It was some round of local football and netball, headlined by the shock debut of a two-time AFL premiership player.
The Courier's footy experts were there and have the inside knowledge on all the action from the weekend.
Matt Currill dissects a massive top-of-the-table clash in the BFNL, and looks at a huge win for Ballarat.
Ollie Nash has the coaches' reactions to an absolute thriller in the CHFL, while the top four looks like its settling up in the CHNL.
Catch up on all you need to know from the weekend below.