NAIDOC week at Longwarry


Longwarry Football Club held an Indigenous round in conjunction with NAIDOC Week on Saturday. This was Longwarry’s third year holding an Indigenous round and they are the only club to recognise NAIDOC week in Ellinbank and District football league and

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Serong set for draft

Warragul’s Caleb Serong was named MVP for Vic Country team in the recent AFL Under 18 Championships grand final.

Warragul local Caleb Serong is expected to be picked in the top 10 in the AFL Draft in November. He might even be picked in the top five. He was named MVP for the Vic Country team in Wednesday’s loss

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Dragons on top

Reece Harrison (centre) and Sandy Benson (right) were both judged best on ground for Drouin in the men’s reserves game.  Reece scored a hat-trick of goals as the Dragons won 5-0.  The sit top of the ladder. 

Drouin Dragons Soccer Club travelled to Korumburra on Sunday with perfect conditions producing great football. Spectators were treated to some high scoring, entertaining games. Drouin still sits at the top of the ladder in under 14s, under 16s and men’s

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Hill End lock up finals spot

Hill End

Hill End stamped themselves as the real deal and locked away a finals spot with an impressive 14-10-94 to 6-5-41 victory over Trafalgar. This was the end of the road for Trafalgar, their chances had come and gone in the

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Carlton stars answer the tough questions


Local Carlton FC stars Dale Thomas and Harry McKay took time out of their busy schedules to talk to students at Neerim South Primary School last week. Fellow Carlton players Liam Jones, Patrick Kerr, Liam Jones, Matthew Lobbe and Jacob

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Shanara’s living a football dream

Shanara Notman

Warragul’s Shanara Notman is kicking goals in women’s footy — literally. Notman was selected in the Vic Country squad for the 2019 AFLW U18 National Championships last Tuesday and played her first game on the weekend. Vic Country took on

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Footy called off after serious incident


The Gippsland League game between Drouin and Traralgon at Traralgon on Saturday ended prematurely and on a dim note after a serious injury to a Traralgon player 10 minutes into the last quarter. Play was halted when Chris Thuring suffered

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Derby pride at Lardner Park


Lardner Park hosted the first ever Pride Roller derby match in Australia on the weekend. More than 150 people turned out to watch the Gippsland Ranges go head to head with the Gender Ending Story team. Gender Ending Story is

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Witty crowned champion

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Ryan Witty has taken out the crown in the Baw Baw Squash Club competition. It is an unexpected result for Witty, who has been languishing near the bottom of the rankings for much of the season. In the recent finals

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French footy twist

Romain Georges (right) and Trafalgar reserves coach Brett Tonkin celebrate in the red and white jersey.

In French, a “coup de Trafalgar” or “Trafalgar strike” means to deliver a decisive and unexpected blow to your opponent. That’s exactly what Trafalgar reserves recruit Romain Georges gave to Morwell East last month, when he kicked a decisive and

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