Bloods whip Storm in Tannery wind

By Richard Jones SOUTH Bendigo retained its unbeaten 2009 Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football League record with a 70-point win over Strathfieldsaye at the Tannery Lane Oval on Sunday. Inspired by midfielders Shaun Bergin, Brady Childs, Neville Clark and Dujon Fuzzard the Bloods had the four premiership points in the bag by early in the second [Read more]

In and outs of early Bendigo football

By Richard Jones In the early years of the twentieth century two of the Bendigo Football League’s present-day power clubs dominated. South Bendigo and Eaglehawk took it in turns to snare what was called “the premiership of the district” in the Bendigo Football Association. For a number of seasons no finals were played; clubs that [Read more]

Premiers overhaul new boys from Strathfieldsaye

By Richard Jones Eaglehawk had to come from 15 points down at the last change to register their first win of the season against a very impressive Bendigo footy league rival Strathfieldsaye at Eaglehawk’s Canterbury Park on Saturday. Strathfieldsaye – the Storm – jumped out to an early five-goal lead and led at half-time and [Read more]