VFL Round 12

SATURDAY JULY 4
(Dev League)Sandringham vs Casey Scorpions at Trevor Barker Oval,Sandringham 9:30am
Williamstown vs Essendon at Burbank Oval,Williamstown 12:12pm(Channel 7)
(Development League Williamstown vs Northern Blues at 9am)
Collingwood vs Sandringham at Victoria Park 2pm
Casey Scorpions vs Geelong at Casey Fields 2pm
Footscray vs Northern Blues at Whitten Oval 2pm
Box Hill Hawks vs Frankston at Box Hill 2pm(3WBC)
(Development League match starts at 11am)

SUNDAY JULY 5
North Ballarat vs Richmond at Eureka Stadium 1:30pm(Casey Radio)
Werribee vs Coburg at Avalon Airport Oval,Werribee 2pm(VFL Live)
(Development League match starts at 11am)

Development League and VFL Bye: Port Melbourne

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Congratulations Michael Robinson - Timekeeping his 350th Frankston game today.

I'd like to send my warmest congratulations to Michael, who we know here as Robbo.

Timekeeping his 350th Frankston game today is one hell of achievement.

Aside from his long-serving contribution to the Dolphins, Robbo is a passionate follower of just about all sports, including Australian Rules travelling to Adelaide to support the crows, Cricket where he scores at Premier League, State and even national games as well as Rugby following the storm. He has travelled all over Australia to follow his passion in sport.

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*Breaking* North Ballarat Roosters will not renew FitzGerald’s contract

From the Ballarat Courier
Reported by Melanie Whelan
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LEGENDARY VFL coach Gerard FitzGerald will not be reappointed at the Roosters’ helm.

North Ballarat Roosters tonight released a statement via social media that the board would not extend FitzGerald’s contract, which ends this season.

“This decision sends a message of change within the club for its next stage of development as it enters the VFL as a standalone team in 2016,” the statement read.

“The board continues to review the organisation's football structure to ensure that the club is well positioned for sustained success in the VFL. The board believes that these changes will be necessary to ensure that the club can be competitive in the ever evolving VFL landscape.”

Fitzgerald has agreed to coach out the season.

VFL Round 11

SATURDAY JUNE 27
(Development League)Northern Blues vs Frankston at Preston 11am
Richmond vs Williamstown at Punt Road 12pm
Collingwood vs Box Hill Hawks at Victoria Park 12:12pm(Channel 7,3WBC)
Port Melbourne vs Essendon at North Port Oval 2pm

SUNDAY JUNE 28
Northern Blues vs Frankston at Etihad Stadium 12pm(AFL C/R Carlton vs GC Suns)
(Development League)Port Melbourne vs Box Hill Hawks at North Port Oval 12pm
Sandringham vs Footscray at Trevor Barker Oval,Sandringham 2pm(VFL Live,Casey Radio)
(Development League Sandringham vs Williamstown at 11am)

VFL Byes: Casey Scorpions,Coburg,Geelong,North Ballarat,Werribee
Development League Byes: Casey Scorpions,Coburg,Werribee

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Big names in for Box Hill Hawks

From the Hawthorn FC website
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COMPETITION for senior berths will heat up on Sunday, with a number of Hawthorn's 2014 premiership players in action for Box Hill Hawks against Williamstown in the VFL.

VFL Round 10

SATURDAY JUNE 20
Richmond vs Footscray at Punt Road Oval 12:12pm(Channel 7)
North Ballarat vs Casey Scorpions at Eureka Stadium 1pm
Coburg vs Geelong at Piranha Park,Coburg 2pm
(Development League match Coburg vs Casey Scorpions at 11am)
Northern Blues vs Werribee at IKON Park 2:15pm
(Development League match starts at 11:15am)

SUNDAY JUNE 21
Frankston vs Port Melbourne at Frankston Park 2pm(VFL Live,Casey Radio)
(Develoment League match starts at 11am)
Williamstown vs Box Hill Hawks at Burbank Oval,Williamstown 2pm
(Development League match starts at 11am)

VFL Byes: Sandringham,Collingwood,Essendon
Development League Bye: Sandringham

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VFL Round 9

SATURDAY JUNE 13
Essendon vs Frankston at Windy Hill 12pm
Geelong vs North Ballarat at Simonds Stadium 12:12pm(Channel 7)
Casey Scorpions vs Coburg at Casey Fields 2pm
(Development League match starts at 11am)
Port Melbourne vs Sandringham at North Port Oval 2pm
(Development League match starts at 11am)
(Development League)Werribee vs Frankston at Avalon Airport Oval,Werribee 6pm

SUNDAY JUNE 14
Collingwood vs Werribee at Victoria Park 11am(VFL Live)

VFL Byes: Box Hill Hawks, Footscray, Northern Blues, Richmond, Williamstown

Development League Byes: Box Hill Hawks, Northern Blues, Williamstown

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Williamstown defeat Footscray in VFL

From The Age
Reported by Brent Diamond
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Williamstown continue to be the pace setters in the VFL after upsetting Footscray by 39 points at Whitten Oval on Sunday.

Cameron Lockwood's goal at the 10-minute mark of the final term was a fitting blow to celebrate his 100th VFL match in style, but realistically this match should have been over much before that.

Perhaps the inaccurate Seagulls flattered the Bulldogs, winning 9.22 (76) to 5.7 (37).

Sam Darley (38 disposals) and Lachie Hunter (34) were prolific for the Bulldogs, but the damage was done on the scoreboard as the Seagulls ran rampant with Mitch Banner scoring two opportunist goals, while Andrew Galluci also snared two majors.

In a low-scoring affair for the most part – only six goals were scored in the first half – the Seagulls finally broke free early in the final term after leading by just 18 points at the last change.

Footscray have been accustomed to playing the game plan that they wanted against most teams so far this season. But two of their losses have been against formidable opponents Box Hill and Williamstown, which have excelled at shutting down the Dogs' running game.

Richmond Tigers flattened by Werribee

From the Richmond FC website
Reported by Catherine Durkin
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Richmond’s VFL squad has suffered a crushing 96-point defeat at the hands of Werribee at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday afternoon.

The Tigers struggled to match Werribee’s intensity early, with the home side piling on six goals to one in the first quarter.

Werribee took a 32-point lead into the first break, and continued their ascendancy for the remainder of the game, keeping Richmond goalless in the third quarter.

VFL coach Tim Clarke attributed the loss to his team’s inability to gain any control of the contest.

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