‘Cracking the Big Time…(Part 2)’ by KB Hill

KB Hill continues his series about Wangaratta Rovers players who went on to crack the big time.

‘Cracking the Big Time…(Part 1)…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill begins a two-part series on players who cracked the ‘big time’ in their journey from Wangaratta Rovers to the VFL/AFL.

‘Speedster Darcy within sight of AFL dream…’ by KB Hill

It’s AFL Draft time. KB Hill runs his eye over one of the hopes from Wangaratta, Darcy Wilson.

” ‘Pooch’ leaves his legacy…” by KB Hill

Wangaratta Rovers lost a favourite son last month with the passing of Luke Elkington at the age of just 45. KB Hill provided this coverage of Luke’s farewell.

‘Tenacious small man realises his dream…’ by KB Hill

Dylan Wilson was marked as one to watch from a young age. Now he’s a fixture for the Wangaratta Rovers. KB Hill charts his progress over the years.

Up the Mighty Murray! – Episode 19: Going back to Yarrawonga

Peter Clark has reached Howlong in his journey up the Murray River. This week he reports on the Yarrawonga Pigeons v Wangaratta Rovers match.

” ‘Elmer’ joins coveted 100-game club…” by KB Hill

Alex Marklew is the third generation of his family to be 100-game player for the Wangaratta Rovers. KB Hill charts his rise from junior rising star to just plain star of the OMFNL.

“Allie…adding the motherly touch…” by KB Hill

KB Hill returns with a tribute to the multi-talented Allie Murray who gives her all to support both her heavily sports involved youngsters and her local club, the Wangaratta Rovers.

‘A trip down memory lane…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill was a teenager when Rovers won the 1958 flag. Sixty-five years later he mingled with his boyhood heroes as they held a high-spirited reunion.

” ‘Curly’…one of the greatest Demons of all…” by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the career of Neil ‘Curly’ Hanlon, one of the greatest ever players for the Benalla Demons. Neil passed away recently.

“Farewell to ‘Long John’…” by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the story of John McMonigle, the shy, gentle giant who became an Ovens and Murray League ruck star. John passed away recently.

‘A one-eyed view of the Semi-Final…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts last weekend’s pulsating semi-final in the OMFNL between the Wangaratta Rovers and the Albury Tigers.

‘Saints versus Hawks: re-visiting a classic…’ by KB Hill

In the lead-up to last weekend’s Myrtleford v Rovers finals clash, KB Hill revisits a classic finals encounter between the two clubs back in 1984.

‘Hawks and Tigers produce a classic…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the recent nail-biter between the Wangaratta Rovers and the Albury Tigers in the OMNFL. (Classic KB tension! – ED.)

‘200 up for Gatto the evergreen…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill profiles one of his favourite players from the Wangaratta Rovers, Shane Gaston, who recently chalked up his 200th appearance for the club.

‘Hawks swoop on Pigeons in dramatic fashion…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the thrilling finish to the recent Wang Rovers v Yarrawonga Pigeons clash in the Ovens and Murray League.

‘The Whitfield Flyer…still an avid sporting fan…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill chats with Ian Gambold, ‘The Whitfield Flyer’, a true servant of local footy and country sport up Wangaratta way.

‘Former Hawk makes his mark on Sydney racing scene…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill chats with racehorse trainer Matthew Smith, the Wangaratta footy talent who gave it away to follow his love for the horses.

‘The coach who lived close to the edge…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill caught up with his old coach, the larger than life Ken Boyd, to remember an incident-packed life both on and off the field.

‘The birth of a fabulous era…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill goes back 50 years to recall the 1971 O&M League Grand Final which featured the emerging Wangaratta Rovers line-up.