Football

Outer East football: Broadford-Yea’s third quarter fade-out snuffs out chances

By Tricia Mifsud BROADFORD-Yea continued to show leaps and bounds with its improvement, but a third-quarter fade-out resulted in a 77-point loss to Outer East Football division two leader Kinglake on Saturday. Kinglake has been the...

Riddell District football: Romsey sees off Melton Centrals challenge

By Tricia Mifsud A FIVE-goal final quarter for Romsey fought off a gruelling challenge from Melton Centrals to secure a 36-point win on the road at the weekend. Competition was tight from the get-go, but an...

Northern football: Whittlesea, Kilmore disappointed by losses

By Tricia Mifsud WHITTLESEA found itself once again on the bottom of the Northern Football Netball League division one ladder after a 46-point road loss to North Heidelberg on Saturday. Despite the Eagles leading by one-point...

Outer East football: Broadford-Yea struggles against Powelltown

By Tricia Mifsud BROADFORD-YEA struggled against one of Outer East Football Netball League’s best division two sides, suffering a 116-point thumping from Powelltown at the weekend. The outing was the first home game for the side...

Riddell football: Wallan remain atop of the ladder

By Tricia Mifsud WALLAN remains the team to beat after a 174-point belting of the Western Rams secured the Magpies top position on the Riddell District Football Netball League, RDFNL, senior ladder. The Rams, currently sitting...

Northern football: Whittlesea secure much-needed win

By Tricia Mifsud WHITTLESEA has celebrated its second victory in 2022, outlasting a determined opponent in Macleod on Saturday to secure a seven-point win. Macleod’s inaccuracy, with 2.9 from 11 first-quarter scoring shots, saw it take...

Northern football: Kilmore tops the ladder for the first time

By Colin MacGillivray FOR the first time since joining the Northern Football Netball League’s third division in 2016, Kilmore’s senior footballers sit atop the ladder. The Blues got a handy percentage boost at the weekend thanks...

Northern Football: Kilmore records historic first away win in South Morang

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE asserted its Northern Football Netball League, NFNL, division three premiership credentials with its first ever road win against perennial powerhouse South Morang on Saturday. The Blues had never beaten the Lions at...

Outer East: Broadford Yea partnership shows positive signs

THERE were lots of positives to come out of Broadford-Yea’s first senior football match as a partnership despite going down by 61 points to Warburton Millgrove on Saturday. For Warburton, the home match was one...

Northern Football: Whittlesea continue to put worth effort

WHITTLESEA lost no admirers despite a 70-point road loss to Bundoora in Northern Football Netball League’s division one on Saturday. The Eagles were badly undermanned, missing 11 senior players for the clash with the in-form...