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Broadford umpire reaches milestone officiating grand final of Australia’s top netball league

By Tricia Mifsud Former Broadford resident Justin Barnes has achieved another milestone in his netball umpiring career, officiating the recent grand final of Suncorp Super Netball. The grand final between the NSW Swifts and Giants was...

“Pretty flat”: Football and netball leagues disappointed as 2021 finals cancelled

Senior football and netball leagues across the region have cancelled the remainder of their 2021 competitions ahead of any start of finals. Following the State Government’s announcement last week that lockdown across metropolitan Melbourne will...

Season over for Riddell and Northern football and netball leagues

The Riddell District Football Netball League and Northern Football Netball League have both called off their 2021 seasons due to COVID-19 restrictions. They join several other metropolitan based leagues in issuing a joint statement this...

Football and netball leagues release roadmaps to finals amid lockdowns

Football and netball leagues in the region have announced roadmaps of how they hope to play final series, should Victorian end lockdown in September. The Northern Football Netball League’s, NFNL, released its roadmap last week...

Riddell League results: Wallan sitting comfortably; Romsey’s rivalry

WALLAN wasted little time reasserting its premiership credentials, while Romsey made a strong statement against rival Lancefield in the return of Riddell District football on Saturday. The Magpies trailed at quarter time against Riddell and...

Riddell netball: Magpies eyes on prize as coach uses lockdown to refocus

By Colin MacGillivray WITH the Riddell District Football Netball League season still in a COVID lockdown-induced hiatus, the league’s top A Grade netball sides have used the time off to refocus on the finals race. Wallan...

Netball results: Romsey pipped at post, Wallan breaks losing streak

ROMSEY’S A Grade netballers were left ruing a missed chance to grab their first win of the Riddell league season after a heartbreaking two-goal loss to Melton Centrals at the weekend. The Redbacks got the...

66 sports clubs across north central region receive COVID-cancellation grant

A total of 66 sporting clubs and community groups across the region have received financial support to recover from the financial hit that occurred due to recent COVID-19 restrictions. The State Government’s Sporting Club Grants...

Netball results: Losses for Wallan, Lancefield and Romsey

By Colin MacGillivray LANCEFIELD netball coach Michelle Rix is overjoyed at the way her team is gelling after a hard-fought nine-goal loss to Riddell District A Grade ladder leader Riddell at the weekend. The Tigers entered...

Outer East League results: Broadford continues netball dominance and football losses

By Tricia Mifsud BROADFORD Football Netball Club continues its dominance on the netball court in its first season in the Outer East League, securing a clean sweep across the four grades against Yarra Junction on...