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Juniors await decision

Juniors await decision

Football Netball East Gippsland will tonight decide if a junior season can go ahead amid COVID-19 restrictions. AFL Victoria released a set of updated protocols for football on July 1, which included a tightening of restrictions on spectators. Prior to July 1 there was to be an ‘unlimited’ number of spectators at community football. The new clause states: Only spectators necessary to support...
Omeo league pulls the pin

Omeo league pulls the pin

The Omeo District Football Netball League (ODFNL) held out as long as possible, but became the last local league to abandon its season amid the COVID-19 crisis on Wednesday night. The delegates of the ODFNL came together for their first-ever meeting by video conference to discuss what should happen in regard to the football and netball season, voting unanimously not to proceed with the 2020...
Seniors off, juniors on

Seniors off, juniors on

There will be no Gippsland League senior football and netball in 2020.Over the weekend the league's club presidents, along with AFL Gippsland representatives, determined and supported that the senior season for 2020 would be abandoned.While the clubs were and league were disappointed to have made the decision, the sustainability of all clubs was priority.The league last Tuesday night announced...
Footy season sinks

Footy season sinks

There will be no East Gippsland Football Netball League (EGFNL) season in 2020. In a year that has thrown up multiple curveballs, the EGFNL has become the latest football victim of a growing list to cancel its season due to the restrictions around COVID-19. All eight EGFNL clubs – Boisdale Briagolong, Lakes Entrance, Lindenow, Lucknow, Orbost Snowy Rovers, Paynesville, Stratford and Wy Yung –...
Waiting for the verdict

Waiting for the verdict

Bairnsdale Football Netball Club is ready to rock and roll – it’s now just awaiting a Gippsland League start date, if one is to come. Club president, Murray Frew, said while the coronavirus restrictions have caused some issues, the club’s footballers and netballers are back training and eager to play – if the season happens. “We’re in a pretty good place, we’re right to go,” Frew said. “We can...
What a way to break a drought

What a way to break a drought

Wy Yung has been crowned the 2019/20 Bairnsdale Cricket Association (BCA) “A” grade premier.The Tigers were awarded the premiership after coronavirus (COVID-19) forced the abandonment of the league’s senior grand finals.Wy Yung, scheduled to play Lindenow South Glenaladale, was handed the silverware having finished the highest qualifier of the two teams.In “B” grade, minor premier, St Mary’s...

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