CLUB BRIEF HISTORY

Achievements & Milestones

  • 1882 Ballarat North Football Club Formed
  • 1912-1937 North City Football Club Formed
  • 1946 (BFL ‘B’Grade) North City Football Club reformed
  • 1952-1959 Ballarat North City promoted to BFL ‘A’Grade
  • 1960 Played as North City – Wendouree
  • 1961 Commenced playing as North Ballarat Football Club
  • 1996 Entered Victorian Football League
  • 1996 North Ballarat Rebels formed in VSFL (Now TAC Cup)
  • 1997 (Seniors, Reserves and Under 18’s Left Ballarat Football League – Juniors Remain  & entered Reserve side in the VFL
  • 2006 North Ballarat City Football & Netball Club reformed in the Bendigo Football League
  • 2008 North Ballarat City Football & Netball Club transferred to the Ballarat Football League
  • 2008 - North Ballarat Football Club win 1st VFL Premiership

Senior Premiers

  • ‘B’Grade – 1946, 1948
  • BFL – 1963, 1970, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1992*, 1994*, 1995, 1996
  • VFL - 2008

Reserve Premiers

  • BFL – 1971, 1987, 1989, 1990*, 1991*, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
  • VFL – 1998, 1999

(*Premiers & Champions)

Seniors Runners-up

  • ‘B’Grade – 1950
  • BFL – 1959, 1972, 1977, 1980, 1988, 1990, 1993
  • VFL – 1999, 2000

Reserves Runners-up

  • BFL – 1959, 1972, 1977, 1980, 1988, 1990, 1993
  • VFL -  2005

Under 18

  • BFL – 1963, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1982, 1983, 1990*, 1994, 1995*

Under 16.5

  • BFL – 2004, 2005, 2007

Under 16

  • BFL – 1955, 1960, 1968*, 1969*, 1972, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1994*, 1996, 1997*, 1999*, 2002*

Under 15

  • BFL – 2003, 2006

Under 14.5

  • BFL – 1998, 1999, 2001*, 2002

Under 14

  • BFL – 1963*, 1980, 1991, 1992*, 1995, 1997, 2002

Under 13.5 Seniors

  • BFL – 2005, 2007*

Under 13.5 Reserves

  • BFL – 2007, 2008

Under 13

  • BFL – 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002

Under 12

  • BFL – 1976, 1977*, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999*, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

North Ballarat Rebels

  • VSFL - 1997

Ballarat Football League Records (1952 – 2007)

  • 15 Senior Premierships and 22 grand finals
  • Longest Senior winning streak – 49 games (1991, 1992, 1993)
  • 5 consecutive Senior Premierships – 1982 – 1986
  • 8 consecutive Reserve Premierships – 1989 – 1996
  • Senior Premiers & Champions – 1992 & 1986
  • 65 Junior Premierships
  • The only Junior Club to win the annual Champion (aggregate) Junior Club ‘Merv & Mary Howard Memorial Junior Shield” since its inception.