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Wallan and Romsey to celebrate football return in CFA Cup

By Colin MacGillivray WALLAN and Romsey will relish a return to football action after a year off in 2020 when they square off in round one of Riddell District Football Netball League action on Saturday. Both...

Kilmore fall short in season-opener of Northern Football League

By Tricia Mifsud KILMORE Football Club began its 2021 season with a four-point loss to Laurimar on Saturday. Despite having control over the Power for majority of the game, and going into the fourth quarter with...

New beginnings for Broadford Football Netball Club

By Tricia Mifsud IT’S going to be a big season ahead for Broadford Football Netball Club as it competes in its first season in the Outer East league. The club will play in division two, fielding...

Whittlesea Eagles set to bounce back

By Tricia Mifsud IT was a slow start to the season for Whittlesea on Saturday as they went down to Greensborough by 53 points at Whittlesea Showgrounds. Club president Cam Powell said the game was a...

Umpiring bodies call for recruits

By Colin MacGillivray A CALL for umpiring recruits has gone out on the eve of the 2021 football season amid a statewide shortage. Umpiring bodies associated with the Riddell Football Netball League, Northern Football Netball League...

Jess Kennedy leads Kilmore Junior Football Club girls’ training

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE Junior Football Club’s young female footballers learned from one of the town’s best at a special training session last month. Jess Kennedy, a former Carlton AFLW player and Assumption College student, took...

Whittlesea Eagles ready to soar in NFNL division one

By Colin MacGillivray OPTIMISM is running high at Whittlesea Football Netball Club as the team prepares to re-enter the Northern Football Netball League’s (NFNL) top-flight competition on its home ground this weekend. The Eagles were promoted...

Kilmore Blues brimming with confidence ahead of season opener against Laurimar

KILMORE footballers are ready for a return to action in Northern Football Netball League division three with a match against Laurimar on Saturday. The Blues will travel to Laurimar Reserve to take on the Power,...

Avenel’s Ian ‘Bluey’ Shelton mourned

AVENEL football great Ian ‘Bluey’ Shelton died last week, aged 81. Shelton was a premiership player for Essendon, playing at centre half-back for 91 games from 1959 to 1965 with the Bombers.He was a part...

Legend’s special visit

By Colin MacGillivray FOOTBALL legend Neale Daniher made a special visit to his former school Assumption College Kilmore last week for the sod-turning ceremony of a multi-million-dollar sports and community facility that will bear his...