Our Club

Kilsyth Football Club has been an important part of the local community for over 85 years. It was established in 1924 as a member of the Ferntree Gully-Croydon league. Later, in 1962, it became a foundation affiliate of what is now called the Eastern Football League (EFL), which is widely regarded as the most professionally run metropolitan league in Australia.

The club’s nickname is The Cougars, Cougs or Killy and its home is the sporting hub of the outer east, Pinks Reserve. Team colours are black with a red sash.

Kilsyth Football Club is a vibrant, family orientated club which caters for all age groups. During the season, it hosts the Gladesville/Kilsyth Auskick clinic for primary aged children,  fields junior teams at each age group (U8’s, 9’s, 10’s, 11’s, 12’s, 13’s, 15’s and 17’s), two senior teams (reserves and seniors) and a veterans team.

This represents a total playing strength of some 300 men, girls and boys. Add in their families, many supporters and members and all in all it’s quite a big operation.

In the course of it’s long history, Kilsyth teams and players have won many awards and achieved many successes.

As a sporting club that is well grounded in its community, Kilsyth is proud to host the EFL U9 & U10 Lightening Premiership each year and to stage EFL junior finals.

Kilsyth Football Club is open to all who want to experience the many rewards that come with being part of grassroots Australian Football.

Our History

Between the time of its formation in 1924 and the outbreak if the second world war Kilsyth is only known to have enjoyed premiership success once, in 1938, in the Ringwood District Football League.

The 1950’s proved to be the most successful decade in the club’s history, spawning a hat trick of Croydon Ferntree Gully Division Two grand final triumphs between 1950 – 1952. The Cougars also reached the final, only to lose, the 1954 and 1958. 

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Our Teams

Skills based program for kinder and primary school aged children.
Junior competition for ages 8 -17. Games are held each Sunday April to August. Training is held each Tuesday and Thursday.
Senior competition runs on Saturday from April to September each year. Open to those over 18.