Daylesford Football Club

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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. [1] [2]

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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, Former [3] Rover [4] [5] Jack Gervasoni, [6] North Melbourne ruckman Noel Teasdale and Geelong Football Club midfielder Josh Cowan. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Central Highlands League". Herald Sun. 8 April 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  2. http://mp3.news.com.au/hwt/cfpdf/Ballarat/Ballarat%20&%20Melton.pdf
  3. Fitzroy Football Club
  4. http://afltables.com/afl/stats/players/J/Jack_Gervasoni.html
  5. http://australianfootball.com/players/player/jack+gervasoni/8022
  6. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 April 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)