North Ballarat says greater corporate and community support is essential if the Roosters are to have a long-term future in VFL
Daniel Short UPDATE: The North Ballarat Roosters will stay in the Victorian Football League for season 2017.
The future of the North Ballarat Roosters in the Victorian Football League hangs in the balance as the club is set to decide whether it continues in the state league at a board meeting on Monday night.
PRESS BOX: The next crop of emerging junior footballers must be handled with particular care right now
Daniel Short Hugh McCluggage won the TAC Cup’s Morrish Medal, earnt selection for Vic Country in the under-18 national championships and was named its MVP and won the North Ballarat Rebels best and fairest award – all off a limited preseason.
Not many other AFL hopefuls lay claim to as unique a pathway to the big league as Cedric Cox.
Daniel Short North Ballarat Rebels midfielder Willem Drew is a no-nonsense footballer.
While Rebels utility Tom Williamson may not have put together all his attributes together consistently yet, he has all the qualities to be an imposing figure on the football field.
Daniel Short When AFL recruiters talk Jarrod Berry, the immediate thought is leadership.
PRESS BOX: People want to know them, juniors want to be them. It all lifts the profile of our grassroots game