|Thomastown Football Netball Club|
|Full name||Thomastown Football CLub|
|Best and fairest||Michael Manley Matthew Cupo 2014 Best and Fairest|
|Colours||Brown, Gold and Silver|
|Competition||Northern Football League|
|Ground(s)||Main Street Reserve|
Thomastown Football Club are known as the Bears and are an Australian rules football club located 17 km north of Melbourne in the suburb of Thomastown, Victoria fielding teams in the Northern Football League.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground. Points are scored by kicking the oval-shaped ball between goal posts or between behind posts.
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Thomastown is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 km and approximately 30 minutes north of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Whittlesea. At the 2016 census, Thomastown had a population of 20,523.
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Established as a Junior club at end of 1966 to provide recreation for the youth of the local area.
The Senior club was established at the end of 1975.
The Bears first Senior premiership was the E Grade in 1983, 21.12.138 to Old Trinity 14.9.93 going through as Premiers and Champions.
The Bears second Senior premiership was the D1 Grade in 1989, 21.10.136 to Old Mentonians 9.16.70.
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