Lake Wendouree Football Club

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Lake Wendouree
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Names
Full nameLake Wendouree Football Netball Club
Nickname(s)Lakers
Club details
Founded1994;28 years ago (1994)
Colours   
Competition Ballarat Football League
Ground(s)C.E. Brown Reserve
Uniforms
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Official website lwfnc.com

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.

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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.

Home ground

The football squad play their home matches at C.E. Brown Reserve, Ballarat North.

History

Ballarat YCW Football Club

Competed in senior competition between 1946 and 1949. The club concentrated on filling junior competitions until their merger in 1994.

Wendouree Football Club

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.

Post Merger

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 14s won the seniors and reserves premierships in 2015 and also the Under 14s seniors premiership in 2016. Both the under 16.5s reserves and seniors had success in their 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. The seniors also had a great season, only losing 2 games during the regular season. They would defeat North Ballarat, previously the dominant side all year in the preliminary final. They would face North Ballarat again in the grand final and ultimately emerged victorious. The top players of the game for Lake Wendouree included Ned Nash, Jordy Clark, Iggy Duke and Will Clark.


VFL/AFL players

Ballarat Football League Premierships

Tony Lockett Medallists

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