Author: Brodie Cowburn

MPNFL – DIVISION ONE FOOTBALL is back after another COVID-19 shutdown. The senior MPNFL season restarted without crowds on Saturday afternoon. Division One leaders Frankston YCWstruggled in their return to the field, falling to defeat against Rosebud. Rosebud took the game to the Stonecats right from the first bounce at Olympic Oval. They led by five goals at half time. After an even third term, Rosebud sealed the win with an impressive final quarter. They ended up defeating the ladder leaders by 39 points 17.13 (115) to 11.10 (76). The loss saw Frankston YCW drop down to second. Keegan Downie had a…

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MPNFL – DIVISION TWO LANGWARRIN look unstoppable heading into the end of the 2021 season. The Kangaroos took on Mornington in a clash between first and second on Saturday. What could have been an even matchup between two premiership contenders turned into thrashing, as Langwarrin ran away with an 85 point win. Langwarrin led by four points at quarter time, but really put their foot down in the second quarter. A nine goals to one second term saw Langwarrin move out to an unassailable 54 point lead at the main break. Langwarrin continued to score freely in the second half. They ended up…

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VICTORIA has moved out of hard lockdown after the slow of its COVID-19 outbreak. With the lifting of restrictions students have been sent back to school, offices, retail, and gyms have reopened, restaurants are serving dine-in customers again, and community sport has returned. Last week, a spate of tier two exposure sites around Frankston popped up on the Department of Health website. Visitors to the following locations were asked to get tested and isolate until they received a negative result, as a positive COVID-19 case had attended them: Chemist Warehouse Baxter, 284/286 Frankston – Flinders Road, 24/07/2021 3:45pm – 4:15pmRitchies…

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TWO more level crossings are set to be removed along the Frankston train line, in addition to the 18 already announced. The state government has named 10 more level crossings which it will remove statewide by 2025. They include Parkers Road in Parkdale and Warrigal Road in Mentone. The preferred solution for the project is to build rail bridges between Mentone and Parkdale. The plans would also see a new station built at Parkdale. Taxpayers will end up paying around $3 billion on all of the works taking place on the Frankston line. Eight stations have been built and 13…

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AFTER three consecutive days of no new COVID-19 cases being infectious in the community, Victoria has exited hard lockdown. Students have been sent back to school, retail and gyms are reopening, restaurants are serving dine-in customers again, and community sport will return. Premier Daniel Andrews said “to every Victorian who checked in with our QR system, who got tested and quarantined, and stayed home to slow the spread of this virus, thank you – it’s because of you we’ve able to get on top of this Delta outbreak and open up our state.” The state government announcement of eased restrictions…

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