Vale Ron Gatley

The committee, supporters, players past and present, and life members are all saddened by the loss of Ron following a sudden illness.more

A grade coach 2015

the committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Jesse Maclean as the A Grade coach for 2015.
Jesse has lead the seniors for the previous 2 years and we hope for the ultimate success in 2015.more

Bob Dowie

Bob decided to hand over the reins of the club in 2015. A big thank you to him from the committee and supporters for his tireless efforts over the previous years as president, coach, and general coordinator.
His efforts were much appreciated from all of those involved.more

2015 committee

Following a lack of quorum at the AGM in December a special general meeting was held in January.
Positions are still available for those who would like to get involved and support Nightcliff Dragons and rugby leaguemore



a reminder to all Nightcliff Rugby League Dragons that the 2014 annual general meeting will be held at the Darwin Trailer Boats Club at 10am on Sunday 7 December
We hope to see you there and willing to join this longstanding clubmore

2014 Sponsors

Sponsors are the most important group who contribute to the growth and development af a club
This year we were lucky to have with us:
Crocodile Dunnee
Laing O'Rourke
All Hours Plumbing
Southern Steel
Able Finance
Northern Cement
Finlays Stonemasonary
Safe Hands
Fitness Worldmore

2014 Award winners

presentation night was held at the Darwin Trailer Boat club on Saturday 20 September 2014.
A big thank you to all of the players, sponsors, committee, coaching staff and supporters for the season
Congratulations to the Reserve Grade and Under 14s on winning their grand finalsmore

draw for 28/29 March - Game 1 - bring it on

28/3/14 Friday night - at Palmerston Goodline Park: U 14 vs Litchfield 6.30pm , U16 vs Litchfield 7.30pm.
29/3/14 Saturday Warren Park Marrara: U6 0830 vs Litchfield Red, U8 0915 vs Litchfield Black, U10 10am vs Palmerston, U12 1135am vs Palmerston. Junior Coordinators Di Ambyrum-Rollo 0428280532 and Mel Sneddon 0402781592 - please call if you can assist in any waymore

junior training 2014

Training has commenced at Moil Oval on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 6pm.
Thanks to all the helpers over the last 2 weeks as we progress to the season. The more the merrier and it contributes to a successful Dragon season.more

on line registration for 2014

follow the link to the Nightcliff Dragons on line registration page
All currently registered players sign on to the club through this link.
All new or transferring players need to complete a registration form

2014 A Grade coach appointed

Congratulations to Jesse Maclean on his appointment as A grade coach for 2014. Jesse is a longterm and successful player with the Dragons and we wish him all the best in hs campaign to win the premiership in 2014.more

A Grade Awards

Not quite competition winners this year but a good team camaraderie to build on for 2104more

Senior Support staff

A Club is unable to function without the volunteers who support the teams each weekmore

2013 Senior Presentation - see photo gallery

Presentation was held at Darwin RSL on Saturday 28 September.
Congratulations to all award winners.
Thanks to Jackie, Lesley, and Carole for assisting with the decoratingmore

2013 Perpetual Award winners

Duncan MacGillivray Rising Star: Jesse Carelton
Gus Gibson Most Courageous: Stefan Dippel
Bobby Shields Battler: Peter Thorne
Harvey Brown Leading Try Scorer: Wesley McDinnymore

Under 16 2013 Award Winners

Under 16 presentation night was held at Harvey Norman Stadium on 27 September 2013.
It was a good night had by all and congratulations to all of the winners.more

Under 14 2013 Award Winners

Awards were presented at Harvey Norman Stadium on Friday 27 Septembermore

Photo gallery update

new photos have been added to the Under 9 and Under 10 2013 presentationmore

Senior presentation Night

This will be held at the Darwin RSL, Cavanagh St on Saturday 28th September at 7pm. Food and some alcohol provided . Dress neat and tidy.
Come and celebrate 2013 with your team mates, committee and supportersmore

Under 12, 14 and 16 Presentation Night

This will be held at NTRL club rooms Harvey Norman Stadium, Richardson Park on Friday 27 September at 7pm. Food provided
Dress neat casual - no shorts, thongs or T shirts.
Who will win the prestigious Duncan MacGillivray Rising Star award?
Who is the most valuable player?
Come and join the celebrationmore

Bring it on

Nightcliff Under 14 and Under 16 teams will be completing in the grand finals at Harvey Norman Stadium on Saturday 21 September.
Under 14 play at 12 midday and Under 16 at 1pm.
all club members, supports ad players come and cheer on the teams.
Good luck boys from all at Nightcliff Dragonsmore
Reserve Grade 2013

Reserve Grade 2013

2013 Reserve Grade prior to preliminary final played on 12 September.
Sadly they went down to Brothers. Better luck in 2014.
Thanks to the players. coaching staff and sponsorsmore
Jesse Carelton NTRL U16 B&F

Jesse Carelton NTRL Under 16 Best and Fairest

Congratulations to Jesse on his selection as NTRL best and fairest in the Under 16.more
Cameron, Jesse, Di and Lope

Nightcliff junior nominees at NTRL awards

players nominated for NTRL awards were Jesse Carleton for Under 16 and Lope Gobidu for Under 14.
Pictured here with Nightcliff Under 16 coach Cameron Versteegh and Under 14 team manager Di Rollomore
Jesse, Jermaine, Wesley NT News team of year with president Bob

NT News team of the year

3 Nightcliff players selected in the NT News team of the year at the NTRL Frank Johnson award night.
Players selected were Jesse Maclean, Jermaine Thompson and Wesley McDinny picture with president Bob Dowiemore
Bob, Petro and Steve

Nightcliff Groupies

President Bob Dowie and Secretary Steve Versteegh chatting up NRL legend Petro C at the Frank Johnson medal night. Petro was the guest of the NTRLmore
NTRL Reserve Grade B&F Adrian Corrie

Frank Johnson Reserve Grade 2013

Congratulations to Adrian Corrie selected as the NTRL Reserve Grade Best and Fairest for 2013more

Under 9 and Under 10 presentation

This was held at the Flightpath on Sunday 1 September . No one was injured!
Thanks to coaches Alex Dowie and David Senge for the year. Thanks also to parents and supporters who helped out through the year. See you in 2014.
Check out the under 9 photos under photo / photo gallery / 2013 Under 9 and 10 presentation.more
Chico Motlop Shield winners 2013

Chico Motlop Shield

The Nightcliff Dragon A Grade with the Chico Motlop shield. This game also celebrated the 100th game for Matt Daly who has been a committed nightcliff player since he commenced training at aged 4more

50 club raffles

2 50 club raffles were held at HNS on 23/4
Winners were
first 50 club number 50 Stu Clay
second 50 club number 23 Jordan Parfitt.
Winners collected their prize.more

A Grade beat University

It took until the second half for Nightcliff Dragons to exert some influeance over the Uni Sharks to win 24 to 8more

Reserve Grade win against Brothers

Congratulations to the Reserve grade players and coach Jack Roe on their win 32 28 against Brothers at Harvey Norman Stadium on 13 April.more

Under 18

Congratulations to the Under 18 boys who played for the Dragons tonight.
After forfeiting last week a team of 13 players won against Raiders.
It was a great game to watch with all players committed to a full 60 minutes.
Tries were scored by William Bohning (2) and Jason Lim (2) and Jabryah Hughson (1). Jason also converted 4 goals.
Final score 28 Nightcliff 18 Palmerstonmore

Games times weekend 12 and 13 April

12 April
U16 Bye
U18 V Palmerston 8.20pm Harvey Norman Stadium
13 April
U6 V Palmerston Vikings 8.30am Warren Park
U8 Bye
U10 V Litchfiled Black 10.10 am Warren Park
U12 Green V Brothers White 12pm Warren Park
U12 Red V Brothers Blue 1pm Warren Park
U14 V Litchfield Black 2pm Warren Park
Reserve Grade V Brothers 2.30pm NHS
A Grade V Uni 7.30pm HNSmore

A Grade

A hard fought win against Souths. This was a game of 2 halves with Souths scoring all of their points in the first half and the Dragons scoring all of ours in the second half - the final score 16 to 14more

Reserve Grade

Reserve Grade had a full team with reserves and went onto the field committed to winning and they did - 60 to nil.
it was good to see this grade tek the filed after having to forfeit and withdraw from the competiton in 2012.

Award winners were
player player Boss Noovad
Committee award for achievement Tom Steelemore

the junior games begin

Tthe first games of 2013 for Nightcliff juniors were held at South Darwin grounds on Saturday 6 April.more

weekend game times 6/4/13

All games will be played at South Darwin grounds Marrara
U6 10,00 am
U8 10.00 am
U10 10.50 am
U12 Green 10.50 am U12 Red bye
U14 11.40 am
U16 11.40 am
U18 12.40 pm
Reserve Grade 3.00 0pm
A Grade 4.30 pmmore
Marijan, Brad and Adam

round 1 award winners

Round 1 players player Brad Sneddon
committee award Marijan Harris
managers award Adam Portermore

NTRL season launch 2013

The launch of the NTRL season was held at Harvey Norman stadium on the 18 March.
This was a special night as Kevin Page was inducted as a life member of the NTRL. congratu;ation to Kevin from everyone at Nightcliff Rugby League.
It was also the occasion for Darwin Rugby League life members to be inducted as life members to the NTRL - congratulations to the Nightcliff members.more

the trophies

Bob and Garry were dazzled by the trophies in the Storm cabinet - the NRL winners trophies for 2012 and the world challenge cup won in February against Leedsmore

president in Melbourne

The president, partner and friends went to see the Storm play in Melbourne for the opening round of the NRL season. The best place to view the game was from the Kearns Lounge.
the Darwin mob with Kearns lounge host Robbie Kearns - the ambassador for the Melbourne Storm.more

under 12 at training 2013


Online Registration and Payment

In season 2013 Nightcliff are offering Online Registration and Payment to all players that played with our club in season 2012 and are returning in 2013. 

It simple and all you need to do is click here and follow the prompts once you have completed the form and paid in full you will be registered for the upcoming season. 

If you require a username and password you will need to contact Maureen Brittin on 0414 514 063


50th year celebrations and other photos

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