Yarrawonga Football Club

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Yarrawonga
Full name Yarrawonga Football Netball Club
Nickname Pigeons
Sport Australian rules football
Founded 1889
League Ovens & Murray Football League
Home ground JC Lowe Oval
Head coach Chris Kennedy/Drew Barnes
Captain Drew Barnes
Strip
Navy Blue and White hoops

The Yarrawonga Football Club, nicknamed the Pigeons, is an Australian Rules Football club playing in the Ovens & Murray Football League.

The club is based in the town of Yarrawonga, Victoria located on the Murray River. Yarrawonga joined the Ovens & Murray Football League in 1930. Prior to this the club played in a line association that was based along the Benalla to Yarrawonga railway line. This association had frequent name changes dating back to 1889.

Geelong's Tom Lonergan played for Yarrawonga before moving to Melbourne and being drafted into the Australian Football League.[1] Former Carlton full forward Brendan Fevola played for Yarrawonga from 2012 until 2015.[2]

Premierships[edit]

  • Ovens & Murray Football League
    • 1959, 1989, 2006, 2012, 2013
  • Benalla-Yarrawonga Line Football Association
    • 1907, 1908, 1910, 1919, 1921, 1925, 1926, 1927

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Mark (30 September 2011) Geelong defender Tom Lonergan dreams of first premiership; Herald Sun
  2. ^ Kolhagen, Brett (14 March 2012). "League decision to change draw to suit Fevola 'disgusting'". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 

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