Archive for the '50 years of footy at UNE' Category

Two originals inspire Nomads

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Rod ‘Rocket’ Gillett, Chairman UNEANFC Old Boys & Girls The appearance of two of the original players from the 1962 University of New England footy club inspired the Nomads at the recent reunion to celebrate the 50th year of Australian football in the area. Bob Cason and Ted Nixon turned up to the reunion in […]

Nomads Ball Tickets

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Tickets for the Nomads Ball on 4 August can still be obtained from either Pagey (0429682001) or Amy (0417848648); by emailing, or at either Saturday’s or Tuesday’s training sessions.

Unreliable memories of the original UNE footie club

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Ted Nixon (UNE ANFC founder member) I arrived in freezing Armidale from temperate Melbourne as a callow young lecturer of 22 in 1962. What a culture shock!

Three weeks to go!

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

There are only three weeks left until the Social Event of the Year! The Nomads Ball will be at the Wicklow Hotel on 4 August, following the UNE ANFC Old Boys and Girls Day at the Nomads v Saints game. Tickets can be obtained from either Pagey (0429682001) or Amy (0417848648); or email; or […]

Fiftieth anniversary celebrations

Friday, July 6th, 2012

The Nomads and the UNE ANFC Old Boys and Girls will be celebrating 50 years of footy at UNE on 4 August. There are a number of activities taking place around the Nomads v Saints fixture: jumper presentation by UNE ANFC Old Boys and Girls to their Nomad contemporaries; coin toss by UNE VC and […]

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