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Please click on the attached to find the Agenda for the last LPFL&NA Annual General Meeting which will be held on Monday December 6th at Saxon House commencing at 7.00pm


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Community Clubs Association of Victoria Media Release

Award Winning Clubs - At a gala event on October 20 at the ‘new’ Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Community Clubs Association of Victoria (CCAV) presented their 2010 Annual Awards to clubs, in recognition of the contributions to their members and local communities.more

Clubs Granted Permission to Join MCDFNL

The Navarre Football & Netball Club, Natte Bealiba Football & Netball Club and Lexton Football and Netball Club have officially been accepted into the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football & Netball League (MCDFNL) in season 2011



At the VCFL Board meeting over the weekend the VCFL Board of Directors considered the Appeal application from the Ararat Eagles Football Netball Club against the Mininera & District Football League’s decision to not admit the club for season 2011



Across season 2010 it has been a pleasure to share with you my thoughts on a range of topical issues through my weekly footy record article. I appreciate all the positive feedback from many Leagues and in turn readers of your weekend football publication. From time to time I have also noticed some of the articles making it into your local media.more

Skipton Claims Premiership

SKIPTON backed up its benchmark status during the 2010 Kingprint Lexton Plains Football League season with a comprehensive grand final victory over Lexton at Eureka Stadium yesterday.
Skipton demolished Lexton by 85 points, 16.15 (111) to 3.8 (26).more

Grand Final Results

Grand Final Resultsmore


Facilities – Planning, Partnerships & Participation!more

Postponement of LPFL Grand Final

Whilst everyone is already aware, the KingPrint LPFL&NA wish to confirm that today’s scheduled 2010 Football and Netball Grand Finals have been re-scheduled to next SUNDAY 12th September 2010.

The Grand Finals will remain at Eureka Stadium (Nth Ballarat) and the League will be meeting with Nth Ballarat and CHFL representatives to discuss the clean up from the CHFL Grand Final the day before & fmore

LPFL Grand Final has been called off today.

The LPFL Grand Final has been called off today.
More info later.more

Tigers aim to roar one last time.

GRAND final week started on friendly terms between Lexton and Navarre.
Senior netballers took turns for court-time at Eureka Stadium after finding it was double-booked for training on Monday night.more

Worksafe VCFL Article

By Glenn Scottmore

Recent Articles in Lead up to Grand Final

Recent newspaper articles in the lead up to the BIG ONE on Saturday! Don't miss it!more

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Last Ever Grand Final for Lexton Plains

The 2010 KingPrint Lexton Plains FL&NA Final series comes to a conclusion this Saturday, when the last ever Grand Final of this fantastic league will be conducted atEureka Stadium, North Ballarat. As many are aware, the Lexton Plains FL&NA is set to be disbanded at the conclusion of the 2010 season – which if all runs to schedule will be at approximately 5.00pm this Saturday evening.more

Preliminary Final Results

Preliminary Final Resultsmore

Junior Football and Netball Vote Count and Presentation Day.

On Sunday 28th August at Invermay Hall the Lexton Plains Football League & Netball Association hosted the League’s Junior Football and Netball Vote Count and Presentation Day. Over 250 players, parents and League Officials attended the Best and Fairest Count which provided five very deserving winners.more

2010 Junior Vote Count & Presentation Day



WorkSafe VCFL Article by Glen Scottmore

Lexton Plains FL&NA Preliminary Final Details

Please see below for updated match details regarding this weekend's finals action!more

Week 2 Finals Results

Week 2 Finals Resultsmore

VCFL Lexton Plains Review Report Released

Please click on the attached to find the VCFL findings from the Lexton Plains Review.more


Have we ever missed a goal, dropped a mark or made an incorrect decision in life, business or sport? The answer is clearly yes and more likely many times over.more

Interested in playing footy in Canada?

The Hamilton Wildcats in Ontario, Canada, are looking for Aussies to travel to the Great White North to join their club in their 2011 season!"

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All details below from last night's LPFL&NA "Night of Night's" the Peter Smith Memorial Medalmore

Peter Smith Medal Pictures

Ballarat Courier Pictures by Zhenshi van der Kloostermore

Ballarat Courier Live Blog of Peter Smith Medal night

Live Blog of LPFL Vote Countmore

Lockhart is Top Netballer in LPFLNA

LEXTON defender Kerri-Anne Lockhart has won the Lyn Bibby Medal as the Lexton Plains Football Netball League's senior best and fairest player by just one vote from a three-way tie.more

Navarre's Ben Martin takes LPFL top Honour

LEXTON Plains Football League best and fairest Ben Martin has declared he does not want to be the last player to win the coveted award.
The Navarre coach was last night presented the Peter Smith Memorial Medal after tallying 22 votes and then used his acceptance speech to call on the VCFL not to disband the Lexton Plains league.more

2010 Elimination Final Photographs Nav v C-Linton

Photographs of the 2010 Elimination Final
betwen Navarre & Carngham-Linton.more

Week 1 Finals Results

Week 1 Final Resultsmore


Please Note: NO Under 12 Finals will take place this weekend.more

Lexton Plains FL&NA Finals series kicks off this weekend !

The 2010 KingPrint Lexton Plains FL&NA Final series kicks off this weekend, and the LPFL&NA are delighted to announce the following fixturesmore


As a season that has gone very quickly approaches finals time, there is a natural focus on the competitive aspirations of our football netball clubs that are still very much in the running for August/September success.more

Round 16 Results

Round 16 Resultsmore

Round 15 Results

Round 15 Resultsmore


We should all be very proud of the efforts of our players, coaches and support staff at the 2010 Landmark Australian Country Football Carnival, which concluded last Sunday in Canberra, after three days of intense competition.more

Round 14 Results

Round 14 Resultsmore

Letter from BFUA on Umpire Abuse

Everyone needs to work together to ensure a safe, enjoyable environment for Umpires to work within.more


As many will know from last week’s piece the 2010 Landmark Australian Country Football Carnival is currently being held in Canberra (22nd-25th July).more

Round 13 Results

Round 13 Resultsmore


by Worksafe VCFL CEO Glen Scottmore

Skipton reigns supreme against Carngham-Linton


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Round 12 Results

Round 12 Resultsmore

LPFL future to be decided next month

THE FATE of the Lexton Plains Football Netball League will be decided in August.
King Print LPFL chairman Shane Anwyl yesterday said the league's member clubs would have until the end of the month to comment on a Victorian Country Football League report that recommends the dis-bandment of the

league at the end of this season.more


by - Worksafe VCFL CEO Glenn Scottmore

VCFL release preliminary recommendations following VCFL Review

On Monday 5th July the VCFL released the key recommendations from their review of the Lexton Plains FL&NA.more

Round 11 Results

Round 11 Resultsmore

Round 10 Results

Round 10 Resultsmore

Well done James Templeton!

Congratulations to Carngham Linton’s James Templeton who has been selected in the initial training squad for the Barooga Sports Club VCFL District State Teammore


The 7th V/Line Cup for Under 15 footballers commences on Monday in Melbourne being again conducted by the WorkSafe VCFL under the leadership of Shayne Ward.more

Round 9 Results

Round 9 Resultsmore

CHFL could absorb up to six new clubs

THE Central Highlands Football League could accommodate six new clubs, the league's chief administrator says, but how a 20-team competition might look remains up in the air.more

LPFLNA set to break up?????

THIS year's Lexton Plains Football League grand final could be the last as a restructure of the region's footy gains momentum.
The LPFL appears increasingly likely to be absorbed into an expanded, potentially two-tiered Central Highlands league, effectively ending the competition that was formed by the merger of the Lexton and Western Plains leaguesmore

Interleague football: Maryborough puts nightmare to rest

MARYBOROUGH Castlemaine District Football League turned the tables on Lexton Plains at Maryborough on Saturday.
The LPFL won by 99 points a year ago, but this time it was the MCDFL's turn to shine _ 12.21 (93) to 6.7 (43).more

Interleague netball: one-goal loss for Lexton Plains

THERE were mixed emotions for Lexton Plains interleague netball coach Nicole Harding in the wake of the netballers' one point loss to the Maryborough Castlemaine District Netball League on Saturday.
The 34-35 loss was difficult to swallow, especially after the way the LPFNL girls fought out a remarkable match against their northern neighbours.more

LPFL: interleague pick no longer an unknown name

THE name Damon Aspland wouldn't have meant much to Lexton Plains Football League followers 12 months ago.
The former Redan under-18 player had just completed a move to Carngham-Linton, but was finding it hard to break into the senior side, spending the first eight matches in the reserves.more

MCDFNL v LPFLNA Photographs

Photographs of the MCDFNL V Lexton Plains Interleague game can be seen in this section.more

LPFL v MCDFNL Full Match details.

WorkSafe VCFL Country Championships

2010 Inter-League Seniors


Interleague Results

Interleague Resultsmore

Interleague Top 20 Spot on the Line

LEXTON Plains and Maryborough Castlemaine District will look to press their case for inclusion inside the Victorian Country Football League's top-20 ranked teams in Saturday's interleague bout.more

Round 8 Results

Round 8 Resultsmore

Round 8 - Fixture Change

There has been a change to the Round 8 Fixturemore

Round 7 Results

Round 7 Resultsmore

Round 6 Results

Round 6 Resultsmore

Round 5 Results

Round 5 Resultsmore

Injured Bodey hopes to Coach

CARNGHAM-LINTON'S Duane Bodey expects to be back coaching the Saints this weekend despite a frightening neck injury sustained during Saturday's Lexton Plains Football League loss to Lexton.more

Round 4 Results

Round 4 Resultsmore

LPFLNA Celebrates Pink Footy Day to Fight Breast Cancer

This weekend will be a Pink weekend where Football and Netball Clubs will come together to support the fight against breast cancermore

Junior teams scrapped at Lexton

LEXTON'S lifeblood _ its juniors _ are a rare breed this winter.
The club has been left without under-14 and under-17 football teams for 2010 Lexton Plains Football League season after it was forced to scrap them due to a lack of numbers.more

Coach raring to make clean sweep.

THE Lexton Plains Football League representative squad will have five training sessions before taking on Maryborough Castlemaine at Maryborough on Saturday, June 12.more

Round 3 Results

Round 3 Resultsmore

2010 Lexton Plains Senior Interleague Squad Announced

The 2010 Senior Interleague Squad has been announced along with the training sessions that will lead up to the game.more

Round 2 Results

Round 2 Resultsmore

Week 1 Results

Week 1 Resultsmore

Change to 2010 KingPrint Lexton Plains Fixture

Carngham Linton & Natte Bealiba have swapped venues for their fixtured games this year.more

Eagles ready for 2010 season.

LPFL - Ararat Eagles' Football Club president Nats McRoberts has denied rumours the club is in danger of folding due to a lack of players.more

Football Coaching Opportunity

Ballarat Norhern Knights offers Coaching Opportunitymore

LPFLNA dedicates Round 1 as “Umpire appreciation Round”

Round 1 dedicated to appreciate the work all our umpires do each week!more

Score Cash for your Club! Boags Draught

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Media Release - Trentham Cup

In a fantastic result for the diehard Trentham FNC fans, the Trentham put a winless 2009 season behind them when they powered home in a brilliant last half to win the 2010 Trentham Cup against a very impressive Maryborough Rovers FNC side.more


New text message service available in 2010 for all players and officialsmore

Free AFL Tipping for Country Footy Supporters!

The VCFL Footy Tipping is back for 2010!
In 2009, nearly 1000 tippers participated from across the VCFL affiliates.more

Eagles Reunion

ARARAT - The Ararat Eagles Football Club will celebrate its 10th birthday with a reunion on March 27.
The club was formed in 2000 after the collapse of the Ararat and District Football Association.more

Under 17 LPFL/MCDFL V CHFL Curtain Raiser Results & Details

The game on Saturday was played in great spirit and an enjoyable experience for all involved. The boys played in ideal conditions, as the game was played well before the heavy downpour of rain came.more

2010 TRENTHAM CUP - An event not to be missed!

The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football & Netball League is pleased to announce that a very special event will be taking place on Sunday 28th of March, at the Trentham Recreational Reserve when we join with the Trentham FNC and the Hepburn Shire Council to jointly host the inaugural “Trentham Cup”.more

Buddy Beauty at Eureka Stadium Ballarat!

The AFL has announced that Hawthorn will meet North Melbourne in the NAB Challenge at Eureka Stadium Ballarat, this Saturday, March 6 at 2pm. Whilst the Ballarat crowd are hoping to see locals Drew Petrie and Brad Sewell take to the field, there is no doubt that all local footy fans will be hoping Hawthorn star Buddy Franklin makes the trip up the Western Freeway.more

Navarre Football Club Centenary

NAVARRE - You often hear these days that country football is dying.
Navarre people might have something to say about that, with the Navarre Football Club set to celebrate its 100th birthday in 2011.more

Under 17 Representative Game Sat 6th March

On Saturday 6th March at Eureka Stadium (Northern Oval), there will be an Under 17 Representative Football Team made up of 11 Lexton Plains FL players and 11 Maryborough Castlemaine FL players that will play against an Under 17 Central Highlands Football League Team, in a curtain raiser game to the AFL NAB Challenge Match.more

2010 Kingprint Lexton Plains Football & Netball League Fixture

The Kingprint Lexton Plains Football League & Netball Association is pleased to announce the 2010 Fixture

The season will kick off on Saturday April 17th with the last home and away round scheduled for Saturday August 7th.more

Bodey to Coach Saints.

DUANE Bodey will coach Carngham-Linton during the 2010 Lexton Plains Football League season.more

Navarre set to Knuckle Down

The climb to premiership glory has officially started for the Navarre Football Club.
Returning from their Christmas/New Year break last Wednesday, the Grasshoppers look to be in good shape for their 2010 season.more

Stasse makes big impression at Lexton

RUCKMAN Matt Stasse's experience has already proved a bonus for his new club Lexton.
The former Carngham-Linton captain has been working hard this summer instructing the Tigers' ruck and midfield departments leading into the 2010 Lexton Plains Football League season.more

LPFL: clubs reject junior age groups change

LEXTON Plains Football League's member clubs have rejected a move to alter junior age groups in 2010.
At the league's annual general meeting, clubs rejected the option of shifting under-14 and under-17 junior football grades to under-15 and under-18 competitions for next season. Under-12 competition was to remain.

This will see the format of football stay the same in 2010.more

AFL Challenge game in Ballarat

FOOTBALL around the region will receive an injection of funds when the AFL's NAB Challenge game lands in Ballarat early next month.
While the AFL is reviewing the make-up of teams that will take part in the match on March 6 at Eureka Stadium, it has been confirmed that profits from the match will be split between the Victorian Country Football League central office, the region's VCFL administratimore

Lexton Plains FLNA welcomes Liam Brady

The Ballarat FL is pleased to advise that Liam Brady is joining the Ballarat FNL as the new Operations Manager who will be managing the day to day administration and operation of the Lexton Plans FL&NA and the Maryborough Castlemaine District FNL.more

Saints still to name coach.

CARNGHAM-Linton remains the only Lexton Plains Football League club without a senior coach for next season.
Jason Hill and Jade Keam led the Saints into this this year's grand final, which they lost to Skipton.more

Liquor License Fees Rise

THE Victorian Government has hit country football and cricket clubs with a massive 400 per cent hike in their liquor licence fees.

The hike has wiped the Christmas cheer from the facesmore

Navarre on the Run

started its quest for success in the Lexton Plains Football League in 2010 by kick-starting their pre-season training a month ago.
After the Grasshoppers rise up the ladder this season, the club aims to go several steps further in 2010 and with pre-season training already underway things are looking good.more

Ward wins VCFL Top Honour

ROD Ward is the Victorian Country Football League central administration hub joint Administrator of the Year.
This is the fourth time the Ballarat-based Ward has received the award.

Ward is the Ballarat Football Hub chief executive officer, overseeing the Ballaratmore

Delighted Emus' fan gets her hands on LPFL premiership cup

SKIPTON fan Norma Graham got to experience the Lexton Plains Football League holy grail first-hand yesterday.more

Media Release - LPFLNA & CLFNC Agreement

The following is a joint Media Release from the Lexton Plains FL&NA and the Carngham Linton FNC clarifying our position on the incident involving a Carngham Linton Football Netball Club player and the Coach of the Rokewood-Corindhap Football Netball Club Tom Mullane-Grant on Sunday night 6th September 2009 at a Ballarat nightclub.

This media release outlines the agreement reached on the sanctmore

LPFL: incident leads to sanctions

THE Lexton Plains Football League has sanctioned a Carngham-Linton player over an off-field incident which resulted in an opposing football coach being hospitalised.
Rokewood-Corindha p playing coach Tom Mullane-Grant suffered minor head and facial injuries at Ballarat bar Side by Side early Monday morning.more

2009 LPFL Grand Final Picture Slideshow.

Click on a links to the 2009 LPFL Football & netball Grand Finals Highlights slideshow.more

LPNA: First flag for Navarre

NAVARRE has done it.
The Grasshoppers claimed the club’s first senior premiership in Lexton Plains Netball Association history after fighting to a 45-42 victory over Lexton in Saturday’s grand final.more

LPFL: Skipton celebrates first flag since '05

SKIPTON is the premier team of the Lexton Plains Football League.
The Emus won their first flag since 2005 and their fourth in the LPFL by seven goals over reigning premier Carngham-Linton at Learmonth on Saturday.more

2009 LPFL Grand Final Results

SKIPTON is the 2009 LPFL premier.

The Emus defeated Carngham-Linton by 42 points at Learmonth today.more

2009 LPFL Grand Final Press Conference Video link

2009 LPFL Grand Final Press Conference Video linkmore

No clear favourite for LPFL final

THERE are genuine claims that both Skipton and Carngham-Linton are the hunted teams in today's Lexton Plains Football League senior grand final.
The Emus have been the dominant team throughout 2009, with just one defeat from their 17 matches and head into the grand final unbeaten in their three clashes this season with today's rival.more

LPFL: Skipton to end Saints' mastery

SKIPTON is set to break Carngham-Linton's stranglehold on the RegionalOne Lexton Plains Football League premiership at Learmonth tomorrow.
The Saints have won the past three flags and are confident of a fourth.more

LPFL grand final: Saints supremely confident

CARNGHAM-LINTON joint coach Jason Hill says his team is playing its best football during his time at the club ahead of Saturday's Lexton Plains Football League senior grand final.
Hill, who won the Peter Smith Medal as the league's best and fairest player last month, oozed confidence at yesterday's grand final media conference despite the Saints being unable to defeat the Emus in their three clamore

LPFL grand final: Records up for grabs for Carngham-Linton and Skipton

HISTORY will be in the making at the Lexton Plains Football League senior grand final between Skipton and Carngham-Linton on Saturday.
The two teams will lock horns at Learmonth, with the Emus looking to cap off a dream 2009 after taking the minor premiership and the Saints striving for their fourth successive LPFL triumphmore

Navarre waits on inquiry call

LEXTON Plains Football League club Navarre is yet to decide whether to call for an independent investigation into an on-field incident in which one of its players suffered a skull fracture on Sunday.
James Watts was yesterday resting at home in Melbourne after being injured in an incident against Carngham-Linton in the senior second semi-final at Rokewood.more

Hill tops in LPFL count

CARNGHAM-LINTON joint-coach Jason Hill has rated last night's Lexton Plains Football League's senior best and fairest award as one of the highlights of his decorated career.
The 31-year-old, who won the 2004 Central Highlands league best and fairest with Clunes and has represented Victoria Country in the Australian championships, finished the count with 24 votes.more


CARNGHAM-LINTON joint coach Jason Hill is the Lexton Plains Football League senior best and fairest.
He polled 24 votes to claim the Peter Smith Memorial Medal.

He had four votes to spare from Rokewood-Corindhap's Karl Begbie.more

Peter Smith Memorial Medal Award Winners

The Lexton Plains Football League & Netball Association is thrilled to advise that a record crowd of 220 witnessed the following people scoop the Awards at the 2009 Lexton Plains Football League & Netball Association’s Peter Smith Memorial Medal last night at a lavish reception at the Ballarat Leagues Club.more

2009 LPFL Junior Best & Fairest

On Sunday 30th August at Invermay Hall the Lexton Plains Football League & Netball Association hosted the Junior Football and Netball Vote Count and Presentation Day.more

Plenty of reasons to celebrate for Pring.

THIS article is costing Jake Pring money.
But the Carngham-Linton assistant coach only has himself to blame.more

Grasshoppers Suffer Setback

ROKEWOOD-Corindhap's premiership campaign has suffered a serious setback with playing coach Tomas Mullane-Grant likely to miss the remainder of the Lexton Plains Football League season.more

LPFL Vs MCDFNL Photographs Slideshow

Ballarat Courier link to LPFL vs MCDFNL Photographs slideshow.

Link to Press Conference.more

Massive triumph for Lexton Plains

LEXTON Plains Football League has had its first inter-league win in nine years.
It overpowered Maryborough Castlemaine District at the High Mountain Eastern Oval in Ballarat _ winning by a massive 99 points.

The RegionalOne LPFL was never troubled in registering the 17.20 (122) to 3.5 (23) victory on Saturday.more

Lexton Plains settles on a balanced line-up

LEXTON Plains Football League has settled on a balanced line-up for its clash with the Maryborough Castlemaine District at the Eastern Oval in Ballarat tomorrow.
Coach Wayne Driscoll last night named a team which he believes will be well suited to what are expected to be wet conditions.more

Exciting mix for clash of leagues

LEXTON Plains and Maryborough Castlemaine District will both field an exciting mix of youth and experience in this weekend's senior interleague clash at Eastern Oval.
Wayne Driscoll (LPFL) and Tony Bellenger (MCDFL) were on hand to discuss the showdown at yesterday's media conference in Ballarat, with both coaches believing they would field well-balanced line-ups on Saturday.more

Well done to Ballarat Leagues Club

The Lexton Plains FLNA is delighted to advise that at last Thursday's Tattersall’s Excellence Awards, that the Ballarat Leagues Club picked up an award for achievement in Tatts Pokies Excellence Awards for Excellence, where they were ranked the NUMBER 1 Venue in our category in Victoria !more

CAN any team stop Carngham-Linton?

CAN any team stop Carngham-Linton in their quest for four flags on the trot?more
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