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Wednesday, 8th August, 2012
By Ben Sheffield
With the Olympic Games in full swing, it has been revealed that Anthony Koutoufides could have made it as a gold medal-winning track
and field athlete rather than a champion AFL player with Carlton.
Koutoufides was a decorated player with the Blues who won many accolades including All-Australian selection, Carlton's Best and Fairest, the AFL Players Association Most Valuable Player award, as well as AFL and Carlton Life Membership.
Visiting over the weekend for South's Old Timers weekend, Koutoufides highlighted the community feel of football in Broken Hill.
Saints’ season over
Tuesday, 7th August, 2012
The finals picture is starting to look a lot clearer now that the dust has settled from round 9.
It has been clear for the last few rounds that the Wilcannia Boomerangs would be taking out this year's minor premiership.
The second and third spot have, until now, been up for grabs.
BH repels Sharks
Monday, 6th August, 2012
By Emily Roberts
Broken Hill's combined female footballers have covered themselves in glory, after easily defeating their Eyre Peninsula opponents by 35 points at AAMI Stadium yesterday.
In a dominant display the locals kicked 4.11 (35) in their first ever representative game while keeping the Sharks scoreless.
Coach Dean Martin was impressed with the team's win and the skill shown throughout the game, which was played over two 22-minute halves.
Battle of the birds
Wednesday, 1st August, 2012
With Central guaranteed a spot in the grand final and West looking the likeliest challenger, tonight's under 18's match takes on blockbuster proportions.
Tonight's contest, the fifth this year, is super important for West, as they need to send a clear message to the Magpies that the premiership race is not over yet.
On the four previous occasions the Pies have won, but the margins reflect the uncertainty of this grade.
Juniors light up the 'G
Tuesday, 31st July, 2012
By Ben Sheffield
Thirty two Broken Hill under 13 footballers recently had the experience of a lifetime, taking to the hallowed MCG turf to play a match at half time of the round 16 Geelong vs Collingwood blockbuster.
In front of almost 62,000 people, the Broken Hill footballers were split into two teams and played a match against one another in typically wintery Melbourne weather.