Ashy Redbacks are part of the Yarra Junior Football League.

We are a friendly and inclusive club with teams ranging from Under 8 to Under 17 Colts in boys and Under 13, Under 15, Under 16 and Youth Girls (Under 18) in girls.

We invite all players and parents to join us to meet Derek Hine, Recruitment Manager, Collingwood Football Club for an interactive Q&A session at 7pm on Thursday 20 July at Burwood Reserve, supported by our very own Greg Lasscock.

Derek will spend time with us discussing:

  • The role of AFL GM List Manager / Head Recruiter 
  • How the AFL system works
  • What do clubs look for when assessing players
  • Some good stories or near misses or gets
  • How the recruiting system has changed in the last 15 years
  • The role of the TAC Oakleigh Chargers and the feeder development programs
  • What does the Collingwood FC recruiting network look like
  • Favourite players recruited
  • If my child loves his / her footy, what should he/she do next? 
  • What other sports help your footy?

This will be a seated event and our rooms will have the capacity for the first 100 members that register so get in quick!

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Congratulations Rory, Lachie and Noah on fifty great games at Ashy!

Congratulations Rory, Lachie and Noah on fifty great games at Ashy!

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Key Dates & Events 

Thursday 20 July - Derek Hine, Recruiting Manager, Collingwood FC 

Join us for a Q&A session with Derek and our very own Greg Lasscock. Learn all about what the role of a Recruiting Manager is and find out what it takes to become a professional player. RSVPs essential to: www/

Sunday 23 July - Club Night (Lagastes Medal Round)

Friday 28 July - Females in Focus (All Girls)

Friday 4 August - Club Night

Sunday 13 August - Club Night (Semi Finals)

Sunday 20 August - Club Night (Preliminary Finals)

Sunday 27 August - Club Night (Grand Final)



Burwood Reserve 1 & 2
282A Warrigal Road, Burwood, 3125


Getting in touch couldn't be easier

To find out anything about Ashy Redbacks, please reach out:

Club Secretary
PO Box 211
Ashburton VIC 3147

Ferndale Park
Glen Iris Road, Glen Iris, 3146


Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor for 2017