Sport

  • Ladder leaders Lexton to host red-hot Eagles

    Lexton host an in-form Dunolly in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League tomorrow. The Eagles have now won six in a row after their win over Rovers on Saturday and will be eager to see how they fare against the competition leader. Lee Stewart was unavailable last week and will add to […]

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  • Magpies on the rise

    The Maryborough Magpies have scored their fifth win of the 2011 Bendigo Football League season with a 28 point victory over Kangaroo Flat on Saturday. After scores were locked at 45 all during the match at the Kangaroo’s home ground, Maryborough wrested control of the game in the final half to record their second victory […]

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  • Royal Park opts out of merger talks

    Football in Maryborough may have a new look for season 2012. Last week representatives from the town’s two MCDFNL sides, Maryborough Rovers and Royal Park, met with representatives from the Maryborough Magpies, who compete in the BFNL, to continue discussions of a merger. Several weeks ago The Advertiser revealed plans of talks between the clubs […]

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  • Navarre on the hop

    The clash between Carisbrook and Navarre on Sunday lived up to its VCFL Game of the Month promise. The two highly fancied sides met at the Carisbrook Recreation Reserve in a game that went right to the wire. Ron Barassi was in attendance as the Grasshoppers took on the in form Redbacks, in front of […]

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  • AFL legend to visit

    Carisbrook and Navarre face off in this week’s top five clash at Carisbrook in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League this Sunday. AFL legend Ron Barassi will be in attendance at this game which is the WorkSafe VCFL game of the month. Barassi will present the winning senior football and netball teams […]

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  • Loss for Magpies

    Maryborough took on Eaglehawk for the second time this season in the Bendigo Football Netball League at Princes Park on Saturday. Despite showing improvements on last weekend’s performance the Magpies went down by 40 points to the Hawks who have almost booked their spot in the finals this season. There were three inclusions to last […]

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  • Milestone

    Twenty-eight years. Twenty two senior seasons. Four different leagues. Three jumper changes. A broken collarbone and fractured wrist. Two losing grand finals. These are just some of the statistics Wayne Lanfranchi has amassed during his time with the Dunolly Football Netball Club. Tomorrow, he’ll add one more. The man known by Eagles supporters as “Woosa” […]

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  • Lions’ loss

    A last quarter fadeout from the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s senior side has cost the league a spot in next year’s VCFL interleague championships, going down to the Loddon Valley Football League by 40 points on Saturday. The LVFL drilled home the final six goals of the clash, played in sunny conditions at […]

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  • Run and gun

    The Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League’s interleague hopes will go on the line tomorrow when its senior side faces off against the Loddon Valley Football Netball League. Led by former Carisbrook premiership coach, Geoff Dixon, the MCDFNL’s finest will face off with their LVFNL rivals at Bendigo’s Backhaus Oval, home of LVFL club, YCW. Dixon said the […]

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  • Footy fix-up

    Football in Maryborough could be headed for a drastic change, with the town’s four existing clubs meeting earlier this week to discuss the possibility of forming a new entity. Representatives from the Maryborough Football Netball Club, Maryborough Junior Football Club Maryborough Rovers Football Netball Club and Royal Park Football Netball Club met on Monday night […]

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