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The Darebin Falcons 2018 VFLW Coaching Panel. L-R: Lisa Roper, Jane Lange, Melissa Hickey and Julia Chiera.

2018 VFLW Coaching Panel Announced

  The Darebin Women’s Sports Club is proud to announce its 2018 VFLW coaching panel. Reigning back-to-back VFLW Premiership Coach and 2017 AFL Victoria Female Coach of the Year, Jane Lange, is at the helm again in 2018 in the role of Senior Coach. Lange, an eight-time Darebin premiership player and current assistant coach with […]


Seeking AFL Coaches for 2018

The Darebin Women’s Sports club is looking for applications from committed and qualified coaches for the following positions in season 2018: VFL Assistant Coaches Strength & Conditioning Head Coach and Assistant Coaches NFL Division 1 Coach NFL Division 2 Coach NFL Youth Girls (U18) Coach NFL Youth Girls (U16’s) Coach NFL Junior Girls (U14’s) Coach […]


Falcons committed to VFL in 2018.

Today AFL Victoria announced the expansion teams that will enter the VFL Women’s league next season. The Darebin Women’s Sports Club is committed to fielding a team in the 2018 Swisse VFL Women’s competition. As one of the foundation clubs of the state league competition, we are proud of our significant contribution to the growth […]

Hamilton Pride Game

AFL Update – July 2017

Auskick We’ve had a fun and successful 2017 Auskick program with 25 girls registered between 4-12 years of age. The girls have a few more sessions to go and we will be looking to grow the program again in 2018. AFL Juniors Our new girls AFL junior programs this year has been a success! The […]


2017 Football Leadership Groups Announced

It was a big week for our senior football teams as the leadership groups were announced for each division. In the changerooms prior to the VFL team’s Round Two clash against the Eastern Devils, senior coach Jane Lange gathered the team together to announce the 2017 leaders: 2017 VFL Leadership Group: Elise O’Dea – Captain […]


AFL Update – April 2017

Season 2017 kicks off this Sunday, April 23 for our Division 1, Division 2, Under 10s and Under 14s teams. Our Youth Girls team are getting ready for Round Two after a big Round One win over Wallan. With our AFLW Falcons flocking back to The Nest, our VFL Women’s team will begin their 2017 […]


Darebin Events: April-June

VFL Jumper Presentation and Season Launch Join us at AH Capp on Sunday, April 30 as we present our 2017 VFL Women’s squad with their jumpers and unfurl the 2016 Premiership flag. We will be joined by very special guest Sam Lane, who will be our MC for the day. See you there! Hamilton Pride […]


Sponsor a Player in 2017

Become part of our team in 2017 With over 400 current members, aged 4 yrs+, the Falcons are flying high. Flying with them, is a huge and loyal supporter base, comprising of family, friends, and locals from the community. In 2016, the Falcons AFL program consisted of 3 teams and an Auskick program. In 2017, […]


AFL News – January 2017

With the inaugural AFL Women’s season set to launch, we’ll see plenty of Falcons on the big stage over the next two months. The Darebin Women’s Sports Club proudly had 16 players selected by AFL clubs. Carlton: Lauren Arnell (captain), Darcy Vescio and Nat Exon. GWS Giants: Jess Dal Pos (leadership group) Melbourne: Melissa Hickey […]


Football pre-season to resume on 31 January

Pre-season senior football training will resume on Tuesday 31 January at AH Capp Reserve, Halwyn Crescent, Preston. Training nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30pm from 31 January until the end of the season. The club currently fields a team in the VFL Women’s competition and a Division One side in the Northern Football League. […]