Northern Blues news

From the Preston Leader
Reported by Sam Landsberger
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PRESTON’S beloved Bullants will be stripped down and barely sighted with the once-proud, independent Victorian Football League club to be engulfed by its AFL partner.

The newly branded Northern Blues will concede their name, colours and a further home match to Carlton Football Club’s Visy Park, with only three VFL matches to be played at Preston’s City Oval in 2012.

Northern Bullants in with the Blues

From the Preston Leader
Reported by Sam Landsberger
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CARLTON is not taking over the Northern Bullants despite conceding naming rights, club colours and shifting an extra home game to the Blues base, says Ants president Stephen Papal.

Papal confirmed the Ants will be known as the Northern Blues next year and could wear a navy blue jumper in as many as 15 of 18 matches.

Ants scrape home

From Whittlesea Leader
Reported by Sam Landsberger
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THE Northern Bullants will enter Saturday's Victorian Football League grand final rematch in winning form but only just.

The Ants, on the rebound from last week's horror loss to Claremont in the Foxtel Cup, travelled down the highway to face Geelong at Skilled Stadium.

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