News HFCA's Melbourne supporters join our annual Collingwood Rotary Fair Play fundraiser

The Collingwood Rotary Fair Play community football tournament was launched in March 2007 and HFCA were delighted to organise the 18th version in Clifton Hill, Melbourne.

Local teams with underprivileged youth representing Richmond, Collingwood and Fitzroy public housing estates took part alongside teams from Ivanhoe Grammar School and many more.

All the teams and volunteers gather for a group photo. Image Dean Phipps

''The Rotary Club of Collingwood is proud of its association with the Fair Play competition.  Fair Play brings together young sportsmen and women from all walks of life in a friendly, but spirited competition.  As they all get to play several games they get the opportunity to mingle with each other between games and watch how their competitors play.''
Bruce Shaw, Collingwood Rotary President

Fair Play teams for all 18 events have had male/female teams and here are Mighty Mekongs (white tops) and Fitzroy Lions players in action. Image Dean Phipps

Big thanks to Dan Walder, as always a great job on the scoreboards! Thanks to Dj Spankpants and misterjon for providing a super soundtrack.
Thanks to the referees Stan and Evan for doing a fantastic job in keeping the games flowing. Thanks to our sponsors Collingwood RotaryClifton Tennis ClubCity of YarraMelbourne VictoryTiger Corp and Football Victoria.

(L to R) Collingwood Rotary's Bruce Shaw presents Khadra (middle holding football) with her player of the tournament prize alongside HFCA Founder Paraic Grogan

Check out all the photos here