Run Warrandyte 2015 Results

Congratulations to over 500 participants who completed their chosen distance for Run Warrandyte in 2015. It was a great turnout on the back of wild and windy night in Warrandyte! There was a wide variety of ages across all the event distances with the 12k run kicking...

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‘Dutchy’ a life member

WARRANDYTE Cricket Club is proud to announce the induction of the 29th life member to the club as Campbell “Dutchy” Holland. Holland has been a larger-than-life figure at the Warrandyte Cricket Club for over 12 years, where he initially played junior cricket. Holland...

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3000 People Watch Game at Warrandyte Reserve

IT’S been a big month in football for the Warrandyte Football Club and with six games remaining in the EFL season the Bloods sit on top of the Division 4 ladder which has been thanks to some red-hot form, including a hard fought 24-point win over Forest Hill on...

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New clubrooms a highlight for young Bloods

THE Warrandyte Junior Football Club has enjoyed an exciting first half of the season with the move into the brand new clubrooms a highlight a month ago. Joined by the netball club in early June, the club celebrated their first family night under the new roof with over...

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Bloods welcome sports chaplain

LONG-time Warrandyte resident Bram Bektash was recently announced as sports chaplain for Warrandyte Football Club. This is the first time the club has ever appointed a chaplain to assist and support the club and its families. Bektash has lived in Warrandyte for 14...

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5 represent Vic Metro

FIVE former Warrandyte Junior Football Club players were selected in the Vic Metro side for the 2014 AFL Under 18s national championships recently. Zac Ballard, Christian Petracca, Reece McKenzie, Jason Castagna and Ryan Tester have all made their way through a...

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Lawrie’s all about Bloods, sweat and tears

LAWRIE Sloan bleeds red and white, the colours of the mighty Bloods. Lawrie loves the Warrandyte Football Club and makes no bones about it. His passion for the club shows in his face as he talks to the Diary about his 65-year association with the Bloods. He is also...

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THERE WILL BE BLOODS… big, brave and brilliant

Campbell Brown, Glenn Archer line up for Warrandyte Football Club at home on June 21 Blood oath: Standing a few inches taller during a photo shoot at the new Warrandyte Reserve club rooms last week with Campbell Brown and Glenn Archer were Warrandyte Junior Football...

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Cyril helps out Junior Bloods

3aw’s Good For Football program, supported by YV Toyota, helped bring another current AFL star, Hawthorn’s Cyril Rioli, to Warrandyte Reserve for a training session with the junior Bloods players last month. 3aw’s Good For Football program, supported by YV Toyota,...

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Jarrah’s fighting spirit rewarded

Positive spirit: Jarrah Sofarnos has overcome cancer and is ready to rumble. SEVENTEEN-year-old Jarrah Sofarnos was a popular choice as vice-captain of the Warrandyte Junior Football Club for 2014. Renowned for his bravery on the field, that courage and determination...

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Cricket flags all round

AN outstanding performance by Warrandyte’s Ben McMellan has seen Warrandyte Second XI squad win the Pat Meehan Shield. In what was an unbelievable game of cricket, McMellan, 19, held the batting together after coming in at first drop. Chasing Chirnside Park’s 142,...

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Juniors booming for Bloods

WHAT a big season we’ve had at Warrandyte “Juniors”. Three additional teams running around the park, two teams in the same age level for the first time, and we did it at both Under 12 and U10 levels. U14s didn’t exist last year, however, this year they made the Grand...

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Erika racks up 300 games of netball

ERIKA Dyason has become the seventh player to have played 300 games for the Warrandyte Netball Club. Erika started playing netball as a seven-year-old in the netta clinic. She then played in the U11s (as an eight-year-old) and today plays in the Open Tigers team....

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Bloods set sights high

WARRANDYTE’S senior football sides will start the 2014 EFL season with some confidence after showing some great signs of improvement in two recent practice matches. A disappointing end to the 2013 season saw the Bloods relegated after finishing last in Division 3,...

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Junior Bloods welcome new club leaders

THE WARRANDYTE Junior Football Club has put the long, hot summer behind them and is raring to tackle the 2014 footy season head on as Round 1 kicked off on the weekend. Proudly sponsored by Quintons Supa IGA and Warrandyte Community Bank, the junior Bloods will be led...

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Run Warrandyte 2014 Results

The Run Warrandyte event has been run. Well done to over 350 participants who completed their chosen event well within the allotted time. It was an 8:00am start to miss the heat of the day and to help everyone cool off the South Warrandyte and Warrandyte CFA were on...

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Warrandyte Hawks’ High Five for Season’s Business End

AFTER some interesting results in February, the Hawks will have two senior and two junior sides playing finals, with one of the three veteran sides also making finals. The First XI has finished a game and percentage outside the finals. The ladder demonstrates that...

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Cricket finals arrive

WARRANDYTE will be represented by three senior teams in the finals with the top three senior teams all producing great finishes to the year. Warrandyte’s First XI have finished third in the Bill Wilkins Cup under skipper Adam White, with an end of year form slump...

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Bloods are pumping

THE excitement is building at Warrandyte Football Club as the Bloods gear up in preparation for the 2014 Eastern Football League season. Disruptions due to the redevelopment of the club facilities will mean a string of away matches to start the year, with the club’s...

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Warrandyte has record rep players

THE Warrandyte Netball Club is excited to announce several players have been selected to play representative netball with either Doncaster, Diamond Valley Force, Yarra or Manningham. In Under 11s, Katelyn O’Reilly, Sarah Evans and Oakie Oehlmann were chosen. In other...

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Young Bloods promise to stick like mud

THE Warrandyte Junior Football Club is eagerly awaiting the start of the 2014 season which kicks off on Sunday, April 6. With teams in Tackers, Under 10s, Under 11s, Under 12s, Under 13s, Under 14s, Under 15s and Under 17s, almost 200 local children will take the...

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Warrandyte hits form

As Warrandyte’s new pavilion gradually starts to take shape, so too does the Warrandyte Cricket Club’s season with three clubs in strong contention to make the finals next month. Warrandyte’s First XI currently sits in third spot in the Bill Wilkins Cup, with only a...

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Footy fever kicks in

WITH the 2014 EFL season approaching rapidly, the Warrandyte Bloods are getting back down to business, kick starting their official pre-season training schedule on the January 29. For new senior head coach Michael Tout, it was a day that couldn’t come soon enough, as...

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Bloods top of the table

DESPITE dropping a game early in the season, Warrandyte is top of the table in the Bill Wilkins Cup thanks to some dominating outright results in Round 2 and 3. Those outright victories have ensured Warrandyte is above another undefeated team, relying on its strong...

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Hawks looking good

A MONTH further into the RDCA season and several Hawks sides have realistic prospects for finals. Only one team has no chance, and that is only due to a lack of numbers. As reported in the November Diary, the First XI (Wilkins Cup) was 2/54 chasing a meagre 108 by...

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Three flags for our girls

WARRANDYTE’S netballers took to grand final day last weekend with nine teams battling it out and three bringing home premierships in hot conditions at the Templestowe courts. The Warrandyte Under 15/2 Cobras (below right), the Open B Warrandyte Tigers (top left) and...

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Bloods back to business

Despite the off-season having barely begun, it’s all systems go down at Warrandyte Football Club with players returning to Warrandyte Reserve to begin the rigorous training program required to change the fortunes of the club’s on-field success. With an average of 40...

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Jacob docks in… From little things, big things grow

A FORTNIGHT ago, Warrandyte’s Jacob Ballard, 19, was doing landscaping jobs and working behind the bar at the Grand Hotel Warrandyte. Then everything changed with a phone call confirming something most young footy players can only dream about: selection in the AFL...

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Run Warrandyte 2013 Results

The 2013 Bendigo Bank Run Warrandyte has been run and won. Over 420 entrants and 53 volunteers got out of bed bright and early to make this year’s event a huge success. The event Photos now available – click the links below (more coming) VIEW Photos from...

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Run Warrandyte 2012 Results

Congratulations to all who attended the inaugarul Bendigo Bank – Run Warrandyte Fun Run. On the day certificates were provided to the following participants: 8k 1st – Tim Beasley 2nd – Damian Closs 3rd – Alan Murray 4k 1st – Ryan Exon 2nd...

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