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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Footy friends on national stage

Friends Lachlan Brown and Thomas Fitzpatrick will travel with the School Sports Victoria team to Perth, Lachlan as an umpire and Thomas as a player.

Garfield friends Thomas Fitzpatrick and Lachlan Brown will both make the trip to Perth with the School Sports Victoria football team next month, but their roles will differ greatly. While Thomas undertook a rigorous selection process to make the final

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Eagles and Cats lead EDFL

Neerim-Neerim South’s Chris Urie marks on the lead against Warragul Industrials.

Ellinbank, along with Neerim Neerim South, retained the lead in the Ellinbank and District league; Warragul moved into the Gippsland League “five”; surprise packet Thorpdale continued its unbeaten run in Mid Gippsland, and West Gippsland League produced the “thrillers” of

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Big footy results

Jedd Serong was one of five inclusions into the Warragul side and made an impact in a great win over Maffra with three goals.

There were some “big” results in the region’s football leagues at the weekend. None were bigger or more important than Warragul’s Gippsland League victory over Maffra at Western Park in front of a big crowd swelled by about 200 past

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Sage joins Boomerangs

Sage Tapner has been selected in the Flying Boomerangs squad.

Sage Tapner may have talent to burn on the football field, but his drive to succeed and embrace the hard work that comes with it is starting to pay dividends, with the Warragul Regional College student picked to join the

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Nilma win thriller

Nilma-Darnum’s Ben Arnold is met by a crunching tackle from Longwarry’s Jakob Serong, while Crows teammate Aaron Serong awaits the outcome of the contest.

Neerim Neerim South, Warragul Industrials and the improved Ellinbank remain undefeated after three Ellinbank and District league rounds while Nilma-Darnum chalked up its first win in a thriller against Longwarry. The Bombers kicked 4-0 to 2-4 in the last term

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Ellinbank’s new pavilion

Baw Baw Shire deputy mayor Mikaela Power joins Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing, Ellinbank life member Ernie Matkovich and club president Rob Pandolfo to cut the cake to celebration the official opening of the club’s new facilities.

Ellinbank Football Netball Club kicked off its first home game in style by officially opening the doors of the brand-new sports pavilion at Ellinbank Recreation Reserve. With Ellinbank’s senior football team enjoying a big lead over Nilma-Darnum on the field,

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Thorpdale undefeated

Yarragon’s Chris Karlis is met by a strong Hill End tackle.

Thorpdale continued its resurgence in Mid Gippsland Football, this time taking a narrow four-point win over rivals Trafalgar 9-6 (60) to 8-8 (56) on Sunday. With a moving Anzac ceremony preceding the match, the Blues maintained a narrow lead throughout

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Footy in full swing

Nilma Darnum’s Jarrod Stewart contests the ruck with Warragul Industrials’ player John Ikupu.

Football got into full swing last weekend with all four district leagues in action. Gippsland League and Ellinbank and District took the field for the first time for the season while it was round two for Mid Gippsland and the

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