Commencing at 6pm to late
$5.00 per song
Purchase your favourite song, playlist is on shuffle and the last song played gets the cash prize.
Come dressed as your favourite singer/ member of a band.more
After revising the affiliations of clubs in each age group, the MCDFNL along with a number of Junior delegates have been able to revise the 2012 Junior fixtures to ensure each side is playing the maximum amount of games throughout the season.more
The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District FNL season kicks off this weekend with an Easter Saturday game between the Maldon FNC and the Campbells Creek FNC, taking place at Woodfull Reserve Maldon this Saturday 7th April. The match will be played to coincide with the Maldon Easter Fair, and as “stand alone” game that is being played 2 weeks prior to the other fixtures kicking off, the match is sure to draw a huge crowd and give MCDFNL supporters a taste of what's to be expected during the 2012 season.more
Due to the outstanding success of last year's Father v Son's football match, the club will be holding another game this season.
This is early notice, so put the 17th June in your diary for the match to take place.
This is the Sunday after the Natte game.
The game will commence at 11am and will be followed by a BBQ Lunch.
Contact Mark McLay for information. 5465 3364more
Auskick will be commencing on Thursday 19th April commencing at 4.15pm to 5.15pm.
Auskick will be held every Thursday evening until the 28th June.
Except for the 24th May. There will be no Auskick on this date.
Auskick registration fee is $55.00 which includes a pack of goodies.
For more information: contact Mark McLay 5465 3364more
Avoca Under 15 & Under 17 football played Beaufort at the Avoca Public Park tonight.
The Under 15's got a football lesson from a much bigger and talented Beaufort team, but tried hard all night and showed signs of a promising season ahead.
The Under 17's played Beaufort Under 18's and the local boys had a good win.
It was a great hitout for both sides in front of a very big crowd.
Thanks to all of those that helped out on the night and to the linemarkers for marking the ground earlier today.
Sorry, No photos of 17's .more
The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District FNL is thrilled to advise that one of the truly great players in the history of VFL/AFL football, and the man widely regarded as the finest ruckman ever to play the game, Carlton FNC legend John Nicholls will attend the MCDFNL Season launch as “Guest Speaker”.more
The Avoca Public Park was a hive of activity tonight with a big roll up to the Netball Registration Night and it was also the first training run of the Under 15 footballers. With about 25 Under 17 players also in attendance and 33 senior & reserves footballers also running around, the atmosphere was electric.
It augers well for a great season ahead!more
Please be advised that there will be an information and registration night for all grades of netballers and parents at the clubrooms tomorrow night 8/3/2012. All players under the age of 18 will need parents to sign the registration forms on their behalf. Junior registration will start at 6.30pm which will then be followed by a brief presentation about the year ahead. There will be a BBQ tea provi...ded at minimal cost. We encourage all players, parents, committee members and supporters to attend.
The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football & Netball League has pleasure in announcing that highly respected regional football identity Wayne Driscoll has been appointed MCDFNL senior Interleague Coach for the 2012 VCFL representative game against the Horsham District FNL.
Wayne is a highly credentialed Coach who has played Senior Football across the state. Wayne has previously Coached the Lexton Plains FL Interleague side in 2009 & 2010 and has previously held Senior Coaching positions at the Navarre FC, Glenthompson FC and Penshurst FC (both in Mininera District FL) and Horsham Saints FC (Wimmera FL). In recent years Wayne has also Coached the Navarre FC Under 14 side with great success. In his highly decorated playing career Wayne played representative football for the Lexton Plains FL, Colac & District FL and the Mininera District FL on 8 occasions
For those of you that can remember the 1979 Reserves Football Premiership, you should also remember a player by the name of Geoff Collins who was a very good on-baller and was amongst the Bulldogs better players in the Grand Final.
Geoff has gone on to make a living in the greyhound industry and his dog, Zara Zulu won the 2012 Australian Cup on Saturday night.
Congrats to Geoff, Pictured right in 1979 premiership team. Geoff is in the middle of the photo with his son on his lap.more
Avoca FNC are seeking volunteers to man the gate for a 2 to 3 hour shift at the Avoca Music Festival at the racecourse over the weekend of 23-25th March.
This could be a very good fundraiser for the club, so please get involved.
Contact Luke on 0411 750 779 or Bob on 0417 525 691more
The Avoca Football Netball Club is saddened to hear that Navarre's, Snow Parry, passed away early this morning. Mon 27th Feb.
Snow was a unique individual who had the abilty to make people laugh. He always had a yarn for you, and as such, we always looked forward to playing the Grasshoppers, as you knew that Snow would have a new joke for you.
He was a great person and will be sadly missed.
Our condolences to Snow's family and to the Navarre Football Netball Club .
PARRY. - The Funeral of the late Mr 'Snow' Graeme Parry will leave the Navarre Community Hall after a Service commencing at 11 a.m. SUNDAY (Mar. 4, 2012) for the Navarre Cemetery.more
Judging on the past two training runs by the Avoca Netball Girls, they should be a very fit unit this season.
It was very pleasing to see the girls enjoying themselves on the track again last night after implementing some very interesting training techniques.more
The Avoca FNC welcomes Bloom CD & Pyrenees Print in a joint sponsorship package for the 2012 season.
Donna Wardlaw and Johann Westin have joined forces to assist the club in designing and printing our new Player Information Booklet as well as producing other items for the club.
We thank Donna and Johann for their support and we encourage all of our members to support both businesses whenever the need arises.more
Please find below a link to register through Netball Victoria for a free first aid course that is nationally recognised. This course will be held in Castlemaine on the 31st of March. The course is aimed at club trainers however will be allocated as first in best dressed. The cap is 15 people so please take advantage of this opportunity.more
What a great atmosphere surrounded the Avoca Public Park tonight.
25 senior players on the track, and 18 Under 17's, plus another 20 netballers running around created a great feeling.
The club has signed a number of new footballers and netballers to the club and it looks to be a promising season ahead.more
The BFNL / MCDFNL have been working hard to put in place a number of accreditation programs and courses for club members to attend prior to the start of the 2012 season. Information will be distributed shortly (if it hasn't already) about the following courses for club members to attend:
Press more for information relating to courses.more
Senior football training commenced tonight and a very good roll up was the result, with a number of new faces on the track.
Under 17’s will have an unofficial training run next Wednesday evening. February 1st commencing at 5pm. A number of the older 17’s players can then have a run with the seniors training that will follow at 6pm.
Training for the Under 15’s will commence in March sometime.more
Word on the football grapevine is that after having last season in recession, Kevin Torago has decided to make a comeback with Avoca FNC in 2012.
All supporters of the Avoca FNC will be very happy to hear this news.
Kevin is a powerful machine and has the ability to move fast under pressure.
He will be very welcome in 2012.more
The 2012 Bendigo Bank MCDFNL Season will commence on Easter Saturday as part of a newly created fixture. All 14 clubs were asked to submit requests to the league and the draft fixture reviewed by all clubs prior to the AGM. In one of the season highlights, Maldon will take on a revitalised Campbell’s Creek as part of the Maldon Easter fair on Saturday 7th April.more
The Committee of the Avoca Football Netball Club would like to wish all of our players, supporters, and their families a very Merry Christmas and safe and happy new year.
Enjoy the holiday period and we look forward to seeing you all in the new year.
Training to re-comence on Wednesday 25th January.more
The WorkSafe VCFL is pleased to see another ‘brick in the wall’ fall into place in the Castlemaine Kyneton Maryborough Junior Review (CKMJR) process with the acceptance by the Bendigo Junior Football League clubs to change their age groupings for the 2012 season.more
The Avoca Football Netball Club will be holding a Christmas Break Up at the Avoca Public Park on Monday 19th December.
Football Training for all players including Juniors if they wish to attend will commence at 6pm.
A BBQ Tea will then follow training at which our netballers and all supporters are most welcome to attend.more
There was a good crowd in attendance for the first pre-season training at the Avoca Public Park with a few new faces also on the track.
It was a good workout under new coach Adrian Pilgrim who explained his requirements for the upcoming season.
Training will be held again next Monday evening at 6pm.more
The Avoca Football Netball Club wishes to advise all players that the club will be holding three Monday training sessions before Christmas commencing Next Monday 5th December at the Avoca Public Park at 6pm.
New and prospective players very welcome to attend.more
The Avoca FNC held a very successful meeting on Tuesday evening at which a number of positions were filled. The club is restructuring and introducing a number of new roles to ease the workload of the Club Executive.
The club is working on the successful model that was in place during the 90’s which split all of the club roles amongst club members, which allows the President and Secretary more free time to cover the more urgent matters that arise during the season.more