Ex-Rebels Jake Lloyd to debut with Sydney Swans

JAKE Lloyd will become the latest North Ballarat Rebels graduate to make his AFL debut tomorrow.

Lloyd lines up for the Sydney Swans against Fremantle in Sydney.

He has been named to start on interchange.

Lloyd, 20, was elevated from the rookie list yesterday to clear the way for his selection

The Swans recruited Lloyd, who is from Horsham, with pick 15 in the 2013 AFL rookie draft.

He was named in the NEAFL team of the year last season.

BFL ACTION TODAY

BACCHUS Marsh begins its Ballarat Football and Netball League season today, meeting reigning premier North Ballarat City at Eureka Stadium.

This will be former North Melbourne and North Ballarat Roosters player Cam Richardson’s debut as a coach with the Cobras.

Ironically Richardson played his junior football and began his BFL career with North Ballarat City

Today’s timetable:

FOOTBALL

Seniors 2.15pm

Reserves 11.55am

Under-18.5 9.55am

NETBALL

A grade 2.30pm

A reserve 1.15pm

B grade noon

19/under 11am

JUNIOR TENNIS INTO SEMI-FINALS

THE Ballarat Regional Junior Tennis Championship moves into semi-final mode

at Ballarat Regional Tennis Centre today.

Play begins at 9am with 12/under girls’ and boys’ singles, and 14/under girls’ singles.

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