Football

  • RIP LEXTON PLAINS?

    Football in the Maryborough and district is in for big changes and the future of the Lexton Plains Football League is in doubt following the WorkSafe Victorian Country Football League Review Panel concluded its interview process this week. The VCFL Review Panel had around 38 interviews within the four leagues within the Greater Ballarat area […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • BULLDOGS MAUL MAGPIES

    Maryborough came up against the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League flag favourite Golden Square on Saturday and copped a hiding. The Bulldogs showed why it is the undefeated ladder leader and hot flag favourite with a clinical display. The Magpies went into the contest with a couple of their high possession players missing, Chris Thomson […]

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  • ‘PIES MEET TOP SIDE

    Maryborough faces its biggest test of the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League season tomorrow when it ventures to Wade Street to tackle Golden Square. This season appears to be the year of the Bulldogs as Golden Square has taken all before it and won handsomely. In fact, the team started with a huge victory over […]

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