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KEY FACTS

Official name
Northern Bullants Football Club

Known as
Northern Bullants

Nickname
Bullants (Blues 2012-2020)

Former name
Preston

Former name date
2000-01-01

Formed
1882

Colours
Red and white

Associated clubs
Carlton; Northern Bullants Reserves

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Football League (VFL) 1996–2024

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1903–1911, 1926–1995

Home Ground
Preston City Oval

VFA Premierships
Division One - 1968–9, 1983–4 (4 total); Division Two - 1963, 1965 (2 total)

Senior Premierships
VJFA -1900-1-2, 1921, 1923 (5 total)

Championships and Trophies
Liston Trophy - J.Blackman 1949; E. 'Ted' Henrys 1953; D.Telford 1968; L.Hill 1969 & 1971; R.Shaw 1973; G.Austen 1982; M.Burrows 1990 (7 winners/8 wins)

Postal Address
PO Box 231, Preston, VIC, 3072

Phone: (03) 9389 6292 

Email
admin@northernbluesfc.com.au

Website
northernbluesfc.com.au

Northern Bullants



"Having participated in the VFA for more than half a century before finally breaking through for a flag Preston had to wait just twelve months to repeat the accomplishment."

John Devaney looks back at the club formerly known as Preston.

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2024 Season (VFL) Fixture

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Northern Bullants' 2024 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Northern Bullants 1.04.25.36.6 42 LOST North Melbourne Reserves 4.66.810.1211.15 81 -39 ARD Mar 23 (Sat, 3:05) Scores
2 Northern Bullants       Bye        
3 H Northern Bullants 2.14.35.65.6 36 LOST Geelong Reserves 4.37.89.1112.17 89 -53 PRE Apr 14 (Sun, 2:05) Scores
4 A Northern Bullants 1.13.24.44.10 34 LOST Frankston 2.55.99.1511.19 85 -51 FRA Apr 19 (Fri, 7:35) Scores
5 A Northern Bullants        vs Sandringham          TBO Apr 27 (Sat, 2:05)  
6 H Northern Bullants        vs Port Melbourne          PRE May 4 (Sat, 2:05)  
7 H Northern Bullants        vs Collingwood Reserves          PRE May 11 (Sat, 2:05)  
8 H Northern Bullants        vs Southport          PRE May 18 (Sat, 12:05)  
9 A Northern Bullants        vs Sydney Reserves          TRM May 24 (Fri, 12:05)  
10 H Northern Bullants        vs Carlton Reserves          PRE Jun 2 (Sun, 2:00)  
11 Northern Bullants       Bye        
12 A Northern Bullants        vs Williamstown          WCG Jun 16 (Sun, 2:05)  
13 A Northern Bullants        vs Coburg          COB Jun 23 (Sun, 1:05)  
14 H Northern Bullants        vs Casey          TBC Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10)  
15 H Northern Bullants        vs Richmond Reserves          TBC Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 H Northern Bullants        vs Frankston          TBC Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 A Northern Bullants        vs Werribee          TBC Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 Northern Bullants       Bye        
19 H Northern Bullants        vs Essendon Reserves          TBC Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10)  
20 H Northern Bullants        vs Coburg          TBC Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10)  
21 A Northern Bullants        vs Port Melbourne          TBC Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

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