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CDFC Women's Auxiliary Deeply Saddened

Our Club's Women's Auxiliary have been deeply saddened by the passing of two of their long term members over the past few days. Read More…


Central v Port Adelaide - Bite sized Preview

CDFC versus PA – since 2014The Dogs have played the Port Power reserves on 6 occasions since the AFL reserves sides were entered into the SANFL.The last clash between the 2 sides was in Round 5 this year when the ‘Dogs prevailed by 30 points while having 27 (13 g... Read More…


Bulldog Kennel Update

The Bulldog 'Dog House' being constructed by St Patrick's Technical College Student Cooper Ratsch, which will be auctioned at our Annual Gala Event on July 23 is coming along nicely... Read More…


Elizabeth Shopping Centre - Voucher redemptions

Thank you to all who attended our home match on 25th June. Read More…


Under 18's Mid-year Review

While the season to date has been a tough grind in terms of results the focus of what we are trying to achieve and development of our group long term, there has been some real positive steps forward.  Read More…


2016 CDFC Gala Dinner - Join us for our Night of Nights...

The Central District Football Club is proud to announce our 2016 "night of nights" - our 2016 CDFC Gala Dinner! Read More…


Central v Adelaide - Bite Sized Preview

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Local Boy Haydon brings up the 50

By Ella WatsonDave Haydon 50 games for Centrals. Last weekend saw defender Dave Haydon play his 50th game for the Central District Football Club against Norwood at The Parade. Haydon shared his milestone game with fellow team mate and Vice-Captain Luke Habel who played his 100th game for the Club. Read More…


Home Match v Crows on June 25th - SANFL Multicultural Round - Elizabeth Shopping Centre Sponsored Match

This week's home match on Saturday 25th of June v Adelaide is part of SANFL Multicultural Month and is Sponsored by our good friends at Elizabeth Shopping Centre. Read More…


2 x Bulldogs in State Under 16s squad

Two Central District Football Club Players have been selected in the SA State Under 16's squad of 25 which will contest the National Championships. Read More…


Habel - the Boy from the Riverina

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St Patrick's Technical College donating a Doghouse for CDFC Gala Dinner

Cooper Ratsch, a Year 11 Construction student from St Patrick’s Technical College, is building the Central District Football Club - the ‘Bulldogs’ - a dog house. Cooper’s BULLDOG HOUSE is being built as part of his Research Project, a compulsory SACE subject, that will incorporate the practical knowledge and skills... Read More…


Norwood v Central - Previews

CDFC versus Norwood – since 2012 Read More…


Eagles v Central, bite sized preview

CDFC versus WWTFC – since 2012 Read More…


Hill on the up

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Rumbelow - Surprise Packet so far...

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CDFC 2015/16 MAJOR LOTTERY RESULTS

Drawn 25/5/16 Read More…


Central v West - Bite Sized Preview

CDFC versus WAFC – since 2012 Read More…


Brendan Dew is SANFL Powerade Star Search Nominee for Round 9

Central’s Brendan Dew is the Round 9 SANFL Powerade Star Search nominee. Read More…


HARBS' RANT - May, 2016

HARBS’ RANT – MAY 2016 Read More…


Jenner, passing on experiences to the younger players

By Ella Watson Read More…


SANFL West End State Game v Victoria

 If you are a Centrals Season Ticket, Home Match Ticket Holder, or have an SANFL 2016 season pass you will be able to gain FREE ENTRY to this year's State Game at Adelaide Oval.       To Read more click here Read More…


Big Screen TV Launch Night and Car Lottery Draw Event

To christen our new Big Screen TV at Grand Central the Club is holding a 'Big Screen TV Launch Night' on Wednesday Night May 25th. Read More…


Appointment of Gary Howden as SANFL Zone Coaching Coordinator – CDFC Zone

 Gary Howden has been appointed as the SANFL Zone Coaching Coordinator for our Metropolitan Zone. Read More…


Central v Adelaide Bite Sized Preview

 CDFC versus AFC – Since 2014 Read More…


2015-2016 Major Lottery - Win a Brand New Holden for just $2

Central District's Major Lottery 2015/16 - you have a chance to win a Brand New Holden Captiva Valued at over $31,0002nd prize is a $3,000 Travel Superstore Voucher to spend on any holiday you desire, and 3rd prize is a cool $500 CashTickets are just $2 each with proceeds going to CDFC. Read More…


Centrals v Glenelg Bite Sized Preview

CDFC versus GFC – Last 8 games - StatisticsEntering round 8 this season, the Dogs have played the Tigers on 8 occasions since 2012.Centrals have won 6 of these 8 games by an average of 48 points. Read More…


Thank you to all who supported our Annual Charity Game for Novita Children's Services

On Saturday 30th April, the Central District Football Club hosted its Annual Charity Match for Novita Children’s Services. Read More…


CDFC School Holiday Clinics at My Money House Oval

2016 CDFC Country  School Holiday Clinics in Elizabeth Read More…


Jordan Furnell says strong tackling and defensive pressure are what’s needed to take on Port this weekend.

By Ella Watson  Read More…


CDFC School Holiday Clinics in Tanunda

2016 CDFC Country  School Holiday Clinics in Tanunda Read More…


Tim Meulendyks close to return from injury

By Ella Watson. Read More…


Good Friday Thank You

The Club would like to take this opportuity to thank everyone involved in making our Good Friday match a successful event. Read More…


School Holiday Coaching Clinics - April 2016

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Chris Jansen is set for an aggressive game against Sturt this weekend.

By Ella Watson. Read More…


Trent Goodrem to lead his team as Captain for the first game of the season

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CLUB STATEMENT REGARDING SANFL RULE CHANGES

CLUB STATEMENT REGARDING SANFL RULE CHANGES  Read More…


Robert Zerella Academy Update

ROBERT ZERELLA ACADEMY UPDATE Read More…


Captains Announced for 2016

The Central District Football Club is pleased to announce the Leaders for Season 2016.After Co-Captaining in 2015, TRENT GOODREM will take the reins as stand alone Captain for this season.Long term leader, KYLE JENNER will support as a Vice Captain. Read More…


Squad for Trial Games - Friday Night March 18 v South

Reserves take on South from 5pm Read More…


CDFC Underage Leadership Group Named

CDFC Underage Leadership Group Read More…


Squad for Trial Games v Glenelg March 12 2016

Centrals take on Glenelg in League and Reserves Trial Matches on Saturday 12th March. Read More…


SANFL STATEMENT - RESERVES

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Trial Game 1 v Eagles Report

Trial Game 1 v Eagles Read More…


Fraser Fort joins brother in Red, White and Blue

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This week's Trial Game v Eagles Sat 5th March

This Saturday March 5th Central District take on the Eagles in our first trial game of 2016 at the newly named My Money House Oval Elizabeth. Read More…


Congratulations to Chris and Rikki Gowans

Congratulations are in order for Chris and Rikki Gowans who sucessfully welcomed a Daughter, Eva Gowans, into the world this morning. Eva weighed 10p5oz. Read More…


CDFC Senior pre-season photos

Below are numerous photos that have been snapped at CDFC training in the past week during the gruelling pre-season period. Senior Coach Roy Laird, Strength and Conditiong Coach, Terry Whitelaw and Fitness/Sprints Coach Adam Brown have the players in great condition heading into the Trial Game period. Read More…


Central's new Ruckman talks about his move to SA

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Club is seeking Officials, Trainers, Medical Officers for 2016

CENTRAL DISTRICT FOOTBALL CLUB INC. NEED YOUR HELP IN 2016! Read More…


Nick Holman - ready for 2016

By Ella Watson Read More…


JAYMIE-LEE ROSS FOUNDATION PURPLE FAMILY FUN DAY

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Elliot Kavanagh - ready to play at Centrals

By Ella Watson Read More…


Junior Football Rego Days - Metro Area

Our local Junior Football Clubs are holding Junior Registration Days in our local area ahead of the 2016 season. If you have a young boy or girl interested in playing Football please make note of the below dates and details: Read More…


Another Player to hold the Fort

Central District has signed another player from Victoria with tall Defender Fraser Fort joining his brother Darcy at the Dogs for Season 2016. Read More…


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

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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

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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

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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…


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