United Football Club

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The United Football Club is an Australian rules football team in the Adelaide Plains Football League of South Australia. Their nickname is the Tigers and wear a black guernsey with a yellow sash.

History[edit]

In 1964 Dublin (debut 1904) and Long Plains (Debut 1940) merged to form United Football Club.

Dublin Football Club[edit]

The Dublin club was formed in the early 1900s and their first premiership was in 1911. The colours were red and blue. Other premierships were in 1922, 1928, 1931, 1932 and 1937. In about 1922 they united with Wild Horse Plains and Windsor. Dublin merged with Long Plains in 1964.

Long Plains Football Club[edit]

Football started in Long Plains in 1920. Long Plains Football Club was formed in 1940 and joined the Adelaide Plains Football League. Premierships were won in 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1954. Long Plains merged with Dublin in 1964.

Mail Medallists[edit]

  • 1969 - Tony Laintoll
  • 1970 - Tony Laintoll
  • 1973 - Lindsay Walker
  • 1987 - John Ellis
  • 1995 - Troy Wittwer
  • 2002 - Nathan Schubert
  • 2013 - Heath Pym

Premierships[edit]

A Grade[edit]

  • 1982
  • 1995
  • 2002

Reserves[edit]

  • 1988
  • 1999
  • 2005
  • 2007
  • 2013

Senior Colts[edit]

  • 1966
  • 1969
  • 1985
  • 1986
  • 2007

Junior Colts[edit]

  • 1980
  • 1984
  • 1985
  • 1987
  • 1992
  • 2005