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KEY FACTS

Official name
Glenorchy District Football Club

Known as
Glenorchy

Nickname
Magpies

Former name
New Town

Former name date
1957-01-01

Formed
1919 (as New Town); name changed in 1957 following a merger with Glenorchy

Colours
Black and white (originally green and gold)

Associated clubs
Glenorchy Reserves; Glenorchy WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Tasmanian State League (TSL) 1921–2000, 2009–2024

Affiliation (Historical)
Southern Football League (SFL (TAS)) 2001–2008

Home Ground
KGV Oval

Senior Premierships
TFL - 1935, 1948-9, 1951, 1953, 1955-6, 1958, 1965, 1975, 1983, 1985-6, 1999 (14 total); Southern Football League - 2007-8 (2 total); TSL - 2016 (1 total); Tasmanian State Premierships - 1948, 1956, 1958, 1965, 1975 (5 total)

Most Games
312 by Kevin Baker

Headquarters
1A Anfield Street, Glenorchy, TAS 7010

Postal Address
PO Box 156, Glenorchy, TAS, 7010

Website
glenorchymagpies.org.au

Glenorchy



The big news prior to the start of the 1975 season was the appointment of Tasmania’s and one of Australia’s greatest ever goalkickers, Peter Hudson, as senior coach. Hudson was to have a pronounced impact on the team’s fortunes, both as coach and player.

John Devaney looks back at the long history of the Glenorchy Football Club.

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2024 Season (TSL) Fixture

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Glenorchy's 2024 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Glenorchy       Bye        
2 A Glenorchy 3.38.511.713.8 86 WON North Hobart 2.45.56.811.10 76 10 NHO Apr 6 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
3 H Glenorchy 4.3 27 LOST Lauderdale 17.13 115 -88 KGV Apr 13 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
4 A Glenorchy 2.12.36.37.5 47 LOST North Launceston 2.24.511.716.14 110 -63 YOR Apr 20 (Sat, 1:00) Scores
5 H Glenorchy        vs Kingborough          KGV Apr 25 (Thu, 2:30)  
6 A Glenorchy        vs Clarence          BEL May 4 (Sat, 2:00)  
7 H Glenorchy        vs Launceston          KGV May 11 (Sat, 2:00)  
8 Glenorchy       Bye        
9 A Glenorchy        vs North Hobart          NHO May 25 (Sat, 2:00)  
10 A Glenorchy        vs Lauderdale          LAU Jun 1 (Sat, 2:00)  
11 H Glenorchy        vs North Launceston          KGV Jun 8 (Sat, 2:00)  
12 A Glenorchy        vs Kingborough          KTO Jun 15 (Sat, 2:00)  
13 H Glenorchy        vs Clarence          KGV Jun 29 (Sat, 2:00)  
14 A Glenorchy        vs Launceston          WIN Jul 6 (Sat, 2:00)  
15 Glenorchy       Bye        
16 H Glenorchy        vs North Hobart          KGV Jul 27 (Sat, 2:00)  
17 A Glenorchy        vs Lauderdale          LAU Aug 3 (Sat, 2:00)  
18 A Glenorchy        vs North Launceston          YOR Aug 10 (Sat, 1:00)  
19 H Glenorchy        vs Kingborough          KGV Aug 17 (Sat, 2:00)  
20 H Glenorchy        vs Clarence          KGV Aug 24 (Sat, 2:00)  
21 H Glenorchy        vs Launceston          KGV Aug 31 (Sat, 2:00)  
 

Footnotes

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