Football on the Mornington Peninsula started in June 1887 when Frankston’s finest young men took on their southern neighbors from Mornington in the first organized local match of our indigenous game. The simplicity & romance of two local towns playing an annual footy game has long since passed as other villages grew and wished to challenge the football ability within the area. Since 1887, the team wearing Frankston’s original red & black
Of all the competition restructures over the past 130 years, the most relevant to the Peninsula football that we know today was the 1987 merger of the Mornington Peninsula Football League and the Nepean Football League to bring together the majority of current member clubs of the MPNFL. Whilst deemed to be good for football at the time, the flow on effect was that the Bombers
Football season 2018 ushers in yet another change to our football landscape & the Frankston Bombers could not be happier with the new competition where the Peninsula’s oldest
The first chapter may have been written at The Point in Mornington in 1887, but the story continues…..