VFL News

Geelong <b>VFL</b>: Cats sign ex-Rooster Nathan Horbury and former TAC Cup midfielder Aiden Domic

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 17:33
Geelong VFL men's team co-ordinator Nathan Tweddle said the outside midfielder would complement new recruits Jordan Keras, Dean Gore and Luke Kiel. AFL Victoria v VAFA. Nathan Horbury, right, representing AFL Victoria against the VAFA. Picture Yuri Kouzmin. “He's a quality player and we've got ...

Geelong VFLW: Young star Millie Klingbeil eyeing spot in Cats 22

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 23:56
After four games in the TAC Cup for the Oakleigh Chargers, Klingbeil earnt a VFL call up against powerhouse Darebin. It was at Princes Park in a low-scoring affair that Klingbeil nailed the Cats' only goal for the day, earning herself a further two matches in her maiden campaign. “It was just a dream ...

New dog finding his feet

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 09:30
Smith trained with both Footscray and the Geelong VFL side before deciding to settle at Whitten Oval. “I'm really enjoying myself at the moment and enjoying the challenge, it's a bit different to country footy obviously but something I'm looking forward to,” Smith said. Moving back to play in a major state ...

Eastern Ranges talent manager Len Villani accepts Northern Blues general manager position

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 10:26
“Getting across to a really proud club, like the Northern Blues, who have had a great history in the VFL, in all the different machinations and forms it has taken on over the years, that also excited me as well.” Villani served as talent manager at Eastern Ranges for three years after decade-long stint at ...

Ex Geelong Cats Josh Cowan and Dean Gore strengthen St Mary&#39;s push for elusive GFL premiership

Sun, 14/01/2018 - 14:37
He recently signed with the Cats' VFL team and commitment to St Mary's last week. “I keep in contact with what's going on with the VFL and we heard he was coming across to Geelong, so we got in touch with him early,” Robertson said. “Given that we've got quite a few boys training with the VFL, we got ...

Luke Bucknall latest key loss for Lake Wendouree

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 11:33
... duo Josh Fowkes and Josh Driscoll as it builds to cover the loss of key players including Nick Peter, Ben Hayes, Lucas Anderson, Nathan Monk and now Bucknall. Coby Perry has also committed to his home club Maryborough after two years in the VFL with the now disbanded North Ballarat Roosters.

It&#39;s Darby time in the <b>VFL</b>

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 09:07
YOUNG gun Darby Henderson will step up to the VFL this season after Williamstown announced it had signed the 18-year-old Echuca product. It continues a strong relationship between the Seagulls and the Henderson family — Darby's father Brett was a senior development coach at the club and Darby ...

Ben Griffiths punts on making it in America

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:11
Griffiths suffered his first concussion for the season in round two in 2017 and then missed 11 weeks after suffering a second head knock three weeks later in the VFL. A shoulder injury later in the year ruled him out of AFL calculations but he returned to play with Richmond in the VFL finals and watched ...

Positive signs for BFNL club Maryborough

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 14:33
MARYBOROUGH has lured a pair of former club best and fairest winners back to Princes Park. The Magpies have welcomed back 2013 best and fairest and former captain Luke Bucknell and regained young gun Coby Perry on a full-time basis following the demise of VFL club North Ballarat Roosters.

Werribee Tigers&#39; recruit ready for a great experience

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 08:11
Werribee Tigers have brought back the well-travelled Ben Moloney ahead of a return to stand-alone status in the Victorian Football League. Moloney is excited to be returning to his original VFL club following stints with AFL-aligned Collingwood and Geelong, earning a reputation as one of the league's ...

<b>VFL</b> cadet coup

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 23:45
From Wagga Wagga, he has spent the past two years playing with VFL side Coburg, mainly as a winger or half-back flanker. He had a delayed start to the 2017 season with Coburg due to an ankle injury suffered in a practice match against Port Melbourne. He played out the season and is now keen and ...

Lakers convince CHFL and MCDFL players to take on BFL challenge

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 14:45
Geelong issued an invitation to Fowkes to be part of its VFL summer training squad. Driscoll, who is a 100-plus game ... Edwards has committed to Lakers on a full-time basis, while Buckwell retains Lakers as his home club after signing with Williamstown in the VFL. He is in rehabilitation after a knee ...

Cobden lures midfielder Daniel Watson back to the club for the 2018 Hampden league season

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 12:49
EXPERIENCED: Footballer Daniel Watson, in action for VFL development side Northern Blues against Werribee in 2014, is returning to Cobden in 2018. Picture: Arj ... The Cobden recruit has signed with the premiership contender after stints at TAC Cup, VFL, Goulburn Valley and Ballarat league levels.

Former North Melbourne and Carlton coach Keith &#39;Macca&#39; McKenzie dies at 95

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 18:30
Keith McKenzie, who until Monday morning was the oldest living AFL/VFL coach, has died peacefully surrounded by his family, aged 95. In a lifetime devoted to VFL/AFL football, Keith "Macca" McKenzie became a celebrated figure at two clubs, North Melbourne and Carlton. He had an illustrious ...

Jackson Coleman follows in his father&#39;s MCG footsteps

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 18:30
Glenn played 27 senior games on the MCG during his 14-year VFL/AFL career with Fitzroy, Sydney and Footscray. On Saturday night son Jackson, 26, followed in his footsteps, taking to the nation's most storied sporting arena for the Melbourne Stars in front of more than 48,000 people. It was the latest ...

Former Bomber lands at Melton

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 17:11
Brock Kennedy, Jordyn Cotter and Billy Crofts will all return to the club after being with VFL club Werribee last year. Kennedy spent two years at Werribee, while Cotter and Crofts both spent a year at the Tigers. All three have battled injuries the past few years. Tymms said they would add much-needed ...

Lavington lands one of the off-season coups in Nick Meredith

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 17:00
Lavington's fall out of the top three could be shortlived with confirmation VFL utility Nick Meredith has returned. ... The 24-year old played four VFL Development League games last year after being squeezed out by North Melbourne AFL players, such as Sam Durdin, while he also played two 'guest' ...

Toby Pinwill to play without pay at Waverley Blues after retiring from <b>VFL</b> club Port Melbourne

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 12:07
Waverley Blues coach Bryce McGain said it was a selfless act from Pinwill, a two-time Port Melbourne premiership player, former Borough captain, four-time VFL Team of the Year member and two-time league representative, to play without match payments. Port Melbourne coach Gary Ayres and captain ...

The TDFL loses a gun with Lee Dale joining Southport Sharks

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 17:33
“We need some guys to go in with some experience and we've really only targeted blokes who've played AFL, VFL or SANFL.” Dale claimed last year's Barton Medal, polling 27 votes to win from Thurgoona premiership player Aydan Brown. He won Myrtleford's best and fairest in 2012 and has spent time ...

&#39;Forgotten&#39; defender joins Saints&#39; weighting game

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 08:56
Goddard returned and managed eight games in the VFL and VFL reserves before flying for a spoil and having all 108kg of Collingwood big man Mason Cox land on his foot. Another operation was required. "It was just one of those real freaky, weird things that shouldn't happen but did. You've just got to ...

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