Young Guns on board – Hamish McGowan & James Krikas

Hamish McGowan & James Krikas have joined the Devils for 2020

More exciting news for the Devils, young guns Hamish McGowan & James Krikas have joined for season 2020. The club is actively recruiting quality younger players who can have an impact in the Senior Team and these 2 fit the bill perfectly.

Hamish McGowan is a 21yo midfielder who first played senior footy for Vermont FC as an 18yo, and also won the EFL Best & Fairest in U19 Premier division. Hamish played 2 seasons with Eastern Rangers, but has played his senior footy the past 3 years with Vermont FC including 12 games this season.

James Krikas is a 21yo goal kicking half forward from Vermont FC who also played seniors the past 3 years. James also played his first Senior game for Vermont as an 18yo while booting plenty of goals in the U19’s with the 2nd most overall in the comp.

The Devils will have a new look about it next season, with talented young players like these 2 joining the club.

Welcome Hamish & James, it’s exciting times to be a Devil.

Jack O’Keefe joins the Devils

Goal Kicking forward Jack O’Keefe has joined the Devils for 2020

Please make welcome talented forward Jack O’Keefe who has confirmed he is joining the Devils for 2020. Jack, who turns 21 this Wednesday, has twice topped the comp leading Goal Kicking in EFL Premier Division reserves for Vermont FC where he also played senior footy.

The club was keen to add the young clever forward to our squad to improve our attack and are very pleased he agreed to join us. Importantly he is a ripping bloke who will fit in easily as a Devil, so we will see the best of him on & off the field for sure.

More player & coach announcements coming soon. Go Devils !

Thank you to Prime Electrical & Data for helping with genuine employment opportunities for Devils players.

Pat Wallis commits to the Devils

Pat Wallis joins the Devils for season 2020 – Thank you to Prime Electrical & Data

The Devils are pleased to announce 21yo Pat Wallis has joined the club for season 2020. Pat is a midfielder from Vermont FC who has played senior footy the past 2 years, but previously played with Eastern Rangers for 3 years, and also won the comp Best & Fairest in U19 premier division. He is sure to add plenty to the team both on and off the field in a new look Devils in 2020.

The club has been actively recruiting younger senior quality players to add to our group who can be valuable members in the short and longer term. We expect to add more players to the list in the coming weeks.

Thank you to Prime Electrical & Data for helping with genuine employment opportunities for Devils players.

Devils Award Winners 2019 – EFL Division 1

Overall Club

  • Most Valuable Player: Lincoln Wong
  • Most Courageous: Dan Cromb
  • Leeroy Huckstepp Trophy: Patrick Bridges
  • Young Devil (Under21): Fergus Ward
  • Best Club Person: Joe Cahill
  • Life Members: Sam Bates, Kyle Brooks, Karen Moore

Senior Team

  • Phil Atkins Medal – Best & Fairest: Lincoln Wong
  • Runner Up Best & Fairest: Jake Denes
  • Most Consistent: Luke Williams
  • Coaches Award: Nathan Denes
  • Most Goals: Luke Grima
  • Most Improved: Damon Oakley

Development Team

  • Best & Fairest: Nick McNeilly
  • RunnerUp Best & Fairest: Curtly Ritchie
  • Most Consistent: Nick Stamatakos
  • Coaches Award: Jake Stopinski
  • Most Goals: Josh Stone
  • Most Improved: Tyson Henry

Under 19’s Team

  • Colin Kiker Medal – Best & Fairest: Riley Beaton
  • Runner Up Best & Fairest: Sol Mesfin
  • Most Consistent: Lachie Noy
  • Coaches Award: Jordan Dale
  • Most Goals: Zak Stone
  • Most Improved: Shae Stokes
  • Best Finals Player: Nathan Palamara


  • 250 Games: Kyle Brooks
  • 200 Games: Ty Huckstepp, Tim Lee
  • 150 Games: Lachlan Grieg, Taylor Leggate
  • 100 Games: Jake Denes, Jackson Freeman, David Lang, Sean Young

Veterans Team

  • Best & Fairest: Huys (Bobby) Yusuf
  • Runner Up B&F: Michael Jamieson
  • Most Determined: Darryn Paul
  • John Albert Players Award: Craig Myers
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Jarryd Smith joins the Devils for 2020

Jarryd Smith has joined the Devils for 2020

The Devils are very pleased to welcome tough midfielder/forward Jarryd Smith to the club. The 26yo is the first new player to sign on with the Devils for season 2020.

The club is actively recruiting specific players to add to our current squad of committed players under Senior Coach Steve Cochrane.

Most recently Jarryd played with Ararat FC, and previously played senior footy with Vermont FC. Jarryd joins his brother Dylan at the club who plays for the Devils U19’s.

Life Members awarded

Congratulations to Sam Bates, Karen Moore and Kyle Brooks – recently awarded Life membership of Wantirna South Football Club.

All 3 have made outstanding contributions to the club over many years.

U19’s into Semi Final 2019

This Sunday the U19’s play in the Semi Final against Lilydale.  The game is at East Ringwood Reserve on Sunday September 1st from 10am.

Earlier in the season the U19’s defeated Lilydale at their ground, but they got us back in the return game at home.  Both games were close so it should be a cracking game.

The team is unchanged from last weeks big victory over Knox.