clare Demons 7 1972-73, 1983, 1986, 1996, 2002, 2005

Brief history[edit]

The North Eastern Football League was formed in 1946. The founding clubs included Booborowie, Burra, Hallett, Leighton and Spalding.

Later on clubs included Clare Football Club (was split into North and South Clare in 1950), Stanley Flat Football Club, Brinkworth / Yacka Football Club, Gulnare / Redhill Football Club).

Prior to the 2010 Season, after much speculation, the Eudunda Football Club merged with the Robertstown Football Club from the recently defunct Mid Murray Football Association to become the Southern Saints.[2] So far, the merger has not been as promising as expected, with the senior side winless in 2010.

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