2023 VFLW Round 13 v North Melbourne

2023 VFLW Round 13 v North Melbourne

Darebin Falcons 1.2.-8 def by North Melbourne 8.9-57 Photos by Rob Lawson Darebin were outplayed by North this week, but showed a gutsy team character to keep going in strong at the contest right to the end of the match.  The match began in bright sunshine with strong...
Equal the Contest

Equal the Contest

Photo credit: Penny Ryan.  Equal the Contest. Shelley, Mavis, Mitch. Film Maker Mitch Nivalis put the Mount Alexander Falcons at the heart and centre of their incredible film- Equal the Contest.  Launched in style this week, the film’s premiere screening was sold out...
VFLW Round 12 v Port Melbourne

VFLW Round 12 v Port Melbourne

Darebin Falcons 2.5-17 def by Port Melbourne 8.10-58 Photos by Rob Lawson The Falcons faced competition leaders this week with VFLW finals just around the corner.  While able to contest for much of the game, the Falcons were struggling to get reward for their efforts...
VFLW Round 11 vs Collingwood

VFLW Round 11 vs Collingwood

Darebin Falcons 2.1-13 def by Collingwood 11.2-72 Photos by Rob Lawson The Falcons created a great contest this week for much of the game, but were not able to finish off some great attacking play.  Collingwood were able to take advantage of inconsistent moments in...
2023 VFLW Round 10 vs Essendon

2023 VFLW Round 10 vs Essendon

Darebin Falcons 1.2-8 def by Essendon 6.6-42 Photos by Phillip Louie The 2023 Sir Doug Nicholls Round match was opened with an Acknowledgement of Country, and an excellent performance by Brent Watkins.  It was remarkable to share the moment with Essendon’s VFLW squad,...
VFLW Round 12 v Port Melbourne

VFLW 2023- Round 9 vs Western Bulldogs

  Sunday 21 May, 2023 ETU Stadium Darebin Falcons 3.2-20 def by Western Bulldogs 7.12-54 Darebin Falcons competed hard this week, but lack of consistency cost them on the scoreboard. The Falcons worked hard to overcome and poor start, steadying the ship and getting...
VFLW 2023 – Round 8

VFLW 2023 – Round 8

  Sunday 14 May, 2023 La Trobe University Darebin Falcons 0.4-4 def by Geelong 4.9-33 Although still not able to get the win, Darebin’s game against top of the ladder Geelong looked a lot stronger in the home fixture. Only 5 weeks on from the Easter weekend where...
VFLW 2023 – Round 7 vs Box Hill

VFLW 2023 – Round 7 vs Box Hill

  Saturday 6th May, 2023 Darebin Falcons 1.2-8 def by 4.11-35 Box Hill A strong start from Darebin, but a fade out in the second half did result in a loss to the Box Hill Hawks.  The VFLW Falcons started the game with intent, with clear ball work, and some lively...
VFLW 2023 – Round 6 vs Collingwood

VFLW 2023 – Round 6 vs Collingwood

  Saturday 29 April, 2023 Victoria Park Darebin Falcons 5.3-33 def by Collingwood 8.11.59 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin faced one of the season leaders this week, against Collingwood at their home ground.  Despite a challenging first quarter, the Falcons...
Introducing Jump Start!

Introducing Jump Start!

We are privileged to have received Jump Start! funding from VicHealth enabling us to expand our community inclusion and diversity programs by employing Aasta O’Connor as our inaugural Inclusion and Diversity Manager from August 2022 to July 2023. Jump Start! is all...
VFLW 2023 – Round 5 vs North Melbourne

VFLW 2023 – Round 5 vs North Melbourne

VFLW Round 5 vs North Melbourne Photos by @melbournesportsphotograph Darebin Falcons 3.1-19 def by 8.9-57 North Melbourne It was the first match of the year at Preston City Oval for the home crowd.  Competitive in parts of the game, the Falcons struggled with...
VFLW 2023 – Round 4

VFLW 2023 – Round 4

VFLW Round 4 vs Williamstown Darebin Falcons 3.3-21 def by 5.13-43 Williamstown Darebin Falcons jumped out of the blocks well this week, but were ultimately chased down in the second half of the match.  The Falcons were strong at the contest, and smart with the ball,...
VFLW 2023 – Round 3

VFLW 2023 – Round 3

VFLW Round 3 vs Geelong Darebin Falcons 0.2-2 def by 12.6-78 Geelong Darebin Falcons took to the road again this week, travelling to Geelong on a bit of a squally Easter Saturday.   Although the squad would not have been happy with the scoreline, there were...
Supporting inclusion in Darebin

Supporting inclusion in Darebin

At the Falcons, our Inclusion and Diversity programs aim to reach out to groups across the Darebin community who are often excluded from sport, introduce them to the fun and wellbeing benefits of being active, and develop social and physical skills. The club’s first...
2023 VFLW Falcons

2023 VFLW Falcons

2023 Darebin Falcons VFLW squad continues to attract quality to the state level program.  Building on some of the successes of last year, Coach Kate Tyndall has built a squad with a core group of players continuing to set the bar high, as well as some exciting new...
VFLW 2023 – Round 2

VFLW 2023 – Round 2

VFLW Round 2 vs Casey Demons Darebin Falcons 1.2-8 def by 19.16-130 Casey Demons The Darebin Falcons faced a formidable task this week, playing a considerably more experienced squad at home.  Without the services of some key senior players, the Falcons dug deep to...
VFLW 2023 – Round 1

VFLW 2023 – Round 1

VFLW Round 1 vs Southern Saints Darebin Falcons 2.1.13 def by Southern Saints 6.10.46 Darebin Falcons started their 2023 season in front of a passionate home crowd in Bundoora this week.  Facing the grand finalists from last season, the Falcons had a bit of a nervous...
Creativity and supportive networks at the Mini Roos

Creativity and supportive networks at the Mini Roos

Darebin Mini Roos Darebin Coach Annika Filips celebrated the season end with her players and families at Robinson’s Reserve this Sunday, with the 2022 Mini Roos Season coming to a close. As part of a group of U14 players taking up new coaching and referee roles this...
VFLW Season 2022 – Counting the Votes

VFLW Season 2022 – Counting the Votes

Throughout the 2022 home and away season, the VFLW coaching panel recognised players who had an impact; who had performed well in each game, and who had contributed to the team’s performance.  Of the thirty three players in 2022, twenty five players were given votes,...
VFLW Match Report- Round 14 2022

VFLW Match Report- Round 14 2022

VFLW Round 14 vs Port Melbourne Darebin Falcons 3.4-22 def by Port Melbourne 3.6-24 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography The Falcons went out in style for the final match of the 2022 season; under lights and in front of a big crowd at ETU Stadium.  Celebrating VFLW ’s...
VFLW Match Report- Round 13 2022

VFLW Match Report- Round 13 2022

VFLW Round 13 vs Hawthorn Darebin Falcons 2.0-12 def by Hawthorn 9.11-65 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin took on the in-form Hawks this week, but despite some really positive play, were unable to match the pressure on the scoreboard.  The Falcons did switch...
VFLW Match Report- Round 12 2022

VFLW Match Report- Round 12 2022

VFLW Round 12 vs Geelong Darebin Falcons 1.2-9 def by Geelong 9.6-60 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin continues to fight and battle their way through the business end of the season, but were beaten at home this week. Geelong Cats got off to a quick start with...
VFLW Match Report – Round 11 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 11 2022

VFLW Round 11 vs Essendon Darebin Falcons 1.1-7 def by Essendon 9.10-64 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin took their game to Essendon this week with plenty of fight but were ultimately unable to stop the fast scoring ladder leaders.  The Falcons worked hard...
VFLW Match Report- Round 13 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 10 2022

VFLW Round 10 vs Collingwood Darebin Falcons 3.3-21 def by Collingwood 8.7-55 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin had their work cut out this week with the 2021 minor Premiers Collingwood chasing hard for a place in the final. Despite playing some good footy,...
VFLW Match Report – Round 9 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 9 2022

VFLW Round 9 vs Southern Saints Darebin Falcons 1.3-9 def by Southern Saints 9.4-58 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin Falcons worked hard, but were ultimately unable to match it this week with the Southern Saints.  The squad commemorated some great milestones...
VFLW Match Report – Round 8 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 8 2022

VFLW Round 8 vs North Melbourne Darebin Falcons 3.4-22 def by North Melbourne 7.5-47 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography The Falcons came out strongly this week but were left ruing some missed chances going down to North by three goals. The VFLW squad were honoured to...
VFLW Match Report – Round 7 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 7 2022

VFLW Round 7 vs Williamstown Seagulls Sunday 2nd April 2022, Williamstown Football Ground Williamstown 0.3-3 def by Darebin Falcons 2.3-15 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Flying high Darebin took out another win on the road, and are sitting fourth on the...
VFLW Match Report – Round 6 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 6 2022

VFLW Round 6 vs Western Bulldogs Sunday 27 March 2022, VU Whitten Oval Darebin Falcons 12.12-84 def 0.4-4 Western Bulldogs 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography An 80 point victory this week makes it three in a row for the Darebin Falcons and takes them to...
VFLW Match Report – Round 5 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 5 2022

VFLW Round 5 vs Carlton Sunday 12th March 2022, Ikon Park Darebin Falcons 4.6.30 def 3.4.22 Carlton 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography It was an exciting back to back win for the Darebin Falcons this week who defeated Carlton by 8 points.   On a hot, dry day,...
VFLW Round 4 2022 Match Report

VFLW Round 4 2022 Match Report

VFLW Round 4 vs North Melbourne Sunday 6th March 2022, Arden St Oval Darebin Falcons 3.6.24 def North Melbourne 1.2.8 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin Falcons had a good win on the road this week, with a consistent team effort proving too strong for...