Football

Richmond premiership player joins Seymour Lions

By Tricia Mifsud AFTER retiring from AFL in 2019, five-time All Australian Alex Rance laced his boots up to play for Seymour Lions on Saturday. The Lions defeated Mansfield by 41 points in front of one...

Northern Football League results: Whittlesea plays better than record suggests

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA football coach Blair Harvey has challenged his side to put more wins on the board in the second half of the Northern Football Netball League season after another hard-fought but ultimately...

Riddell League results: Tigers’ tremendous wins

By Colin MacGillivray LANCEFIELD coach Tom Waters believes his side has laid a platform for improvement in the second half of the Riddell District Football Netball League season after earning its second victory of the...

Outer East football results: Broadford struggles after lockdown hiatus

By Tricia Mifsud THE four-week break forced on sporting clubs due to COVID-19 restrictions was felt by Broadford Football Club seniors, who went down to Alexandra 15 to 128 on Saturday. Angus Norris scored the Kangaroos’...

Kilmore relishes return of Northern League with historic game and whopping win

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE relished the return of Northern Football Netball League action at the weekend, with a historic under 19 night game on Friday night followed by a huge win for the seniors on...

Footy’s back! Wallan and Romsey dominate Riddell League

By Colin MacGillivray ROMSEY and Wallan showed no ill effects from a four-week break from Riddell District football, each recording big wins on Saturday. Romsey gave itself a significant percentage boost with a 24.19 (163) to...

Night game gets go-ahead

KILMORE Football Netball Club president Paul Maher has confirmed a historic night game between the Kilmore under 19s and Diamond Creek will go ahead at JJ Clancy Reserve at 7.30pm tomorrow. The club had organised...

Kilmore crosses fingers for historic night game green light this Friday

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE Football Netball Club officials are keeping their fingers crossed that a historic night game between the club’s under-19 side and Diamond Creek can go ahead on Friday night. The club is slated...

Seymour star selected in AFL draft

By Tricia Mifsud Ask anyone at Seymour Football Netball Club, and they’ll most likely say how proud they are of Sam Durham – not only for being drafted by AFL club Essendon but for the...

COVID chaos for local sport as matches abandoned

By Colin MacGillivray RIDDELL District Football Netball League clubs are still waiting to learn whether round eight matches that were called off due to Victoria’s COVID-19 lockdown will be rescheduled or abandoned. League general manager Jordan...