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  • Maldon inflicts first defeat on Bulldogs

    Avoca travelled to Maldon with a number of key players missing through injury but still put in an admirable effort against the Bombers in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League on Saturday. This was the clash of the two top teams and Maldon played run and carry football to break the lines […]

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  • Hockey team performs well at junior carnival

    The Maryborough Hockey Association sent one girl’s team away to the Junior Country Hockey Carnival in Melbourne on the weekend after only securing the bare 11 players on the Tuesday night. Along with the nine local girls, Zoe Cook, a former Maryborough hockey player and Robyn Lomas from Bendigo made up the team. Their first […]

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  • Maldon outplays Rovers to take second spot

    Maryborough Rovers and Maldon played a closely contested match at Jubilee Oval in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League on Saturday. Maldon is now in second position on the ladder with its 12.9 (81) to 9.4 (58) victory over the Magpies and this sets up a battle between the top two sides […]

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  • Under 17 netballers with Victorian title

    The Bendigo Football Netball League 17 and under representative team was crowned state champions on Sunday at the Wm Loud (Aust) Pty Ltd Association Championships. The championships, held at the State Hockey Netball Centre in Parkville, brought together the top teams from each zone in Victoria. Maryborough’s Kahlia Dix and Olivia O’Shea were members of […]

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  • Avoca outplays Carisbrook

    Avoca remains on top of the ladder after defeating Carisbrook on Saturday in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. The Bulldogs kept Carisbrook goalless in the first half and eventually won 13.9 (87) to 7.8 (50). The win was set up with a big opening term in which Avoca outclassed the Redbacks […]

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  • MAGPIES GET THE POINTS

    Maryborough did enough to get the points against cellar side of the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League, Castlemaine, on Saturday at the Camp Reserve. In a game that wouldn’t win any prizes for pretty football, both Maryborough and Castlemaine went into the contest with massive injury worries. While the ’Maine had arguably its best four […]

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  • Win for Garry

    Despite just turning 15 years of age a few days ago, Garry Sluce has won the blue ribbon event of the Maryborough Golf Club’s June Tournament, the men’s 27 hole scratch. The youngster, who was playing off a handicap of just one, didn’t have everything his own way however, as he had to go down […]

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  • MCDFNL romp in

    The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League reclaimed its pride on Saturday when it handed the Lexton Plains Football League a lesson by defeating them by 50 points at Princes Park. The MCDFNL picked a fast running team that hunted in numbers around the packs, keeping their players fresh by rotating through the […]

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  • PLAYING FOR PRIDE

    The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League will be aspiring to reverse the result of last season when it clashes with the Lexton Plains Football Netball League at Princes Park on Saturday. The MCDFNL was soundly defeated in atrocious conditions at the Eastern Oval in Ballarat in 2009 but senior coach, Geoff Dixon, […]

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  • MAGPIES ON FIRE

    Maryborough played arguably its best football for the season on Saturday, smashing an insipid Kyneton team by an even 100 points — 20.14 (134) to 4.10 (34). It was round nine of the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League, the halfway mark of the season and with the victory, the Magpies forced their way back into […]

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