July 8th, 2018
A new era for Collingwood at Victoria Park
Collingwood's VFL Women play their first game at Victoria Park
June 3rd, 2018
JACK HELLIER PLAYS 100 VFL GAMES
Members Stand flagstone returned home
Stolen 50 years ago, the 1909 Members Stand flagstone has finally been returned home to Victoria Park.
The Members Stand was constructed in 1909 and opened by the Lord Mayor of Collingwood Cr. H. Evans on May 1st before the round one clash against arch rivals Fitzroy at Victoria Park.
The Members Stand served the Collingwood Football Club for nearly 60 seasons until it was finally demolished in 1968 to make way for the construction of the first two thirds of the Sherrin Stand. It was during this demolition that the flagstone was stolen. Somehow the large and very heavy stone made it's way under the decking of a council house in Hawthorn where it was discovered by local workers performing renovations on the property.
The Victoria Park Heritage Committee is very proud to have played a key role in returning home an important part of Victoria Park's history.
Vale Anne Williams
The Victoria Park Heritage Committee offers our sincerest condolences to the Richards and Pannam (Pannamopolous) families for the loss of their much loved Lou.
Lou's love for Collingwood and Victoria Park was only surpassed by his love for his incredible wife Edna and the beautiful family around them.
Lewis Thomas Charles Richards
Born March 15th, 1923
250 games - 423 goals
1953 Premiership Captain
A State Funeral will be held
to farewell Lou at St Paulís Cathedral
on Wednesday, May 17th at 11:00am