Newcastle Football League (NSW)

Quick Premiers List :
1948 - ?.
1949 - ?.
1950 - Newcastle City.
1951 - ?.
1952 - ?.
1953 - Newcastle City.
1954 - ?.
1955 - ?.
1956 - ?.
1957 - ?.
1958 - ?.
1959 - ?.
1960 - ?.
1961 - Newcastle City.
1962 - ?.
1963 - Newcastle City.
1964 - Newcastle City.
1965 - Newcastle City.
1966 - Newcastle City.
1967 - RAAF.
1968 - Newcastle City.
1969 - ?.
1970 - Newcastle City.
1971 - Newcastle City.
1972 - ?.
1973 - Newcastle City.
1974 - ?.
1975 - Newcastle City.
1976 - Newcastle City.
1977 - ?.
1978 - ?.
1979 - ?.
1980 - ?.
1981 - Newcastle City.
1982 - ?.
1983 - ?.
1984 - ?.
1985 - Wallsend.
1986 - ?.
1987 - ?.
1988 - Warners Bay.
1989 - Wallsend.
1990 - Warners Bay.
1991 - Warners Bay.
1992 - Warners Bay.
1993 - Warners Bay.
1994 - Nelson Bay.
1995 - Newcastle City.
1996 - Nelson Bay.
1997 - Nelson Bay.
1998 - Cardiff.
1999 - Nelson Bay.

Timeline :
1948 :
The Newcastle FL was formed.
Founding clubs were (complete) :
 - Broadmeadow,
 - Mayfield,
 - Newcastle City (won every H&A match but were not premiers) and
 - Waratah.

1949 - ?.
1950 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1951-52 - ?.
1953 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1954-60 - Newcastle City experienced some lean years.
1961 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1962 - ?.
1963 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1964 - Newcastle City were premiers and champions.
1965 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1966 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1967 - Grand Final : RAAF defeated Newcastle City.
1968 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1969 - ?.
1970 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1971 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1972 - ?.
1973 - Newcastle City were premiers and champions.
1974 - ?.

1975 :
Participating clubs included :
 - Gosford (final season) and
 - Newcastle City (premiers).

1976 - Newcastle City were premiers.
1977-80 - ?.
1981 - Participating clubs included Newcastle City (premiers).
1982-84 - ?.

1985 :
Participating clubs included :
 - Wallsend (premiers & champions) and
 - Williamtown.

1986-87 - ?.

1988 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Warners Bay,
 2. Nelson Bay,
 3. Western Suburbs,
 4. Wallsend,
 5. Williamtown,
 6. Cardiff,
 7. Newcastle City,
 8. Singleton,
 9. Maitland and
 10. Muswellbrook.
Grand Final - Warners Bay 10.23.83 defeated Nelson Bay 10.12.72.

1989 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Wallsend,
 2. Warners Bay,
 3. Nelson Bay,
 4. Western Suburbs,
 5. Cardiff,
 6. Maitland,
 7. Newcastle City,
 8. Singleton,
 9. Muswellbrook and
 10. Williamtown.
Grand Final - Wallsend 10.13.73 defeated Warners Bay 7.11.53.

1990 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Warners Bay,
 2. Nelson Bay,
 3. Wallsend,
 4. Newcastle City,
 5. Western Suburbs,
 6. Cardiff,
 7. Maitland,
 8. Singleton and
 9. Muswellbrook.
Grand Final - Warners Bay 16.8.104 defeated Nelson Bay 9.9.63.

1991 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Warners Bay,
 2. Wallsend,
 3. Newcastle City,
 4. Western Suburbs,
 5. Nelson Bay,
 6. Muswellbrook,
 7. Cardiff,
 8. Maitland,
 9. Singleton and
 10. Lakeside.
Grand Final - Warners Bay 17.13.115 defeated Wallsend 7.9.51.

1992 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Warners Bay,
 2. Wallsend,
 3. Cardiff,
 4. Western Suburbs,
 5. Nelson Bay,
 6. Singleton,
 7. Newcastle City,
 8. Muswellbrook and
 9. Maitland.
Grand Final - Warners Bay 19.21.135 defeated Wallsend 6.15.51.

1993 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Warners Bay,
 2. Western Suburbs,
 3. Nelson Bay,
 4. Cardiff,
 5. Singleton,
 6. Newcastle City,
 7. Muswellbrook (final season) and
 8. Wallsend.
Grand Final - Warners Bay 17.18.120 defeated Western Suburbs 13.10.88.

1994 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Nelson Bay,
 2. Cardiff,
 3. Warners Bay,
 4. Wallsend,
 5. Newcastle City,
 6. Western Suburbs and
 7. Singleton.
Grand Final - Nelson Bay 21.27.153 defeated Cardiff 14.9.93.

1995 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Newcastle City,
 2. Warners Bay,
 3. Nelson Bay,
 4. Wallsend,
 5. Cardiff,
 6. Western Suburbs and
 7. Singleton.
Grand Final - Newcastle City 8.12.60 defeated Warners Bay 6.8.44.

1996 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Nelson Bay,
 2. Warners Bay,
 3. Wallsend,
 4. Newcastle City,
 5. Western Suburbs,
 6. Singleton and
 7. Cardiff.
Grand Final - Nelson Bay 15.11.101 defeated Warners Bay 10.15.75.

1997 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Nelson Bay,
 2. Cardiff,
 3. Warners Bay,
 4. Newcastle City,
 5. Singleton,
 6. Western Suburbs,
 7. Wallsend and
 8. Macquarie.
Grand Final - Nelson Bay 12.12.84 defeated Cardiff 11.16.82.

1998 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Cardiff (premiers & champions),
 2. Nelson Bay,
 3. Warners Bay,
 4. Newcastle City,
 5. Western Suburbs (final season due to merger),
 6. Wallsend (final season due to merger),
 7. Singleton and
 8. Macquarie (final season).

1999 :
Participating clubs were (complete, in final ladder order) :[source]
 1. Nelson Bay,
 2. Cardiff (minor premiers),
 3. Newcastle City,
 4. Warners Bay,
 5. West Newcastle-Wallsend (debut, result of merger) and
 6. Singleton.
Finals Series :
 - Second Semi-Final - Cardiff defeated ?.
 - Grand Final - Nelson Bay 8.5.53 defeated Cardiff 6.15.51.
This was the final season of the Newcastle AFL.

2000 - The Central Coast FL and the Newcastle FL merged to form the Black Diamond FL.