Newcastle Football League (NSW)

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

Timeline :
1947 - One source suggests that the Newcastle FL, or at least a competition for the Black Diamond Cup, was formed this year.

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.

1950 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1953 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1954-60 - Newcastle City Blues experienced some lean years.
1961 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1963 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1964 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers and champions.
1965 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1966 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1967 - Grand Final : RAAF defeated Newcastle City Blues.
1968 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1970 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1971 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1973 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers and champions.

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

1976 - Newcastle City Blues were premiers.
1981 - Participating clubs included Newcastle City Blues (premiers).

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

1993 - Participating clubs included Muswellbrook (final season).
1995 - Participating clubs included Newcastle City Blues (premiers).
1997 - Grand Final : ? defeated Cardiff.
1998 - Participating clubs included Cardiff (premiers & champions).

1998ish :
Participating clubs were (complete, except for those listed exactly in 1998) :
 - Macquarie,
 - Nelson Bay,
 - Newcastle City,
 - Singleton,
 - Wallsend,
 - Warners Bay and
 - West Newcastle.

1999 :
Participating clubs included :
 - Cardiff (minor premiers, won all H&As),
 - Nelson Bay and
 - West Newcastle-Wallsend (5th).
Finals Series :
 - Second Semi-Final - Cardiff defeated ?.
 - Grand Final - Nelson Bay defeated Cardiff.
This was the final season of the Newcastle AFL.

2000 - The Newcastle FL joined the Central Coast FL, to 'form the Black Diamond FL'.

Other Clubs :
Other clubs to participated, season(s) unknown, included :
 - Maitland (not a founding club),
 - RAAF (not a founding club) and
 - Western Suburbs (not a founding club).