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ERFC Football Department 2018

By Secretary | Aug 17, 2018

Dear Members, As promised earlier in the season, I write to keep you informed about the progress that we are making as we move forward, building on the work previously done by our President Ivan Dalla Costa and the committee over the past five years. I am glad to say that we as a club…

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ERFC Now Hiring: Coaches

By Secretary | Aug 14, 2018

Coaching at Eltham Redbacks FC in 2019 Applications are now open for interested coaches to join our Football Department for season 2019. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to deliver the various club programs. Come and be part of our Football ‘Pathway to Success’ Program ERFC are an ambitious club with the best…

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Annual Fight Against Breast Cancer Match

By Saturday Program Coordinator | Aug 3, 2018

Friday 24th August, 2018. Senior Women take on Melbourne University in a top of the league clash at 8.30pm. Reserves at 6.30pm. Help us raise awareness and funds on the night.

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Player Evaluations and 2019 Trials

By Secretary | Jul 26, 2018

Dear Members, As recently shared with you by Vice President Frank Gallagher, the club has made a considered decision to bring forward the 2019 Trials to November, enabling us to significantly improve the entire trialling process and ultimately provide a better overall development opportunity for our young footballers. Please read through the following information carefully to understand the…

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Spiderlings Program for 3 & 4 year olds – starts June 23, 2018

By Saturday Program Coordinator | Jun 14, 2018

Come join Coach Michael on Saturday mornings for our entry level program – focusing on active, fun play while developing co-ordination and fundamental motor skills. 8 week program for children born in 2014 and 2015 starts June 23rd, 2018. For more info contact:  

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2018 Team Photos

By Secretary | May 24, 2018

It’s that time of the year – 2018 Team Photos for our U8s and up will be taken in the week commencing Monday the 4th of June 2018. For a full schedule, please see below. Note that the photos for our Saturday Program (Spiderlings and Saturday Miniroos) will take place on Saturday the 16th of…

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Saturday program – 10 week program starts June 2nd

By Saturday Program Coordinator | May 7, 2018

Have you driven past the Redbacks recently on a Saturday morning? Has your child seen all the players in their kit running around the pitch & wanted to join the fun…well they can! Just announced, is a mid-season intake of players born in 2011, 2012 & 2013 – commencing June 2nd. Limited places available (mainly…

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Local Spotlight on Our Senior Women

By Secretary | Apr 28, 2018

Tim Mitchell is once again focusing on the Redbacks in the local Diamond Valley Leader, this time whipping up an article about our Women’s great start to the season, thanks in no small part to the fine work of Keely Lockhart! Head over to the for the piece in full. And disregard the photo of Keely…

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Saturday SSF MiniRoos Registrations

By Secretary | Apr 17, 2018

Sessions commence Saturday 21st April, only a few spots remain! Our MiniRoos – Saturday Small Sided Football program is designed for children turning 5, 6 or 7 during the calendar year. The aim of the program is two-fold – for your children to have a wonderful time learning the basics of the ‘beautiful game’ and…

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‘Come & try’ session

By Saturday Program Coordinator | Apr 5, 2018

  Due to popular demand, this year we have decided to run a ‘come and try’ session for children born in 2011, 12, 13, 14 and 15. Saturday 14th April at 12:15pm – 1pm (approx). Please register your interest online. Coaches Michael, Travis & Justine will be there to answer questions and run through the program.…

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Shirt Presentation Day

By Secretary | Mar 30, 2018

Shirt Presentation Day will take place on Saturday the 14th of April at Eltham North Reserve. A schedule can now be viewed here: Alongside our usual shirt presentation program will be rides and attractions starting from 9am and running through to the end of the day. Just buy tickets at the ground on the day and get involved! Bring…

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2018 Season Training Schedule

By Secretary | Mar 26, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the full 2018 Season Training Schedule is ready and begins from today. Members should consider it as the final season schedule – changes are unlikely. Contact your Team Manager should you have any other questions.

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Welcome Back Bobby!

By Secretary | Mar 18, 2018

Vice President Frankie Gallagher welcomes the return of Bobby McGuiness to the club as the new Women’s SL1 Senior Coach. Prior to coming to Australia, Bobby played professionally through both Scotland and England. He begun as a schoolboy at Glasgow Celtic at 15 years of age before a career at Motherwell and Portsmouth. Bobby is an…

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Eltham Redbacks Goalkeeper Training Schedule 2018

By Zoe Houghton | Mar 14, 2018

-PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE IN TRAINING TIMES OF U11-13 AND U14-18 BOYS AND GIRLS- Commencing Tuesday 20 March: Up to Under 10 Boys and Girls– Day: Tuesday Time: 5:30-6:30pm Venue: Top oval perimeter Boys and Girls 11-13 year old- Day: Thursday Time: 6:30-7:30pm Venue: Top oval perimeter Boys and Girls 14-18 year old- Day: Thursday Time:…

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Goalkeeper Trials 2018 with Cassie Dimovski and Will Meadows

By Secretary | Feb 23, 2018

ERFC’s revamped goalkeeping program is set to kick off this week and we’d love for you to be involved! This year, our program features former MVFC keeper Cassie Dimovski and the highly experienced and talented Will Meadows. Keepers of all age groups and all ability levels are catered for in our Goalkeeping Program and no…

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Senior Men’s Season Preview in the Leader

By Secretary | Feb 22, 2018

Tim Mitchell of Diamond Valley Leader fame continues to share a terrific relationship with the club and has been in touch with Senior Men’s coach Paul Harris about the coming season in State League 1. Head over to the Leader site to hear more about their chat. The Men’s State League 1 season is set…

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Preseason Training Schedule V1.0

By Secretary | Feb 22, 2018

Now that trials are finished and preseason training is beginning, the club would like to share the preseason training schedule that comes into effect from Saturday the 24th of February. Note that the training sessions listed apply to preseason only, are not indicative of training arrangements for the season proper and that there will be…

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Trials and Registrations Continue Apace

By Secretary | Feb 7, 2018

Trials and Preseason Training Trials continue over the next two weeks as per our online calendar. Visit the link below and read the critical information at the top of the schedule and the trial times carefully.  Click here to be directed to the 2018 Preseason Trial Dates page. Attendance at trials is compulsory for many age…

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