We’re always on the look out for new players to join us at “The Nest”. Macleod has a proud history of being a family club that has produced a number of VFL / AFL stars. We have also built a strong culture that promotes player development, participation, and a welcoming environment for boys and girls of all ages.
Macleod JFC prides itself on the following core values. If this is something you would like to be part of, feel free to drop us a line via our contact page.
Our Club Culture
We are a FAMILY FOCUSED club that promotes and implements a stable, nurturing environment. Everyone gets a fair go and we promote fun and enjoyment. Regular family days consisting of BBQs and activities are held for all players and there families. It’s this culture that has produces long lasting friendship, not only with the players as the move through the junior ranks, but also the many parents and helpers around the club.
Our AUSKICK PROGRAM headed by Tom Barca won the NAB AFL award for the best run AUSKICK program in the region, showing the importance and value we place on nurturing young footballers, and developing a love of the game for players of all skill levels.
We are the Home of Tomorrow’s Champions
MJFC has produced the greatest number of PAST AND PRESENT VFL / AFL PLAYERS when compared to any other junior football clubs in our area.
The current list of AFL players includes:
MICHAEL HURLEY AND KYLE LANGFORD (ESSENDON)
AIDEN CORR (GWS GIANTS)
BILLY LONGER (ST KILDA)
BEN LENNON (RICHMOND)
With other notable past players such as Jarrod Molloy (Fitzroy, Brisbane, Collingwood), Tony Woods (Hawthorn), Robert Scott (Geelong, North Melbourne), and even former umpire Matthew Ellis, we have every rite to be proud of our rich history of player development.
Check out MCJFC TV to hear Michael Hurley reflect on his time at the club.
Pathways to Senior Football Glory
The CONTINUAL development and improvement of every player at the MJFC, from Auskick players right upto the U17’s ensures a smooth progression through the ages groups.
The value of this was highlighted in 2015 the Macleod FC took out the Northern Football League Senior Division 1 Premiership! This side that day consisted of 15 players that played at the MJFC! Imagine the elation of lifting a senior premiership cup with mates who your started playing with in tackers!!