BWE was established by Serbian migrants from the south-west area of Sydney in 1968. the club was originally known as the Avala Sports Club In 1977 Avala was promoted to the New South Wales Premier League and competed in the top level of New South Wales football until 1986.
After a two year absence from the New South Wales Premier League (and a New South Wales Winter Super League title later) Avala returned to top flight action in 1989, undergoing a name change to Bonnyrigg White Eagles after the 1992 season, and remained in the Top Division until 2006.
The club was originally Its most famous products are former socceroo Milan Blagojević and current Central Coast and young socceroo goalkeeper Danny Vuković
Colours and Badge
Bonnyrigg White Eagles home colours have been the traditional Red Shirt, Blue Shorts and White Socks since the club's inception. The away kit has seen changes from year to year and is currently White Shirt, Blue Shorts and White Socks.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles play their home matches at Bonnyrigg Sports Club. The ground dates back to May 1966 when 7 acres (28,000 m2) of land was purchased for the building of a social club and footballing grounds. Over the years the grounds were improved when in 1986 it became the permanent home ground for Bonnyrigg. In 2001, an additional 3 acres (12,000 m2) of land was purchased as part of a plan to renovate the club and expand the training grounds. This was completed in October 2005.
Notable Players: Bonnyrigg White Eagles and the Socceroos
A number of Socceroos have donned the jersey of Bonnyrigg White Eagles, these include;
- Milan Blagojević
- Rod Brown
- Bobby Despotovski
- Gary van Egmond
- Craig Foster
- Michael Gibson
- Anthony Henderson
- Marshall Soper
- Warren Spink
- Robert Wheatley
- Greg Woodhouse