Port Noarlunga Football Club

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Port Noarlunga
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Names
Full namePort Noarlunga Football Club
Nickname(s)Cockle Divers
Club song"We're A Mighty Mob of Footballers"
Club details
Founded1935; 88 years ago (1935)
Colours   
CompetitionSouthern Football League
PresidentSam Denton
Premierships4: 1965, 1973, 1985, 1997
Ground(s)Port Noarlunga Oval,
Port Noarlunga South
Uniforms
Home
Other information
Official websitepnfc.org.au

The Port Noarlunga Football Club is an Australian rules football club first formed in 1935. Port Noarlunga initially played a four-season stint in the Glenelg District Football Association before going into recess.

A revived Port Noarlunga club joined the Southern Football Association in 1947 where they have remained since. The Port Noarlunga FC continues to field teams in Senior and Junior grades in the Southern Football League.

Port Noarlunga FC has produced one Australian Football League (AFL) player, Ryan Fitzgerald, formerly of the Adelaide and Sydney clubs.[1]

A-Grade PremiershipsEdit

Greatest SFL TeamEdit

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Southern Football League, each club was asked to name their "Greatest Team" whilst participating in the SFL.[2][3]

Port Noarlunga Football Club's Greatest Team 1947-2010
B: Paul Sparre Travis Tedmanson Stewart Dyson
HB: Nick Manhood Chris Veide Dennis Osborn
C: Gary Beasley Gary Davenport Paul Vaughan
HF: Phil McKay Ryan Fitzgerald Brett Mannion
F: Doug Modra Michael Saunders Ashley Burt
Foll: Bernie Veide Mick Fitzgerald Roger Rigney
Int: John Goldfinch Noel Hill Luke Berry
Coach: Mick Fitzgerald

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SFL to AFL". Southern Football League. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  2. ^ Brook-Reed, Kendal (27 July 2011). "Champions Beyond Footy". Southern Times Messenger.
  3. ^ Whitford, Jane (3 August 2011). "Clubs Honour Their Very Best on Ground". Southern Times Messenger.

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Preceded by SFL Division 1 Premiers
1965
1973
1985
1997
Succeeded by