Epping Football Club

Epping Football Club

Epping Football Club is an Australian rules football club located in the suburb of Epping in the outer northern suburbs of Melbourne. It plays in the Northern Football League (formerly the Diamond Valley Football League).

The Epping Football Club has a long and proud history. Formed in 1895, the club began playing social matches up until joining the Whittlesea and District Football Association in 1904.

In 1906 the Bourke-Evelyn Football Association was formed with Epping as one of the foundation teams. The club remained in the Bourke-Evelyn Football Association until the league folded in 1932, dominating the competition, wining 10 Premierships along the way.

In 1933, Epping Football Club joined the Diamond Valley Football League and won the premiership in their first season. pping won another five premierships up until 1981 when the League was split into two divisions. Epping has since won a further two premierships in second division. The club has been in Division one since 1990. In 2008 the club will compete in second division as they finished last in 2007.

Epping Football Club boasts a strong junior affiliate club - fielding ten junior teams from the under 9s through to the under 17s.

Epping Football Club has been the home club of several footballers who have progressed to the VFL/AFL, including:-
* Brent Heaver - Melbourne, Carlton, & Port Adelaide
* Darren Cuthbertson - Melbourne
* Ricky Dyson - Essendon

External links

* [http://www.eppingfc.com.au/index.html/ Epping FC Website]
* [http://www.nfl.org.au/ Northern Football League]
* [http://www.footypedia.com/00000063.htm/ Footypedia]

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