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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
2003-01-01

Formed
1882

Colours
Red and white

Associated clubs
Carlton; Northern Blues Reserves

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Football League (VFL) 1996–2022

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
J. Macek

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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2000 Season (VFL) Fixture

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Preston's 2000 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Preston 2.16.511.817.13 115 WON Springvale 4.48.712.916.13 109 6 SPR Mar 19 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
2 H Preston 0.12.54.107.12 54 LOST Coburg 8.812.1317.1823.21 159 -105 PRE Mar 26 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
3 A Preston 3.54.66.78.8 56 LOST Sandringham 6.217.921.1427.25 187 -131 TBO Apr 1 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
4 H Preston 3.27.39.410.8 68 LOST Werribee 5.513.1115.1718.22 130 -62 WAV Apr 10 (Mon, 6:45) Scores
5 A Preston 5.38.413.817.9 111 LOST Frankston 3.310.1013.1120.15 135 -24 FRA Apr 16 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
6 A Preston 5.28.411.514.13 97 WON Bendigo 1.44.89.1711.19 85 12 QEO Apr 23 (Sun, 12:00) Scores
7 H Preston 2.36.68.812.11 83 LOST Richmond Reserves 2.35.510.814.11 95 -12 VIC Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Preston 2.16.48.59.6 60 LOST Box Hill 4.38.616.922.12 144 -84 BOX May 7 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
9 A Preston 0.30.49.710.10 70 LOST St. Kilda Reserves 5.38.1012.1517.18 120 -50 MOO May 14 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
10 H Preston 2.54.69.913.11 89 LOST Murray Kangaroos 3.47.812.914.10 94 -5 VIC May 27 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
11 H Preston 2.24.78.1110.11 71 LOST Geelong Reserves 5.312.816.1123.11 149 -78 VIC Jun 3 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
12 A Preston 5.19.311.714.11 95 LOST Essendon Reserves 3.58.810.1114.12 96 -1 WIN Jun 10 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
13 H Preston 2.24.311.716.7 103 WON Port Melbourne 5.59.911.1114.18 102 1 PRE Jun 18 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
14 H Preston 0.13.43.125.15 45 LOST North Ballarat 8.59.712.917.12 114 -69 PRE Jun 24 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
15 H Preston 3.36.38.811.9 75 LOST Springvale 3.58.610.912.15 87 -12 PRE Jul 2 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
16 A Preston 8.210.412.517.9 111 WON Coburg 1.25.57.911.10 76 35 COB Jul 9 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
17 A Preston 1.85.107.1210.14 74 LOST Collingwood Reserves 1.38.510.813.9 87 -13 VIC Jul 15 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
18 A Preston 4.64.97.127.13 55 LOST Williamstown 1.15.69.817.18 120 -65 WCG Jul 23 (Sun, 2:00) Scores
19 H Preston 3.34.47.79.9 63 LOST Carlton Reserves 5.511.914.1420.17 137 -74 WAV Jul 31 (Mon, 6:45) Scores
 

Footnotes

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