North Ballarat news

Roosters tread carefully in run home

From the Ballarat Courier
Reported by David Brehaut
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NORTH Ballarat has a lot at stake over the remaining four home-and-away rounds in the Victorian Football League.
The Selikirk Roosters have achieved two major objectives.

They locked up another finals appearance early in the season and then sealed a top-four finish with a four-point win over Port Melbourne a week ago.

From Ballarat Courier
Reported by DAVID BREHAUT
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MYLES SEWELL is the latest big name to fall by the wayside for VFL reigning premier North Ballarat.
Sewell joins captain Shaune Moloney and number one ruckman Orren Stephenson will be on the sidelines for today's clash with Gold Coast at Eureka Stadium Ballarat.

Roosters outlast Bendigo Bombers

From the Ballarat Courier
Reoported by David Brehaut
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NORTH Ballarat will take momentum into the mid-season break after maintaining its domination over Bendigo Bombers at Essendon's Windy Hill in the Victorian Football League yesterday.
The Selkirk Roosters withstood a late charge to out-last Bendigo by six points.

North Ballarat has now won 18 of its 19 clashes with Bendigo in the VFL.

Source: Herald Sun

THE State Government and North Melbourne Football Club are on a collision course with the AFL over plans to play matches in Ballarat.

Premier John Brumby trumpeted a $1 million upgrade of Ballarat's Eureka Stadium as the first step towards playing AFL matches there by 2013. An AFL spokesman said it had no intention to move matches from Etihad Stadium or the MCG.

Tough going, but Roosters triumph

From the Ballarat Courier
Reported by David Brehaut
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COACH Gerard FitzGerald says a fighting win over VFL premiership favourite Williamstown has the potential to set up North Ballarat's season.
The Roosters scrambled their way to a four-point win over Williamstown - 15.11 (101) to 14.13 (97) - in Ballarat on Saturday.

Roosters answer challenge

From the Sunday Age
Reported by Brent Diamond
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NORTH BALLARAT answered every Sandringham challenge to win by 13 points at Trevor Barker Beach Oval yesterday, joining other premiership fancies Port Melbourne and Williamstown on the winners' list.

The Roosters used the first term as a launching pad, with five goals to none on their way to a spirited 15.14 (104) to 12.19 (81) victory.

From the Ballarat Courier
Reported by David Brehaut
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NORTH Ballarat arose from an unwanted slumber to steamroll Werribee Tigers by 51 points in the Victorian Football League at Eureka Stadium Ballarat yesterday.
The Selkirk Roosters strayed from their usual strict work ethic after an energetic start to let the struggling Werribee make the running.

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