Maribyrnong Park Football Club

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Maribyrnong Park Lions
Full name Maribyrnong Park Football Club
Nickname(s) Lions
Club details
Founded 1980

Red, blue and yellow

Competition Essendon District Football League
Coach 2015 Robbie Castello
Captain(s) 2015 TBC
Premierships 4 (1981, 2007, 2009, 2010)
Ground(s) Maribyrnong Park, Moonee Ponds
Other information
Official website

Maribyrnong Park Football Club is an Australian rules football club located 7 km north of Melbourne in the suburb of Moonee Ponds . The club was formed in 1980 from an amalgamation of Riverside Stars and Moonee Imperials football clubs who shared the same clubroom and played on adjacent ovals at Maribyrnong Park.


In 2008, Maribyrnong Park made their much anticipated return to A Grade. In only their second season, the Lions defeated Greenvale to break a 26-year drought.

On 13 Sep 2009 the Maribyrnong Park Lions won the EDFL A Grade Grand Final – Maribyrnong Park 102 def Greenvale 84.

In 2010, Maribyrnong Park finished 4th at the end of the home and away season. They went on to defeat 3rd placed Oak Park then 2nd placed Keilor to advance to the Grand Final against Greenvale. On 12 Sep 2010, in a back to back as playing coach, Holland lead the Maribyrnong Park A Grade Seniors team to victory - Maribyrnong Park 90 def Greenvale 73.

Recruited players to the AFL/VFL[edit]