Club Premierships

Football Premierships

Seniors:  1906, 1909, 1911, 1947*, 1953, 1958, 1959*, 1978, 1992 * denotes Champions

Reserves: 1977, 1992 (note: Reserve Grade commenced in 1964)

U/18s: 2023

U/16s Div 3: 2008, 2012, 2015

U/16s Div 4: 2023

U/14s Div 4: 2001, 2009

U/14s Div 5: 2012

U/13s: 1973, 2002

Netball Premierships

Details of games below under investigation by Club History Group

A Grade: 1973, 1974. 1976, 1991, & 1992

B Grade: 1972, 1974* (Champions)

U/19s: 2022

U/17 ones: 2023

U/17 twos: 2018

U/16s: 1974

U/15s: 2019

U/14s : 1990, 1991

U/13s: 2018

U/12s: 1976, 1988

Football Premiership Game Details & Photos

Senior XVIII

1906 Grand Final: Portarlington 4-12-36 d. Queenscliff 4-2-26

Best: Portarlington – William Hitch, C.E. Graham, Joe Allbut

Goals: Portarlington: Kit Richards 2, George Wilson, Arthur Davies.

1909 Grand Final: Portarlington 5-8-38 d. Queesncliff 2-11-23

Best: Portarlington – Ted Elliott, Harry Hitch, Alan McLean

Goals: Portarlington – George Hitch 2, C.E. Graham 2, George Cox

No photo yet still sourcing

1911 Grand Final: Portarlington 9-8-62 d. Queenscliff 8-3-51

Best: Portarlington – Ern Marchant, Bill Allbut, Perc Allen

Goals: Portarlington – Jack Richards 4, Tom Graham 3, Charlie Harvey, Fred Allen

1947 Grand Final: Portarlington 12-19-91 d. East Geelong 9-8-62

Best: Portarlington – John Hyde, Stan Chirgwin, Max Trewin

Goals: Portarlington  Under investigation

At Kardinia Park

1953 Grand Final: Portarlington 7-7-49 d. Modewarre 5-8-38

Best: Portarlington – J. Ibbottson, J. Baxter, Harold Fraser, T. Hibbert, Val Wright

Goals: Portarlington – Max Trewin 3, Harold Fraser 2, Jack Grant, Clive Trewin

At Osborne Park

The 1953 premiership side included Jack Grant who captained Geelong Football Club in 1946 and won the 1938 Stawell Gift.

1958 Grand Final: Portarlington 18-15-123 d. Anakie 14-17-101

Best: Portarlington – Graham Beasley, Robert Trezise, Noel Trewin, Ron Evans, Ian Stewart, Ian Nash, Barry Ward

Goals: Portarlington – Robert Trezise 5, Graham Beasley, Alan Mackey 3, Ron Evans 2, Barry Ward 2, J. Nash, Noel Trewin

At Barwon Heads

1959 Grand Final: Portarlington 13-8-86 d. Anakie 11-7-73

Best: Portarlington – Barry Ward, Ron Evan, Ian Stewart, Ron Oldfield, Noel Trewin, Jack Trewin

Goals: Portarlington – Ron Evans 4, Ron Oldfield 2, Noel Trewin 2, Robert Trezise, Andy Mackey, Ian Stewart

At Osborne Park

1978 Grand Final: Portarlington 12-18 -90 d. Drysdale 5-14-44

Best: Portarlington – Vincent Giuffre, John Pertzel, Bruce Riches, John Sandilands, Ray King

Goals: Portarlington  – Ray King 5, John Serong 2, Peter Ashton 2, Gary Williams, R George, Greg Collier

At Barwon Heads – Gate — $6000

1992 Grand Final: Portarlington 10-6-66 d. Drysdale 4-11-35

Best: Portarlington – B. Canny, Wayne McKenzie, Brad Howes, P. Opsimoulas, S. McKenzie

Goals: Portarlington – P. Opsimoulas 3, S. Bennett 2, G. Mighall 2, S. McKenzie, R. Williams, Brad Howes

At Drysdale

Reserve XVIII Premierships

1977 Grand Final: Portarlington 7-18-60 d. Leopold 6-9-45

Best: Portarlington – Gary Beasley, Glen Delehant, Geoff Rhodes, Chris Williams, Vince Gulfire

Goals: Portarlington – Chris Williams 3, Gary Beasley 2, Ian Graymore, Gary Rhodes

1992 Grand Final: Portarlington 11-10-76 d. Drysdale 6-3-39

Best: Portarlington – D. O’Neill, Greg Vagg, Geoff Rhodes, J. Jill, R. McNamara

Goals: Portarlington – J. Hill 3, D. O’Neill 2, Geoff Rhodes 2, Greg Vagg, Damien Gnezda, R. Stewart

Club Underage Premiership Details

Under 13: 1973

1973 Grand Final: Portarlington 4-6-30 d. Torquay 4-3-27

Best: Portarlington – Greg Vagg, A. Wright, Geoff Rhodes, L. Lincoln, L. Lawler, D. Rhodes, David Whelan

Goals: Portarlington – Greg Vagg 3, I. James

Under 14: 2001 (4)

2001 Grand Final: Portarlington 2-7-19 d. Corio 2-4-16

Best: Portarlington – Paul Davis, Brad Smit. Thomas Dewey, L. Brown, S. Zwim

Goals: Portarlington – Thomas Dewey, Aaron Bradley

Under 16: 2008 (3)

2008 Div 3 Grand Final: Portarlington 11-3-69 d. St Joseph’s 3-8-25

Best: Portarlington – Andrew Wootten, Matthew Mathers, Shannon Gibbons, Jake Muscat, Timothy Hurst

Goals: Portarlington – Jamie Morgan 4, Ryan Marshall 2, Matthew Mathers 2, Jake Muscat, Andrew Wootten, Luke James

Under 14: 2012

Under 16: 2012

Under 17: 2015

During the Club’s 125 yr celebration in 1999 one of the outcomes was to select Portarlington’s Best Football Team from the Club’s years in the Bellarine Football League which began in 1971.

The selection was as follows:

Portarlington — Best Team of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s

Backs Dave Gray Gary Renfrey  Shane Cahill
Half Backs Greg Cain    Darren King  Brad Howes
Centres John Sandilands David Roe   Geoff Rhodes
Half Forwards Peter Ashton Gary Williams   John Pertzel
Forwards Daryl Bissett   Ray King Greg Vagg
Followers Bruce Riches  Phill Sarah  John Fagan
Interchange Steve Winter Greg Collier Graeme Davis