Ben becomes the fourth McNiece to captain Northcote Park

A family milestone wasn’t enough to propel the Cougars past Eltham, which used a fast start to claim victory, writes Stephen Marson.

NFL – Northcote Park v West Preston-Lakeside: Opening round success for Northcote Park

Stephen Marson reports on his second-ever game of suburban footy, between Northcote Park and West Preston-Lakeside for the time-honoured McNiece-Mellerick Cup. And, in beaut conditions, the Northcote boys turned it on in front of a bumper crowd at Bill Lawry Oval. [Sounds like an excellent night – Ed]

Northcote Park FC: Friday night footy at the Bill Lawry Oval (April 10)

Wander down to Bill Lawry Oval this Friday (April 10) to see Northcote Park play rival West Preston for the McNiece-Mellerick Cup. Stephen Marson explains the significance of the night.