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Local stars shine at the MCG

By Todd Whelan Interleague – Ballarat v Goulburn Valley THE Ballarat Football League were brave on the game’s biggest stage but overrun late, falling short of...

Good growth in grassroots sport

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh Scorpions are celebrating 10-years on the soccer field this year. The local club was established in 2008 and at the...

Two ton Tyson

By Todd Whelan MILESTONE games happen in footy every year, but when you can say you’re a 200 game one-club player at any level, it’s...
L-R: Bacchus Marsh Senior Vice-Captain Liam Mullen, Cobra's coach Travis Hodgson, Darley Coach Heath Scotland and Devil's Senior Captain Shane Page at the BFNL season launch. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Clash of the locals

By Todd Whelan 210 days is a long time in footy. But I can guarantee you one thing; the cross-town rivalry between BFL heavyweights Bacchus Marsh...
(L-R) Bill Lucas and Moorabool News’ sports writer Todd Whelan are ready to broadcast on Apple 98.5fm the local Bacchus Marsh and Darley football matches, starting with Round 1 this Saturday at Maddingley Park, featuring the 2017 grand final replay between the cross town rivals. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Footy on the airwaves

By Jessica Howard Cross town football rivals Darley and Bacchus Marsh will receive equal airtime on Apple 98.5fm this season. The community radio station will cover...
Graeme Stewart with his medal for 62-years as a volunteer with the Darley FNC. Photo - DFNC

Deserving Devil

By Jessica Howard Graeme Stewart has topped off a stellar season for the Darley Devils. The head trainer and long serving volunteer was presented with...
Travis Stephenson at the 2017 BFL Grandfinal Photo - Helen Tatchell

The big friendly gentleman

By Jessica Howard 400 games, five grand final appearances and a match played alongside his 17-year-old son are just some of the remarkable milestones experienced...
Heath Scotland Photo - Helen Tatchell

Scotland coach of the year

By Jessica Howard When Darley Football Club President Ray Newton was asked to explain the Devil’s 2017 success so far, he had just two words –...

Devils 2015; Cobras 2016; ? 2017

By Jessica Howard The biggest grand final day rivalry in the Ballarat Football League’s history is about to be unleashed. Cross-town rivals Darley and Bacchus...
AFL Goldfields Riddell Junior Girls under-13 best and fairest winner, Tamara Henry

Maiden winner

By Jessica Howard Tamara Henry had never played football when she took to the field at the start of the 2017 season. The 12-year-old...