Daylesford Football Club, nicknamed the Bulldogs, is an Australian rules football team in the Central Highlands Football League. The team was formerly known as the Daylesford Demons and competed for many years in the Ballarat Football League before switching leagues in the early 2000s.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground. Points are scored by kicking the oval-shaped ball between goal posts or between goal and behind posts.
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Daylesford's senior side has had a successful run since joining the Central Highlands Football League with three premiership wins in 2007, 2009 and 2012.
Notable Daylesford alumni includes former Western Bulldogs captain Chris Grant, FormerRover Jack Gervasoni, North Melbourne ruckman Noel Teasdale and Geelong Football Club midfielder Josh Cowan.
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