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Peter Jackson VFL Ladder - Round 12

TEAM P W L D B For Agst % PTS  
Port Melbourne   11   8   2   1   1   1039   798   130.20   34   
Box Hill Hawks 11 8 2 1 1 1045 895 116.76 34  
Williamstown 11 8 3 0 1 1138 767 148.37 32  
Footscray 12 7 5 0 1 1227 932 131.65 28  
Richmond 12 7 5 0 1 1204 926 130.02 28  
Werribee 11 7 4 0 1 958 975 98.26 28  
Essendon 12 6 6 0 1 1142 889 128.46 24  
Northern Blues 11 6 5 0 1 922 896 102.90 24  
Casey Demons 12 6 6 0 0 906 961 94.28 24  
Geelong 11 5 6 0 1 848 924 91.77 20  
Collingwood 11 5 6 0 1 878 963 91.17 20  
Sandringham 12 5 7 0 1 945 1160 81.47 20  
Coburg 12 1 11 0 0 813 1301 62.49 4  
North Ballarat 11 0 11 0 1 647 1325 48.83 0


Fred Cook Tribute Night


Come along to the Sandridge Events Centre after the Borough's Round 17 home game against Coburg for a formal tribute to arguably our club's most decorated player, Fred Cook!

- Saturday 12th August 2017 (Following Coburg Round 17 Game)
- Sandridge Function and Events Centre @ North Port Oval
- 6:00pm - 9:00pm (approximately).
- Panel includes: Sam Newman, Norm Brown, Gary Brice, Sam Holt and Phil Cleary.
- Ticket prices: $50 per Adult (+ fees + GST), $20 for Pensioners (+ fees + GST). Includes finger food and drinks at bar prices.


VFL Round 12


Richmond vs Casey Demons at Holm Park Reserve,Beaconsfield 1pm

Geelong vs Collingwood at Simonds Stadium 1pm

Coburg vs Werribee at Piranha Park 2pm

(Development League match at 11am)

Northern Blues vs Port Melbourne at Preston 2:10pm (Channel 7)

(Development League match at 11am)


North Ballarat vs Essendon at Mars Stadium,North Ballarat 1pm (VFL Live)

(C/Raiser Women AFL Goldfields vs VAFA at 10am)

Box Hill Hawks vs Williamstown at Box Hill 2pm (3WBC)

(Development League match at 11am)

Sandringham vs Footscray at Trevor Barker Oval,Sandringham 2pm (Casey Radio)

(Development League Sandringham vs Casey Demons at 11am)

 Stuart Milligan

Action from last year’s VFL development league grand final between Box Hill and Casey. The future of the league is in doubt. Picture: Stuart Milligan

From LocalFooty.com.au
Reported by Paul Amy and Luke D’Anello, Leader
Full article - Click here


June 29, 2017 1:48pm

VFL clubs are campaigning to save the reserves competition, the Development League.

Officials at VFL and TAC Cup level have been saying in the past few weeks that AFL Victoria has all but ruled out the Development League continuing beyond this season.

They are adamant it is needed, describing it as a vital link between the under-18 competition and senior VFL football.

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Without it hundreds of young players will be denied listings at VFL clubs and will go back to local football, the clubs say.

Port Melbourne, Williamstown, Casey Demons, Sandringham, Northern Blues, Coburg, Box Hill Hawks and Werribee all field DL teams.

A handful of presidents met last week to discuss the issue. With general managers they are mustering support and will approach the AFL directly about keeping the competition.

It’s believed some AFL clubs are prepared to contribute to the submission.

VFL clubs had to fight last year to keep the Development League for this season.


 David Crosling

Coburg players celebrate after Tyler Curtis kicks a goal against Sandringham. Picture: David Crosling

Coburg VFL’s Blake Mullane wins first senior game at 32nd try against Sandringham
Geordie Cowan, Moreland Leader
Full article - Click here

COBURG finally earned its first win of the Victorian Football League season last weekend but the traditional singing of the team song provided somewhat of an unusual sight.

A dozen of the 23-strong team were playing in their first senior victory in the competition, meaning there were more players in the winning circle than outside it.

Coburg’s Ben Allan tries to evade a Sandringham opponent. Picture: David Crosling

One of those 12 was Blake Mullane, enjoying just his first win in his 32nd match.

“I was watching the clock when it was at 19 minutes and we were three goals up,” he said.

“I was thinking ‘surely they can’t come back from here’.

“We just kept the ball on the wing for 10 minutes and then the siren went.

“It was a real weight off the shoulders.

“Then we sang the song and I didn’t know the words, but it was still good.”