Success at Seaford

Final Scores for today’s Senior Men’s practice matches at Seaford.

In the main game this afternoon Boronia 8.5 53 d Seaford 7.9 51 by 2 points. Some good signs with the younger brigade stepping up and Jess Bolton winding back the clock. It was a good result for the Hawks after being cleaned up by Seaford last year.

14 JESS BOLTON: Two-time Bob Henry Medallist. U19’s Assistant Coach 2016-17. Recruited from East Burwood, ex Boronia Juniors. Senior debut in 2011. Senior captain in 2014. Bob Henry Medallist for Senior Best & Fairest in 2012 and 2014. 2016 Seniors Best Team Player. 2013 Senior Runners Up B&F. 100th Game Medal in 2015. EFL Division 3 Team of the Year in 2012, 2013 & 2014, 2016.

Earlier in the day, the Boronia Dev Squad defeated Seaford by 4 points in another very tight encounter. Final scores were Boronia 62 d Seaford 58.


Practice Matches are Coming Up Soon!

Boronia Hawks has finalised a series of Senior Football Practice Matches for March and April.

The Senior Men will take on Seaford and Bayswater in the lead up to Round 1 on April 2nd against Mulgrave.

The Senior Women will play Eastern Devils, Park Orchards and Fairpark – all at Tormore Reserve during April, before Round 1 on 23 rd April.

The Veterans are also warming up with a visit to Upper Ferntree Gully on 27 March.

Please check our Events Calendar for more details.


Preseason Football Training is Coming Up

Boronia Hawks will commence preseason training for senior football teams in January. All newcomers are very welcome to join us for a kick.

Our Veterans Squad kick off first on Wednesday 19 January – please contact Grant Bertram, Senior Secretary, on 0433 950 847 for all enquiries.

Senior Men, including Under 19’s, will start up on Monday 24 January at Tormore Reserve and will be training there on Mondays and Wednesdays until the end of cricket season. Please contact Andrew Wright, Football Operations Manager, on 0455 020 770 for all enquiries.

Senior Women take to the training track on Monday 31 January at Millers Reserve and will be training there on Mondays and Wednesdays until further notice. Please contact Karen Little, Football Operations Manager, on 0417 077 783 for all enquiries.


Boronia Men’s Under 19’s

Young footballers looking for a successful development environment in 2022 should try @boroniahawksfnc Under 19’s Squad.

Boronia Hawks has a proud history of strong youth teams at the Under 18 / 19 level. We have been finalists in every season from 2010 to 2021 and have a proven record of developing young footballers.

Call our Under 19’s Coach Pierre Schumann on 0409 181 086 for more information or visit our Under 19’s web page.


Mitch Mellis returns to Boronia

Boronia Hawks Football Netball Club is very excited to announce that Mitch Mellis has signed with the Club and will be back to Boronia for the 2022 season.

Mitch is without doubt one the finest junior players in our Club’s history and now returns to Tormore Reserve with an outstanding football CV since he left our junior ranks. After spending the last couple of “covid” seasons with VFL club Williamstown and EFNL club Vermont, he will be back playing with his brother Jake and many old team mates and will provide a huge boost to our mid-field for years to come.

Mitch has represented Victoria in both football and basketball, an outstanding achievement in itself. He won three League B&F’s with Boronia Juniors and six Boronia B&F’s including the Ray Lacey Medal for Under 17’s Best and Fairest in 2017.

He had an excellent career with Eastern Ranges, playing 33 games from 2017 to 2019. Mitch won the Pennington Medal for Eastern Ranges TAC Cup Best and Fairest in 2018. He won selection in the 2019 NAB League Team of the Year and gained third place in the 2019 Morrish Medal for the NAB League Best and Fairest. This resulted in his recruitment to Williamstown.

Please take a moment to read a brief summary of Mitch’s career:

  • Returns to Boronia Hawks in 2021.
  • Played 4 VFL Games for Williamstown in 2021.
  • Played 5 Premier Division games for Vermont in 2021.
  • Signed to Williamstown Football Club in 2019.
  • Played 3 games for Victoria Metro in 2019.
  • Runner-up in Pennington Medal for Eastern Ranges TAC Cup Best and Fairest in 2019.
  • Played 13 TAC Cup games for Eastern Ranges in 2019.
  • Pennington Medal for Eastern Ranges TAC Cup Best and Fairest in 2018.
  • Played 17 TAC Cup games for Eastern Ranges in 2018.
  • Under 19’s debut for Boronia in Round 2 2018.
  • Played 3 TAC Cup games for Eastern Ranges in 2017.
  • Boronia Past Players & Supporters Group Player Most Likely Award in 2017.
  • Ray Lacey Medal for Boronia Under 17’s Best and Fairest in 2017.
  • 100th game for Boronia Juniors in 2017.
  • Played 3 TAC Cup games for Eastern Ranges in 2017.
  • Returned to Boronia after two junior seasons with Vermont in 2017.
  • Represented Victoria in the Australian Under 16 Basketball Championships.
  • EFNL U15’s Inter-League representative in 2016.
  • EFNL U14’s Inter-League representative in 2015.
  • Boronia Past Players & Supporters Group Young Gun Award in 2014.
  • EFNL Under 13B Best and Fairest in 2014.
  • Boronia Under 13’s Best and Fairest in 2014.
  • EFNL Under 12B Best and Fairest in 2013.
  • Boronia Under 12’s Best and Fairest in 2013.
  • EFNL Under 11B Best and Fairest in 2012.
  • Boronia Under 11’s Best and Fairest in 2012.
  • Boronia Under 11’s Best and Fairest in 2011.
  • Boronia Under 9’s Best and Fairest in 2009.
  • Joined Boronia Juniors in 2009.
  • Son of former player and coach Cam Mellis.

Boronia Hawks are absolutely delighted to welcome Mitch back to Boronia, where the Mellis name already stands tall in our Club’s history and culture. Please join us all in welcoming Mitch, while also congratulating Ash Johnston and Matt Clark in bringing home one of our favourite sons.