2020 EDFL fixture released

Longwarry coach Daniel Fry and captain Nathan Fry will be hoping a repeat of 2019 occurs for the Crows in 2020.

The EDFL have released next seasons fixture, with Round 1 kicking off on April 4th next year. Prior to Round 1, Lang Lang will host Poowong at their brand new home ground on Caldermeade Road. The Tigers will be hoping

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Serong, Flanders and more realise AFL dream

Caleb Serong is presented with his new guernsey by his new coach, Justin Longmuir as Fremantle snapped up the classy midfielder with pick eight in the national draft. (Credit AFL Photos/Fremantle Dockers)

Two of the regions top young football talents have realized a childhood dream, with Caleb Serong and Sam Flanders both being drafted in the first round of the AFL National Draft on Wednesday night. Caleb was first to come off

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Longwarry break 51-year senior football premiership drought in EDFL

Celebrating their senior premiership are (back)Ben Cuckson (obscured), Anthony Salce, coach Daniel Fry (obscured), Jedd Serong, Braydon McHugh; (centre) Andrew Knights, Kane Oldham, Troy Lehman, Danny Wells, captain Nathan Fry; (front) Russell Lehman, Tye Holland, Leigh McDonald, Nick Walsh, Cole Cook, Aaron Serong, Jake Serong, Justin McCleary, assistant coach Glenn Pask; (ground) Cory Lenders, Nick Redley and Riley Rundell.

Longwarry broke a 51-year premiership drought on Saturday, claiming victory over the Ellinbank Eagles by 39 points. Ellinbank led by a hair in the first term, but Longwarry had asserted their dominance by the second term and the Eagles began

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Serong set for draft

Warragul’s Caleb Serong was named MVP for Vic Country team in the recent AFL Under 18 Championships grand final.

Warragul local Caleb Serong is expected to be picked in the top 10 in the AFL Draft in November. He might even be picked in the top five. He was named MVP for the Vic Country team in Wednesday’s loss

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French footy twist

Romain Georges (right) and Trafalgar reserves coach Brett Tonkin celebrate in the red and white jersey.

In French, a “coup de Trafalgar” or “Trafalgar strike” means to deliver a decisive and unexpected blow to your opponent. That’s exactly what Trafalgar reserves recruit Romain Georges gave to Morwell East last month, when he kicked a decisive and

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Hawks cause upset

Drouin players sense they are well on the way to an upset victory against Maffra on Saturday after a last quarter goal to Bailey Beck.

“This is the reason you play footy,” Drouin centreman Chris Robinson remarked as he accepted a pat on the shoulder, stretched his legs beneath the table in the social club and sipped on his first beer on Saturday evening. Robinson’s

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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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