Forest Rangers celebrate 50th anninversary

Forest Rangers Soccer Club celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday.

Rangers play Creswick for the Anton Erkamps-Seamons Cup in the Ballarat District Soccer Association first division on the Morshead Park stadium pitch.

The cup is named in honour of Anton Erkamps-Seamons, who died in a road accident at the age of 10 in 2008.

Forest Rangers was formed in 1967 and is based at Wendouree West Recreation Reserve.

The day will comprise a reunion of players, officials, supporters and their families and friends, with a special dinner after the match.

Rangers lost most of their early records in a fire and is interested in any memorabilia and photographs anyone might have of its formative years. Any information may be forwarded to