Tyne Tees Tigers

The Tyne Tees Tigers are an Australian rules football club in North East England,[2] England.

Tyne Tees Tigers
Names
Full nameTyne Tees Tigers
Australian Rules Football Club
Motto"Tigers"
Club details
Founded2012[1]
Colours  Black   Gold
CompetitionAFL Scotland
PresidentEngland Phil Martin
CoachAustralia Chris Rodger
Captain(s)England Anthony Brannigan
Ground(s)Broadway West, Gosforth "The Tigers Den"
Other information
Official websiteOfficial Website

The Tigers were founded in April 2012 from the remnants of the North East England league, which formerly comprised the Durham Saints, Gateshead Miners, Hartlepool Dockers, Middlesbrough Hawks, Newcastle Centurions and the Redcar Bombers.

The 2012 and 2013 seasons saw the Tigers playing as a social team in friendly matches and tournaments in and in 2014 the Tigers played their first competitive season having been voted in as a full member team of the AFLCNE.

In 2016 the Tigers found a new home in Gosforth Sports Association and triumphed against Merseyside Saints and Sheffield Thunder in the AFLCNE Plate competition to take their first League silverware. In 2017 the Tigers repeated this feat with a one sided victory over Merseyside Saints.

From 2018 the Tigers will be playing in the SARFL

Notable past players include Chris "Crafty" Medcraft, Tom Lally and Josh Tambakis

Tyne Tees Tigers ARFC
Senior list Rookie list Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coach


Legend:
  • (c) Captain(s)
  • (vc) Vice captain(s)

Updated: 28 October 2021
Source(s): [2], [3], [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ - Published by World Footy News
  2. ^ [1] – Active Newcastle. Published 16 August 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  • Charlie, Snedden. "Tyne Tees Tigers and Sky News Show Newcastle How To Play Football". Retrieved 23 September 2013.