Football

  • Thrilling win for Magpies

    Maryborough Magpies have finished their 2011 season on a high after a thrilling win against Strathfieldsaye in the final round of the Bendigo Football Netball League on Saturday. With the Storm still a chance of taking fifth place and a spot in the finals, the Magpies crushed their chances with a seven point win in […]

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  • Rovers’ veterans rush back for final

    Maryborough Rovers coach Scott Sellers will be looking to the club’s past for inspiration when his side runs out for Sunday’s elimination final against Natte Bealiba in the opening week of the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League finals series. With the eighth-placed Magpies’ hopes on the line, Sellers pointed to the Rovers side of […]

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  • Final eight is settled ahead of finals series

    The final order of the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s senior ladder has been set in stone ahead of this weekend’s first finals matches following the conclusion of the home and away season. In their first season in the MCDFNL after crossing from the defunct Lexton Plains league, Lexton have finished the year as […]

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  • Lexton’s top spot safe

    Lexton coach Shane Fisher says he remains wary of other top eight sides in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League ahead of the upcoming finals series, despite the Tigers being assured of claiming the minor premiership. With just one round of the home and away season left to play before the finals series begins, […]

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  • Carisbrook into second spot

    Carisbrook has surged into second place on the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League ladder with a comprehensive 57 point victory over Maldon in the penultimate round of the 2011 season. A seven goal to nil third term proved the catalyst for the Redbacks’ triumph, as a close contest at half time turned into an […]

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  • Kelly reaches his ton with a 21 goal haul

    Maldon spearhead Christian Kelly has notched up his century of goals — and then some — for season 2011 after slotting 21 majors against the struggling Campbells Creek on Sunday. Entering Saturday’s clash with the MCDFNL’s lowest ranked side, Kelly sat on 96 goals, and it didn’t take him long to reach the milestone mark, […]

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  • Last hope for Magpies

    The Maryborough Magpies will be out to keep their slim finals chances alive tomorrow when they host Kyneton at Princes Park. After a week off following a heavy defeat at the hands of Sandhurst, coach Matt Aston is confident his side is ready to go again in round 15 of the Bendigo Football Netball League. […]

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  • Tigers chalk up 10th straight win over Dogs

    Lexton has extended its winning streak to 10 games following a 136 point dismantling of Avoca in the first week of the split round 14 in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. Travelling to Avoca for the first time since 2004, when the Bulldogs crossed to the MCDFNL from the Lexton Plains Football League, […]

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  • Battle for sixth spot

    Natte Bealiba and Harcourt will battle for sixth spot at Natte Yallock in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League tomorrow. There are only three matches being played this weekend with a split round allowing teams a rest as the finals draw closer. In the other two matches of the weekend Royal Park […]

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  • Swans take the points in slippery conditions

    Natte Bealiba won a wet and slippery contest at Natte Yallock on Sunday, in a game that was in the balance until late in the final term. Newstead went into the game with a couple of youngsters in Brad Richardson who is a promising 15-year-old and Jonty Entwistle from the Bendigo Pioneers playing in the […]

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