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Update – Eltham Redbacks Football 2020 Season

By Secretary | Apr 8, 2020

To the Eltham Redbacks football community, Eltham Redbacks wants to acknowledge the people, families and communities that have been affected by this terrible disease. The Club continues to do its part to aid the collective efforts to arrest the spread of COVID-19. If you’ve been down at Eltham North Reserve recently, you will have seen…

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Update – all football training & games suspended

By Secretary | Mar 17, 2020

Dear Members, We have just been advised by the FFA that all Grassroots Football has now been suspended until 14th April, 2020. Effective immediately, all training and games are to cease at the Eltham Redbacks FC. This applies to ALL teams at the Eltham Redbacks: – Saturday Program U3-U7 – MiniRoos Boys/Girls U8-U12 – Junior…

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Saturday Program Registrations Now Open

By Secretary | Feb 24, 2020

We are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for both the Spiderlings (3 and 4 year olds) and Small Sided Football (U5 to U7) programs. Our Spiderlings and Small Sided Football programs are quite often a child’s first taste of football and are designed for two simple reasons – for all girls and…

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Saturday Program Come and Try Session

By Secretary | Feb 24, 2020

Saturday 7th March, 2020 Eltham Redbacks FC is holding a ‘Come and Try’ Day for all new players in the U5 to U7 bracket so they can discover the thrill of football at Eltham. This session is designed for those new to football who would like to see if it’s the right sport for them.…

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Regos NOW OPEN for 2020 season

By Secretary | Jan 28, 2020

U8-U18 players REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 29th FEBRUARY, 2020 We are delighted to announce that registrations are now open. Please read the following carefully to ensure you are fully informed and can register at Eltham Redbacks FC correctly. This year, registration will occur through Football Australia’s system Play Football. To register, please visit www.playfootball.com.au/register Fees have been set by…

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By Secretary | Jan 23, 2020

Members, we can now share the pre-season training schedule. This schedule is for the months of January, February and some of March. Once the cricket season concludes (whom we share the pitch/oval space with) teams will commence their regular training – times to be communicated shortly. Players should arrive 15 minutes prior to their allocated…

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Starts February, 2020

By Secretary | Jan 21, 2020

Metropolitan Men’s pre-season will begin Tuesday 4th Feb. Pre-season training times: Tuesday – 8.30pm Eltham North Synthetic Pitch Thursdays – 8.30pm Adventure Playground Come down and see the new club rooms and join your friends in what is sure to be an exciting year, after a near promotion in 2019. We’re aiming to have two…

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Facilities & Equipment Coordinator

By Secretary | Jan 15, 2020

Attention all Redbacks Members, we are seeking a Facilities and Equipment Coordinator for the 2020 season. This is a volunteer role, involving scheduling pitch space and overseeing equipment such as balls, nets and first aid kits.  The time commitment is a few hours per week and would suit someone who is well organised and handy…

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U8-U16 Information

By Secretary | Jan 15, 2020

Happy 2020, we know you’re all keen to get back into football! ⚽️ The Eltham Redbacks Committee met last night and are finalising a few details, but can provide the following update for the U8-U16 Boys & Girls players: TEAM SELECTION – By now all players who attended trials have been advised of their team.…

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Saturday Program Term 1 2020

By Secretary | Dec 4, 2019

Great News – the ERFC Saturday Program returns for Term 1 of 2020! In Term 1, we are offering a limited number of places to boys and girls at U7 (children born 2013) only. Due to the small amount of pitch space available to us in the summer months, we must cap this at 20…

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Senior Men trials scheduled January 2020

By Secretary | Nov 17, 2019

– Men’s State League 1 Senior Team– Men’s State League 1 Senior Reserves Team– U18’s Trials for these groups will be held in January 2020. New players: register your interest here Questions: secretary@elthamredbacksfc.org.au

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Invitation to pre-season training

By Secretary | Nov 17, 2019

Victorian Premier League Women VPLW Senior Team Victorian Premier League Women VPLW Senior Reserves Team  All interested players are invited to our pre-season training with Coaches Chris Steele and Adelyn Ayton. Wednesday 27th November: 7-9pm Wednesday 4th December: 7-9pm Wednesday 11th December: 7-9pm **U18’s are also welcome to join the pre-season training!Location: St Helena Secondary College.…

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Fit-out the new clubrooms!

By Secretary | Oct 28, 2019

Dear ERFC Members, Members Families and Friends, Since 1967, Eltham Redbacks FC (ERFC) has provided a fantastic environment for the community and its members and now boasts soccer programs catering for all ages and genders from 3-70 years of age. We currently have over 900 players at the club with impressive facilities to complement our…

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Girls trials – Start November, 2019

By Secretary | Oct 18, 2019

Trials for the Girls U8-U18 2020 Season begin in November! Location St Helena Secondary College. 50 Wallowa Rd, Eltham NorthQuestions girlscoordinator@elthamredbacksfc.org.au AgeGroup Session 1Saturday 9th November Session 2Saturday 16th November Session 3Saturday 23rd November U8 – U10 1pm – 1:45pm 1pm – 1:45pm 1pm – 1:45pm U11- U12 2pm – 2:45pm 2pm – 2:45pm 2pm – 2:45pm U13…

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Boys trials – Start November, 2019

By Secretary | Oct 18, 2019

Trials for the Boys U8-U16 2020 Season begin in November! MiniRoos Teams (U8-U12) Location  Eltham Redbacks FC. Cedar Ave, Eltham NorthQuestions coordinatorminiroosboys@elthamredbacksfc.org.au AgeGroup Session 1Sunday 10th November Session 2Sunday 17th November Session 3Sunday 24th November U8 12pm – 12:45pm 12pm – 12:45pm 12pm – 12:45pm U9 1pm – 1:45pm 1pm – 1:45pm 1pm – 1:45pm U10 2pm –…

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REGISTER NOW

By Secretary | Sep 24, 2019

Eltham Redbacks FC JBNPL 2020 Eltham Redbacks usher in a new era of football in 2020 with the commencement of the Junior Boys National Premier League (JBNPL). Accompanying this exciting new football chapter in our club’s history we are pleased to announce a fantastic addition to our club in the form of our new JBNPL…

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Play football this summer!

By Saturday Program Coordinator | Sep 18, 2019

Eltham Redbacks FC ‘Summer Program’ aims to build on the progress young players have made during the season, providing them with an opportunity to accelerate their development through a targeted extension of our football program over the summer period. As we continue with our aim of striving to provide the best coaching in Victoria, the…

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WANTED!

By Saturday Program Coordinator | Sep 13, 2019

After a long and successful career, both our WSL1 and MSL1 coaches are stepping down allowing the club to accept EOI from suitably experienced coaches to drive the future success of the club in 2020 and beyond. Eltham Redbacks FC has a proud 50 year history and now boasts over 850 players as young as…

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