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AFL great Dane Swan to take flight at Lucknow

AFL great Dane Swan to take flight at Lucknow

In a major coup for Lucknow Football Netball Club and the East Gippsland region, five time All-Australian and Brownlow medallist Dane Swan will pull on the boots on Saturday the 26th of June at Lucknow recreation reserve. In a match expected to be well supported by local football fans, the Magpies will be keen to unleash AFL veteran Dane Swan on the Stratford side who will come to the match full...
Top three setting the tone

Top three setting the tone

It is effectively a three-way battle for top position on the “A” grade Bairnsdale Cricket Association ladder after four rounds. Orbost and Lindenow South Glenaladale are undefeated with three wins and a washout, which happened to be between the two teams in round one with the Glen Swamps poised to claim victory before rain ended play. West Bairnsdale is third with one loss to its name, beaten...
Junior season abandoned

Junior season abandoned

The 2020 East Gippsland Junior Football Association season has been abandoned. Following on from the State Government announcement that stage three restrictions would be reintroduced in Regional Victoria and will remain in place until September 13, league officials decided the best course of action was to end the season after just two rounds. As part of the stage three restrictions, community...
Redlegs on the board

Redlegs on the board

Bairnsdale under 16 footballers emphatically got themselves on the Gippsland League winners’ list last weekend, defeating Sale by a massive 137 points. After a round one loss to Traralgon, the Redlegs put the Magpies to the sword, kicking 12 second half goals and keeping Sale to just two behinds for the entire match. Thomas Hudson – who kicked all of Bairnsdale’s four goals in round one –...
Juniors get the go-ahead

Juniors get the go-ahead

Following a meeting with the East Gippsland Junior Football Association (EGJFA) club presidents the league commission last week, it was voted to proceed with the EGJFA season for 2020, but with some significant changes due to protocols and guidelines set by AFL Victoria. It has been decided that there will be seven rounds and no finals, due to limitations on crowd numbers, there will be no...
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...

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