Community News

Honouring the lifeblood of VAFA clubs this National Volunteer Week

This week the VAFA is celebrating National Volunteer Week (20-26 May). We would like to acknowledge the remarkable individuals who are the lifeblood of our football clubs. These unsung heroes embody the true spirit of community, dedicating their time, skills, … Continued

VAFA clubs get around BCNA Round

Mother’s Day is a special weekend throughout the VAFA as clubs thank the Women who play a part in our association while also highlighting the work of BCNA by donating much needed funds to help support people impacted by Breast … Continued

VAFA in support of women’s wellbeing

As we head into the annual Mother’s Day weekend, in which we celebrate all the wonderful Mums in our lives, the VAFA community focuses on Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) as an important community partner that delivers valuable service to … Continued

VAFA Coaches take the next step in their coaching journey

On Sunday the VAFA in partnership with AFL Victoria delivered a bespoke Level 2 Coaching Accreditation Workshop at the State National Hockey Centre. The workshop was delivered at no cost for VAFA coaches and served as a professional development platform … Continued

Canterbury turns Pink for BCNA

As we approach Mother’s Day this weekend, VAFA clubs will turn their off-field attention to supporting a long-standing partnership with BCNA by raising funds to support people impacted by Breast Cancer. Over the weekend Canterbury Football Club hosted a Pink … Continued

Out of the wilderness and into the Division’s

After 7 long years in the VAFA Men’s Thirds competition, Chadstone Football Club has returned to the VAFA Men’s Divisional competition in 2024. Chadstone last played in the Men’s Divisional competition in 2016, where the club went winless through Division 4, which … Continued

VAFA Club Connect Club of the Month

The Mentone Panthers have been awarded the VAFA Club Connect Club of the Month for April. The VAFA Club Connect Club of the Month award recognises a VAFA club who through its actions both on and off the field, best exhibits the … Continued

SKOB Saints celebrate Pride Round

St Kevin’s held their annual Pride Round last Saturday, headlined by the Grand Final rematch in the William Buck Premier Women’s competition between the SKOB Saints v Kew. Women’s Senior Coach Tom Purcell expressed his delight and enthusiasm of the … Continued

West is Best as WBAFC win $50K

West Brunswick Amateur Football Club has walked away with $50,000 as they were announced the 2024 Uber Reserve Grade Heroes, a competition to find the country’s most deserving community sport reserves side. The competition, supported by the Australian Sports Foundation and … Continued