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Annual General Meeting - Nov 23

It was great to see a positive attendance at our recent AGM. The club is in a strong position and extracts of the reports that were tabled are listed below. Most importantly, it was fantastic to see such a strong line up of quality people who have accepted committee roles of responsibility. All committee roles have been filled with the executive committee members being:

  • Chris Hale– Club President
  • Chris Wood – Junior Vice President
  • Justine Frescher– Female Vice President
  • Dwayne Wathen Revenue Generation – Vice President
  • Peter O’Donoghue – Club Administration – Vice President -
  • Ben Carboni – Football Operations Manager 
  • Mark Frescher – Treasury
  • Cath Eames – Secretary
  • Executive Members -, Alex McDonald, Steve Pewtress, Glenn Hislop

A few callouts:

  • Chris Hale takes over as Club President. Chris has been involved with the club over the last 15 years, coaching our seconds over recent years. Chris has a wealth of football knowledge and strong football relationships both within and outside of the club.
  • We have two new vice presidents this year. Chris Wood (Juniors) and Justine Frescher (Females) . Both have been instrumental in getting our female program up and running
  • Steve Pewtress was elected Junior President in 2014 and has been Club President since 2016. Steve has overseen the ongoing development of the club over this period which has resulted in the strong club today. There are many highlights, including the Blues Academy, joining of the senior and junior club, the 2022 premiership and the redevelopment of the Mount Waverley Reserve. Well done Steve and he will continue on as an executive member
  • Alex McDonald has has been the Junior President over the last four years as well as managing the Auskick. Alex has done an excellent job ensuring the continued growth and development of the junior program and will also continue on as an executive member
  • Troy Fairbairn who has been our Football Operation Manager over the last 10 years. He has been fundamental in our on field success. Troy continues on in a similar role with the junior program in 2024.
  • Ben Carboni who has coached the seniors and under 19’s as well as being a great players takes over the reigns as Football Operations Manager


Senior Coaching Annoucement for 2024 

We are delighted to announce that home grown champion player Scott Savage has been appointed to the key club position of Senior Men's Coach.

The club received a number of applicants once the role was declared open two weeks ago. Upon a thorough assessment and robust interview with Scott it was clear both Scott and our club is ready to be coached by him.

Scott presented his plan for the club from a head coaching perspective:

“Central to the plan is to springboard off the clubs recent growth and success. Our playing list has been developed over the last few years and have experienced premiership success. They are a relatively young and tight group poised to advance again. Maintaining our football preseason and training commitments, we will also refreshen up a few of our game day strategies. Pin pointing a few hand picked recruits to compliment our playing group will have us well placed to run deep in 2024,” Scott said. 

Most would know Scott has a very successful and strong history as a player with our club. He has been a captain, a dual premiership player, two time best and fairest winner, premiership assistant coach and is a life member. 

Scott has always maintained the enjoyment of football by being involved with coaching at both senior youth and open age levels over the past seven years.

Scott’s appointment is exciting and reflects our commuinty values given his “home grown champion pedigree” and love of our club.

We know this appointment will push our club forward as we enter the next chapter in the mighty Waverley Blues history.

Please join us in congratulating Scott Savage - Senior Coach 2024!!

2023 Update @ The Blues

9 February, 2023


2023 is shaping up as the biggest year ever for the club so its never been a better time to be part of the club either on or off the field. If interested in being involved please email or register as a player now here.

Our senior playing group is doubling in size with 3 new teams, we'll have more netball teams (Friday Nights) and we continue to support and manage a strong Auskick (Friday Nights) and Juniors program (Sunday Games). New teams include:

  • Senior Women’s Football
  • 2 x new netball teams in 2023 (3 in total)
  • 1 x extra u19s men’s team (2 in total)
  • An over 35 Mens Veteran’s (first time ever for the Club)

Female Football - Senior Women’s Football is returning in 2023 in very exciting times for the club as we continue to grow our girls and womens programs. We have spots for senior Womens and U18 girls. For all enquires please contact our new coach Clint Martin 0400 666 417

Netball - Teams are currently being finalised for 2023. The season runs from March to August. If you are 15 years and older & want to play, please contact Justine 0402 257 750

Vet’s side – We are launching our first ever Veteran's team in 2023 for players over 35 years of age, with training kicking off in late Jan. If you like to join us please reach out to Glenn Hislop  0438 515 358

Senior draw has been released and can be accessed here 2023 FIXTURE. There will be one change, as we are currently locking in the details to play a home game on Good Friday.

Vet’s side – We are launching our first ever Veteran's team in 2023 for players over 35 years of age, with training kicking off in late Jan. If you like to join us please reach out to Glenn Hislop  0438 515 358

Juniors - Our junior teams start training late Jan with a Junior Rego Night in mid Feb (Wednesday, Feb 15). To register please click here. 



Female Sport is booming @ the Blues

30 May, 2022


     After a successful launch of female sport in 2016, the Waverley Blues Football Netball Club found ourselves with just one female football team and one female netball team in 2021.


     The club recognised that it needed to be proactive to rebuild it’s female sports program and established a Female Sport sub-committee in May 2021.  The focus was to build a sustainable foundation for female sport.  12 months on, Female Sport at the Waverley Blues is growing at an amazing rate and the club now has 5 female sports teams, 3 Junior girls football teams and two Senior netball teams.  Female player particiaption rates have increases by  over 70% in 2022.































U18 Girls: Aimee McDougall was recruited as head coach of the club’s first U18 girls team.  After an initial period to find their feet at this level, the U18s now find themselves in the top 4 after recently defeating the top team.


06 April- $3 million pledge for Mount Waverley Redevelopment 

Waverley Blues FNC thanks Carina Garland (candidate for Chisholm) and the ALP for their federal election pledge to provide $3m toward the Mt Waverley Reserve development project.


Pictured is: - Stephen Pewtress WBFNC President, Hon Richard Males MP Deputy Opposition Leader, Carina Garland ALP candidate for the seat of Chisholm, Matt Fregon State MP for Mt Waverley, Mayor of The City of Monash Cr Stuart James, Cr Brian Little and David Grossman MWCC President.