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Bulldogs come on strong to snatch MDU’s cup

THE Meeniyan-Dumbalk United Thirds looked the team most likely to win Saturday’s Under 18 grand final after they’d cleared out to a 15-point lead at half time and then held on to a three-goal lead at the last change in a low-scoring affair. But

Bulldog Reserves finally break through

JUST one man, Jordan Myors, was left standing when the Korumburra-Bena Reserves lined up for their six consecutive grand final in the Alberton league last weekend, so far without success. On Saturday, however, with a different set of mates he finally claimed the ultimate

History three-peated

By James Brosnan KILCUNDA-Bass has written its name into Alberton history after claiming their third consecutive premiership with a 36-point win over Korumburra-Bena on Saturday. A huge crowd turned out to the Wonthaggi Oval, the first grand final held at a non-league venue, to

Third time lucky as Bulldogs bite back

KORUMBURRA-Bena claimed its first back-to-back Alberton Netball title with a comprehensive 39-27 victory over Dalyston in the 2013 A Grade grand final at Wonthaggi. The two teams previously met in the premiership deciders of 2010 and 2011 with the Magpies prevailing in both encounters

Tigers end Power’s promising season

AS EXPECTED with all the finals matches so far, the first semi-final between Morwell and Wonthaggi had a huge build up, especially with both sides recording a win over each other in the lead up games during the season. With such a hot contest

Two teams at the top of their game

By James Brosnan BACK in March, Korumburra-Bena was a firm favourite to make the Alberton grand final – which they eventually have.  They will face the might of back to back premiers Kilcunda-Bass – who weren’t.  After a player exodus of quality names following

Lindsay snares VFL award

By James Brosnan AFTER a standout season playing with the Casey Scorpions in the AFL Victoria Development League (VFL reserves), Aiden Lindsay was recognised as the league’s best and fairest player.  The Wonthaggi footballer won the A. Todd Medal last Monday night with 13

Bradley is Alberton’s best

By James Brosnan KORUMBURRA-Bena ruckman Mark Bradley won his second Peter Moore Medal as Alberton League’s Best and Fairest player at the Wonthaggi Town Hall on Sunday. Bradley first claimed the prestigious award as a Bulldog back in 2006. Bradley is the second consecutive

Chance to make history

KILCUNDA-Bass coach Dean Alger is well acquainted with his football history. After his side waltzed away with an impressive Second Semi Final victory last Saturday over Dalyston he was quick to point out in the inner sanctum afterwards that his players now had the

Coleman medal great but Roughead’s after flag

By James Brosnan LEONGATHA’S Jarryd Roughead has etched his name into football immortality after claiming the 2013 John Coleman Medal as the AFL’s leading goal kicker over the weekend. The versatile Hawthorn forward’s four goals on Friday night against the Sydney Swans was enough

Nikki on the world tour

NIKKI Van Dijk yesterday secured a spot on next year’s elite Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Women’s World Championship Tour.  The Phillip Island surfer won the Pantin Classic Galicia Pro in Spain, the ASP 6-Star event of the year and the last chance to

Bulldogs one step away

By James Brosnan KORUMBURRA-Bena is just one win away from a grand final berth after overcoming Fish Creek with a dominant performance during Sunday’s semi-final at Toora. KB pulled away from Fish Creek in a powerful final quarter which will have the Bulldog faithful

Finals’ switch rejected for now

The condition of the Korumburra Showgrounds Oval is once again under scrutiny with the Bulldogs set to host the first elimination final this Saturday. DESPITE persistent talk about the condition of the Korumburra Showgrounds Oval the Alberton Football League says rumours of a late