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.

Milan Susak returned to BWE FC in 2018 to coach our youth teams, after a successful career playing for major clubs in Serbia, China, Iran, India and Australia.

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.

First Team

1. James Chronopoulos

2. Jack Kuipers

3. David Vrankovic

4. Goran Subara

5. Nikola Zonjic

6. Richie Darko

7. Radovan Pavicevic

8. Aiden Taouil

9. Asmir Kadric

10. Jack Armson

11. James McKenzie

12. Bradie Smith

13. Ray Miller

14. Hiyori Kawaguchi

15. Mun-So Gil

16. Aaron Peterson

20. Stefan Giglio

21. Jordan Crighton

22. Nic Petrillo

24. Judah Cleur

24. Sam Gallaway

Dragan Pupovac
Head of Football

Wayne O’Sullivan
Head Coach

Ian Arnott
Team Manager

Scott Barlow
Strength & Conditioning

Roslyn Trimboli

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Youth Development

Youth development is a key part of BWE FC. Our program is run by a team of experienced and passionate youth 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 Pro Diploma, 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.

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