Country football teams in Victoria will receive a bonus $18 million in funding from 2020 to 2022 as AFL drops affiliation fees and slashes cost of playing apparel.
Montmorency cemented its place in the Northern Football/Netball League Division 1 finals after surviving a scare from Para Road rival Lower Plenty after a 14-point win.
Powelltown have put together an impressive month of football to storm into the Division Two finals, knocking off Alexandra, Kinglake, Yarra Glen and Yea in their final four games to finish in fifth position.
Kinglake’s shock 78 point loss to Powelltown in round 15 was the ‘kick up the bum’ that the Lakers needed according to senior coach Andrew Fairchild, after his side knocked off Yarra Junction by 43 points on Saturday.
Whilst the Lakers got away to a quick lead at the Kingdome, Yarra Junction slowed the scoring rate after half-time in the closest Division 2 game this weekend. Powelltown smashed Yea out of the park at Yea and Yarra Glen easily accounted for Alexandra.
Full time footy scores for AFL Outer East Division 2.
Kinglake got a pair of hammerings last time they came up against Yarra Junction and Seville, but they’ll be hoping it’s a different story on their home patch, a patch they haven’t lost on this year.
Kinglake’s unbeaten 2019 winning streak came to an abrupt halt today as Yarra Junction came out of the blocks firing. Yarra Junction 23.10 (148) defeating Kinglake 8.12 (60).
A dominant third quarter helped St Mary’s breakthrough for its inaugural win in in the Northern Football Netball League’s Division 2, with a 31-point triumph over Epping.
For the first time in 20 years the Kinglake Cricket Club (KCC) today won a flag with the Kinglake Under 12s (8/97) defeating North Alphington Black (8/88) by 11 runs from 30 overs to collect the Wayne Hicks Shield at Kinglake Memorial Oval.