- Lower Plenty Football Club
The Lower Plenty Football Club is located in the north-eastern suburbs of
Melbourne. The club's home ground is in Montmorency, on the upper oval at Para Road Reserve, adjacent to the Montmorency Football Club's home ground.
Founded in 1961 as the
Diamond ValleyChurches Football Club, the club originally participated in the Metropolitan Churches League. When that league folded in 1970, the team became Diamond ValleyUnited and joined the Eastern Suburban Churches Football Association. In 1983, the club transferred into the Panton Hill Football League before returning to the ESCFA in 1986. Continuing the club's nomadic period, Lower Plentyspent seasons 1993 & 1994 in the Southern Football Leaguebefore settling into the second division of the Diamond Valley Football Leaguein 1995.
A premiership in 1999, saw the club promoted to the first division of the DVFL, where the club survived a handful of competitive seasons before inevitably returning to the lower tier.
While not dominating the finals series of the past 4 - 5 years, they have certainly been dominating the off field functions such as "rave at the cave" and the "man o man" nights.
* [http://www.lpfc.piczo.com/?cr=5&rfm=y/ Official club website]
* [http://www.footypedia.com/00000367.htm/ Footypedia history of Lower Plenty FC]
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