The Roxburgh Park Football Club is an Australian rules football club located 24 km north of Melbourne in the new housing estate of Roxburgh Park. It was founded as a junior club in 2002, fielding seven junior teams in the Essendon District Football League.
The senior team was formed in 2005, and admitted to the EDFL’s B Grade competition the same year. It managed to win 6 of its 17 fixtures in its debut season to finish 11th.
2002 Club plays first games in its history in EDFL juniors in division three and five from under 10s up to under 16s with two sides making grand finals.
2003 Junior sides promoted to division two and new change rooms on oval one after using youth recreation centre in its first year.
2004 Club makes application to EDFL to enter senior sides in 2005 and appoints John Rombotis to be first senior coach of the club.
2005 Club has senior sides in EDFL for first time playing Westmeadows in round one. Seniors coached by John Rombotis, Reserves by Jason Bolitho. Club also wins its first premiership in division four under 14s coached by Denis Barnes.
2006 Club juniors are promoted into division one and clubs first president Ewan Wright resigns.
2007 Mario Patane takes over as president while Craig Burrows becomes senior coach.
2008 Juniors placed back into division two after restructure of juniors by EDFL. Club wins second premiership in under 12 division 5 coached by Lance Heathcote.
2009 Saw the death of young 20-year-old player Jellal Sleiman on the morning of a match. Later that year the scoreboard was named in his honor and memory.
2010 Ron McGill becomes President and Seniors unfortunately win wooden spoon for first time in history after losing up to twenty players from the previous season.
2011 Seniors break long losing streak against Moonee Valley. Ahmed Saad becomes first Roxburgh Park FC player to be drafted into the AFL when picked up by St Kilda.
2012 Seniors are relegated to newly formed Division 2 after round 13. This third tier league comprises the bottom 6 teams of Division 1. Roxburgh Park seniors and reserves compete in first ever finals series. Dylan Boag wins his first Senior Best & Fairest, while Full Back Kajan Gnanapiragasam and Senior Coach Joel Ferguson get selected in Division 2 Team of the Year.
Seniors Division 2
Reserves Division 2
Under 18.5 Division 2
Under 16 Division 3
Under 14 Division 3
Under 12 Division 3
Under 10 Division 3
Under 8 Division 3
AFL Players from Roxburgh Park Football Club
- Ahmed Saad – St Kilda