Four wins on the trot for Gisborne by Richard Jones

BFNLLogo1Wrap of Bendigo footy round nine: halfway mark Continue reading

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Bulldogs back and Demons make it interesting

WAFL round 11

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Haiden Schloithe marks close to the boundary at Fremantle Oval opposed to Mitch Crowden who missed the spoil by… that much. All photos by Les Everett.

The Sharks are the only team out of contention after 11 rounds of the WAFL season (and even they are a mathematical chance of making the finals if they cheat in the exam). Wins to South Fremantle and West Perth  consolidated their positions, the newly exciting Perth had another victory and Subiaco were challenged by East Perth. Continue reading

Gisborne causes first big upset of 2018 season by Richard Jones

BFNLLogo1A look at Bendigo footy, round eight

GISBORNE landed the first big upset of the BFL season downing fourth-placed Golden Square and jumping up to sixth spot on the ladder. The Gardiner Reserve Bulldogs barely missed a shot on goal all afternoon and by the last change had scored a super accurate 14.2. On their home deck Gisborne outpaced and out-tackled the Wade Street Dogs and held them to just nine goals for the afternoon. In other matches top club Strathfieldsaye downed hopeful finalists South Bendigo following a six-goal to none burst in the opening 20 minutes while Sandhurst ended up 107-point winners over Maryborough at the QEO. The win catapulted the Dragons back into the Top Five. Kyneton also scored a massive victory by thrashing Castlemaine by 128 points at the Kyneton Showgrounds. And on the back of returning spearhead Matt Gretgrix’s seven majors Eaglehawk belted Kangaroo Flat by an even bigger margin: 167 points. Continue reading