This is the page where you can purchase various items the History Society has published or developed.

As time progresses more items will become available which will be posted on this page.

Should you have items that you would like to donate to the Society
which they may place in their Sales Catalogue,

please contact them on


V001 1972 Sydney Grand Final – Western Suburbs v Eastern Suburbs $25 plus $5.40 postage Available Now
V002 1987 Sydney Grand Final – Campbelltown v St George $30 plus $5.40 postage OUT OF STOCK
V003 1988 Sydney Grand Final – Campbelltown v East Sydney $30 plus $5.40 postage Available NOW
V004 1989 Sydney Grand Final – Campbelltown v North Shore $30 plus $5.40 postage Available NOW
V005 A DVD of 100 images from 1950s-80s of the Western Suburbs Club
$10 plus $5.40 postage Available NOW
V006 1978 DVDs of Sydney Games.  Colour, good quality, each approx 10 minutes in length. Various matches
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$24.50 plus $5.40 postage Available NOW
All these videos will be sold with the Players’ Names from the
Football Record where available
V007 1975 professionally produced Sydney 1st Grade Grand Final Audio CD – approx 100 mins $20 plus $5.40 postage Available soon


P001 The Australian Football Ground – North Botany
Icon Under Construction An eleven page document with references and quotes on the most ambitious venture ever undertaken by local Australian Football Officials.  It tells where the ground was, its size, the purchase price and how the league lost its grasp on such a valuable asset so early in the twentieth century. $12 OUT OF STOCK!
P002 Sunday Football in Sydney   This details the circumstances leading up to the playing of football of a Sunday in Sydney.  Australian football was the first sport to do so and attracted huge crowds to games in this period, particularly to Trumper Park. $12 OUT OF STOCK!
P003 The Day The Bell
Rang Early
Timekeepers Clock Unbelievably Sydney football has witnessed the mistakened early endings to matches over the years but there was one year when it happened in the preliminary final.  Then, incredibly enough, when the match was replayed because of  it, the bell AGAIN rang early. Read of what really happened. $12 OUT OF STOCK
P004 Brief History of the South Sydney Aust Football Club A nineteen page publication, including images and statistics, detailing the history of the South Sydney Football Club from 1887-1976. $12 Available now
P005 1957 – The History of the South Sydney Aust Football Club Under 18 Premiers An incredible story of how this motley bunch of young players banded together to win the flag in the first year of the league’s Under 18 competition.  It provides copies of comments from the Football Record, together with images and statistics of South Sydney’s last premiership. $12 Available now
P006 Brief History of the NSW Police Football Team   The first police team competed in the regular 1st grade Sydney competition in 1921-22.  Then in 1956 a police club was formed which competed in the Services midweek c9mpetition.  Regular competition for this team lasted until the late 1980s.  Since, the team competes in regular round robin carnivals against other states. $12 Available NOW
P007 Tom WillsThe First Wild Man of Aust Sport

Greg De Moore
The definitive biography of the visionary sportsman who brought us Australian football This is the story of Tom Wills–flawed genius, sporting libertine, fearless leader, and agitator, and the man most often credited with creating the game we now know as Australian Rules football. Sent to the strict British Rugby School in 1850 at 14, Tom returned as a worldly young man whose cricket prowess quickly captured the hearts of Melburnians.

$20 + $5.40 postage

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 P008 NSW Teal Cup Memories
A NSW Aust Football Society Production
A magnificent document detailing the history of NSW’s involvement in the Teal Cup from its start in 1953 until the name and age was changed in 1996.It tells about the players, coaches and managers and provides tables of the results, officials and players who went on to play VFL/AFL football $12 incl postage


– limited copies

P009 A Game of Our Own
Geoff Blainey
A Game of Our Own In A Game of Our Own, esteemed historian Geoffrey Blainey documents the birth of our great national game. Who were the characters and champions of the early days of Australian football? How was the VFL formed? Why was the umpire’s job so difficult? $25.00 incl postage OUT OF STOCK!
P010 Australian Football Clubs in NSW
by Miles Wilks
A colourful representation of clubs across the state – and that is true in the sense that effort was put into ensuring the book had visual appeal with a lot of colour photos and rare photos being included in the book. $32 incl postage Available Now
P011 All About the Great War and its impact on Australian Football in Sydney Front Cover thumbnail You will read all about Australian Football in Sydney prior to WWI during the conflict and the aftermath.This is the first time Australian Football in Sydney has been written about.  Extensive research produced this indepth look at the game, its players, officials and powerbrokers.  There are images and details on the fate of many of those who enlisted. – A Great Read! $25 plus
$5.50 postage
Available Now

All postage includes in Australia only.  Please contact for overseas mail.

Apparel History Society
Polo Shirt
Nicely styled blue Polo Shirt
with Society Logo
plus $7.20



To purchase any of these items you should make a deposit to the Society’s account by;

* Direct Deposit at any branch of the NAB,
By posting a cheque or money order to the NSW Aust Football Society, P O Box 98 Croydon Park NSW 2133, or
Electronic Transfer – make a direct deposit into the Society’s Bank Account:

National Australia Bank (NAB)

Account Name:  NSW Australian Football History Society

BSB:                     082-204

Account:              176208454

If paying by this means please insert your surname in the details column of the deposit.

Which ever payment method you choose, please insert your name on the deposit and forward an email to the Society confirming your purchase  Click here to email.