VFLW Match Report – Round 3 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 3 2022

VFLW Round 3 vs Hawthorn Saturday 26th February 2022, Latrobe University Darebin Falcons 0.2.2 def by 9.14.68 Hawthorn 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography In a tough match this week, Darebin Falcons were beaten by a dominant Hawthorn team.  On hot and rather...
VFLW Match Report – Round 2 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 2 2022

VFLW Round 2 vs Casey Demons Saturday 19th February 2022, Latrobe University Darebin Falcons 2.2.14 def by Casey Demons 8.8.56 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography eIt was a great start from Darebin Falcons, but it was a lively Casey Demons team who ran away...
VFLW Match Report – Round 1 2022

VFLW Match Report – Round 1 2022

VFLW Round 1 vs Williamstown Saturday 12th February 2022, Latrobe University Darebin Falcons 6.1-37 def Williamstown 5.4-34 📸 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography The Falcons opened their 2022 VFLW campaign with a courageous, nail biting, come-from-behind win on...
VFLW Season Review 2021

VFLW Season Review 2021

Developing players and our club culture were key goals for the Falcon’s 2021 campaign and there has been plenty to take away from the season.  The club celebrated significant player milestones, debuted a record number of players to state level competition, alongside...
VFLW Match Report – Round 14

VFLW Match Report – Round 14

VFLW Round 14 vs Essendon Saturday 26th June 2021 Bill Lawry Oval Darebin 0.2.2 def by 7.10.52 Essendon Photos by afl.com.au and @Rob Lawson Photography  This week restrictions eased and Falcons family were once more able to support from the sidelines for the final...
VFLW Match Report – Round 12

VFLW Match Report – Round 12

VFLW Round 12 vs Collingwood Saturday 22nd May 2021 Bill Lawry Oval Darebin 3.3.21 def by 11.6.72 Collingwood Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography It was a special day at the Bill Lawry Oval this week for the Darebin Falcons, celebrating the 2021 Pride Round in front of...
VFLW Match Report – Round 11

VFLW Match Report – Round 11

VFLW Round 11 vs Williamstown Saturday 15th May 2021 Downer Oval Darebin Falcons 2.4-16 drew with Williamstown 1.10-16 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin Falcons had a dramatic one this week, with a tightly fought contest against the Seagulls, and a last point...

150 Milestone Gamers Celebrations

This week’s VFL game will be a very special one for Darebin Falcon’s with four players reaching 150 games. Captain Stephanie Simpson, Nicole Callinan, Jess Dal Pos and Samara David will be celebrating this significant achievement on the weekend, cheered on by team...
Milestone Game #150 – Jess Dal Pos

Milestone Game #150 – Jess Dal Pos

📸.   @Rob Lawson Photography Celebrating 150 games this week is Falcons very own Jess Dal Pos.  First getting into AFL by going to Auskick every Saturday morning with her brother, Jess first represented Darebin in the Youth Girls competition at age 15, winning...
Milestone Game #150 – Nicole Callinan

Milestone Game #150 – Nicole Callinan

📸.   @Rob Lawson Photography Nic Callinan started playing footy as a favour for a friend in 2006.  Her friend’s dad was coaching at Melton Central’s WFC, and they were short of players.  At that time, there were not that many teams for the south/west division...
Milestone Game #150 – Stephanie Simpson

Milestone Game #150 – Stephanie Simpson

📸.   @Rob Lawson Photography Steph first played Auskick, followed by junior footy with the boys for Warrandyte.  She played over 60 games with Warrandyte Junior Football Club and then was untimely kicked out at about 13-14 years old when girls were not allowed...
Milestone Game #150 – Samara David

Milestone Game #150 – Samara David

📸.   @Rob Lawson Photography Samara “Sammy” David was first offered a game of footy at primary school level.  Backed in by some talent spotting teachers, even though there were not many girls playing, she was encouraged to get involved and was selected for the...
VFLW Match Report – Round 10

VFLW Match Report – Round 10

VFLW Round 10 vs Hawthorn Saturday 8th May 2021 Box Hill City Oval Darebin Falcons 1.1-7 def by Hawthorn 10.9-69 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography In a second battle of the big birds for the 2021 VFLW season, Darebin Falcons went down to the Hawks.  Both clubs have...
VFLW Match Report – Round 9

VFLW Match Report – Round 9

VFLW Round 9 vs Port Melbourne Saturday 1st May 2021 Bill Lawry Oval Darebin Falcons 5.4-34 def by Port Melbourne 8.10-58 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin Falcons put in a great performance this week against to one of the competition leaders Port Melbourne. ...

NFNL season underway

Darebin Falcons have entered 2 teams in the Northern Football Netball League (NFNL) in 2021, with the first rounds women’s grading matches now completed.  Having been matched against some of the stronger teams of the comp, Darebin 1 and 2 both finished the four...
Our MiniRoos are Back!

Our MiniRoos are Back!

Our Nest was bathed in sunshine and smiles on Sunday May 2 with the launch of the 2021 MiniRoos Program. As a nationwide  Football Australia program, MiniRoos Kick Off is an introduction to soccer for kids aged 4-9.  The program uses short, game-based sessions to...
VFLW Match Report – Round 8

VFLW Match Report – Round 8

VFLW Round 8 vs Geelong Saturday 24th April Bill Lawry Oval Darebin Falcons 1.5-11 def by Geelong 11.9.75 Photos by @Rob Lawson Photography Darebin put in a good performance this week with a commitment to physicality but were ultimately outrun by the visiting Cats who...

VFLW Match Report – Round 7

VFLW Round 7 vs Western Bulldogs Sunday 18th April Bill Lawry Oval Darebin Falcons 4.0.24 def by Western Bulldogs 14.9.93 It was a frantic start to the game this week, with the Western Bulldogs very quick out of the blocks.  Midway through the quarter, Alice Caddy...

VFLW Match Report – Round 6

  VFLW Round 6 vs North Melbourne – Saturday 10 April, 2021, Arden St Oval Darebin 6.6.42 def North Melbourne 4.6.30 Darebin Falcons kicked away to their first win, defeating the Roos at home in wintery conditions.  The game got off to a very quick start, with...

NFNL Practice Matches

Sunday 28th March@the Nest A.H Capp Reserve Div 1 v West Brunswick Div 2 v Fitzroy Stars   It was a glorious footy afternoon on Sunday 28 March for the first 2021 NFNL Falcons home practice match, and the Falcon’s Nest was once again a hive of footy activity. ...
VFLW Match Report – Round 4

VFLW Match Report – Round 4

  VFLW Round 4 vs Essendon – Sunday 21st March The Hangar, Essendon Darebin Falcons 0.3.3 def by Essendon 10.10.70 Photos @ Rob Lawson Photography @ Gallivant Photography: Another rainy weekend in Melbourne and a tough one for the Darebin Falcons in Round 4. ...
T20 Cricket Grand Final

T20 Cricket Grand Final

  North West Metropolitan Cricket Association Grand Final – Women’s Social T20 Division One Sunday 14th March 2021 Darebin Falcons def Aberfeldie by 70 runs It was the perfect day for the Darebin Falcons on Sunday, arriving to a beautiful sunny and...
VFLW Round 3 Match Report

VFLW Round 3 Match Report

  VFLW Round 3 Sunday 13th March Ikon Park, Carlton Darebin Falcons 3.2.20 def by Carlton 3.9.27 Photos: @roblawsonphotography   This week, the VFLW team started out early at Darebin’s Community Day, running drills with the future Falcs, and engaging with our...
VFLW Match Report –  Round 2

VFLW Match Report – Round 2

  VFLW Round 2 Sunday 7th March La Trobe University, Bundoora Darebin Falcons 3.8.26 def by Hawthorn FC 7.7.49 The home game crowd were treated to a great start from Darebin this week in bright sunshine at La Trobe Uni. From the first bounce, Cubasch tapped directly...