Finals dream over

Warragul on-baller Kim Drew lays a tackle on his Bairnsdale opponent as the sides fought out a close struggle at Western Park.  Bairnsdale held on to win by three points.

There was no fairy-tale for Warragul on Saturday. The injury-riddled Gulls put up a courageous showing in going down by three points, 15-12 to 15-9, to Bairnsdale at Western Park and finished the season one place out of the final

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

From Darwin to Warragul

Warragul football club newcomers from Darwin, from left, Michael Coombes, Carlyle Jensen and Braxton Ah Mat were looking forward to the final training session last Wednesday before the Gulls kicked off their season on Good Friday.

Some new faces – from Northern Australia – have arrived in Warragul to help boost Warragul Football Club’s on field stocks and experience a different lifestyle. The Gulls’ reigning best and fairest Nathaniel Paredes, who has played the last two

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News

Warragul wins

Warragul footballer Dylan Proctor drives his team forward during a big win over Morwell on Good Friday.

Round one – four premiership points – a percentage bordering on 300. Any team would take that. Warragul certainly did on Friday after getting its Gippsland League season away positively with a 13-16 to 4-10 win against Morwell. The gang

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

Gulls kick off on Good Friday

Warragul’s Simon Fairbairn is caught in a strong tackle against Morwell in last year’s Good Friday match.  The two clubs will again clash on Good Friday in 2018.

Warragul will kick off its Gippsland League campaign on Good Friday, hosting Morwell in the second annual Good Friday match between the two clubs. Reigning Gippsland League premier Leongatha will unfurl its premiership flag on the opening day of the

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Sport

Fairy tale run to finals for Gulls

Warragul's Brad Hefford streams forward with the ball with team mate Ambu Uliando running in support as the Gulls' stormed into the Gippsland League finals with their defeat of Maffra on Saturday.

Two Ellinbank and District League clubs – Neerim Neerim South and Nilma-Darnum – and reigning Mid Gippsland League premier Yinnar pack away the boots after the first week of finals in their competitions. Not packing away anything will be Warragul

Tagged with:
Posted in Sport

Warragul’s top five chance

Bunyip's Nathan Lieshout contests the ruck with Nilma-Darnum's Logan Deschepper. The Bulldogs won by 24-points and will have the week off before taking on Cora Lynn in the second semi-final. The Bombers pushed the Bulldogs for three quarters and will take confidence that they can match it with the better teams ahead of their elimination final clash with Koo wee rup; Photograph: Lauren Murphy

A stunning and brave Warragul victory at Traralgon on Saturday has Warragul back in the Gippsland League “five”. And it will stay there if it can reproduce its form of the weekend and down Maffra at Western Park next Saturday.

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Sport

Twins hopeful of draft picks

Warragul footballers Ben and Harry McKay

The waiting game for local draft hopefuls Ben and Harry McKay will come to an end tonight. The twin brothers have been eagerly waiting to hear where their player number and name will be called at the AFL national draft

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Sport

    To read the full article, get the Gazette newspaper each week in print
    from all good newsagents and convenience stores
    or in digital format here

    If you have subscribed to the digital format --- login here

    Real Estate Lift Out