|Watsonia Sporting Club|
|Full name||Watsonia Sporting Club|
|Nickname(s)||The Saints, Watsy|
|Colours||Black, White and Red|
|Competition||Northern Football League|
|Ground(s)||A.K. Lines Reserve|
|Official website||Watsonia Sporting Club Website|
The Watsonia Sporting Club is an Australian rules football club located in Watsonia, Victoria, currently competing in Division 2 Northern Football League.
The Northern Football Netball League is an Australian rules football competition based in the Diamond Valley region of suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Watsonia is located 15.2 km north east of Melbourne and has a population of 8739 circa 2006.
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".
The club was established in 1967.
Diamond Valley Football League split into two divisions for the 1981 season with the bottom four clubs at end of 1980 season and four other clubs affiliating from other competitions forming the lower tier.
Whilst always competitive, the club has not been consistently strong, the club won its only premiership the 1987 DVFL second division against Reservoir Lakeside. The club declined promotion to the first division due to uncertainty about player strength and financial stability. It is the only DVFL club to ever refuse a promotion.
The Watsonia Football Club currently fields Seniors, Reserves, Under 19s and Under 17s teams. Watsonia Football Club also fields two teams in the Northern Football League Netball competition under the banner of the Watsonia Sporting Club.
|2016||NFL||3rd||Watsonia 14.11.95 def Epping 6.12.48|
|1987||DVFL||2nd||Watsonia 13.13.91 def Reservoir-Lakeside 8.11.59||Adrian Sanderson||Barry Rist|
|2013||NFL||3rd||Watsonia 8.8.56 def Panton Hill 7.6.48|
|1977||DVFL||1st||Watsonia def Reservoir-Lakeside|
|2011||NFL||U17 - Red||Nick Gaylor|
|2012||Matt Crompton||Joel Buckley||Paul McConnell||Brodie Odermatt|
|2011||Paul McConnell||Allan Young||Gary Ring||Matthew Crawford|
|2010||Michael Ryan||Gary Ring||Matthew Calcutt||Tom McCluskey|
|2009||Dean Richardson||Pat Tarrant||Tony Hogg||Adam Barclay|
|2008||Sabastian Ciavola||Tony Hogg||Adam Curran||Ryan Hay|
|2012||Simon Joules||Matt Buckley||Gary Ring||Dylan Jones|
|2011||Chris Thomson||Daniel Basaranowicz||Dylan Jones||Patrick Doherty|
|2010||Christopher McGregor||Chris Thomson||Luke Gaylor||Mario Veneziano|
|2009||Eldon Abbott||Steven Rickard & Nathan Groves||Clint Dunell||Aaron Whitehead|
|2008||Nathan Groves||Hayden Byrne||Cameron Webb||Christopher McGregor|
|2012||Jamie Haber||Nathan France||Liam McInereny & Josh Clancy||Jake Osbourne|
|2011||Tyson Veenman||Beau Rankin||Liam McInerney & Timothy Edgell||Steven Valenti|
|2010||Luke Money||David Bilusic||Tyson Veenman||Jaycob Campbell|
|2009||Gary Ring||Jess Barnett||Brett George|
|2008||Liam Symons||Matthew Crawford||Gary Ring||Jethro Byrne|
|2007||Jamie Harris||Steven Rickard||Gary Ring & Jarrod Magann||Glenn Wilkins|
|Year||1st||2nd||3rd||Coach's Award||Players' Award|
|2011||Nick Gaylor||Matthew Rutter||Jake Plunkett||Jack Sherwin||Luke Clarke & Tom Bowman|
|Year||Seniors||Reserves||Under 19s||Under 17s|
|2011||Allan Young (29)||Christopher Parr (38)||Timothy Edgell (20)||Brayden Mann (8)|
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