Riviera Football League

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The Riviera Football League was an Australian rules football league in the East Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia.

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History

The Riviera FL was created in 1986, when the second division of the East Gippsland Football League broke away to form its own league, joined by some clubs from the North Gippsland Football League. The league disbanded after the 2003 season, with remaining teams moving to the North Gippsland FL, East Gippsland FL and Omeo District FL.

Clubs

JumperClubNicknameYears in competitionPremierships
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Boisdale-BriagolongBombers1986–2003 (joined North Gippsland FL)1995, 2000, 2001
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Lindenow SouthSwampies1986–2003 (joined Omeo District FL)1986, 1997, 1998, 1999
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NambrokHawks2001–2003 (joined North Gippsland FL)
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NewryCrows1989–2003 (joined North Gippsland FL)1992, 1993, 1994, 1996
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PaynesvilleGulls1986–2003 (joined East Gippsland FL)
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RAAF East SaleCats1986–1992
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StratfordSwans1989–2003 (joined North Gippsland FL)1990, 2002, 2003
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Swan ReachSwans1986–1995 (spent 1996 in recess and joined Omeo District FL in 1997)
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West BairnsdaleHawks1986–20011987, 1988, 1989, 1991

2003 Ladder

Riviera FLWinsByesLossesDrawsForAgainst%Pts
Stratford 130111837632290.66%54
Nambrok 906017291033167.38%36
Newry 806115871009157.28%34
Paynesville 807014181134125.04%32
Boisdale-Briagolong609014591225119.10%24
Lindenow South0015024432417.53%0

FINALS

FinalTeamGBPtsTeamGBPts
1st SemiPaynesville1710112Newry8654
2nd SemiStratford209129Nambrok6743
PreliminaryNambrok1814122Paynesville6642
GrandStratford1712114Nambrok9357


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