Doncaster Football Club has a very long and proud history.

Eastern Football League – 1962 onwards
Eastern Suburbs Football League – 1938 to 1961
Ringwood District Football Association – 1927 to 1937
Reporter District Football Association – 1909 to 1926



EFL – Champion Club Awards 
1969 1972 1993 1996

Senior Premierships
2013 – Doncaster 25-11-161 d Wantirna South 15-12-102
2011 – Doncaster 14-19-103 d North Ringwood 5-8-38
1996 – Doncaster 16- 5-101 d Templestowe 6- 7-43
1990 – Doncaster 17-11-113 d Mooroolbark 10-9-69
1984 – Doncaster 11-21-87 d Boronia 8-5-53
1972 – Doncaster 17-15-117 d Bayswater 11-14-80
1939 – Doncaster d Mitcham
1936 – Doncaster 15-15-105 d Ringwood 11-21-87
1931 – Doncaster 20-14-134 d Ringwood 13-14-92
1929 – Doncaster 13-10- 88 d Mitcham 11-11-77
1928 – Doncaster d Blackburn
1927 – Doncaster 8-13-61 d Blackburn 5- 8-38

Seniors Runner Up
1930 1938 1940 1953 1954 1956 1981 1986 1993 2010

Reserve Premierships
1997 – Doncaster d Croydon
1990 – Doncaster 15-8-98 d Croydon 13-12-90
1972 – Doncaster 14-16-100 d Norwood 13-8-84
1971 
1961 – Doncaster 14-9-93 d Canterbury 10-13-73
1960 – Doncaster 4-3-27 d Ashburton 1-7-13

Junior Premierships
1996 – Doncaster 6- 2-38 d Knox 4- 9-33
1978 – Under 17’s
1977 – Doncaster d UFTG
Under 17’s 
1977 – Doncaster 9-12-66 d Nth Ringwood 9-8-62
Under 15’s 
1972 – Doncaster 10-21-81 d Norwood 9-12-66
Under 17’s 
1971
1966 – Doncaster 12- 9-81 d Blackburn 10-12-72
Under 16’s 
(1966 Was a GF Replay after a draw 6-6-36 each)
1965 – Doncaster 9-10-64 d Blackburn 7-6-48
Under 16’s 
1918 – Doncaster 5-7-37 d Box Hill 4-2-26

Games – Records
tba G Zelius
tba D Sleeth
344 S O’Gorman
315 J Webb
312 K Read
304 P Schneider
303 B Curtis
301 R Gregory
275 Geoff Beavis
271 I Daniel
269 R Meggs
253 S Albiston
250 M Harrison
250 A Goodwin
239* Nick Goodwin
238 Tim Thorgersen
238 G Fyffe
236 K Albiston
235 Matt Johnson
220* Greg Jarvis
220 L Curtis
214 A Zalakos
206 I Jenkins
202 B Bird
200 B Pitts
200 T Erwin

(* still playing)

 Competition Best & Fairests

Seniors
1999 – Eddie Barake (2nd Div)
1975 – Bill Gehling (1st Div)
1967 – Jack Hirsch (1st Div)
1962 – Eric Houghton (1st Div)
1949 – Bill Holly (ESFL)
1946 – R Wake (ESFL)
1931 – George Zelius (RDFA)



Reserves
2000 – Nick Blomfield (2nd Div)
1996 – Brent Pitts (3rd Div)
1986 – James Taylor (2nd Div)
1983 – Gary Windsor (2nd Div)
1981 – Graeme Cinnamond (2nd Div)
1978 – Colin Tatterson (2nd Div)
1977 – Colin Tatterson (2nd Div)
1975 – Colin Tatterson (1st Div)
1960 – Keith Read (ESFL)
1958 – John Kent (ESFL)

Under 18/17’s 


2000 – Aidan Kerin (2nd Div)
1977 – Mark Williams (2nd Div)

Under 16/15’s
1978 – Michael Kent (2nd Div)
1963 – Jack Hirsch (1st Div)

EFL Goal Umpire (B&F) Awards
1999 – Anthony Goodwin (2nd Div)
1991 – Mark Eaves (1st Div)
1975 – Bill Gehling (1st Div)
1967 – Jack Hirsch (1st Div)
1962 – Eric Houghton (1st Div)

League Leading Goalkickers 


2003 – David Mazins 78 (2nd Div)
2002 – David Mazins 81 (2nd Div)
2001 – David Mazins 70 (2nd Div)
Tba Ken Read 100 +
Tba Ken Read 100 +
Tba Ken Read 100 +
1928 George Bullen 162 (RDFA)

Life Members of Doncaster Football Club
Congratulations to all those listed below, who are Doncaster Football Club Life Members.

L. Read
N. Goodwin
L. Curtis
B. Pitts
G. Rades
T. Goodwin
A. Smith
J. Dawson
P. Valkenburg
I. Wood
D. Patrick
A. Goodwin
R. Johns

A Aumann – 1957
Info to follow

Simon Albiston
248 senior games 1972 – 1989
70 junior games 1968 – 1971
Position: HBF, Back Pocket, Wing
Vice captain 1984 premiership team
Member 1972 reserves premiership team

Rod Burgess
Info to follow

Ron Bullen
Info to follow

Daryll Cooper
Games 238
President – 1990
Reserves Coach
Runner
Various Roles on Committees
Once said “Ladies Please”

Jan Cooper
Info to follow

Brendan Curtis
Games 303
Hard worker on the field and off.
Premiership Player 1984 & 1990

Rod Gregory
Played 200 games + (might sneak a few more in)
Premiership Player 1990
President
Life of the party
Runner – Currently

 Paul Griffith
(commonly known as Arab) joined Doncaster as a junior, made his senior debut in 1971. He was an important player in the tripple premiership year of 1972 and was considered by all to be the catalyst that turned the Grand Final game in Doncaster’s favour.
He was admired for his courage and close, defensive playing style where no opponent was too difficult.
His career, unfortunately ending prematurely after 122 games, with one of the first total knee reconstructions performed.
After his playing career Paul was involved as a committeeman for over 10 years as treasurer and secretary before becoming president in 1985 and 1986. He was a team player and was extremely popular.  Paul sadly passed away in May, 2011 after a short illness with a rare cance

Stephen O’Gorman
344 games ( 3/ 7/04 )
Premiership Player 1990 & 1996
Leading Goalkicker 1990 (77 goals)
Best & Fairest – 1996
Co-Captain – 1996-1998

Pat Schneider
Info to follow

Greg Fyffe
Games 238
Best Fairest – 5
Premiership Player 1984, 1990 & 1996
Premiership Coach 1990
Known as Skip or Mumbles

Chris Gale
Info to follow

Andrew Hallet
Info to follow

Kim Albiston
Games – 248
Best & Fairest – 1978
Premiership Coach – 1984
Kicked 40 goal in one game for the juniors
Known as – Kimbo or CaVa

Gary Windsor
Games 178
EDFL – Seniors 3rd Best & Fairest 1974
EDFL – Reserves Best & Fairest 1986
Reserves Best & Fairest – 2
Reserves Playing Coach – 2 yrs
Committee – 12 years

Peter Jones
Played for DFC between 1969 and 1985
Position: Forward Pocket, Wing
Committee member between 1972 and 1985
Secretary 1974 -5 and 1982 -88

Colin Tatterson
Games 248 Seniors 21 Juniors 1965-1980
Premiership Player – 1972
Premiership Player Juniors – 1966
EDFL Reserves Best & Fairest – 1975 & 1977-78
Best & Fairest Reserves – 1974-1980 (7)
Committee Man – 1968 – 1980
President 1979-80

Fred Watson
Info to follow

Gordon Rieschieck
Info to follow

Bill Smith
Info to follow

Adrian Fuller

Played 153 senior games

Position: Backline
Served as president and committee member.
Chairman of selectors in 1972 (three premierships)

Wattie Tully
Years played 1938 – 40
Served on the committee for 12 years
Team manager from 1960 until 1972

Jim Rapley
Info to follow

Ray Johns
Served on the committee for 20 years (1952 – 1972)
Club team manager and League delegate
Composed club theme song in 1960

Bill Holly
Coached under 16’s to two premierships (1963 and 1966)
Committee member during the 60’s
Eastern suburban football league best and fairest 1949

Marshall Lynch
Info to follow

Tom Manns
Info to follow

H Garsed
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A Fromhold
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Charlie Stewart
Info to follow

G Knee Jnr
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