|Full name||Thomson Football and Netball Club|
|Competition||Geelong District FL|
|Premierships||(10): 1964, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2018|
|Ground(s)||Thomson Recreation Reserve|
The Thomson Football Netball Club is an Australian rules football and netball club which has competed in the Geelong DFL since 1957.It is based in the Geelong suburb of Thomson.
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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.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.
|League||Total flags||Premiership years|
|Geelong & District Football League|
1964, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2018
Larry Donohue is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Geelong Football Club from 1973 to 1980, playing 105 games kicking 339 goals. He was recruited from the Thomson Football Club. He won the Coleman Medal in 1976 after kicking 99 goals. Donohue kicked 95 goals in 1978 and headed the Cats goalkicking from 1975–78. Donohue moved to Fitzroy but never played senior football with the Lions retiring because of injuries. Donohue later coached locally in Geelong at Thomson and Newcomb guiding the Dinosaurs to the 1988 Bellarine Football League premiership. His son, Adam, was taken as a father/son selection in the 2007 AFL Draft. He did not play a senior game.
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