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North Hobart Football Club

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Nickname(s)  Demons
President  Bruce Free
Founded  1881
Competition  Tasmanian Football League
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Coach  Lance Spaulding
Ground  North Hobart Oval
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Full name  North Hobart Football Club
Dissolved  2013; 4 years ago (2013)

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The North Hobart Football Club, nicknamed The Demons, were an Australian rules football club which last played in the Tasmanian State League. The club left the state league in 2013 and its position was effectively filled by a new club, the Hobart City Football Club. In 2001, the club joined Southern Football League.

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In 2014, the North Hobart Football Club Inc. changed from an incorporated body to a company limited with 100% ownership of the Hobart City Football Club, with the Hobart City Demons now the trading name of North Hobart Football Club Ltd.

Players to reach Australian Football League level include Paul Williams, Peter 'Percy' Jones, Daryn Cresswell, Chris Bond, James Manson, Jim Wright, Tony Pickett and several other big names. In total 54 North Hobart players have moved on to play at VFL/AFL level.

Club

  • Tasmanian Football League
  • Premierships (27): 1902, 1905, 1908, 1914, 1920, 1923, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1947, 1957, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1969, 1974, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992
  • Runners-Up (17): 1896, 1897, 1912, 1921, 1922, 1925, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1948, 1951, 1956, 1960, 1965, 1968
  • Southern Football League
  • Premierships (1): 2003
  • Runners-Up (2): 2002, 2008
  • Tasmanian State Premierships (12): 1914, 1920, 1923, 1929, 1936, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1961, 1962, 1969

    Individual

    William Leitch Medallists

  • 1932 – Len Pye
  • 1934 – S. Sproule
  • 1945 – E. Reid
  • 1977 – Mick Hawkins
  • 1993 – Darren Perry
  • 1994 – Michael Maple
  • 2003 – Brendon Bolton
  • George Watt Medallists

  • 1954 – M. Cleary
  • 1955 – A. Petersen
  • 1957 – A. Gould (tied)
  • 1958 – R. Large
  • 1959 – S. Graham
  • 1960 – K. Turner
  • 1962 – Bruce Felmingham
  • 1966 – W. Patmore
  • 1968 – A. Patmore (tied)
  • 1984 – Victor Di Venuto
  • 1985 – Tony Kline
  • 1993 – Ricky Darley
  • 1995 – Jeremy Busch
  • 2002 – Richard Robinson
  • 2007 – Michael Hall
  • V. A. Geard Medallists

  • 1968 – A. Caudwell (tied)
  • 1972 – Leigh McConnan (tied)
  • D. R. Plaister Medallists

  • 1979 – Gary Webster
  • Senior Coaches

  • 1911 – George Morrissey
  • 1912-1913 – Edward Russell
  • 1914-1915 – Charlie Dunn
  • 1919 – Edward Russell
  • 1920 – Charlie Dunn
  • 1921 – Joe Rutter
  • 1922 – Jack Dunn
  • 1923 – Percy Martyn
  • 1924 – Les Stevens & Jack Gardiner
  • 1925 – Jack Gardiner
  • 1926 – Fred Williams & Jack Gardiner
  • 1927 – Fred Mutch
  • 1928-1929 – Jack Dunn
  • 1930 – Alby Bonnitcha & Jack Dunn
  • 1931 – Bruce McGregor
  • 1932-1933 – Roy Cazaly
  • 1934 – Len Pitchford
  • 1935 – Alan Rait
  • 1936-1937 – Cecil Pettiona
  • 1938-1941 & 1945 – Jack Metherell
  • 1946 – Arthur O'Brien & Dinny Kelleher
  • 1947-1948 – Jack Metherell
  • 1949 – Roy Quinn
  • 1950 – Vern Rae
  • 1951-1953 – Les McCankie
  • 1954-1959 – John Leedham
  • 1960-1964 – Darrell Eaton
  • 1964 – Max Kelleher & Byron Howard Snr
  • 1965-1966 – Dick Grimmond
  • 1967-1971 – John Devine
  • 1972-1973 – Vin Crowe
  • 1974-1975 – John Devine
  • 1976 – Ross Price
  • 1977-1978 – Ian Bremner
  • 1979-1980 – John Chick
  • 1981 – John Devine
  • 1982-1983 – John Thurley
  • 1984-1986 – Darryl Sutton
  • 1987-1989 – Garry Davidson
  • 1990 – Roland Crosby
  • 1991-1992 – Mark Yeates
  • 1993-1994 – Andy Bennett
  • 1995-1996 – Ricky Hanlon
  • 1997-1998 – John McCarthy
  • 1999 – Darryn Perry
  • 2000 – Darren Trevena
  • 2001-2002 – Steven Bozicevic
  • 2003-2005 – Brendon Bolton
  • 2006-2007 – Brent Williams
  • 2008-2009 – Matthew Geappen
  • 2010-2011 – Clinton Brown
  • 2011-2013 – Lance Spaulding

  • Club Record Games Holder

  • 265 – Don McLeod (1972–1986)
  • Club Record Attendance

  • 19,425 – North Hobart 19.15 (129) v Clarence 17.15 (117) – 1969 TFL Grand Final at North Hobart Oval
  • Club Record Score

  • TFL 37.24 (246) vs. South Launceston 2.5 (17) in 1991 at North Hobart Oval
  • References

    North Hobart Football Club Wikipedia