Almanac Footy: FIDA Seagulls

Callum Quirk reflects on his significant time spent playing for Willy in the FIDA competition, with triumphant highs and lowly lows.

Almanac (Community) Footy – National Inclusion Carnival 2023: Tassie win Inclusion Championship in a cliff-hanger

Vin Maskell reports on the very successful National Inclusion Carnival played in Ipswich last week. And the winner was a real surprise!

Almanac (Community) Footy: National Inclusion Carnival 2023

Vin Maskell previews the annual FIDA national championships which get underway in Ipswich this weekend.

Almanac (Community) Footy: The FIDA Grand Finals

Vin Maskell reports on Grand Final Day for FIDA, a non-profit organisation which encourages people with an intellectual disability to become involved in footy.

Almanac (Inclusive) Footy Songs: Yeronga South Brisbane sign the song

There was a wonderful moment in the QAFLW last month as the Yeronga South Brisbane women belted out the song after a win, but it was a far from ordinary rendition…

The fourth jumper

Vin Maskell’s trio of particularly personal football jumpers is now a quartet, courtesy of a recent gift from a coach.

Twin flags for FIDA Seagulls

The Williamstown FIDA Seagulls capped off a stellar season by winning two premierships on Sunday 28 August at Central Reserve, Waverley.

FIDA Grand Finals this Sunday

The FIDA footy season comes to a finale this Sunday 28 August, with four Grand Finals, all at Central Reserve, Glen Waverley.

New award for FIDA footy film

Road To Glory, the short film about Williamstown Seagulls FIDA team’s 2014 premiership, has won a third award.

FIDA footy film wins two awards

Mark Hellinger and Jesse Maskell have won the People’s Choice and Cultural Diversity awards at the 2015 Setting Sun Short Film Festival. Their film Road To Glory tells the story of the Williamstown Seagulls FIDA Football Club in the lead up to their thrilling 2014 premiership. The club plays in a league for footballers with [Read more]

Short film about intellectual disability footy

Jesse Maskell’s latest short film is a five minute documentary about intellectual disability football. The five minute film focuses, in an understated way, on the Williamstown Seagulls team and the final weeks of their 2014 season.

FIDA Grand Final finishes in a flourish

The finish of Sunday’s Division 1 FIDA Grand Final between Williamstown and Kananook was a heart-stopping corker. Vin Maskell survived to tell the tale.

FIDA Seagulls take minor flag

The FIDA finals kick-off on Sunday 24 August: Division 1 in Wyndham, Division 2 in Alphinton, Division 3 in Springvale. Pop along if you wish.

FIDA Bulls charge into flag contention

The business end of the FIDA season is fast approaching and the Bulls are charging.

FIDA Seagulls win for Daniel

Williamstown beat North Ballarat in a match which was dedicated to the memory of Daniel Oakley who died unexpectedly on Sunday July 6.

Carnival highlights inclusiveness

All roads (and public transport) lead to Preston City Oval this Thursday afternoon for the start of the the 2014 National Inclusion Carnival.

Another heart-stopper for FIDA Tigers

Is a draw a dream that don’t come true, or is it something worse? The FIDA Tigers take on the Kananook Bulls.

FIDA Tigers pip Seagulls in reserves thriller

There were three FIDA games at the Fearon Reserve in Williamstown on Sunday 25 May and the reserves game was a beauty.

South FIDA take the points in Under 21 game

Vin Maskell keeps us up to date with the happenings in footy for the disabled.

FIDA victories for Wyndham and Willi

Vin Maskell gives the weekend’s results in the Football Integration Development Association.