Team sports

Browse our team-based sports clubs.

Australian rules men

Fancy a game of football? Join UHSVU a men's Australian football club with the following grades in 2016:

  • Seniors VAFA D3
  • Reserves VAFA D3
  • Club XVIII VAFA
  • Under 18.

Join the UHSVU club

Senior Coach: Brendan Payne – 0402 471 221
President: Chris Marchio – 0478 485 530
Website: UHSVU Football Club website
Email: uhsvuinbox@gmail.com
Facebook: UHSVU on Facebook

Australian rules women

The VU Western Spurs are a proud women's football club competing in the Victorian Women's Football League with three teams including an under 12s, youth and senior team. Women of all ages and abilities are welcomed to the club for the 2016 season and for further beyond.

Join the VU Western Spurs club

Phone: 0406 621 699
Facebook: Western Spurs on Facebook
Twitter: Western Spurs on Twitter

Baseball

The Newport Baseball Club was established in 1928 and is a Division 1 club. It has a rich history of great players, characters and impressive results achieved over many years. The club also has many individual player achievements at all age groups in various representative sides.

So whether you are a current member, previous member or potential new member, come down to the RAM-DOME and take the field or just enjoy being part of our great club.

The club is also actively in assisting with VU’s representation in the Baseball competition at the Australian University Games.

Join the Newport Baseball Club

Email: newportbaseballclub@gmail.com
Website: Newport Baseball Club

Cheerleading

The VU Vipers Cheerleading club meet three times weekly for competitive cheer training on Mondays and Wednesdays (7am - 8.45am) and competitive dance training on Fridays (7am - 8.45am) in E111 at the Footscray Park Campus.

As current reigning champions of the Southern University Games, the Vipers are preparing teams to compete to defend their title. These teams will also compete to win state and national championships against the other universities in Australia.

If you love acrobatics, tumbling, stunting, dancing, getting fit and enjoy a great team spirit this is for you!

Join the cheerleading club

Email: vuvipers@live.com.au
Facebook: VU Vipers on Facebook

Cricket

Flemington Cricket Club a short distance from the VU Footscray Park and City campuses offers four senior sides (VTCA) that all play on turf wickets at Newmarket Reserve (corner of Racecourse Road and Epsom Road, behind the bowls club) and Walter Street reserve in Ascot Vale catering for the serious and the social cricketer. The club has its own clubhouse, training facilities and playing ovals and enjoys a multicultural and inclusive environment with low membership fees and student discount.

The club is also actively in assisting with VU’s representation in the T20 Cricket competition at the Australian University Games.

Join the Flemington cricket club

Matt O'Neill, President: presidentflemingtongulls@gmail.com | 0423 685 439
Adrian McMillan, Secretary: secretaryflemingtongulls@gmail.com

Gridiron

The Western Crusaders are an American Football club located at the Henry Turner Reserve South, behind VU’s Footscray Park campus.

The club has men’s, women’s and junior teams and welcome all new players. The club has also benefitted from experienced players coming from USA, Japan, UK, NZ, Samoa, Tonga, Italy and other backgrounds.

Join the gridiron club

Email: wcrusaders@gmail.com
Facebook: Western Crusaders on Facebook

Hockey

Werribee Hockey Club

We has a strong affiliation with Werribee Hockey Club. The Club is situated in a key growth corridor of the Wyndham area a short distance from the University's Werribee campus and has four senior men's, four senior women's and 11 junior teams, totalling more than 300 playing and social members.

Join the Werribee Hockey Club

Email: whc@werribeehockeyclub.com.au
Facebook: Werribee Hockey Club on Facebook

Footscray Hockey Club

Footscray Hockey Club is ten minutes from the Footscray Campus is one of 12 Premier League Clubs in Melbourne. Established in 1934, it has over 600 members and 45 teams, fielding nine men's, nine women's, six masters and 21 junior teams. There are two superb pitches, a large pavilion and a very welcoming and social environment.

Join the Footscray Hockey Club

Nicole Virtuoso
Email: footscrayhc@hockeyvictoria.org.au
Website: Footscray Hockey Club site

Lawn bowls

The Footscray Park Lawn Bowls club is a friendly lawns bowls club in Footscray, inner west Melbourne. It is conveniently located just steps away from the Victoria University Footscray Park Campus.

All students and staff are welcome; serious or social bowlers, and those just looking for fun with social barefoot bowls every Thursday from 5pm – 7pm.

Join the lawn bowls club

Phone: +61 3 9687 5563
Facebook: Footscray Park Lawn Bowls club on Facebook

Netball

The VU Vultures Netball Club is based at the Victoria University Community Sports Stadium at VU Whitten Oval in Footscray.

Our teams compete in the Parkville Netball Association Competition at the State Netball Centre.

Premier League Open - Tuesday nights

The club trains on Sundays 3-6pm at the Victoria University Community Sports Stadium with some Monday training held for open divisions.

Join the netball club

Phone: 0432 325 350 (Tess)
Email: vuvulturesnc@outlook
Website: https://vuvulturesnc.teamapp.com
Facebook: VU Vultures Netball on Facebook

Quidditch

Welcome to VU’s one and only quidditch team, Victoria University Quidditch Club! We're the newest playing team in Victoria and on the lookout for more players. If you're into Harry Potter, running around, and meeting fantastic people you should come to training! VUQC is a very welcoming team, so students: feel free to bring your friends!

Join the VU Quidditch Club

Facebook: VU Quidditch Club on Facebook

Rugby union club

We have an affiliation with Footscray Rugby Union Club based at the rear of the VU Footscray Park campus.

The club has a long history supporting men's in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and even 4th grade and also has women's, colts and junior teams. The club welcomes any new players whether experienced or novice.

Join the rugby union club

Andre Van Der Schee
Phone: 0458 911 000
Email: drevanders@gmail.com

Soccer (women's)

Maribyrnong Swifts Football Club is a women's soccer club with two teams in the FFV State League. Training is held from 7 - 9pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from February to September at our home ground located at Johnson Reserve, Essex Street, West Footscray. The club welcomes players of all abilities – from beginners through to experienced players.

The club offers:

Join the women's soccer club

Lysandra Gonsalves
Phone: 0433 713 597
Email: maribyrnongswiftsfc@gmail.com
Website: Maribyrnong Swifts FC

Touch football

The Victoria University Touch Football Club formed from the enthusiastic women and men competing at Southern and Australian University Games over a number of years.

If you are looking for regular community competition, our mixed team has been competing in local leagues rotating players through the ranks. The club is looking to boost members through the formation of men's, mixed and women's teams to compete in club competition and University Games.

Join the touch football club

Email: vutouch@live.com.au
Facebook: VU Touch on Facebook

Volleyball

VU Volleyball Club participates in the Victorian Volleyball League, we have a Women's Premier team and a Men's Division 2 team in State League. If you would like to train, play and compete in this great sport, we are seeking players to participate in these teams or create even more teams to enter in other divisions in the league.

Teams play every Saturday at the State Volleyball Centre in Dandenong.

Join the volleyball club

Women's team
Email: vuvc.womens@gmail.com

Men's team
Email: vuvc.mens@gmail.com

  • 17/U - Tuesday nights
  • 15/U - Thursday nights
  • 13/U - Saturday mornings
    • skills-based training that will build your ability on and off the ball
    • a qualified, dedicated and encouraging coaching team
    • an inclusive, welcoming and community-minded culture
    • renovated club rooms, attractive grounds and ample parking
    • affordable fees.
    • Women's training – Every Thursday 8-9.30pm at VU Footscray
    • Men's training – Every Tuesday 6-7.30pm at VU Footscray