Formed in 1968, the Cardiff Hawks are a successful family orientated AFL Club that competes in the Black Diamond Australian Football League.
The Senior Club has teams in all grades of the BDAFL, being First Grade, Second Grade and 3rd Grade. These teams currently Train at Percy Street Oval, Hillsborough on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 6pm.
The junior club fields teams (including Under 16, Under 14, Under 12, and Under 10) in the Greater Sydney Junior AFL (Newcastle) competition. The club also runs a popular and successful Auskick program for younger children 8 and under which teaches them the fundamental skills of Australian Football.
Percy Street Oval, Hillsborough
Cardiff is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in NSW, located 13 km west-southwest of Newcastle’s CBD. There were a number of Welsh settlers living in the area, and on the suggestion of one of them, James Edwards, the name Cardiff was chosen after the capital of Wales. It was officially adopted in 1889.
1979-80, 1998, 2002, 2004-05-06