Benalla's new junior football clubs will launch their seasons this Saturday at Benalla Showgrounds.March 28, 2014 4:13am
Benalla junior football league coaches Peter Rigby, Robert Barber, Kyle Pugh, Terry Blackburn, Lloyd Johnson, Dean Easton with players (front) Will Pugh, Tom Newton, Riley Johnson and Liam O'Brien.
Benalla Giants and Bulldogs junior football clubs finalised their preparations for the 2014 season with a practice match at the Benalla Showgrounds on Saturday.
In an exciting new era for football in Benalla and district, the clubs will compete in the Wangaratta and District Junior Football League this season.
The clubs conducted a joint jumper presentation and handed out new jumpers and polo tops.
Benalla will enter two teams in both the under-14 and under-16 competitions.
League spokesperson Geoff Hill said the teams were finalised following the final hit-out.
‘‘We are really pleased with how preparations for the season have gone and both clubs are looking forward to their first game this Saturday at the Benalla Showgrounds,’’ Hill said.
‘‘While we have had good numbers in each of the teams, there is still an opportunity for new players to register and be a part of the action.’’
Training will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 4.30
All registered players will receive socks, shorts and a polo top as part of their $100 registration.
Round one of the season will start this Saturday at Benalla Showgrounds with the two new Benalla clubs going head to head.
Both the Giants and the Bulldogs will play eight home games in Benalla and eight away games.
Entry to the game is free, and the Benalla Racing Club has kindly agreed to donate meat for the barbecue to help get the season off to a fantastic start.
For further information about the Benalla and District Junior Football League visit the league’s Facebook page or phone Geoff Hill on 0417
Assaults and burglaries are the main driver behind a 15.8 per cent increase in crime across Greater Shepparton in the past year, new police statistics show.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
Echuca College has taken part in targeted testing studies for NAPLAN.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
Kyabram junior bombers reach grand final.
Football high-flyer Travis Auld gave a fascinating insight into AFL at one of his old haunts on Saturday night.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Primary schools celebrated Book Week last week.
As Victorian election approaches Member for Murray Valley Tim McCurdy fires opening salvos against opponents so far.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
Ms Malcolm says many people would rather the seat of Euroa was a marginal seat so it would attract more attention and funding.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.