Footy finals’ feel

Warragul star Brad Scalzo is one of Gippsland League’s classiest ball winners but not normally seen as a high flyer; that was at least until Saturday with this perfectly judged jump to mark over a Bairnsdale opponent.

Thrillers, upsets and ladder movements – Saturday added a real finals’ feel in all four district leagues as the homeward run in the home and away rounds gains momentum. Mid Gippsland league is building to a great finish. Four sides

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Determination in WDJFL

Longwarry’s Cooper Brown attempts to dispose of the ball after being caught in a strong tackle during the under 12 match against Bunyip.

Throughout round 11 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League it was the promise of a league under 12 interleague victory that sought to distract the players from seasonal competition. However, nothing could take away the determination of the

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Caleb overcomes injury

Warragul footballer Caleb Serong will hope to help Victoria Country to a strong finish at the under 16 national championships.

Warragul footballer Caleb Serong is hoping to continue kicking goals for Victoria Country at the under 16 National Championships following what has arguably been the biggest challenge of his football career. Just seven weeks out from the opening match against

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Thrilling ride to finals

Bunyip’s Matthew Ross tries to scoop up a loose ball in the Bulldogs’ battle against Inverloch-Kongwak. The Sea Eagles continued to prove their worth as a West Gippsland premiership contender, while the struggling Bulldogs remain on the hunt for their first win.

The final six rounds of the Mid Gippsland League and the fight for positions in the final “five” promises a thrilling ride after some key results at the weekend. In Ellinbank and District, it is a three-way contest for 5th

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Footy finals ahead

Neerim-Neerim South’s Calum Shiels is brought down in a tackle by Buln Buln opponent Trent Baker.

Four of the top “five” positions in Gippsland, Ellinbank and District and Mid Gippsland leagues look well on the way to being settled. In Gippsland League, Moe overcame Warragul to tighten its hold on fourth spot after its seventh win

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No luck for Drouin

Jody Cooper plays in Bunyip’s 1-0 loss to Lyndale.

Drouin state league teams travelled to Somerville with its Seniors producing one of the better performances of the year. Right from the start, Drouin forced Somerville to play to their pace and style but unfortunately trailed 1-0 at half-time. In

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Monk joins World Tour

Warragul cyclist Cyrus Monk has been granted a coveted stagiaire position with World Tour team Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling, which will see him compete in the Tour of Britain and various races in Italy.

Warragul cyclist Cyrus Monk has been granted a coveted stagiaire position with World Tour team Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling, which will see him compete in the Tour of Britain and various races in Italy. The University of Melbourne student will join

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Locals pull on Big V

Six goals from Ellinbank footballer Tom Robertson helped Victoria to a big win over the Allies in the All Deaf State of Origin carnival.

Local footballers Tom Robertson and Lachlan Waters helped Victoria to a strong victory in the All Deaf State of Origin carnival. Held in Adelaide over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, Tom and Lachlan pulled on the Big V jumper to

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Rivals draw in thriller

Jack Baker, in his first game back for Drouin after injury, has a break on his Maffra chaser in the senior game on Saturday.

A draw and a couple of other tight matches that could shape the make-up of the finals highlighted Gippsland League matches at the weekend. Ellinbank and District and Mid Gippsland leagues had a mid-season holiday for the Queen’s Birthday weekend

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Makaela’s basketball dream

Makaela Zeldenryk has achieved her dream of selection in the Victoria Country under 16 team to compete at the national championships in July.

Playing for Victoria Country has been a dream for Makaela Zeldenryk ever since becoming a part of the representative basketball program at Warragul and District Amateur Basketball Association. With a lot of training and hard work, Makaela will realise that

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