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Victory for Bulldogs

Monday, 16th April, 2012

IMPRESSIVE: The Bulldogs led at every change to run out 34 point winners. IMPRESSIVE: The Bulldogs led at every change to run out 34 point winners.

The Bulldogs have opened their 2012 account with an impressive first up win over the Roos on Saturday.

The Bulldogs led at every change to run out 34 point winners.

North were led by their star midfield with Kelly, Howard and Johnson all collecting a mountain of possessions, while for the Roos Dolan was outstanding along with O’Brien and Purcell.

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Captain’s milestone

Saturday, 14th April, 2012

BIG YEAR: Brenton Zanette will play his 100th game for Central today and has been named club captain for 2012. BIG YEAR: Brenton Zanette will play his 100th game for Central today and has been named club captain for 2012.

By Darrin Manuel

The Magpies faithful will toast a key component of the club’s future today as Brenton Zanette takes the field for his 100th game.

Zanette has been a mainstay in the Central backline and midfield for years, and his importance to the club was highlighted again when he was named captain for the 2012 season.

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Footy club kitchen set for a makeover

Thursday, 12th April, 2012

MOST WELCOME: Central Football Club president Kelly Dart in the kitchen that will be refurbished with the help of a grant from the State Government. MOST WELCOME: Central Football Club president Kelly Dart in the kitchen that will be refurbished with the help of a grant from the State Government.

 By Emily Roberts

The Central Football Club has been given more than $16,000 by the State Government to upgrade its kitchen.

The club was one of four local groups to receive money for community projects under the Government’s Community Building Partnership program.

The Central Football Club received $16,727 and Silverlea Early Childhood Services Inc $25,000 for building modifications and upgrades.

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The stage is set

Wednesday, 11th April, 2012

SET TO GO: Groundsman Allan Tucker sets the boundary lines at the improved Jubilee Oval in readiness for Saturday’s first A-grade round of season 2012. SET TO GO: Groundsman Allan Tucker sets the boundary lines at the improved Jubilee Oval in readiness for Saturday’s first A-grade round of season 2012.

 By Balldock

The 2012 football season starts this weekend with round one set down as the season’s only Double Header to be played at League Headquarters, the revitalised Jubilee Oval.

While the season will officially start on Friday night with the West and Central reserves doing battle, it is Saturday that holds the interest for the fans with local football now coming under the AFL Broken Hill banner.

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Blues’ midfield the challenge for Tigers

Thursday, 29th March, 2012

MELBOURNE - Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says his club will need to beat Carlton in their area of greatest strength, the midfield, to win toight’s MCG encounter.

 The Blues have won the past seven contests between the clubs and Hardwick said their midfield dominance had been the key to that streak.

 While Carlton are missing three first-choice defenders, forward Andrew Walker and ruckman Robbie Warnock for the much-anticipated round-one clash, Hardwick said their midfield remained as strong as ever.

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