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ROWAN Marshall’s first finals campaign as an Australian Football League player is off to a flying start, with the ruckman’s St Kilda side defeating the Western Bulldogs in an elimination final thriller on Saturday. Marshall, originally from Portland, is in his fourth season with St Kilda and after finishing in sixth spot on the ladder […]

Samuel Ord - October 6, 2020

BROTHERS Jaydon and Josh Stiles have completed their domination over the AFL North West NSW Football League, winning the premiership with the Gunnedah Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon. Four months ago, with the Victorian Government’s coronavirus lockdowns looming and the chances of community football going ahead slipping by the day, 26-year-old Jaydon travelled interstate and joined […]

Samuel Ord - October 1, 2020

IN a normal year, local communities would be rallying for the culmination of the football and netball seasons, however this is far from a normal year and in September 2020 the roar of the crowd, the cheers and the tears, are sadly missing. - October 1, 2020

THE Greater Western Victoria (GWV) Rebels will go into the 2021 NAB League season with a new coach after Marc Greig stepped down from the role last week.

Adam Hill - September 29, 2020

WESTERNS have jumped on the front foot with their preparations for the 2021 South West District Football Netball League season, signing their A grade netball and senior football coaches late last week. 32-year-old Marcus England will remain on as Westerns senior football coach for the 2021 season. The 2020 season was scheduled to be England’s […]

Samuel Ord - September 29, 2020

AFTER a 2019-20 season that didn’t go to plan for the Demons, they will be hoping to bounce back during the 2020-21 season and return to finals action.

Mitch Lang - September 26, 2020

ANDY Wettenhall was set to pull on the Hamilton Kangaroos guernsey for the first time in April, but coronavirus forced him to postpone it for at least 12 months.

Mitch Lang - September 22, 2020

THERE will be no changes to the player points tally for any of the south-west clubs after AFL Western District released the totals for the 2021 season.

Adam Hill - September 11, 2020

THE AFLW Draft nominations were officially opened for 2020 on September 1, and one young Portlander hoping to one day nominate for the process is Elli Aitken. This year’s AFLW Draft will take place on September 21 and while 17-year-old Aitken is still at least one year away from being eligible to be drafted, she’ll […]

Samuel Ord - September 10, 2020

THE coronavirus has impacted many sectors, but the Southern Grampians Shire expects the planned Melville Oval precinct upgrades to go ahead as scheduled. With many supply issues impacting big projects along with reduced numbers on work sites, the project remains on track to be completed without delays. With the netball court upgrades the first stage […]

Adam Hill - September 9, 2020