Vale Barry Overman

Vale Barry Overman

6th May 2019

Vale Clarrie Wheeler

Vale Clarrie Wheeler

25th April 2019

Vale David Daffey

Vale David Daffey

24th April 2019

Vale Godfrey Gilmour

Vale Godfrey Gilmour

8th April 2019

Vale Rex Doran

Rex as coach, Barbara as team manager and Greg as boundary umpire

19th February 2019

Vale Ron Hancox

Vale Ron Hancox

3rd February 2019

Alex Singleton and Nick Cooke Retire

Two of Bernards best call time

17th January 2019

2019 Office Bearers and AGM

AGM Rundown plus Congrats and thanks all Club Leaders

13th December 2018

Presidents Report

2018 Presidents Report

13th December 2018

Bernards Buzz Club Update

Club is Buzzing with activity be part of the Action

5th December 2018

Register for 2019 Juniors!

Register for 2019 Juniors!

28th November 2018

Club Christmas BBQ Wednesday Dec 19th

All Welcomes to Christmas BBQ - Wed Dec 19th from 6pm

28th November 2018

Vale Adrian Hughes

R.I.P Adrian Hughes

15th November 2018

St Bernards OCFC 2018 AGM

St Bernards OCFC 2018 AGM

15th November 2018

Vale Bernie Doolan

Vale Bernie Doolan

11th November 2018

Vale Sarah Wheeler

R.I.P Sarah "Sadie" Wheeler

17th October 2018

Vale Basilio Zoccali

R.I.P Basilio Zoccali Grandfather of players Giacomo and Matteo

8th October 2018

Coaching Appointments

Steve Cannatelli to Coach Reserves and Rocky Iannello continues with Under 19s

26th September 2018

Senior Coaching Appointment 2019

Senior Coaching Appointment 2019

21st September 2018

St Bernards 2018 Presentation night

St Bernards 2018 Presentation night

19th September 2018

St Bernards 2018 Premier B Premiers

St Bernards 2018 Premiers

17th September 2018

St Bernardsfc U15 girls make history

Woohooo St Bernardsfc U15 girls make history and become the first girls team to win a premiership for St Bernards FC.

22nd August 2018

St. Bernard's crowned champions

St. Bernard’s has been crowned Herald Sun Shield champions after claiming a 31-point win over St Patrick’s in the Division 1 Senior Boys Grand Final at the MCG on Saturday.

21st August 2018

RIP - John Lawless

RIP - Past Committeeman and Best Clubman

6th August 2018

Chris Keunen 200 WAFL Games

Congrats to past player Chris Keunen on outstanding 200 game milestone in WAFL

2nd August 2018

August 11 $10,000 Raffle + Home Lunch

Super Saturday august 11th - Home Lunch + $10,000 Raffle

30th July 2018

Vale Louise Dillon

The whole St.Bernards community is in mourning following the passing of Louise Dillon after a long battle with cancer.

30th June 2018

Vale – Chris Sullivan

Vale – Chris Sullivan

12th June 2018

Saturday May 19th Past Players Lunch

Book EARLY for Lunch and Blockbuster v Uni Blacks

14th May 2018

Disco Diva Womens Event

Special thanks to all involved in the Womens Network

14th May 2018

Bernards Buzz Update - May 3rd

Congrats to Nick Cooke on 150 Games plus all the Club News

3rd May 2018

Bernards Buzz Update - April 13th - Round Two

Club Update thanks to Club and Girls Teams Sponsor Airport Toyota

13th April 2018

Vale Damien Burnside

Damien (Damo) Burnside aged 27 years old was the loved son of Dorothy and Max (dec).

8th April 2018

Simon Caven named 2018 Captain

Special thanks to long standing Captain Tom Caven who hands the baton to Simon

4th April 2018

Join the "Bernards Club" Today !

Get to da Chopper !! BC Club = club membership + part player sponsorship + free lunch + entry in Chopper Raffle.

27th March 2018

Vale Geoff Harris

Geoff Harris who was known to 1970s & 1980s St Bernards people passed away last Saturday.

23rd March 2018

Bernards Buzz - March 21 - do it NOW !!

Club Update Opportunities galore so do it NOW !!

21st March 2018

Stapletons - Montara over 20 Years Strong

Long term Sponsor Montara Wines gets better with Age

16th March 2018

Good One Max

Maxs Corner Cafe Sponsoring again in 2018

16th March 2018


Season Launch Dinner April 5 plus Round One April 7th - Book NOW

14th March 2018

BernardsFC Players at Cannons and Jets

Congrats to multiple Bernards players making TAC Lists

13th March 2018

First Light Racing Giddyup

FLR sign on again as a Gold Sponsor in 2018

7th March 2018

Bernards Buzz - March 7 - Cranking it Up !!

Activity is Cranking Up - All Key Dates are here

7th March 2018

Vine Landscaping and ONeil Electrical Onboard

Past Players Hayden Carland and Danny ONeil sponsoring the Club again

6th March 2018

Future Force Onboard Again

Tim Tickner and Future Force Gold Sponsor and Under 19 Partner

2nd March 2018

Ascot Group a New Key Sponsor

Ascot Group become a Key Sponsor as Platinum Building & Construction Partner

28th February 2018

Tobin Brothers Celebrating Lives

Tobin Brothers continue their over 50 years of Support

28th February 2018

Register Online for Auskick NOW

Join the fun with Ben Hogan and the Auskick Team

28th February 2018

Update - BBQ - Rego - Info Nite - Subs

Player Registration and Subs this Week

26th February 2018

Bernards Buzz - Update Feb 21

Strap yourself into the Bernards Bus for another exciting Season

21st February 2018

Moonee Ponds Club continue Major Sponsorship

Over 20 years of super support continues from The Moonee Ponds Club.

12th February 2018

Nelson Alexander get on Board

the Best in the Real Estate Business continue as Platinum Sponsors

8th February 2018

Strathmore Community Branch Onboard

The Bank that cares about the Community signs on again in 2018

8th February 2018

Vale John Williams

Vale John Williams who passed away aged 53 after a battle with illness.

16th January 2018

Vale Giovanna Zoccali

Club is very sad to report the passing of Giovanna Zoccali Age : 85, who died peacefully earlier this week surrounded by her family at john fawkner hospital.

12th January 2018

Vale Monica Vincombe

Sadly but peacefully mother of Andrew Vinecombe, Grand Mother of current Under 19 player Nick Vinecombe, Monica passed away aged 92.

27th December 2017

Vale Gloria Craven

Long time supporter Gloria Craven passed away this morning.

23rd December 2017

Take Two for a former Pres

With just over 100 days until Round 1 of the 2018 VAFA season newly elected Andrew Vinecombe has wasted no time.

23rd December 2017

New Leadership Announced at AGM

Past Player Past Junior and Past Senior President Andrew Vinecombe steps up at AGM

28th November 2017

Football Academy Closing Soon

Nov 20th Kickoff - For 15yrs to Under 19 only $90 = less than $5 a Session

10th November 2017

New top-dog of the Pups in 2018

St Bernard’s Junior Football Club has overseen a change at the top in recent weeks with Adrian Fuller deciding to step away from the position as Junior Club President.

10th November 2017

Andrew Johnston joins our Coaching Ranks

Andrew Johnston joins the club as Senior Coaching assistant and Director of Coaching for Junior Club.

10th November 2017

AGM Monday Nov 27th at 6.30pm

AGM at the Pavilion Nov 27th at 6.30pm plus Nominations Open for Office Bearers

1st November 2017

Vale Mary Morrice

May Mary Morrice Rest in Peace

1st November 2017

Doxa Charity Lunch Friday Dec 1st

Special Guest is Crime Writer Andrew Rule of Underbelly and Gangland Fame

1st November 2017

Going Up with the Football Academy

For a record 8th year the Football Academy can help maximize Performance

18th October 2017

Charity Lunch

Hughes Legal annual Charity Lunch Dec 1st

16th October 2017

Adam Bentick Runaway B&F Winner

Adam Bentick took out his second Gus Mitchell Medal in a night where many players were acknowledged

5th October 2017

Pathways and Opportunities

VAFA Irish Tour another great opportunity for Players

2nd October 2017

Registrations Closed for Junior Program

Registrations for the Junior Club PUP Development Program has closed.

25th September 2017

Mark Riley to continue in 2018

Club is delighted to announce that Mark Riley will continue as Coach in 2018

25th September 2017

So near yet so Far - Prelim Wrap

Dramatic extra time loss to Scotch really stings but we will regroup and rebound

18th September 2017

VAFA Under 19 B&F

A larger number of players scored votes in the VAFA count

15th September 2017

VAFA - Prem B B&F Bernards Feature

Adam Bentick, Shaun Clarke and teammates poll strongly in League B&F

14th September 2017

Bernards Army Marches Again

Bernards Army marching to Trevor Barker Oval 2pm Saturday v Scotch

13th September 2017

Bernards Power into Prelim Final

Bernards dug deep to defeat Monash Blues and progress to Prelim

11th September 2017

College B&F

College Team celebrated historic ACC and Heraldsun wins at last nites B&F

7th September 2017

Bernards Buzz - Update Sept 6th

All the club news in this weeks Bernards Buzz

6th September 2017

Finals Sunday Box Hill Football Ground

The Bernards Army is on the March to Finals

4th September 2017

Luke Holland to Debut

Under 19 Luke Holland to make senior Debut plus Pitdogs and TAC action

1st September 2017

Save the Date - B&F - Thrs Sept 28th

Lock it in - Awards for all 5 Senior Club Teams

29th August 2017

$10,000 Raffle Wrap up

Thanks to all the generous supporters of this years feature Raffle

28th August 2017

R.I.P Brian OHalloran

R.I.P Brian OHalloran

24th August 2017

$10,000 Draw - Sat Aug 26th - Dont Miss Out

Ten thousand Reasons to buy a Ticket !!

17th August 2017

R.I.P Paul Pearson

R.I.P Paul "Peo" Pearson

15th August 2017

R.I.P Lisa Del Zoppo

R.I.P Lisa Del Zoppo

10th August 2017

R.I.P Francesca Di Lizio

R.I.P Francesca Di Lizio

10th August 2017

Two Club Favourites Chalk Up Milestones

We salute two club favourites George Garth and Tom Isaacs on reaching significant Milestones this weekend.

10th August 2017

Bernards Buzz - Aug 9th Update

The Club is always Buzzing catchup on all the news and Events in The Buzz !!

9th August 2017

Sat Aug 12th - Nelson Alexander Graduation Lunch

Special Invitation to U/15 & U/17 Players, Coaches, Parents + all Supporters

1st August 2017

Family Day + Xmas in july + Hawks President

Hawks President Mr Richard Garvey joins us on Family Day

24th July 2017

Vale Mick Buggy & Col Newcombe

R.I.P past Player Mick Buggy & Trophy Partner Col Newcombe

20th July 2017

College Team makes HeraldSun GF

Simon Atkins coached team progress to HeraldSun GF

19th July 2017

Legends from 2002 helped make Saturday very Special

A big day at the Snakepit saw Bernies rack up three wins from 3 big games.

18th July 2017

Rapido Cycles Clearance Sale

Rapido Sale this Friday & Saturday Only - 20 to 50% off !!

18th July 2017

Hawks President + Family Day/Xmas in July

Sat July 29th its Family Day + Christmas in July + Hawks President

18th July 2017

Vale Lillian Bentick

Sincere condolences to the Bentick Family on their loss.

18th July 2017

Thick & Thin Mental Health Round

Annual Round to raise awareness about Mental Health and encourage conversations and help.

12th July 2017

Bernards Buzz - July 7 Update

A Senior Club bye but Bernards keeps Buzzing !! read all about it .

7th July 2017

VAFA Medal Recipients

As part of VAFA 125 year celebrations 5 Medals were awarded

6th July 2017

MPC Pasta Special Sunday July 9th

Lygon Street comes to Moonee Ponds with $20 Pasta Special July 9th

6th July 2017

Vale George Corredig

Sad to report the sudden passing of long time club Sponsor George Corredig

3rd July 2017

Bernards Buzz - June 30 Update

The Bernards Buzz travels the globe !! read up on all the action ps love is in the air !!

30th June 2017

VAFA community celebrates 125yr Club Round

Special volunteer medals and BOG medals form part of the celebrations

28th June 2017

The most noble pursuit - Helping others

turn $1 into $3, help others, cut your tax !!

22nd June 2017

Rapido Cycles Super Trek Sale

Tour de France Super Sale with 30% off Trek Road Bikes Now !!

21st June 2017

Save Dates July 15th & 29th & August 26th

Special Events - July 15th 2002 Reunion - July 29th Family Day -August 26th Legends Day & 10K Raffle

20th June 2017

College Team in GF v St Bedes

Can they do it again ?? this wednesday 1pm Elsternwick Park

20th June 2017

James Bond Ball on way to a SELL OUT!

Tickets selling fast, book NOW!!

16th June 2017

Bernards Buzz - Club Update June 14

The snakepit is always buzzing so catchup on all the news in the Bernards Buzz !!

14th June 2017

Vale Rita Madden

R.I.P Rita Madden

13th June 2017

Pirates at the Snakepit

Junior Sponsors Lunch with Simon Atkins as we welcome Peninsula Pirates to the Pit

13th June 2017

Designer Eyes SUPER Sale June 10th

One Day Only ALL STOCK $149 !!

8th June 2017

VAFA - New CEO Brett Connell

Former VAFA Exec and AFL Vic Engagement Manager is the new VAFA CEO

8th June 2017

Junior Players make WRFL Rep Teams

Ten rising Junior stars to represent WRFL

8th June 2017

Bernards Buzz - June Update

Bye ? what Bye !! Bernards is still Buzzing all the info here

7th June 2017

Bob Jane T-Mart Winter Sale ON NOW!

Super Winter Sale from Butch Turville at Bob Jane

5th June 2017

Kokoda Trivia Nite this Friday

Trivia Nite with a Difference !! this friday at the college pavilion

5th June 2017

Mental Health Spotlight

Collingwood Player puts spotlight on Mental Health

31st May 2017

Reuben Centre - 500 Supporters Group

Reuben Education & Health Centre in Kenya is strongly supported by the 500SG

31st May 2017

A Bank that Cares ? We want to see that !!

Manager David Porter and Business Manager Aaron Hawkins are the men to see !

30th May 2017

Concept Partners - Gold Sponsor

Special thanks to Darren Attard for his long term Sponsorship of the Club

30th May 2017

Airport Toyota - Good for Footy

Over 300 at the Snakepit to meet Doggies Skipper Bob Murphy

25th May 2017

Alex Singleton 200 Games

200 Games for a Great player and Great Person

24th May 2017

Bernards Buzz - Past Players Update

Past Players & Friends Lunch Saturday, selling Fast !!

23rd May 2017

Everything Old is New Again at MPC

Magnificent renovations turns MPC into a premium dining and function Venue

19th May 2017

School Funding - Principals Message

Funding for Catholic Schools should never be taken for Granted !!

17th May 2017

Bernards Buzz - Massive May Update

KB, Bob, Mitch, Past Players & Friends + James Bond Ball !!

17th May 2017

Winning Edge Event Tues Sept 5th

Get the "Champion Mindset" at Gala event hosted by Paul Roos

11th May 2017

May 27th a Rockstar and Financial Guru

Past Players and Friends Lunch with Callan "the Rockstar" Potter & Jason Cunningham

10th May 2017

Respect for Umpires at all Times

Some recent Supporter behaviour has fallen below expectations.

9th May 2017

200 Games Tom "Rock" Caven

Join Premiership Captain Tom Caven this Saturday to celebrate 200 Games

8th May 2017

LOCK IT IN ! Past Players & Friends Lunch

May 27th Bernards v Scotch - Past Players & Friends Lunch

3rd May 2017

Round 3 Match Reports

All the details from a big round three for Senior Teams

2nd May 2017

Bob Murphy Mitch Wallis Wed 24th May

Airport Toyota Good for Footy Nite from 5.30pm Wed may 24th with Bob & Mitch

27th April 2017

Des Tuddenham at Carey Saturday

St Bernards travel to Carey and Tuddy is at the lunch

26th April 2017

Match Reports Round Two

Media Director Joe Pignataro must read Match Reports

24th April 2017

Girls just wanna have Fun - Dinner May 12

Bookings open for Mothers Day Dinner Friday May 12th

24th April 2017

Special Guest AFL Legend Dale Weightman

Saturday Anzac Week Game and Lunch with Dale Weightman

18th April 2017

April 22nd Veterans Challenge Cup

Big Anzac Week Game and Lunch Book NOW

10th April 2017

Bernards start with a Bang

Round 1 Match Reports as Bernards goes Bang !!

10th April 2017

Season Launch plus Leadership Groups

The Club was buzzing at the Season Launch

7th April 2017

Vale Bernie Russell

R.I.P Bernie

6th April 2017

Bernards Buzz April Update

Latest Club and Event News its Game On !

4th April 2017

Airport Toyota Thankyou

Great community involvement by Club Sponsor Airport Toyota

30th March 2017

ONeil Electrical gets Onboard

Past player Danny Diesal ONeil joins the Club Sponsorship Group

24th March 2017

Bernards Buzz Club News

Snakepit is buzzing get all the key dates and events locked in !!

23rd March 2017

Stay on track with PhysioHealth

Gold Sponsor PhysioHealth is onboard again in 2017.

22nd March 2017

Tobin Brothers Celebrating Lives

Tobin Brothers continue their over 50 years of support

22nd March 2017

Vine Landscape Gardening

Welcome aboard to Hayden Carlands Vine Landscaping

21st March 2017

Rising Stars make TAC Lists

Six St BernardsFC players make TAC Cup Lists

17th March 2017

First Light Race into 2017

Gold Sponsor First Light Racing saddles up again in 2017

16th March 2017

Bernards Buzz - March Club Update

Update headlined by Sunday Practice Match vs FitzroyFC

15th March 2017

Oh what a Sponsor Airport Toyota

Airport Toyota continue their long term Sponsorship

14th March 2017

Foundation Dinner - Jude Bolton

April 21st Gala Dinner with Jude Bolton

10th March 2017

The Linc still going Strong

20 years supporting the Club

8th March 2017

Funeral details for Pat Wraight

Funeral Mass Thursday 9th

7th March 2017

Ginger Annie Delicious !

City meets the Suburbs in a taste explosion

3rd March 2017

Can a Kid Rock Roll ?

Simon Caven doing monster Charity Ride

2nd March 2017

Vale Pat Wraight

Vale Picca

1st March 2017

Rapido roll on in 2017

Rapido Cycles ride on Time

28th February 2017

Vale Elga Mannix

Vale Elga Mannix

28th February 2017

Football Academy Final Night

Monday Feb 27th final night for Football Academy

27th February 2017

In Focus and In Fashion Designer Eyes

Another top Sponsor continues on in 2017

24th February 2017

John Fawkner Hospital in 2017

JFH continues their long term sponsorship support

23rd February 2017

Good one Max

Maxs Corner Cafe at No 1 to 5 Leake Street Essendon

22nd February 2017

Grand Pacific Tours get Onboard

Welcome to new Silver Sponsor Grand Pacific Tours

17th February 2017

Bob Jane T-Marts Essendon Onboard

The best tyre business in the business is onboard in 2017

16th February 2017

Mick Overman joins VAFA Board

Congratulations to lifetime Clubman Mick Overman on his VAFA appointment

15th February 2017

Football Development - Ben Ronke

from AFL aspirations to just being your best, St BernardsFC development program gets results

14th February 2017

Bernards Buzz - Club Update

Keep up to date on the Club Calendar with the Bernards Buzz

13th February 2017

Youth Girls Footy NOW

Under 15 Girls Football Kick off

6th February 2017

Charity Ride - Vietnam

Club Members embarking on Overseas Charity Ride

6th February 2017

The Bernards Club - Get Onboard

Forming a new membership group THE BERNARDS CLUB

31st January 2017

Players must Register with VAFA

Every player must register each year with the VAFA

30th January 2017

The Academy - It's Back

ITS BACK !!!.....the Football Academy under Academy Director Rocky Iannello returns to the snakepit monday jan 30th.

26th January 2017

Player Subs 2017

Attention all Senior and Under 19 players. Player subs are now due for the 2017 season.

24th January 2017

Strathmore Community Branch on Board

For the 12th straight year Strathmore Community Branch step up

10th January 2017

2017 Draft Club Calendar

Fixture is set and the Club Calendar is taking shape

16th December 2016

Vale Greg Snowdon

Vale Greg Snowdon

8th December 2016

Mitch Hannan and Ben Ronke Drafted

St Bernards Players Drafted . Mitch Hannan Melb FC . Ben Ronke Swans

28th November 2016

Female Football

Seeking players for u/12 and u/15 Female Footy

23rd November 2016

Nelson Alexander Onboard in 2017

Nelsons back the club so put them first when you are talking property.

18th November 2016

AGM - Tuesday Dec 13th at 6.30pm

Notice of AGM - Tues Dec 13th 6.30pm

16th November 2016

Vale Caterina Iannazzo

The St.Bernard’s community is saddened by the passing of Caterina Iannazzo.

8th November 2016

Step into Summer

Step 1 : put the tv remote and form guide down . Step 2 : get off the winter couch. Step 3 : step into summer !!!

7th November 2016

Reunion Lunch - with John Anderson

Annual Re-Union luncheon for those who live in the southern and eastern suburbs. (Those that are north of the Yarra also welcome !).

6th November 2016

Worth doing, worth Dulux

Another great sponsor signs on again for 2017.

5th November 2016

Football Academy - Whats it all About

Our Journey Ahead... 10 week program starts: Friday November 18th 2016

21st October 2016

Reminder: Football Academy starts Nov 18th


18th October 2016

Bernards Preseason Buzz - Club News Update

Latest buzz around the club

12th October 2016

Oval Renovations

A short update on our biggest and most valuable logistical sporting asset, the Ovals.

5th October 2016

Best & Fairest - Senior Awards

All the Senior Team Awards, Milestones ,VAFA Rep Players, Best Clubman

26th September 2016

Best & Fairest - Under 19 Awards

All the Under 19 Awards Presented on Friday Night

26th September 2016

Blair Tyler Funeral Mass

Funeral Mass - Wednesday Sept 28th at 1pm

26th September 2016

Vale Blair Tyler

R.I.P Blair Tyler, son of Kevin & Mary part of a lifelong St Bernards Family

23rd September 2016

Football Academy 2016

Be a part of the highly successful St.Bernard’s Football Club initiative designed to provide a tailored training and football development program for young men.

20th September 2016

St Bernards VAFA B&F Voting

Ten St Bernards Players polled votes in the VAFA Woodrow Medal

15th September 2016

B&F Bookings Must close this Friday !!

Awards across 5 Teams, three course meal & premium beverages

14th September 2016

Welcome Ascot Group

New Football Academy Sponsor gets on board

9th September 2016

Get your Gala B&F Tickets Now !

Ticket and Table bookings are filling up fast so dont miss the last BIG Event of 2016 !!

8th September 2016

Senior Debutants & Heritage Numbers

2016 saw 13 players make their Senior Debuts

6th September 2016

Vale Raymond

The Club is very sad to report the passing of life long supporter, long time team manager and life member Raymond "Soapy" Vallence .

25th August 2016

Junior Players Scoop WRFL Awards

Six Juniors star in WRFL Awards

25th August 2016

Junior Club - League Awards

Six Juniors players in WRFL top five B&F Awards

10th August 2016

Thick & Thin - Mental Health Round

VAFA partnership to raise awareness about Mental Health.

10th August 2016

Congratulations Jeremy O'Sullivan

Congrats and a BIG well done to Jeremy O'Sullivan, (pictured on right) who plays in St Bernards FC Under 15As.

5th August 2016

Junior Finals - Sunday Aug 7th

Five Junior Teams in action this Sunday

3rd August 2016

Bernards Buzz - July 29 Update

Bernards is Buzzing, catch all the news in this quick Update

29th July 2016

Mark Riley to Coach in 2017

Mark Riley gives early commitment to Coach in 2017

29th July 2016

Junior Finals this Sunday - July 31st

Week 2 of Junior Finals and Four Team on deck.

27th July 2016

July 21st - "Bernards Buzz" Update

Bernards is Buzzing, the latest on this weeks "Snakepit Super Saturday"

21st July 2016

July 14th - Bernards Buzz - Update

Latest Club News & Events in the "Bernards Buzz"

14th July 2016

St Bernards Players in VAFA U/19 Rep Team

Four Bernards players selected in VAFA U/19 Rep Team vs Vic Country

8th July 2016

10,000 Good Reasons to join Legends Day

Sat Aug 20th Lock it in !! with Hogi12 in the Legends Game plus $10,000 Raffle

8th July 2016

Welcome : BSP Melbourne Pty Ltd

The club is delighted to welcome new Bronze Sponsor - BSP to the Club. Adam Calleja provided all the building permit and approval expertise for our about to be installed coaches boxes on oval one.

6th July 2016

Womens Network Lunch - Book Early !!

Womens Network Charity Lunch

4th July 2016

Bernards Buzz - July One Update

All the news, events and information

1st July 2016

Match Reports

Xavier at Xavier is always a tough road trip.

23rd June 2016

Vale Ina Mahoney

R.I.P Ina Mahoney

17th June 2016

Bernards Buzz - Club Update - June 2nd

As usual the club is buzzing with activity, read on and get involved !

2nd June 2016

Round 8 - Match Reports

Seniors down in a close one, Ressies get it done, Thirds met top Team

31st May 2016

Auskick is kicking On

Put your hand up if you like Auskick

30th May 2016

Chris Peart - VFL Debut

Midfield Premiership Player Debuts for Essendon VFL

27th May 2016

Late Rush Tix Comedy Nite & the Buzz

This Friday Comedy Nite - three acts + food = a joke at $50/head

26th May 2016

The Justin 'Joc O'Connor Perpetual Trophy'

A tribute to a loved former teammate at both St Bernards and St Kevins Football Clubs

26th May 2016

Mitch Hughes - VAFA Rising Star Nomination

Youngsters are stepping up this year at St BernardsFC

25th May 2016

Match Reports - Round 7

Seniors and Reserves continue their hard work, Thirds snatch a Win

25th May 2016

Bernards Buzz - Club Update

Club is Buzzing with Activity - dont miss any of the action !

20th May 2016

Round 6 - Match Reports

Round Six - What could have Been

17th May 2016

Thanks from AFL CEO

Volunteers Week- Gillon McLachlan says thanks

12th May 2016

Oh what a Nite !!

Womens Network sparkles Friday Night

12th May 2016

Round 5 - Match Reports - Senior Trifecta

Seniors teams rack up a home ground Trifecta

10th May 2016

Welcome to New Bronze sponsor - Real First Aid

Welcome to New Bronze sponsor RFA - specialises in tailoring simulation-training packages for a range of industries.

9th May 2016

Oh what a Ladies Nite !! -

This friday over $10,000 of prizes and giveways on offer !!

4th May 2016

ALOHA !! Four Tickets to Hawaii

Last chance for tickets in Blockbuster Hawaii Raffle !!

3rd May 2016

Triple Header at the Snakepit

Thirds,Ressies, Seniors in a big Triple Header

2nd May 2016

Bookings Open for Past Players Blockbuster !!

Past Players/1991 Reunion Lunch Sat June 4th

29th April 2016


Round Three - slow starts prove costly but thirds win a thriller.

26th April 2016

Glenroy Bakery Sponsorship

Glenroy Bakery Afternoon Teas

26th April 2016

The Wellness Festival

Looking for that early present for your Mum ?

21st April 2016

Round Two - Match Reports

Collegians prove to be a handful on a tough day.

19th April 2016

Simon Caven - VFL Debut

Kid Rock makes VFL Debut

15th April 2016

R.I.P Anne Wood

15th April 2016

A Grade on and of the Field

2016 Good Behaviour Campaign

14th April 2016

Round One Match Reports

Tough Round One vs Xavs

12th April 2016

Vale Shirley Burgin

11th April 2016

Gary McAllister Day - Player Welfare

Special Day to celebrate Gary and Mental Health Awareness

8th April 2016

Bernards Players in Vic Metro Squad

Xavier and Lachlan make Vic Metro

6th April 2016

Vale Paul McManus

R.I.P Paul McManus

1st April 2016

2016 Leadership Group

Tom Caven leads strengthened group.

30th March 2016

Moonee Valley Art Show

Friday April 15th Gala Opening 6.30pm to 11pm. Saturday 16th Viewing 10am to 5pm and sunday 17th viewing from 10am to 3pm.

29th March 2016

Bob Jane Essendon - "Super Sale"

Club Sponsor Butch Turville - Super Sale

17th March 2016

R.I.P Kath Overman

16th March 2016

Vale Anthony Doolan

R.I.P Anthony Doolan

16th March 2016


Legends Day - Sat April 16th, game at 4.45pm then function

15th March 2016

Max's Corner Cafe comes on board

The club is pleased to announce Max's Corner Cafe in Leake Street, as a new 2016 Bronze Sponsor.

14th March 2016

Six Bernards Players make Cannons Squads

6 Bernards Players named in Cannons Squads

9th March 2016

Sunday Practise Matches at Bomberland

Bernies v Fitzroy this Sunday at Bombers HQ Tullamarine

4th March 2016

Jason McCartney at Academy

The St Bernards Football Academy for 14 to 18yr olds, finishes its 6th big preseason this friday.

29th February 2016

Snakepit Kevin

This week AFL legend Kevin Sheedy was special guest coach at our football academy for 14 to 17yr olds.

29th February 2016

New Menu at Major Sponsor - Moonee Ponds Club

New Chef & New Menu at MPC

17th February 2016

Montara Wines - 20 Years Strong

Special thanks to Stapletons- Montara for 20yrs Support

16th February 2016

100 Senior Players for 3 Senior teams. Bring on Round 1

A brief snapshot of our playing list as we prepare for Round 1

14th February 2016


Comments from New Coach Mark Riley

11th February 2016

Young Bernard's Pup barks at the Doggies

In 2015 St Bernards U/9 player Daniel Gilham was selected as the Winner of the Western Bulldogs "AFL Heartland Award".

8th February 2016

Senior Players Register NOW !

Seniors Players Register NOW

1st February 2016

Vale Colin Joseph Reidy

29th January 2016

Player Welfare - Love Me Love You

Player Welfare is a high priority

29th January 2016

Vale Michael Villani

stbernardsfc committee & club friends : sad to report after a 6mth battle with cancer that Michael Villani aged 59 has passed away.

15th January 2016

Vale Veronica Evans

The head of the Evans family, Veronica Evans passed away last night one day before her 94th birthday.

10th January 2016

2016 Club Event Calendar

Using the new 2016 vafa fixture, the club has been able to release a first edition of the "Event Calendar".

24th December 2015

Yesterdays Heroes

Peter "Snake" Pearson visited some heros from yesteryear for a reunion bbq. Snake managed to steal the cup from John Raffles vice like grip and shared it with the old legends of the snakepit.

18th December 2015


Fixture is out for 2016, lock in Dates !

18th December 2015


2016 Committee Announced at AGM

16th December 2015

New Life Members

Three New Life Members

16th December 2015

Cold as Ice

Diamond Dogs continue their great work.

11th December 2015

Simon Caven Steps Up

Simon Caven steps up to VFL

4th December 2015

The Collegians of Old (S2)

Featuring Thomas Monaghan (College Ministry Captain) interviewing Francis Leach.

1st December 2015


AGM 7pm tues dec 15th

30th November 2015


30th November 2015


Kevin Sheedy and tigers star Brandon Ellis guest coaches

11th November 2015


This wednesday night, 7pm Moonee Ponds Club "Season Launch/Meet the Coach" All Welcome

9th November 2015

2015/16 Football Academy - Register Now

Go to EVENTS in the club Online Shop to register

5th November 2015


4th November 2015

Vale Loris Sullivan

The club is sad to report the passing of Loris Anne Sullivan(nee Nunan), mother and "nanna" to many past and present Bernards players and supporters.

29th October 2015

Mark Riley Appointed Senior Coach for Season 2016

Mark Riley, an outstanding AFL experienced Coach, will continue to focus on developing and improving the St Bernards playing list in Season 2016.

28th October 2015

The Collegians of Old (S2)

The Ladies Auxiliary

21st October 2015

Tour de Cup

Over the last three weeks the club has taken the Premiership Cup for a "Tour De Cup" , to visit and thank our major sponsors and partners.

15th October 2015

Shaun Clarke & Hughes O'Dea

Due to his wife being ill and having a new born at home, ruckman Shaun Clarke missed the club best and fairest celebrations.

8th October 2015

Bernards players make Calder Cannons

Congrats to all the boys who recently trialled at Cannons, and to the 7 players above that have been selected in squads.

7th October 2015

Seeking a SENIOR Coach for Season 2016

St Bernard’s OCFC is seeking a new senior coach to continue to build upon the exceptional work undertaken by the club in season 2015.

5th October 2015

Anthony Rock steps down as Senior Coach

The club announces today that Anthony Rock is stepping down as coach of St Bernard’s FC, to move to a new role as an assistant coach at an AFL club.

1st October 2015

Premiership best and fairest

The clubs third A grade flag in its 53yr history was celebrated in style last friday night.

1st October 2015

Eight minutes to glory

The club engaged old collegian Anthony Lastrina to durect and edit a short film of the clubs off field activities and to take a snapshot of the on field finals.

30th September 2015

Premiership caps a great year for the Caven brothers

What a year in football it has been for brothers Tom, Simon and Michael Caven.

25th September 2015


A third A Grade Premiership in a memorable Grand Final victory over a gallant Old Trinity

22nd September 2015

St. Bernard's wins third A-Grade flag

ST BERNARD’S claimed its first senior flag in 13 years on Sunday after defeating Old Trinity by eight points.

22nd September 2015

Vale John Gavin

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend, John Gavin.

19th September 2015

Adam Bentick wins dramatic VAFA Woodrow medal

In a glittering and what turned into a dramatic night at Crown Casino, Adam Bentick was one of the favourites for the VAFA Premier division best and fairest, the "Woodrow Medal".

18th September 2015

Players invited to U/14 Calder Cannons Day

As part of their program, the Calder Cannons hold an Annual u/14 Development Day in the september school holidays.

18th September 2015

The Big Dance

And so it comes down to this…..our A Grade senior side has made the Grand Final in the best competition in Victoria outside the AFL and VFL……what an effort!

16th September 2015

St. Bernard's take control and head to Grand Final

VAFA scribe, Andrew Leonard said in his preview of the Preliminary Final that Uni. Blues had his attention all year and, not surprisingly, he picked them to win by 17 points.

15th September 2015

St. Bernard's students free entry


15th September 2015

Vale Kathleen Hughes

‘Kathleen Mary Hughes passed away peacefully on Thursday 10th September 2015

14th September 2015

Behaviour at finals - Do the right thing

We ask all people at our club to take the time to read this very loud and clear message from the VAFA. Lets insure at our club that at all times, our behaviour is A Grade on and of the field. thankyou - The Committee.

10th September 2015

Congrats "Cooka" - 100 Senior Games

From our resident Games Played Recorder, Paul Garth (thx Garthy) Preliminary Final Milestone Game - St Bernards 100 senior Games Congratulations Nick Cooke

8th September 2015

Poor kicking proves very costly for St. Bernard's

When the final siren rang out on Sunday many of the St Bernard’s supporters sat in stunned silence and in disbelief that we had lost the game.

8th September 2015

10k Raffle Winners + Thankyou

The club recently held its last major fund raiser of the year the $10,000 Raffle.

5th September 2015

Vale Bridie McGuire

The St.Bernard’s community is saddened by the loss of Bridget ‘Bridie ‘McGuire after she passed away Monday morning at Arcadia in Essendon.

2nd September 2015

Semi Final + U19 GF + Club B&F - Lock them In

The VAFA have just announced finals venues, and our big 2nd Semi final clash with TrinityFC, is 2pm this sunday sept 6th at Highgate Reserve Craigeburn.

2nd September 2015

Rotary Dinner - Ian Crawford

Late tickets Available !! .....lets ur folks & grandparents know ....Special Multi-Rotary Club Event - tomorrow - Wednesday 2nd September

1st September 2015


First kick away in the second half for a strong win. Ressies bounce back to finish the season with a good win.

30th August 2015

Vale Helen O'Neil

The club is very sad to report the passing of Helen O'Neil after a battle with cancer.

27th August 2015

St Bernards FC wins Umpires award

The VAFA Umpires Association held their annual awards dinner on monday night.

26th August 2015

De La Show Bernard's A Clean Set of Heels

Firsts beaten well by a strong De La team. Ressies smashed in an insipid effort.

23rd August 2015

VAFA Media Statement Kew v Bulleen

Re: VAFA investigation into Abandonment of the Kew v Bulleen Templestowe match

21st August 2015

A Grade on and off the Field

Already this year in AFL there have been multiple instances of ugly racial and other vilification of players and umpires by spectators, and strong and decisive action has been taken against the culprits.

21st August 2015

Kevin Sheedy lunch

This Sunday at noon, major sponsor The Moonee Ponds Club has a very special sporting lunch on.

19th August 2015

Caven and Manunzio Milesstones

St Bernards Captain Tom Caven is set to play his 150th Senior game this week. Only 18 other players have achieved the milestone in St Bernards history, a huge effort for ‘The Rock’

18th August 2015

St. Bernard's back on top

St Bernard’s jumped out of the box in yesterday’s game against Old Scotch.

17th August 2015


10th August 2015

St Bernards FC - Multicultural Ambassador

Its Multicultural round this week in both the AFL and the VAFA . The club is delighted to announce that this years Multicultural Ambassador is Joe Pignataro.

7th August 2015

Justin 'Buckets' Evans Chalks Up 300 Games!

Congratulations to one of St Bernards favourite sons Justin ‘Buckets’ Evans who will saddle up for his 300th game this week at ‘the Snakepit’.

3rd August 2015


First do Gary McAllister proud and 3rds triumph over Xavs. Ressies rue a final quarter fade out.

3rd August 2015

1975 Reunion Photo Gallery

Photos from the 1975 Reunion Lunch

31st July 2015

Look good - Feel better

Last Saturday the Ladies Network staged their Annual Charity Lunch, with over 150 in attendance.

31st July 2015

Six Wins from Six, The Seniors Prevail in a tight contest

Collegians came to play, particularly the 1sts and 2nds, where Bernard's prevailed in 2 engrossing contests. The thirds moved one step closer to possible finals action

26th July 2015


On saturday the club held its annual past players lunch, with special guests this year the 1975 seniors and reserves A grade premiership teams.

24th July 2015

TAC Cup - Development Squads

Calder Cannons have released their two training squads, and good to see a number of bernards boys get a call up

24th July 2015


A tight win again against Uni Blues for the 1sts. Ressies smoked. Thirds keep finals hopes alive

20th July 2015

75 Year Anniversary Video Collegians of Old

Series 01 - C.Iannazzo

14th July 2015

More than just a Football Club

Football is at the core of the clubs activities and this year all teams are again performing well, but there is significantly more happening at the club, than what gets posted on the scoreboard at each match.

6th July 2015

Vale Margaret Monaghan

It is with great sadness that St Bernard's Old Collegians football club announce the passing of Margaret Monaghan.

5th July 2015

75 Year Anniversary Video Collegians of Old

Series 01 - M.Rose

2nd July 2015


A convincing 19 goal win was a great way to head into the double bye

28th June 2015

Funeral Notice for Joan Pearson

Funeral Mass of Mrs Joan Monica Pearson will be offered at St Michael’s Catholic Church.

27th June 2015

Welcome to WestWaters

The Club is delighted to welcome West Waters Hotel and Entertainment Centre in Caroline Springs, as a new club sponsor for the remainder of the 2015 season.

27th June 2015

Vale Joan Pearson

The St.Bernards community is saddened by the recent passing of Joan Pearson.

24th June 2015

Vale Marcus Creak

Sad news to report that St Bernards FC triple premiership player Marcus Creak (Warriors of '91, '92, and '96) died on the weekend.

23rd June 2015


Seniors win by a kick. Ressies lose by less than a kick. Thirds crush OMs

21st June 2015

Little Big Man

St Bernards FC's Joe Pignataro may be small in stature but he in very big in heart and passion.

20th June 2015

Big V Squad Members Everywhere

9 individual nominees for 3 Big V Squads is an excellent achievement

16th June 2015

9 Rounds in and the senior club is in good shape

The seniors easily account for Blacks, the Ressies win a thriller and the 3rds go down fighting

15th June 2015

Mid Season Update

The Committee felt a club update is timely, given this Saturday marks the halfway point in another exciting season at St Bernard’s FC.

11th June 2015

100 Games – Congratulations Jack Gay

Congrats to Jack Gay who plays his 100th game in round nine.

11th June 2015

Coaches MVP: Caven leads at Round 6

After six rounds in William Buck Premier, leading the way is St Bernard’s key defender Simon Caven.

4th June 2015

75 Year Anniversary Video Collegians of Old

Series 01 - M.Carey

2nd June 2015

Better than a Picasso

Anthony " Butch" Turville taking delivery of a fine framed st bernards fc jumper.

1st June 2015

Kid Rock and Cooka Celebrate 100 Games in Style

1sts win well against Scotch. Ressies outplayed by a quality Scotch outfit. Thirds power home in an impressive win.

31st May 2015

Junior Club Sponsors Day


28th May 2015

Cookey and ‘the Kid’ Chalk Up the ton!

100 games milestone for Nick Cooke and Simon Caven this weekend, round 8 season 2015

24th May 2015

Round 7 Wrap

Eight goal 2nd quarter seals it for the 1sts and a 4 goal last quarter claims a last gasp win for the ressies; whilst the 3rds fought hard all day

24th May 2015

Sneaky's 100th Game

Congratulations to St Bernard’s Jake ‘Sneaky’ Forder on his 100th game for the club.

22nd May 2015

75 Year Anniversary Video Collegians of Old

Series 01 - M.Perrett

22nd May 2015

75 Year Anniversary Video Collegians of Old

Series 01 - M.Lloyd

21st May 2015

75 Year Anniversary Video Collegians of Old

Series 01 - M.Tobin

20th May 2015

Russian Invasion

The player devlopment program which drives our "Development Escalator" ,continues to work at the Snakepit on monday nites.

20th May 2015

A Bomber at Bernard's

Auskick Central : St Bernards FC Auskick was buzzing on saturday with over 130 little champs and their families having fun.

19th May 2015

Footy and Dancing at Bernies

St Bernards FC Auskick program is run by Damien Bellino and a group of dedicated coaches (thanks all) including former afl stars.

19th May 2015

3 Losses from 3 against Collegians

Collegians took the spoils in all 3 games on Saturday. Deservedly so.

17th May 2015

Ladies sparkle at David Jones Highpoint Fashion

Saturday's Ladies Network Event was again the highlight of the Club's luncheon calendar.

15th May 2015

Like Father Like Son

Good to see St BernardsFC people appearing in positive community press articles.

14th May 2015

St Bernards defeat a Spirited De La Salle

3 from 3 wins, the closest and toughest test the Senior game, with a tight contest decided late in the piece

10th May 2015

Ladies Lunch

StBernards FC and their historically tough Snakepit, is being transformed this saturday into the "Fashion Pit"

8th May 2015

Wheels go round again

Former Old Paradian back pocket enforcer, former St Bernards junior coach, senior runner, 10yr head of Senior Training Services, former committee member and Best Clubman award winner, Ian Wheeler is going round again.

8th May 2015

Round 4 Senior Wrap

3 from 3 a great result against a talented opponent, Uni Blues

4th May 2015

Player Welfare Group

The Club is keenly aware that young men playing at the club face many pressures in their busy lives. Family, study, work, relationships and football commitments, can individually and combined be very demanding to balance and manage successfully.

1st May 2015

St Bernards Seniors Out Slog Beaumaris

All three senior teams won hard fought, tight contests against Beaumaris on the weekend on a FANTASTIC new playing surface

27th April 2015

Keilor East RSL - Veterans Challenge Up


24th April 2015

Vale Bernard Spain

The club is sad to report that old collegian and former Committeman Bernard "Bernie" Spain has passed away.

21st April 2015

Round 2 WRAP - 18 April 2015

Bernards Seniors, 19 Prem were winners on Saturday against quality opponents

19th April 2015

Round Two Venues

Six big games with 5 teams playing traditional rival Old Xavs

17th April 2015

Round one venues

Six big games and with only one game at home we encourage all supporters to hit the road saturday and back the boys.

9th April 2015


Bernards Tom Caven,Adam Bentick and Tom Sullivan helped the VAFA rep team come from two goals down to pip Northern League by four points in a nail biter at princess park.

1st April 2015

Practise Match's - March 28 & 29th

The final hitout before Easter Break and Round One, and three of our teams face Uni Blues who are fresh from a 2014 Premiership.

26th March 2015

Vale Kathleen Mary Comerford

Words for cummos’s Mum

23rd March 2015

Bernards FC vs Bombers VFL

In a first for the club St Bernardsfc played a practise match on thursday night vs Essendon VFL.

20th March 2015

Diamond Dogs Launch

The clubs coterie group the "Diamond Dogs" is entering its fifth year/season. This Vinnie McGuire chaired group of 40 local businessmen, provide valuable support to the club.

19th March 2015

Essendon VFL v BernardsFC

The club is into full swing with 6 practise matches on this week, highlighted by our seniors game against Essendon VFL at the Bombers Tullamarine training centre.

19th March 2015

U19's Marathon

The Football Academy is finished for another year. Almost 100 players aged 14 to 18 went through this excellent program, and they now return to team based training.

18th March 2015

Business breakfast March 25th

The Old Collegians Association holds regular high quality business events, including an excellent networking opportunity at their Business Breakfast.

13th March 2015

Leadership group announced

Senior Leadership Group - As announced by Senior Coach Anthony Rock to the playing group last night.

10th March 2015

Special Bob Jane Offer

Club Sponsor Butch Turville at Bob Jane T Mart Essendon has a special march offer, if you seeing Butch tell him you are from stbernardsfc.

5th March 2015

A great rival passes

Many at the club in the 70's & 80's will recall the great rivalry between North Old Boys and St Bernards.

5th March 2015

Football club study

Community football clubs are about more than just football.

3rd March 2015

The Linc gets on board again

The Club is delighted to announce that the Lincolnshire Arms Hotel is extending its over 10yr relationship, by getting on board again as a "Gold Sponsor" for the 2015 season.

28th February 2015

Club Event Calendar

The Club is delighted to release its 2015 event calendar. The year is jam packed with big games, events and functions.

28th February 2015


The club is pleased to announce that Essendon Hair Stylists - Nth Essendon have increased their commitment to StBernardsfc in 2015,stepping up from Bronze to Silver Sponsorship.

28th February 2015

Player registration - Do it!


18th February 2015

Hard yards

Every year the VAFA competition improves and the technical advances seen at AFL level, filter down into lower levels.

18th February 2015

Keeping Maree

Old Collegian/Past Player Mike Leddin lost his mother Maree to breast cancer just a few short years ago.

18th February 2015

Designer Eyes and St. Bernard's FC

Thankyou Sam & team !. The football club only operates with the support of our valuable & community minded club sponsors.

13th February 2015

Snakepit comes to life

Monday kicked off the resumption of preseason training.

7th February 2015

Physiohealth - Will get you back on track

Physiohealth sponsor the club and provide first class assesment and treatment to our playing group.

7th February 2015

Vale Collis Madden

Vale Collis Madden

27th January 2015

Vale Sonia Taylor

St Bernards Community were sad to hear recently the passing of supporter and friend the Club in Sonia Taylor after a battle with cancer.

19th January 2015

Platinum Sponsor and Community Partner

The club is delighted to kick off 2015 with the welcome news that "Strathmore Community Branch - Bendigo Bank" is extending its long term sponsorship agreement as "Platinum Sponsor & Community Partner".

15th January 2015

Attention Golfers

You are invited to join the Rotary Clubs of Brimbank Central and Keilor East to become a player and/or sponsor for their 2015 Charity Golf Day.

22nd December 2014

MKS Harris gets on board

St Bernard’s Football Club is delighted to announce a new Gold Sponsor for the 2015 season.

18th December 2014

Christmas BBQ Monday 15th

Monday Nite Snakepit Forecast = cloudy with a chance of burgers !

15th December 2014

Purrrfect Christmas present

In the spirit of christmas Club Sponsor & head trainer Ian Wheeler has the answer for the "purrrfect christmas present".

11th December 2014

Climbing the Ladder

Expanding social media channels = better communication for the club + better marketing for sponsors = ‪#‎winwin‬.

11th December 2014

Diamond Dogs Coterie Group

The clubs coterie group the "Diamond Dogs" is entering its fourth year/season. This Vinnie McGuire chaired group of 40 local businessmen, provide valuable support to the club.

9th December 2014

A new flag at the snakepit

This week the VAFA held their AGM, which was followed by their presentation dinner.

2nd December 2014

Xmas Bike Sale

Everyone would like a new Bike for Xmas.

2nd December 2014

Old boys still kicking goals

Former club player/old collegian/current sponsor Tony Hannebery along with club patron/past player/past president Michael Perrett, have a southern suburbs chapter of the old collegians up and running.

1st December 2014

The Force is With Us

Old Collegian and past player Tim Tickner is one of the principals at "Future Force" Training and Recruitment.

1st December 2014


The club held its 52nd AGM last week where administration,team reports and financials for the 2014 year were presented to members.

25th November 2014


The Committee of the St. Bernards OCFC would like to update our members, sponsors and supporters regarding coaching appointments across our 6 teams for season 2014/15

24th November 2014

Academy hits the ground running

A big WELL DONE to the over 75 players (u/16 to u/19) that got to football academy first nite on monday.

18th November 2014

Football with a difference

The VAFA can only function if it has enough umpries to do so. Wether you are an under 19 that has decided not to continue playing, or a player at the end of a long career that would like to stay active.

18th November 2014

Big V Wins

Bernards players feature in VAFA International Rules Win.

18th November 2014


St Bernards Football Club - Notice of 52nd Annual General Meeting Thursday November 20th - 7.15pm St Bernards College Pavilion

28th October 2014

Database Prizes Drawn

Everyone who kindly participated in our database upgrade this year went into the draw for some great prizes.

20th October 2014

Football Academy 2014/2015


14th October 2014

Best and Fairest Night Photos

Photos from the best and fairest night

14th October 2014

Moonee Ponds Club - Montara Wines Nite Out

Its on again, live music with top cover band "Better Late Than Never" + wine tasting of Montara's finest vintages + gourmet dinner from Moonee Ponds Club Bistro.

10th October 2014

Tom Sullivan wins back to back B&F

At the Club's Presentation Evening over 200 players, members, supporters, families and sponsors gathered to celebrate the Club's 51st Presentation Night.

29th September 2014

2014 Spring Racing Lunch

the 500 Supporters club works alongside St Bernards College and the Edmund Rice Foundation to raise vital funds for the Reuben Educational and Medical Centre in Africa.

24th September 2014


The response to this fridays B&F at Rosyln Court has been outstanding and we have sold out at 218 attendee's.

24th September 2014

St Bernard’s Reign Supreme in 19 Premier Grand Final

A premiership display by the top U19 Premier team in season 2014. Well deserved to all involved.

15th September 2014

Bernards fall to Lions

19s flag a ray of light in otherwise gloomy weekend, Seniors Season Ended By Lions, Ressies Poor Start Proves Costly, Blacks too Strong For Thirds, U19 Premier Take The Cup from Skevs, U19 North Beaten By Hot Hoers, and U18 Colts Find Mazenod Too Strong!

15th September 2014

Finals venues

All six teams going deep into finals = three under 19 grand finals + three senior team preliminary finals.

10th September 2014

Bernards out muscled by blacks

Seniors Out Muscled By Blacks, Ressies Swamped By Xavs, Thirds On Song Over Blues, U19 Premier Bounce Back against Xavs, U19 North Defeat Suns, and U18 Colts Topple Westbourne

9th September 2014

Unders Teams Achieve a Phenomenal GF Hit Rate

3 "unders" teams from 3 have made their respective Grand Finals this weekend. A remarkable achievement

8th September 2014

Strong showing in club championship

The VAFA run a "Club Championship" competition where points are awarded to seniors, reserves,thirds and under 19's to determine the strongest overall club of the 72 that compete in the VAFA.

3rd September 2014

Tom Overman chalks up 100th senior game

Tom Overman will become the 65th player in St Bernards history to play 100 Senior games in this weeks second semi against Uni Blacks.

3rd September 2014

Accelerate Sports Business Event Invitation

Anthony Rocks - " Accelerate Developing People Through Sport"

2nd September 2014

Finals Venues Announced

Elsternwick park, Northcote park (Bill Lawry Oval), Ted Ajani Reserve - the places to be this weekend

1st September 2014

Weekend Wrap August 30

Expect up to a dozen changes this week in each of our 1sts, 2nds and 3rds teams as undermanned teams all lost on Saturday. U19 Prems down to St Kevs, U19 North Lose to Ivanhoe and U18 Colts Beaten By Mazenod

1st September 2014

$500 of prizes up for grabs

This communication is to offer all participants a chance to WIN a FREE PRIZE.

29th August 2014

SBOCJFC Presentation Day

Sunday 14th of September 2014 SBC Club Pavilion

29th August 2014

Finals Time for U19s

Under 19 Program : due to some expert planning, player development, coaching and focussed and hard work by the players, all three under 19 teams have secured the double chance for this years finals

27th August 2014

Football Development and Fundraising

On Saturday the club held its "Graduation Lunch" with guest speaker Justin Madden entertaining the crowd.

27th August 2014

Weekend Wrap August 23

Seniors last quarter seals win, Ressies dominate De La, Thirds outlast Scotch, undermanned U19 Prem battle well against Xavs, U19 North in a thriller and U18 Colts beaten by Westbourne

24th August 2014

"A Grade" on and off the Field - Setting Behavioural Standards

Football clubs provide a valuable social and sporting environment for community members.

19th August 2014

Weekend Wrap Sat August 16

Seniors Outgunned By Cardinals, Ressies Storm Home, Thirds Devoured By Lions, U19 Prems Easily, U19 North Enjoy Big Win Colts too Strong For Bulldogs

18th August 2014

Shades of 2003 at the Pit

Time flies and footy (especially VAFA footy) is often cyclical.

16th August 2014

Weekend Wrap Seniors Round 15

Seniors cement double chance, Ressies Pipped on post, Thirds drop a close one, U19 Prems demolish OM’s, U19 North snatch a great win, U18s too strong for Blues.

11th August 2014



9th August 2014

Brenton 'George' Garth chalks up 200

In St Bernard’s history, only 19 players have managed to play 200 VAFA games with 100 at the senior level.

6th August 2014

Prizes up for grabs


6th August 2014

TV Coverage at Bernardsfc

A strong season continues this saturday with four big games on the two ovals.

6th August 2014

Colts Win Again

Colts take the points against UHS/VU

4th August 2014

Weekend Wrap Saturday August 2nd

Seniors hold off hungry Sharks, Ressies Secure top spot, Thirds come from behind over OM’s, 3 unders teams win well. All in all it was a "Good Weekend at Bernies’

4th August 2014

Gary McAllister Shield

Some 220 people attended this sell out lunch, where St Bernards play Xavier each year for the Gary McAllister Shield, which fell on the VAFA's Mens Health Round

31st July 2014

Weekend wrap

Seniors fade against desperate Xavs, Ressies brutal third term secures big win, Thirds outplayed by Blacks.

28th July 2014

Bad luck for Zac

Unfortunately Isaac Madden incurred a knee injury on Saturday against St Bedes.

28th July 2014

Hogwarts comes to Bernards

Congrats to all involved in the junior club for a super end of season dinner.

23rd July 2014

Colts get the points

The Colts travelled out to Old Parade on the weekend for Round 13

23rd July 2014

Weekend Wrap Seniors Round 12

All six sides sang the song in another good weekend for the club

20th July 2014

Alex Singleton to chalk up 150th VAFA game

Popular midfielder Alex Singleton will line up for his 150th VAFA game this Saturday against Old Xavs

20th July 2014

Many Cultures, One Game

Jessie Manunzio and Andrew Gurrisi are 2014 Joint Cultural Ambassadors

18th July 2014

Little Footy Tackers

Senior coach Anthony Rock invites you to reserve your place NOW in school term 3 at Action Indoor Sports for your 3 to 9 year old

16th July 2014


Celebrating the outstanding contribution Gary made over 3 decades at Bernards and in 20 years teaching at Xavier College

9th July 2014

Bernards Too Strong for Trinity

Seniors and Ressies record strong wins over Trinity. 3rds go down to Xavs.

6th July 2014

Two Anthonys Are Better Than One

Anthony Butch Turville and Anthony Kotsopoulos - Bob Jane T-Mart, 981 Mt Alexander Road

3rd July 2014

Zoom Zoom Zoom with Airport Toyota

Another happy club member fitted out with a new pre-loved car from Airport Toyota

2nd July 2014

Football Club hosts SBC First XVIII B&F

Karl Brown receives his B&F trophy for the 2014 First XVIII Season

26th June 2014

Bernards win a vital clash against Old Scotch

Three excellent wins by the 3 senior teams maintains strong momentum at the half way mark of the season

23rd June 2014

Senior Teams wrap up round 8

1sts win, 2nds lose their first game of 2014, thirds win again

16th June 2014


Legends Day Major Raffle prize is 2 return tickets to Las Vegas. ONLY 100 $100 raffle tickets

13th June 2014

First Light Racing Lunch - Saturday June 21st


11th June 2014


Contact Gerard Mahoney if you would like to attend

6th June 2014

Caven and Overman don the Big V

Tom Caven and Tom Overman - selected in the VAFA senior State team

6th June 2014


Saturday June 14 - All past players welcome

5th June 2014


Congratulations to Tom Russell and Simon Caven.

5th June 2014

De La Salle Turn Up to Play and Take Home the Chocolates

We traveled to Waverley Oval to take on De La Salle at their home ground.

2nd June 2014

Tom 'the Rock' Caven Chalks up 150

St Bernards senior captain Tom Caven will line up for his 150th VAFA game against De La Salle in round seven (26 under 19 games, 124 seniors).

30th May 2014

Weekly Photo Gallery Round 6

VAFA: New top dogs St Bernard's topple reigning premier Old Xaverians

29th May 2014

Snowdogs Cricket Club appoint captain

SBOCCC can happily announce the appointment of Steven Oates to the role of Captain Coach for the 2014/15 season.

29th May 2014

Team EHS are ready to style you for the Ball

Essendon Hair Stylists (EHS) at the Nth Essendon roundabout, have kindly come onboard as a sponsor this year.

28th May 2014

Weekend Wrap Round 6

You could have named your own odds on last years Grand Finalists sitting on the bottom of the ladder.

27th May 2014

Photo Gallery - Bombers visit Bernards

As part of the AFL and Essendons Community engagement Program, senior bombers players are visiting local clubs.

26th May 2014

Physio Health - Tip of the month

From our gold sponsor expert physio David Micalief and team: very timely for those past legends dusting of the boots for the upcoming Legends Game on july 12th.

24th May 2014

Dane Evans Conquers Great Wall Marathon

In a herculean effort, former Bernards half back Dane Evans was the first Australian over the line at last weekends Great Wall of China marathon.

21st May 2014

Photo Gallery Round 5 featuring Iggy

Was definately a fun day for all on and off the field at the Snakepit, as we celebrated 20yr Anniversary of the Under 10s and held our 100 strong "Junior Sponsors Lunch".

21st May 2014

Weekend Wrap Round 5

Often its the games that you are expected to win that prove most difficult.

18th May 2014

Sponsors update and thankyou

Good Afternoon to all our Club Sponsors. We trust you and your organisations and business' are having a good year.

16th May 2014

Saturday Photo Gallery and Open Invitation

St Bernards onfield performances are starting to catch the eye of the local press and their photographers.

13th May 2014

Cal Potter in title fight

We've given up on convincing Pottsy he should be back down 'the pit' taking speccies.

13th May 2014

Weekend Wrap Round 4

Womans Round and it proved to be a Good Weekend At Bernies with all three senior sides overcoming tough opposition to win.

12th May 2014

Junior Club Under 10s Anniversary Lunch

Saturday May17th - 20th Anniversary Lunch for the clubs first u/10s.

9th May 2014

Mothers and Ladies Lunch Logistics

This is the hottest ticket in town right now with the event a sellout, so please review the following to be up to date.

8th May 2014

Bernards tame Lions

The game started in sunshine but it wasn’t long before some wet and windy weather swept across Harry Trott oval making conditions a little more difficult for marking forwards.

4th May 2014

Essendon Hairstylists a cut above the rest

The club welcomes Milton, Tony, Emma and the team at EHS as new 2014 Bronze sponsors.

4th May 2014

Peter DeLuca Golden Dooks Award

Lifelong St Bernards supporter, the very colourful and friendly Peter "Dooks" DeLuca, sadly is no longer with us.

2nd May 2014

Round 3 Squads 2nds and 3rds

Round 3 squads for 2nds and 3rds

1st May 2014

Unders Fall Short

Saturday saw us meet Beaumaris who like us were previously undefeated coming into round 3.

30th April 2014

Beauty on Rose Mothers Day special

Beauty on Rose has been a valued sponsor now for two years, in particular working with and supporting the "St Bernards FC- Ladies Network".

30th April 2014

Bernards Take 10th Anzac Challenge

Still smarting over the close loss to Trinity in round one, St Bernards opened their account with a strong win over Old Brighton in the Anzac Challenge Match at ‘the pit’ on Saturday.

29th April 2014

Tobin Brothers 80 year partnership

It is the clubs pleasure to welcome on board Tobin Brothers as a Silver Club Sponsor.

15th April 2014

Bernards pipped on the siren

After all the tributes to retiring VAFA legend Andrew (Rambo) Ramsden Trinity were looking to bounce out of the blocks on their home turf.

14th April 2014

Michael Angel and Bev Join 100 Club

Michael Angel plays his 100th VAFA game in round one.

14th April 2014

Nelson Alexander SBOCFC Season Launch

Last thursday night showed the club is up and about.

12th April 2014

Round 1 Squads – Season 2014

Squads for the three senior teams for round 1

11th April 2014

Club Team Structure - Season 2014

The Senior Club decided some months ago, like a large number of other VAFA clubs, that we would not have a Club 18 team in 2014.

3rd April 2014

Bentick and Caven play key roles in VAFA win

Adam Bentick as skipper and midfield force and Tom Caven living up to his nickname "Rock" in the backline, were key contributors in the VAFA's big runaway 46pt win over the powerful Eastern League.

31st March 2014

Adam Bentick to lead the Big V

Congratulations to club vice captain Adam Bentick on being named skipper of the VAFA's big V rep team.

28th March 2014

March 29 Practice Game Squads

Senior Squads for March 29 Practice Games

27th March 2014

Diamond Dogs enter their fourth year

The "Diamond Dogs" Coterie Group chaired by the very focussed Vinnie McGuire held their season launch last night at Eureka Tower.

27th March 2014

Vale Maureen Hogan

The club is sad to advise that on wednesday night, Maureen Hogan passed away just a few days shy of her 91st birthday.

27th March 2014

Coaches Accelerate your development

Senior Coach Anthony Rock has unique & engaging new coaches courses available thru

26th March 2014

Dogs vs Cats in the countryside

Seniors : faced a strong and determined Mooroopna Cats on a good country oval at Undera.

26th March 2014

March 29 Practice Game Schedule

Updated times and venues for all teams for March 29 Praccies

24th March 2014

Saturday Practice Matches - week 2

3 teams made the road trip to Undera, in country Victoria and a team travelled to Mazenod

24th March 2014

Vale Margaret Carey

The St Bernard's community mourns the passing of College 'Legend' Margaret Carey who passed away earlier this week.

21st March 2014

Helping you kick your financial goals

One of the long term sponsorships the club is delighted to acknowledge is the ongoing Gold Sponsor support from Hughes O'Dea Corredig.

19th March 2014

Country roads took us to Daylesford

First Praccy was a good hitout vs Uni Blacks at Daylesford, well done to Craig for finding an available ground as multiple clubs had to cancel games this weekend.

18th March 2014

Premier Office National gets on board

The Club is very pleased to announce that supporter, old collegian & Diamond Dog coterie member Richard Bell's "Premier Office National" is getting onboard as a Silver Sponsor.

17th March 2014

2014 Playing List Update AND Still seeking an U19 North Coach

St. Bernard’s FC is pleased to provide an update for the benefit of club members, supporters and sponsors.

16th March 2014

2014 Leadership Group

At training Tuesday night Senior Coach Anthony Rock announced the 2014 Leadership Group.

12th March 2014

Vale Beryl Riley

Sincere condolences to the Riley Family on the very sad news that Beryl Riley, who after a major heart attack last week, passed away peacefully on Monday morning.

11th March 2014

Airport Toyota Golf Day a Big Hit

A memorable golf day was enjoyed by some 50 allround sportsmen on saturday, at a very well maintained and helpful Tullamarine golf course.

6th March 2014

Bright lights, big city and a Grand Mercure place to relax

The club is very happy to announce new Silver Sponsor "The Swanston Hotel - Grand Mercure " as our priority accomodation provider in the CBD.

3rd March 2014

Bernards boys make Cannons squad

Bernards Boys make Calder Cannons Squad: Congratulations to Jed Carey,Marcus Deleur & Josh Wallis on making the 55 player u/18 Cannons Squad.

28th February 2014

First Light Racing at The Snake Pit

St Bernards FC is pleased to announce a new Gold Sponsor in First Light Racing has galloped into the Snake Pit.

26th February 2014

Classy, Fashionable & Focussed, that is Designer Eyes

St Bernard's FC is very pleased to announce that a locally owned and operated business, that has been providing first class sales and service for many years has joined the club.

20th February 2014

Perrett refuses to declare

Michael Perrett, St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club's Patron, won't have much time to think about his beloved St Bernards over the next month.

19th February 2014

Diamond dogs hard yakka training camp

Senior Training Camp was held at Anglesea on the weekend.

18th February 2014

Launch of Accelerate coach education program

Today Australia's newest and most innovative coach education program was launched, by Accelerate Coaching Australia and the AFL Coaches Association at Visy Park in Melbourne.

13th February 2014

John Fawkner Private Hospital & Bernards

Special thanks to John Fawkner Private Hospital , part of the Healthscope Group, who are again our Platinum Health Partner in 2014.

12th February 2014

Get back on track with PhysioHealth

The club is delighted to announce that longtime service provider PhysioHealth is a Gold Sponsor of St Bernards FC for 2014. Our club

5th February 2014

St Bernard’s OCFC - Thirds Co-Coach Wanted – Development Focus

St. Bernard’s OCFC is seeking an enthusiastic 3rds football co-coach who has a passion for teaching and developing young men.

1st February 2014

Moonee Ponds Club signs again

The important and much appreciated major sponsorship by the Moonee Ponds Club (formerly Nth Suburban Club), is the football clubs longest running partnership.

31st January 2014

Training resumes Feb 3 and Anglesea Camp Feb 15

We hope everyone had a good,safe and enjoyable new year break. Many players are regularly visiting the club gym and following the summer training program as per earlier website story.

22nd January 2014

Bec and Libba tie the knot

After a long romance 2009 Senior Best and Fairest Chris Liberatore and our gun physio Rebecca Wade were married at St Therese’s last weekend followed by a big bash reception on the Yarra.

22nd January 2014

SBJFC Junior Update

Congratulations to the following office bearers who will be a part of the 2014 SBOCFC Junior Committee.

17th January 2014

Vale Marie Looker

The St. Bernards community is saddened to learn of the recent passing of Club life member Marie Looker.

29th December 2013

Preseason: Warm on the track

Anthony Rock lead coaching staff have been putting the players through a very solid and structred program, with the hard yards now to be a good base for the 2014 season.

23rd December 2013

The perfect gift for Christmas

The club is delighted to answer that age old questions... what special gift can i give this christmas ?

14th December 2013

Christmas BBQ

Best wishes for the festive season. Wednesday Dec 18th, drinks from 5pm & food from 6pm.

14th December 2013

Sponsorship Drive - Support your club

Company sponsorship of the club is a great way to assist a volunteer driven organisation, and be a part of a growing club and thriving community.

4th December 2013

Vale James Baker

James Baker Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 26th November after a 3 year long battle with stomach cancer.

28th November 2013

Club Patron

The football club is proud to announce the creation of a new role, that of CLUB PATRON.

26th November 2013

Training starts November 18th

Time to hit the ground running and build a solid base for a strong 2014.

14th November 2013


The Club AGM was held at The Pavillion at 7.00 pm, October 29, 2013

30th October 2013


24th October 2013

Simon Atkins – Appointed as Development Coach

Simon to focus on developing our players and coaches

23rd October 2013

Meet the Coach 2014 Season Launch

Thursday 24th October - 7pm Moonee Ponds Club, 622 Mt. Alexander Road

21st October 2013

Football Academy Registrations Open


17th October 2013

Anthony Rock Appointed as Senior Coach

Season launch to meet Anthony at Moonee Ponds Club, 7.00 pm, Thursday October 24

15th October 2013

Notice of Annual General Meeting

AGM, Tuesday October 29th. St Bernard's Pavillion

14th October 2013

Three Bernards boys in marathon

Gerry Christie is running in the Melbourne Marathon on Oct 13, he hopes to raise some cash for charity and would appreciate any assistance from the Bernards faithful.

4th October 2013

Irish gets the job done in Afghanistan

Great to hear from Michael ‘Irish’ O’Dea who is currently serving at the Multi National Base Tarin Kowt located in the Uruzgan province in Southern Afghanistan.

24th September 2013

Tom Sullivan Takes B&F

Tom Sullivan was named St Bernards senior Best and Fairest winner at the clubs presentation day on Sunday.

24th September 2013

AB finishes 6th in Woodrow

Adam Bentick was St Bernards highest vote getter in the 2013 Woodrow Medal for the VAFA Premier Division & Fairest. Adam finished 6th with 14 votes.

19th September 2013

Bernards Chris Kuenan in WAFL GF

Former St Bernards star Chris Keunen will line up for West Perth at Patterson Stadium in next weeks WAFL Grand Final.

13th September 2013

Bernards feature strongly in VAFA teams

While its always about club & team first, its great to see a large number of players honoured with selection in the various VAFA teams of the year.

4th September 2013

Jordan Schroder win VFL Liston Trophy

IN a thrilling finale to the J.J. Liston Trophy vote count, three players tied for the Peter Jackson VFL’s highest individual honor.

4th September 2013

Finals behaviour memo

It was a tremendous start to our 2013 finals series with already four clubs promoted.

3rd September 2013

Wil takes the prize

The 10k draw was run and won on Sunday with Michelle Denahy, Bernie Comerford and Wil Kingston the last three standing.

3rd September 2013

Bizarre end to Bernards Blues battle

Talk about bizarre finishes .. St Bernards led by over five goals at half time and looked by far the dominant side.

2nd September 2013

Bernards boy Jude Bolton retires

Congratulations Jude on a magnificent career and two flags (so far) with the Swans.

26th August 2013

Saturday Final Home Game


26th August 2013

Not so good weekend at Bernies

With all sides except the 18s losing in wasn’t a good weekend for St Bernards however there were some positives.

26th August 2013

Montara Winery stars again

The Stapleton family wine co Montara is a generous long term sponsor of the the football club.

24th August 2013

Thirds and Warriors Sides

Thirds and Warriors sides this weekend.

24th August 2013

Hordes storm into grand final

The paid up & proud ‘Hughes O’Dea Corredig’ Warriors travelled to Elsternwick park to take on Prahran-Assumption for a spot in the 2013 clubbies Grand Final.

20th August 2013

Bernards topple blacks at headquarters

St Bernards wore black arms to mark the anniversary of the tragic passing of ‘our Harry’ Overman and it was a proud Tom Overman (pictured) that led the side off the ground after a gritty hard fought win.

20th August 2013

Round 17 Unders Action - 3 wins from 3.

19th August 2013

Congratulations Adam Bentick - 2013 VAFA tour to Ireland

19th August 2013

Thirds and Warriors sides

Sides for this weekend.

16th August 2013

Uni Blacks game move to Elsternwick Park

Due to the Uni oval being in an unfit state for play, saturdays reserves & seniors games have been moved to VAFA's Elsternwick Park in Glenhuntly Road.

16th August 2013

Hordes take first semi over De La

Miracle Mel Beyer’s Warriors hit VAFA headquarters on Sunday like a whirlwind and came away with a big first semi final win over De La Salle.

13th August 2013

Bernards fade against Tigers

St Bernards blew an opportunity to consolidate its position in Premier section with a lacklustre second half against St Bedes Mentone at ‘the Pit’ on Saturday.

13th August 2013

3rds and Warriors Round 15

Thirds and warriors sides

9th August 2013

2013 Football Club Update

On field we have under 18 & 19 teams in the finals mix, warriors in a semi final & senior teams fighting hard for valuable ladder positions.

9th August 2013

Ben Hogan Chalks Up Amazing 300 Games!

There has never been a more popular player at ‘the Pit’ than the number 12 who led the Warriors out in his 300th game for the club against Old Xavs at Punt Road on Sunday.

6th August 2013

3 “Unders Teams” play on Premier BYE weekend

With the 3 senior teams having a bye on Saturday, and Mel’s Warriors facing the Crocs on SUNDAY in Hogi’s 300th game, Saturday was a day for the senior teams three “unders” teams to take centre stage.

4th August 2013

Bernards miss opportunity

Coming off three wins in a row St Bernards were confident of upsetting Old Xavs and avenging their narrow loss from round seven.

29th July 2013

Paul 'Dutchy' Holland clocks up 200

Congrats to Dutchy Holland who plays his 200th game for the club against Old Xavs this week.

24th July 2013

Bernards out slog Cardinals

On a wet and slippery track it’s always going to be about who keeps their feet and who creates the most chances.

22nd July 2013

Thirds Squad this week

Thirds team - taking on uni Blacks at HOME, 11.40 am game, 10.40 am arrival.

19th July 2013

"A Grade" on and off the Field

Football clubs provide a valuable social and sporting environment for community members.

18th July 2013

Bernards clean sweep Carey, Unders get it done

After St Bernards thrilling upset win over reigning Premiers Collegians, the Senior side made it two in a row with a commanding 69 point win over Old Carey.

15th July 2013

Last chance to get tickets

60 former St Bernard’s students have laced up the boots for an AFL club (or two or three) and the St Bernard's College Foundation is celebrating this outstanding achievement by naming the College's AFL Team of the Century.

14th July 2013

Multicultural Round

MULTICULTURAL ROUND – Many Cultures, one game

11th July 2013

Legends rock the Snakepit

Bendigo Bank - Strathmore Legends Day, continues to build a great reputation, as not only a super fundraiser but as one of the cultural highlights of the year.

11th July 2013

Round 8 Thirds v Old Scotch

After the wash out weekend of June 1 the thirds got their chance to take on Old Scotch at the Pit.

9th July 2013


As a follow up to the Club's support of the students at Jackson School with their Books-in-Homes Program, Club co-captain Tom Caven made an appearance at the school to present the students with their books.

6th July 2013

Thirds Squad - July 6 versus Old Scotch

Thirds Squad versus Old Scotch, Saturday 6 July, 9.00 am arrival

4th July 2013

Bernard's Players in VAFA Victorian Squads

Matt Peart and Adam Bentick are training with VAFA Victorian squads this week.

3rd July 2013

Bernards roar back at Lions in a thriller

St Bernards snatched a thrilling one point victory over reigning Premier Collegians at ‘the Pit’ on Saturday.

1st July 2013

Round 11 Thirds side

Away v De La Salle 9.20am Waverley Park

28th June 2013

50th Anniversary Celebration Photos

The night of the half century attracted the crowd of the half century and what a celebration it was.

27th June 2013

Women's Football Rising Star

While we have a lot of good young talent at the snakepit one player is headed straight to the mighty MCG.

26th June 2013

Round 10 Wrap Up: Bernards 3rd Qtr Blues!

Inaccurate kicking and another third quarter lapse proved costly at Beaumaris on Saturday.

24th June 2013

Vale Peter Wright

It is with great sadness that we share with many in the St. Bernard’s community about the passing of Peter Wright, father of U19 Premier player, Jake Wright.

21st June 2013

R9: Bernards struggle in varsity bog

Another wet ground, another ‘must win’ game but unlike the previous two weeks where St Bernards had played well to match Xavs and defeat De La Salle.

17th June 2013

Player Welfare Group

The Club is keenly aware that young men playing at the club face many pressures in their busy lives.

14th June 2013

Team of the half-century

At the event of the half century the 720 strong 50th year Ball, the team of the half century was finally revealed.

11th June 2013

Timekeeper wanted

After over 25 years as our senior and reserves timekeeper Trevor Lancaster has retired.

10th June 2013

Round 8 Wrap Up

After being pipped by Old Xavs in a scintillating game last week there was no doubt that Saturday’s clash against third placed De La Salle was now the most important game to date.

3rd June 2013

Schrodes and George 100 Senior games

In St Bernards history only sixty odd players have played 100 senior games. Congrats to Ryan Schroder and George Garth who chalked up that honoured milestone together on Saturday.

30th May 2013

Round 7 Wrap Up: St Bernards Xavs

Despite a welcome return from Andrew Merrington who booted seven goals in his 50th game for the club Old Xavs had the composure to steady when it counted.

28th May 2013

Books in Homes Literacy program

St. Bernard's Old Collegians Football Club supporting Community Programs

21st May 2013

St Bernard's get flat in Mentone

St Bernards up and down form continued on Saturday in what could best be described as a disappointing performance on the tight Barissi St oval.

20th May 2013

Vale Neil Loughlin

A long time supporter of the club

18th May 2013

Team of the 2000s

As part of the on-going series, the latest team of the decade was announced last saturday post game.

17th May 2013

Round 6 sides

3rds, Warriors and Under Sides

17th May 2013

Fox Footy Rewards

Thanks to for their generous donation of footys and boxing equipment.

14th May 2013

Bernards bounce back over Carey

In what is shaping as the most even season for many years all Premier Division games were close except St Bernards big win over Old Carey at ‘the pit’.

13th May 2013

Round 5 sides

This weeks 3rds, Warriors & Unders sides.

11th May 2013

Vale Noreen Dalmau

Noreen Dalmau, nee Evans, grew up in Brunswick, the eldest of 7 children.

9th May 2013

Round 4 Bernards mauled by Lions

With several stars coming back into the line up, the reigning premier Collegians bounced out of the blocks with two quick goals against the breeze.

7th May 2013


St. Bernard's Superbox

4th May 2013

Receive 20% off the price of 2XU Training Gear

Getting cold at training? Then buy 2XU gear through SBOCFC

2nd May 2013

Warriors back to the future

Miracle Mel Beyers Warriors turned back the clock on Saturday when they unleashed their new gold shorts on Monash.

30th April 2013

Teams of Decade 80's and 90's

As St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club continues to build towards the announcement of the Team of the Half Century.

30th April 2013

Bernards beaten by Beauy

The intensity that St Bernards showed against Old Scotch last week went missing in a lethargic first quarter that allowed Beaumaris to skip away to a 34 point lead with the aid of the strong breeze at the first break.

29th April 2013

Round 3 sides

Thirds, Warriors and Unders

26th April 2013

Munza chalks up 100 games

Jesse Manunzio wlil line up for his 100th game this Saturday v Beaumaris.

25th April 2013

Bernards upset Cardinals

Round two saw a day of upsets with last years B Grade Grand Finalists Beaumaris and Uni Blacks defeating last years A Grade Grand Finalists Collegians and Old Xavs.

22nd April 2013

Teams of the 60s and 70s announced

As St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club builds towards the announcement of the Team of the Half Century on June 1st, it has announced the a team of the decade for 1963 –1972 and 1973 – 1982.

19th April 2013

Team of the Half Century selection

As one of the ways to celebrate our 50 year anniversary and honour our great players over the 50 years, it was decided to: Name a team of the half century and name a team of each decade.

19th April 2013

In Memorium Frank McGuire

Sadly we report

17th April 2013

Bernard's pipped by Black

After dominating most of the game St Bernards allowed Blacks to pinch the four points in a torrid opening round.

15th April 2013

Fox Footy Club Rewards

"Amazing" effort so far guys as you can see below we have managed to rocket to "2nd" on the Fox Footy Rewards leader board.

12th April 2013

Round 1 this Saturday

With the long preseason completed and the practice matches behind us it’s time for the ‘real stuff’, this Saturday 13th April brings the season opener for all sides.

10th April 2013

Final Practice Matches Sat 6th April

All available players had a strong hit out last weekend with Seniors, Reserves, Thirds and U19 (1) teams playing Morwell at Moorabbin while our U19 (2) and U18 boys met Willi CYMS at Willi.

26th March 2013

New Club Jackets for 2013

New SBOCFC Jackets Now On Sale For $65

21st March 2013

Under 18/19(2) Squads

U18, U19(2) Squads for this Saturday versus Williamstown

21st March 2013

St. Bernard’s 2XU Compression Offer

Get 30% off RRP of 2XU gear at training this Thursday March 21st

19th March 2013

St Bernards and Fox Footy Team Up

St Bernards has become one of only 15 foundation clubs for the FOX FOOTY Club rewards program.

18th March 2013

Practice Matches Underway

Details regarding this weekends practice matches are detailed for all players and supporters

15th March 2013

Warriors on the March

If the efforts of coach Mel Beyer and Assistant playing coach Ben Hogan are any guide the Warriors are set to have a big year.

14th March 2013

Senior Club Leadership Group Announced

The St. Bernard's Committee announced the senior football club leadership group for season 2013

9th March 2013

Back to Bernard's

St Bernard's OCFC is the biggest and most successful VAFA club in it's region (North-West Metropolitan Melbourne) boasting 4 senior teams, two under 19 teams, an under 18 team, and as well as 13 junior teams.

28th February 2013

Warriors Fundraiser

Save the Date: Saturday, March 2nd

25th February 2013

Anti-Doping Message from the VAFA

ASADA is responsible for implementing at AFL's anti-doping code at all levels of competition.

21st February 2013

Anglesea Pre Season Camp a Huge Success

Over sixty five players, coaches and support staff travelled to Anglesea for the clubs pre season camp.

19th February 2013

Marquee Package Kilmore Turf Cup

St Bernard's and Friends at the 2013 Sportingbet Kilmore Turf Club Sunday 24th February

8th February 2013

Pre Season Training Camp

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th Feb. Anglesea Recreation Camp is a resort style training complex with first class amenities and facilities on the surf coast.

7th February 2013

Step Back Think

This Friday night 1st February at 6pm at the clubrooms, David Mitchell (past player) will give a presentation.

29th January 2013

2XU Ambassador Program Partnership

We are happy to announce that we have secured a partnership with 2XU Ambassador Program, which will benefit all our players & supporters of the club by giving them access to a 20% discount off all 2XU gear for 2013.

24th January 2013

2013 Senior Fixture Released

2013 Fixture has been released. Bernard's has 5 of first 8 rounds at HOME.

4th December 2012

2013 Junior Coaching Appointments

We are pleased to advise that after an extensive interview process for all applicants, we have appointed the following coaches for the 2013 season.

27th November 2012

U19 Premier Coach Appointed & Football Academy Director Appointment

Rocky Iannello has been appointed U19 Premier coach and Football Academy Director

27th November 2012

A Bomber lands at the Snakepit

St Bernard's high performance player development program has made another key appointment.

22nd November 2012

Recruiting News

Another new recruit at the snakepit, should play 200 games , win 3 b&F's and two premierships, so says his proud new dad Hogi12.

19th November 2012

Young Journo Paddy On Dave Mitchell's Recovery

Along With His Footy And Cricket St Bernards Under 19 Footballer And Cricketer Patrick Comerford Has A Passion For Life As A Journo.

1st November 2012

"Development Escalator" in Action

Sign up and Step on Now! The St Bernard's Player Development Program continues to "escalate" performance and generate positive results.

29th October 2012

Pre-Season Training & Development Program

The St Bernard’s football club has great pleasure inviting you to be a part of the 2012/13 Football Academy Pre Season training program.

23rd October 2012

Melbourne Cup Calcutta

November 4th. Book Now!

18th October 2012

Senior Defensive Coach Appointed

Nick Mitchell has been appointed Senior Defensive Coach for season 2013

12th October 2012

President's Report

With St Bernard’s back in Premier Division in 2012, it was imperative the club became stronger on and off the field, so we could consolidate on this promotion and press for future success.

5th October 2012

Notice of Annual General Meeting

AGM - 6.45 pm, Wednesday 24 October

5th October 2012

Senior Coaching Appointments, season 2013

Chris Tankard re-appointed for season 2013, a new conditioning coach appointed and other coaching roles largely filled for season 2013.

5th October 2012

Tom Caven takes out Best & Fairest

Tom Caven has been named Senior Best & Fairest for 2012. It is Tom's second Senior B&F following his win in 2008 and follows a stellar season for the St Bernards key backman.

24th September 2012

Congrats Jude on 300 super games

One of st bernards favourite sons joins the Madden brothers and Gary Fould in ther 300 club. Making St Bernards the top college in Australia for producing 300 game afl legends.

21st September 2012

Best of luck to Bernard's Boys in VFL

This upcoming Sunday's VFL Grand Final at Etihad Stadium between Port Melbourne & Geelong will feature two former St.Bernard's players Adam Bentick (Port Melbourne) and Jordan Schroder (Geelong).

21st September 2012

Unders lose Prelim Finals

Under 19's Premier ran into a rampaging De La Salle on sunday,who were stung into action after their recent loss at St Bernards and a mediocre showing last week vs Xav's.

12th September 2012

Senior Coaching Position

Advertising - Senior Coaching Position

6th September 2012

We are St. Bernard's

A documentary about the Senior Coach and the players of the St. Bernard's Old Collegians Football Club.

6th September 2012

Luke makes its four

Congrats to Luke Mitchell on making his debut with Carlton on the weekend.

3rd September 2012

Weekend Wrap

One of the key lessons for St Bernards return to Premier footy has been that you can’t get away with three good quarters.

3rd September 2012

U19 Premier March into Prelim Final

U19 Premier march into Prelim Final

2nd September 2012

U18's win a thriller

U18's win a thriller

1st September 2012

St Bernards Young Guns Finals Campaign

The U/18 and U/19 teams at St Bernard's are a window to the club's future, and with our development focus/expert coaches & development coaches, the view through this window is looking very bright.

30th August 2012

Get well Paddy Gamwell

Paddy Gamwell suffered some broken ribs and a punctured lung in the game against Caulfield on Saturday.

28th August 2012

St. Bernard's spirit shines

St Bernards spirit shone on Saturday as it has all week. Following our devastating loss of young Harry and the massive show of support for the Overman family on Thursday.

27th August 2012

"Unders" season concludes. Bring on Finals!

Yesterday saw the final home and away games for our three under age teams in the senior club.

26th August 2012

Collegians overcome undermanned Bernards

It was an emotional day at the Snakepit with the club reeling from the loss of young Harry Overman.

19th August 2012

Vale Harry Overman

St Bernards OCFC are in deep mourning over the tragic loss of young Harry Overman.

15th August 2012

Bernard's decked by De La

Both De La and St Bernards went into the game with quite a few of their best 22 missing and both line ups contained a number of U19 players but it was De La who showed the superior depth on the day.

13th August 2012

Get well Piete

Former Under 19 coach and dad to current players Luke, Andrew and Jake, Pieter van Meel has just returned home from a stay in hospital. Piete is resting up and will hopefully be back on deck soon.

11th August 2012

Warriors squad Elimination final

Elimination final vs Old Melbourne on Sunday

10th August 2012

Turtle 100 games

Congrats to popular ruckman Liam ‘Turtle’ Wilkinson who plays his 100th game against De La Salle this Saturday.

7th August 2012

Wishing Lachlan a safe recovery

Lachlan Teal a past junior player, son of former major sponsor and junior coach Brad and nephew of committee man Terry Bentick, was struck by a car late last week while cycling.

7th August 2012

Bernards bitten by Tigers

St Bernards finals hopes were delivered a severe blow by St Bedes on Sunday at the windswept Elsternwick Park.

6th August 2012

Warriors 4th August

Warriors squads Saturday 4th August Home v Therry

4th August 2012

3 Under Age Squads for this weekend

3 Under Age Squads for this weekend

3rd August 2012

All-time great Danny Byrne reaches 150

Congratulations to one of St Bernard's and the VAFA’s greatest players Danny Byrne on his 150th game this Sunday against St Bedes.

1st August 2012

Bernards bounce back in Uni bog

Both sides desperately need the 4 points and given the poor state of the Varsity oval it was going to be decided by the team that wanted it the most.

31st July 2012

Vale Gary McAllister

St.Bernard’s Football Club is in mourning following the sad news that favorite son Gary McAllister died tragically in a car accident Thursday afternoon.

27th July 2012

Miracle Mel Beyer coaches 300th game

One of the great character's around St Bernards footy club ‘Miracle’ Mel Beyer celebrated a remarkable milestone last Saturday with his 300th game as coach.

27th July 2012

Thirds and Warriors Round 13

Thirds and Warriors squads for the weekend.

27th July 2012

Under 19 & Under 18 Teams

Squads for weekends games.

26th July 2012

Members of 1975 A Reserves Premiers

We are trying to track down all members of the 1975 A Grade Reserves premiership side.

25th July 2012

Round 12 wrap

It was an eight point game with an opportunity for St Bernards to move into finals contention and in the first half it was St Bernards who set the pace and looked the better side.

23rd July 2012

Round 12 Sides Thirds and Warriors

Thirds and Warriors Squads for July 21

20th July 2012

Under 19 Teams - Round 13

All U18/19 Players please review the squads for Saturday's games

19th July 2012

Looking for Paul Hemsworth

Snake Pearson is trying to track down all members of the 1971 A Grade Reserves premiership side.

19th July 2012

Justin Evans chalks up 250 games

Congratulations to one of St Bernards favourite sons Justin ‘Buckets’ Evans who chalks up his 250th game this week at 'the Snakepit'.

17th July 2012

Round 12 Home Game Luncheon

Come for lunch and enjoy the VAFA Premier Section 96.5 Inner FM Match of the Round

16th July 2012

Under-manned "Unders" do Bernard's Proud

With a record number of boys unavailable on the weekend, the two U19 teams had a real crack against the odds

16th July 2012

Chris Keunen 100

Former St Bernards OC FC player Chris Keunen has reached a personal milestone of 100 games with West Perth in the WAFL.

12th July 2012

Round 11 Wrap Up: Xavs Spoil Bernards Party!

Seniors: Bernards Pipped In Thriller At The Pit!

8th July 2012

Player Development, In Focus

With many players unavailable on the weekend, some younger players really stepped up

8th July 2012

Bernard's stumble at Trinity

After an impressive win over De La Salle in the previous week St Bernards misfired badly at Trinity on Saturday missing an opportunity to consolidate a position at the upper end of the table.

2nd July 2012

Round 10 sides Thirds and Warriors

Thirds and Warriors Squads for Sat 29th June

29th June 2012

School takes home the cup

St Bernards School Football Team broke an 11 year drought, defeating St Bedes Mentone in a super team effort to win the ACC Premiership Cup.

29th June 2012

Bernard's mid-season surge continues

After a week of horrible weather and flooded grounds the sun wasn't the only thing that shined at the Snake Pit.

25th June 2012

Sponsors deliver at the Snake Pit

St Bernards Football Club is fortunate indeed to have some very loyal and supportive sponsors.

19th June 2012

Bernard's bring home the bacon

Senior coach Chris Tankard set the tone at the thursday nite player dinner.

18th June 2012

Bernies beat Brindisians

The 2002 premier met the 2008 premier for the first time ever today and the former prevailed.

18th June 2012

They're racing at the Snake Pit

On the day when Black Caviar steps out to take on the world at Royal Ascot, its footy on field vs De La Salle and racing off field for lunch at the Snake Pit.

14th June 2012

All player subs Due Now

Attention all players this week our Thirds have a bye and therefore means that we have far more players available then spots available to play this weekend.

13th June 2012

Game of two halves

Fresh from a 40pt Uni Blues win an optimistic Bernard's crew headed into the lions den at Harry tott Oval, to face undefeated league leader and reigning premiers Collegian's.

4th June 2012

Bernard's bounce back with "unsociable" win

A week truly is a long time in football. Last week the Snowdog's limped away from Toorak Park with their tale's between their legs, after an 80pt thumping by Old Xav's.

28th May 2012

Bernard's battle VAFA powerhouse Old Xav's

For the first time in 5 years we ventured back to Toorak Park to resume our traditional rivalry against Old Xav's.

21st May 2012

Mother's 'rock' at record breaking lunch

Brad Beitzel, a journalist who covers the VAFA for Leader Newspapers andThe Age, attended St Bernards' Mother's Day luncheon.

16th May 2012

Hard Knocks

St Bernard's Michael Smith is part of our strong warriors leadership group and he appeared on the ABC last night as part of a "four corners" investigative program on concussion in sport.

15th May 2012

Opportunity missed on Ladies day

With a big crowd in attendance for the Ladies Day luncheon and the weather holding the stage was set for an important game with both sides coming in at 2-1 and desperate to create a gap on the rest of the field.

14th May 2012

Slippery start proves costly

St Bernards ran into a strong and determined Old Carey line up on Saturday and appeared to take too long to adjust to the slippery conditions against their more experienced opposition.

7th May 2012

Bernard's take Anzac Cup Challenge

All St Bernards sides wore black arm bands on Saturday as is traditionally the case in the Anzac round but also in to pay tribute to Bre Taylor.

29th April 2012

Lossa racks up 200th game

One of St Bernards favourite sons chalked up a rare milestone on Saturday.

24th April 2012

Bernards salute in photo at the heath

The races were at Caulfield on Saturday but there was a better show on behind the back straight as St Bernards celebrated their return to Premier football

22nd April 2012

Calling all Warriors

For those who aren't aware "Footy is Back". So if you are one of those guys that has never been a fan of doing a preseason on the track...

17th April 2012

A Grade footy is back

On Saturday just gone, the seniors and reserves played their final practice match against Old Ivanhoe.

17th April 2012

Paul Pearson reserves team manager

Former star player and one of the many Pearson clan to serve the club Paul Pearson has taken on the role of Team Manager for the Reserves side for 2012.

17th April 2012

Players note changes to practice matches

St Bernards will complete its preseason schedule this Saturday with Seniors and Reserves playing Ivanhoe and Under 19(1) v St Bedes.

13th April 2012

50th Anniversary Book deadline extended

Calling for Submissions. As most would know St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2013.

11th April 2012

Merro and Josh fly for VAFA

Congrats to Andrew Merrington and Josh Madden on their selection in the the 2012 VAFA Rep side.

2nd April 2012

Saturday Practice Games

Collegians do not have a Thirds side so we will only be playing Seniors and Reserves and Under 19 (1) at St Bernards. Under 19 (2) and Under 18s are playing UHS/VU at Arden St.

30th March 2012

First hitout of the year

Saturday March 24 saw St. Bernard's have our first hit out for season 2012 against an opponent.

26th March 2012

Practice match schedule kicks off

Intra-club Practice Match Sat 17th March for All Senior and U19 Players

13th March 2012

Luke Scerri recovering well after back surgery

Luke Scerri, a member of the 2011 U19 Premiership team, recently underwent surgery on his lower back to remove a tumor.

4th March 2012

'Stoofa' sets hot pace at preseason camp

Over fifty players, coaches and support staff headed to Geelong for the weekend for our 2012 preseason camp.

27th February 2012

The hard road

STEVEN Morris - the son of dual Richmond premiership player Kevin Morris - has taken a hard road towards achieving his AFL dream.

17th February 2012

Tom Sullivan wins U19 400m race easily

Tom Sullivan won his third "players race" at yesterday's St. Bernard's Bendigo Bank Gift, easily accounting for the field in the handicap 400m event.

7th February 2012

Ten Years After

A decade has passed and much has changed since that year which culminated in Peter Nicholson and Ben Jordan hoisting the LA Adamson Cup.

2nd February 2012

Annual Australia Day Eve 20-20 match

The Annual 20 / Twenty matches usually provide not only great interest but certainly drama - the 2012 match was to be no different.

27th January 2012

Footballers name team for 20:20 game

Chris Tankard is confident he has assembled a very competitive team of footballers for the annual Australia Day eve 20:20 cricket game against the cricketers.

16th January 2012

Lightning to Strike at the St Bernard's Gift

The fastest athlete's in the state, will be moving like lightning on sunday feb 5th at the St Bernard's Gift.

9th January 2012

2012 Fixture Premier Division

The Victorian Amateur Football Association released the 2012 season fixture for the senior teams in early December 2011.

8th January 2012

Colts Christmas Training Program

To all Colts, please do your best to follow the attached christmas holiday period training program.

21st December 2011

New Recruit at Wed Dec 21st : Christmas BBQ

Time certainly does fly when you are having fun as a big year on and off the field for the football club rapidly draws to a close.

15th December 2011

SBOCFC Anniversary Book

In 2013, St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club will celebrate its 50th Anniversary.

30th November 2011

Its Sizzling at the Snakepit

The weather is hot and the expanded coaching and development group including Dean Laidley and Simon Atkins are on board.

23rd November 2011

2012 Junior Ambassador's Announced

The committee of the junior football club has generously agreed to sponsor three senior players for the 2012 season.

20th November 2011

Simon Atkins and Dean Laidley Join St. Bernard's

St. Bernard's OCFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Atkins to the position of Director of Football Development for the football club.

20th November 2011

Evo Takes Speccy in Italy

Dane 'China' Evans has taken a well earned break from running the show in Macau and footy commitments in Hong Kong

10th November 2011

Season 2012 Key Dates

The Board of the Victorian Amateur Football Association yesterday announced key dates.

8th November 2011

St. Bernard's 2011 Melbourne Cup CALCUTTA results

Congratulations to John Shelley & his team of punters for successfully bidding on Melbourne cup winner Dunaden.

2nd November 2011

Peter Wood Appointed U19 Premier Coach for Season 2012

Peter Wood has accepted the position of coach of the U19 Premier division team for 2012.

29th October 2011

Damien Sullivan Appointed Reserves Coach for 2012

Damien Sullivan has accepted the position of coach of the reserves team for 2012.

22nd October 2011

Robert Hyde accepts role as Head Coach, Northern Bullants

Robert Hyde contacted the club today to advise us that he had accepted the role as Head Coach of the Northern Bullants.

20th October 2011

Members Elect New Committee with a New President

St. Bernard's Members Elect New Committee with a New President, Patrick Crabb

20th October 2011

Bernards Boys Raise Cash For Kids

Congratulations to our St Bernards OCFC swimmers who competed on Sunday over a 12 hour period, in the Tullamarine Rotary 12 Hour Super Swim.

13th October 2011

Congratulations Steve Morris after persistence pays

The 22-year-old past St.Bernard's player yesterday was thrilled to get the nod from Richmond FC

11th October 2011

Bernard's Boys Dominate in NZ

James Bennie and Daniel Riley have both performed very well in the two games they played for the VAFA U18 representative team in New Zealand.

11th October 2011

Under 17's Presentation

The under 17's presentation night took place last night in front of a large crowd and Coach Mick Bevanda reflected back on the season.

27th September 2011

Tanks Re-appointed Senior Coach

Chris Tankard has been re-appointed senior coach for 2012 along with senior assistant coach Nick Smith.

26th September 2011

Merro Takes B&F

Star Forward Andrew Merrington capped of a brilliant season by winning the clubs 2011 Best and Fairest Award.

25th September 2011

Development Squad Registrations Now Open

The St Bernard's football club has great pleasure inviting you to be apart of the 2011/2012 DEVELOPMENT SQUAD Pre Season training program.

22nd September 2011

Colts Registrations Now Open

The St Bernard's football club has great pleasure inviting you to be apart of the 2011/2012 COLTS Pre Season training program.

22nd September 2011

Turtle and James Bennie in VAFA Rep

Two St Bernards boys Daniel 'Turtle' Riley and James Bennie have been named in the VAFA Under 18 Rep team to tour New Zealand in October.

21st September 2011

Steam Train Stops Short of Final Destination

After an amazing run of eight wins in a row the St Bernards Steam Train was finally halted by a talented Caulfield outfit in Saturdays Grand Final.

18th September 2011

Steam Train Rockets Into GF!

What another big 'weekend at Bernies'... Except for the Ressies stumbling at the last hurdle it was a near perfect weekend in less than perfect conditions.

12th September 2011

Under 19s Grand Final

As football director Paul Garth said on Thursday night Damien Sullivan and Ray King have done a fantastic job.

11th September 2011

'Go Bernards' from Egypt

Brendan 'Chick' Ryan has been working all over the globe in the past couple of years.

8th September 2011

This Week Finals

Preview of the upcoming week

7th September 2011

Semi Finals Wrap

The St Bernards Steam Train keeps gathering momentum .. once again it was a tight first half and once again the boys responded with a blistering second half.

5th September 2011

Director of Football Development

St. Bernard's OCFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Hyde as Football Development Director.

4th September 2011

Steam Train Rolls Through Fields!

Another Saturday of strong performances saw all sides win beginning with the Thirds knocking off Oakleigh, the Ressies proved too good for Caulfield to take 2nd spot.

29th August 2011

George 150, Josh, Joey 100

It's been a big year for milestones with Paddy Harris chalking up the 150, Capesey, Clang and and Snaz hitting the exulted 200

29th August 2011

Clang Racks Up 200th Milestone

Chris 'Clang' Mitchell proudly donned the St Bernards Guernsey for his 200th VAFA game on Saturday.

28th August 2011

Chris "Clanga" Mitchell on 200

Congratulations Chris "Clanga, Chunk" Mitchell on 200 Games.

26th August 2011

Shagga takes Warriors Best and Fairest again

The Warriors celebrated 2011 with their B&F awards after the Ivanhoe game on Saturday.

24th August 2011

Snaz Chalks Up 200th!

One of St Bernards favourite sons Stephen Iannazzo celebrated his 200th game in style on Saturday.

22nd August 2011

Round 17 Wrap Up

Everything was going to script in the first as St Bernards burst out of the blocks and looked far too slick for Ivanhoe.

22nd August 2011

Bucks Flies St Bernards Flag

Mark Buckley is keeping close tabs on Bernards results since work commitments took him to Seoul in South Korea earlier in the season.

16th August 2011

Round 16 Wrap

After defeating Hampton Rovers by 77 points St Bernards have moved into Fourth place on the ladder and now face Old Ivanhoe.

15th August 2011

Weekend Wrap

It was a crunch game .. St Bernards had to win to keep their finals chances alive, Brighton had to win to keep second spot.

7th August 2011

Weekend Wrap Round 14

St Bernards leapt back into finals contention with a big win over Marcellin on Saturday.

1st August 2011

Weekend Roundup

In a huge turnaround St Bernards reversed their 102 point loss to Uni Blacks in round 2 to run away 26 point winners at 'the Pit' on Saturday.

25th July 2011

Round 12 Wrap Up: Part 2

St Kevins retained the coveted Justin 'Joc O'Connor Trophy after beating St Bernards by 18 points on Saturday.

18th July 2011

Round 12 Wrap Up: Part 1

St Bernards fronted up to highly ranked Caulfield on Saturday in a match expected to be a good measure of our competiveness

10th July 2011

Round 11 Wrap Up

The one point loss to Oakleigh on the previous Saturday still burnt as St Bernards faced another crunch game away to Beaumaris on Saturday.

4th July 2011

Round 10 Wrap Up

In an agonising final twist Oakleigh Full Forward Lee Barrand who was kept goalless all day by Tom Caven was awarded a free kick with 5 seconds to go.

26th June 2011

Round 9 Wrap Up

After Ivanhoe kicked the first goal into the breeze St Bernards clicked into gear and with quick movement into the forward line and slammed on 7 goals to lead by 33 points

19th June 2011

Round 8 Roundup

It was an 8 point game and an opportunity went begging as St Bernards were outplayed by an impressive Old Brighton.

6th June 2011

VAFA Notice: Umpire Abuse

Of particular concern to the VAFA and the VAFAUA has been the recent trend of umpires being referred to as "cheats" by players and officials

31st May 2011

Round 7 Roundup

St Bernards stretched their winning streak to four after a powerful performance against traditional rival Marcellin at 'the Pit' on Saturday.

30th May 2011

Round 6 Roundup

St Bernards made it three in a row with a 42 point win over Hampton in blustery conditions at James Boss Reserve.

22nd May 2011

Capsey chalks up 200 games

After looking at the games played page on the website Paul Capes decided that sitting on 196 games was just too enticing

19th May 2011

Round 5 Roundup

Bernards beat Beauy and celebrate Chisel's 250th!.

19th May 2011

Weekend Roundup

A roundup of the St Bernards teams in action across the weekend.

1st May 2011

Diamond Dogs Launched

New Board member Vinnie McGuire has formed a new Coterie Group ‘The Diamond Dogs’ which was launched at a gala dinner in Eureka Towers on March 10.

1st May 2011