Football and 'Choose Tap' Netball
Major Partner

Yarra Valley Water and the Northern Football League joined forces in a partnership to encourage the local football and netball community to choose tap water over bottled water.

‘Choose Tap’ aims to educate the community on the benefits of drinking tap water as part of a healthy lifestyle and as a better environmental alternative to
bottled water.

Yarra Valley Water is the major partner of the Northern Football League's 'Choose Tap' Netball competition.

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WaterMarc is the largest aquatic and leisure facility in the northern region of Victoria and is home to the premier gym and indoor swimming pool in the area with a wide range of fitness classes and training programs.

WaterMarc is the naming rights partner of both the NFL's senior and junior finals series.

WaterMarc also provides discounted membership options for NFL players and umpires.

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Associate Partner

The Meadows is one of the world’s leading and unique greyhound racing associations, with facilities to match.

The Meadows has recently undertaken a $3 million renovation and the new facilities at the venue are fantastic for all types of events, with a capacity of 350 people.

The Meadows is also the home of the Australian Cup and provides first class racing on Saturday nights and Wednesday afternoons.

In 2016, The Meadows is the naming rights partner of the NFL's top-flight competition, Meadows Greyhounds Division 1.

The Meadows is located at 80 Northcorp Boulevard, Broadmeadows. For all your club function inquiries please contact Lucy Brennan on 9355 5222.

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Associate Partner

Zagame’s is one of the Australian hotel and service industry’s most respected and well-known businesses. Their concept is simple: Food, Family, Fun... Zagame's are for everyone.

Zagame's provides families with top quality food, great service and an atmosphere that caters for all ages.

Individuals and families have embraced the beautifully appointed venues, inclusive of huge children’s playgrounds, allowing you to sit down, relax and enjoy!

So if you're after a quick family dinner or a large family gathering, get down to your local Zagame’s today. Located in Ballarat, Berwick, Boronia, Caulfield and Reservoir.

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Associate Partner

Heidelberg Golf Club is home to a well-established 18-hole golf course, lawn bowls and events centre in Lower Plenty.

The 18-hole golf course offers a challenging layout for all levels of play, and guests are welcome on selected days to try the course.

Membership options include junior membership, special under-40s membership and options to pay monthly or quarterly.

The clubhouse has two event spaces for functions such as presentation nights, engagements, birthdays, Christmas parties and more. Catering is available for all levels of events, from BBQs to sit down meals.

Heidelberg Golf Club is the naming rights partner of the NFL’s Division 3 seniors competition, Heidelberg Golf Club Division 3.

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Community Football Partner

AFL Victoria's role is to oversee, support and guide football bodies across the state and continue to develop the great game of Aussie rules.

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Community Football Partner

The Carlton Football Club was founded in 1864 and is one of the 18 teams to compete in the Australian Football League (AFL).

The Blues formed an alliance with the Northern Football League in 2012 and that partnership strengthened in 2013 when the NFL became part of Carlton's 'Blue Zone'.

The partnership provides for a stronger community focus and representation of the northern region at the highest level.

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Community Football Partner

Northern Blues Football Club is a long-established club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) representing the northern corridor of Melbourne. 

The Northern Blues are affiliated with the Carlton Blues in the AFL, and play their home games at the Preston City Oval and Visy Park.

The club was established in 1882 as the Preston Football Club.

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Community Football Partner

The Northern Knights are the TAC Cup representative of the Northern Football League.

In recent years a number of Northern Knights/Northern Football Leagues representatives have gone on to play AFL football, including Trent Cotchin, Michael Hurley, David Zaharakis, Nick Vlastuin and Marcus Bontempelli.

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Community Football Partner

The Northern Umpires Association manages and co-ordinates the Northern Football League's contingent of umpires.

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Community Netball Partner

Netball Victoria is the peak body for the administration of netball in Victoria.

Netball Victoria works with the Northern Netball League to assist in the management of the league's netball competition.


Match Filming Partner

Red Onion Creative manages the Northern Football League's match day filming program- filming and uploading every senior NFL match.

Red Onion Creative is a place where ideas thrive and practical strategy blends with creativity. Red Onion delivers solutions over a broad range of disciplines, ranging from graphic design, marketing, brand strategy, advertising, web and digital design, publishing and full print requirements.

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Print and Photography Partner

Cyan Press is an industry leader in printing and sport photography and, since 2012, a proud partner of the Northern Football League.

Each week Cyan Press prints The Northerner, the official publication of the Northern Football League.

Radio Partner

SEN 1116 is the home of sport and proudly supports local football.

Each Thursday night in the football season, Paul Daffey joins Mark Fine for 'Bush and the Burbs' to discuss Victorian local football.

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Radio Partner

Plenty Valley FM has a long history of broadcasting local football in the northern region and has been involved with the league for over 20 years.

The Northern Football League can be heard on 88.6 Plenty Valley FM every Saturday of the season from 1pm until 5pm.

Please check the NFL website every Friday to find out which game will be the Match of the Round.

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Apparel Partner

Established in Melbourne in 1972, the Buffalo Sports brand has now grown to be recognised and trusted worldwide.

Buffalo Sports manufactures an extensive range of products using the highest quality materials. Its product range covers all sports, specialising in the manufacturing of balls, hardware, clothing and protective equipment to meet your needs, with over 5000 different items available.

Managed by Eane Whitton, Buffalo Sports is one of three approved suppliers of Northern Football League club jumpers and is the league’s exclusive socks supplier.

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Apparel Partner

Grashan Sportswear has been in business for over 30 years and has built its reputation on quality and service.

Grashan Sportswear has a wealth of experience in servicing suburban football clubs and leagues. The company is an on-field licensee for three metropolitan Melbourne football leagues and the proud apparel partner of the Northern Blues Football Club.

Grashan Sportswear is able to supply a women’s specific jumper design contoured to meet the needs of a female athlete. In 2014, Grashan Sportswear manufactured Melbourne Football Club’s female jumpers for New Balance, for the AFL’s official women’s game played during Women’s Round.

Located in the NFL heartland in Preston, Grashan Sportswear’s team led by John Toniolo and Graeme Whincup is truly excited about its partnership with the NFL and looks forward to servicing the apparel needs of its member clubs.

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Apparel Partner

Hot Sub is one of the leading sporting apparel companies in the northern suburbs of Melbourne.

Based in Thomastown, Hot Sub is the longest serving on-field apparel supplier of the Northern Football League.

New owners Simon Hosking and Eddie Oliver are committed to continuing to provide NFL clubs with the best service possible with their on-field apparel needs.

Hot Sub produces jumpers and all shorts for Northern Football League clubs and is the principal supplier of the league’s netball uniforms.

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Beverage Partner

Schweppes Australia became the NFL's beverage partner in 2014.

The Schweppes story began in 1783 when Jacob Schweppe pioneered the remarkable process of capturing and bottling bubbles.

Sixty-seven years later the Schweppes brand arrived in Australia, and in 1877 it built its first factory in Sydney.

Today, Schweppes Australia continues to be a leading company in the Australian non-alcoholic beverage market.

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Beverage Partner

Lion is one of Australasia’s largest food and beverage companies, employing more than 7,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.

With a proud history extending back to 1840, Lion markets premium brands in the dairy, juice, soy, beer, cider, fine wine, spirits, alcoholic ready-to-drinks and non-alcohol beverages categories.

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Food Partner

The Pancake Parlour supports the NFL's 'The Pancake Parlour Top 5 Plays of the Week’ highlights package.

The Pancake Parlour provides a $50.00 voucher to the five players who feature in the highlights package each week.

In June 1965 The Pancake Kitchen was formed in Adelaide. Now, 50 years later, the Melbourne icon has 12 Melbourne locations.

The Pancake Parlour is moving in exciting new directions with expanded menus and a modern style of architecture and design. Re-invigoration of The Pancake Parlour includes the creation of new dishes, new restaurants and cocktail bars.

The Pancake Parlour has restaurants in the City, Doncaster, Northland, Highpoint, Glen Waverley, Ringwood, Malvern, Dandenong, Fountain Gate, Knox and Werribee.

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Catering Partner

Luckman Catering provides quality, satisfying food, at a reasonable price. Luckman caters for corporate functions, private functions, weddings, birthdays, funerals, office parties and more.

Luckman caters for all NFL functions, including senior presentation night.

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Medical Partner

As the league’s medical partner, Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic provides a weekend service for all NFL footballers and netballers who require medical assistance.

An on-call service is available from 1PM to 6PM on Saturday and Sunday for any injured player who requires medical assistance.

A 10% discount will be offered if you are a registered player in the NFL/NNL.

Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic is based at 339 Heidelberg Rd, Northcote.

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Medical Partner

With 137 patient-beds, Northpark Private Hospital is one of the largest private hospitals in Melbourne's northern suburbs.

The hospital, located on the corner of Plenty & Greenhills Rd Bundoora, has been providing high quality healthcare to Melbourne's northern suburbs for over 30 years.

Northpark Private provides a full range of surgical and medical services, including a dedicated mental health unit and a full service maternity unit, including mother and baby services.

In October 2016, an Emergency Department will open at Northpark Private treating both low and high-acuity patients.

Northpark Private Hospital will next year become the naming rights partner of the NFL’s senior women’s football competition.

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Medical Partner

Victor Sports offers the most complete product range of all the medical supply companies, as well as the best quality.

Victor distributes to NFL House on a 24-hour turnaround, with the option of ordering through the league.

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Medical Partner

Club Warehouse has built a reputation of excellence in terms of product knowledge, service and value on its comprehensive range of products.

Its product range extends from simple first aid needs to pharmacy, sports performance, and extensive physiotherapy supplies through to sophisticated sports recovery equipment.

Club Warehouse has teamed with Victor Sports to provide NFL clubs with the best of both worlds.

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Sport and Life Training Partner

SALT delivers education, culture and leadership training into local footy clubs. We are effective because we base all our teaching on the existing values and beliefs of footballers.

Our units include drugs and alcohol, respect for women, vilification and discrimination, social media, well-being, anxiety and depression, responsible gambling and positive coaching.

We can help clubs set up effective leadership teams, a core values statement and a mentoring program. We are trained and experienced teachers who have played footy and understand footy clubs.

Due to our charitable status we can access external funding to keep our prices very affordable.

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First Aid and Training Partner

KMR Safety First is a community focused first aid training organisation, delivering first aid training to Northern Football League club trainers and supplying first aid kits and supplies.

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Art Partner

Sporting Fine Art's vision is simple, to capture inspiring moments and portray heroes of grass roots sport.

SFA specialises in custom portraits of individuals or teams, as well as premiership posters, all at affordable prices!

For all your club enquiries please contact Ryan Wilson.

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Banking Partner

Delphi Bank is the NFL's bank sponsor.

Formed after Bank of Cyprus Australia was acquired by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in March 2012, Delphi Bank offers a wide range of banking services to customers from 14 branches across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.

Delphi Bank's symbol stands for three very important pillars - family, business and community.

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Football Partner

The Sherrin - It's the Official AFL Football, an elite piece of leather that has always been around since 1880 - 21 years before federation.

The Sherrin is the oldest regular footy. It seems that footy pioneers used rugby balls from England. It was when Sherrin's founder was given a misshaped rugby ball to fix in 1880 that he came up with the design for the first Sherrin.

Sherrin is the football manufacturer of the Northern Football League.

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Line Marking Partner

Supaturf is an Australian owned and operated company that develops and distributes line marking machines, accessories and liquids for turf (such as sport fields, courts, and residential lawns) and hard surfaces.

Supaturf's product range of line marking and line removing liquids is eco-friendly, cost effective, and highly pigmented in which we have a multitude of colours to choose from.

Supaturf products can achieve simple and precise lines, suitable for marking sport fields, courts, and areas where safety markings are necessary, to complex images such as company logos and emblems.

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Presentations Partner

Winning Edge Presentations has a proud history of servicing the corporate and public sector throughout Australia and abroad.

Specialising in all forms of giftware and presentation items, Winning Edge Presentations produces all trophies and medals for the Northern Football League

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Real Estate Partner

Flannagan Peressini & Shaw are committed to providing a great real estate experience that gets results. 

With over 70 years experience in real estate, they are situated in Greensborough, operating throughout the heartland of the NFL. Their core values are commitment, honesty and respect – with the main aim being to make real estate easy.

All FPS directors have been involved in sporting clubs in the area for many years, and know they are an integral part of the community. To emphasise their commitment, and in a way of giving back, 'A Sporting Chance’ was born; if you sell your house through FPS, they will donate $1000 straight back to the club of your choice.

Flannagan Peressini & Shaw are proud to be the Northern Football League’s exclusive real estate partner.

FPS Real Estate, "Opening Doors”.

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Phone 9432 6889
Shop 3, Ground Level, 68 Main Street, Greensborough 3088

Service Partner

Midas Greensborough is a proud supporter of the NFL's radio broadcast - the NFL Match of the Day.

Midas Greensborough provide a $149 car service voucher for the player adjudged best afield in the radio game.

The team specialises in car servicing including logbook servicing, safety inspections, brakes, exhaust, suspension and tyres.

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Trade Partner

Current Connections provides quality, professional electrical services that are delivered on time and on budget.

Contact the team for all your electrical needs.

Current Connections - Your Local Electrician

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Senior Charity Partner

White Ribbon is an organisation that is working to prevent the most common and pervasive form of male violence – that towards women. All forms of violence are unacceptable.White Ribbon believes the prevention of violence against women will change society for the better.

Through primary prevention initiatives and an annual campaign, White Ribbon works to change the attitudes and behaviours that lead to men's violence against women.

The Division 1 Grand Final is played in support of White Ribbon.

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Junior Charity Partner

Camp Quality’s purpose is to create a better life for every child living with cancer in Australia by delivering national programs that build resilience and optimistic behaviours for all Australian children (0-13 years) living with cancer.

Round 11 of the NFL’s junior fixture on Sunday, June 26 will be recognised as Camp Quality Round. All matches will be played in support of the league’s junior charity partner.

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