History of Club
1885 - Bonnie Doon's first game was held at Mansfield.
1885 - On the 29th August, Bonnie Doon played Alexandra.
1891- Team colours were blue jersey & red stockings they were to comete for the Mansfield Cup against Mt Battery & Tomie Clubs
1898 - Bonnie Doon & Maindample clubs amalgamated & they were called The Combined Rovers
1901 - Mansfield District Football Association formed the Mansfield, Bonnie Doon, Jamieson & the trappers. Bonnie Doon won the premiershiop trophy & were premiers
1905 - Bonnie Doon played a Mansfield game, the ladies were in strong force, hooligans went onto the ground & it wasn't until Constable Martin gently stroked several of them with a lump of tree that they left on the ground.
1905 - Mansfield met and defeated Bonnie Doon at Mansfield by 14 points, thus gaining the Mansfield Football Association premiership. Close to 2000 people were in attendance.
1906 - Bonnie Doon won the Grand Final
1925 - Bonnie Doon join and form the Mansfield / Swanpool District Football Association along with four other teams - Delatite, Maindample, Mansfield & Swanpool.
1927 - Mansfield defeat Bonnie Doon in the Mansfield / Swanpool FA Grand Final. Bonnie Doon as minor premiers had the right to play Mansfield in a "challenge" grand final, but lost the "challenge" grand final too.
1928 - Bonnie Doon: 7.10 - 52 defeated Mansfield: 6.11 - 47 in the Mansfield / Swanpool FA Grand Final. Bonnie Doon were undefeated premiers too!
1930 - Mount Battery: 9.16 - 70 d Bonnie Doon: 8.11 - 59 in the Mansfield Line Football Association.
1934 - Mansfield & Alexandra District Football Association (M&ADFA) - Bonnie Doon, Marysville, Thornton, Yarck, Alexandra, Mansfield, Delatite & Mt Battery.
1934 - Marysville defeat Bonnie Doon in the (M&ADFA) grand final, after Bonnie Doon protest against Thornton for using a player who was appraently not cleared by Yea FC. Thornton win their appeal and a second grand final between Thornton & Marysville is ordered, with Marysville eventually winning the second grand final.
1937 - Bonnie Doon joins Euroa District Football Association - Euroa, Miepoll, Strathbogie & Longwood (who withdrew as unable to field a team)
1945 - Atfer the war had ended Bonnie Doon played seconds against Mansfield Swanpool & Tatong in the Yea Alexandra Association
1946 - The Upper Goulburn Football League was formed - Mansfield, Delatite, Bonnie Doon, Yea, Alexandra, Merton, Thornton, Acheron Valley & Marysville.
1951 - Bonnie Doon play in the Hume Highway FL against - Goulburn United, St. Mary's, Strathbogie, Tallarook and Yarck in 1951 and 1952.
1953 - Waranga-North East League (2nds) teams - Bonnie Doon, Alexandra, Seymour, Yea, Euroa, Broadford, Thornton & Mansfield
1956 - Bonnie Doon Premiers & Best & Fairest Award went to WJ Lockhart
1957 - Bonnie Doon won the Grand Final
1958 - Bonnie Doon Premiers
1959 - Bonnie Doon Premiers
1960 - Waranga-North East League (2nds) teams - Bonnie Doon, Alexandra, Seymour, Yea, Euroa, Broadford, Avenel,Thornton, Strathbogie & Mansfield. William (Ned) Lockhart from Bonnie Doon recieved Best & Fairest Award for Waranga-North East Seconds
1961 - Bonnie Doon Premiers
1962 - Bonnie Doon won the Grand Final by defeating Seymour Seconds
1965 - Bonnie Doon joined Benalla & District Football League
1966 - Grand Final - Bonnie Doon defeated All Blacks
1967 - Grand Final - All Blacks defeated Bonnie Doon
1968 G Johnson & R Bainbridge won Best & Fairest
1984 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers
1987 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers
1989 - Bonnie Doon Firsts Premiers
1995 - Bonnie Doon Juniors joined Alexandra District League - the young players had thier ups & downs but enjoyed their games
1998 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers
1999 - Bonnie Doon Firsts Premiers
2000 - Bonnie Doon Seconds Premiers
2002 - Bonnie Doon Firsts & Seconds both Premiers
2004 - Bonnie Doon Firsts Premiers
Bonnie Doon Netball Club
1993 - Saw introduction of Netball to Benalla & District Football League with the assistance of Lesley Howes & Kerry Taranto - only one side with 20 girls keen to play. Bonnie Doon lost to Devenish in the Semi Final. Debbie Browne runner Up Best & Fairest for the League
1994 - Bonnie Doon lost to Tatong in Preliminary Final
1995 - League introduced another Grade to Netball (B Grade)
1999 - B Reserve Team introduced - B Reserve lost to Tatong in the Preliminary Final - Jayme Hamilton League Best & Fairest with Peta Martin League Runner Up.
A Grade lost to Tatong in the Preliminary Final - Iris Hill Runner Up League Best & Fairest.
B Grade played in a thrilling Grand Final against Swanpool won 39 to 38 goals in the last minute of the game. Team - Laura Walsh (captain), Leonie Hill (vice captain), Sharon Lockhart, Danni Hutchins, Emma Lockhart, Breanna Cameron, Loise Clarke, Mary Ann Panozzo, Lesley Howes & Cathy Cooper - Coach Iris Hill. Leonie Hill League B Grade - goal shooting
2000 - League changed B Reserve to C Grade. Leonie Hill played 100 games for Bonnie Doon plus first to achieve for Benalla & District League with another player from Tatong
2003 - Leonie Hill presented with Life Membership for Bonnie Doon Football Netball - the first netballer to achieve this honour!