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Recent articles

18 Oct 20152015 Champions Club
24 Sep 2015Senior Men and Women Crowned Champions in 2015 Club
23 Sep 2015Senior Presentation Night Uncategorized
18 Sep 2015Eltham Redbacks FC Academy Summer Program 2015 Club
18 Sep 2015Aussie Greensborough Has an exclusive offer for the Redbacks Club
30 Aug 2015Junior Presentation Day and AGM Club
24 Aug 2015Kick it with Victory! Mon, Sep 21st @ ERFC Uncategorized
05 Jul 2015Don’t stand by, stand up! Club
25 Jun 2015Long-term sponsor sale Club
24 Jun 2015President’s Half Year Update Club

2015 Champions

Pinky @ 4:14 pm October 18, 2015   Comments Off on 2015 Champions

Three club champions right here: SL4E FFV Golden Boot and FFV Referee’s B&F Abboud Dib, SL2NW FFV Golden Boot and FFV Referee’s B&F Keely Lockhart and SL4E FFV B&F Niamh Kearney. Awesome effort! Special mention to SL3 FFV B&F Runner-up Michelle Parker as well. Great seasons for this lot.


Senior Men and Women Crowned Champions in 2015

Ivan Dalla Costa @ 4:33 pm September 24, 2015   Comments Off on Senior Men and Women Crowned Champions in 2015

Bang!! – Double header – Both senior men and women were crowned champions in 2015 and will be promoted in 2016. The senior women will play in State League 1 and the senor men in State League 3!

2015 Champions Men



2015 Champions











Senior Presentation Night

Lamo @ 12:22 pm September 23, 2015   Comments Off on Senior Presentation Night

The committee cordially invites you to join us:
Time: 7.30pm, Friday, Oct. 16th
Venue: The Boulevard, 121 Studley Park Rd, Kew
Awards: Player of the Year, Runner-up Player of the Year, Golden Boot, Coaches’ Awards and Long Service Recognitions
Attire: Semi-formal
Cost: $75pp for 3 courses inc. beer, wine & soft drinks or $55pp for 17yo and younger

Online bookings:  http://www.trybooking.com/JCNZ

We look forward to celebrating a successful year with our senior players, U21 development squads and U18 players, friends and family!

See you there!

Queries to: donna.kay@optusnet.com.au

Eltham Redbacks FC Academy Summer Program 2015

Ivan Dalla Costa @ 10:50 am September 18, 2015   Comments Off on Eltham Redbacks FC Academy Summer Program 2015


The Eltham Redbacks FC Academy program aims to accelerate the development of our footballers through a targeted extension of our football program over the summer term. Coaching is provided by our most experienced coaching team including our and Technical Directors. Sessions include skill drills, tactical and positional training, small-sided and full pitch game training.


This is a 10 week program starting Mon 5th Oct and finishing Sun 20th Dec 2015

Session Times


 Boys U8 – U11  Tue 5.30pm – 7pm  Sat 8.30am – 10am
 Girls U8 – U11  Mon 6.30pm – 8pm  Sun 3pm – 4.15pm
 Boys U12 – U13  Tue 5.30pm – 7pm  Thu 5.30pm – 7pm
 Girls U12 -U14  Mon 7pm – 8.30pm  Thu 5.30pm – 7pm
 Boys U14- U15  Tue 7.45pm – 9.15pm  Thu 7.45pm – 9.15 pm
 Boys U18 and up  Tue 7.45pm – 9.15pm  Thu 7.45pm – 9.15 pm
 Girls U18 and up  Mon 7pm – 8.30pm  Wed 8pm –  9.30pm



Bookings are available for one or two sessions per week though players are encouraged to attend both. White Academy shirts are required so any players who do not own an Academy (TECHfootball) shirt from previous terms must select a ticket option that includes a shirt.

1 session per week with shirt   $165   1 session per week no shirt     $140

2 sessions per week with shirt $280   2 sessions per week no shirt    $255

Book online at:



Eltham Redbacks FC Wattletree Rd Eltham North, Vic 3095

Contact Details:

www.elthamredbacksfc.org.au or David Freeman (m) 0457503492 (email) David.Freeman@nab.com.au

Aussie Greensborough Has an exclusive offer for the Redbacks

Ivan Dalla Costa @ 10:40 am September 18, 2015   Comments Off on Aussie Greensborough Has an exclusive offer for the Redbacks

Aussie Promotion

Junior Presentation Day and AGM

Pinky @ 11:07 pm August 30, 2015   Comments Off on Junior Presentation Day and AGM

Junior presentations up to U16 players will be held on Sunday September 13th. Let’s hope we get the weather we have had the last few years!

The canteen will be open and we’ll have a BBQ going, so look out for that. We will have a sale for excess uniform stock as well looking forward to the 2016 – so if you’re looking to pick up a polo or jacket, they will be on sale for cheap.

Junior Presentation

 Annual General Meeting

During the lunch-time break the AGM will take place with the following agenda.

1.      Welcome member and guests (Declaration SECT 206B – no bankruptcy)
2.      Apologies
3.      Acceptance of Minutes from 2014 AGM
4.      Business arising from Minutes
5.      Correspondence
6.      Presentation of reports
President – Ivan Dalla Costa
Secretary – Ryan Adams
Treasurer – Kirsten Gallagher
7.      Resignation of current Committee and election of new office bearers for 2015
8.      Election of General Committee
9.      General Business
Constitution – Bring ERFC constitution up to standards required by Associations Incorporations Reform Act 2012. This update was done in Feb 2014, has been reviewed, and we would like to vote in the updated constitution.
Current constitution: Click here to download
New proposed constitution: Click here to download
Club Life Membership Nominations (Two nominations received: Phil David, Ryan Adams)
10.  Close of Meeting

For any questions please contact Ryan: secretary@elthamredbacksfc.org.au

AGM Proxy Voting form: Click here to download

Kick it with Victory! Mon, Sep 21st @ ERFC

Pinky @ 6:22 pm August 24, 2015   Comments Off on Kick it with Victory! Mon, Sep 21st @ ERFC

Don’t stand by, stand up!

Pinky @ 5:57 pm July 5, 2015   Comments Off on Don’t stand by, stand up!

Eltham Redbacks FC is right behind the FFV and VicHealth when it comes to delivering this message.

So don’t stand by when you see racism; stand up!

Long-term sponsor sale

Pinky @ 10:22 pm June 25, 2015   Comments Off on Long-term sponsor sale

Our long-term sponsor Northern Chrysler Jeep Dodge has a big end of financial year clearance on at the moment – head over to Grimshaw St for a look if you’re in the market!

Northern Jeep

President’s Half Year Update

Ivan Dalla Costa @ 4:42 pm June 24, 2015   Comments Off on President’s Half Year Update

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As we move into the second half of the 2015 season, I want to take the opportunity to provide an update on the season to date and some exciting developments.

As always, I want thank all the technical directors, coaches, team managers, committee and volunteers for all their hard work since pre-season commenced in February. Without their dedication and commitment the club would not be able to put 50+ teams on the pitch every week. Whether you are responsible in rolling out a football program or helping in the canteen, every little bit helps in making us the best football club in Melbourne.

Playing numbers continue to be strong with over 850 members ranging from our 3-4 year old Spiderlings to our over 45 men’s teams. We have experienced an increase in player numbers in all areas with the biggest growth in our girls/women program. Well done girls hopefully we will soon have several Matildas!

On the park the Redbacks have been extremely competitive with all teams across all ages having success. Our senior men and women teams continue to power on and are sitting on top of the ladder of their respective leagues. Junior teams have shown great development with exciting football being played at all levels.

A special thanks goes to our sponsors. With their support the club is able to invest into the football program that keeps us ahead of the rest. I strongly encourage you consider buying their products or use their services as a way to say thank-you for their on-going support. Pls refer to our sponsor page for their contact details. (Click here)

Over the coming months we have earmarked a number of social events, including the annual Trivia Night, Senior and Junior Presentations, Call to Arms, Pink Ribbon Night and number of other activities. Your participation and contribution at these events is a great way to mingle with the Committee and get to know club members in a social and fun environment. We will be publishing dates shortly however in the meantime I encourage all members to come along to the Trivia night. Click here to make a booking.

Through the great support of our local state member Vicki Ward we have been able to embark on two major projects that will positively impact the Redbacks in coming years. The first is the redevelopment of our club rooms to cater for 850 members and ability to have multiple change rooms. We have commenced the feasibility study and have produced several concepts. Over the coming months I will be able to share more information which will include the need to raise funds to contribute towards the project. The second project is the redevelopment of the St. Helena secondary college sport precinct which will include a synthetic pitch to be used by the Redbacks. This project has many components occurring over many years, however priority has been given to construct the synthetic pitch in the first phase of the project.

The Redbacks prides itself on in respecting and accommodating players from all different backgrounds and levels of abilities. This has been the fabric of the club and will continue to be one of the guiding principles. Please ensure you apply this principle as you play against other teams and visit other clubs.

Finally, I wish you the very best for the remainder of the season and I look forward in catching up down at the “web” – AKA Eltham North Reserve

Go Redbacks

Ivan Dalla Costa


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