The Darebin Falcons, we are committed to providing an inclusive and safe space for all players, supporters, parents and volunteers. That’s why we are so honoured to take part in the VFLW Pride Match each year.

This year, in addition to the Pride Match, there are a heap of different events to celebrate the LGBTIQA+ community. Below is a list of all of the amazing events, and ways you can support the Falcons this Pride Round. Hope to see you at one, or all of the below!


PRIDE: Our untold stories of women’s football

Join us for a wonderful night of fine food and inspirational guest speakers – discussing their stories of community, belonging, and breaking down taboos. Stories of PRIDE.

The Falcons have fielded women’s football teams since 1990 and back then, women’s footy was largely invisible. So too were LGBTIQA+ women. Falcons’ women have helped make the invisible, visible. Our extraordinary guest speakers have been front and centre of the transformation of women’s footy into the AFLW franchise is it today. We are honoured to share their stories.

This is an opportunity not to be missed! Places are extremely limited.

Special Guests:

  • Sal Rees, Founding Falcon and her story of the 1995 AFL draft
  • Darcy Vescio: Falcon and Carlton AFLW star
  • Julia Chiera: Falcons VFLW Assistant Coach, Carlton AFLW Welfare Manager, former player & former Club President
  • Patty Kinnersly: Former Falcon player, Carlton FC Board Member, CEO Our Watch
  • MC – Emma Race (Outer Sanctum Podcast and Proud Falcon Mum)

Purchase tickets by clicking here



Our 2019 Pride Jumper has just been released for sale. To commemorate the contribution our Life Members have made to the Club, their names, along with significant Club donors are printed on the jumpers.

You can see (and purchase) the jumpers here – using the password: gtodarebinfc2019


THE GAME – Sunday 19 May 2.30pm

We are thrilled that the Darebin Falcons VFLW team will be competing in the annual Pride Match against Melbourne Uni on the 19th May 2019 at 2.30pm. The game will be hosted by Melbourne Uni at Main Oval, Melbourne University.

At the Falcons we are dedicated to promoting the message of Pride and Inclusion and hope you can all join us on the day.


Sunday 19 May 1pm

Melbourne Uni will be hosting a luncheon which will be held prior to the match, with guest speakers including the AFL’s General Manager of Inclusion and Social Policy, Tanya Hosch, Gender and Sexuality Commissioner, Ro Allen and North Melbourne AFLW player, Emma Kearney.

This is the official match day function which is hosted by MUFC.

Purchase a ticket and come along to celebrate the day. Tickets can be purchased here –