Bendigo and Shepparton: Queen Elizabeth Oval or Deakin Reserve?

Peter Sweeney has always loved Bendigo’s Queen Elizabeth Oval. But watching Kyabram v Rochester at Shepparton’s Deakin Reserve had him wondering – which is the best footy ground? [Leave your Australia-wide nominations].

Country footy: Weeks poised on the cusp of Bendigo FL greatness

GOLDEN Square’s outstanding full-forward Grant Weeks is poised to etch his name into Bendigo Football League history. Needing four goals in Saturday’s senior grand final against Gisborne to pass a goalkicking record which has stood since the Great Depression, Weeks has the footy world on the edge of their seats. In the 1933 season Eaglehawk’s [Read more]

Neville Strauch: A man for all seasons and age groups

The late Neville Strauch, a legend of the Bendigo Football League, was one of those rare people in football who was able to make the transition from club footy to the bigger arena of football development.