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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

President
A. Robertson; Dr. O. Lipson

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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1980 Season (VFA Division 1) Fixture

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Preston's 1980 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Preston 4.110.610.1215.16 106 LOST Frankston 4.810.912.1615.22 112 -6 FRA Apr 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 H Preston 6.310.513.1020.19 139 WON Caulfield 2.55.108.1412.17 89 50 PRE Apr 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Preston 7.312.1019.1324.17 161 WON Camberwell 0.23.86.1312.17 89 72 CBW Apr 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Preston 3.39.511.716.13 109 LOST Coburg 5.37.1016.1717.18 120 -11 PRE May 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H Preston 6.210.316.619.6 120 LOST Geelong West 1.37.119.1718.23 131 -11 PRE May 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Preston 3.210.812.1119.17 131 LOST Port Melbourne 8.612.821.1029.11 185 -54 NPO May 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Preston 3.38.712.1323.20 158 LOST Dandenong 9.414.822.1226.15 171 -13 PRE May 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H Preston 5.69.1215.1619.20 134 LOST Sandringham 3.410.916.1123.14 152 -18 PRE Jun 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Preston 5.411.714.1119.15 129 LOST Prahran 6.48.1017.1219.18 132 -3 TOO Jun 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Preston 3.411.717.921.13 139 WON Frankston 6.38.414.917.9 111 28 PRE Jun 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Preston 5.48.611.912.11 83 WON Caulfield 2.15.106.1510.17 77 6 PPC Jun 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Preston 2.35.910.1411.20 86 LOST Camberwell 5.39.810.1114.13 97 -11 PRE Jul 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Preston 3.25.38.128.14 62 LOST Coburg 6.312.716.725.11 161 -99 COB Jul 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Preston 6.310.1114.1623.21 159 WON Geelong West 3.310.615.1017.13 115 44 WES Jul 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Preston 4.27.810.914.16 100 LOST Port Melbourne 6.69.919.1423.17 155 -55 PRE Aug 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Preston 0.28.611.813.11 89 LOST Dandenong 7.57.716.1717.21 123 -34 SHE Aug 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Preston 4.66.129.179.22 76 LOST Sandringham 4.18.411.515.6 96 -20 BRO Aug 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H Preston 7.414.423.732.15 207 WON Prahran 3.210.816.1021.13 139 68 PRE Aug 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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