Birchip-Watchem Bulls charge home to beat St.Arnaud: Round 17 North Central Football League

  By Shane Goss (www.licoricegallery.com) The St.Arnaud Saints have failed to grab a spot in the top four of the North Central Football League despite a spirited effort against finals rival Birchip-Watchem at Lord Nelson Park in St.Arnaud. With just four points separating the teams heading into the round, a win was a must for [Read more]

The burgers are better at Kyneton but Bloods prevail

By Shane Goss South Bendigo have been made to work hard to overcome a gallant Kyneton to win by 26 points in their round 14 BFL clash at the Kyneton Showgrounds. Had the Tigers kicked straight the result may well have been different. In a low scoring and scrappy affair, Kyneton began well, registering seven [Read more]

Bendigo in golden form against Coburg – VFL Round 11 Bendigo Gold v Coburg Tigers (Shepparton)

  The Bendigo Gold have continued their run towards a top four spot in the VFL with a comprehensive 76 point thrashing of Coburg in their regional clash in Shepparton. They are now just one game and percentage away from Werribee in fourth place following their third win in a row. Shepparton’s Deakin Reserve was [Read more]

Rebels with a cause – Round eight of the YVMDFL between Alexandra and Kinglake,

If opposition teams didn’t know any better, their away trip to Alexandra in division two of Victoria’s Yarra Valley Mountain District League, would have them quaking in their boots. The team from north-east Victoria are known as the ‘Rebels’.  After visiting the scenic ground to watch them take on Kinglake recently; I’m pretty sure they’re [Read more]

Ovens and Murray down Hampden League in VCFL Inter League clash

The Victorian Country Football Championships made their way to Carlton’s Visy Park last Sunday where the fifth ranked Ovens and Murray League took on the sixth ranked Hampden League. With the unfortunate aspect of both teams having to travel to meet each other around half-way fans of both sides could be excused for not turning [Read more]

The Sister Olive – The race that stops Yea.

  by Shane Goss If you fancy a game of golf at Yea, please wait for the running of the last. The last at Yea races that is. The course has holes both inside and around the racetrack. Buggies and three-woods were replaced by bookmakers and silks last Saturday however when the town held their [Read more]

VFL: Collingwood v Sandringham

Pictures by Shane Goss www.licoricegallery.com Action from the VFL clash Collingwood v Sandy.

VFL R17 – Coburg Tigers v North Ballarat

Pictures by Shane Goss. www.licoricegallery.com  

Box Hill v North Ballarat: VFL Round 16

This week, in round 16 of the VFL, Box Hill took on reigning premiers North Ballarat at Box Hill. The Roosters finally won the match by 11 points 14.12.96 to Box Hill 13.7.85. Hawk Jordan Lewis played for Box Hill on return from a two week suspension in the AFL  and Clinton Young also lined [Read more]

Benalla v Kyabram – 2011 GVFL Round 11 from Benalla.

Pictures and words by Shane Goss www.licoricegallery.com It was a sad week for footy and in-particular Melbourne fans with the passing of Sean Wight who died from lung cancer at just 46. The Irishman pioneered that country’s influence on the game we love along with current Demon’s president and former teammate Jim Stynes. Another of [Read more]

Last Saturday at Visy Park

North Ballarat and the Bullants did battle last Saturday at Visy Park and Shane Goss was there to catch the action.     North Melbourne listed Cruize Garlett is wrapped up by Carlton AFL rookie listed player Jaryd Cachia.      

Violet Town v Longwood

  by Shane Goss After witnessing the thriller at the MCG on Saturday night between Hawthorn and Geelong I ventured to Violet Town in north east Victoria for the  round nine clash in the Kyabram District Football League between Violet Town and Longwood. Violet Town is the former home to Aussie rock band Killing Heidi [Read more]

Tigers see the light

Nestled in Victoria’s high country about a one-and-a-half hour drive north of Melbourne is the town of Yea.It wasoriginally known as Muddy Creek settlement after the Yea River which was called Muddy Creek until 1878. The town was named after a Colonel Lacy Yea who was killed in the Crimean War.