Border Mail Round 17 – Review

HOLBROOK has virtually guaranteed itself a finals berth after overpowering Billabong Crows by 30 points at Urana on Saturday. After starting the season 1-5 the Brookers have been treading the finals tightrope for the past 11 rounds. But the Brookers

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HOLBROOK assistant coach Sam Harris says the youthful exuberance of the Brookers’ juniors has been the major driving force behind the club’s late-season revival. The Brookers looked dead and buried as a finals force when they slumped to ninth on

Border Mail Round 16 – Review

A RESURGENT Holbrook proved why it is the wildcard in the Hume league finals race after snatching a thrilling draw against flag contender Osborne at Holbrook on Saturday. Despite having more scoring shots than their fancied opponents, the Brookers trailed

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BILLABONG Crows defender Mark Beale is confident the merged identity will not stumble at the final hurdle and can clinch a finals spot. The Crows sit fifth with a 9-6 record with three rounds remaining. Considering the tight nature of

Border Mail Round 15 – Review

CULCAIRN kept its top-two aspirations flickering after overcoming a woefully inaccurate Holbrook at Culcairn on Saturday. The Brookers were their own worst enemy in the first-half booting 4.12 while in contrast the Lions seemingly couldn’t miss as they piled on

Border Mail Round 15 – Preview

CDHBU is hoping a Fijian treasure hunt could uncover its next Hume league star. In a drastic recruiting experiment, the Power added two Fijian players to their list over the summer, William Dyer and Jekesoni Koroi. After starting the season

Border Mail – Alywn Schmidt, Bert Haynes, Roy Batson, Gary Drew and Ian Schilg inducted into Hume league Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Inductee videos & transcripts can be accessed here ALWYN SCHMIDT The Jindera stalwart made a huge contribution as a player and administrator. His playing career started in 1929 and finished in 1950 after 351 games which is

Border Mail Round 14 – Review

Culcairn’s top-two aspirations survived a huge scare against a determined Henty at Culcairn on Saturday. Henty trailed by 10 points at the last break and with its finals hopes on the line, produced a spirited final quarter. Two goals to

Border Mail Round 14 – Preview

HENTY coach Joel Price believes the outcome of Saturday’s clash between the Swampies and Culcairn at Culcairn will provide a vital piece of the Hume league finals jigsaw puzzle. The Swampies sit eighth with five rounds remaining and desperately need

Border Mail Round 13 – Review

CULCAIRN faces a monumental battle to secure the double chance after going down to ladder leader Brock-Burrum by 51 points at Burrumbuttock on Saturday. The loss leaves Josh Hillary’s side four premiership points and percentage behind second-placed Osborne with five