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Success in the saddle

By Kate Taylor Jockey Kassie Furness has finished her Racing Victoria apprenticeship – and is already in fine form. Furness rode a double at Ballarat late...
Junior FNC Presidents (L-R) Darren Smith (Bacchus Marsh) and Matt Colley (Darley) with the new Cup up for grabs. Photo – Jessica Howard

Clashing for the cup

By Jessica Howard The rivalry between Darley and Bacchus Marsh has grown as the junior football and netball clubs fight to lay claim to a...
Reserve Chairperson Bill Smith and BFNC member Joanne Raffaele, show the cracks in the court that a $2 coin can fit in. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Reserve – not what it’s cracked up to be

By Helen Tatchell Cracks are appearing at the Ballan Recreation Reserve sporting facility, literally. The multi-use netball court was nearly deemed unusable after large long and...
(L-R) Toni Lane and Louise Webb with their gold medals. Photo – Jessica Howard

Weight lifted from their shoulders

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh has not one, but two, gold medallists in its midst. Toni Lane and Louise Webb have returned home from the 2017...

Grassroots sport declines

By Jessica Howard Country football and netball clubs may face the final siren as they struggle with a lack of players and shrinking populations. In the...

COBRAS FOOTY BOMBSHELL

SHERLOCK RETIRES By Todd Whelan   BACCHUS MARSH FOOTBALL CLUB Captain Scott Sherlock has announced his retirement effective immediately. Sherlock broke the news to the club at training...

Angwin now a Devil

By Todd Whelan It's official, Trent Angwin will play for Darley in the 2019 Ballarat Football League season. The offseason movement of the 2016 Bacchus Marsh...
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 –...

Footy season starts Saturday – Darley

By Todd Whelan Sure, 2019 deserves a clean slate but there are two lingering statistics that can't be ignored when Darley hosts Sunbury in the...

DEVILS, COBRAS SUDDEN DEATH FACE-OFF

By Todd Whelan KNOCK me over with a feather local footy fans, it's on again! As if a 2017 Grand Final and two 2018 local...