West Gippy triumph

Dual smothering attempts from Michael Wallace and Waide Symes for West Gippsland put EDFL’s Matt Gray under intense pressure. 

The West Gippsland Football Netball Competition triumphed over the Ellinbank and District Football League 131 to 58 in Saturday’s senior interleague game in Yarragon. It was a disappointing result for the EDFL side, who had an emphatic win over Horsham

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Sarah sets footy trail

Warragul Industrials’ Sarah Alweyn is blazing a trail in local women’s footy, after being picked in the South Eastern Women’s Football League’s interleague side.

Warragul Industrials’ Sarah Alweyn is blazing a trail in local women’s footy, after being picked in the South Eastern Women’s Football League’s interleague side. The team played in Moorabin on Saturday, blowing away the Southern Football Netball League’s interleague team

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Juniors go pink

Kale Dunstan gets last minute instruction from his coach in Yarragon’s under 10 game against Drouin Gold on Saturday.

Mother’s Day was celebrated in round three of Warragul and District Junior Football League with the annual feature resulting in money raised for Breast Cancer Network Australia. Warragul Blues and Warranor have been running a fundraising event now for over

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Bulldogs are benchmark

Phillip Island’s Cam Pedersen tries to break away from two Koo wee rup opponents on Saturday.  The former Melbourne AFL player kicked five goals.

West Gippsland Football Competition’s grand final rematch on Easter Saturday produced a similar result. Reigning premiers Phillip Island have begun the season in ominous form, comfortably accounting for Kilcunda-Bass (83 points), Korumburra-Bena (85 points) and Garfield (54 points) to take

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Footy in top gear

Rhys Salter, named vice-captain at Drouin this year, wins the ball at half forward against Traralgon on Saturday with team mate and captain Jamie Ferguson moving in to block Traralgon’s Tate March as Justin Barnes also looks to intercept. Salter led Drouin’s goal scorers with three to play an important role in the Hawks’ exciting victory. PHOTO: Amanda Emary.

District football moved into top gear at the weekend with Gippsland, Ellinbank and District and Mid Gippsland leagues opening their seasons to join West Gippsland that played round two. Drouin produced the most notable result in Gippsland toppling last year’s

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Stars get win

Warragul’s Tyson Bale is outnumbered by opposition players as he breaks away from Garfield’s Nicholas Macente.

Warragul Industrials showed endeavour in their opening match of the West Gippsland Football Competition, but it wasn’t enough as Garfield ground it out to win 4-3 (27) to 0-5 (5) in a low scoring match. While local grounds had been

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Beau becomes a Bulldog

Beau Jones was selected as the number one pick for the Bulldogs in the Victorian Blind Football League.

For Longwarry’s Beau Jones, the newly created Victorian Blind Football League is giving him the chance to play the sport he loves. Having formed part of the trial program to set up the competition from the outset, Beau was recently

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Dusties on the move

The Warragul Industrials Football Netball Club recently launched its pre-season with a meet the coaches night.  Pictured, from left, junior development coordinator Vin Rabl, senior football coach Stephen Ryan, club president Dale Bainbridge, netball manager Stacey Lawry and senior netball coach Rachael Chandler.

Warragul Industrials Football Netball Club is looking forward to its move into the West Gippsland Football Netball Competition with anticipation as pre-season training begins next week. The senior football and netball sides will be led by coaches who boast an

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Footy finals begin

Warragul Blues player Jai Mure and Xavier Olsson wrap up Warranor’s Harry Brown in a strong tackle.

The weekend marked the first round of the Warragul and District Junior Football League’s finals series with the elimination and qualifying finals. Eighteen teams across three different age groups battled it out to reach the next round of the series

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Bunyip continue charge

Nicole Cicciari kicks into attack for Bunyip during the win over Morwell East on Sunday.

Second-placed Bunyip continued its charge in the AFL Gippsland women’s competition when they travelled to Morwell East on Sunday. The Bulldogs, who sit below the undefeated Boisdale-Briagolong, travelled to Morwell’s Ronald Reserve to take on the bottom placed Morwell East

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