Scotland star settles in Gippsland

Robbie, playing for Ross County here, honed his skills as a professional footballer in Scotland.

As winter settles in each year, many community sport players look to rug up. For one Warragul United player winter in Australia is a far cry from what he experienced in his homeland of Scotland. Robbie Stephen was used to

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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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OAM awarded to Bunyip’s Tony Arrigo

Bunyip local Tony Arrigo was awarded an Order of Australia medal for his tireless work in the community.

The awarding of an Order of Australia (OAM) to Bunyip’s Antonio (Tony) Arrigo in the Australia Day honours has come at an appropriate time. One of the numerous local organisations to which he has devoted his energies over many years,

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Drouin Dragons roll out new social soccer format

Goalkeeper Alan Silver takes guard for his team during the opening night of the new GO5 competition on Wednesday at Bellbird Park.

Last week saw the beginning of the newest soccer competition in the region, the GO5’s social mixed soccer tournament. Previously there has been some summer social soccer, however, this is a new competition by Football Victoria and the Drouin Dragons

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External funding sought for Trafalgar recreation expansion

The Trafalgar Victory Football Club have been vocal in their support for the new precinct funding.

External funding will be sought for a $3.2 million development to expand the Trafalgar recreation precinct. Trafalgar Victory Football Club last week welcomed Baw Baw Shire’s decision to endorse concept designs and seek funding for a much-needed facility that will

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Warragul United fall just short

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It’s been a tough State League 1 campaign for Warragul this year and wins have been difficult to achieve. This extended to the United’s game against Doveton on Saturday, going down 1-2. Endeavour and fortitude have never been in question,

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Dragons on top

Reece Harrison (centre) and Sandy Benson (right) were both judged best on ground for Drouin in the men’s reserves game.  Reece scored a hat-trick of goals as the Dragons won 5-0.  The sit top of the ladder. 

Drouin Dragons Soccer Club travelled to Korumburra on Sunday with perfect conditions producing great football. Spectators were treated to some high scoring, entertaining games. Drouin still sits at the top of the ladder in under 14s, under 16s and men’s

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United stunned

Taking control of the ball and moving it forwards is Warragul United’s Jim Mills on Saturday.

Warragul conceded two early first half goals in their State 1 round 10 loss versus Casey Comets. The home side lined up identically to that of the week before.  Liam Andersen in goals.  Backline of Oscar Sceney, Matt Gauci, Robbie

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United too good

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

In men’s state one action, Warragul faced Mornington at home on the weekend.  A side that sat just one point ahead of United. A win over Mornington, who have always been one of Warragul’s bogey teams, would see them advance

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Gala for girls

Miriama Cooper from Drouin Dragons Soccer Club played in the Gippsland Soccer League's under 14 team that took on Bayside United under 12s.

Drouin Dragons Soccer Club hosted a girls’ soccer gala day recently, which coincided with the last week of the club’s free Mini Roos junior program. About 350 people turned up to the event including players, parents, coaches and spectators on

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