St Anne’s Football Club was founded by Harold R Stevens, known as “Steve.” He remained club President for seventeen years.
The first team (Under 11), coached by Steve Stevens, played in the Bentleigh McKinnon Youth Centre Football League (BMYCL). Navy blue jumpers with white numbers were supplied by BMYCFL.
Under 11 team, coached by Steve Stevens, wins Premiership.
Club enters teams in Under 11 & 13’s.
Club enters teams in Under 11, 13 & 15’s, being the only three under age groups in the competition.
Teams go on trip to Adelaide to play games hosted by Central Districts Football Association (CDFA). Boys wear blue reefer jackets with club logo badge.
The Club still has no club house. Training is held at Joyce Park for Under 11 & 13's and Bailey Reserve for Under 15's.
It holds two social dances and a car rally.
Teams go to Mildura to play curtain raiser games before Sunraysia League’s semi-finals. The Under 15 team has a trip to Bunyip.
Andrew Chisholm & Steve Smith play in Little League game at MCG at half time in Grand Final between Melbourne & Carlton.
Teams go to Kyneton to play games.
Club changes its name to “Ormond Blues Football Club” at Annual General Meeting held in February, at St Anne’s Church hall.
Harold R Stevens is made the Club's first life member.
Club introduces first “Letterhead”.
Fixture cards printed for first time.
The Club's membership fees are set at $3.00 for Under 11 and $3.50 for Under 13 & Under 15.
Cyril Forward is made a life member.
Teams go to Adelaide to play games hosted by CDFA.
Steve Smith, Andrew Chisholm & G Hall are selected to play in the BMYCFL Under 15 team to play at La Trobe Valley. Steve Smith wins the best & fairest trophy.
John Beggs is made a life member.
Club hosts teams from Adelaide.
D Keane & C Hill are selected in BMYCFL Under 15 team to play in Western Australia.
Ken Scott is made a life member.
The AGM is held at the start of the year on 13 February at St Anne’s Parish Hall.
Teams go to Adelaide again, and club players and officials are given Club uniforms.
Tom Kaighin is made a life member.
The AGM is held on 19 February, but then for the first time, the annual AGM is held at the end of the season, on 17 September.
Former players Steve Smith & Andrew Chisholm are drafted by Melbourne Football Club. Steve Smith goes on to play 203 games.
May Forward is made a life members.
Marita Dargavel is made a life member.
Players have trip to the Gold Coast.
Steve Stevens retires as Club President after 17 years.
Life member Tom Kaighin becomes Vice President of the BMYCFL.
Brian Smith becomes the new President.
Margaret “Peg” Keane and Robert “Bob” Moorhouse are made life members.
Teams go to play games hosted by Lavington Sports Club.
Under 13 team, coached by Dave Southam, wins Premiership.
Bruce Temany drafted by Richmond Football Club. Goes on to play 87 games.
Club hosts teams from Lavington.
Training is held at McKinnon High School Oval.
The Club has first correspondence with the Ormond Amateur Football Club.
Jack Ceresa becomes President.
The Committee decides that for a person to be eligible for Life Membership, that
person must have served the Club for at least 10 years.
Teams go to Lavington again.
The AGM is held at St Anne's Church Hall, as usual.
Under 11 & 13 teams train at McKinnon High School and Under 15s train at Bailey Reserve.
Brian Smith is made a life member.
Michael Oaten drafted by South Melbourne Football Club and plays 6 games.
Harold “Steve” Stevens is made club “Patron”.
Keith Heggart becomes President and introduces the first printed “Annual Report”
(at the suggestion of Club Secretary Ken Hilton), thus setting a precedent for future
Teams (43 boys and 7 officials) go to Tasmania to play games hosted by Claremont Junior FC.
AGM is held in October at McKinnon Cricket Ground Reserve (Cnr McKinnon & Tucker Roads).
Ron Barassi holds training at Bailey Reserve.
Sid Pappas drafted to Melbourne Football Club.
Dinner dance held at Murrumbeena Park Hall.
Cedric Keane and Glen Morcom are made life members.
Russell Dowling is Coach, and Ken Hilton is Manager of the BMYCL Under 11 team
to play Doncaster.
Minutes of Committee meeting are typed, not hand written, for first time.
Cedric Keane becomes President.
There is a shortage of U13 boys.
U15 team plays in Grand Final, but loses to St Peters.
Tom Grant, President of the BMYCFL, attends the AGM on 3 October, at McKinnon
Reserve. It is noted that he had attended every club AGM since the Club began.
Club celebrates its 25 year anniversary.
At the AGM on 8th October, the club changes its name to “Ormond Blues Junior Football Club” and enters its first Affiliation Agreement with Ormond Amateur Football Club (OAFC) whereby it administered teams from Under 15 down, and the OAFC administered teams from Under 16 through to seniors, starting in 1985.
Warrick Tinsley selected in Victorian School Boys U16 team.
The Club raises $366.09 for the Australian Red Cross.
Russell Dowling and Neil Starke are made life members.
Under 10 team introduced for first time.
Under 11 team, coached by Phil Kerford, wins Premiership, defeating Moorabbin United - 1.0 (6) to 0.0 (0).
First girl, Marnie Sheehy, plays Under 11.
'Disco Night' held in Club rooms.
End of season trip to Manyong Camp, Mt Eliza.
AGM is held at EE Gunn Reserve clubrooms for first time.
Russell Dowling becomes President.
Club incorporates under Associations Incorporation Act 1981. Constitution allows it to team boys up to 15 years.
Junior Skills Clinic commenced at Ormond East Primary School, set up and controlled by Cedric Keane, Past President & Life Member.
Under 13 team, coached by Phil Perkin/Phil Kerford, wins Premiership, defeating Salesian College - 15.14 (104) to 6.6 (42).
Club enters Under 14 team in Chelsea District Junior Football League (CDJFL), playing games on Sundays. Under 10,11,13 & 15 teams continue to play in BMYCFL on Saturdays.
Peter Montgomery becomes President.
Two Under 10 teams, Under 11s & 15s play in BMYCFL on Saturdays, and Under 12 & 14 teams play on Sundays in newly formed Moorabbin Saints Junior Football League (MSJFL), which was a merger between St Kilda Junior Football League and CDJFL
John Rombotis selected in U12 Victorian State Team.
Under 15 team, coached by Phil Perkin, wins Premiership, defeating Beaumaris.
Club enters six teams (U9 to U13, & U15) in MSJFL, all playing on Sundays.
BMYCFL ceases to run competition as all local clubs change to MSJFL.
Club runs canteen for first time.
Vickick program run by Cedric Keane.
Peter Montgomery, Martin Pearson and Phil Kerford are all made life members.
David Birch becomes President.
Club changes jumpers from Navy blue, to the same jumpers as OAFC.
It has six teams from Under 9 to Under 14.
U10 team, coached by Peter Cunliffe, wins lightning Premiership.
Undefeated U13 team, coached by Peter Sparrow, wins Premiership, defeating East Brighton.
Phil Perkin coaches U14 MSJFL team.
Vickick clinic run by Shane Cody and Mike Wells relocated to EE Gunn Reserve.
David Lough becomes President.
Seven teams (Under 9 to 15).
U11 West team, coached by Peter Cunliffe, wins Premiership, defeating Bayside.
Undefeated U14 team, coached by Phil Perkin, wins Premiership, defeating Ajax.
Luigi Pennacchia wins Competition U14 best & fairest.
Denise King, David Lough and Phil Perkin are all made life members.
Noel Byron becomes President.
Seven teams (U9 to U15)
The Club ceases to run a Vic Kick program.
Marty Warry makes U15 All Australian Team.
Elaine Lehner is made life member.
Rob Russell is made life member.
Ben Artz wins Under 15 competition best and fairest, and judged best on the field in Grand Final.
Geoff Sutton becomes President and is made life member.
Major drainage works undertaken on main oval, thereby improving the playing surface.
Rick Martin commences publication of “Keep Spreading the News, We are Ormond Blues”.
Paul Schleiger, Vice President, initiates the first Team Mangers manual, and Shane Cody initiates the first Coach’s manual.
Jarrod Putz wins Competition U15 West best & fairest.
Marty Warry and John Rombotis drafted by Fitzroy Football Club. Marty goes on to play 8 games for Fitzroy. John plays 26 games for Fitzroy, then 9 for Port Adelaide and 13 for Richmond.
Matthew Robbins drafted by Geelong Football Club. Goes on to play 7 games for Geelong and 139 for the Western Bulldogs.
Auskick program run by Peter Barnes transferred from Caulfield South Primary School to EE Gunn.
Rick Martins’ publication becomes “Ormond Blues News”.
Chris Strauch plays 100th game.
Marg Putz is made a life member.
Paul Schleiger becomes President.
U15 West team, coached by Mike Johnstone, wins Premiership, defeating Ajax 11.11 (77) to 6.4 (40). Andrew Clich plays 100th game in the final and is awarded best on ground.
Wayne Cove plays 100th game.
Liam Murphy is joint winner of MSJFL Under 15 West best and fairest.
U16 East team, controlled by OAFC, wins Premiership, defeating Hampton Rovers.
Lionel Littlejohn and Rick Martin are made life members.
Allan Jenes becomes President and Alan Naylor becomes Secretary.
Club has seven teams from Under 9 to Under 15.
At AGM on 1 October, the Club changes its name to “Ormond Junior Football Club”.
Club establishes joint website with OAFC.
Rudi Schleiger Chris Medcraft, Brendan Robbins and Sam Vipond all play 100th game.
Eight teams - two U9’s & U10 to U15.
U10 team, coached by David Frost, wins lightning Premiership. Jesse Ploskins awarded best on ground in final.
Paul McGlashan, Glenn Jepson & Alex Wolkow all reached milestone of 100 games.
Club changes Constitution to allow Under 16 & 17 teams, which were previously run by OAFC.
Allan Jenes and Alan Naylor are made life members.
Nine teams (U9 to U16).
Woodards Real Estate become first major sponsor.
U14 team, coached by Richard Foote, wins Premiership.
Record 210 players, plus 100 Auskick participants.
Twin brothers Joel & Nathan Parianos both reach milestone of 100 games.
Graeme Hyman becomes President.
Ten teams (U9 to U17).
Rudi Schleiger becomes second player to reach 150 games.
Scott Jenes and Tomas Sabbatucci both play 100th game.
Auskick, run by Rod Jude, has 150 participants.
Wayne Medcraft is made life member.
Club continues to grow with 12 teams, including two U17’s. 270 players & 180 participating in Auskick run by Greg Maclaren.
Tim Allen, Rory Cahalane, Dylan Elkman, David Hiscock, Andrew Martin, Matthew Hine, David Hyman, Luke Pincott, Caillin Austin and Jack O’Donnell all play 100th games.
Will Thursfield drafted by Richmond Football Club, and Simon Buckley drafted by Melbourne Football Club.
Michael Cahalane becomes President.
Thirteen teams, including three U9s, two U10s & two U11s (304 players).
U10 North team, coached by Andrew Strooper, wins lightning Premiership.
U13 team, coached by Stuart Hannagan, wins Premiership.
Scott Pincus plays 100th game.
Fourteen teams, including four U9s teams.
U11 South, coached by Garry McCambley, wins Premiership.
Michael Cahalane is made a life member.
Anthony James wins MSJFL Under 16 Div 2 best and fairest.
Sam Frost, his brother Jack Frost, Ben Biggs, Jesse Plotins, Dylan George, Christian Doggett & John Cooper all play 100th game.
Mark Adlington becomes President, but sadly passes away in June. Kerri Rolfe takes over as President.
Fifteen teams (three U9s & 10s, two U11s & 12s, 13s to U17s.
Club President Mark Adlington passes away in June.
U15 Div 2 team, coached by Rod Strahan, wins Premiership.
Anthony James wins U16 Div 2 Competition best & fairest.
Sam Sabbatucci & Ryan McDonald both play 100th game.
Travis Hine plays 150th game.
Club founder Harold Roy Vincent Stevens, born 13 August 1915, passes away on 25 February, aged 92 years.
Club celebrates it's 50th year Anniversary. Function held at 'Eden on the Park'.
Sixteen teams (3x U9, 2x U10, 3x U11, 2x U12 & U13, 1x U14 to U17).
500 players, including Fair Go & Auskickers.
U9 Colts coached by Andrew Sherman wins lightning premiership, with Luke Fennessy best on ground.
U9 West coached by Matthew Wood wins lightning premiership.
U10 West coached by Tim Hille wins lightning premiership, with Jack Higgins best on ground.
U14 Div 3 coached by Michael Capicchiano.
U16 Div 1 coached by Ben Artz wins Premiership.
Tim Paine wins Competition U15 Div 2 best & fairest.
Greg Maclaren wins inaugural Mark Adlington Award.
Nicholas Houghton wins MSJFL Under 13 East best and fairest.
Max Gawn drafted by Melbourne Football Club. Goes on to bgecome captain of the club in 2020.
Club adopts new logo.
Life member Rick Martin passes away.
Sixteen teams again, with 500 players. Under 17 team forced to withdraw.
Main oval at EE Gunn is redeveloped.
U11 East team, coached by Tim Hille, wins Premiership, defeating East Brighton.
Tom Shaler wins Competition U12 South best & fairest.
Robert Davis wins Competition U13 North best & fairest.
Claire Barton receives Mark Adlington award.
U9 Gold, coached by Evan Lucas, U10 West, coached by Scott Bradley and U10 South, coached by Rob Stewart all win lightning premierships.
U12 West, coached by Gary Cambley, wins Premiership.
Richard Main, Anthony Strahan, Nick Haughton, Nick Halsall, Sam Mason, Will Simon, & Jackson Strooper all play 100th game.
Belinda Johnson receives Mark Adlington Award.
Hans Harms becomes President.
MSJFL renamed South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL).
Eighteen teams entered, including three U9s, two U10s, 11s, 12s, 13s, & 14s and one U15, U16 & U17 team and the first U12 Girls team.
U9 North, coached by Greg Jackson, wins lightning Premiership.
U11 North, coached by Greg Paine, wins Premiership defeating East Brighton
4.8 (32) to 4.4.(28). Liston Diaz is awarded best on ground.
U15 Div 3, coached by Michael Cove, win Premiership, defeating East Sandringham 9.12 (66) to 6.9 (45). Reece Behnke is awarded best on ground.
Ben Darrou is drafted by Richmond FC.
Michael Cove named SMJFL youth coach of the year.
Damien Basic receives Mark Adlington Award.
Kerri Rolfe becomes President again.
Eighteen teams, including a girls team in conjunction with St Pauls JFC.
Club hosts SMJFL finals matches on main oval for first time.
Aaron Trisler wins SMJFL Under 14 Div 1 best and fairest.
Jack Frost is drafted by Collingwood Football Club and his brother Sam Frost is drafted by Greater Western Sydney Football Club.
Greg Scanlon is made life member.
Alan Naylor receives Mark Adlington Award.
Fifteen boys teams, U13 girls and 170 Auskickers.
New electronic scoreboard erected.
U9 Navy, coached by Brendan Lade, and U10 West, coached by Jansen Domantay, both win lightning Premierships.
U14 Div 2, coached by Jason Burt, wins Premiership defeating St Pauls McKinnon 10.10 (70) to 2.7 (19). Charlie Furphy awarded best on ground.
U14 Div 5, coached by Jason Bodsworth, wins Premiership defeating East Malvern 8.5 (53) to 6.7 (43). Chris Ciampoli awarded best on ground.
U17 Div 2, coached by Michael Cove, wins Premiership defeating East Brighton
9.8 (62) to 8.7 (55). Reece Behnke awarded best on ground.
Club changes its Rules (Constitution).
Michael Urban becomes President.
First female coach.
First female player to play 100 games.
U15 Div 4, coached by Jason Bodsworth wins Premiership, defeating Waverley Park 13.8 (86) to 3.4 (22).
No. 2 Oval not in use due to level crossing removal works.
Undefeated U13 Div 3 team, coached by Gavan Dwyer wins Premiership, defeating Highett 5.7 (37) to 2.2 (14). Matthew Harms awarded best on ground and also wins SMJFL competition best and fairest.
Hans Harms becomes President again.
Oval No. 2 still not in use.
Sam O’Connor wins U16 Div2 Competition Best & Fairest.
Jack Higgins drafted by Richmond Football Club.
Gavan Dwyer recives Mark Adlington Award.
Lyndon Loader becomes President, after two years as Secretary.
U13 Mixed Div 3 team, coached by Alan Evans wins Premiership, defeating Bentleigh 13.7 (85) to 3.2 (20). Tarkin Isaacs is awarded best on ground.
Tim Hille, Hans Harms, Fran Harms, Kerrie Rolfe, Alistair Gordon, Belinda Johnson, and Andrew O’Connor are all made life members.
Kirstie Edwards recieves Mark Adlington Award.
Gavan Dwyer becomes President.
16 teams, including 2 female only teams and a combined U14 team with St Peters.
350 registrations (41 females & 309 males).
U12 Girls Div 2 team wins Premiership, defeating Hampton Rovers - 10.4 (64) to 6.3 (39). Sienna Sharp awarded best on ground.
Jo Harty, Jason Burt and Greg Maclaren are all made life members.
Life Member John Beggs passes away on 6th April, aged 96 years.
Fischer McAsey is drafted by Adelaide FC and plays first game in 2020.
Anton Levine receives Mark Adlington award.
Lyndon Loader is made life member.