Lake Wendouree Football Club
The Lake Wendouree Football Netball Club (nicknamed the Lakers) is an Australian rules football and netball club located in the Ballarat North suburb of Victoria. The football squad currently competes in the Ballarat Football League. The club is a result of a merger of the Wendouree Football Club and the Ballarat YCW Football Club at the end of 1994.
|Full name||Lake Wendouree Football Netball Club|
|Competition||Ballarat Football League|
|Ground(s)||C.E. Brown Reserve|
Lake Wendouree Football Club competed in the Ballarat Football League for the first time in 1995. The club was runner up in its second season and played finals every year for the first six seasons.
The football squad play their home matches at C.E. Brown Reserve, Ballarat North.
Ballarat YCW Football ClubEdit
Competed in senior competition between 1946 and 1949. The club concentrated on filling junior competitions until their merger in 1994.
Wendouree Football ClubEdit
Wendouree football club was reformed in 1946 and competed in district competitions around Ballarat before being a founding member of the Central Highlands Football League in 1979. The club won senior premierships in 1947, 1949, 1963, 1971, 1972, 1973, and 1983.
In recent times, Lake Wendouree junior football club have won several premierships with the under 12 reserves and seniors winning the premiership in 2013. The under 14’s also won the seniors and reserves premierships in 2015 and also winning the under 14s seniors premiership in 2016. Both the under 16.5s reservers and seniors has success in there 2017 campaigns with the reserves being undefeated all year and only losing to a stacked Bacchus Marsh side. Some of the top players for the Lake Wendouree reserves for the game were Ethan Forbes, Harry Carter, Liam Vercoe, Bailey McCabe and Josh Canny. For the seniors, the also had a great season to only lose 2 games the entire season and then be able to defeat north ballarat who were the dominant side all year in the preliminary final. They would face North Ballarat again in the grand final and ultimately prevailed victorious and went away with the victory. The top players of the game for Lake Wendouree included Ned Nash, Jordy Clark, Iggy Duke and Will Clark.
- Con Britt - Collingwood
- Des Tuddenham - Collingwood and Essendon
- Mark Orchard - Collingwood and Sydney
- Alex McDonald - Collingwood and Hawthorn
- James McDonald - Melbourne and Greater Western Sydney
- James Walker - Fremantle
Dan Butler - AFL - Richmond Tigers
Ballarat Football League PremiershipsEdit
- Seniors 2010
- Under 18.5 years 2002, 2004
- Under 16.5 years 2003, 2006, 2017
- Under 16. years 2001, 2002, 2015, 2016
- Under 13.5 years 2004
- Under 13 years 2003
- Under 12 years 1997, 1998, 2001
Tony Lockett MedallistsEdit
- 1999 Daryl Jarred 103
- 2005 Brad Maxwell 83