Great news Blues, a start date has been set for the commencement of pre-season training. We will kick off the pre-Christmas training component on Tuesday 14th November from 6pm sharp at Waratah Park, Young Street, Waratah.more
Players wishing to pay their registration fees for 2017 are now invited to pay online. Our Club operates a no pay = no play policy; so to avoid disappointment please ensure you are financial come Round 1 on 1st April.more
If you were a Newcastle City Blues player in 2016 you should have receive an email inviting you to register for the 2017 season. If you are a brand new player to the Club you can register via the link on the top right hand side of our website. Details for online payments for Club Fees will be up on our website and Facebook page shortly.more
Newcastle City is pleased to announce that all Coaching appointments have now been finalised. Mitch Knight and Tim Cotter will be leading the Premier Division squad in 2017, Darren Gilmour Black Diamond Plate (First Division) Coach, John Parker and Nathan Grabham will co-coach the 2nd Division side. Nathan Wilmott will lead the Blue Stars Womens side with Chaz Wornes coaching the Newcastle Novas.more
The social events calendar for 2017 has now been released. We have our Dress as a team mate night, minute to win it, The Big Freeze and Ball, Race Night, Ladies Day, Presentation Night and the Xmas Party all in the mix. Click for full details.more
Newcastle City Blues Womens are hosting a Come & Try day for anyone interested in playing AFL. All Women aged 16+ are welcome. If you have ever been interested in playing AFL or want to get fit and try a new sport come along and join in. Location: Behind Bar Beach Bowlo next to the Tennis Courts. Free BBQ & Bowls after @ the Bar Beach Bowlo.more
45 City men and 30 women on the track tonight working on clearance skills, forward entries and defensive pressure. PinPoint took it a little easier on the squads tonight after a solid last few sessions. Looking forward to Thursday night with extra Premiership 17s joining us.more
Congratulations to senior co-coach Tim Cotter who has been awarded his Level 2 AFL coaching accreditation. Tim will be attending the 2017 AFL National Coaching Conference in Melbourne this weekend.more
Pre-season training details are now getting locked in. Men’s squads are to meet from Tuesday January 10th at Waratah Park at 5:45pm as we will train solidly for an hour then head across town to PinPoint for a 7:00pm session. For the Women’s squad please meet at PinPoint at 6:00pm on Tuesday.
Thursday both Mens & Womens squads at Waratah from 6pm - 7:30pm.more
We warmly welcome all new and existing City members (men and women) to join us for 12 x running, fitness and skills sessions starting on Tuesday 29th November and concluding on Saturday 24th December.more
The AFL has been very proactive with player welfare both on and off the field. Sports Chaplains have been identified having an essential role within a footy club with the AFL wanting a chaplain for each and every club.more
True Blue will come to you in 2016 as an e-news article to your email. If you would like to receive True Blue in 2016 please email club President Daniel Gardner to be added to the list Daniel.Gardner@spcc.nsw.edu.aumore
Thanks to all who responded. Due to BDAFL rules only 2 who played Div 1 last week can play in Div 2, Could the guys who missed out due to this rule make sure they come down to give the boys a hand.more
The Newcastle City Football Club today announces that Courtney Knight will take over the position of Premier Division Coach for the remainder of the 2014 season, with Mitchell Knight as his assistant coach.more
Please find below team lists for this week. In case you have not caught the news, Lake Macquarie have moved back from Premier Division to 1st Division. As a result of this Premier Division have a Bye this week. ....more
This year we are starting a new initiative to help enhance the connections within our Newcastle City Blues Community. One of the great strengths of our football club is the employment and business opportunities it provides through our network of players, families and volunteers.more
Gday All, Please find attached squads for round 1. If you have not been included on a sheet and you had responded, please contact John on 0417 465 770. (There may be an issue with some imessage users)more
This coming Saturday 22nd March at 1300 hrs, the City Blues Brothers AGM will be held at The Premier Hotel.
There are several of us with a cunning plan to get there early & have lunch & a couple of ales.
Please feel free to join us & make the afternoon as much fun as possible.
It is with great sadness that we hear of the news of the passing of club legend Al Gleeson. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of his family and friends. Big Al was a huge part of our club and will be deeply missed. Al is pictured here presenting the reserve grade B&F award, named in his honour, to Owen Dawes
Bruce McQualter has provided us with some of his thoughts about Big Almore
Training for 2014 will commence on the following date and time
Date: Tuesday 14th January
Time: 6.00pm – 7.30pm (Please note training will start at 6.00pm sharp and finish at 7.30pm)
Location: Pat Jordan Oval, Carrington
Gear: Newcastle City Singlet/jumper, Running shoes and bootsmore
Due to circumstances beyond our control, there will be no formal training between now and the New Year. If any of the guys are keen for a get together and a run, please liaise between yourselves. Xmas Drinks are at the Carrington Bowling Club this Friday, 13/12 at 6pm. We look forward to seeing as many of you for a quiet beer or 2 to bring to the end our celebrations of our 130th anniversary yearmore
As announced at the presentation night the AGM will be held at the clubrooms at Number 1 Friday 25th October at 7pm. As always we are looking for more committee members to assist with the management of the club.more
The highlights of our awards night, which was held on Friday 13 September 2013 at Wests Mayfield, were first season Blue Andrew Willmot picking up the Steve Wilmott Best & Fairest for First grade and sharing in the Players' Player award with Josh Avis, John Janczuk receiving the Col Neighbour award for services to the club and Ryan Davies named Clubperson of the Year. See more for all awards.....more
HUGE congrats Firsts and Thirds on their great flag victories Saturday. Dominating, convincing wins both! Five from the last six for Firsts is a fantastic achievement reminiscent of the halcyon days of the 60s and 70s. A class act. The Thirds going from wooden spoon to premiers in one season - incredible turnaround. Not to forget our Ressies who were gallant in defeat. BDAFL website has details.more
Here we are at the business end of the season with all three Blues teams playing finals footy. A great credit to our players, coaches and volunteer support staff for a wonderful season so far. So boys, give your all for yourselves, your teammates, your coaches and your club, leave nothing on the park and good luck!!
Starts with Firsts 2.30 pm at No 1 this Saturday.
Firsts & Ressies had unexpected defeats last Sunday but the highlight of the weekend was the Thirds climbing to the top of their table with a big win. Well done to the coaches (Irish & Willy) and players on a great result. How things have changed from 2012 for the Thirds "experiment".
Looking for all teams to get up at home this weekend with wins against Lake Mac and Maitland. Go Blues!more
Number 1 Oval hosts the NEAFL match between Sydney Swans Reserves and Eastlake (ACT) at 12 noon. 10 players from the BDAFL have been selected including Newcastle City’s Jacob Dawes and Josh Avis.
Free Entry and Parkingmore
We're celebrating our 130th anniversary with a dinner function at Wests Mayfield on Saturday 22 June 2013. The function will follow a big day of footy at No 1 when we play our arch-rivals Cardiff for the Richter-Marlborough Trophy. Contact Shaun "Irish" O'Leary or visit our Facebook page for details and to book your tickets. Tickets are $90 each, all inclusive (meal, drinks & entertainment).more
With our player numbers continuing to grow with the success of our Thirds, we may need to look at a fourth team for 2014? Takes a lot of organising with extra players, coaches, team manager, club umpire, trainer, equipment, etc. What do you think?
3 convincing wins and a great feel around the club just added to the occasion.
With 3 wins for a total of – 51.57.363 to 17.8.110 and put all teams 2nd on the ladder
A day like yesterday does not just happen; it takes all members being involved in the club and assisting in the running of the day.
On behalf of the committee, I wish to thank everyone involved in making yesterday such a great day.more
Pre-season training starts on Tuesday 14th November from 6:00pm. We are running 12 sessions in the lead up to Christmas with sessions held each Tuesday and Thursday at Waratah Park, Young Street, Waratah.