began in 2009 when a group of parents saw the need for a soccer team in
Buninyong. It began as a satellite of
Vic Park soccer club with 3 Junior teams and a total
of 30 players. After training at Buninyong Primary School for a few months
we eventually found a "home" at
In that same year the
club, together with the Ballarat Council, rejuvenated the old soccer pitch
behind the Buninyong Tennis Courts in
After a couple of years,
the original Under 11s reached the Under 17 competition and numbers in the club
swelled to 95 players. The small
Buninyong ground was unable to sustain all of the teams and the older Juniors played their home games on the
2016 was the clubs first
foray into the Senior Mens competition with the
team exceeding all expectations by brining home the club's first ever premiership. The council and BDSA have recognised
the substantial interest there is in soccer in Buninyong and a grand plan to
create a club room, change rooms and 2 senior pitches at
This year our seniors have been promoted to the Division 1 Men's Competition and on the back of last years premiership win, our numbers are set to explode.
We can only hope the council can swing their plans into action so we have grounds to accomodate what could be as many as 11 teams this year.
From such small beginnings, soccer will now be available for Buninyong’s growing population to enjoy in future years.