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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

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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2022 Season (VFL) Fixture

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Northern Bullants' 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Northern Bullants 5.16.410.611.10 76 LOST Gold Coast Reserves 5.210.714.920.11 131 -55 CRR Mar 26 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
2 A Northern Bullants 3.44.48.810.10 70 LOST Footscray 2.25.67.710.12 72 -2 WHI Mar 31 (Thu, 5:35) Scores
3 H Northern Bullants 4.74.86.138.14 62 LOST Collingwood Reserves 2.27.59.914.13 97 -35 PRE Apr 9 (Sat, 12:05) Scores
4 A Northern Bullants 5.29.413.1215.14 104 WON Sydney Reserves 2.29.59.613.7 85 19 BKT Apr 17 (Sun, 1:05) Scores
5 Northern Bullants       Bye        
6 H Northern Bullants 1.12.54.65.8 38 LOST GWS Reserves 11.114.119.823.10 148 -110 PRE May 1 (Sun, 1:35) Scores
7 A Northern Bullants 1.21.84.116.14 50 LOST Sandringham 4.18.210.412.8 80 -30 TBO May 7 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
8 H Northern Bullants 5.27.47.109.10 64 LOST Port Melbourne 1.35.67.612.8 80 -16 PRE May 15 (Sun, 1:05) Scores
9 H Northern Bullants 2.25.59.613.7 85 LOST Geelong Reserves 2.56.512.715.8 98 -13 PRE May 22 (Sun, 1:05) Scores
10 H Northern Bullants        vs Carlton Reserves          PRE May 29 (Sun, 1:05)  
11 A Northern Bullants        vs Brisbane Reserves          MBC Jun 3 (Fri, 3:35)  
12 Northern Bullants       Bye        
13 H Northern Bullants        vs Southport          PRE Jun 19 (Sun, 12:05)  
14 A Northern Bullants        vs North Melbourne Reserves          ARD Jun 26 (Sun, 3:05)  
15 H Northern Bullants        vs Williamstown          TBC Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 Northern Bullants       Bye        
17 A Northern Bullants        vs Frankston          TBC Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 H Northern Bullants        vs Box Hill          TBC Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10)  
19 A Northern Bullants        vs Casey          TBC Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10)  
20 H Northern Bullants        vs Richmond Reserves          TBC Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
21 Northern Bullants       Bye        
22 A Northern Bullants        vs Werribee          TBC Aug 22 (Mon, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

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