Saints march to cup

Nyora celebrated a drought breaking premiership with victory over Longwarry in the Ellinbank District Football League grand final.

Pictured celebrating with Nyora club legend Geoff Glover are players Iian Osman, Ben Schultz, Ryan Spooner, Anthony Galley, Lachlan Fievez, Ben Hallas, Kallon Rigby, Tim Burns, Nick Carrigy, Sam Dixon, Dylan Heylen, Jesse Heylen, Chris Hodges, Shaun Beecroft, Ben Miller, Aiden Cumberland, Adam Tagliaferro, Fia Tootoo, Rhys Bancroft, Jordan Anderson and Sam Burns.

Nyora broke an 11-year premiership drought when it prevailed over Longwarry in a tense and low scoring arm-wrestle in wet conditions at Warragul’s Western Park on Saturday. While Longwarry began its bid for its first senior premiership in 50 years

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Marist win championship

Marist Sion College sports master Dean Hendrikse and Will Broadbent collect the silverware.

A hard, committed and selfless brand of football saw Marist Sion College senior boys team win the Gippsland AFL schools championship. Playing off against Bairnsdale Secondary College, La Valla College Traralgon and Mary MacKillop Leongatha, the College won all three

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Gulls kick off on Good Friday

Warragul’s Simon Fairbairn is caught in a strong tackle against Morwell in last year’s Good Friday match.  The two clubs will again clash on Good Friday in 2018.

Warragul will kick off its Gippsland League campaign on Good Friday, hosting Morwell in the second annual Good Friday match between the two clubs. Reigning Gippsland League premier Leongatha will unfurl its premiership flag on the opening day of the

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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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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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