NTFA Ladder at end of 1965 roster matches (15 rounds played from 17 April to 14 August)
CLUB W L D FOR AGST % PTS
Scottsdale 11 4 0 1327 1082 122.64 44
Longford 9 6 0 1003 1010 99.30 36
North Launceston 8 7 0 1243 1139 109.13 32
Launceston 8 7 0 1043 1098 94.99 32
City-South 7 8 0 1099 1036 106.08 28
East Launceston 2 13 0 996 1346 73.99 8

NTFA Grand Final played on Saturday, 11 September 1965 at 2.20 pm
1/4 1/2 3/4 FINAL best players notable scorers crowd at umpire
Scottsdale 3.2 11.9 15.17 19.21 - 135 M Goninon, K Symons, A Walker R Lethborg 5, K Symons 3 York Park
10,116
unknown
North
Launceston
5.5 5.9 9.10 11.13 - 79 C Thompson, R Downes, W Manion P Stephens 4, R Collinson 3

PREMIERS RUNNERS UP
SCOTTSDALE
coach: Brian Donohoe
NORTH LAUNCESTON
coach: Bob Withers
S Wilson, R Richman, G Shearer, T Allanby, D Millwood, B Whish-Wilson, M Hadley, M Goninon, A Walker, R Knight, K Lette, K Symons, R Lethborg, L Ranson, C Mellors, B Donohoe, M Millwood, K Beattie,
(19th & 20th) R Hall, L Whish-Wilson
G Luck, R Dargavel, J Swain, T Stingle, J Hill, R Walker, W Manion, R Withers, W Dunstone, J Fitzallen, W Saville, R Heald, J Kenyon, P Stephens, R Collinson, R Jones, R Downes, C Thompson,
(19th & 20th) R Biffin, K Radford

Tasman Shields Trophy (NTFA Best & Fairest)
(as published in The Examiner ** August 1965)
- Leading Goalkickers at end of roster matches
(believed correct, but not yet verified)
Player Club Votes Goalscorer Club Goals
Nigel Wilson Longford 12
Rex Lethborg Scottsdale 55
Kevin Youd Launceston 11
Trevor Pearce East Launceston 39
Paul Luttrell City-South 10
Brian Blazely City-South 39
Graeme Lee Launceston 9
Phil Stephens North Launceston 34
Frank Maxwell East Launceston 9
Ray Bailey Launceston 30
Bob Bye Longford 9
Karl Beattie Scottsdale 30
Mannie Goninon Scottsdale 9
Wes Stone Longford 29