There was a time at the turn of the century when Hepburn faced three years in football exile, banned from competing in the Central Highlands Football League.
A pre-match brawl that broke out against Dunnstown in 2000 left people in hospital, law suits filed and the club banned from competing in all grades of football.
It was a time in which the club faced the very real prospect of ceasing to exist.
However, the three-year ban was overturned and the Burras were once again allowed to compete from 2001 onward.
From that point, they have become the undeniable powerhouse of the CHFL.
How did the club bounce back from the darkest of days? And what actually happened on that fateful day?
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