North West Football Union

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North West Football Union
Sport Australian rules football
Founded 1910
Ceased 1986; 31 years ago (1986)
Replaced by North West Football League
Country Australia
Most titles Burnie Dockers
Ulverstone Robins
(12 titles each)

The North West Football Union (NWFU) was an Australian rules football competition which ran from 1910 to 1986. In its time it was one of the three main leagues in Tasmania, with the Tasmanian Football League and Northern Tasmanian Football Association representing the rest of the state. Burnie, Latrobe and Ulverstone were the most successful clubs with 12 premierships each.

The league disbanded after the 1986 season after major clubs such as Cooee and Devonport defected to the TFL Statewide League. In 1987 the NWFU merged with the Northern Tasmanian Football Association (NTFA) to form the Northern Tasmanian Football League, which exists today as the North West Football League.

NWFU premierships[edit]

Winners by year[edit]