Resilience, Enthusiasm, Sacrifice, Purpose, Energy, Commitment & Togetherness.


Bonnyrigg White Eagles FC is one of the oldest and most respected football clubs in Australia, with a proud history spanning over fifty-two years. The club started life in 1968 as ‘Avala Sports Club’, founded by a group of Serbian immigrants who brought their unwavering passion for the game of football to Australia.

Today, our home ground and sports club covers over eight hectares in Bonnyrigg, NSW. The complex includes a main grass field and stadium, along with two additional grass training pitches.

BWE FC have won multiple NPL premierships and championships over the years and boast a long list of talented players who have honed their skills the club.

They include current Socceroo and Red Star Belgrade defender Milos Degenek, who worked his way through our youth system from an early age. Danny Vukovic is another with national team honors who began his career a White Eagle before moving onto the A-League and a career in Europe with KCR Genk in Belgium. Most recently, Luke Ivanovic signed his first professional contract at Sydney FC having come through his junior years at the White Eagles as well as taking his first senior steps as a 16-year old in the famous red jersey.

The culture at BWE FC is incredibly strong and has been built over many years. It is best demonstrated by the loyalty of our players across all age groups. Everyone from the staff, players and coaches to the leadership team follow a set of key values built around Resilience, Enthusiasm, Sacrifice, Purpose, Energy, Commitment and Togetherness.

Latest News



BWE FC call on all members and supporters to attend thr 2020 club AGM on November 1st, 1pm, @bonnosports

Register your expression of interest as we eagerly await official Football NSW trial dates.


Youth & 18s -

This Saturday we take on St George Saints at 6pm! ...

Don't miss the chance to attend @aleague super star @milos_ninkovic_official school holiday camp and register soon as spots are filling quickly. @ninko10football ...


After an incredible rise in 2020, @roberteremugo has signed his first senior contract with the Bonnyrigg White Eagles, confirming his stay till 2022 at the Rigg!

Bravo Robbie!

Making his debut tonight at the Rigg, new signing @judahcleur_ ...

Youth Development

Youth development is a key part of BWE FC. Our program is run by a team of experienced and passionate football coaches, under the guidance of Dragan Pupovac – our Head of Football. We pride ourselves on developing players from U9’s up, with a focus on building strong technical and tactical skills.

All of our young players are given a holistic understanding of football to help them gain the confidence they need to get to the next level.

The SAP program is led by Technical Director Leo Carle who possesses an A-License, closely supported by coaches Darryn Leeson, Luciano Oliveira and Rami El Masri.

Our Youth Technical Director is Chris Keane who has a UEFA A License, supported by youth coaches Ratko Lovric, Neil Harris, Tony Hristovski, Tony Makerry and Nikola Pozder.

BWE FC has a clear pathway to the senior program which is run by First Grade Head Coach Wayne O’Sullivan, holder of an FFA Pro-Diploma, supported by his trusted senior staff of David Broadbent, Scott Barlow and Ian Arnott.

First Team

1. James Chronopoulos

2. Jack Kuipers

3. David Vrankovic

5. Goran Subara

6. Nikola Zonjic

7. Richie Darko

9. Radovan Pavicevic

10. Aiden Taouil

11. Asmir Kadric

12. Jack Armson

13. James McKenzie

14. Bradie Smith

15. Raymond Miller

16. Hiyori Kawaguchi

18. Mun-So Gil

19. Aaron Peterson

20. Stefan Giglio

21. Jordan Crighton

22. Sam Gallaway

23. Judah Cleur

24. Nic Petrillo

37. Robert Eremugo

Dragan Pupovac
Head of Football

Wayne O’Sullivan
Head Coach

Ian Arnott
Team Manager

Scott Barlow
Strength & Conditioning

Roslyn Trimboli

Past Players

Milos Degenek   Danny Vukovic   Milan Blagojevic   Doug Utjesonovic   Bobby Despotovski   Gary Van Egmond   Paul Foster   Craig Foster   Tony Henderson   Stan Ackerley   Marshall Soper   Robert Wheatley   Greg Woodhouse   Ballamodou Conte   Glen Moss   Luke Ivanovic



  • NSW Premier League Championship (x4): 1992, 2001, 2013, 2015
  • NSW Premier League Premiership (x6): 1992, 1998, 1999, 2010, 2012, 2014
  • NSW Premier League Championship Runners Up (x6): 1997, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2012
  • NSW Premier League Premiership Runners Up (x4): 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005
  • NSW Premier League Club Championship (x3): 2005, 2010, 2012
  • NSW Super League Club Championship (x1): 2008
  • NSW Super League Championship (x3):1976, 1988, 2007
  • NSW Super League Premiership (x3): 1976, 1988, 2008
  • NSW Super League Premiership Runners Up (x1): 2007
  • NSW Division One Champions (x1): 1973


  • National Premier Leagues Cup Runners Up(x1): 2014
  • Ampol Cup Winners(x1): 1977
  • Waratah Cup (x2): 1992, 2004
  • Waratah Cup Runners Up(x1): 1991
  • Johnny Warren Cup Winners(x2): 2003, 2005
  • NSW Continental Tyres Cup Runners Up (x1): 2004
  • White Eagles Cup Runners Up(x1): 2012
  • Karadjordje Cup Winners (x4): 1992, 1993, 1995, 2000
  • Karadjodje Cup Runners-Up (x5): 1988, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996


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For general enquiries, email:
Address: 618 Elizabeth Drive, Bonnyrigg NSW 2177