Last updated : Wednesday, 29 November 2023


The Hunter Football League is an amateur football league in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in 1972 and currently has 12 clubs.

The league plays in a winter season, from April to September. The competition consists of a regular season followed by a finals series.

Hunter action

The Hunter Football League is affiliated with the New South Wales Amateur Football Association (NSWAFA).


The Hunter Football League was founded in 1972 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The inaugural season had six clubs: Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Newcastle, Singleton, and West Wallsend.

Hunter match

The league has grown steadily over the years and now has 12 clubs. The current clubs are:

  • Adamstown Rosebud
  • Charlestown Bears
  • East Maitland
  • Hamilton Hawks
  • Lake Macquarie City
  • Maitland Blackbirds
  • Newcastle Jets
  • Newcastle Workers
  • Singleton Lions
  • South Maitland
  • West Wallsend

Current Season

The 2023 season is the 51st season of the Hunter Football League. The regular season began on April 9 and will conclude on September 10.

Hunter teams

The top four teams at the end of the regular season will qualify for the finals series. The finals series will be played in a knock-out format.


Hunter Football League website

Hunter coaches

Hunter Football League Wikipedia page

New South Wales Amateur Football Association website

Hunter results

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