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Round two for Robins and Roos

Saturday, 12th May, 2012

SOLID: Talented backman Simon O’Brien makes a welcome return to South today after being out injured. SOLID: Talented backman Simon O’Brien makes a welcome return to South today after being out injured.

The Jubilee Oval will play host to the much-anticipated rematch between West and South today.

After their thrilling round two clash patrons have reason to be excited at the prospect of another close encounter. 

Unfortunately the makeup of both sides has changed dramatically and the anticipation could well turn to anguish in a very short time. 

The Robins have been severely damaged by the unavailability of several key players and the Roos welcome back some key personnel. 

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Resurgent Robins on the way up

Friday, 11th May, 2012

QUICK: Zac Borlace clears the ball for the Bulldogs. QUICK: Zac Borlace clears the ball for the Bulldogs.

West have jumped into second spot on the Under 18 premiership ladder with a come from behind win over a gallant North.

North led by two goals at half time but were overrun six goals to three in the second half for West to win by nine points.

For the second week in a row North have lost by a small margin and that bodes well for a competitive season of Wednesday night footy.

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Big day for a top Westie

Saturday, 5th May, 2012

ELITE CLUB: West’s Brenton Malthouse will celebrate his 200th league game today. ELITE CLUB: West’s Brenton Malthouse will celebrate his 200th league game today.

Spending 199 games in West’s backline during one of the most difficult periods in the club’s history would be no easy task, yet Brenton Malthouse always seems to be smiling.

On the field he has been a mainstay in a defensive half that has often found itself under siege, and away from the playing arena he is affable and always in good humour.

The big backman was as cheerful as ever on Thursday as he prepared for today’s game which will see him become just the eighth Robin to reach 200 games.

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AFLBH pays tribute to umpires

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2012

UMPIRING ROUND: AFLBH will pay tribute to game day officials this weekend. UMPIRING ROUND: AFLBH will pay tribute to game day officials this weekend.

This week AFL Broken Hill (AFLBH) will take part in Umpiring Round in honour of the officials who support our local competition. 

Umpiring Round encourages everyone involved in Australian Rules football - coaches, players, administrators, parents and supporters - to play a role in creating a positive match day environment.

At the community level, a welcoming environment ensures umpires feel supported to officiate to the best of their ability.

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Colts ready to fire

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2012

IN FORM: Riley Schorn will be keen to impress again after a brilliant performance in South’s League team. IN FORM: Riley Schorn will be keen to impress again after a brilliant performance in South’s League team.

Under 18 football fires up again tonight with the Magpies looking to build with a win over North, and South and West both searching for their first victory.

In the first game the young Magpies will start favourites against North based on their convincing win over West in the opening round.

For the Magpies, Ethan Williams provides first hands on the footy whilst midfielders Jack Roberts and Sean Power are great distributors of the ball.

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