Echuca Football Club

The Echuca Football Netball Club, nicknamed the Murray Bombers, is an Australian rules football and netball club based in the Victorian town of Echuca, Victoria. The club teams currently compete in the Goulburn Valley Football League (GVFL), having joined in 1909.

Echuca
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Names
Full nameEchuca Football Netball Club
Nickname(s)Murray Bombers
Club details
Founded1876; 144 years ago (1876)
Colours     Green      White
CompetitionGoulburn Valley Football League
PresidentA. Byrne
Premierships(8):
  • BFL: 1928, 1967, 1970
  • GVFL: 1977, 1979, 1997, 2001, 2002
Ground(s)Victoria Park Oval
Uniforms
Home

Echuca also played in the Bendigo Football League, from 1925 until they returned to the GVFL in 1974.[1]

CoachesEdit

Year Coach
1994-98
Simon Eishold
1999
Rod O'Reilly
2000-01
Ken Sheldon
2002-04
Ashly Byrne
2005-06
Dylan Butler
2007-08
Steven Orr
2009-11
Brett Henderson
2012-13
Cameron Stewart
2014–2017
Andrew Briggs
2018–Present
Simon Maddox & Andrew Walker

HonoursEdit

PremiershipsEdit

Club premiers since its first season in 1909:[2]

League Total flags Premiership years
Bendigo Football League
3
1928, 1967, 1970
Goulburn Valley Football League
5
1977, 1979, 1997, 2001, 2002

Morrison Medal WinnersEdit

Individual honours:[3]

  • B.A. Kennaugh (1986)
  • S.F. Eishold (1995)
  • S. Orr (1997)
  • C. Sholl (2001)
  • R. Archard (2003)
  • C. Durie (2006)
  • K. Height(2010)
  • S. Buckley (2016,2017)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Echuca". Full Points Footy. Archived from the original on 24 July 2008. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
  2. ^ Devaney, John. "Australian Football - Echuca Football Club - Stats". australianfootball.com. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Club History & Highlights". Echuca Football Club - SportsTG. Retrieved 26 November 2016.

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