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    Relegation not ruled out for 2017

    AFL Barwon has refused to rule out demoting a poorly performing GFL club to the BFL in 2017 despite promotion-relegation not being slated for introduction until 2018 at the earliest. Both...

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    Two options for restructure

    TWO models have been put forward by AFL Barwon for the restructure of local football, which will change the face of the game across the region. The proposed options were revealed...

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    Clubs join forces

    A CHANCE to test out new structures and systems against opponents ahead of practice matches has resulted in a number of local clubs holding joint training sessions during the build-up to...

  • Former Seymour player Tim O'Keefe has joined Newtown & Chilwell. Picture: AL PACKER

    Local clearances open

    CONFIRMATION a former Essendon rookie will play with Newtown & Chilwell and the departure of a St Joseph’s premiership star has highlighted the first day of local clearances. The Eagles will...

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    Foundation applications open

    THE Mark West Foundation has set itself the target of providing 100 scholarships for young local footballers in 2016. Established in late 2014 in memory of West, a talented Newtown &...

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    Local restructure to be revealed

    FEBRUARY 10 is looming as the one of most crucial dates in recent local football history in the Geelong region. K rock Football.com.au can reveal AFL Barwon will present its revised...

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    An early rise for the Suns

    THE region’s newest football club will begin life this year – 12 months earlier than planned. To be known as the Surf Coast Suns, and playing out of Banyul Warri Fields,...

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    CDFL salary cap boost

    COLAC and District league clubs will be given salary cap relief following the withdrawal of Forrest from the competition. The decision by the Lions to go into recess last week has...

  • Lily Mithen is among 20 players from the Geelong Western region named in Victoria Youth Girls squads.

    Youth Girls in Big V contention

    THE Geelong region is well represented in the Victorian Youth Girls Country squad for this year’s National Championships. 11 locals from the Geelong Western Academy are in contention for selection for...

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    Forrest goes into recess

    THE Colac league will enter season 2016 as a 10-team competition following Forrest’s decision to go into recess. AFL Barwon has confirmed the Lions have made the decision to withdraw from...

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    Points allocations unveiled

    A PAIR of GFL strugglers, four GDFL clubs and six Bellarine clubs have been allocated a higher maximum daily figure under the points system that has been introduced for 2016. The...

  • Former Newtown & Chilwell coach David Wojcinski has been appointed coach Geelong College's 1st XVIII Picture: VICKI KING

    Wojo to coach College

    DAVID Wojcinski has been appointed coach of Geelong College’s 1st XVIII in the Associated Public Schools competition. The former Geelong speedster joins College as the replacement for local football great Frank...

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    Country Champs no more

    GEELONG will go down in history as the last kings of bush football with the Country Championships format abolished. Instead, the GFL will be vying for the title of best community...

  • St Joseph's celebrates its first GFL premiership in 26 years. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    AFL bye throws out GFL

    LOCAL football chief Lee Hartman says the AFL’s decision to have a second bye on the even of the finals, pushing the grand final into October for a second straight year,...

  • Tom Couch's signing with Richmond's VFL team has been confirmed. Picture: VICKI KING

    Local stars head north

    IT is this time of year that footballers are dreading the beginning of pre-season training in coming weeks. However, for a handful of local stars one season that are playing in...

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    Easter start for BFL

    AFL Barwon has confirmed the 2016 BFL season will start on Easter weekend despite it falling in late March. Region General Manager Lee Hartman has revealed the opening round will be...

  • Leopold veteran Jye Walker will lead an indigenous team in Bendigo this weekend.

    Walker to lead indigenous team

    LEOPOLD veteran Jye Walker will lead an indigenous team with a strong Geelong flavour into battle in Bendigo this weekend The Murrun Dheik carnival will feature football and netball teams from...

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    Another gong for Grgic

    BRENT Grgic has created history by becoming the first three-time winner of the Geelong & District Coaches Association’s Senior Coach of the Year award tonight. Grgic, who guided Bell Post Hill...

  • Heath Jamieson is looking to become the first person to win the GDCA Coach of the Year award at different clubs. Picture: VICKI KING

    Coaches to recognise their best

    AFTER becoming the first St Joseph’s premiership coach in 26 years, Heath Jamieson can create more history tonight if he is named the Geelong & District Coaches Association’s Senior Coach of...

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    Former Cat mourned

    THE Geelong football community has been stunned by the death of former Cats player and St Mary’s premiership star and coach Daniel Fletcher. Fletcher, 41, died in the early hours of...

  • St Mary's celebrates its fourth consecutive AFL Barwon Colts Division 1 title. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    Four to the floor for Saints

    ST Mary’s has produced a stunning upset to claim the AFL Barwon Colts Division 1 K-ROCK Cup after upstaging St Joseph’s by 34-points at Simonds Stadium. The Saints inflicted Joeys’ first...

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    Geelong Umpires’ Appointments

    AFL Barwon Blood Toyota Geelong FNL Seniors 26 September St Joseph’s vs Newtown & Chilwell at Simonds Stadium Seniors at 2:10 PM (F) Darren Baensch, Jack Abrehart, Jason Formosa (B) Jack...

  • Jason Formosa (left), Jack Abrehart and Darren Baensch have been appointed to Saturday's GFL Grand Final. Picture: AL PACKER

    Jack to create history

    WHEN umpire Jack Abrehart holds the ball aloft to start the 2015 GFL Grand Final, the 17-year-old will create history by becoming the youngest person to control local football’s showpiece match....

  • Modewarre has won its first Colts premiership since 1988. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    Warriors break drought

      MODEWARRE has used a stunning final-quarter blitz to beat Anglesea by 43 points in the AFL Barwon Colts Division 2 Grand Final. The Warriors claimed their first premiership at under-18/Colts...

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    Geelong Umpires’ Appointments

    Umpire Appointments for this Weekend Umpire Appointments for this Weekend Please contact the designated car driver for your game to confirm your travel arrangements. If you are unable to fulfil your...

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    Demons, Dragons claim Colts flags

    PORTARLINGTON and Bell Park (2) have celebrated Colts success with grand final wins yesterday. The Demons claimed their first Division 3 title after having the better of St Joseph’s (2) by...

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