Club History  


The club is founded as Noosa River Soccer Club.
A group of interested people including founding President John Hines met in a Noosaville Cafe & planned to create a soccer club for Noosa & District.
The first public meeting was held at St. Marys Hall Tewantin 3/7/73, afterwards an approach was made to Noosa council to provide grounds for the club.
A further meeting was held and it was decided that the club colours should be brown & gold.

Four teams are entered in the coast competition under 8's, under 10's, under 12's & under 14's.
the teams play at Coolum.

Noosa Shire council allocate 15 acres of land to the club at Tewantin (It was three more years until the grounds were ready).

The first team enter the competition before playing their home games at Read Park Tewantin the team played at Peregian Beach on a field behind the bowls club.
Amazingly the team go through the whole season undefeated but lose the Grand Final.

The club finally play at it's own ground at Sir Thomas Hiley Park, McKinnon Drive, Tewantin. That year also saw the first Grand Final victory when the U12's beat Coolum 2:1.

The canteen & changing rooms are built, almost exclusively by volunteer club members.

The first Women's team take to the field.
The club is renamed Noosa Soccer Club.
The first team are crowned Champions after also becoming Premiers, they beat Woombye 2:1 in the final.


The Women become champions after only losing one game all season, sadly they disbanded and did not defend their title.

Noosa win both first & second titles, the first time this was ever achieved in the Sunshine Coast Competition. The First's win the Grand Final 5:4
after extra time, after the teams were 4:4 after 90 minutes.
Noosa play in light blue & white.

Noosa beat Nambour 21:0, Steve Walsh scored 17 goals which was a world record for an official game, but the result was made null & void after the federation found that Nambour had played a couple of unregistered players.
The 2nd's win their fourth Championship in a row.

The firsts are Champions & Premiers

Noosa beat Glashouse Beewah (BeeGee's) in the final 3:1 BeeGee's had only lost one other game all season.
Noosa play in Black & Gold.

The new clubhouse is completed.

The club is relaunched with the patronage of Yvonne & Roger Cawley as the Noosa Blues with the help of local publishers Noosa Blue Publishing.
The Club play in their present Blue & Gold colours.
Noosa are Premiers but lose Grand final to Caloundra.

Premiers again but lose to Kawana in Grand final.

Noosa win Grand final at Tewantin 3:1 Vs. Maroochydore after game is delayed buy rain storm.

U13's make the Grand Final
Women win Championship beating BeeGees 1-0

Noosa win grand final as premiers with a golden goal in extra time after the game was tied 1:1 at full time Vs. Gympie Miners.

1st Division Champions after a penalty shhot out after the game was 2-2 at full time.
3rd Division are Premiers.
U14 Girls are Grand Finalists.
U16's Champions after beating Maleny in Grand Final.

U13's & Over 35's reach finals

Reserves win Grand Final

Reserves lose Grand Final

U16 Blue win Grand Final 4-0 over Bribie Island

U16 & Over 35's win their Grand Finals



Over 35's claim title as they beat Buderim in a battle at the Lions den.

7 teams make finals, including premier mens. Over 35's again claim the title overcoming coolum at their home ground.


Again, 7 teams qualify for finals and 1st Div men get knocked out from 4th position. Over 35's prove too strong and take out the title. Former Welsh international and ex Leeds Utd player, Kevin A'Herne-Evans takes on the role of Captain Coach.


The last home game at Tewantin finishes with an emotional 5-3 victory over Coolum FC. A night to remember.

Unbelievably, magic number of seven teams qualify for finals with many competitive aged junior teams reaching great heights.


A new beginning for the Noosa Lions as they move into their new home at the Girraween Sporting Complex. A record number of almost 500 players and 46 teams. New Premier Men's coach, Dave Boardman, ex NZ Women's National Team coach takes on the job at NLFC.


The Noosa Lions have enjoyed a rich and illustrious time winning many trophies along the way, 2013 will see a new begining for the Lions with our move to the new Giraween sports complex. This is a chance for the club to build on its strong community spirit in the best football facility on the Sunshine Coast.