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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) 2009–2022, 1921–2000

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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1997 Season (TFL) Fixture

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Glenorchy's 1997 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Glenorchy 14.15 99 WON North Hobart 7.8 50 49 KGV Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Glenorchy 10.12 72 WON North Launceston 10.11 71 1 YOR Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Glenorchy 21.30 156 WON Hobart 6.3 39 117 KGV Apr 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Glenorchy 12.11 83 LOST New Norfolk 12.13 85 -2 BOY May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Glenorchy 20.15 135 WON Sandy Bay 5.12 42 93 KGV May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Glenorchy 13.22 100 WON South Launceston 5.10 40 60 YOR May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Glenorchy 15.14 104 WON Clarence 10.16 76 28 KGV May 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Glenorchy 15.6 96 LOST Burnie Dockers 21.12 138 -42 WBO May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 Glenorchy       Bye        
10 H Glenorchy 13.10 88 WON Launceston 10.12 72 16 KGV Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Glenorchy 9.6 60 LOST Devonport 13.17 95 -35 DEV Jun 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 A Glenorchy 19.16 130 WON North Hobart 14.8 92 38 NHO Jun 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Glenorchy 18.17 125 WON North Launceston 10.11 71 54 KGV Jul 5 (Sat, 2:01) Scores
14 H Glenorchy 19.26 140 WON Hobart 9.1 55 85 NHO Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 Glenorchy       Bye        
16 A Glenorchy 21.13 139 WON Sandy Bay 5.8 38 101 QBO Jul 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Glenorchy 15.8 98 WON South Launceston 6.12 48 50 KGV Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Glenorchy 9.17 71 LOST Clarence 15.8 98 -27 BEL Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Glenorchy 2.9 21 LOST Burnie Dockers 9.15 69 -48 KGV Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Glenorchy 14.10 94 WON Devonport 9.8 62 32 KGV Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF H Glenorchy 5.412.416.922.11 143 WON New Norfolk 0.43.57.512.9 81 62 NHO Aug 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
1SF A Glenorchy 2.35.414.522.9 141 WON Devonport 2.33.76.97.11 53 88 DEV Sep 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
PF A Glenorchy 1.26.57.710.9 69 LOST Clarence 5.48.811.1015.15 105 -36 NHO Sep 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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