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From the  Port Phillip Leader
Reported by Paul Amy,
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PRESIDENT Michael Shulman says Port Melbourne will hold off on contract talks with coach Gary Ayres until the end of the season.

Shulman said Ayres was keen to discuss his future “sooner rather than later’’ but the club believed negotiations should start when Port’s season finished.

Ayres signed a one-year deal a few weeks after the Borough’s stunning 2017 premiership.

VFL 2018: Isaac Conway ruptures ACL just two weeks after sister Sophie suffers the same injury

From the Port Phillip Leader
Reported by Paul Amy

TWO weeks ago Isaac “Izzy’’ Conway was consoling his sister Sophie after she suffered an ACL injury while training with Richmond’s VFL Women’s team.

She was to make her debut for the Tigers the following day.

Now the 19-year-old Brisbane player must sit out the 2019 AFL W season.

ISAAC CONWAY DEDICATES SEASON TO LATE MOTHER

Last Sunday the fickle finger of fortune dealt the Conways another blow when powerful Port Melbourne onballer Izzy sustained the same knee injury, cutting short what was shaping as a best-and-fairest year for the Borough.

Conway hobbled off the ground in the second quarter against Box Hill Hawks at the City Oval. Scans the following day confirmed he had ruptured the ACL in his left knee.

Sophie Conway dishes off a handball. Picture: Hamish Blair/AAP

Tassie in VFL 2021

https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl/tasmania-could-have-team-in-the-vfl-...

 

Tasmania could have their own team in the VFL in 2021 as part of a vision being developed to drive football forward in the state.

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan is expected to visit Tasmania on Friday with a set of recommendations after the AFL announced the Tasmanian State League would continue in 2019.

 

From the Cranbourne Leader

Reported by Paul Amy. 

MARK Weideman played for Coburg. On Saturday his son Sam played against the Burgers — and played stylishly and superbly.

As his father watched on, rugged up at a cold and wet Casey Fields ground, the third-year Melbourne forward booted 7.0 for the Casey Demons, leading the home team to a emphatic win, 16.12 (108) to 4.7 (31).

Dees senior coach Simon Goodwin was at the match and his eye was presumably taken by Weideman’s sure marking and certain kicking.

It was his best return at the VFL.

From Paul Amy, Caulfield Glen Eira Leader

June 15, 2018 5:00pm

IT has been booted off its ground for the third time season, but Port Melbourne Football Club is likely to get some good news about North Port Oval next week.

Port Phillip Council this afternoon confirmed it was trying to bring forward the planned reconstruction of the playing surface to this year.

If funding for the multimillion-dollar project is approved at a meeting on June 20 the works will start at the end of the season.

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