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2017 Player Sponsorship

Our player sponsorships are a great way for individuals, families and businesses to be involved in supporting our players and club.more

Opportunity for trainers to join our club

The Altona FC has an opportunity for trainers to join our support crew in 2017.more

Adrian Beckwith Memorial Golf Day

This event is becoming a favourite on the social calendar. A great afternoon to catch up after Christmas and before the season starts!

The Adrian Beckwith Memorial Golf Day is held in memory of Adrian, a former President of both the Altona FC and Kooringal Golf Club.more

Pre-season Recommences

Our senior teams recommence pre-season on Monday 16 January following their Christmas break.
Monday 16 January - 6pm for 6:30
Thursday 19 January - 6pm for 6:30
Monday 23 January - 6pm for 6:30
Wednesday 25 January - 6pm for 6:30 (note change in day due to Australia Day public holiday)more

2017 Calendar Dates

2017 promises to be another great year both on and off the field. Make sure you note these dates on your social calendar!more

Josh Russo farewells Altona

The Altona FC would like to inform our members and supporters that Josh Russo will be playing for Coburg Districts in the EDFL in 2017.more

WRFL operations team

THE Western Region Football League is pleased to announce Tim Shellcot as the league’s new Senior Football Operations Manager.more

WRFL announce appointment of CEO elect

WESTERN Region Football League president Meredith Angwin is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Duck as Chief Executive Officer elect.more

New recruit - Josh McDonald

Josh McDonald will join the Vikings in 2016. Previously playing for Glenorden FC, in 2016 Josh was the only Division 2 player to represent the WRFL in the interleague squad.more

2017 pre-season

Our three senior teams will commence pre-season training on the week of Monday 21 November.more

WRFL Season 2017 News

The WRFL released information on the competition structure, the Player Points System and salary caps following their board meeting on Monday 17 October.more

2016 Players Award Recipients

Our 2016 senior teams were presented with their best and fairest, coaches and best in finals awards on Friday evening at the senior presentation night.

Seniors B&F was awarded to Jordan Robbins, the reserves to Brett Miller and Matt Wright received the B&F for the U19 team.more

Ramon Harris receives Life Membership

Ramon 'Stumpy' Harris received Life Membership of the Altona Football Club on Friday night. Brenda Post, President, presented Stumpy with his Life Membership pin at the 2016 Senior Presentation night on Friday 14 October.more

Expressions of Interest for U19 and Reserves Coaches

Altona Football Club is seeking expressions of interest for U19 and Reserves coaching and support positions in 2017. The Altona FC is affiliated with the Western Regional Football Club with three teams representing the club in the senior, reserves and U19 Division 1 competition.more

2016 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Altona Football Club Inc. for 2016 will be held AT 10:00AM on Sunday 16 October at the Altona Bowling Club, 114 Civic Parade, Altona.more

Sucessful outing for the Vikings at WRFL Presentation Night

More than 350 people gathered at Moonee Valley Race Course for the 2016 WRFL Senior Presentation Night.

Altona FC was recognised for our efforts on and off the field - a true testament to our club.more

2016 Presentation Night

Altona FC 2016 Presentation Night - U19s, Reserves & Seniors
7 - 11:30pm on Friday 14 October
Altona RSL
$50 per person, three course meal with drinks at bar prices
Live musicmore

Vote Count - this Saturday

The U19, Reserves and Seniors vote count will take place on from 12 noon to 4pm on Saturday 10 September at the club rooms.

The count will be undertaken for Rounds 1 - 12, with the final rounds to be announced at Presentation Night.more

2016 Home & Away Season Concludes

A great end to the 2016 Home & Away season with all three senior teams finals contenders.more

Viking Valhalla Club in 2016

The Viking Valhalla Club had a great year with 74 members supporting the Altona FC through the coterie group. There was a great turn out to the regular member draws and the inaugural member luncheon held on Saturday 13 August.more

U19's Fixture - Now Available

The U19's fixture is now available. It's great to see that on many occasions in 2016, the boys will be playing at the same ground as the reserves and seniors.more

Altona FC has a new app!

Download the new ALTONA FC App featuring the 2016 fixture, social events and even an on-line store! It's as simple as download Team App from the App Store and then adding ALTONA FC. Don't have a Smartphone - use the on-line version: altonafc.teamapp.commore

Altona FC Welcomes New Major and Jumper Sponsors

Altona FC is proud to announce a new partnership with IGA Altona. Our local IGA, located in Pier Street, is now our Major and Jumper Sponsor.more

Adrian Beckwith Memorial Golf Tournament

The Altona FC 2016 Golf Tournament will be held on Friday 19 February at Kooringal Golf Club.

From 2016 the tournament will be held in memory of Adrian Beckwith, former Past President of the Altona FC and Kooringal Golf Club.more

Viking Valhalla Club

Introducing the Viking Valhalla Club (VVC).
The VVC is the next evolution of the Viking Club.
The aims of the VVC are:
- To ensure the long term financial viability of the Altona Football Club
- To raise funds for special projects for the Altona Football Club
- To assist past players and long term, significant supporters in times of need
For information on how to join please click here:more

Vale Adrian Beckwith

It is with great sadness that we farewell club stalwart Adrian Beckwith, former Past President of the AFC.more

Bring on 2015 Finals!

AFC U18s, Reserves and Seniors are all into the finals. Support the purple and gold this Sunday and cheer the boys on to another week in the finals!more

Viking Jayden Post in Hobsons Bay Leader

ALTONA gun Jayden Post says the rigours of suburban football are greater than they’ve ever been.

Great article in the Hobsons Bay Leader featuring AFC assistant coach, current player and Ex-AFL utility Jayden Post featuring.more

Super Sunday at the Altona Bowling Club

A family friendly afternoon of free live entertainment with Wendy Stapleton at the Altona Bowling Club. Bistro open for meals, drinks at bar prices and a SUPER SUNDAY RAFFLE for the Altona FC! Sunday 22 February 2-6pmmore

Viking Club Golf Day & Season Launch

The Viking Club will host the inaugural AFC Golf Day on Friday 20 February. The weather forecast is looking great so if you haven't registered make sure you do so today! The 2015 Season Launch will follow at 6:30pm. Both events will be held at Kooringal Golf Club. For further information email afcvikingclub@hotmail.commore

Viking Club Golf Day

Registration is now open for the 2015 Viking Club Golf Day at Kooringal Golf Club.more

2014 AGM

The AFC AGM was held Sunday 26 October at the Altona Bowling a Club.
The 2015 elected committee is:
President: Brendan Post
Vice-President: Paul Eishold
Treasurer: Danny O'Brien
Administrator: Eleanor Vivoda and Katrina Ellismore

Senior Coaches 2015 Announced

The Altona Football Club is proud to announce the reappointment of Josh Russo as Senior Playing Coach for Season 2015. We are also very pleased to announce the appointment of former Richmond AFL Player, Jayden Post as Assistant Playing Coach for Season 2015.
Pre Season training will commence for both U18`s and Seniors on
Thursday 6th. November 2014 (Venue to be advised)
All players welcomemore

Threepeat for Brett Miller

A the WRFL awards it was a case of déjà vu for Altona’s Brett Miller who won his third consecutive Division One, Reserves Best and Fairest on 20 votes.
Well done Brett this is an amazing effort.more

WRFL Awards

Altona players performed extremely well at the recent WRFL Awards.
Seniors - Jordan Robbins finished 6th with 13 votes
Reserves - Brett Miller finished 1st wining with 20 votes
U18 - Jay Paton finished 2nd with 16 votes losing by only 1 vote
Well done to all of our players who gained votes.more

Seniors Awards

Congratulations to all the Seniors Award Winners
Best & Fairest - Daniel O'Leary
Runner Up B&F - Jordan Robbins
Runner Up B&F - Ryan Green
Coaches Award - Ben Davies
Jayden Post Development Award - Jack Marlais
Well done to all players on a year that showed everyone the true Viking spirit.
Well done to Coach Josh Russo on a very successful first year as coachmore

Reserves Awards

Congratulations to all the Reserves Award Winners
Best & Fairest - Brett Miller
Runner Up B&F - Nathan Wapshott
3rd Place B&F - Jimmy Mead
Coaches Award - William Martin
Well done to all players on a great year in difficult circumstances
Well done to Coach Kevin McDonald on a great 1st year of coaching.more

Under 18 Awards

Congratulations to all the U18 Award Winners
Best & Fairest - Heath Rafferty
Runner Up B&F - Lachlan Allen
3rd Place B&F - Jay Paton
Coaches Award - Weibren Fong
Best in Finals - Lachlan Allen
Well done to all players on a great year.
Well done to Coach John Szanyi on a great year as well.more

The Photo Gallery

Photos from the Senior Presentation Night and the AFL Grand Final Day are now in the Photo Gallerymore

Auskick Presentation Day at AFC

Presentation Day For AUSKICK at Altona Footy Club was a great success and was kindly sponsor by S.M. Wilson and Associates
The Altona Vikings would like to thank all the kids and parents for their participation on the day and through out the year
Fantastic, polite respectful group of parents and kids
Also big thanks to Col Davies, Greg Baber & John Ashcroft for their tireless work on the BBQmore

Situations Vacant - Tribunal Advocates 2015 Season

The Club is looking for 3 people who are interested in forming the Club's Tribunal Advocate Panel for the 2015 season. We are looking at having 3 people to:
- Share the tribunal responsibilities
- Work together on all tribunal issues
- Advise the Committee on related issues
Full training will be given to all Panel members
Please email Barry at: for further informationmore

Situations Vacant - Club Memorabilia Curator

The Club is looking for someone to take over the responsibility for collecting, collating, storing and presenting all of our historical memorabilia.
The Club is preparing for its centenary in 2018 and part of this, involves putting together a comprehensive visual history of the Club.
This is a voluntary position.
Please email Barry at: for further information.more

Past Players Day - Thank You Letter

Following the recent Past Players Day, we received a delightful letter from club great and 1964 U18 Premiership Coach, Lou Thompson.
Thank you Lou and we hope that everyone who attended enjoyed a great day.more

Fox Footy Rewards - Update

We are currently second in Australia, so if you haven't registered go to the following link and register
We can win major prizes including footballs and training jumpers
Sign Up Now!!!more

New Email Address

We have a new email address:

This new address celebrates our establishment year of 1918. It also highlights that our centenary is only a few years away.more

Simonds Homes - Major Partner 2014

The Altona Football Club is proud to partner with Simonds Homes for 2014.
Simonds Homes is well known for providing quality homes throughout Australia.
Simonds Homes Melbourne is Australia's most awarded new home builder. Simonds have display homes throughout Melbournemore

Manheim - Major Partner 2014

The Altona Football Club is proud to partner with Manheim for 2014 and 2015.
Manheim is well known for providing quality vehicles at auction for everyone to purchase.
Manheim is located at Gordon Luck Avenue, Altona North, Vic, 3025more

SFG Investments Coaches Sponsor for 2014

We would like to welcome SFG Investments on board as our Coaches sponsor for 2014. We are very excited to have SFG on board, and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership.more

Igor's Slab Club

Donate a slab, box or any beverage of your choice.
Deliver to Igor at the bar all resale value collected by the Club.
For every slab donated the Club will make approx. $100
The aim is for 100 donated slabs
Last year 50 were donated.
Please purchase your slab at the Millers Inn as they are the Altona Football Club's preferred supplier of alcoholic beverages.more

Our Boys do us proud

In the photo Gallery is 2 photos of the boys who did the Altona Football Club proud by playing in the WRFL side on Saturday 29 March. For a full match report please click on ....more

Photos from Round 1 vs Albion

Photos from Round 1 are now available in the Photo Gallerymore

Comedy Night

Saturday 19 July
Finnish Hall. 7.00pm start
One of the funniest comedy acts around, the Nelson Twins are doing a special appearance for the Club.
Also starring:
- Terry North (UK Comic)
- Des Dowling (as heard on SEN)
- Jonathan Schuster (Raw Comedy)
A great night assured.more

Freeza's arms aren't long enough

2013 Reserves premiership coach received the Premiership Flag at the recent WRFL Season Launch.
Come along Saturday at 12.00 midday to see the flag unfurled for the 2nd year in a row.more

The Viking Club

We have relaunched the Viking Club.
See The Viking Club tab for all information on this exclusive Coterie Group membership.more

Altona FC App

Altona FC has developed an App for supporters of the Club. The App is available for everyone who owns an iPhone or Android (Google) smart phone, to download free of charge. The App will keep you up to date with all aspects of the club from the latest news, scores and all Club events. Please visit the App Store (Apple) and Google Play (Android) and search for Altona Football Club.more

6 Players in the WRFL Squad

It is with great pleasure that the Club acknowledges our 6 players to be selected in the WRFL interleague squad. This is the most of any side in the WRFL. Congratulations to:
Josh Russo
Jordan Robbins
David Barnaby
Lee Spiteri
Mitch Turnball
Josh Rafferty

Jordan Robbins was also nominated as Vice Captain - Well done

The WRFL will be playing the SFL at 11.15 on Saturday at Visy Park.more

Successful Practice Match vs Springbank

On Saturday our Senior Players played a 6 quarter practice match against Central Highlands Football League Club, Springbank. Both clubs took the opportunity to give a number of players some valuable game time. While no official scores were kept, Altona were definitely the better side on the day.more

2015 Football Department Opportunities - URGENT

The AFC is looking to finalise its Football Department prior to the completion of the 2014 season.
We are looking for people interested in all positions (Seniors & Reserves) including:
- Coach
- Assistant Coach
- Team Manager
- Trainers/Support Staffmore

Photos - Season Launch & Waubra Practice Match

Photos from the Season Launch and the Practice match vs Waubra are now available in the Photo Gallerymore

Successful Weekend in Ballarat

Our Senior squad journeyed to Ballarat last w/e for a Practice Match against Central Highlands Football League powerhouse Waubra. Playing their 1st game for the year the team won against strong opposition. The squad stayed in Ballarat for a training camp following the game.more

Altona FC at Masters

Altona FC has been seen recently at Masters Hardware in Williams Landing manning the BBQ. Organised by the BBQ kings John Ashcroft and Igor Vivoda these days are very important to keep fundraising happening over the summer season.more

Major Raffle Winners

The major raffle was drawn on Sunday 22 December 2013 at the 2.00pm at the Altona Football Club clubrooms.
The winners are:
1st Prize Toyota Yaris - Paul Harris Ticket number 0135
2nd Prize Rinnai BBQ - Joe Cullen Ticket number 0364
3rd Prize Christmas Hamper - Steve Wilson Ticket number 2053
Congratulations to all the winnersmore

Keep in Touch with Us

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Historic Photos

Some very old photos have surfaced of Altona, thanks to local resident Peter Weaver. Please check out the Photo Gallery for photos of the Altona Football Club team from 1919, 1921 and 1946more
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