About Australian Rules Football
The Darebin Falcons have two Australian Rules Football teams competeting in the Victorian Women's Football League,a team in Premier Division and a team in Premier Reserves Division.
Our Premier Division team hold a record breaking undefeated run from 2006-2011 and have won five VWFL Premierships, a record breaking five in a row 2006-2010. With the Premier Reserves having won four Premierships in the last 6 years and hold a record breaking three Premierships in a row in the Reserves Division.
Recently the Falcons featured in the AFL documentary "The Essence of the Game". This documentary showed the inner workings of the club and coach, Peta Searle addressing the 2008 AFL national draftees.
With the addition of new players to the list adding more depth to the already skilled Falcons 2012 is looking to be a great season.
If are interested in playing Australian Rules Football or would like to know more about the Falcons you can contact our Football Representative Eliza Leverett.
1996 - The season of 1996 is one Darebin will never forget. The recruitment of experienced players and the committment of the team resulted in the Falcons securing 1st position on the ladder at the end of the season. The Falcons went on to win the Grand Final by 13 points.
2002 - This year saw the club expand, with the inclusion of a second Australian Rules team.
2005 - This year saw the Falcons make the grand final in the Premier Division, eventually going down to Melbourne University in a hard fought battle.
2006 - 2006 saw the Falcons make the Grand Final at Whitten Reserve in both the Premier and Premier Reserves Division. The Premier Division team defeated Melbourne Uni and the Premier Reserves lost to St. Kilda.
2007 - This was the most successful season for the club in recent history, with both teams going through the season undefeated and winning their respective VWFL Grand Finals.
2008 - Another successful year with both the Premier and Premier Reserves teams making the Grand Final. The reserves were runners up and the Premiers Division team won their 3rd consecutive flag.
2009 - Once again another successful year was had for the Falcons, with both the Premier and Premier Reserves teams winning the flag. The Premier Division made VWFL history with their fourth Grand Final flag in succession.
2010 - This was the most successful year the Falcons have ever had. With the Premier, Premier Reserves, and Youth Girls teams winning the flag. All three sides went through the season undefeated to take out the grand final. The Premier Division made VWFL history with their fifth Grand Final flag in succession, and the Premier Reserves going back to back.
2011 - Another successful year with both the Premier and Premier Reserves teams making the Grand Final. The Premier Divison were runners up and the Premiers Reserves Division team won their 3rd consecutive flag.