History of Club

1885 - Bonnie Doon's first game was held at Mansfield.

1885 - On the 29th August, Bonnie Doon played Alexandra. 

1891- Team colours were blue jersey & red stockings they were to comete for the Mansfield Cup against Mt Battery & Tomie Clubs

1898 - Bonnie Doon & Maindample clubs amalgamated & they were called The Combined Rovers

1901 - Mansfield District Football Association formed the Mansfield, Bonnie Doon, Jamieson & the trappers. Bonnie Doon won the premiershiop trophy & were premiers

1905 - Bonnie Doon played a Mansfield game, the ladies were in strong force, hooligans went onto the ground & it wasn't until Constable Martin gently stroked several of them with a lump of tree that they left on the ground. 

1905 - Mansfield met and defeated Bonnie Doon at Mansfield by 14 points, thus gaining the Mansfield Football Association premiership. Close to 2000 people were in attendance.

1906 - Bonnie Doon won the Grand Final

1925 - Bonnie Doon join and form the Mansfield / Swanpool District Football Association along with four other teams - Delatite, Maindample, Mansfield & Swanpool.

1927 - Mansfield defeat Bonnie Doon in the Mansfield / Swanpool FA Grand Final. Bonnie Doon as minor premiers had the right to play Mansfield in a "challenge" grand final, but lost the "challenge" grand final too.

1928 - Bonnie Doon: 7.10 - 52 defeated Mansfield: 6.11 - 47 in the Mansfield / Swanpool FA Grand Final. Bonnie Doon were undefeated premiers too!

1930 - Mount Battery: 9.16 - 70 d Bonnie Doon: 8.11 - 59 in the Mansfield Line Football Association.

1934 - Mansfield & Alexandra District Football Association (M&ADFA) - Bonnie Doon, Marysville, Thornton, Yarck, Alexandra, Mansfield, Delatite & Mt Battery.

1934 - Marysville defeat Bonnie Doon in the (M&ADFA) grand final, after Bonnie Doon protest against Thornton for using a player who was appraently not cleared by Yea FC. Thornton win their appeal and a second grand final between Thornton & Marysville is ordered, with Marysville eventually winning the second grand final.

1937 - Bonnie Doon joins Euroa District Football Association - Euroa, Miepoll, Strathbogie & Longwood (who withdrew as unable to field a team)

1945 - Atfer the war had ended Bonnie Doon played seconds against Mansfield Swanpool & Tatong in the Yea Alexandra Association

1946 - The Upper Goulburn Football League was formed - Mansfield, Delatite, Bonnie Doon, Yea, Alexandra, Merton, Thornton, Acheron Valley & Marysville.

1951 - Bonnie Doon play in the Hume Highway FL against - Goulburn United, St. Mary's, Strathbogie, Tallarook and Yarck in 1951 and 1952.

1953 - Waranga-North East League (2nds) teams - Bonnie Doon, Alexandra, Seymour, Yea, Euroa, Broadford, Thornton & Mansfield

1956 - Bonnie Doon Premiers & Best & Fairest Award went to WJ Lockhart

1957 - Bonnie Doon won the Grand Final

1958 - Bonnie Doon Premiers

1959 - Bonnie Doon Premiers

1960 - Waranga-North East League (2nds) teams - Bonnie Doon, Alexandra, Seymour, Yea, Euroa, Broadford, Avenel,Thornton, Strathbogie & Mansfield. William (Ned) Lockhart from Bonnie Doon recieved Best & Fairest Award for Waranga-North East Seconds

1961 - Bonnie Doon Premiers

1962 - Bonnie Doon won the Grand Final by defeating Seymour Seconds

1965 - Bonnie Doon joined Benalla & District Football League

1966 - Grand Final - Bonnie Doon defeated All Blacks

1967 - Grand Final - All Blacks defeated Bonnie Doon

1968 G Johnson & R Bainbridge won Best & Fairest

1984 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers

1987 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers

1989 - Bonnie Doon Firsts Premiers

1995 - Bonnie Doon Juniors joined Alexandra District League - the young players had thier ups & downs but enjoyed their games

1998 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers

1999 - Bonnie Doon Firsts Premiers

2000 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers

2002 - Bonnie Doon Firsts & Seconds both Premiers

2004 - Bonnie Doon Firsts Premiers

Bonnie Doon Netball Club

1993 - Saw introduction of Netball to Benalla & District Football League with the assistance of Lesley Howes & Kerry Taranto - only one side with 20 girls keen to play. Bonnie Doon lost to Devenish in the Semi Final. Debbie Browne runner Up Best & Fairest for the League

1994 - Bonnie Doon lost to Tatong in Preliminary Final

1995 - League introduced another Grade to Netball (B Grade)

1999 - B Reserve Team introduced - B Reserve lost to Tatong in the Preliminary Final - Jayme Hamilton League Best & Fairest with Peta Martin League Runner Up.

A Grade lost to Tatong in the Preliminary Final - Iris Hill Runner Up League Best & Fairest.

B Grade played in a thrilling Grand Final against Swanpool won 39 to 38 goals in the last minute of the game. Team - Laura Walsh (captain), Leonie Hill (vice captain), Sharon Lockhart, Danni Hutchins, Emma Lockhart, Breanna Cameron, Loise Clarke, Mary Ann Panozzo, Lesley Howes & Cathy Cooper - Coach Iris Hill. Leonie Hill League B Grade - goal shooting

2000 - League changed B Reserve to C Grade. Leonie Hill played 100 games for Bonnie Doon plus first to achieve for Benalla & District League with another player from Tatong

2003 - Leonie Hill presented with Life Membership for Bonnie Doon Football Netball - the first netballer to achieve this honour!

 

 

 

 

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Senior Ladder

2019 WAW Credit Union Seniors Cup
POS TEAM PTS
1 Milawa 72
2 Bright 60
3 Tarrawingee 56
4 King Valley 48
5 Greta 44
6 Whorouly 40
7 Benalla All Blacks 32
8 Glenrowan 32
9 Bonnie Doon 24
10 Goorambat 12
11 Moyhu 12
12 North Wangaratta 0

Reserves Ladder

2019 Pinkerton Security Reserves Competition
POS TEAM PTS
1 King Valley 64
2 Milawa 60
3 Bright 56
4 Greta 52
5 Whorouly 40
6 North Wangaratta 40
7 Glenrowan 36
8 Tarrawingee 36
9 Moyhu 20
10 Benalla All Blacks 16
11 Bonnie Doon 8
12 Goorambat 4

Photo Gallery

Goals
2019 WAW Credit Union Seniors Cup
Goals Per Game Avg
2019 WAW Credit Union Seniors Cup
Damian Cupido
Leader
6.50
GLS AVG
Pos Player Team AG 2 Cleve Hughes Milawa 6.07 3 Thomas Mullane-Grant Bright 5.76 4 Hamish Moore Tarrawingee 5.00 5 Jack Stamp Milawa 3.76
Goals
2019 Pinkerton Security Reserves Competition
Albert Hill
Leader
89
Goals
Goals Per Game Avg
2019 Pinkerton Security Reserves Competition
Daniel Lewis
Leader
6.00
GLS AVG
Pos Player Team AG 2 Joshua Owen Milawa 6.00 3 Nicholas Howell Bright 6.00 4 Raymond Robins Moyhu 5.00 5 Nicholas Howden Bright 4.67