As renovations to the clubhouse have been completed a small but dedicated team of volunteers are now working to piece together the rich history of Bardon Latrobe Football Club to display in the clubhouse.
A dedicated trophy cabinet will be installed on the backwall of the clubhouse with trophies and artefacts ready to be displayed.
A central component of the display will be items donated by Narelle McKeown, the grand-daughter of club legend and former Queensland and Australia representative Bert Murray. Bert played for the club from from 1924 to 1940 and was captain for many years.
Well-known football historian Greg Werner said of the collection “the jerseys are in brilliant condition…from what I can see the Murray collection is the best in the country. They have done the code a huge service.”
The working party for the trophy cabinet have several objectives, not least trying to balance the full history of the club and we need your help in identifying all periods of the clubs history to be honoured and displayed.
We recently met with former club president Ray Evans and former player and life member Bruce Atterton-Evans who were extremely helpful regarding their golden era at the club.
Unofficial club historian Peter Eedy is also assisting and has provided invaluable assistance and insight over the years.
So how can you help? We have a history of the club and a life members section but we need photos, jerseys and any trophies of note you may have an wish to give to the club to display.
Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any information you have that might assist us in this project particularly any “wilderness” years.