Sponsored Sporting Clubs

Being an important part of the community the Knox Club prides itself in sponsoring local sporting clubs, charities and educational organisations and is proud of its role within the community. Through these sponsorships we have been able to show our gratitude to the local communities with large and small sponsorships and will continue our support for many years to come. Our goal is to be able to connect with the community and be of service inside and outside the Knox Club itself. The Knox Club is the largest Sponsor of sporting clubs in the Eastern suburbs.


We are proud to be part of the local community, not just a bowls club. We have created a facility that many local organisations and groups can and do use.  Also, through our active invo

lvement in advisory committees and consultation processes, we have had input into many other improvements in the area, including the redevelopment of Guy Turner Reserve as a whole, street art and even pedestrian crossings, and generally throughout the community hub in which we “live.”


Established in 1895, the Bayswater Football Club has been a vital part of the local community for over 100 years. In that time the club has continued to provide not only an enjoyable sporting environment, but also a pathway for players to realise their potential and compete at the highest level. Affiliated with the Eastern Football League, the biggest Australian rules football competition in terms of participation, we field a range of teams from our juniors through to our seniors.


The Boronia Football Club was formed in 1932 as part of the new Croydon/Ferntree Gully Football League. In 1962, Boronia joined the Eastern Districts Football League (EDFL), which is now currently known as the Eastern Football League (EFL). Boronia Hawks Football Netball Club fields Senior, Junior, Veterans and Womens Football teams and three Netball teams in the Eastern Football League. We also have an Auskick Centre for primary school boys and girls and we run school and holiday football clinics for boys and girls during the year. Boronia Football Netball Club is a community based organisation that provides an important sporting and social hub for the people of Boronia. We are committed to operating the Club in a professional and responsible manner that is consistent with our legal obligations and community expectations. Accordingly, the Boronia Football Club aims to create a healthy, safe and family friendly environment that will help to support a positive image for the Club and will also be advantageous in attracting new members. Boronia Hawks acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land in Boronia, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation.


The Fairpark Football Club (FFC) is a community-based club consisting of Junior and Senior football teams, Auskick, netball and new in 2020 Women’s Senior Football. The club is centrally located, with junior teams operating from Lewis Park, Wantirna South (behind Westfield Knox) and senior teams operating from Fairpark Reserve, Ferntree Gully. Our Club is driven by several principles, with a key focus on community development. Opportunities to participate in sport are offered to local community members of all ages, with 95% of the Club’s membership base residing in the City of Knox. The community principle is also extended to creating community partnerships, where FFC work hard to develop and maintain partnerships with local businesses and community groups. Through partnerships with local community groups, FFC has raised much needed fund for groups such as Boronia CFA and Boronia RSL. Additionally, FFC has driven local business. Follow Fairpark FC on Facebook


The Knox Gardens Cricket Club is a family club. Our environment welcomes all and we pride ourselves on our very inclusive, welcoming culture. All players are treated equally and socially the club is a fantastic place to be. Our facilities, Knox Gardens Reserve, in Wantirna South, are some of the best in the Eastern suburbs and we pride ourselves in providing an enjoyable place for people to play cricket both on field and off. At Knox Gardens we accommodate players of all ages and all skill levels and all Junior Teams are coached by accredited coaches who also have "working with children" certification. The Knox Gardens Cricket Club caters for players from 4 years of age (Boys and Girls), in our Woolworths Cricket program... to Junior players on Friday Nights (U/10’s, U/12s, U/14s )... and Junior players on Saturday mornings (U/16’s)... through to Senior cricketers on Saturday afternoons (Two Day & Split Innings Teams)... plus field a Veterans team for over 38’s on every 2nd Sunday afternoon. The club will be led by Club Coach and Life Member Daine Vernon and the 1st XI captain Peter Dunlop. If you’re thinking of playing cricket, contact us and enjoy on field success and skill development, and a great off field culture.


The Knox Football Club compete in the 1st Division of the Eastern Football League in Victoria. The league is considered one of the top suburban leagues in Australia and comprises 42 senior clubs over 4 divisions. With the support of our members and sponsors, the Knox Football Club intends to continue its constant improvement as a leading provider of local sports and entertainment to the community.


Established in 1925 the Scoresby Football Club provides the local community with the opportunity to participate in and support local football. Currently we have u17, u19, Reserves, Seniors, Veterans and our own Ladies Netball teams competing in the Eastern Football League. We are also proud to partner with the Knox City Council in support of our own Scoresby over 55's Group, who meet every Thursday for a coffee and chat at the Scoresby Social Rooms.


The South Croydon Football Club (SCFC) is a community based local football club established in 1969, currently competing in the Premier Division of the Eastern Football Netball League (EFNL). SCFC has enjoyed a prominent history within the Eastern Football League winning eight senior men’s premierships, making it one of the most successful clubs in the highly respected league. SCFC prides itself as an inclusive environment for all players, members and supporters as well their families and friends. The culture of the football club is practiced and respected by all members and is underpinned by the senior playing groups four key values: unity, respect commitment and honesty. Priding itself as a club that is connected and involved with its community, SCFC also has long involvement with the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. SCFC currently fields three senior men’s sides (under 19’s, reserves and seniors), a senior women’s side (expanding to two in 2020), a veteran’s (over 35’s) side, and in 2019 four netball teams.”


The Basin FNC is one of the fastest growing clubs in the Eastern Football League, with now over 550 registered players throughout its junior and senior ranks and 21 sides competing in Football and 3 in Netball. We are located at Batterham Park at the base of the Dandenong Ranges in The Basin – fondly known as “The Bear Cave”. We offer a complete football pathway from Auskick all the way through to our senior team and beyond. So whether you want to play for fun, fitness or friendship or to advance your skills to an elite level – there is a football experience for you.


Established in 1950, Wantirna South Cricket Club was built out of a sense of community and continues today with that same local spirit. With a strong focus on the development of Cricket and the growth of our junior program which encourages girls and boys of all ages and levels to participate in and enjoy Cricket. Wantirna South Cricket Club fields 5 senior sides, 9 junior teams including an all girls side, 1 veteran team and a “Woolworths Junior Blasters” program for those looking to commence their development and enjoyment of this great game. Our club enjoys first class amenities, training and match day facilities with the recent commissioning of our electronic scoreboard and the opening of our training nets. Wantirna South Cricket Club is a great place to enjoy cricket as a player, spectator or volunteer and we welcome any enquiry to be part of this great club.


The Wantirna South Football Club - The Devils prides itself on bringing the community together for football games and to connect them with our Business Partners, who are great supporters of local footy. It is our belief that a player who joins the Club will have the opportunity to develop as a player on the field, and to develop as an individual off the field. We are a not for profit club who reward players for excellence, but also provide opportunities for people to get involved in a real live, operating football club. Our players can enjoy being part of the club from Under 19’s through to Veterans (over 35’s). There are opportunities for players to develop into leadership roles too. Local football has all the elements Australians love about the game – Club rivalry is alive and well and you are very close to the action. Many of our players grew up in the area and played for the Wantirna South Junior FC – The Devils, and other junior clubs in the area. We always intend to develop our players to be the best they can be, and to enjoy themselves playing footy and being an important part of the club.