It is proposed the season will be shortened by a fortnight and start on April 20, with the grand final held on October 6.
“It’s been awesome to have another HBL guy there — it’s pretty special.”
“It’s exciting to watch and I know they’ll keep growing and improving for the kids, and inspire them for later in life.”
Bennell, 31, initially plead guilty to the offences — possessing both cannabis and drug paraphernalia — which led to a police prosecutor reading out facts related to the case.
Emily Moulton and Justin Fris
Joining Bennell next season will be Kobe Foster, a key forward who has crossed over from the Peel Football and Netball League.
“It’s very humbling and I’m very honoured to have the opportunity which has been provided to me.”
With a footy between them, they laughed, and cherished the little things which have made their bond together so strong.
“It not only reminded me the importance of football, but also what it was like to be a player again, as I’d not played in seven years.”
“It gives the boys a fresh voice, keeps them motivated and hopefully will help them strive towards going back to back.”
When Bunbury midfielder Ruby Mahony was informed of an opportunity to sign with Essendon Football Club’s VFLW side ahead of the upcoming AFLW Draft, the 24-year-old decided to back herself in.
“This (family environment) also played a part in making such a big decision.”
As was the case last time around, Derek Hall has no shortage of talent at his disposal, which could bode well for another successful tenure at Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault.
“It’s gotten to the point where I feel I’ve given everything I’ve got to the football club and I’m happy where I’ve left it now.”
SWFL icon Jamie Nani announced he would be ending his league coaching tenure with the Bunbury Football Club on Friday.
“Each league, once notified of any change from CFWA, is responsible for advising the clubs and stakeholders in their league.”
“I am extremely honoured and humbled to receive it. And probably for the first time in a while, I was a little bit lost for words.”
With their lengthy winning streak now confined to the history books, Maxwell Jetta’s side bounced back swiftly on day two and claimed another division-one women’s title.
Led superbly by Lacey Holdsworth and Daisy Rigby, the SWFL held on 6.0 (36) to 3.2 (20) against the thrill-a-minute Spirit.
Aside from playing on his home deck at Payne Park, a big contingent of Woods’ family and friends were in the outer cheering the humble utility on.
Busselton and Carey Park fought out a league grand final for the ages on Sunday afternoon at Payne Park.
Magpies coach Ben Perry was faced with some tough selection decisions before the game, such was the depth of talent within his team.
Justin Fris spoke with both coaches after the game to get their thoughts on the match.
When many of us are sleeping, versatile athlete Giaan Evans is up early working at a dairy.
Despite the ground being an hour away from Bunbury, an overwhelming majority of the squad will have to do a fair bit of travelling across the two days.
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