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Joined VAFA: 1984

Section: Division 2

Current years in section: 1

Nickname: Friars

Ground: Whitefriars College Oval

Under 19/Club XVIII: As above

Colours: Navy with gold & white W/ navy – gold number; shorts – navy; socks – navy.

Secretary: Ron Hee E: [email protected] M: 0418 564 530

President: Peter Ciardulli E: [email protected] M: 0425 703 645

Whitefriars OCFC started in 1986 with the great help of founding president, Chris Mason, and a motley assortment of players pulled from all potential sources. The College was quick to throw it’s support behind the old boys and provided the main ground to play on.

The Friars have five senior flags to their name but haven’t tasted senior premiership success since their 2002 Premier C victory. After a stretch of nine straight years in Division 1, the Friars suffered relegation at the end of 2017 and returned to Division 2 where they claimed the double senior and reserve flags in 2019. They entered a team into the VAFA women’s competition in 2018 and took home the Division 2 flag in their first year.


Seniors Women’s Reserves U19s Club XVIII
6 1 3 3 2
Premier C / C Section: 1991, 1999, 2002
Division 1 / D Section: 1998
Division 2 / E Section: 1988, 2019 Division 2: 2018 Division 2: 2018, 2019

Competition Best and Fairest Winners – Senior Men’s

Premier B / B Section – GT Moore Medal – 1

Premier C / C Section – LS Zachariah Medal – 2

Division 1 / D Section – LS Pepper Medal – 3

Division 2 / E Section – J Fullerton Medal – 3

Division 3 / F Section – OJ Meehan Medal – 1

Year Name Section Votes
2019 Kristian Height Division 2 23
2011 Emile Abdallah Division 1 14
2009 Brendan Stafford Division 1
2003 M. Power B Section
2002 Anthony Carbone* C Section 16
1998 Cameron J. Houston D Section 22
1988 Bernie Tiernan E Section
1987 Bernie Tiernan F Section
1993 D.A. Tonks E Section
1980 John L. Houghton C Section 23

* Tied medal

Competition Best and Fairest Winners – Senior Women’s

Year Name Section Votes
2019 Clare Fernandes Division 2 21

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