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Rivalry renewed

Saturday, 2nd June, 2012

BH coach David Ruddock instructs his players ahead of today’s clash with Woomera. BH coach David Ruddock instructs his players ahead of today’s clash with Woomera.

By Balldock

The Broken Hill combined side has made its way to AAMI Stadium for today’s big clash against Woomera Districts, for some a rare glimpse of an AFL arena and for others a happy hunting ground.

This will be the fifth match between these two sides with the ledger standing at two wins apiece. 

The Broken Hill side has been decimated by injuries and unavailability with up to 14 players not making the trip. While we still have a excellent senior core, the talent drops away dramatically after that which will make the task of winning harder. 

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Behind enemy lines

Thursday, 31st May, 2012

Members of the Roxby Downs side who will take on Broken Hill at AAMI Stadium on Saturday Members of the Roxby Downs side who will take on Broken Hill at AAMI Stadium on Saturday

The Roxby Downs Wedge Tailed Eagles football team are making their final preparations before taking on Broken Hill in the annual Miner’s Cup match at AAMI Stadium on Saturday. 

Roxby Downs Football Club president, Barry Mitchell, says Roxby’s players are thrilled to be taking part in the fixture. 

 “It’s a huge occasion for them to represent the league and have the opportunity to play on AAMI Stadium. 

“This is something not many people get the opportunity to do,” he said.

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Players snub Cup side

Wednesday, 30th May, 2012

The team that will tackle the Far North Football League in this weekend’s Miner’s Cup match at AAMI Stadium has been announced.

The match, which puts Broken Hill up against players from Woomera and Roxby Downs, starts at 4:05pm on Saturday as the curtain raiser to the Port Adelaide vs Carlton game.

Broken Hill will be looking to continue its good form in the annual fixture, having won in the past two years, after the Far North claimed victory in the first two.

A number of first choice inclusions were unavailable through injury and work commitments, including Brenton Zanette, Bill Dolan, Simon O’Brien and Marcus O’Brien.

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South bounce back

Monday, 28th May, 2012

South’s Adam Philp soars above the pack on Saturday. South’s Adam Philp soars above the pack on Saturday.

Roos close the gap on ladder leaders

By Ben Sheffield

South have thrown the premiership race wide open, dominating North after quarter time and claiming a 47 point win at Alma Oval on Saturday.

The Roos kicked 13 of the 17 goals scored after quarter time, on the way to recording a 14.18 (102) to 8.7 (55) victory.

The damage could have been far worse, had South converted better, with a 32 scoring shot to 15 differential at full time.

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Reversal of fortunes

Saturday, 26th May, 2012

Central and West will be keen to notch consecutive wins after strong performances last week. Central and West will be keen to notch consecutive wins after strong performances last week.

By Balldock

Last start winners West and Central will go head to head today at League Headquarters. The expectations are enormous after both clubs recorded sensational victories last weekend. 

In fact, it hasn’t been since round 10 last year that these sides have meet as last start winners. 

The reward today is sole possession of third place on the premiership ladder and the wins couldn’t have come at a better time for both sides.

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