Football

  • 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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  • Matches postponed as rain affects finals

    Sports across the district were affected by the weekend’s deluge, with finals postponed in a number of leagues. In the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League matches scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday were postponed until this weekend. League secretary, Rod Ward said a decision to not play on the weekend was made mid Saturday […]

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  • Close contests expected

    The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League first and second semi finals take place this weekend, with the second semi final at Dunolly on Saturday between Maldon and Avoca, and the first semi final at Avoca on Sunday between Rovers and Carisbrook. A big crowd is expected on Saturday to witness the battle […]

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  • Maryborough Magpies win first BFNL final in 11 years

    Maryborough has won its first final in the Bendigo Football Netball League in 11 years after defeating Sandhurst on Sunday. In the first weekend of the finals, the fifth placed Magpies took on the fourth placed Sandhurst Dragons at Bendigo’s Queen Elizabeth Oval in the elimination final. The Magpies had not won a final since […]

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  • MAGPIES IN FINALS

    After being in and out of the top five over recent weeks, the Maryborough Magpies won fifth position on the ladder and a berth in next week’s elimination final in the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League after defeating Kyneton by 121 points. It was the final round of the home and away season and to […]

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  • Carisbrook finish Campbell Creek’s finals hopes

    Carisbrook has ended Campbells Creek’s hopes of a finals berth in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League after the Redbacks defeated the Magpies by 59 points at Carisbrook on Saturday. The Redbacks dominated from the opening term and made the most of the dry ball with seven goals to nil in very wet […]

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  • Magpies down Bulldogs

    With two rounds left in the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League home and away season, Maryborough is in fifth place on the ladder following Saturday’s solid 51 point victory over Gisborne at Gardiner Reserve. There was plenty of argument as the Magpie supporters left Gisborne in the rear view mirror, that this could have been […]

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  • BACK IN FIVE!

    The Maryborough Magpies won back fifth spot on the ladder on Saturday with a gutsy nine point victory over Kangaroo Flat at Princes Park. After losing Corey Taylor and Luke Treacy during the week with injuries, the selectors made a couple of surprise moves with coach Shane Fisher back in the line-up and making his […]

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