The Lilydale Football Club is an Australian rules football club located in the outer eastern Melbourne suburb of Lilydale. Known as the "Falcons", the club fields both senior and junior teams in the Eastern Football League.
The Lilydale Football Club is one of the oldest Australian Rules clubs, having been formed in 1872 and incorporated in 1984. They have won premierships in 1891, 1913, 1919, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1936, 1940, 1946, 1988, 1991, 1996 and 1998 and 2003. In 2006, The Falcons made it to the division one finals for the time in its history. They also backed that up the following year. However in both years they were knocked out in the first game against East Ringwood and EFL newcomers, Balwyn. Former Coach Brett Fisher was rewarded both years by being named SEN division one coach of the year. After the 2009 and 2010 seasons the club lost many of its star players and in 2010 was relegated to the second Division. In season 2011 they won the second division premiership under Simon Rourke and returned to first division where they now compete under new coach Ben Neagle who has signed on for season 2018. The club magazine is the Flanker currently edited and prepared by Scott McKean. We are also on Facebook and Twitter and of course are powered by TeamApp. The 2018 President is Anthony Simmons.The Coterie Group is known as the Falconians. Welcome aboard.
The Junior side has its own website http://lilydalejuniorfc.com.au/