Melton Football Netball Club

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Full nameMelton Football Netball Club
Nickname(s)Bloods
Club details
Founded1879;143 years ago (1879)
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Competition Ballarat Football League
Premierships(21): 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1923, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1963, 1973, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2022
Ground(s)McPhersons Park
Uniforms
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The Melton Football Netball Club, nicknamed The Bloods, is an Australian rules football and netball club based in the Victorian town of Melton. [1]

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The football team currently plays in the Ballarat Football League.

History

Melton Football Club was formed in 1879 when it was known as the Bloods, playing in the Melton and Bacchus Marsh District Football League where the club was successful winning twelve premierships between 1913 and 1963. Melton moved into the Riddell District Football League in 1973.

Upon entering the Riddell League in 1973 Melton won the premiership in its first year.

With the depth of football standard in the RDFL on the decline, together with considerable opposition from former second division clubs on the formation of one division, the club voted to make the move to the highly rated Ballarat Football League with Sunbury, Darley and Melton South clubs for the commencement of the 1997 playing season.

The club has won three BFL premierships.

Premierships

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