Ulverstone Football Club

The Ulverstone Football Club, nicknamed the Robins, is an Australian rules football club based in Ulverstone, Tasmania, Australia. The club fields three teams in the North West Football League and also fields two junior teams in the AFL Tasmania North West Competition.[1]

Ulverstone
Names
Full nameUlverstone Football Club
Nickname(s)Robins
Club song"We are the Red and Blacks"
Club details
Founded1888 (1888)
Colours         
CompetitionNTFL/NWFL
PresidentGreg Wing
CoachJustin Hays
Ground(s)Ulverstone Recreation Ground
Uniforms
Home
Other information
Official websiteufcrobins.com.au

History

  • Home ground – Ulverstone Recreation Ground
  • Established – 1888 as Leven Football Club
  • Playing colours – Red and black
  • Emblem – Robins
  • Club theme song – "We are the Red and Blacks" (Tune: "Lily of Laguna")
  • AffiliationsNWFA (1894–1909), NWFL (1909), NWFU (1910–1986), NTFL/NWFL (1987–present)

Premiership titles

NWFA Premierships

  • 1900, 1903, 1906.

NWFU Premierships

  • 1910, 1923, 1935, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1976, 1986.

NTFL/NWFL Premierships

  • 1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2009, 2017.

Tasmanian State Premierships

  • 1955, 1976.

Individual medal winners

Cheel Medal winners

Wright Medal winners

  • 1930 – Jim Brown

Wander Medal winners

  • 1951 – Jack Rough
  • 1955 – Arthur Hodgson
  • 1962 – Jock O'Brien
  • 1981 – John Murphy

Ovaltine Medal winners

  • 1993 – Reg Horton
  • 1996 – Nathan Howard

Pivot Medal winners

  • 1997 – Nathan Howard
  • 1999 – Simon Walmsley

Darrel Baldock Medal winners

  • 2001 – Scott Blair
  • 2010 - Justin Hays

Competition leading goalkickers

NWFU leading goalkickers

  • 1912 – J. Palliser (24)
  • 1925 – H. McDonald (47)
  • 1935 – M. Johnson (60)
  • 1946 – R. Stott (80)
  • 1951 – S. Walker (73)
  • 1964 – W. Pearce (65)
  • 1969 – K. Mahoney (79)

NTFL/NWFL leading goalkickers

  • 1997 – J. Auton (95)

Club records

Club record score

  • 44.28 (292) v Penguin 3.3 (21) in 1991

Club record games holder

  • Wayne Wing (369)

Club record match attendance

References

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