2012 TSL season

The 2012 AFL Tasmania TSL premiership season is a current Australian Rules Football competition staged across Tasmania, Australian over eighteen roster rounds plus one Regional round and six finals series matches between 31 March and 22 September 2012.

2012 Tasmanian State League Season
General Information
Founded 8 December 2008 in Hobart, Australia
Previous Names Nil
TSL General Manager Mr Shaun Young
Participating Clubs Burnie Dockers
Clarence Kangaroos
Devonport Magpies
Glenorchy Magpies
Hobart Tigers
Lauderdale Bombers
Launceston Blues
North Hobart Demons
North Launceston Bombers
South Launceston Bulldogs
Stadiums Blundstone Arena
Aurora Stadium
North Hobart Oval
KGV Football Park
TCA Ground
Devonport Oval
West Park Oval
Youngtown Memorial Ground
Lauderdale Sports Ground
Windsor Park
2012 Tasmanian State League Season.
Premiers Burnie 16.14 (110) v Launceston 9.8 (62)
Grand Final attendance 5,569 at Aurora Stadium
Total Roster Series attendance Not Available
Total Finals Series attendance 17,506 for 6 matches at 2,917
Total aggregate attendance Not Available

The League is known as the Wrest Point Tasmanian State League under a commercial naming-rights sponsorship agreement with Wrest Point Casino in Hobart and Federal Group.

Participating ClubsEdit

2012 TSL Club CoachesEdit

  • Brent Plant (Burnie)
  • Matthew Drury (Clarence)
  • Glen Lutwyche (Devonport)
  • Ben Beams (Glenorchy)
  • {Anthony McConnon (Hobart)
  • Darren Winter (Lauderdale)
  • Anthony Taylor (Launceston)
  • Lance Spaulding (North Hobart)
  • Zane Littlejohn (North Launceston)
  • Mitch Thorp (South Launceston)

Current Leading Goalkickers: Tasmanian State LeagueEdit

  • Mitchell Williamson (Clarence) - 83
  • Adam Derbyshire (Launceston) - 71
  • Trent Standen (Clarence) - 50
  • Jaye Bowden (Glenorchy) - 48
  • Michael Cassidy (Lauderdale) - 46
  • Aaron McNab (Devonport) - 45

Medal WinnersEdit

  • Jaye Bowden (Glenorchy) - Tassie Medal (TSL Seniors)
  • Joe Edwards (Lauderdale) - Eade Medal (TSL Colts)
  • Jason Laycock (Burnie) - Darrel Baldock Medal (Best player in TSL Grand Final)
  • Mitchell Williamson (Clarence) - Hudson Medal (TSL Leading Goalkicker)
  • Aaron McNab (Devonport) - TSL Rookie of the Year.

TSL Colts Grand FinalEdit

Interstate MatchesEdit

Interstate Match (Saturday, 26 May 2012)

2012 Foxtel CupEdit

(Saturday, 31 March 2012) -

Note: This match was played as a curtain-raiser to the Gold Coast Suns v Adelaide Crows AFL fixture which drew an attendance of 12,790.

(Saturday, 14 April 2012)

Note: This match was played as a curtain-raiser to the St Kilda v Western Bulldogs AFL fixture which drew an attendance of 28,971.

2012 Tasmanian State League LadderEdit

Team Played Won Lost Draw For Against Percentage Points
Burnie 18 16 2 0 2034 1056 192.61% 64
Clarence 18 14 4 0 1964 1254 156.62% 56
Launceston 18 14 4 0 1641 1261 130.13% 56
Lauderdale 18 14 4 0 1726 1343 128.52% 56
Glenorchy 18 11 7 0 1650 1256 131.37% 44
North Hobart 18 7 11 0 1428 1573 90.78% 28
South Launceston 18 6 12 0 1311 1468 89.30% 24
North Launceston 18 6 12 0 1334 1565 85.29% 24
Devonport 18 2 16 0 1288 2088 61.69% 8
Hobart 18 0 18 0 778 2290 33.97% 0

Regional Season OpenersEdit

(Saturday, 31 March 2012)

Round 1Edit

(Wednesday, 4 April & Friday, 6 April 2012)

Round 2Edit

(Friday, 13 April & Saturday, 14 April 2012)

Round 3Edit

(Friday, 20 April & Saturday, 21 April 2012)

Round 4Edit

(Saturday, 28 April & Sunday, 29 April 2012)

Round 5Edit

(Saturday, 5 May & Sunday, 6 May 2012)

Round 6Edit

(Saturday, 12 May 2012)

Round 7Edit

(Saturday, 19 May & Sunday, 20 May 2012)

Round 8Edit

(Saturday, 2 June & Sunday, 3 June 2012)

Round 9Edit

(Friday, 8 June. Saturday, 9 June & Sunday, 10 June 2012)

Round 10Edit

(Saturday, 16 June & Sunday, 17 June 2012)

Round 11Edit

(Saturday, 23 June 2012)

Round 12 AEdit

(Saturday, 30 June & Sunday, 1 July 2012)

Note: Burnie wore Black and Gold playing colours to honour the 1962 Burnie Tigers NWFU premiership team.

Round 12 BEdit

(Sunday, 8 July 2012)

  • Burnie 19.16 (130) v Sth Launceston 11.9 (75) - Youngtown Memorial Ground
  • Bye: Clarence, Lauderdale, Launceston, Glenorchy, Nth Hobart, Nth Launceston, Devonport & Hobart.

Round 13Edit

(Saturday, 14 July & Sunday, 15 July 2012)

Round 14Edit

(Friday, 20 July. Saturday, 21 July & Sunday 22 July 2012)

Round 15 AEdit

(Saturday, 26 July & Monday, 28 July 2012)

  • Sth Launceston 18.16 (124) v Hobart 6.6 (42) - TCA Ground
  • Glenorchy 14.14 (98) v Clarence 10.10 (70) - KGV Football Park (Monday Night)

Round 15 BEdit

(Saturday, 4 August 2012)

Round 16Edit

(Saturday, 11 August 2012)

Round 17Edit

(Saturday, 18 August & Sunday, 19 August 2012)

Round 18Edit

(Saturday, 25 August 2012)

Elimination FinalEdit

(Saturday, 1 September 2012)

  • Lauderdale: 3.1 (19) | 6.2 (38) | 10.3 (63) | 14.8 (92)
  • Glenorchy: 6.0 (36) | 9.3 (57) | 13.5 (83) | 13.5 (83)
  • Attendance: 3,172 at North Hobart Oval (Double-Header)

Qualifying FinalEdit

(Saturday, 1 September 2012)

  • Launceston: 5.0 (30) | 6.3 (39) | 12.3 (75) | 18.9 (117)
  • Clarence: 1.4 (10) | 4.7 (31) | 6.10 (46) | 8.16 (64)
  • Attendance: 3,172 at North Hobart Oval (Double-Header)

First Semi FinalEdit

(Sunday, 9 September 2012)

  • Clarence: 4.2 (26) | 7.8 (50) | 10.8 (68) | 16.11 (107)
  • Lauderdale: 6.4 (40) | 10.6 (66) | 12.7 (79) | 14.8 (92)
  • Attendance: 2,174 at North Hobart Oval

Second Semi FinalEdit

(Sunday, 9 September 2012)

  • Burnie: 5.4 (34) | 6.5 (41) | 15.9 (99) | 17.10 (112)
  • Launceston: 1.0 (6) | 4.6 (30) | 5.6 (36) | 9.13 (67)
  • Attendance: 1,692 at West Park Oval

Preliminary FinalEdit

(Saturday, 15 September 2012)

  • Launceston: 2.4 (16) | 4.10 (34) | 5.12 (42) | 9.14 (68)
  • Clarence: 1.1 (7) | 3.2 (20) | 7.8 (50) | 8.12 (60)
  • Attendance: 1,727 at Aurora Stadium (Night)

Grand FinalEdit

(Sunday, 22 September 2012)

  • Burnie: 3.5 (23) | 8.9 (57) | 13.11 (89) | 16.14 (110)
  • Launceston: 2.3 (15) | 3.4 (22) | 4.6 (30) | 9.8 (62)
  • Attendance: 5,569 at Aurora Stadium

ReferencesEdit