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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...
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 –...
(L-R) Back - Principal Melinda Williams, Tennis legend Todd Woodbridge, Fiona Manifold (ANZ) and (front) students, Mia, Ryder, Isla and Brinn  Photo – Jessica Howard

Racquets just ace

By Jessica Howard Prep students from Bacchus Marsh Primary School have been served up 130 new tennis racquets. Todd Woodbridge, a 22-time grand slam Australian tennis...
Greg Keyte (Yaloak Polo Club) with Michelle Payne who will play in the celebrity match this Sunday. Photos – Helen Tatchell

Hoof it to the polo

By Jessica Howard Polo enthusiasts are gearing up for one of the biggest local tournaments of the competition season. The Colliers International Ballarat Cup, held at...
Kassie Furness Photos – submitted/RacingPhotos

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...
(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...

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...
L - R: Jarrah Maksymow of Bacchus Marsh and Brian Graham of Darley Photos - submitted

Devil and Cobra named in squad

By Jessica Howard Two of Moorabool’s talented senior footballers will pull on the Big V this weekend. Darley’s Brian Graham will join Jarrah Maksymow of Bacchus...

Teenager in national play-offs

By Helen Tatchell At just 14-years of age, Zali Ward spends up to four days a week travelling to Melbourne to attend an array of...
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...