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Established in 1910 Nerimbera Football Club has a long history of football in Rockhampton. Nerimbera is named for a Darumbal word meaning 'where the mountains meet the river'.

From humble beginnings in 1910, the Magpies have survived two World Wars, The Great Depression, floods, droughts, cyclone Marcia and fierce competition from rival codes.

Locals who closely followed the world game in the early years would recall Nerimbera FC's glory days of the late 1940's  & 50's when the club dominated the iconic Wesley Hall Cup - winning it nine times out of eleven straight seasons. The history books show Nerimbera FC took out the Wesley Hall Cup for five consecutive years from 1953 - 1957. 

The club enjoyed a successful period in the mid 1990's, winning back to back titles in the now defunct CQ Soccer League. The club claimed victory of the Wesley Hall Cup in 1995 which was the Cup's centenary year celebration, and again in 2003. 

Nerimbera FC has always supported women in football having played an integral role in the establishment of the league in the region. The Rockhampton Women's Soccer Association was formed and official fixtures began in 1975. These early fixtures were held at Pilbeam Park (Home of the Magpies) with the encouragement of Nerimbera FC.

In recent years between 2004 - 2014 the Magpies women have dominated the league claiming 9 out of 11 grand final victories.

Original clubhouse -1979
Destruction of Cyclone Marcia - 2015
Destruction of Cyclone Marcia - 2015
Destruction of Cyclone Marcia - 2015
Sorting through the rubble
New clubhouse - 2016
Official Opening new clubhouse - 2016


To recognise and celebrate our rich history and conduct ourselves in a manner that reflects pride in our club and ourselves.


To enjoy our time together , be positive in what we do and provide a family friendly environment in which to nurture  and develop the game.


To be a Club that is welcoming and understanding to players, supporters, volunteers and stakeholders from diverse  backgrounds. 


To respect every person and organisation that we interact with and in turn, to earn the respect of other for all that we do as individuals and as a Club.


To be a professional Club adhering to high standards reflected by our appearance, actions and attitude. To consistently strive for improvement and aspire to be innovative and successful while  always maintaining integrity.


Nerimbera Football Club seeks continual improvement - Striving for the best facilities, closer links to our community, more value for our sponsors, continual improvement and development of structure and processes and to provide a supportive, positive and inclusive environment for our players, coaches, volunteers to achieve their full potential, both in our Club and the local community.


To continue to be a destination club of choice in the Rockhampton Region due to our unrivalled local reputation for professionalism and success. This reputation is based on clear age and talent based pathways, quality coaching with a focus on player development, quality facilities, a strong inclusive and family based culture and our club's contribution to the local community.

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