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COACHING APPOINTMENT

The Lilydale Football and Netball Club have much pleasure in announcing the appointment of Wayne Van Der Ross as Reserves coach for 2018. Wayne has previously coached at Glen Waverley Hawks (Reserves and Senior Asst.more

2017 Annual General meeting

Last night our 2017 AGM was held. Thank you to those who attended.
Our 2018 Office Bearers are as follows -
President - Anthony Simmons
Vice President - Mick Lowe
Secretary - Sharon Campbell ...
Treasurer - VACANTmore

Stronger Communities Grant

We are happy to announce that we have been successful in gaining a grant, for $20,000, through the Federal Government's Stronger Communities Program and Tony Smith, Member for Casey for an electronic scoreboard !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Our Club........Our Community.more

PRE SEASON TRAINING

To all players, old and new, Preseason Training starts on Monday November 20th at 6 pm sharp at back oval at Lilydale Reserve. Wear runners. See you there. Any questions contact Tim Wilson on 0428 270 396.more

CHRISTMAS TRAILER RAFFLE 2017

Once again this year, we will be having our Christmas Trailer Raffle at the Lilydale Marketplace Shopping Centre.
First prize is a 6×4 caged trailer, filled with goodies. We need donations of garden products or items to put in it. We would like each family to donate an item to go in the trailer. We are looking for things like a hose, rake, potting mix, plants, stakes, pots, fertilizer, ornaments,more

YARRA VALLEY RODEO

SAVE THE DATE
SATURDAY JANUARY 20TH 2018 for the YARRA VALLEY RODEO.more

BENDIGO BANK LILYDALE REFERRAL PROGRAM

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U 19's for 2018

Next Wednesday Night - Information Night for ALL U 19's in 2018.
An information night, will be held on Wednesday October 25th at the clubrooms starting at 7pm.
We invite all interested players (coming up from U 17’s and U 19’s from last year) and their parents to attend.more

2017 AGM

The 2017 AGM will be held on WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 15TH  at 7.30pm at clubrooms.
Vicki Hottes (Secretary) and Sharon Hunt (Treasurer) will not be seeking re-election. All positions are vacant and nomination forms are available by emailing lilydale@efl.org.au
On the night we need a quorum of 30, so please consider attending.more

FLANKER - END OF SEASON

The final Flanker for the season is out! Click on the link for the 2017 President's Report, awards winners and all of the latest club information:

http://mailchi.mp/862bfa547117/flanker-end-of-seasonmore

BEST AND FAIREST VOTES

Here are the remaining football and netball best and fairest votes.
Football
Round 15 v Mitcham
SENIORS                                                                                                                                                 Pat Klep 3, Andy Preston 2, Beau Michener  1more

FLANKER - GRAND FINAL

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/8d4a42cd971b/flanker-grand-finalmore

RESERVES COACH FOR 2018

RESERVES COACH FOR 2018 – We are seeking a Reserves Coach for the 2018 season. If you are looking to start your coaching career or you have experience, please consider applying. You would be part of the club’s coaching department and be working with Head Coach, Ben Neagle. Applications listing personal details, experience and qualifications can be sent to lilydale@efl.org.au  or contact Tim Wilsomore

MICK BAKER FUNDRAISERMick Baker Fundraiser - The club is holding a fundraiser for Mick Baker and his

Mick Baker Fundraiser - The club is holding a fundraiser for Mick Baker and his family (see details below). Mick is the Father of SAMMY! (No. 53 in the Seniors!), who has also played in the Under 19s and came through the junior ranks. They’re Lilydale Falcons through and through.It’s going to be a fantastic evening with lots of raffles, live music, food, and of course a drink or two! Tickets availmore

FLANKER - PRELIMINARY FINALS

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/5c9e15f25b64/flanker-preliminary-finals

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FLANKER - FINALS WEEK 1

The Flanker for the first week of finals is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/10b1081afb92/flanker-finals-week-1

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FINALS 1/2/3 SEPTEMBER

Friday sees our Div 1 Netball team play Mitcham, in the Grand Final. It is at 8.15pm at Knox Netball Centre, Dempster St Ferntree Gully. Please get along and support the girls, wearing your Lilydale colours.
Saturday sees the U 19's play Croydon in the second semi final at 10am at Tomore Reserve, Tomore Rd Boronia. Game starts at 10am. We are in the away rooms, wearing white shorts.more

FLANKER ROUND 18

The Round 18 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/4cf552a6582a/flanker-round-18

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

THIS WEEKENDS GAME V CROYDON

Another big weekend for the club. Tomorrow sees us playing Croydon at Croydon, with the Seniors needing the win for a finals berth. Four ins this week, Healy, T.Klaas-Henry, Lowe and Koger, for Sciortino, Wierzbicki, Gardner and O'Donohue.
After the games, we have the Vote Count, at the clubrooms. Food will be for sale and Bar open. Then we have the FLAMING MOES playing.more

2017 PRESENTATION NIGHT

PRESENTATION NIGHT - Thursday September 28th at Lilydale Lakeside Campus (Box Hill Tafe) Function Centre. ALL TICKETS TO BE PURCHASED BEFORE THE NIGHT. These can be purchased on a training night, at vote count, and Croydon game. Money can be transferred into club account, details on photo.
We already have something to celebrate with one of our netball teams playing in a grand final.
We invite allmore

FLANKER ROUND 17

The Round 17 of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/a8f97843e689/flanker-round-17

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FLANKER ROUND 16

The Round 16 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/fd910edc168f/flanker-round-16

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

PAST PLAYERS AND OFFICIALS LUNCHEON

The Lilydale Football and Netball Club, wish to extend an invitation to all Past Players and Officials, to attend the annual luncheon on Saturday August 19th.
Cost is $30 person for a 2 course meal, bar will be open and you can also join in the celebration of Stephen Mc Donald's 350th game.more

COACHING ANNOUNCEMENT

The Lilydale Football and Netball Club have pleasure in announcing Ben Neagle has been appointed Senior Coach for 2018.
Congratulations Ben.more

THIS WEEK'S FLANKER

Unfortunately, the Flanker will not be produced this week due to circumstances beyond our control. There will be a BIG issue next week.more

STEPHEN MCDONALD'S 350TH GAME

On Saturday Aug 19th, Club games record holder, Stephen Mc Donald, will play his 350th game. This is an amazing acheivement as Macca has only played at one club - Lilydale, starting in the Juniors in 1988. He has been a very loyal player for the club and has played in three premierships,1998, 2003, and 2011.more

IMPORTANT DATES

There is still a lot going on at the club and here are our IMPORTANT DATES. Make sure you mark them in your diary - especially Presentation Night - Thursday September 28th. More details to come.more

FLANKER ROUND 14

The Round 14 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/52834af45f9b/flanker-round-14

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FLANKER ROUND 13

The Round 13 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/7d9c17e24af0/flanker-round-13

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FLANKER BYE ROUND

The Bye Round edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/5332a048374a/flanker-bye-round

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

PAST PLAYERS

Our Annual Past Players and Officials Luncheon is on Saturday August 19th. The football teams are playing at home that day against Doncaster East - should be a ripper of a game. It will start at 12o'clock for a two course meal, and guest speaker.more

WEEKEND'S GAMES

We start our weekend of Netball and Football tonight, with the Netballers playing tonight. Div 1 v Mulgrave at the State Basketball Centre, Wantirna Sth @ 8.45pm, Div 2 v Wantirna Sth @ Knox Netball Centre @ 9.25pm, Div 3 v Vermont@ Oxley College @ 7.15pm, Div 4 v Coldstream @ Oxley College @ 8.15pm, Good Luck Girls.
On Saturday we have all three teams at Wantirna Sth, Walker Reserve, Tyner Rd,more

FLANKER ROUND 12

The Round 12 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/6de10e0ee237/flanker-round-12

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ROUND 11 V MOOROOLBARK

This weekends games - Tonight's Netball - Div 1 v Mitcham @ 7.45 at Knox, Div 2 v Mooroolbark @ 6.45 at Knox, Div 3 v Waverley Bl @ 8.15pm at Oxley College, Div 4 v Heathmont Bl @ 6.45 at St Josephs College. GOOD LUCK GIRLS.
Tomorrow's Football U 19's v Ferntree Gully at 10am, Reserves and Seniors v Mooroolbark. Changes in the Senior side sees the return of Zak Kennedy and Sam Horsley for Sammore

FLANKER ROUND 11

The Round 11 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/980430d68b29/flanker-round-11

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

WEEKEND RESULTS

Results from the weekend of Football and Netball.
Netball - Div 1 42 def Montrose 26
Div 2 13 lost to Norwood 37
Div 3 14 lost to Kilsyth 29
Div 4 27 def Norwood 21
Football Seniors Lilydale 21.9. 137 def Wav Blues 8. 7. 54
Reserves Lilydale 15. 13. 103 def Wav Blues 5. 5. 35
U 19's Lilydale 15. 7. 97 def Wav Blues 4. 4. 28
Big night, last night at the club, with the Lilydale Lucky Draw.more

FLANKER ROUND 10

The Round 10 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/c08b70f862b9/flanker-round-10

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ROUND 10

Tonight sees the start of our Netball Football weekend. Games are as follows - : Div 1: 8:05pm Knox Regional vs Montrose Flames
Div 2: 8:15pm Oxley vs Norwood Black
Div 3: 7:45pm Fairhills vs Kilsyth Cougars
Div 4: 9:15pm Oxley vs Norwood Gold. Good Luck Girls.
Saturday sees the 3 football teams head to Waverley Blues.
There are 4 changes for the Seniors, Healy,Quilty,and Carswell all out injured,more

LILYDALE LUCKY DRAW

All tickets need to be returned this week SOLD or UNSOLD! The Lilydale Lucky draw is on again for 2017. The draw is on Saturday June 24th at the clubrooms. starting at 6.30pm Tickets are $100 each and prizes are -
1st prize $7000
2nd Prize $3000
3rd prize $1000
4th - 10th prize $100
Your ticket entitles you to FREE entry , FREE meal, FREE beer, wine, soft drink till 10pm.more

FLANKER ROUND 9

The Round 9 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/fd5a3e4dee58/flanker-round-9

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ROUND 9 V CROYDON

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SPECTATOR BEHAVIOUR

It has been bought to the Committee's attention, that at the Doncaster East game (Saturday June 10th) a Lilydale supporter made inappropriate comments towards the umpires and opposition players. This is not acceptable and will not be tolerated by the club.
The club apprciates the encouragement given to our players and coaches during a game and the passion that surrounds Australian Rules Football.more

PLANNING FOR 2018

Work at any football and netball club never stops, it is all year round. We have started working on 2018 and we are looking for people who are interested in taking up vacant positions at the club, they are –
Secretary
Treasurer
Sponsorship Co-Ordinator
Social Media Officer
Player Sponsorship Co-ordinator
Netball Co-ordinator
The committee has made changes to Secretary and Treasurer to ease the lomore

FLANKER ROUND 8

The Round 8 edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/fa0df89b6422/flanker-round-8

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ROUND 8 V DONCASTER EAST

There are no Netball games tonight – enjoy your week off girls!
Tomorrow sees all three football teams head out to Doncaster East – Zerbes Reserve off Blackburn Rd. The U 19’s kick off at 10.am. There is one change in the Seniors, Mitch De Franceschi, comes in for the injured Andy Preston. Hope to see lots of Lilydale support, to help the boys have a win and celebrate Munners and TJ’s milestonemore

FLANKER ROUND 7

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/bc09c3bd7061/flanker-round-7

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

LILYDALE V MITCHAM

This Saturday, we are playing two games against Mitcham at Mitcham, Reserves and Seniors. There is one change, Jye Sciortino has his firsrt game for the year in the Seniors, replacing Sam Horsley, who is injured.
Our netballers are playing on Friday night.
Div 1 v Heathmont at Knox at 6.45pm
Div 2 v Blackburn Black at Oxley College at 7.15pmmore

FLANKER ROUND 6

This week's edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:

http://mailchi.mp/aace76c5d979/flanker-round-6

If you'd like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FLANKER ROUND 5

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/34aff93ec92c/flanker-round-5

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ROCKWIZ TRIVIA WITH BRIAN NANKERVIS

Saturday May 27th is our Rockwiz Trivia Night with Brian Nankervis. It is at the clubrooms and is $30 per person to enter. The bar will be open and you can bring your own nibbles.
It promises to be a fun filled night and you can dress up as your favourite rock star! Dolly Pardon, Suzy Quatro,more

FLANKER BYE ROUND

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/105a71c23a16/flanker-round-5

If you would like to put anything in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

FLANKER ROUND 4

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:
http://mailchi.mp/b363a8dc7a0d/flanker-round-4

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

COMMUNITY SPORTS DINNER 2017

More exciting news - this years Community Sports Dinner will have the Coodabeen Champions to entertain us. It is on Friday May 12th, $100 per person for a 3 course meal, beer, wine, soft drink (6 - 9pm), Silent Auction and lots of Fun.Tables of 8 are available.
The Coodabeens are an Australian comedy team with two programs currently broadcast on ABC Radio. The Coodabeen Champions also broadcast limore

JOB VACANCY

One of our sponsors -Poolwerx Lilydale has a position available. http://www.seek.com.au/job/33353566?type=standout&tier=tier1&pos=1&whereid=13754&userqueryid=70b0ad68571714e4ee9f598e5ae18317-4117534&ref=betamore

AUCTION - GOLF CLUB MEMBERSHIP

We are auctioning a Warburton Golf Club 18  -35 membership. We are doing this on Facebook and here is the link https://www.facebook.com/LilydaleFootball Club                    If you are not a member of facebook, you can message Vicki Hottes on 0400 364 898 with your bid.
Auction rules -Auction ends on 9th May at 8.00pm
Payment is to be made within 48 hours of close of auction.more

SAVE THE DATE

Two very important dates coming up - SATURDAY MAY 20TH PRESIDENTS LUNCH - BOWMAN MEDAL DAY
SATURDAY MAY 27TH - TRIVIA NIGHT WITH BRIAN NANKERVIS.
Mark these dates in your diary. More information coming out shortly.more

BIG DAY

WOW What a day we had yesterday! Started off with a big win by the U 19's, then followed by a nail biter by the Reserves and then the Seniors came from behind to have another win and now are 3 - 0.
We had a lovely luncheon provided by the Falconians for the U 19's and their parents to welcome them into the club. Thanks to the Falconians and Sharon Campbell, Jody Wilson and Sharon Hunt for workingmore

FLANKER ROUND 3

The latest edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:

http://mailchi.mp/d2ed72813636/flanker-round-3

If you'd like to put anything in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ANZAC ROUND

Last Saturday we played Moroolbark at Mooroolbark in the Reserves and Seniors. The Seniors were fortunate to wear the Anzac Round Jumpers. A BIG Thank you to RSL Victoria and TLA - Puma for organising this intiative.
These jumpers will be auctioned off on Saturday May 20th after the home game against Knox, in the clubrooms.more

MILESTONES

We have two milestones on Saturday. Congratulations to Matt Wierzbicki on his 50th game. Matt Started in 2008 in the U 14's. He was a member of the U 19 2011 Premiership team and made his senior debut in 2013. Well done Wizza!
Congratulations to Andy Preston who plays his !00th game on Saturday. Andy joined Lilydale in 2009 and was a member of the 2011 Premiership team. He has won the Bowman Medalmore

FLANKER ROUND 2

This week's edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:

http://mailchi.mp/d5bf987514b5/flanker-round-2

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please email lilydale@efl.org.aumore

GOOD START TO THE SEASON

Good start to the year with wins to the Seniors and Reserves over Waverley Blues. Full report on all games in the next Flanker. There is an article in the Leader. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/localfooty/inaccurate-lilydale-overcomes-waverley-blues-in-eastern-football-league-season-opener/news-story/296d6caf2b3aeb763cfb725bec30a859more

UNDER 19s FIXTURE

There has been a change to the U 19 Div 2 fixture. Two clubs aren’t fielding teams – Mitcham and Mooroolbark and Ferntree Gully have two teams and one of them is playing in Div 2.
Our next game, against Mooroolbark will see our U 19’s playing Ferntree Gully at Ferntree Gully at 10am.more

FLANKER ROUND 1

The Round 1 Edition of the Flanker is out! Just click on the link below:

http://us12.campaign-archive2.com/?u=ed5d7944d8ec7b29fdbaa17e9&id=30925ee6a6

If you would like to put something in the Flanker, please contact lilydale@efl.org.aumore

ROUND 1 v WAVERLEY BLUES

BIG weekend coming up.
Netballers have grading games tonight and we wish them all the best!
Unfurling of U 19 Premiership flag at 9.45am
Three games of football against Waverley Blues starting with the U 19’s at 10am, followed by the Reserves, then Seniors.
Afternoon Tea for all Ladies at half time in the Senior game in clubrooms. Please come in and meet fellow supporters of the club, first drinkmore

LADIES AFTERNOON TEA

This Saturday sees us hosting Waverley Blues in Round 1. At half time in the Senior game, there will be an afternoon tea for all the Ladies connected with the club, netballers, mums, girlfriends, wives, grandmas. Please come into the clubrooms and meet the other ladies who support our club. THis is a FREE event. All football players, coaches and male supporters please help spread the word. See youmore

SEASON LAUNCH 2017

The Season Launch for 2017 will be held on Saturday April 1st at the clubrooms. We will be having a practice match that day, against Chirnside Park. The night will commenece around 5pm and will kick our season off with a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!more

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2017

The club has planned its social calendar for the year. We have some great events coming up - Community Sports Dinner with the COODABEEN CHAMPIONS from ABC Radio on May 12th and Rockwiz's BRIAN NANKERVIS for a FUN TRIVIA NIGHT.
Mark the dates in your calendar!more

PRACTICE MATCH - SUNDAY MARCH 26TH

This Sunday we have  practice matches against Mt Evelyn. 9.30 am U 19's, 11.00am Reserves and 2.00pm Seniors. There will be a Women's match - Mt Evelyn v Yarra Junction at 12.30pm.All games will be played at Lilydale Reserve.
Lilydale Cricket Club will be running the canteen and bar.
MERCHANDISE and MEMBERSHIPS WILL BE FOR SALEmore

COACH REPORT FROM NOOSA GAME

The Labour day long weekend saw us travel to sunny Noosa for a game aginst the Noosa Tigers. Not only did we have to battle the heat, some sickness and an injury early to Jake Clements (shoulder) which saw us down to 1 on the bench for a short time . We had to contend with a really well prepared Noosa who came to play.
Most of the game was a tight hard fought affair, and in the hot conditions wemore

NEW FLANKER

The first edition of the Flanker for 2017 is out! You can download it by clicking on the link below:

http://us12.campaign-archive2.com/?u=ed5d7944d8ec7b29fdbaa17e9&id=9cf7443952more

PLAYER SPONSORSHIP

One of the easiest ways to help the club out is to sponsor one of our players - football or netball. You receive a membership of the club, your players photo is displayed in clubrooms with your business or name advertised on it. The photo is also on our website with a link back to your business and on the television in the clubrooms. For as little as $200. Forms can be downloaded from our websitemore

AMARTSPORTS at CHIRNSIDE PARK

This Sunday Mar 5th, all Lilydale supporters can receive 20% off, storewide at AMARTSPORTS – CHIRNSIDE PARK store. It is very easy, you just register for their Community Kickback program and nominate our club. You get 20% and the club gets 5% rebate. This is an easy way to help the club! Spread the word.more

Coaching Staff for 2017

We would like to introduce our football coaching staff for 2017.
Ben Neagle - Senior Coach
John O'Brien, Brett Fisher, Carl Barker - Assistant Coaches
Jamie Cruickshank - Reserves Coach
Luke Ewart, Ashley Beckwith - Reserve Assistant Coaches
John Gordan - U 19's Coach.
Glenn Murray - Women's Coach.
We wish them all the best for 2017.
Go Dales.more

COACHING APPOINTMENT

The Lilydale Football and Netball Club is pleased to announce the appointment of John Gordan as U 19's coach for 2017. John has had a connection to the club over a number of years and has previously coached the Reserves and U 19's. We wish him all the best for 2017.more

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL 2017

What a history making weekend of football. You can be part of it by joining the Lilydale Football and Netball Club's Women's team. We are looking for female players 16 years and over. We have the coach, the jumper and all the gear - ready to go. If you are interested contact Glenn Murray 0414 665 179.more

PRACTICE MATCHES FOR 2017

Practice Matches for 2017 are as follows-

Mar 11 NOOSA F.C. @ NOOSA

Mar 25th Mt Evelyn F.C. venue to be confirmedmore

Yarra Valley Rodeo

A massive THANK YOU to all the PLAYERS, COMMITTEE, COACHES and SUPPORTERS of the club who VOLUNTEERED their time over the last week to help the YARRA VALLEY RODEO. Your contribution can not be measured AND THE CLUB IS GRATEFUL FOR YOUR EFFORT! It was a fantastic night and the changes that were made after last years rodeo, contributed to it being a great event for the Yarra Valley.
To the organisermore

U 19's COACH 2017

Unfortunately, Paul Carpenter, has had to resign as U 19's coach, due to personal reasons. We are therefore looking for applicants for our U 19 coach for 2017.
Applicants can send their details, including details of experience, qualifications and referees, to lilydale@efl.org.au
Previous applicants may apply.
The successful applicant will also work with the other coaches and Football Manager inmore

HEAD TRAINER FOR 2017

We are looking for a Head Trainer for 2017. This is a paid position. Please pass this information around – if you know of anyone, they can send resume to lilydale@efl.org.au or contact Vicki or Erica (Phone numbers on photo).more

TRAINING STARTS BACK

Training for U 19's and Senior players starts back on Monday January 16th at 5.45pm at. Lilydale Reserve - oval near scoreboard. Training will be Mondays and Wednesdays till further notice. Wear runners and new players are welcome. Contact Tim Wilson (Football Manager 0428 270 396).more

YARRA VALLEY RODEO 2017

LESS THAN 12 DAYS TO GO AND EVERY THING IS BEING FINE TUNED FOR THE BIG EVENT.
Don't forget that you will be entertained musically by the Australia's number 1 country rock band.
RUCKUS!!!!
Foot Stompin' Country Rockin' music. There is a patch waiting for you on the grounds of the Healesville Racecourse to tap your feet, have a feed, watch the action and down a cool one or two.
The bimore

CHRISTMAS TRAILER RAFFLE REPORT

Our annual Christmas Trailer Raffle is over for another year. The winners were, 1st prize - MICK SCULLY (Woori Yallock ticket No. 2823), 2nd  - FLYNN SKELTON (No 5431), 3rd  - Mrs E REES (No. 5471).
A huge thank you to everyone who bought tickets. The club greatly appreciates everyones support. Thank you to the Lilydale Market Place Shopping Centre for letting us sell the tickets there.
THANK YOUmore

FIXTURE 2017

We start the 2017 season with a home game on April 8th against Waverley Blues. There are no games on April 15th due to Easter. We have byes on May 13th and July 15th. Finals start on Sept 2nd.

Round 1 v Waverley Blues (home)


Round 2 v Mooroolbark (away)more

YARRA VALLEY RODEO

IS ON AGAIN FOR 2017 - JANUARY 21ST 2 HEALESVILLE RACE COURSE.
We need as many people as possible to volunteer on the day. if you can please contact Jody Wilson on 0447 557 987.
We also need the word spread around, please share on Facebook, Twitter etc and let friends know.more

Christmas Trailer Raffle.

Tickets need to be returned by this Sunday Dec 11th. They can be returned to the Lilydale Market Place on Fri, Sat, Sun, out front of entrance near NAB Bank, to training on a Mon or Wed night afte 6pm at back oval near scoreboard or Tuesday at clubrooms between 2-5 or posted to Lilydale PO Box 179 Lilydale 3140.more

RSA Course

On Thursday Dec 15th at 6.30pm the club will be holding an RSA course. Participants can be 17 years or over. Cost is $40. If you are interested, please book with Jody Wilson on 0447 557 987.more

JAMIE CRUICKSHANK EFL LIFE MEMBERSHIP

Club Legend, Jamie "Alfie" Cruickshank was awarded Life Membership on Dec 1st at the EFL's AGM. Jamie was presented his medal by Paul Payne (EFL Board Member). Jamie started his Senior career in 1997 and played his 300th game at Lilydalemore

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES 2017

We have a number of sponsorship packages available for the 2017 season, ranging from Player sponsorships to our premimum Diamond sponsorship. For more details on these packages...more

CHRISTMAS TRAILER RAFFLE 2016

The Christmas Trailer Raffle is well underway and we are selling tickets every Friday, Saturday and Sunday till Dec 18th at the Lilydale Market Place Shopping Centre. Tickets are $2 each or books of ten are available for $20. Those that have tickets can return them when we are at the marketplace, at training or Rocco's hairmate (he is only open Mon, Wed and Fri for a couple of hours, training Monmore

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL 2017

Any females, 16 years and over ho want to play football in 2017, please contact coach, Glenn Murray on 0414 665 179. Members you can also help by spreading the word.more

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Thank you to those loyal members who attended the 2016 AGM on Wednesday night. The Office Bearers for 2017 are -
President- Anthony Simmons, Vice President Mick Lowe, Secretary Vicki Hottes, Treasurer- Sharon Hunt. Committee- Jodie Wilson, Sharon Campbell, Tim Wilson, Andrew Del Biondo, and Brad O’Donnell. At the meeting there was a special resolution to change our name to the Lilydale Football .more

CLUB and EFL REGISTRATION

All Lilydale Football and Netball Club Senior and U 19 players need to register on line. You will also be required to pay these fees at the time of registration. Senior players $400, U 19's $300. This covers everything and there will be NO collection of money on match day for umpires or water boys.more

U 19'S FOR 2017

Attention all U 19's for 2017.
This Sunday (Nov 6th) at 2pm at Lilydale Football Club rooms there will be an information session on 2017 for players and parents. Our coach, Paul Carpenter will be in attendance along with Tim Wilson (Football Operations Manager), Committee Members, Coaching staff and Senior players. If you are unable to attend could you please let Vicki Hottes (Sec) know on 0400more

PRE SEASON TRAINING

Important announcement from Senior Coach Ben Neagle - Pre Season starts on Wednesday November 16th at 5.45pm. Meet at scoreboard at Lilydale Oval, bring runners. New players are welcome. Contact Football Operations Manager, Tim Wilson on 0428 270 396more

AGM DETAILS

Our AGM will be held at the clubrooms on Wednesday 9th November 2016 at 7.30pm sharp. If you would like to nominate someone for a place on the committee for the 2017 season click more below and download, fill out and return the nomination form before November 9th.more

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TIM WILSON

Our very own Tim Wilson has ben shortlisted for the AFL Community Awards, Coach of the Year (Youth division).

The winner will be announced on November 11th. Whatever the outcome, Tim has had a great year with our club, the V/Line Youth Girls Squad and Worawa Eaglehawks. The club much appreciates having someone like Tim at the club and he continues to work hard as our Football Operations Manager.more

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL IS COMING TO LILYDALE F.C.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Lilydale Football Club has much pleasure in announcing the appointment of Glenn Murray as our Senior Women's Coach for 2017. Glenn has had experience at Mitcham and Chirnside Park football clubs and in 2015 and 2016 took Chirnside Park Senior Women's team to the finals.
The club will be holding an induction session for interested female players on SUNDAY NOV 13th, 2pm atmore

COACH of the YEAR

Congratulations to Tim Wilson, he has been shortlisted for the Youth Coach of the Year at the AFL Community Awards in November. Well Done!more

U 19's Coaching Appointment 2017

Lilydale Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Carpenter as our U 19's coach for 2017. Paul has had experience with both Senior and U 18's teams in a number of leagues. We will keep you posted on our Information Evening for U 19's. Welcome to Paul and Stacey and wishing you all the best for your time at Lilydale Football Club.more

SPONSORSHIP CO-ORDINATOR

We are looking for a Sponsorship Co-ordinator for the club. This position would suit someone who is semi retired or is looking at returning to the workface. It is a casual poosition and the hours are flexible. If you have had any experience in sales, this would be an advantage, but not necessary. This is a commission based position.If youmore

EASTERN REGION COACHES ASSOCIATION AWARDS

The Eastern Region Coaches Association had their awards night on Wednesday Oct 5th and we were represnted by Zak Kennedy and Tim Wilson.
Well done to Zak Kennedy (Player) for being a participant in the ERCA Coaching Academy.
Congratulations to Tim Wilson for being named the ERCA Coach of the Year - Youth Section. Tim was our U 19 Premiership Coach, but also coached the Worawa School Girls teammore

2016 PRESENTATION NIGHT

2016 Presentation Night saw 150 people attend at Chirnside Park Country Club We had a fabulous slide show of action shots and highlights from the year. The club would like to congratulate all the award winners and make special mention of the “Club people of the Year” – Jody and Tim Wilson and Meaghan and Graeme Donald. They have worked tirelessly this year for the club and we are blessed to havemore

HEAD TRAINER APPLICATIONS

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a team of trainers to support Lilydale Football Club in 2017?

We are currently looking for a Qualified Trainer with AFL experience preferred (minimum Level 1 qualified & First Aid).

Do you work within an EFL/AFL club and looking for extra responsibility & will relish the challenge?

We would love to hear from you!

Contact Erica on 0438 893 994more

BIG WEEK FOR AWARDS

Over the last two week we have seen players and volunteers receive awards.
1. Vicki Hottes - awarded the EFL Female Volunteer of the Year.
2. Sam Baker - Eastern Football League U 19 Div 2 Best and Fairest.more

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UNDER 19s ARE PREMIERS!

CONGRATULATIONS to Tim Wilson and all the boys who won the 2016 Grand Final. The score was Lilydale 11. 14. 80 to Croydon 5. 9. 39
Our Sammy Baker was judged to be Best on Ground.
A BIG THANK YOU to the support staff on the day - Warren Cruse (Asst Coach) Leigh Davies and Ben Neagle for assisting on the day, Phil Wood (Runner), Erica Mc Menamin, Caire Ralph and Rhiannon Dingley (Trainers)more

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GRAND FINAL

One more sleep then -GRAND FINAL DAY!
At Tormore Reserve Boronia. Game starts at 9.30am.
We are in home rooms wearing blue shorts.
Good Luck to Tim Wilson and all the boys.
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THIS WEEKENDS GRAND FINAL

Not long to go now till Saturday's Grand Final. Please note start time of the game is 9.30am.
We are in the home rooms, wearing blue shorts. The game is at Boronia - Tormore Rd Boronia.
Tomorrow night sees the U 19's train and then there will be tea on. Everyone is welcome, so come along, hear the team and show your support for the boys.
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RESERVES COACHING APPOINTMENT

Lilydale Football Club has much pleasure in announcing the appointment of Jamie Cruickshank as our Reserves Coach for 2017.
Jamie will continue on from his successful season where the Reserves made the 2016 Finals Series.
We are still seeking applications for an Under 19's coach.
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FIRST WEEK OF FINALS

This weekend sees both our Reserves and U 19 teams play in finals. All our finals games will be played at Boronia Football ground Tormore rd Boronia The U 19's play Croydon in the Second Semi on Saturday August 27th at 10 am. The Reserves will play Mooroolbark in the First Semi at 12.05pm on Sunday August 28th. In this game Alfie Cruickshank will play his 300th game. After the game everyone is invmore

FEMALE FOOTBALL at LILYDALE F.C.

Next Wednesday, 31st August at 6pm ,we are holding a training session for female players 16 and over. Lilydale Football Club is very keen to field a women's team next year and if you are interested, come along and find out what it is all about. Senior players and Senior coach, Ben Neagle will be in attendance. Help spread the word.more

PRESENTATION NIGHT

We are going to celebrate our 2016 at Presentation Night on Friday September 23rd at the Chirnside Park Country Club at 7pm sharp. There will be a 2 course meal and drinks at bar prices.
We will have a look at our year of Football, Netball, Life memberships to present and acknowledge our wonderful volunteers. We will also count the last 6 rounds of the Best and Fairest for each team, present themore

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Alfie Cruickshank's 300th game.

On Sunday August 28th, Alfie Cruickshank will play his 300th game for Lilydale Football Club. Our Reserves Coach will coach the team in the first semi final, but will make history for the club and will join Stephen "Macca" Mc Donald as a club 300 legend.
Alfie started his Senior career in 1997, has won many awards - Best and Fairest, Bowman Medal. Is a Life Member and played in Premierships.more

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PAST PLAYERS AND OFFICIALS LUNCHEON

The Past Players and Officials Luncheon is on Saturday August 13th at the clubrooms, starting at 12.00 SHARP.


Our guest speaker is former AFL player Mark Eustice, who has been in the media discussing his battles with depression and drug addiction.
This is a FREE eveent and RSVP is essential. You need to confirm your attendance to Vicki Hottes on 0400 364 898 or Warren Cruse on 0412 107 941 onmore

LILYDALE BLUE NETBALL TEAM

This year we had our first netball team in the EFL Netball competition and they have made finals! Congratulations to all the girls and especially to Erica Mc Menamin for all her hard work. They will be playing at the Rowville Secondary College at Humphreys Way Rowville against Coldstream at 7.15pm. It would be great to get lots of supporters there for the girls, Go dales!more

CLUB HISTORIANS

Lilydale Football Club has appointed club historians - Karen and Tanya Cruickshank. The football club was established in 1872 and will play its 1000th game in the EFL in 2017. We are very fortunate to have these two ladies commit to the role and we are very excited to see what they discover. If you have any information or memorabillia you would like to pass on, you can contact them onmore

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SENIOR COACH FOR 2017

It is with great pleasure to announce the appointment of Ben Neagle as our Senior Coach for 2017.
Since becoming Senior Coach after round 4, Ben has developed a strong rapport with all players and staff at Lilydale Football Club and demonstrated his capabilities and passion for coaching. The club is very excited about 2017 and the challenges ahead. Ben started at Lilydale as a player in 2010 – 201more

TIM WILSON APPOINTED FOOTBALL OPERATIONS MANAGER

We are excited to announce that Tim Wilson has been appointed Football Operations Manager for the 2017 season. Tim is currently coaching the Under 19s team and is looking forward to the opportunity to take on this new role for the club. Tim is immensely respected for his work around the club and is fantastic person to have around the LFC as we move into the future. Congratulations Tim!more

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VALE WALLY BOUW

The Lilydale Football Club extends its deepest sympathy to the Bouw family on the passing of Wally. He was Past President and an original Falconian. He was a loyal servant of the club and our thoughts are with Mark, Matt, Manny and Martin.
The Funeral Service for Mr Rudolph (Wally) Bouw will be held at the Le Pine Chapel, Cnr Queen Rd and Maroondah Hwy, Lilydale on FRIDAY (Today, July 22, 2016)more

FOOTBALL OPERATIONS MANAGER 2017

We are also seeking expressions of interest for a Football Operations Manager for the 2017 season.

Contact via email, lilydale@efl.org.au and a job description will be sent to you.Applications close at 5pm on Friday July 22nd.

Enquiries to President Anthony Simmons on 0439 369 919more

CASINO ROYALE NIGHT

On Saturday July 30th, we are having our Casino Royale Night at the club, after the Doncaster East game. Tickets are available through Trybooking –https://www.trybooking.com/LYDC It should be a great night with lots of fun, prizes, and food. See Jodie Wilson for details.more

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ROUND 13 V CROYDON

Senior Team Changes for this week
In; Healy, Hill, Hohepa
Out; Bernsten, Sargent, Wood
We also welcome back Chris Goodlet for his first game in the Reserves.
Congratulations to Andrew Strong on playing his 50th game for the club. Well done
Tomorrow, there will be 25% off merchandise, so go and see Anthony Decru out the front of the clubrooms.
We also will have the Lilydale Auskickersmore

THURSDAY NIGHT TEAS

Tea tomorrow night is our family night, ask family members to attend and have tea with us. There is no charge and you can sit in the warmth and watch the boys train and hear the teams, for the game, against Croydon. You can also get merchandise at 25% off. See you theremore

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FALCONIANS BIG BUCKS RAFFLE

The Falconians are having their annual Big Bucks Raffle. Tickets are available now from Rocco on a Thursday night at training or at his shop. There are only 100 tickets, they are $100 each. First prize is $3,000. It will be drawn at the club rooms on Thursday August 11th. You have to be in it to win it!more

AMART ONE DAY SALE JULY 2

Get along down tomorrow for this fantastic sale and register for Lilydale Football Club through through the Community Kickback Program and 5%comes back to our club. Pop in on your way to Mitcham!more

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THURSDAY NIGHT TEAS

Tomorrow night we will be having a guest speaker at Thursday night tea - Andrew Gardiner from Headspace in Knox.
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COACHING POSITIONS 2017

In accordance with our constitution, we invite expressions of interest for the following coaching positions for the 2017 season:

SENIOR, RESERVES AND UNDER 19

Applications can be sent to lilydale@efl.org.au stating experience and references.

Enquiries to President Anthony Simmons on 0439 369 919more

ROUND 10 v EAST BURWOOD

A great result on Saturday with all three teams winning. The U 19's are sitting on top, undeafeated, Reserves are third and Seniors are seventh, but only a game out of the four. All the details will be in the Flanker on Friday.
Two big events cooming up - Players and Supporters Ball on July 2nd at Richmond F.C. and Casino N8ight on July 30th. Tickets for the ball contact Erica McMenaminmore

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LILYDALE V EAST BURWOOD

This week sees us head out to East Burwood. Our U 19's are playing Wantirna Sth there and we thank East Burwood for accommodating the match.
In the senior team we see Sammy Baker and Mitch de Franceschi (both U 19 players) making their debut for 2016.


Seniors Wyles Hill Morison


Healy Clements Kennedymore

BENEFITS FOR LILYDALE SUPPORTERS

Did you know if you are a member of the Lilydale Football Club there are benefits you can get.
1.You receive a membership card for Chirnside Park Country Club/Gardiners Run which gives you discounts on meals, golf and drinks and the club also gets a 5% rebate.
2. A discount card to Planet Surf Lilydale Market Place and a 5% rebate goes back to the club.
Members and Supporters can sign up atmore

TWO BIG EVENTS

The Lilydale Football Club has two BIG events coming up -


PLAYERS and SUPPORTERS BALL - July 2nd @ Richmond Football Club (after Mitcham game). Tickets available from Erica Mc Menamin or Vicki Hottes


CASINO ROYALE NIGHT - July 30th, get dressed up and get to the LILYDALE CASINO,more

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Round 8 JUNIOR ROUND

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LILYDALE V WANTIRNA STH

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SATURDAY MAY 28TH Lilydale V Wantirna Sth

The Lilydale Football Club sends lots of love and good luck to Dave Arthur, who is very unwell and in hospital. He is one of those blokes who steps up when is needed, trainer, goal umpire, bbq cooker etc We hope we see him at the footy very soon and we send all the best to Deidre and Mitch. This Saturday sees us head off to Wantirna South and in the Seniors we see the return of one of ourmore

WORKPLACE WIZARDS COMMUNITY SPORTS DINNER MAY 20TH

The room looked fantastic, the panel was very entertaining, the auction items were eagerly contested and the food was delicious. Fun was had by all that were there. The Workplace Wizard Community Sports Dinner was a huge success.
An event like this doesn't just happen and our THANKS go to many peoiple who were involved.
The panellists - Fev, Spida and Aussie, were very funny and generous withmore

EFL INTERLEAGUE

Congratulations to Corey Berntsen, Nick del Biondo and Patrick Klep for playing in the U 19 EFL Team against the Geelong Football League U 19 team. In a hard fought battle, the EFL were victors by 2 points. 9.7. 61 to 9. 5. 59.

We were also represented by our Head Trainer, Erica Mc Menamin. She was one of the trainers for the EFL. Wemore

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WORKPLACE WIZARDS COMMUNITY SPORTS DINNER MAY 20TH

You can still get tickets for tomorrow nights Workplace Wizards Community Sports Dinner. It is going to be a great night with Fev, Spider and Aussie (Chelsea Roffey unfortunately had to withdraw as she is working at the Haw v Swans game). Their are fantastic auction items - Tickets to the Ch 9 Footy Show in August, Weekend package to the Gold Coast, Corporate Tickets to the 2017 Yarra Valley Rodeomore

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WORKPLACE WIZARDS COMMUNITY SPORTS DINNER MAY 20TH

Our 2nd COMMUNITY SPORTS DINNER is on Friday May 20th at the Lilydale Football Club.
Guests are BRENDAN FEVOLA, CHELSEA ROFFEY, SPIDER EVERITT and AUSSIE JONES . WHAT A LINE UP!
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LILYDALE V MULGRAVE

Big day tomorrow with all three teams heading to Mulgrave.
Congratulations to Andy Malcolm, Lachy Koger, Jye Scortino and Taylor Hohepa who will be making their first appearance in the Seniors for this year. We also welcome back into the Seniors Tori Klaas-Henry. After the game tomorrow, awards are going to be held at Crown Hotel - Lilydale at 6.30pm See you there.
Strength in Unity - Go Dalemore

COACHING ANNOUNCEMENT

Lilydale Football Club wishes to announce that Sean Millane is no longer coaching at the club. We thank Sean for his time and efforts at the club over the past 18 months and wish him and his family all the best in the future.
Leigh Mc Combe has stepped down from his position as playing assistant coach and has also decided to no longer play at the club. Again we thank Leigh for his efforts andmore

LILYDALE LUCKY DRAW WINNERS

Thank you to everyone who supported the club and purchased tickets in our Lilydale Luck Draw. Thank you to those who attended on the day and made it very interesting when we auctioned off the remaining tickets! A BIG thank you to Mick Lowe, Erica Mc Menamin, Sharon Hunt, Don Cruse, Tim Wilson, Graeme and Meaghan Donald, Brad O' Donnell for helping out on the day and to Mick Lowe for his distributimore

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Round 4 v Croydon at Croydon

One change in the Seniors, IN Bryce Batty OUT Zak Kennedy (inj)
All 3 teams are at Croydon tomorrow with the U 19's starting at 10am, Reserves 12.05 and Seniors 2.10
Sunday we see our annual Lilydale Lucky Draw. Tickets are still available through Mick Lowe. Your ticket gains you entry to the draw, food and refreshments from 2.30 - 5.30pm First prize is $7000.
All teams are on our Team App.more

LILYDALES' LUCKY DRAW

The Lilydale Lucky Draw will be held on Sunday May 1st at clubrooms from 2.30pm - 5.30pm.
Tickets need to be returned this week to Mick Lowe - SOLD or UNSOLD. If you wish to purchase a ticket contact Mick on 0418 384 379.
Your ticket gains you entry to the afternoon, refreshments and food and syndicate sof two are allowed.

First Prize is $7000, Second Prize is $3000, Third Prize is $1000, Fourtmore

ANZAC DAY MATCH v MITCHAM

Saturday's Results
U19's WIN
Lilydale 17.17.119
Mitcham 3.6.24

Reserves CLOSE ONE
Lilydale 9.5.59
Mitcham 10.6.66

Seniors WIN
Lilydale 16.22.118
Mitcham 10.10.70
Anzac day Medallist -Jayden de Pace
Thank you to all of those that attended the Anzac Day Lunch. Special mention to those who made the effomore

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APRIL 23rd ANZAC DAY TEAM + PAST PLAYERS LUNCH

On Saturday April 23rd Lilydale Football Club will be holding an Anzac Day/Past Players Lunch.
There will be a 3 course meal, drinks at bar prices, guest speaker and we will be recognising the 1996 Senior Premiership team and the 1986 Reserves premiership team. The Lilydale Football club Senior team will be wearing special Anzac Day jumpers on the day, which will be auctioned after the match.more

ROUND 2 V MOOROOLBARK

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FEVOLA IS COMING TO THE FALCON NEST

We are holding our second WORKPLACE WIZARDS Community Sports Dinner on Friday May 20th at the clubrooms. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Cost is $100 per person for a 3 course meal, refreshments (till 9 pm)4 fantastic speakers, auction items and more.
GUESTS - Brendan Fevola- Former AFL player, contestant on CH 10's "I am a Celebrity, get me out of here"
Chelsea Roffey - Female AFL Goal Umpire
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ROUND 1 v EAST BURWOOD

The U 19's had a practice match against Mt Evelyn as we have 3 byes in our division. We thank Mt Evelyn for coming down and giving our boys are solid hit out.
The Reserves under Alfie Cruickshank and his assistants Luke Ewart and Ash Beckwith came away with a win. Scores were 16.11. 107 to East Burwood 6. 1 37The Seniors had a win with the scores being 17. 17 . 119 to 12. 10. 82.
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ROUND 1 V EAST BURWOOD

Backs: Ditch Wyles Grant Hill Josh Hill
Half Backs: Pat Klep Callum Morison Jarrod Healy
Centres: Nick Del Biondo Ryan Harvey Tristan Davies
Half Forwards: Matt Wizza Andy Preston (C) Corey Bernsten
Forwards: Reece Walsh Brad Lowe Lachy Wilson
Followers: Beau Mitchener Jayden De Pace Sam Horsley
Interchange: Matt Sword Nick Sargent Daniel Baldwin Billy Gardner.
Debutants -more

THURSDAY NIGHT TEAS

Thursday night teas start tonight at the clubrooms from 7pm. Come down, here the teams, get your memberships, buy merchandise and have a lovely meal!


Also, there is no U 19 game on Saturday due to 3 teams not fielding teams, but they are having a practice match against Mt Evelyn, starting at 9.30. Reserves start at 12.05 and Seniors at 2.10.
A BIG THANKYOU to Mark Toohey (Demsie) for organisingmore

ROUND 1 v EAST BURWOOD

This Saturday sees Round 1 against East Burwood at home. Check out our season opening movie, click on the link,
https://youtu.be/9_eOmFmzv7s or type in to your browser.
It is also presidents Lunch day and the Flaming Moes will be performing after the game. There are also awards and the presentation of the Michael Bowman medal to the best player for Lilydale. See you there.more

PRACTICE MATCH REPORT and SEASON LAUNCH

On Saturday we saw another strong hit out by the boys. it was a chance for Coach Sean Millane to give a large number of young players the oppurtunity to play against bigger bodied players from Albion FC. At one stage the Lilydale team did let Albion back in , but they were reminded by the coaching staff that football is for four quarters not 2 or 3.
A BIG Thank you to the Albion players formore

MAJOR SPONSORS

A HUGE THANK YOU TO CHIRNSIDE PARK COUNTRY CLUB and GARDNERS RUN GOLF COURSE for being our Major Sponsor again in 2016.
All Lilydale Football Club members get a Membership card to these facilities and are entitled to discounts on drinks, meals and golf, so don't forget to use them when you buy your membership.
Memberships will be available at the Practice Match tomorrow and the Season Launch.more

This year we are having a Netball team playing in the EFL Netball Competition. We are looking for a Sponsor for them. We can give you great exposure through our many forms of media and it would be wonderful for the girls.NETBALL practice match this Friday 1st April - 7pm to 8:30pm at Melba (Maroondah) SC, Brentnall Rd Croydon. The two Lilydale teams are playing each other.
There's still plemore

SEASON LAUNCH

Let's kick off our year with a great night! Entry is FREE, you will receive a complimentry drink on entry, and hot beef rolls and coleslaw will be for sale. We will be welcoming our new players and their families to the club. There will be jumper presentations, leadership groups announced, special presentations and Calcutta Auction and more!Everyone is welcome. Watch the practice match againstmore

PRESIDENTS LUNCH 2016 - APRIL 9TH

Our President, Anthony is hosting the Presidents Lunch on Saturday April 9th, starting at 12pm.
If you would like to attend please RSVP to Vicki Hottes at lilydale@efl.org.au or ring 0400364898.
It will be a big day as after the game , the Michael Bowman Medal will be presented to the best on field for Lilydale after the game. Also, the Flaming Moes will be performing.Guest speaker for the day wimore

BILL HARROP LIFE MEMBER INTERVIEW

A great interview with Life Member of Lilydale Football Club - Bill Harrop and his playing days at Camberwell F. C. He talks about his passion for Lilydale F.C.and his time with us. Thanks to David Bullock for sending it to us.
https://youtu.be/lcrqDEkE_rMmore

WELCOME

The Lilydale Football Club welcomes the following new sponsors to the club -
Malcolm Bricklaying
Ringwood Mazda
Lilydale Lakeside Campus - Box Hill Tafe
This is great news and helps keep the club value of COMMUNITY strong. We appreciate their commitment to the club and don't forget to use them and tell them that you are from The Lilydale Football Club.If you have a business that would like to getmore

PRACTICE MATCH 19TH MARCH REPORT

Saturdays Practice Matches against Bunyip saw the U19's win 17.12 to 2.1, the Ressies won by 70 points and unfortunately a Bunyip player suffered a serious leg injury in the Senior game and it got called off in the last quarter, we were leading by a couple of goals.
We wish the Bunyip player all the best.Our game against Bunyip was another
Next Practice game April 2nd followed by SEASON LAUNCH.more

RESERVES COACH APPOINTMENT

The Lilydale Football Club is happy to announce the appointment of Jamie "Alfie" Cruickshank as the Reserves Coach for 2016. The club wishes him well and appreciates his committment to the club.more

PRACTICE MATCH 19TH MARCH

Practice match Saturday March 19th against Bunyip at BEACONSFIELD (on back oval). Holme Park Recreation Reserve Beaconsfield - Emerald Rd Beaconsfield.


U 19's - Be there at 11am, Start time 12 o'clock.


Reserves - Be there at 12.30pm, start time 1.30pm


Seniors - Be there at 2pm, start time 3pm.more

TRADIES NIGHT

Lilydale Chamber of Commerce, Victoria Police, Lilydale Football Club and Yarra Ranges Council

Free information evening for all trades people and those looking to get into a trade. Includes support for your business ranging from tool & equipment security, Yarra Ranges Council business support, Apprenticeships, Taxation, IT, Insurances and more.

This event is FREE however registrations is esmore

NOOSA PRACTICE MATCH

Last Friday Night, 46 players, staff and supporters flew up to Queensland for a practice match against Noosa Tigers. Everyone who went funded the trip themselves and were excited about the trip into unknown territory. A BIG Thank you to Tim Wilson for organising the trip and those who went were very positive about the experience.more

IMPORTANT DATES

There are some very important dates coming up. Mark them in your diary.

Saturday April 2nd - Season Launch after Practice Game against Albion F.C. It is FREE and in the clubrooms. Food and Refreshments will be available. Leadership groups will be announced along with Calcutta Groups. There will be some special presentations made too. New players to the club will have their jumpers presented tomore

NOOSA PRACTICE MATCH

All players going to Noosa for the Practice Match, your last payment is due on March 8th. Anu concerns contact Tim Wilson.more

PRACTICE MATCHES

PRACTICE MATCH INFORMATION

March 12 th v Noosa Tigers at Noosa

March 19th v Bunyip at Bunyip

April 2nd v Albion at Lilydale

After the April 2nd game we will be having our 2016 Season Launch at the clubrooms. This is an event for EVERYONE - Players, partners, family and supporters. We want to make it a SPECIAL night, welcoming our new Players, Sponsors and Supporters. Our 2016 leadershimore

AMART SPORTS STORE

Get along to Amart Sports Store at Chirnside Park Homemaker centre, this coming weekend 13th + 14th Feb. and get 20% off your purchase and register for their loyalty program and 5% comes back to the club. With this we can get new equipment for our Netball team.more

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Lilydale Football Club has two casual positions that need to be filled.more

MERCHANDISE

Merchandise for 2016 is available now. Fill in the order form and email form and details back to lilydale@efl.org.au

Get your self ready for the up and coming season.more

COMMUNITY

One of our club's core values is - COMMUNITY and we have learnt a great deal about that in the last two months from the Christmas Trailer Raffle and the Yarra Valley Rodeo. The club is pleased to give back, with the assistance from the Lilydale Cricket Club, by opening the clubrooms on Tuesday afternoons for the homeless and letting them use our showers and providing towels, shampoo andmore

THANK YOU

From the Jodie Wilson and organising committee of the Yarra Valley Rodeo -
"To all who helped out days before, during and after the rodeo, a HUGE THANK YOU!!!!!!!!! Yes it exceeded our expectations and threw us into a spin to say the least. But in the end we made it through, with longer shifts and no breaks. We will definitely change things next year to cater for bigger crowds.more

TRAINING RECOMMENCES

Training recommences on Tuesday January 19th at 6pm sharp. It will be at the Lilydale Oval (Back). The real hard work starts now! NEW PLAYERS ARE MOST WELCOME contact Senior coach, Sean Millane on 0417 361 042. Thanks to all the players who worked over the weekend at the Yarra Valley Rodeo. We showed a lot of people what this club is all about.more

NETBALL 2016

NETBALL is coming to Lilydale!!!

The EFL currently have a netball competition on Friday nights in the Knox/Rowville region and Lilydale will be adding another team to the competition!
If you are keen to play or just want to find out more come along Wednesday 20th at 7pm at the Clubrooms located at the main ground!
Hope to see you there!!
If you can't attend meeting but are interested in playingmore

Passing of Steve McCallum

Everyone at the Lilydale Football Club would like to pass on their sympathy to Greg, Terrye, Andrew and Tania Mc Callum on the tragic loss of their son and brother Steve. Our thoughts are also with the Lilydale Cricket Club. Steve was a passionate player, Treasurer and Vice President.
Funeral is on Thursday 14th Jan at 2pm at William Matthews Funeral Home, Cave Hill Rd Lilydale.more

HELP

Hi everyone,
The Yarra Valley Rodeo is less then a week away and a lot of hard work has gone into getting it organised.
We need help with picking up equipment for Saturday.

There are 10 light towers that need to be picked up from Narre Warren and taken to Healesville. They are on 6x4 trailers already. We also need 3 small coolrooms picked up from Bayswater and taken tomore

Yarra Valley Pro Rodeo

ONE WEEK TO GO! UPDATE This major event is to be held on January 16th 2016 at the Healesville Racecourse - Healesville-Kinglake Rd. Gates open at 4pm with action starting at 6pm. No BYO by law and no DOGs. Parking $3,Live Band - Flaming Moes, Food Refreshments and Bar, Children's Rides. Head over to the website http://www.yarravalleyrodeo.com.au and book your tickets.more

Christmas Trailer Raffle Winner

Here is our Christmas Trailer Winner - Life Member Bill Harrop, receiving the trailer from President Anthony Simmons, Congratulations Bill. Thanks to Trik Trailers for providing the trailer and to everyone who donated goods for the trailer. Thanks to Docklands Press for printing the tickets and to everyone who helped sell the tickets. Thanks to Lilydale market Place Shopping Centre for letting usmore

Christmas Trailer Raffle Winners

Winners of the Christmas Trailer Raffle -

1st - Bill Harrop (Life Member) ticket no.3666
2nd - Ken Quinn ticket no 0203
3rd - Michelle ticket no 1737.

Thank you to everyone who supported us by buying and selling tickets. Thank you to those that sold tickets for us - Mick Lowe, Anthony Decru, Sharon Hunt, Erica Mc Menamin, Karen O'Shea, Meaghan Donald, Tim Wilson, Ray Murphy, Phil Smith,more

Raffle

Just a reminder that ALL RAFFLE TICKETS need to be returned on or before Sunday. The raffle will be drawn at 4pm at Lilydale Market Place. Tickets can be returned to Rocco's Hairmate on Saturday morning or to Market Place Saturday or Sunday. (between NAB and Commonwealth banks) Winners will be notified and THANK YOU to everyone who has bought tickets.more

LFC Apparel and Merchandise

We have LFC apparel and merchandise available to order. The form can be downloaded and posted to Lilydale Football Club, PO Box 179, Lilydale 3140 or emailed to lilydale@efl.org.au. To download the form, clickmore

Coaching Appointment

Lilydale Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Duketis as our Reserves coach for 2016. Michael jumped in last year and took the job on and dealt with pressures in a professional way. We welcome you again Michael and wish you all the best for 2016.If anyone has any questions contact President Anthony Simmons on 0439369919 ‪#‎letsgetexcited2016‬.more

RSA Course

The club is holding RSA Course on Wed Dec 9th at the clubrooms, starting at 6pm. To Register contact Jodie Wilson on 0447 557 987.
This is open to the public as well at a cost of $40more

2016 Fixture Released

The fixture for the 2016 season has been released and our first game will be at home against East Burwood on April 9th. To view the full fixture, clickmore

Christmas Raffle - Items Needed

The trailer for the Christmas Raffle is very bare and we are very sad. We start selling tickets this Saturday. If you could donate something, it can be left at Rocco's Hairmate Shop or bring to training Thursday night. Garden tools, hoses, anything gardening or outdoors. Thanksmore

Pre Season Commences

Pre Season Training is on a Tuesday and Thursday Nights at the Lilydale Sports Oval (back oval) starting at 6pm sharp. New players are most welcome. Contact coach Sean Millane on 0417 361 042 or president Anthony Simmons on 0439 369 919.more

Report on Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all those who attended our Annual General Meeting, last night. For our 2016 Executive and Committee clickmore

What's Happening in the Off Season

Pres Simmo and Vice Pres Rockin would like to share their plans for the “Off Season”. Click formore

The Cruickshank Family

There are many names synonymous with Lilydale Football Club - Ellis, Cruse, Fisher and of course Cruickshank. This year we saw an amazing milestone achieved by the Cruickshank family – the three boys played 700 games for the Lilydale Football Club. Click formore

Award Winners Presentation Night 2015

This was a great night with an exciting end of the Reserves Best and Fairest! Thank you to all those who attended and thank you to Erica Mc Menamin for organising the pictures for the night and Ron Hottes for being MC. 
For the full list of winners, click heremore

Honour Boards Updated

The honour boards have been updated with the new recipients. Click formore

Passing of Falconian Dick Ward on Friday August 28

It is with much sadness that we note the passing of one of our most ardent supporters and past Falconian, Richard (Dick) Ward the father of playing life member and premiership player Stuart Ward. Dick passed away on Friday 28th August after an enduring and stoic battle...more

Reserves Coach Season 2016

The Lilydale Football Club is Seeking a Reserves Coach for the 2016 Season. Applicants can contact Anthony Simmons on 0439 369 919 or email their applications, with experience, qualifications and covering letter to lilydale@efl.org.aumore

SALT Training

On Tuesday Aug 4th, 30 people attended Sport and Life Training at the club and led by its director David Burt. There were coaches, leadership groups, team managers, committee, players, our chaplain and parents from Under 17 – Seniors...more

July 7th Extraordinary General Meeting News

Thank you to everyone who attended. It was very satisfying for the committee to see that people do care about the club. From this meeting the following things are happening...more

Netball 2016

Lilydale Football Club is wanting expressions of interest for netball teams in 2016. We are looking for players, co-ordinator, and coach. You can send your details and experience to lilydale@efl.org.aumore
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