Football

  • MERGER TALKS

    With a VCFL review to be conducted in the region beginning next month, and many football followers bemoaning the state of country footy, as many clubs wallow in financial troubles and face recruiting difficulties, the LPFL board has developed the Goldfields District Football League proposal, which would see up to 19 clubs competing in what […]

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  • TWO DRAFTED

    Former Maryborough footballers, Stewart Crameri and Eddie Prato, both found homes in Tuesday’s AFL rookie draft. Crameri was picked up by Essendon while Prato is with the Western Bulldogs. Crameri, 21, did pre-season last year with Essendon and was told that he had just missed out. Although very disappointed with this news, the talented high […]

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  • Jamie Elliott and Scott Sellers in charge of Rovers.

    Jamie Elliott and Scott Sellers have been appointed joint coaches of the Maryborough Rovers Football Netball Club for season 2010. For the last couple of seasons, Jamie has been coach of Castlemaine in the Bendigo Football League and last season, Scott played with the ‘Maine under Jamie and had a solid season. Club secretary, Gary […]

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  • Baz Gorman to coach Royal Park

    Royal Park Football Netball Club has appointed Jared “Baz” Gorman as senior coach for season 2009-10. Gorman will have a number of helpers as the club has four assistants ; Michael Drury, Justin Perry, Matthew Shelton and Peter Egan. Club president, Adam Balzan, said this week “Recruiting has been going very well and five or […]

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  • Magpies to tackle ladder leader

    Maryborough tackles the Bendigo Football League ladder leader, South Bendigo, tomorrow at the Queen Elizabeth Oval. The Magpies will be on a high after trouncing Eaglehawk last weekend by 61 points but will be brought back to reality very early tomorrow. The Bloods are a top combination and has had just a couple of defeats […]

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  • ‘Borough thrashes Eaglehawk

    The Maryborough Magpies finished all over the top of Eaglehawk to register a big 61 point upset victory at Princes Park on Saturday. The match was played in steady rain after the first quarter and it was obvious that the Magpies wanted the football more than their opponents in the second half. Maryborough went into […]

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  • ‘Borough to take it up to Hawks

    Following its spirited showing last Saturday, the Maryborough Magpies must go into tomorrow’s match against Eaglehawk full of confidence. The Hawks always appear to have a bit of trouble at Princes Park and over the seasons Maryborough has always pushed the visitors, though rarely winning. Eaglehawk is presently in fourth position on the ladder, just […]

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  • ‘Borough storms home

    Maryborough put in an inspired performance to win its third match of the Bendigo Football League season with a barnstorming last quarter to set up a 29 point victory over Castlemaine at the Camp Reserve on Saturday. Prior to the match everything pointed to a home town victory as the ’Maine had defeated Gisborne, Strathfieldsaye […]

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  • Avoca still undefeated •

    Avoca holds out Maldon to win by two goals • Carisbrook suffers third straight loss at the hands of Harcourt Avoca remains undefeated after accounting for Maldon in a hard fought clash at Maldon on Saturday in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. The game was scrappy with many stoppages as the […]

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  • Pies go down in thriller

    The Maryborough Magpies went agonisingly close to their second win of the season in the Bendigo Football League at Princes Park on Saturday, going down to Kangaroo Flat in a three-point thriller. In a game which coach Shane Fisher labelled a “must-win”, the Magpies reeled in a six-goal lead after half time, hitting the lead […]

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