St Bedes / Mentone Tigers A.F.C. was formed in 1993 from an amalgamation of three clubs. St Bedes O.C.F.C. who were affiliated with both the V.A.F.A. and the M.S.J.F.L., the Mentone Football Club which was a member of the Southern Football League and the Mentone Junior Football Club, a member of the M.S.J.F.L.
In the first season of the merged club the senior team won the VAFA D Section Premiership capping off a memorable year.
Mentone FC was originally formed in 1904 and as such the club celebrated its centenary during 2004.
St.Bedes OCFC was formed in 1963 and competed initially in the YCW League before joining the VAFA in 1972 and playing continually in the Amateurs through to 1993. Mentone FC competed successfully in the Federal Football League and then the Southern Football League prior to 1993.