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2014 AGM

The AFC AGM was held Sunday 26 October at the Altona Bowling a Club.
The 2015 elected committee is:
President: Brendan Post
Vice-President: Paul Eishold
Treasurer: Danny O'Brien
Administrator: Eleanor Vivoda and Katrina Ellismore

Melbourne Cup Eve Function - Cancelled

Dear AFC Members and Supporters
At the committee meeting last week it was decided that we will not proceed with our planned Cup Eve Function. We thank you for your support and in turn suggest that you attend Melbourne Cup Eve Events being held at our sponsors. The Altona Bowling Club is hosting an event in conjunction with the Altona Cricket Club. The Altona Sports Club is also hosting a functionmore

Senior Coaches 2015 Announced

The Altona Football Club is proud to announce the reappointment of Josh Russo as Senior Playing Coach for Season 2015. We are also very pleased to announce the appointment of former Richmond AFL Player, Jayden Post as Assistant Playing Coach for Season 2015.
Pre Season training will commence for both U18`s and Seniors on
Thursday 6th. November 2014 (Venue to be advised)
All players welcomemore

Threepeat for Brett Miller

A the WRFL awards it was a case of déjà vu for Altona’s Brett Miller who won his third consecutive Division One, Reserves Best and Fairest on 20 votes.
Well done Brett this is an amazing effort.more

WRFL Awards

Altona players performed extremely well at the recent WRFL Awards.
Seniors - Jordan Robbins finished 6th with 13 votes
Reserves - Brett Miller finished 1st wining with 20 votes
U18 - Jay Paton finished 2nd with 16 votes losing by only 1 vote
Well done to all of our players who gained votes.more

Seniors Awards

Congratulations to all the Seniors Award Winners
Best & Fairest - Daniel O'Leary
Runner Up B&F - Jordan Robbins
Runner Up B&F - Ryan Green
Coaches Award - Ben Davies
Jayden Post Development Award - Jack Marlais
Well done to all players on a year that showed everyone the true Viking spirit.
Well done to Coach Josh Russo on a very successful first year as coachmore

Reserves Awards

Congratulations to all the Reserves Award Winners
Best & Fairest - Brett Miller
Runner Up B&F - Nathan Wapshott
3rd Place B&F - Jimmy Mead
Coaches Award - William Martin
Well done to all players on a great year in difficult circumstances
Well done to Coach Kevin McDonald on a great 1st year of coaching.more

Under 18 Awards

Congratulations to all the U18 Award Winners
Best & Fairest - Heath Rafferty
Runner Up B&F - Lachlan Allen
3rd Place B&F - Jay Paton
Coaches Award - Weibren Fong
Best in Finals - Lachlan Allen
Well done to all players on a great year.
Well done to Coach John Szanyi on a great year as well.more

The Photo Gallery

Photos from the Senior Presentation Night and the AFL Grand Final Day are now in the Photo Gallerymore

Auskick Presentation Day at AFC

Presentation Day For AUSKICK at Altona Footy Club was a great success and was kindly sponsor by S.M. Wilson and Associates
The Altona Vikings would like to thank all the kids and parents for their participation on the day and through out the year
Fantastic, polite respectful group of parents and kids
Also big thanks to Col Davies, Greg Baber & John Ashcroft for their tireless work on the BBQmore

Situations Vacant - Tribunal Advocates 2015 Season

The Club is looking for 3 people who are interested in forming the Club's Tribunal Advocate Panel for the 2015 season. We are looking at having 3 people to:
- Share the tribunal responsibilities
- Work together on all tribunal issues
- Advise the Committee on related issues
Full training will be given to all Panel members
Please email Barry at: afcvikings@gmail.com for further informationmore

Situations Vacant - Club Memorabilia Curator

The Club is looking for someone to take over the responsibility for collecting, collating, storing and presenting all of our historical memorabilia.
The Club is preparing for its centenary in 2018 and part of this, involves putting together a comprehensive visual history of the Club.
This is a voluntary position.
Please email Barry at: afcvikings@gmail.com for further information.more

Past Players Day - Thank You Letter

Following the recent Past Players Day, we received a delightful letter from club great and 1964 U18 Premiership Coach, Lou Thompson.
Thank you Lou and we hope that everyone who attended enjoyed a great day.more

Fox Footy Rewards - Update

We are currently second in Australia, so if you haven't registered go to the following link and register
http://foxfootyclubrewards.com.au/profile/537
We can win major prizes including footballs and training jumpers
Sign Up Now!!!more

New Email Address

We have a new email address:
altonafc1918@gmail.com

This new address celebrates our establishment year of 1918. It also highlights that our centenary is only a few years away.more

Simonds Homes - Major Partner 2014

The Altona Football Club is proud to partner with Simonds Homes for 2014.
Simonds Homes is well known for providing quality homes throughout Australia.
Simonds Homes Melbourne is Australia's most awarded new home builder. Simonds have display homes throughout Melbournemore

Manheim - Major Partner 2014

The Altona Football Club is proud to partner with Manheim for 2014 and 2015.
Manheim is well known for providing quality vehicles at auction for everyone to purchase.
Manheim is located at Gordon Luck Avenue, Altona North, Vic, 3025more

SFG Investments Coaches Sponsor for 2014

We would like to welcome SFG Investments on board as our Coaches sponsor for 2014. We are very excited to have SFG on board, and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership.more

Igor's Slab Club

Donate a slab, box or any beverage of your choice.
Deliver to Igor at the bar all resale value collected by the Club.
For every slab donated the Club will make approx. $100
The aim is for 100 donated slabs
Last year 50 were donated.
Please purchase your slab at the Millers Inn as they are the Altona Football Club's preferred supplier of alcoholic beverages.more

Our Boys do us proud

In the photo Gallery is 2 photos of the boys who did the Altona Football Club proud by playing in the WRFL side on Saturday 29 March. For a full match report please click on ....more

Photos from Round 1 vs Albion

Photos from Round 1 are now available in the Photo Gallerymore

Comedy Night

Saturday 19 July
Finnish Hall. 7.00pm start
One of the funniest comedy acts around, the Nelson Twins are doing a special appearance for the Club.
Also starring:
- Terry North (UK Comic)
- Des Dowling (as heard on SEN)
- Jonathan Schuster (Raw Comedy)
A great night assured.more

Freeza's arms aren't long enough

2013 Reserves premiership coach received the Premiership Flag at the recent WRFL Season Launch.
Come along Saturday at 12.00 midday to see the flag unfurled for the 2nd year in a row.more

The Viking Club

We have relaunched the Viking Club.
See The Viking Club tab for all information on this exclusive Coterie Group membership.more

Altona FC App

Altona FC has developed an App for supporters of the Club. The App is available for everyone who owns an iPhone or Android (Google) smart phone, to download free of charge. The App will keep you up to date with all aspects of the club from the latest news, scores and all Club events. Please visit the App Store (Apple) and Google Play (Android) and search for Altona Football Club.more

6 Players in the WRFL Squad

It is with great pleasure that the Club acknowledges our 6 players to be selected in the WRFL interleague squad. This is the most of any side in the WRFL. Congratulations to:
Josh Russo
Jordan Robbins
David Barnaby
Lee Spiteri
Mitch Turnball
Josh Rafferty

Jordan Robbins was also nominated as Vice Captain - Well done

The WRFL will be playing the SFL at 11.15 on Saturday at Visy Park.more

Successful Practice Match vs Springbank

On Saturday our Senior Players played a 6 quarter practice match against Central Highlands Football League Club, Springbank. Both clubs took the opportunity to give a number of players some valuable game time. While no official scores were kept, Altona were definitely the better side on the day.more

2015 Football Department Opportunities - URGENT

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 30 JULY 2014
The AFC is looking to finalise its Football Department prior to the completion of the 2014 season.
We are looking for people interested in all positions (Seniors & Reserves) including:
- Coach
- Assistant Coach
- Team Manager
- Trainers/Support Staffmore

Photos - Season Launch & Waubra Practice Match

Photos from the Season Launch and the Practice match vs Waubra are now available in the Photo Gallerymore

Successful Weekend in Ballarat

Our Senior squad journeyed to Ballarat last w/e for a Practice Match against Central Highlands Football League powerhouse Waubra. Playing their 1st game for the year the team won against strong opposition. The squad stayed in Ballarat for a training camp following the game.more

Altona FC at Masters

Altona FC has been seen recently at Masters Hardware in Williams Landing manning the BBQ. Organised by the BBQ kings John Ashcroft and Igor Vivoda these days are very important to keep fundraising happening over the summer season.more

Major Raffle Winners

The major raffle was drawn on Sunday 22 December 2013 at the 2.00pm at the Altona Football Club clubrooms.
The winners are:
1st Prize Toyota Yaris - Paul Harris Ticket number 0135
2nd Prize Rinnai BBQ - Joe Cullen Ticket number 0364
3rd Prize Christmas Hamper - Steve Wilson Ticket number 2053
Congratulations to all the winnersmore

Keep in Touch with Us

There are now more ways than ever to keep up to date with what is happening at the Altona Football Club.

Visit our website - altonafc.com.au

Like us on Facebook - AltonaFC

Follow us on Twitter - @Altonafc

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Historic Photos

Some very old photos have surfaced of Altona, thanks to local resident Peter Weaver. Please check out the Photo Gallery for photos of the Altona Football Club team from 1919, 1921 and 1946more
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