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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

CEO
K. E. Grant

President
N. Russell

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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1981 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Central District's 1981 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Central District 4.210.412.717.11 113 LOST West Torrens 6.311.516.820.9 129 -16 THB Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Central District 2.62.96.99.9 63 LOST North Adelaide 4.77.1111.1614.23 107 -44 ELZ Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Central District 3.25.810.1015.13 103 WON Norwood 3.79.1112.1613.20 98 5 ADO Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Central District 4.38.715.1515.18 108 WON Woodville 0.92.133.169.24 78 30 WOO Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Central District 7.59.813.1114.12 96 LOST Port Adelaide 0.53.89.1014.18 102 -6 FBP May 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Central District 3.46.78.1214.13 97 LOST Glenelg 6.712.917.1417.21 123 -26 FBP May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Central District 5.49.811.1213.14 92 LOST South Adelaide 3.111.114.217.3 105 -13 ELZ May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Central District 5.48.815.920.12 132 WON West Adelaide 3.16.79.1010.12 72 60 FBP May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Central District 3.18.410.1016.15 111 LOST Sturt 4.59.1015.1320.17 137 -26 UNL May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Central District 2.46.512.817.15 117 WON North Adelaide 0.57.1311.1611.21 87 30 ADO Jun 8 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
11 H Central District 2.310.1023.1531.21 207 WON West Torrens 6.58.610.1015.12 102 105 ADO Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Central District 3.210.1117.1426.21 177 WON Norwood 2.05.28.611.9 75 102 ELZ Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Central District 3.34.710.910.13 73 LOST Woodville 7.88.119.1313.18 96 -23 FBP Jun 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Central District 3.06.512.813.12 90 WON Port Adelaide 1.33.94.99.13 67 23 ELZ Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Central District 3.38.79.1114.16 100 LOST Glenelg 4.410.614.817.9 111 -11 GLE Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Central District 3.16.412.614.9 93 LOST South Adelaide 2.55.810.1216.14 110 -17 ADO Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Central District 5.78.1210.2019.22 136 WON West Torrens 0.53.94.98.11 59 77 ELZ Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Central District 2.75.129.1413.16 94 WON West Adelaide 4.16.29.411.7 73 21 FBP Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Central District 4.17.118.1313.16 94 LOST Sturt 4.66.811.1417.16 118 -24 ELZ Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Central District 8.88.1014.1417.19 121 WON North Adelaide 2.14.76.1110.14 74 47 PRO Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Central District 5.112.414.1020.13 133 LOST Norwood 7.515.720.1129.18 192 -59 NOR Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Central District 5.512.921.1426.17 173 WON Woodville 5.210.513.918.10 118 55 ELZ Sep 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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