Appointment of Women’s Football Coaches

Boronia Hawks are very pleased to announce the Coaches for our Women’s Football teams for the 2022 season. Please join us in congratulating them all on their appointment and thanking them for their commitment to the Hawks and Women’s Football. Senior Coach: Scott Nicholas Senior Assistant Coach: Lachlan Watson Co-Coaches – Development Squad: Candyce Wright & Ray Lacey. Message from Continue reading Appointment of Women’s Football Coaches

Boronia Hawks launch Gender Equity Plan

We have a proud Club history, with many memorable milestones achieved. This 2021 season sees another milestone being the first season that Senior Women’s and Development football teams and four netball teams have taken the field and court. The benefits of the increase in our player numbers are many and a re-evaluation of our facilities and the way that the Continue reading Boronia Hawks launch Gender Equity Plan

SENIOR TRAINING RESUMES

Our Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s Football Squads are set to resume training next week in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols for community sport. All Men’s Under 19’s and Under 17’s are invited to training and ANY NEW PLAYERS for Men and Women’s Footy are VERY WELCOME to join us for a run! All players are strongly encouraged to register Continue reading SENIOR TRAINING RESUMES

Boronia’s Finalists in Knox Local Champion Gender Equality Awards 2020

Boronia Hawks is very excited to have two of the three finalists in the running for the Knox Local Champion Gender Equality Awards 2020. After the consideration of many nominations, the 2020 finalists have been announced as: Karen Little, the Club’s Director of Community and Inclusion; Candyce Wright, the Club’s Female Football Co-ordinator; and Alice for her work with Foothills Continue reading Boronia’s Finalists in Knox Local Champion Gender Equality Awards 2020

Women’s Football Support Staff Announcement

Boronia Hawks are thrilled to announce a number of support staff roles for the 2021 season. Candyce Wright has played with our squad since 2018, and after undertaking junior coaching, being appointed Junior Female Football Coordinator and taking part in the AFL VIC She Can Coach Development program, she is going to continue her coach development in 2021 and will Continue reading Women’s Football Support Staff Announcement

Development of Gender Equity Plan

A working group of sixteen Club members got together last night via Zoom to launch the development of the Club’s Gender Equity Action Plan. The people involved represented all aspects of the Club’s operations and each recognised the benefits that flow on from the effective and equitable participation and integration of girls and women across the Club. Many thanks to Continue reading Development of Gender Equity Plan

New Grant for Women’s Football

The Club’s Grants Program has had another successful application. We have just been granted funding of $2,960 for a program to support Leadership for Young Women in Football. The Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions offered this grant opportunity under the 2019/20 Community Activation Grants Program. We are very grateful for the government’s continued encouragement of community sport, particularly Continue reading New Grant for Women’s Football

Team Selections for 31 May to 2 June

Boronia Hawks v Lilydale Falcons at Knox Regional Court 1 @ 7.45pmCarla Alexander, Madison Barrie, Mandy Bell, Ally Forrest, Leanne Fredericks, Georgia Himmelreich, Bec Mills, Kellie Newton. Boronia Brown v Kilsyth Cougars Black, Gloria Pyke Court 2 @ 6.45pmLizzie Akesson, Alisha Clark, Tess Evans, Dani Kemp, Courtney Krenn, Bree Martin, Eliza Stafford, Sarah Coates. Boronia Hawks Under 19’s Squad v Continue reading Team Selections for 31 May to 2 June

Boronia Hawks support Mental Health Awareness

Boronia Hawks Football Netball Club is very conscious of our role as an important community hub, with a large number of players, members, families and friends.  The diversity of any community group invariably means that mental health is something that touches us all in some way. The AFL has recently announced that it will be creating a new role of Continue reading Boronia Hawks support Mental Health Awareness

EFL Club Development Day

Many thanks to our Club members who who attended last Sunday’s EFL Development Day at Deakin University.  In particular, we would like to express our thanks, and admiration, to our very own Elle Dow, the AFL Victoria Development Manager for Eastern Region, who organised the event.   Karen Little, our Director of Community & Inclusion  was very impressed with the Continue reading EFL Club Development Day