After receiving a formal request from the Doveton Eagles FNC to be repositioned into Division 3 for the 2020 season, the SFNL Board after consideration of all information available, the Club’s current circumstance and after meeting with the member clubs have determined the following outcome for the Doveton Eagles FNC due to breaches of proper governance and reporting;
- Season 2020 – Doveton Eagles FNC to be placed in Division Three (3) starting the 2020 season on minus (-) 16 premiership points under By-law 13.1.5 (iii) - Season 2021 – Doveton Eagles FNC to play in no Division higher than Division Three (3) regardless of their season performance, starting the 2021 season on minus (-) 8 premiership points under By-law 13.1.5 (iv) if still in Division 3 - Season 2022 – Doveton Eagles FNC to play in no Division higher than Division Three starting the 2022 season on zero (0) premiership points under By-law 13.1.5 (iv) - The League to receive Monthly financial reports from the Doveton Eagles FNC throughout the 2020 & 2021 calendar years.
Due to this repositioning, Oakleigh Districts FNC will remain in Division 1 for season 2020 and Heatherton FNC will remain in Division 2 for season 2020.
A revised fixture for Division 1, 2 and 3 will be released shortly with Oakleigh Districts replacing Doveton Eagles in the Division 1 Fixture, Heatherton replacing Oakleigh Districts in the Division 2 fixture and Doveton Eagles replacing Heatherton in the Division 3 fixture.
The Board and Executive now considers this matter closed and will ensure the above sanctions are fully adhered to by the Doveton Eagles FNC.