The Ringwood Spiders, a football club for people with disabilities, competes within the Football Integration Development Association (FIDA) league and recently won the 2009 Grand Final, the club’s first premiership in 14 years.
Tonight, Maroondah City Council held a Civic Reception to congratulate the club and its members on their successful season. The reception provided an opportunity for council to recognise the growth of the club, both on and off the field.
The Ringwood Spiders, now have a successful cheerleading squad and are considering entering a second football team for next year’s season. The Club is also preparing a range of activities during its off-season to further strengthen its team and community.