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HISTORY OF THE BMFNC

The history of the BMNFC starts all the way back in the late 1800's when a group of locals formed a committee to start up a football club in the town of Bacchus Marsh.

 

In 1978 Maddingley Football Club left the Ballarat-Bacchus Marsh Football League and joined the Ballarat Football League.  The following year Bacchus Marsh Football Club merged with Maddingley, their respective jumpers joining to create the black with red & yellow vee that is seen today. The clubs changed their name from Maddingley-Bacchus Marsh Football Club to the Bacchus Marsh Football Club in 1983.

PLAYERS FROM THE BMFNC

Some names to have gone on to the VFL/AFL throughout the years and their respective clubs are -

Harry Vallence played at Carlton

Keith Shea played at Carlton & Geelong

Fred Wooller went to Geelong

Wayne Closter played at Geelong

Nick Suban currently at Fremantle

Liam Duggan currently at West Coast Eagles

Brenton Payne was picked by St. Kilda