Friday, 01 March 2024
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Tough day for Redlegs in Leongatha

Tough day for Redlegs in Leongatha

It was a tough day for the Redlegs on Saturday as they ventured deep into South Gippsland to take on the colossus that is the Leongatha Football Netball Club. The Parrots were attempting to win their 33rd consecutive match, while the Redlegs were keen to register their third win of the season, and showcase their 2023 improvement against the league benchmark. But it wasn’t to be, Leongatha 115...
Redlegs hold firm to secure second win

Redlegs hold firm to secure second win

Bairnsdale held on for a well-deserved seven-point victory over Drouin in the Gippsland League last Saturday at City Oval. After three rounds, the Redlegs sit third on the ladder with two wins and a draw, already an improvement on last year's two wins from 18 matches. It's the first time in many years Bairnsdale sits in the top five in all four football grades. No wonder they're up and about at...
Redlegs soak up victory spoils

Redlegs soak up victory spoils

Bairnsdale claimed a massive scalp in round two of Gippsland League football on Sunday, hanging on for a gutsy win in wet and slippery conditions against last year’s grand finalist, Sale, at Sale Oval. The Redlegs dominated patches of the match to set up a 21-point lead at half time, which was whittled away to 10 by three quarter time as the Magpies applied relentless pressure and kept...
Cavemen in the draft

Cavemen in the draft

Buchan Football Netball Club has been chosen as one of six clubs to participate in 2023 Carlton Draft, which will see one of the six AFL legends on offer play for the Cavemen this season. The Carlton Draft is aimed at helping local football clubs get back on their feet after a tough few years, with the one-off appearances aiming to bring together Victorian communities and encouraging them to...
Swans make round one statement against reigning premier

Swans make round one statement against reigning premier

The Omeo and District Football Netball League (ODFNL) kicked off last Saturday with boom side, Swan Reach, stamping its authority, as both last season’s grand finalists, Swifts Creek and Lindenow South were defeated. At Lindenow South the home side unveiled last season’s premiership flag, but once the football began it was all Swan Reach with Max Solomon and Brandon Scott dominating up forward....
Delightful cup winner

Delightful cup winner

Moe trained galloper, Delightful Journey, won last Sunday’s $70,000 Bairnsdale Cup at the outrageous odds of $61 for trainer Christine Sexton and veteran jockey Sally Wynne. A healthy crowd was on course, including former Brownlow Medalist, Robert Dipierdo-meico and 17 time group one winning jock-ey, Simon Marshall, who were guests of the Bairnsdale Racing Club (BRC). Delightful Journey was...

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