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  • Lexton bounces back

    Lexton has set up a tantalising preliminary final clash with Carisbrook after the Tigers ended Newstead’s season in Sunday’s first MCDFNL semi final. Despite missing key players in Matt Brown, Mark Shaw and Nic Locandro, Lexton shook off a determined Kangaroos outfit to advance to its first preliminary final since joining the league in 2011. […]

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  • Who will win the Berry Powell Medal?

    The race for the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s top individual honour, the Berry Powell Medal, looks wide open in 2012. With the winner set to be named at next Monday’s MCDFNL presentation evening, a huge number of players have had standout seasons and could be considered a chance to take home the 2012 […]

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  • Bombers away

    Maldon coach Scott Whitehead said his side won’t be getting carried away after upsetting minor premier Lexton in Saturday’s first Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League qualifying final. The Bombers have booked a preliminary final berth and will have a week’s rest after downing the premiership favourite by three points at Princes Park, in what […]

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  • Rovers to go on

    Maryborough Rovers president Dennis Hedger says the club has little choice but to forge ahead for season 2013 after MCDFNL merger plans were scuttled by Royal Park. After the Tigers rejected a proposal put forward by the MCDFNL and the VCFL, which would see the league’s two Maryborough-based clubs become one, after just a few […]

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  • Competitive

    Following from last week’s one point win, the Maryborough Magpies put in arguably their most competitive effort for the year, finishing the season with a 17 point loss to the powerful Golden Square on Saturday. Kicking against the breeze to the scoreboard end of Princes Park the Magpies started well. Midfielders Joel Malone and Matt […]

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  • United States beckons Dellavedova’s

    Maryborough’s first ever Olympian, Matthew Dellavedova has made a fleeting visit home before returning to the United States. In his home town for just a few days following his Olympic campaign with the Australian Boomers, Dellavedova said there were so many things he could take from his first Olympic experience. “It’s unbelievable. You don’t know […]

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  • Maryborough snatches victory in a thriller

    In its best win for season 2012, Maryborough upset fourth-placed Strathfieldsaye on Saturday with a thrilling one point victory. Despite heavy rain falling late last week, Princes Park was in very good condition for the round 17 clash. After carrying an ankle injury all season, midfielder Matt Johnston appeared to be moving more freely and, […]

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  • Brook ready for in-form Natte

    A return to basics is what Carisbrook co-coach Luke Treacy is hoping the Redbacks can reap when they take on Natte Bealiba in round 15 of the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League tomorrow. After a month or so of patchy and seemingly indifferent form, and with fourth spot on the line, Treacy says the […]

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  • Tigers to go it alone

    Royal Park Football Netball Club will continue in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League into season 2013. Following recent meetings to discuss a possible merger with the league’s other Maryborough side, Maryborough Rovers, Royal Park will remain. MCDFNL general manager Rod Ward said the club had re-affirmed its desire to stand alone for season […]

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  • Boomers bow out

    The Australian Boomers’ Olympic campaign has come to an end at the hands of basketball powerhouse, Team USA. It was always going to be a tough ask for the Boomers side that includes Maryborough’s Matthew Dellavedova. The team went down 119-86 in a gallant effort early yesterday morning. The Aussie team challenged the star-studded USA […]

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