Our History

Our History

The Jamestown Peterborough Football and Netball Club was formed in late 2002 through a merger of the Jamestown Appila and Peterborough Football clubs. The club has two home grounds, with the Victoria Park Ground at Jamestown and the Peterborough Soldiers Memorial Oval.

The club was fortunate enough to endure instant success in both football and netball, winning two football and five netball premierships in the club’s inaugural season of 2003.

Jamestown Appilla Football Club was formed in 1972, through a merger of the Jamestown and Appila football clubs. Jamestown had been a long term member of the Northern Areas Football Association whilst Appila (formerly Yarrowie) had been in the Flinders Football Association. The club was known as the Magpies and adopted the black geurnsey with a white V, as was being worn by Jamestown at the time, and was previously worn by Appila. The club was highly successful during the 1980’s and early 1990’s collecting premierships in 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991.All bar the 1991 premiership was under the guidance of coach Bob Boston.

Peterborough football club was formed in 1962  through a merger of Railways, Rovers and Towns Football Clubs who had previously been part of the Peterborough Football Association. Peterborough and was a long time member of the Northern Areas Football Association. The Saints most successful period proved to be in the mid 1960’s through to the 1970’s collecting four premierships.