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Football season abandoned

Football season abandoned

East Gippsland Football Netball League officials have bitten the bullet and abandoned the 2021 season. Uncertainty regarding the ongoing COVID restrictions meant the league was left with no other choice. “Due to the ongoing uncertainty of restrictions the 2021 season has been abandoned for both the East Gippsland Football Netball League and the East Gippsland Junior Football Association. No...
Omeo season abandoned

Omeo season abandoned

After a meeting of the Omeo District League executive and club delegates, clubs have confirmed that the Omeo District finals series is to be abandoned.Due to the recent extension of government-imposed restrictions to community sport it has been decided by the leagues participating clubs it is not viable to continue with the 2021 finals series.Teams that have finished on the top of their...
Angeline Olympic ready

Angeline Olympic ready

Angeline Blackburn will join the list of East Gippsland Olympians tonight. Angeline grew up in the small town of Cann River, where her love of running was sparked. She will compete in the women's 4x400m relay. Now residing in Canberra, the indigenous runner, 31, said her path to the Games was paved by the legacy of indigenous athletes who have come before her, such as Cathy Freeman and Nova...
McConnell places 30th

McConnell places 30th

Bruthen Olympian, Dan McConnell, finished 30th in the men’s cross country mountain bike event at the Tokyo Games on Monday. In his fourth Olympic Games, McConnell finished eight minutes behind Great Britain winner, Tom Pidcock, who claimed the gold medal 20 seconds ahead of Switzerland’s Mathias Fluckiger. Spain’s David Valero claimed the bronze. McConnell made his Olympic Games debut in 2008 in...
Football returning under strict rules

Football returning under strict rules

Local football will return this Sunday with the East Gippsland Junior Football Association finals getting underway under strict COVID guidelines.The weakening of restrictions at 11.59pm on Tuesday meant community sport could return with numerous rules to follow.East Gippsland Football Netball League and Gippsland league will return to action a week later on August 7, with revised fixtures for...
Bairnsdale pipped at the post by Magpies

Bairnsdale pipped at the post by Magpies

In round 11 of Gippsland League Football, the Redlegs headed down the highway to take on old rivals Sale, in what was a series of impressive performances from the Bairnsdale club. The senior side the Redlegs played to a level much higher than their ladder standing would suggest, playing in a one-point thriller. In the first quarter, the Bairnsdale brigade competed well through the likes of Ricky...

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