Diggers Rest Football Club

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Diggers Rest
Full name Diggers Rest Football Club
Nickname Burras
Sport Australian rules
League Riddell District Football League
Home ground Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve
Anthem "It's a Grand Old Flag"
President Ben 'The Godfather' Morse
Head coach Shaun Sims, Seniors
Anthony Power, Reserves
Bernie Griffiths, Under 18s
Captain Seniors
:Stuart Clarke
:Rhys Hannan
Under 18s (Co-Captains)
:Jack Hainsworth
:Corey Wright
2016 1
Navy with red yoke

The Diggers Rest Football Club, nicknamed the Burras, is an Australian Rules Football club and is located 38km north west of Melbourne in the town of Diggers Rest and is affiliated with the Riddell District Football League.[1]

The club first played in the Riddell District Football League in 1978, and lost their first game to Broadford by 260 points. The club's first win was in 1979 when they defeated Lancefield by 10 points.

Premierships (6)[edit]

Riddell District Football League

  • Reserves - 1992 (Div 2)
  • Seniors - 1993 (Div 2)
  • U/18 - 2002
  • Reserves - 2013
  • Reserves - 2016
  • Seniors - 2016


  1. ^ Full Points Footy, Riddell District Football League, retrieved 2009-04-15 

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