Darwin Football Club

The Darwin Football Club, nicknamed, Buffaloes, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the Northern Territory Football League. It is the third oldest football club in the Northern Territory. Darwin has won the second most premierships in the NTFL competition. It has produced a large number of Australian Footballers who went on to play professionally in the Australian Football League.

Darwin
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Names
Full nameDarwin Football Club
2021-22 season
After finalsDNQ
Home-and-away season6th
Club details
Founded1916; 107 years ago (1916)
Colours   
CompetitionNorthern Territory Football League
PresidentShaun Pearce
Captain(s)Jarrod Stokes
PremiershipsNTFL (23): 1921/22, 1924/25, 1925/26, 1926/27, 1931/32, 1933/34, 1934/35, 1935/36, 1948/49, 1949/50, 1950/51, 1951/52, 1962/63, 1963/64, 1967/68, 1968/69, 1969/70, 1970/71, 1972/73, 1975/76, 1979/80, 1988/89, 2005/06
Ground(s)TIO Stadium
Uniforms
Home
Other information
Official websitehttp://darwinbuffaloes.com.au

Club achievementsEdit

Club achievements
Competition Level Num. Year won
Northern Territory Football League Premiers 23 1921/22, 1924/25, 1925/26, 1926/27,
1931/32, 1933/34, 1934/35, 1935/36,
1948/49, 1949/50, 1950/51, 1951/52,
1962/63, 1963/64, 1967/68, 1968/69,
1969/70, 1970/71, 1972/73, 1975/76,
1979/80, 1988/89, 2005/06
Runners Up 30 1919/20, 1929/30, 1930/31, 1932/33,
1936/37, 1937/38, 1938/39, 1940/41,
1946/47, 1947/48, 1952/53, 1953/54,
1954/55, 1956/57, 1958/59, 1959/60,
1961/62, 1964/65, 1966/67, 1971/72,
1983/84, 1986/87, 1987/88, 1989/90,
1990/91, 1991/92, 1993/94, 1994/95,
2000/01, 2017/18
Minor Premiers 17*
  • Note: These results only show
    from after 1946. Stats before
    that year are still on search.

1947/48, 1948/49, 1949/50, 1950/51,
1951/52, 1953/54, 1962/63, 1963/64,
1964/65, 1967/68, 1968/69, 1970/71,
1971/72, 1972/73, 1975/76, 1979/80,
1993/94

Wooden Spoons 16 1916/17, 1917/18, 1918/19, 1920/21,
1922/23, 1923/24, 1927/28, 1928/29,
1960/61, 1996/97, 2006/07, 2008/09,
2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14

HistoryEdit

The club was formed in 1916. They've been known as Warriors in 1917, Vestey’s in 1918, Buffaloes in 1926, Darwin in 1963 and eventually the Darwin Buffaloes in 2010.

The Buffaloes Premier League Men have won 23 titles in the competition. Their most recent win was in the 2005/06 NTFL Grand Final.

The Buffaloes (Buffettes) Premier League Women won the 2016/17 & 2021/22 NTFL Grand Finals.

The club has produced AFL players including Matthew Whelan, Andrew McLeod, Matthew Ahmat, Robert Ahmat, Matthew Campbell, Darryl White, Matthew Whelan, Cameron Stokes, Joe Anderson, Jed Anderson and Malcolm Rosas Jr.

External linksEdit