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Dale Hynes – 50 games

Congratulations to Dale Hynes who will play his 50th match this Saturday against Chelsea Heights. Dale came to Bentleigh in 2012 and made an immediate impact to the forward line and ruck. He was pivotal in the club’s grand final victory last year. As a deaf footballer, Dales awareness around the contest is outstanding. Since […]

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Bentleigh Football Club in the Media

Bentleigh scores 22-point win over Clayton in Southern Football League Division 1 | Herald Sun. “FIVE unanswered goals in the second quarter proved the catalyst for Bentleigh’s 22-point victory over Clayton in their SFL Division 1 clash at Bentleigh Reserve on Saturday. The inspired spurt gave the Demons a handy 19-point lead at the long […]

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Bentleigh’s Federal League reunion

Bentleigh’s Federal League history will be celebrated a reunion and book launch on Saturday July 26 at the Bentleigh Recreation Reserve at Arthur Street. . To a casual observer at Bentleigh Recreation Reserve it would seem that the club strutting its stuff each week in Melbourne colours had been in its current form for ever […]

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$1000 Draw & Players Revue

$1000 draw tickets will be distributed to players inc netballers on the weekend – all footballers & netballers expected to sell their books or return them. If lost or not returned – you will be required to pay for them!! Saturday 2nd August $10 ticket into the draw includes BBQ dinner 7pm onwards at Clubrooms – […]

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Round 9 Recap

Here’s what has been said about the weekends games.   Seniors Leader Newspaper Six unanswered goals in the third quarter propelled St Paul’s to a 32-point win over Bentleigh in their derby at McKinnon Oval. Only eight points separated the teams at the long break, but the second half belonged to the more experienced reigning premier, with Harley Ambrose, […]

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Round 8 Match Reviews

Seniors v East Malvern He may look like a snowman, however Scott Lambert became the iceman on Saturday booting the winning goal with 20 seconds left. A ruck infringement and a subsequent 50 metre penalty put Lambert 30 meters from goal and the big fella slotted the goal, giving Bentleigh their first lead of the […]

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R&B Cocktail Party

R&B Cocktail Party Saturday 21st, June 2014  This years Red & Blue function has a different look!! BFC invites everyone to one of our newest sponsors, Vivace Restaurant in Brighton who will host the R&B cocktail party. For $30p.p enjoy gourmet finger food, some special Vivace cocktails & drink specials all night!! As always there […]

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Round 7 vs Cheltenham

Seniors Bentleigh turned out their worst performance for the year going down to Cheltenham by 61 points. In front of a large crowd at Jack Barker Oval for the Federal League Reunion, Bentleigh matched Cheltenham early, going into quarter time only two points behind. After quarter time the wheels fell off for the Demons as […]

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Sunday Football vs Cheltenham

This Sunday we play Cheltenham in a standalone match at Jack Barker Oval as Cheltenham host a Federal League Reunion. Under 19’s @ 9:30am Reserves @ 11:45am Seniors @ 2:10pm The famous Federal Football League was once the strongest competition beneath the VFL and VFA in suburban football and Bentleigh have a rich history in this […]

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Nightlife

NIGHTLIFE DISABILTY SERVICES – A BRIEF HISTORY In October 2003, Belonging Matters Inc hosted a think tank day for people living with disabilities to come together and discuss outstanding, un-met needs and access issues. It was at this event that many of the participants identified the lack of evening and overnight flexible support services as […]

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3 FROM 3 AGAINST CHELSEA HEIGHTS

SENIORS It may have taken six rounds but Bentleigh has shown they definitely belong in division one, recording a nail-biting three point win over Chelsea Heights and moving two matches away from the relegation zone. A slightly different, quicker line up which has been dubbed “Wig’s Fleet”, were jumped early by the Demons before registering […]

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Round 4 Review vs Heatherton

Seniors notch up win number 1 Bentleigh broke its Division One duck after edging out Heatherton at Bentleigh Reserve. A five-goal opening stanza laid the foundation for their gritty 11-point win, with Luke Morrison booting three in a best on ground performance for the Demons. On a sour note, Dean ‘Pup’ Crozier joined our growing […]

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Round 3 Review

Seniors Bentleigh’s winless start to the season continued after a narrow 25 points loss to Clayton at Meade Reserve. Accuracy in front of goal kept the Demons in the contest with only nine points separating the two sides at half time, however as the rain came straight after the main break the match turned into […]

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Social Memberships Available NOW

Social Memberships for 2014 are available now. For $50 you get the following: Provides entry into all home and away games (A no. of clubs charge entry into their grounds eg Clayton) Discount drinks on Thursday nights Members draws. Please see Swanny or one of the committee.

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Luke Crozier named in Metro senior squad

Defender Luke Crozier has been named in the Victoria Metro Senior (Community leagues) preliminary squad ahead of the AFL Victoria Community Cup.  Crozier came across to Bentleigh this season with brother Dean Crozer and Sam McGarry who have both made an immediate impact. Luke is currently recovering from a hamstring injury sustained while representing the SFL in […]

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200 games for Banksy

Congratulations to Amir Banks who reaches the 200 game milestone this Saturday. Banksy has had a great career at Bentleigh, often playing as an undersized ruckman and was a key member of our 2009 senior premiership. He has also played  in the 2011 and 2012 reserves premiership sides. In the last two seasons Banksy has […]

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Bentleigh Football Club update round 2

by Gary Matlock Hello all, The club’s season commenced on Saturday April 12th with wins in the Reserves against StKilda City, the Under 19’s against Carrum Patterson Lakes and with our Netball A team. In our return to First Division the Seniors lost a hard fought contest to St Kilda City by 22 points. Our […]

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Strong first up performance as Demons go down

by Daryl Pitman Bentleigh’s aim to be competitive in the top division is well on track after the Demons shadowed St Kilda City all day on Saturday at the Peanut Farm. The Demons eventually fell by 22 points but coach Brad Canavan could be well pleased with his team’s endeavour. In the end, it was the Saints’ more […]

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Dimattinas Lunch

Sunday 04th, May 2014 With the season proper upon us, it is time to prepare ourselves for the first social function of the year – Dimattina’s Lunch on Sunday 4th May This has become a traditional function for the BFC and one of the most popular events for everyone involved at Bentleigh. For $30p.p – enjoy […]

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Attn: All Players

Message to all players from Shooter regarding subs. Hi all, For those that weren’t at training last night, and/or chose not to listen, I have decided not to enforce the “Payment of Subs” rules for this week, given that I haven’t spent a lot of time at club recently & players may not have had […]

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150 for Luke Morrison

Congratulations to Luke Morrison who plays his 150th BentleighFC game on Saturday. Had the team dropped the first final last year, Luke would have played shared his milestone with a premiership, however playing his 150th in the clubs return to division 1 will be a memorable experience. As part of the senior leadership group, Luke […]

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Presidents Welcome

by Garry Matlock In what seems a lifetime since the Club’s grand final victory in Division 2 last season, the Club finally gets what it had planned for since rejoining the SFL – that is, to play in Division 1. A tremendous amount of hard work has been done, both on and off the field, […]

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Federal League

Bentleigh Football Club and Moorabbin Football Club It is believed that the Bentleigh Football Club did not exist prior to its admission to the Federal League in 1923. In Bentleigh’s first game against Mordialloc at Mordialloc they started with just 15 men and went down by 210 points although it was recorded that they battled […]

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Bentleigh Football Club History

Bentleigh Amateur Football Club / Bentleigh Methodist Football Club (Vic) Guernseys & Nicknames : 1965 – Bentleigh were known as the Terriers. 1967 At some time, Bentleigh wore green and gold vertical stripes. 1969-75 – Somewhere in here, Bentleigh changed nickname to the Bulldogs. 1980-81(ish) – Approximately somewhere in here, Bentleigh changed nickname to the […]

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Project 37 Provident Fund

Charter. Est 2014 Project 37. So named in honour of our much loved and respected friend and brother Paul Hutchison, who so embodied the spirit of our club and all we stand for. Paul Stood as an example of a loyal, and generous man and will forever more serve us as a moral compass that […]

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