Football

  • MCDFNL set to kick off for 2011

    A new chapter will be opened in the history of the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League this weekend, with the league set to welcome three new teams for season 2011. The Natte Bealiba, Lexton and Navarre football netball clubs will join the MCDFNL for 2011, crossing from the now-defunct Lexton Plains Football Netball League, […]

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  • Magpies take to the track

    The Maryborough Magpies began its preparation for next year’s season in the Bendigo Football Netball League with its first training session on Friday night. About 25 players took part in a time trial around Lake Victoria, a ball skills session and some boxing. Taking charge was the Pies’ new coach, former player Matt Aston. Aston […]

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  • New coach for Magpies

    Matt Aston has been appointed senior coach of the Maryborough Football Netball Club. Aston will lead the side as a non-playing coach in 2011. After playing all his junior football with Maryborough, Aston played his first senior game for the club in 1992. In that same year he was drafted to the Sydney Swans at […]

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  • MCDFNL to undergo revamp for 2011

    The Maryborough Castlemaine Football Netball League will become a 14 team competition next season. At a special meeting held on Tuesday night, delegates from the existing 11 clubs voted unanimously to admit Natte Bealiba, Navarre and Lexton Football Netball Clubs to the league for the 2011 season. MCDFNL president, Troy Driscoll said the meeting marked […]

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  • Dons’ day out

    A fierce, attacking third quarter helped Maldon roll over the top of Avoca and claim a 14 point victory in the Bendigo Bank MCDFNL Grand Final at Princes Park on Sunday. The win ends a 22 year drought for Maldon and sees the premiership cup again denied to Avoca who last tasted senior success in […]

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  • Bulldogs v Bombers

    The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League grand final takes place at Princes Park this Sunday and Avoca and Maldon will be out to achieve the ultimate success for the 2010 season. Avoca last achieved premiership glory back in 1998 when they defeated Lexton by 76 points when playing in the Lexton Football […]

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  • Maldon advances to grand final

    Maldon will take on Avoca in the 2010 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League grand final after defeating Maryborough Rovers by 60 points in their preliminary final clash. A big crowd was in attendance at Hedges Oval and witnessed a thrilling performance by small Maldon forward, Dave Carroll, who slotted 10 goals. Rovers captain Brad […]

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  • Matthew Peake wins Berry Powell medal

    Campbell’s Creek midfielder, Matthew Peake, has been named the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s Berry Powell Medallist for 2010. The experienced midfielder polled 25 votes to finish in front of Maldon coach Shaun Burchell on 19. Maldon’s Tom Cain, Newstead Ethan Ford and Peake’s teammate, Matt Hodoras, all tied for third on 15 votes. […]

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  • Avoca into grand final

    Avoca defeated Maldon in the second semi final at Dunolly on Saturday and won their way into their second grand final of the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. A big crowd witnessed the battle between Avoca and Maldon and the Bulldogs set up the win with a dominant first quarter as they […]

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  • Glenn Chadwick to play his 250th game in Magpie first

    Maryborough Magpies veteran Glenn Chadwick will play his 250th senior game for the club in tomorrow’s first semi final. Glenn played his first game for the club as a 17-year-old in 1993 at Golden Square’s home ground at Wade Street. It will be at the same venue he plays his milestone match against South Bendigo. […]

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