Sport

Luke has a youth vision

Benalla coach Luke Morgan led the Goulburn Valley League to its first interleague win since 2014 on Saturday, and the forward thinker wants to ensure the viability of the competition for future years.. The GVL will implement an under-16 competition

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Shepparton News
May 25 2018
Sport

Not yet weakest Linc

Anyone who says football is a young man’s game is kidding themselves — or simply has not met the ageless wonder that is Linc Wellington.. One of Tatura’s favourite sons will notch up game number 250 against Seymour tomorrow, 16

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Alex Mitchell
May 25 2018
Sport

That’s gold, as milkman delivers a cash cow

The future of Picola District Football Netball League is financially secure after it entered into a long-term naming rights sponsorship with Sungold Milk.. The brand is a division of milk power Saputo, which recently acquired Murray Goulburn

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Alex Mitchell
May 24 2018
Sport

Swans are Bloods thirsty for win

Katunga will have its chance to make a big statement when it hosts Tocumwal in a Picola District Netball League Saturday special.. Playing the reigning north-west premier is never an easy task; the Bloods’ impressive dominant streak has only

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Alex Mitchell
May 24 2018
Sport

Roos ready to rumble

The fate of Girgarre’s and Merrigum’s seasons rest on their upcoming run of matches.. After the pair meets on Saturday, the Bulldogs will face Tallygaroopna, Undera, Nagambie and Stanhope.. The Kangaroos will next line-up against

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Lauren Bordin
May 24 2018
Sport

Marriott loves getting...

Benalla’s own high-flying ruckman Mark Marriott has enjoyed playing football since he was a young and isn’t showing any signs of losing his love for the game.. ‘‘I’m not sure what it really was, my parents just brought

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Georgia Smith
May 24 2018
Sport

It’s take two at...

Rushworth Speedway opens its gates again this Saturday from 1pm for another huge action-packed and entertaining show.. The recently rained-out Australian Compact Speedcar national title is back on the program.. The popular Dave Pollard Memorial for

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
Sport

Thrilled to be asked, then play interleague

When you have only been in town for five minutes, and you’ve only played six games for the best team in regional Victoria, the last thing you expect is to be asked to play for the interleague team.. And to be honest, after my performance at

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
Sport

Aware of what’s ahead

Rennie will look to continue its surprising season on Saturday when it hosts Picola United.. It might be last season’s north-west premier battling the south-east’s, but it is fair to say the Blues enter the contest as a warm favourite

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Alex Mitchell
May 24 2018
Sport

Misiti ain’t Abby with situation

Nagambie will travel to Avenel with the bare seven players after fixturing means its B-grade side will be playing away.. Neither the Swans or Violet Town have a B-grade team and, as a result, the Lakers’ second tier team will travel to the

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Lauren Bordin
May 24 2018
Sport

Schache and bake time...

Prized recruit Josh Schache is closing in on a debut for the Western Bulldogs after an encouraging run of form in the VFL.. Schache, the No. 2 pick at the 2015 draft, has been made to work hard for an opportunity at AFL level since switching from

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
Sport

KDFNL Footy Show: Week...

Avenel and Nagambie have both not had the start they would have liked this season but a match between the two rivals never fails to disappoint.. Along with looking at that game Foxy, JR and Lauren also review the KDFNL's interleague loss in both

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
Sport

Carnival like a mini...

Shepparton’s world class soccer facilities will get a serious workout from June 9-11 when the city hosts the Victorian Country Junior Football Championships.. Almost 70 teams will compete in the long weekend extravaganza at McEwen Reserve

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Alex Mitchell
May 24 2018
Sport

GVL Footy Show: Week 9

Noel Hussey covered the Goulburn Valley League for decades, both as sports editor at The News as well as serving as publicity officer of the league.. Foxy and JR chatted with the Stawell Gift winner about his own sporting feats as well as covering

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
PDFL

PDFNL Footy Show: Week 8

This week on the Picola Footy Show, Foxy and JR have a big story for you with the announcement of the league's new naming rights sponsor.. Then Alex is here to have a look back at a scintillating game of football between Waaia and the Deniliquin

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
Sport

Cat now a Bear

Geelong premiership player Tom Lonergan is pulling on the boots for a one-off game with Tungamah in the Murray league this season.. The Yarrawonga product will become a Bear on June 16, giving the side an added edge against Congupna.. Players Nick

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Lauren Bordin
May 24 2018
MFL

MFL Footy Show: week 9

The boys (and girls) are back this week for the MFL Footy Show, and the panel welcomes two very special guests to the studio.. On the football field, this weekend's action presents an opportunity for teams to get a leg up on those around them on

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Shepparton News
May 24 2018
Sport

Road reunion to be...

Footballing memories will be celebrated at Congupna Football Club’s premiership reunion. The Road will celebrate the 1968 under-17 premiership and the 1978 senior premiership on Saturday, June 9.. Ted Grace, who coached the under-17s, said he

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Madeleine Cac...
May 24 2018
Sport

SDJFL savours success

Shepparton District Junior Football League showed its might at Sunday’s Goulburn Campaspe Junior Football League carnival.. The SDJFL was dominant, winning three of the four age groups in an impressive display of the region’s footballing

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Alex Mitchell
May 23 2018
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