Mid Gippsland league accepts six clubs for 2021 season

Hill End may find themselves on the road for longer, with a one way trip to Toora taking upwards of 80 minutes now that the Alberton teams have joined the Mid Gippsland league.

The Mid Gippsland Football Netball League will accept the six Alberton league teams for next season, after a vote last Monday night at a special general meeting. The league voted to accept the six clubs with an overwhelming majority, with

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Hawks top Gulls in battle of the rivals

Ben Giles lays a strong tackle for Drouin in the first quarter forcing his opponent Sam Dennis to fire a handpass out to a Warragul teammate.

Drouin have come away victors against the old rivals on Saturday, claiming both the under 16s and under 18s matches in scintillating style in front of their home crowd. The under 18 clash proved to be the game of the

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Serong’s star rising

Serong has starred for the Freo Dockers in the past fortnight, earning him a NAB Rising Star nomination for Round 8.

Caleb Serong has been named the NAB Rising Star nominee for Round 8 after his stellar performance in trying conditions against the Cats last Monday night. The former Warragul junior collected 22 disposals, laid seven tackles and kicked a brilliant

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Showdown looms next week for unbeaten Warragul and Drouin under 16 sides

Sebastiano Amoroso fires the ball into the Drouin forward line against Wonthaggi.

Drouin again have showed their tenacity in the under 16 Gippsland league competition, overcoming the Wonthaggi Power by 26 points away from home on Saturday. The game played out eerily similar to last week’s clash with Moe, with Drouin finding

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Neerim South looking forward to 2021 debut of new ground

The fence and new retaining wall are now nearly complete, with the sowing of the ground to be undertaken in September.

This year was shaping up to be a tough one for the football and netball sides at Neerim South, with a new ground development getting underway leaving them without a place to call home this year. However, things changed when

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History fills void for Pratts during cancelled EDFL season

Adie and Val Pratt have been volunteering and supporting the Ellinbank Football and Netball club for 70 years now.

Football clubs are often the heartbeat of many local communities and one family that knows that to a T, is the Pratt family. Adrian (Adie as he’s more commonly known) and Val Pratt have been avid supporters of Ellinbank Football

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2020 senior season cancelled across leagues

The West Gippsland, Gippsland and Mid Gippsland football leagues all cancelled their senior seasons this week, with Ellinbank set to officially cancel their own on July 1 as well.

Senior football and netball will not be played this season with the four leagues – Mid Gippsland, Gippsland, West Gippsland and Ellinbank and District Leagues deciding to cancel all games. Ellinbank and District will not officially cancel its season until

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Umpires return to training at Bellbird Park

Goal Umpire Jeff Bell takes the ball during training at Bellbird Park.

While there has been much talk about the return of local football, an integral part of the game is back with the Gippsland Umpires Association resuming training at Bellbird Park. Training was brought to a halt at the end of

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Warragul Dusties’ side back on the park after almost nine weeks off

Bailey Quaife takes his kick with not another player in sight when training resumed last Monday night.

For the first time since the start of the coronavirus in early March, the Western Park lights were lit up once again as the Warragul Industrials Football Club returned to sanctioned training last week. With a 5:45pm start, players and

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Clubs get back on track as football training resumes

The West Gippsland, Gippsland and Mid Gippsland football leagues all cancelled their senior seasons this week, with Ellinbank set to officially cancel their own on July 1 as well.

For the first time since early March, players have descended upon football fields as sanctioned training restrictions were relaxed last night. Despite the easing, some teams continued to take a wary approach, holding out until committee members and volunteers were

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