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KEY FACTS

Official name
Central District Football Club

Known as
Central District

Nickname
Bulldogs

Formed
1959 (B grade); 1964 (seniors)

Colours
Royal blue, red and white

Associated clubs
Central District Reserves; Central District U18s; Central District U16s; Central District WFC; Central District U14s

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1964–2024

Home Ground
Elizabeth Oval

SANFL Premierships
2000-1, 2003-4-5, 2007-8-9-10 (9 total)

Senior Premierships
Stanley H Lewis Memorial Trophy: 2001-2-3-4, 2007 (5 total); Foundation Cup/Living Health Cup (minor premiers): 1995-6, 2001-2-3-4-5, 2007, 2010-11 (10 total)

Most Games
308 - Peter Vivian (1969-1985)

Most Goals
475 - Rudi Mandemaker (1986-1992)

League Top Goalkickers
E.Vidovich (62) 1968; R.Mandemaker (93) 1989; D.Schell (74) 2004 & (81) 2005; Justin Hardy (58) 2012 (5 total)

Magarey Medalists
Gary Window 1965; John Duckworth 1979; John Platten 1984; Gilbert McAdam 1989; Paul Thomas 2004; Brad Symes 2012 (6 total)

Headquarters
Goodman Rd, Elizabeth, SA 5112

Postal Address
PO Box 10, Elizabeth 5112, SA

Phone: (08) 8255 2555 

Website
cdfc.com.au

Central District



"Astute recruiting over the summer months was to bear spectacular fruit in the 2000 season as the Bulldogs finally vanquished their premiership hoodoo in decisive, if not exactly spectacular, fashion ... It took them a few rounds to find their feet but once they did it became clear that the Bulldogs were going to prove extremely difficult to beat..." 

John Devaney looks at the emergence of the Bulldogs - from easybeats to 21st century powerhouse

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2024 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Central District's 2024 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Central District 3.26.510.714.9 93 WON North Adelaide 2.33.68.99.12 66 27 PRO Mar 29 (Fri, 1:40) Scores
2 H Central District 2.17.311.515.7 97 WON Adelaide Reserves 1.62.84.125.12 42 55 ELZ Apr 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
3 A Central District        vs South Adelaide          NOA Apr 20 (Sat, 1:10)  
4 H Central District        vs Woodville West Torrens          ELZ Apr 27 (Sat, 2:10)  
5 A Central District        vs West Adelaide          RIC May 4 (Sat, 2:10)  
6 H Central District        vs Sturt          ELZ May 11 (Sat, 2:10)  
7 H Central District        vs Norwood          ELZ May 25 (Sat, 2:10)  
8 A Central District        vs Glenelg          GLE Jun 1 (Sat, 2:30)  
9 A Central District        vs Woodville West Torrens          WOO Jun 8 (Sat, 2:10)  
10 H Central District        vs South Adelaide          ELZ Jun 15 (Sat, 1:10)  
11 Central District       Bye        
12 A Central District        vs Port Adelaide Magpies          ALB Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10)  
13 H Central District        vs Adelaide Reserves          ELZ Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
14 H Central District        vs West Adelaide          ELZ Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
15 A Central District        vs Norwood          NOR Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 H Central District        vs North Adelaide          ELZ Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 A Central District        vs Sturt          UNL Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 H Central District        vs Glenelg          ELZ Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10)  
19 H Central District        vs Port Adelaide Magpies          ELZ Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.