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Egan jumps on Tiger train

VFL News - Sat, 30/12/2017 - 04:26
Although his background is not in football, Egan said he has been a big contributor to her earning a VFL contract with the Tigers. ''We have our ups and downs, Dad always has my best interests and wants the best for me,'' she said. ''He'll yell at me and tell me what I did wrong and where I can do better, ...

Ottavi moves to BFL to meet Essendon <b>VFL</b> demands

VFL News - Fri, 29/12/2017 - 15:07
HIGHER LEVEl: Joel Ottavi has enhanced his VFL prospects by signing with East Point in the BFL. Jordan: leave ... This brings to three the number of East Point players doing pre-season with the Essendon VFL training squad – adding to Brown and former North Ballarat Roosters-listed Jake McQueen.

Two premiership players return to North City

VFL News - Thu, 28/12/2017 - 12:52
Darmody had two seasons with North Ballarat City after playing with North Ballarat Rebels in the TAC Cup under-18s and North Ballarat Roosters in the VFL. He chose to move to Koroit for the opportunity to play with his brother Michael and became a key contributor up forward in two premierships.

GFL 2018: Grovedale determined to fly under radar as critics circle

VFL News - Tue, 26/12/2017 - 15:52
Geelong Falcons best-and-fairest Cassidy Parish has committed to Grovedale as he pursues a spot on Werribee's VFL list after missing out in the AFL draft, as has Bendigo Pioneers' best-and-fairest Keelin Betson. The Tigers have also put pen to paper with former North Ballarat VFL players Billy Jones ...

Jack joins <b>VFL</b> Tigers

VFL News - Tue, 26/12/2017 - 08:11
''I completed one session with the Falcons and was training with the Geelong VFL side for two weeks, but then I got a few phone calls from Werribee. ''I trained with Werribee for a couple of weeks before the Christmas break and I'm look forward to getting back into it in a few weeks.'' With Werribee no ...

Ken Hands holds a Herald Sun poster from the infamous 1945 &#39;Bloodbath&#39; Grand Final.

VFL News - Sat, 23/12/2017 - 15:30
“Dad's first coaching experience came when he coached the Victorian team in 1954. He won all eight games from then on,” his son John said in 2015. “He then won his first eight games as Carlton coach, so he had a 16-game run.” “He still loves walking into the Carlton ground. Carlton was a very big ...

Carlton great Ken Hands dies, age 91

VFL News - Sat, 23/12/2017 - 15:30
Hands — who died on Friday at the age of 91 — played for Carlton from 1945 to 1957, chalking up 211 games and booting 188 goals. He was also the last surviving member of the Blues' 1945 and 1947 premiership teams, and was pivotal in the side's 1945 grand final victory over South Melbourne ...

Gomez leaves Wolfsburg, rejoins Stuttgart

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 20:45
In a surprise move, Germany striker Mario Gomez has signed a deal to go back to former club VfB Stuttgart from VfL Wolfsburg. Updated Updated 4 mins ago. Germany striker Mario Gomez is returning to former club VfB Stuttgart in a surprise move from VfL Wolfsburg. Gomez, 32, has signed a contract ...

Footy legend Frank Hodgkin funeral attracts large crowd at Sacred Heart church, Wodonga

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 18:07
They both joined VFL clubs in the same season with Hodgkin joining St Kilda where he played 32 matches in two seasons before returning to the country ... Gayfer, Bob Craig, Mick and Simon Bone attended the his funeral along with former Ganmain team-mate and VFL leading goal-kicker, Tom Carroll.

The SuperCoach cash cows ready to breakout and step into senior roles in 2018

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 17:00
Cursed by injury, Sier has played just 18 games at VFL level over the past two years. However, at 190cm, the big-bodied midfielder is exactly what the Magpies need. If he can get his body right he would help ease the pressure on Scott Pendlebury and Taylor Adams to win the ball at the coalface and ...

Big guns to fire United

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 13:37
Headlining the bunch is Jordan Florance, Echuca's 2017 captain making the switch after five years at the club. But just as impressive from the Eagles is the luring of Jeremy Hartigan from the powerhouse Horsham Demons, as well as former Werribee VFL talent Leigh Sobotnicki. Thrilled with the initial ...

Wellings embarks on <b>VFL</b> career with Magpies

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 13:26
NEW MAGPIE: Callan Wellings has joined Collingwood's VFL list for next season after graduating from the GWV Rebels. Greater Western Victoria Rebels best and fairest Callan Wellings has earned a place on Collingwood's VFL list. The move will have him linking up with Rebels teammate Flynn ...

State League footy 2018: Geelong VFLW side heading to Darwin, while TAC Cup fixture receives ...

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 12:18
A PAIR of AFL curtain raisers showcase an exciting fixture for Geelong's VFL Women's side in 2018. ... Of seven home and seven away matches, the Cats will play four home games at GMHBA Stadium, two at Deakin University and one at Anthony Costa Oval as a VFL double header with the men's team.

2018 VFLW fixture released

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 12:07
CARLTON will kick things off against the Southern Saints in 2018 after the announcement of the Swisse VFL Women's fixture. In their inaugural game, the Blues will head to Skybus Stadium (Frankston Oval) from 11:15am on Saturday, May 5. Five of Carlton's seven home games will be played at Preston ...

GFL 2018: New South Barwon recruit Louis Herbert holding onto hope of an AFL lifeline

VFL News - Fri, 22/12/2017 - 11:56
The 23-year-old has signed at South Barwon for next season after spending the last two years on North Ballarat's VFL list. With his former club now defunct, Herbert has turned his attention towards finishing his sports management degree. Gold Coast Suns' Louis Herbert in action at Suns training.

De-listed West Coast Eagles forward Josh Hill lands at the Northern Blues in the <b>VFL</b>

VFL News - Thu, 21/12/2017 - 21:52
Ross Glendinning medallist Josh Hill will move to Victoria for season 2018, signing with Carlton's VFL affiliate the Northern Blues. Hill was de-listed by the Eagles at the end of last season after 107 games and 151 goals for the club. He had previously played 66 games at the Western Bulldogs before ...

New look for new <b>VFL</b> Magpies

VFL News - Thu, 21/12/2017 - 20:00
A touch of experience joins the VFL Magpies in VFL premiership player Nick Sing. Arriving at the Holden Centre with 90 games under his belt, the 26-year-old immediately becomes Collingwood's second most senior player. Only captain Jack Hellier (93 games) has played more VFL football.

CHFL young star Brown to try luck in BFL

VFL News - Thu, 21/12/2017 - 17:56
As well as stepping up to the BFL, Brown's move to East Point also fits in with his aspirations to pursue a VFL career. Brown is doing his pre-season training with an expanded Essendon's VFL squad after being invited to try out by the Bombers. Essendon coach Dan Jordan said earlier this month that ...

GFL 2018: South Barwon signs former Gold Coast Sun as first key recruit under coach David Farrell

VFL News - Thu, 21/12/2017 - 15:52
“Louis has been exposed to TAC, VFL and AFL Programs in recent years so brings in a heap of experience which will fast track the development of our younger players,” South Barwon coach David Farrell said. The Swans are set to announce a handful of new recruits tonight including a North Melbourne ...

Kyabram loses two more flag guns in Burstin and Reeves

VFL News - Thu, 21/12/2017 - 14:56
Smith was tossing up between Footscray and Geelong in the VFL. Kyabram has also lost its long-serving skipper Josh Vick through retirement, while former thirds player Eamonn Ogden — who has made his mark in the Essendon and District league for the past two seasons — has had a change of mind ...