Vale John Lord If any past player can truly be said to be at the heart of the Melbourne Football Club, John Lord would have to come close. From his playing days to his role as an MCC Tour Guide, and many seasons spent working behind the scenes with the club’s Past and Present Players’ and Officials’ Association, he … Read More
Join us for our final Match Day function of the year – go to http://www.trybooking.com/BSQEB to book in before Wednesday, 14 July, at 12 pm. We look forward to sharing a great day with all!
It was with great sadness that we heard of the recent passing of Greg Sizer, who played a senior game with Melbourne in 1986, wearing No. 57. Greg’s single game was against Carlton, and he faced David Rhys-Jones, credited with a most competent performance against the much-feared Blue. Greg Sizer was recruited part of the way through 1986 from Geelong … Read More
It’s definitely back! – members, see email correspondence for booking details and links. DON’T FORGET… This season, you will have to book your ground entry SEPARATELY to any function entry. Check the AFL website and each venue’s website before any game, as conditions may change throughout the season. Meanwhile, we look forward to seeing you at the MCG for Round … Read More
It was with much sadness that we heard of the recent passing of Ivan Baumgartner, who played five games for Melbourne in 1955, in between stints with Geelong and St Kilda. Ivan, who wore No. 5 in his time at the Demons, originally hailed from Wesley College. We pass on our most sincere condolences to Ivan’s family and friends.
As we continue into Season 2021, here’s another edition of the newsletter for you to enjoy! Note that all newsletters will be linked on this post for the 2021 season. MFCPPPOA August-September Newsletter MFC P&PP&OA June-July Newsletter MFCPPPOA May 2021 newsletter 2464 MFCPPPOA Newsletter March-April MFCPPPOA Jan-Feb 2021 newsletter
BENEVOLENT FUND – THANK YOU Thank you to everyone who has donated to the MFC P&PP&OA Benevolent Fund, via our GoFundMe page. This list recognises all donations made up to Preliminary Final weekend. It is testament to the generosity and willingness of so many to be involved. Every name has a special story, and we look forward to bringing more of these … Read More
Since the early 1950s, the name of Fay Spencer has been inextricably linked to the red and blue colours – not only as the wife of Stuart, but as a strong personality in her own right. From those premierships in 1955 and 1956, through to Stuart’s time as club president and well beyond, Fay was a valued part of the … Read More
Want to catch up on what’s been happening? Take a look at our archive of newsletters – including our most recent newsletter – November-December 2020, keeping in touch during this most unusual season – and get all the news in one place. (Scroll below to open, and see links to older newsletters below): Click to access Newsletter-November-December-2020.pdf Newsletter September-October … Read More