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EFL: Croydon ready to dish out the blues in 2015

Croydon players go in for the ball against North Ringwood (photo: Davis Harrigan)
Croydon players go in for the ball against North Ringwood (photo: Davis Harrigan)

(first seen HERE on the EFL website)

In season 2014, coach Paul Newlands wanted his Croydon men to go all the way to the Grand Final.  They started off in fine style, with seven straight wins, each one of them bigger and better.

Having had time to build up a platform to go big was key to the approach last year for the club, says Newlands. Continue reading EFL: Croydon ready to dish out the blues in 2015

VFL: Northern Blues take out Frankston at Preston

Northern Blues players shepherd & get chased at Preston City Oval (photo mine)
Northern Blues players shepherd & get chased at Preston City Oval (photo mine)

Six goals in a brilliant performance from Khan Haretuku was not enough to save the Frankston Dolphins, who went down to the Northern Blues at Preston City Oval on Saturday.

The ground was dry and disposal clean, however it was the Blues who got the home crowd fired up, with Luke Mitchell, Kane Lambert and Shaun Hampson all putting goals on the board early. Continue reading VFL: Northern Blues take out Frankston at Preston

AFL: NAB Cup Grand Final Preview

Brisbane Lions logo
Brisbane Lions logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Overview 

It may only be the NAB Cup Grand Final, but much of the hype this week has not been about the game itself; but rather where the game will be played.

Brisbane Lions and Carlton face off on Friday at Etihad Stadium, but even an unbeaten campaign from the Lions (who should be the rightful hosts) stills them travel in the pre-season, despite furious protestations from Michael Voss over the location.

A stunning run of form from the Lions has showcased its next brigade of players to the AFL community.  The likes of young Aaron Cornelius, Patrick Karnezis and Elliot Yeo have stormed out of the blocks, while veterans and experienced players including Dayne Zorko, Jed Adcock and Daniel Merrett have really begun to hit the highs Lions fans saw at the end of last season. Continue reading AFL: NAB Cup Grand Final Preview