Community sport gets green light

Community sport has been given the green light, with one team in Warragul United already providing their position to Football Victoria on season 2020.

Return dates have finally been set for the return of community sport. Premier Daniel Andrews has given the green light for full contact training and competition for people under 18 and non-contact competition for people over the age of 18

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Drouin break drought with back to back flags in 1991-92

Coach Steve Hodge holds the premiership cup aloft after winning their second straight flag in 1992.

When Steve Hodge visited a house in Drouin during late 1989, he went in under the idea that he might continue his playing career at Drouin with the opportunity to become an assistant coach. By the end of the night,

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Gulls soar over Stars in 2003 premiership victory

Warragul captain and coach Ash Green celebrates the 2003 premiership win, holding the cup aloft with president Bob Baldry.

In 2002, Warragul were looking on track to breaking their 18 year premiership drought, only to fall short by a couple of goals to ROC in a heartbreaking loss. Then, 2003 rolled around. Warragul were looking to make another charge

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Footy off until May 31 at the earliest after AFL Gippsland announcement

There won't be any aerial contests like this one between Luke Bartlett and Thomas Mitchell until at least June, after the latest AFL Gippsland annoucement.

AFL Gippsland have extended their earliest season commencement date to May 31. Originally a date of May 2 was floated, however in hindsight that was always going to be lengthened after Premier Daniel Andrews extended the state of emergency to

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Region hopeful for new girls league soon

Aspiring footballer Stephanie Morland alongside Warranor president Graeme Carter. Warranor are looking to fill an all girls under 12 side for the new competition.

In recent weeks, AFL Gippsland have been in consultation with junior clubs in the region around starting an under 12 girls football competition. After receiving some positive feedback from four clubs in particular, the wheels were put into motion and

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Football benched in Gippsland due to coronavirus pandemic

Football has been suspended until May as the coronavirus outbreak shuts down all non-essential activities.

Coronavirus (CODIV-19) has put a “STOP” sign in front of the start to Australian Rules football and associated netball competitions in Gippsland until at least May. All senior and junior football leagues, youth girls and women’s competitions are affected. The

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Yarragon calls for junior footballers

Yarragon junior coaches (from left) Chris Kemp (under 14s) Adam Orgill (under 10s) and Brad Frost (under 12s) are hoping to see more junior footballers call Yarragon home in 2020.

As the year continues to rattle along at breakneck speed one thing is for certain, football is just around the corner and the Yarragon Junior Football Club are hoping that they can encourage a few more numbers down to Dowton

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Warranor’s Duncan Ireland named junior footy coach of the year

At the presentation are (from left) Warranor coach Duncan Ireland, AFL Gippsland’s George Morgan and Warranor president Graeme Carter.

Warranor Junior Football Club under 10s coach Duncan Ireland has been recognised by the Australian Football Coaches Association, awarded junior coach of the year for his outstanding work at the level. His fun and value driven approach to the game

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Warragul local Paredes returns to top end

Nathaniel Paredes has been a star addition for St. Mary's over his previous three seasons. He will be hoping to continue this form as his teams sits 3-1 after the first four rounds of the season.  Photograph courtesy of AFL NT.

Warragul local Nathaniel Paredes continues to make his mark on Northern Territory football, returning to St Mary’s for a fourth season in the NTFL over the summer period. Coming from a soccer background, Paredes only began his football journey at

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Hill End history

Hill End’s Jack Hudson was amongst the best on Saturday when the seniors continued their fairytale run to a grand final for the first time since 1981.

Hill End dug as deep as they could, worked harder than they ever have and manufactured a memorable come from behind win over Mirboo North, to earn their first grand final berth since 1981, the final score 13-7-85 to 11-9-75.

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