Pennant Hills Australian Football Club
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|Pennant Hills Demons|
|Full name||Pennant Hills Australian Football Club|
|Colours||Blue and Red|
|Ground(s)||Mike Kenny Oval|
|Official website||Pennant Hills official website|
Pennant Hills Demons is an Australian rules football club competing in the Sydney AFL Premier League and based out of the Sydney suburb of Pennant Hills. Their home ground moved from Ern Holmes Oval in April 2011 to Mike Kenny Oval
The club was formed in 1971. Pennant Hills were promoted to the top Sydney grade, the SFL (now Sydney AFL Premier Division) in 1977.
The club has won the premiership 4 times. Their first premiership was in 2000, when they defeated North Shore 15.12 (102) to 12.7 (79) at Macquarie University. Their second was in 2006, at Henson Park. The Demons scored eight behinds in a row to defeat the previously undefeated East Coast Eagles by two points. Their third again came against East Coast Eagles with a record 104 point win in 2008. The most recent of the clubs 4 premierships was in 2015 against the highly fancied East Coast Eagles, the third time the two clubs had played off in the final game of the season, with all three being played at Henson Park and all three going the way of the demons.
The club produced Lenny Hayes, who played for the St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League. Mark McVeigh also played for Pennant Hills before being drafted by the Essendon Football Club, as well as his younger brother Jarrad McVeigh who was drafted by the Sydney Swans.
In 2008, Jarrad McVeigh won the Sydney Swans best and fairest award. He is the first player from a Sydney-based club to win the best and fairest at the Sydney Swans. In 2010, Kieran Jack won the best and fairest at Sydney and Lenny Hayes won the best and fairest at St Kilda.
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