Bloods claim premiership

Celebrating the MGFL premiership win are Trafalgar senior players: (back) Ashley James, Damien Mann, Klay Butler (obscured), David Van Schaijik, Lachie Farrell, Aussie Byrne, Dan Puglia, coach Clint Einseidel, Ben Doran, (centre) runner Brendan Dawson, Matt Goodman, Jesse Stone, Darcy Brock, Daniel Hayes, Hayden Brock, (front) Brad Hamilton, Jamie Hines, Tyson Leys, Matt Van Schaijik, Jace Butler, Rhys Holdsworth, Matt Swenson and Connor Noonan.

Trafalgar claimed a remarkable come from behind victory to win the Mid Gippsland Football League premiership trophy, defeating Yinnar 12-12 (84) to 9-14 (68). In front of a healthy crowd and in perfect conditions, the stage was set for a

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Blues and Bloods bow out

Trafalgar’s Bradye Bosman is wrapped up in a tackle during the Reserves elimination final against Newborough.

There was no tomorrow for the loser of the elimination final, with a years’ work to be tested in the senior clash between Mirboo North and Thorpdale. You can sometimes get a sense of the type of afternoon you might

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Trafalgar win Anzac Cup

Trafalgar’s Damien Mann is awarded the Anzac medal from Trafalgar-Thorpdale RSL president Ray James.

With both sides unbeaten, the Anzac Day themed clash at Thorpdale promised plenty and one side delivered, it was Trafalgar, 15-11 (101) to Thorpdale 9-6 (60). Perfect conditions, a good crowd, terrific build up and two in form sides clashing

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Dusties topple Cats

Josh Peterson takes a mark in Warragul Industrials win over Neerim-Neerim South to progress into the EDFL grand final.

Warragul Industrials (Ellinbank and district), Mirboo North (Mid Gippsland) and Inverloch-Kongwak (West Gippsland) booked grand final spots with their wins at the weekend. The biggest shock of the finals was Yallourn Yallourn North’s “straight sets” exit from the Mid Gippsland

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Footy upsets galore

Warragul Industrials’ player River Ford looks downfield against Catani in Saturday’s senior football qualifying final.

There were upsets galore in finals played in the three district leagues at the weekend. In Ellinbank and District League the first to exit the finals was Ellinbank, at one stage laying claims to premiership contention, that was overrun by

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Thrilling ride to finals

Bunyip’s Matthew Ross tries to scoop up a loose ball in the Bulldogs’ battle against Inverloch-Kongwak. The Sea Eagles continued to prove their worth as a West Gippsland premiership contender, while the struggling Bulldogs remain on the hunt for their first win.

The final six rounds of the Mid Gippsland League and the fight for positions in the final “five” promises a thrilling ride after some key results at the weekend. In Ellinbank and District, it is a three-way contest for 5th

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Early footy wins could make a difference

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Some results in the three local leagues on Saturday could go a long way in shaping which clubs will shape finals. There is almost four months to go before finals start but early points on the board usually prove crucial.

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Smits takes reins at Hill End

Mid Gippsland Football League clubs have elected their coaches for the 2016 season, with six new appointees facing up for the first time. Paul Smits will take the reigns at Hill End, taking over from Phil Towns who coached the

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