Author: Brodie Cowburn

MPNFL – DIVISION ONE LAST place Edithvale-Aspendale almost pulled off a shock upset against ladder leader Frankston YCW on Saturday. Edi-Asp raced out of the blocks and took control in the first half. At half-time they were up by 16 points, and looked poised to claim a shocking win. A four goals to zero third term put Frankston YCW back in front. After a tense last quarter, YCW claimed a narrow win 9.14 (68) to 9.5 (59). The Stonecats survived the scare thanks to three goals from Roan Steele. Michael Bussey was Edithvale-Aspendale’s best with four goals. At David Macfarlane…

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DIVISION TWO Picture: Alan DillonPicture: Alan DillonPictures: Alan Dillon MORNINGTON have kept touch with the top of the ladder by beating Karingal at Ballam Park Reserve. The Bulldogs struggled early, and couldn’t kick a goal in the first quarter. They came alive after the first break and took a lead into half time. Going into the last quarter the Bulldogs led by four points. Both sides traded goals in an entertaining final quarter, but the Bulldogs held on to win. The final scoreboard read Karingal 9.8 (62) to Mornington 10.10 (70). Jackson Calder added another three goals to his tally…

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SEWF PREMIERS A 100 POINT win has cemented Seaford’s place on top of the SEWF ladder. The Tigerettes were dominant from the outset against Mornington. They managed to hold their opponents goalless for the game while scoring 16 of their own. The final score read Mornington 0.2 (2) to Seaford 16.11 (107). Tahlia Fellows was dominant in front of goal, kicking six. Courtney Clarkson kicked four, taking her tally for the season to 16. A goalless opening half cost Tyabb any chance of winning against Coburg Lions. The Yabbies were able to close the lead to one goal at three-quarter-time,…

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SOLUTIONS are still being sought for more commuter car parking along the Frankston train line, despite the federal government abandoning plans at Seaford and Kananook stations. An Auditor-General report released earlier this month savaged the federal government’s urban congestion fund program. The fund was used by the Liberal government in the leadup to the 2019 election to promise parking expansions at Seaford and Kananook stations, but both projects were ultimately scrapped. Frankston mayor Kris Bolam said he remains hopeful that a solution can be reached that would see more parking built along the line. “Frankston City Council enjoys a good…

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FRANKSTON Council has given the final tick of approval to its 2021/2022 budget. The final budget includes multi-million dollar works at Jubilee Park, Monterey Reserve, and Pat Rollo Reserve. Other projects included as part of $65 million in capital works spending are the playground implementation program, the sporting grounds playing surface renewal program, a public park on Evelyn Street, the Ballam Park Athletic Precinct track redevelopment, local area traffic management in the Seaford precinct, and the sculpture and public artwork development program. The mayor, Cr Kris Bolam, said that council had made some adjustments to its budget after the conclusion…

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