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Recruit Employment

We are seeking to secure the services of a player, but he's move will only occur subject to employment. Read More…


2016 SANFL IGA League Fixture

The Full 2016 SANFL IGA League Fixture has been released. Read More…


New Oval Naming Partner - MY MONEY HOUSE OVAL

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT: Read More…


Under 16 & U18 UPDATE

Under 16 and Under 18 UPDATE Read More…


2016 Memberships now available

The Club has launched its 2016 Membership packages just in time for Christmas. Read More…


Elliot Kavanagh signs with CDFC for 2016

NEW RECRUIT FOR 2016 Read More…


New Recruits for 2016

The Club is pleased to announce the signings of 2 new recruits ahead of the 2016 Season. Read More…


Congratulations James & Christie Gowans

We would like to congratulate James & Christie Gowans on the safe arrival of their little boy, Read More…


Paul Thomas- RETIREMENT

Arguably one of, if not, the most decorated player in the Club’s history, there is no other player with as much red, white and blue running through their veins. Read More…


Seeking Employment for our Head Trainer

Our current Head Trainer Daniel Bell is in urgent need of employment and it is extremely important to CDFC that we find him something ASAP as he is an integral part of our Medical Team. Read More…


Annual General Meeting Information

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS Read More…


UNLIKELY JOURNEY TO BLG PREMIERSHIP COACH - AND NOW THE SANFL

By Peter Argent Read More…


The Club is pleased to announce Darren Reeves as U18 Centre of Excellence Coach

The Club is pleased to announce that Darren Reeves has been appointed as the U18 coach for the 2016 season. Darren has somewhat of a different background to most football coaches.Darren came from NSW in 1997 to the Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy when it was based in Adelaide as a... Read More…


Sam Milne wins Reserves Best and Fairest

By Ella WatsonWinning the Hoskin perpetual trophy for reserves Best and Fairest in 2015 is Sam Milne.Milne was recruited by Centrals 3 years ago at the age of 19 from the Albury Tigers in NSW.Since his induction Milne has played 35 senior games and 20 reserves matches.This season Milne started... Read More…


Caleb Edmead wins the Leading Goal Kicker and Development Awards

By Ella WatsonIn only his second year in the Central District League side, and playing in a new position Caleb Edmead is hitting his stride winning Leading Goal Kicker of the Year and the Club’s Development Award (the Les Stevens Memorial Trophy) in 2015. Read More…


TWO FAMILIES – A QUARTET OF CENTRAL DISTRICT LEAGUE BEST AND FAIRESTS

By Peter Argent Read More…


Co-Captain Paul Thomas finishes High in Best & Fairest count

By Ella Watson Read More…


Travis Schiller wins Norm Russell Medal

By Ella Watson Read More…


Best & Fairest Results 2015

The Central District Football Club held its' 52nd League and Reserves Best & Fairest Awards Night on Saturday Night October 10. Read More…


Wanted: Under 18 Centre of Excellence Coach

CENTRAL DISTRICT FOOTBALL CLUB INC. SANFL Read More…


Harbs' Rant - September 2015

HARBS’ RANT – END OF SEASON 2015From a playing group perspective we are very disappointed about missing out on a Grand Final berth. To scrape into finals and then get the exposure of 3 tough finals to our young list is something that will hold us in good stead for... Read More…


To all Members and Supporters

We are all obviously disappointed that the League side was unable to go the next step and play in the Grand Final. Read More…


Central v West - 'Bite' Sized Preview

CDFC versus WAFC – (Home & Away) since 2012The Dogs have played the Bloods on 10 occasions in the minor round since 2012, with Westies holding a 6 wins to 4 advantage.Centrals during this time have been sluggish starters, winning only 3 first quarters, but have the advantage in the... Read More…


Luke Barmby is ready for a tough game against West

By Ella Watson Read More…


Female Footy - Final Round

In the 4th and Final week of the new SANFL Female Football Competition both of our Bulldogs Girls teams took on the Double Blue of Sturt. Read More…


Underage Best & Fairest Results 2015

The next generation of Central District Footballers were acknowledged at our Underage Best and Fairest Night on Tuesday 15th September. Read More…


Preliminary Final v West Adelaide

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BULLDOGS 2015 SANFL POWERADE STAR SEARCH WINNER

By Peter Argent Read More…


Defender Murray Stephenson awaits First Semi Final clash this weekend.

By Ella Watson Read More…


Central v Port 'Bite' sized Preview

CDFC versus PA – Only 4 games versus the Port Power reserves side (Home & Away)The Dogs have played the Port Power reserves on only 4 occasions since the AFL reserves sides were entered into the SANFL.Strangely enough the Dogs and Port have only played rounds 9 and 16 in... Read More…


SANFL Female Football - Round 3

Round 3 of the SANFL Female Football Competition has been completed. Read More…


Justin Hoskin to play his first League final this weekend

By Ella Watson Read More…


Central v Norwood - Bite sized preview - Elimination Final 2015

CDFC versus Norwood (Home & Away) – since 2012 Read More…


SANFL Female Footy Round 2

The SANFL Under 14 and Under 16 Female August/September Competition hit Round 2 on the weekend. Read More…


Dave Haydon Yields to None

By Ella Watson Read More…


South v Central - Bite Sized Preview

Centrals v South - Since 2012 - The Stats Read More…


Jarrod reaches his Century

By Peter Argent Read More…


First round of SANFL Female Footy Complete

The Brand new SANFL Female Football Under 14 and Under 16 Competitions got underway last weekend with the Bulldogs taking on the Roosters at Prospect Oval. Read More…


High flyer Sam Hanna confident the Dogs can make finals.

By Ella WatsonAfter a solid effort this year at half back Sam Hanna is quickly cementing his place as a crowd favourite.Hanna’s trade mark ‘hair style' helps him stand out on the field, but it is his ability to jump high and take spectacular over head marks that is really... Read More…


Eudunda Boy plays 50 games

By Peter Argent Son of 1981 Eudunda Roosters Barossa and Light premiership player Stephen Prior, 25-year-old Eudunda lad Matt Prior played his milestone 50th SANFL game for the Central District Football Club last Sunday, against North Adelaide at Prospect Oval. Read More…


EDMEAD STARTING TO FIND HIS FEET

By Peter Argent After a four-year apprenticeship in the SANFL reserves that started back in 2010, 22-year-old Central District small forward Caleb Edmead is starting to make his mark at league level. In the round 12 clash Edmead kicked a career high four-goal haul, in the Bulldogs impressive win over... Read More…


Centrals Indigenous Greats

Ahead of Indigenous Round this weekend Club Historian Robert Laidlaw has compiled a list of Indigenous Players to wear the Red, White and Blue of Centrals. Read More…


An Indigenous Legend - Phil Graham

Ahead of SANFL Indigenous Round 2015 we look back at an article written by Peter Argent in 2014 which touches on the career of a Bulldog Legend - Phil Graham! Read More…


CDFC Heritage - Looking for donations to assist Club projects

The Central District Football Club is developing a number of Heritage activities which will be rolled out into the future. Read More…


Mick Malthouse is coming to Centrals

Thanks to Club Sponsor 'My Money House' Join us for our next Business Luncheon on Friday August 28th.Hear from VFL/AFL expert, Premiership Player and Coach Mick Malthouse. Hear all about his amazing football journey, about some of the characters he has dealt with and even how close he was to... Read More…


2015 Gala Dinner - Our must attend Night of Nights

The Central District Football Club is proud to announce our 2015 "night of nights" - our 2015 CDFC Gala Dinner where you can 'Eat, Drink, Dance & Bid' to your hearts content! Read More…


2015 All Stars Quiz Night

Save the date Saturday August 1 for our CDFC ALLSTARS Quiz Night. Read More…


New Auskick centre announced for Munno Para

WHERE: Munno Para Primary School, Maltarra Road, Munno ParaTIME: 3:30pm – 4:30pmSTART DATE: Wednesday, 3rd of June ND DATE: Wednesday, 12th of AugustCONTACT: Ryan Hunter (Ryan.Hunter9@schools.sa.edu.au) Read More…


Business Lunch with Mark 'Bomber' Thompson - CANCELLED

It is with regret that we have to announce the cancellation of the Business Luncheon with Mark Thompson as guest speaker! Read More…


4 Central District Players in State Under 18 Carnival

Central District's Brendan Dew, Kyle Presbury, Wayne Milera and Isaya McKenzie have been selected to play in South Australia's National Under 18 Carnival team which will aim to defend its national back to back championship titles over the next 6 weeks. Read More…


Thomas proud to lead SA

PAUL Thomas didn’t need anytime to consider his response when SANFL state coach Graham Cornes asked him if he’d again be interested in donning the Croweater guernsey against the WAFL on Saturday.    “We spoke a while ago about whether I’d be keen to play state footy, form warranting, and... Read More…


3 players named as part of initial Under 16 State Squad

Central District have 3 players in the U16 initial state squad for 2015. Read More…


JANSEN’S LAST MINUTE MAJOR

By Peter Argent Read More…


Central District History - Part of SA's 'About Time Festival'

Club Historian Robert Laidlaw and past great Robin Mulholland recently shared stories about the Central District Football Club as part of South Australia's About Time Festival. Read More…


Bid on Match Worn and Signed Guernseys

Here’s your chance to own a piece of footy history and support a great cause! Read More…


2015 SA State Squad Announced

The SANFL has named a 31-man West End State squad to face the WAFL at Lathlain Park in Perth on Saturday May 23. Read More…


2 early matches next 2 weeks

Please note the next 2 matches on our Fixtures Calendar are early games! Read More…


SANFL's Zac Milbank chats to Paul Thomas

Ahead of Thommo's 250th game Friday Night the SANFL's Zac Milbank chats to the 6 time Premiership player and Central District Co-Captain about his life, football, teammates, the Bulldogs and growing up around the Club. Read More…


'Their Thoughts on Thommo' -

Ahead of Paul Thomas' 250th SANFL League Match on Friday Night Peter Argent has gathered some words from many Central District Club People and past Premiership Players:Kris Grant – Central District CEO “I’ve known Paul since he was three days old.  “‘Thomo’ knows nothing else but the Central District Football... Read More…


Trial Game 2 - Results, Central defeat North Adelaide

Central District League side made it 2 from 2 this pre-season with a strong 40 point win over North Adelaide on Saturday. Read More…


Underage Captains Announced

Last night (Wednesday March 25th) the underage leaders were named for the 2015 season Read More…


Club Doctor

  Unfortunately the season is all but upon us and the Club does not have a Doctor. Read More…


League Trial Game 1

Central  7.3  13.5  19.8  23.8  146 points Read More…


Big Bulldog Cash Draw Winners

Congratulations to our 2015 'Big Bulldog Cash Draw' Winners: Read More…


2015 Leaders Announced

Central District has announced its 2015 on-field leaders: Read More…


Season Launch Night a Success

Central District's 2015 Season Launch Night on Wednesday March 11th was regarded a successful event with over 300 people turning out to watch training and enjoy a Free Sausage Sizzle. Read More…


SA Under 18 Academy 2015 Trial Game Wrap

Peter Argent was at the annual SA Under 18's Academy match. Here is a report on the match and the Central District Players that featured: Read More…


Zerella Academy Announcement

Central District football club is happy to announce that Clinton Zerella (Son of the Late Robert Zerella) will continue the legacy of the Zerella Academy after Robert's passing in 2013.This will guarantee the longevity of the program for many years to come. Read More…


PLAY JUNIOR FOOTBALL - register with a local junior Club for this season

If your child would like to play Australian Rules Football this season why not join a local Club in our area. Read More…


KEY FORWARD

Throughout the pre-season the Club has been seeking the services of a Key Forward. Read More…


Centrals launch new Club slogan

Central District have recently launched a new Club slogan. Read More…


2015 CDFC Memberships Now Open

Central District Football Club Membership for 2015 is now open. Read More…


Player Employment

The Club is still pursuing a couple of recruits, but employment will be the key issue. Read More…


Hurn to Captain West Coast Eagles

Local boy, Central District Junior and SANFL two-time Premiership Player Shannon Hurn will Captain the West Coast Eagles in the AFL in 2015. Read More…


Congratulations to Josh Glenn

Congratulations to Central District's Josh Glenn who was taken by the Gold Coast Suns at pick 7 in this mornings AFL Rookie Draft. Read More…


New Recruits. About to reside in South Australia

Currently there are 3-4 Interstate/Country recruits who have committed with the Club and are about to take up residency in Adelaide. Read More…


URGENT NEED!

The League and Reserves have now been training for almost 2 weeks. Read More…


Annual General Meetings

Central District Football Club Inc.Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of the Central District Football Club Inc.To be held on Monday 15th December 2014 at the Clubrooms, Elizabeth at 8pm. Members requiring an absentee vote should apply at reception 7 days prior to the A.G.M. Read More…


We require an Underage Head Trainer for the 2015 season

THE CENTRAL DISTRICT FOOTBALL CLUB INC. Read More…


Recruiting

The Club has gained the services of a tall wing, half back from Belconnen Football Club whom competed in the North Eastern Australian Football League. Read More…


Player Movements

Tim McIntyre  Tim has advised the Club that he is moving to Warrnambool to play football in 2015. Read More…


Player Jackson Potter seeking employment

Jackson Potter has completed his contract working with our Club. Read More…


Holden Staff get into spirit on Footy Colours Day

Centrals Member Adrian Reddy recently got into the spirit and organised his work group at Holden to wear Central District colours for the recent "Fight Cancer Footy Colour Day" on Friday 5th September 2014.  Read More…


U16 and U18 Best & Fairest

The Central District Football Club held its U16 & U18 Best and Fairest on Wednesday the 24th of September, The evening was well represented by players, parents and officials.The Club would like thank all the trophy donors Zorich Group, Renny Family, Steve & Maxine Holbrook, Roger Girdham Electrical, Edie Moore,... Read More…


Central District Harlequin Netball 'Net Set Go'

 Central District Harlequin Netball Club are hosting "Net Set Go" clinics for juniors 5-7 and 8-10 years old. Read More…


Jarrod Schiller wins Norm Russell Medal

By Kym Jarman Read More…


Dew wins Macca's Cup MVP Award

By ZAC MILBANK (SANFLL) | Twitter @zacmilbankCentral District midfielder Brendan Dew has claimed the 2014 Macca’s CUP MVP Award.Recruited from Tea Tree Gully Football Club, Dew displayed an outstanding work-rate this season as evidenced by his ability to collect possessions with ease.In just his first season at Under-18 level, Dew... Read More…


Travis Schiller wins SANFL Powerade Star Search Award 2014 - Centrals 4 in a Row

By ZAC MILBANK (SANFL) | Twitter @zacmilbankTravis Schiller has won the 2014 Powerade Star Search Award, making him the fourth Central District player in succession to be judged the league’s rising star.In just his first season at league level, Schiller averaged 21 disposals while becoming an integral cog in the Bulldogs’... Read More…


Central District 2014 League and Reserves Best & Fairest Function

This year's League and Reserves Best & Fairest Function and presentation of the 2014 Norm Russell Medal will be held on Saturday September 13 at Grand Central's Holden Room. Read More…


BULLDOG BOND FOR WILLIAMS

By ZAC MILBANK (SANFL) | Twitter @zacmilbankLike it or not, Ryan Williams can’t escape the Gowans twins.As Central District’s consistent midfielder approaches his 150th SANFL match against North at Prospect on Saturday, he reflected on the bond he has built with James and Chris since making his SANFL debut in 2007.But... Read More…


Under 18's Picture Gallery from Saturday August 16 v Glenelg

Check out these pics from Saturdays U18 clash at Glenelg. Read More…


AFL's Barossa Barons

By Peter Argent Read More…


Chris and James Gowans inducted into SA Football Hall of Fame

Last Night (Tuesday July 29th) Central District 9 time premiership Heroes and Twins Chris and James Gowans were inducted into the SA Football Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Adelaide Oval. Read More…


Harbs' Rant - July 2014

G’Day Doggies Fans, Read More…


Under 18s pictures from Saturday August 9

Check out these pictures from our Under 18's on Saturday August 9 at Alberton Read More…


CDFC – THE RECRUIT

By Peter Argent Debuting on “The Recruit”, FOX8’s new football program last night continues a big 12 months for Johann Wagner. It was only in July last year Wagner started to come under notice of the wider football community. Read More…


Under 15 Intra State Championship

Each year our two under 15 sides made up from our local area (Metro and Country) playoff for a championship between other SANFL clubs. Here are the results for days 1 and 2 Read More…


2014 Under 17 Youth Championship

Each year there is a under 17 youth championship that is held between all SANFL clubs. Here are the results for days 1 and 2 of the championship. Read More…


Under 16 State Champions

Central District along with the SANFL would like to congratulate the under 16 SA state team, who last week won the AFL under 16 national championship, for the third time. Central District would also like to express a huge congratulation to Centrals own Jhye McConnell. Read More…


Braydn Lehman is Maccas Cup MVP for Round 12

SANFL Macca’s Cup Round 12 MVP nominee is Central District defender Bradyn Lehman. The Bulldogs backman registered 17 disposals, seven marks and three inside 50s in a tight win against Norwood. Read More…


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