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Classic Contests: Falcons hold on against tackle-frenzied Pioneers

IF you are missing footy like we are, then let us somewhat salvage that with a look back in a new series of Classic Contests. In today’s contest we look at one of the would-have-been Round 1 clashes in the NAB League this year between Bendigo Pioneers and Geelong Falcons. In this edition, we wind […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup Preliminary Finals

The Sandringham Dragons will meet the Murray Bushrangers in the TAC Cup Grand Final next Sunday from 11.05am at Etihad Stadium. Sandringham Dragons 10.10 (70) defeated Geelong Falcons 7.6 (48) by 22-points. Matt Balmer’s scouting notes: Geelong Falcons: #6 Sam Simpson– Geelong could have a gem here. Simpson hasn’t had a lot talked about him, […]

Finals preview: Saturday’s games

Oakleigh Chargers vs. Calder Cannons FANS will not have to wait long to find out the first team to be eliminated from the 2016 TAC Cup finals series, with no coming back for the loser of Oakleigh and Calder. The teams will take to the field from 11.30am on Saturday, with a number of top-age and […]

2016 TAC Cup Finals preview

1st Dandenong Stingrays Dandenong Stingrays are arguably the most consistent team across the board, without a distinct strength, but very few weaknesses. They have talented players in the defence, through the middle and up forward, and work well as a cohesive unit, particularly at Shepley Oval. Their top prospect for this year’s draft is Josh […]

Weekend That Was – Round 17

BLOWOUTS, close finishes and wet weather featured in round 17 of the TAC Cup. In the first game of the round, Calder Cannons held on to defeat a fast finishing Western Jets side. After trailing at three-quarter time, the Jets levelled the scores twice but Jean-Luc Velissaris‘ last minute goal secured the Cannons’ spot in seventh place. […]

Weekend That Was – Round 13

NAILBITERS, comebacks and finals-shaping results all featured in round 13 of the TAC Cup. In the first game of the round, Calder Cannons got up to all but lock in a finals place with a narrow five-point win. The Cannons had to survive a scare from the Northern Knights however, leading by 25 points at […]

Weekend That Was – Round 10

LAST weekend was a challenging one for TAC Cup clubs as they relied on the next tier of players to stand up with many omissions due to Under 18s Championships. On a wild and windy day, Geelong Falcons reasserted themselves against a reborn North Ballarat Rebels. The Falcons were top-of-the-table taking on a Rebels side […]