Nhill & District Sporting Club

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Full nameNhill & District Sporting Clubs Inc
Club details
Colours  Navy   Gold   Cyan
Competition Wimmera Football League
Ground(s)Davis Park, Nhill

The Nhill and District Sporting Club Inc was formed in 2001 with the amalgamation of the Nhill and District Football Club, Nhill Netball Club, Nhill Red and Nhill Blue Cricket Clubs. In 2007 The Nhill Hockey Club joined the Nhill and District Sporting Club and in 2010 a soccer division was developed, which lasted for 12 months.


The Sporting club now comprises four sports; cricket, football, hockey and netball.

The club operates from Davis Park and maintains the oval, resulting in one of the best playing surfaces in Western Victoria. Hindmarsh Shire Council own the facilities at Davis Park, including the buildings.

The football division competes in the Wimmera Football League (WFL). [1] They are based in the township of Nhill, Victoria.

Wimmera Football Netball League

The township of Nhill has had a local team in the WFL since it formed in 1937. The tigers won the premiership on four occasions, 1965, 1966, 1969 and 1981. They last played off in the Grand Final in 2010.

In 2023 the NDSC B Grade netball team won the Wimmera League Premiership. This was Nhill's first open age netball premiership in a number of decades.

Horsham Cricket Association

The NDSC's cricket sides participate in the Horsham Cricket Association. They currently field both an A Grade and C Grade. Nhill's A Grade won the premiership in 2023 and their C Grade played off in the Grand Final. Both cricket teams are based out of Davis Park.

Wimmera Hockey Association

Nhill's hockey teams participate in the Wimmera Hockey Association, currently fielding all teams in juniors and seniors. The hockey plays out of Davis Park when the football/netball either have a bye or play away.

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  1. "Official Club Website". Sportingpulse.