Thomson Football Club

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Thomson
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Names
Full nameThomson Football and Netball Club
Nickname(s)Tigers
Club details
Founded1953;69 years ago (1953)
Colours  
Competition Geelong District FL
PresidentCraig Jacka
Premierships(10): 1964, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2018
Ground(s)Thomson Recreation Reserve [1]
Uniforms
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Other information
Official website thomsontigers.com.au

The Thomson Football Netball Club is an Australian rules football and netball club which has competed in the Geelong DFL since 1957. [2] It is based in the Geelong suburb of Thomson.

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History

The Thomson Football Club was formed in 1953 by a group of local parents. The club would field a team in the local junior competition. Club meetings were held in the local Tate Street Primary School, the club would adopt the school colours of gold and purple for its jumper. [3] First match games were played at Richmond Crescent, East Geelong. Part way through the 1956 season the club moved to the Godfrey Street oval. The club would develop the site by building change room is 1967 and then a social club complex in 1980.

In 1957 a senior team was admitted to the Geelong DFL. Initially in the Woolworth cup competition it moved to the more rural Jarman Cup division and stayed there before being promoted back to the Woolworths cup in 1963 and then winning the premiership in 1964. [3]

Premierships

LeagueTotal flagsPremiership years
Geelong & District Football League
10
1964, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2018

VFL/AFL players

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