GOTAFE GVL Juniors Season Cancelled








GOTAFE GVL Juniors Season Cancelled

During the current pandemic, the GOTAFE Goulburn Valley League’s (GVL) number one priority has continued to be the health and wellbeing of its supporters, players, umpires, officials, partners, volunteers and committees and everyone across all of our local communities.

Following the decision to cancel Round 2 of the Junior season, the GVL Board met earlier this evening to review the future of the competition this year. This also included the review of the latest State Government advice which indicates that Regional Victoria will be moving to Stage 3 restrictions, with only a limited number of reasons allowing people to be outside of their homes.

In the light of this advice and together with pre-existing concerns the Board has made the unanimous decision to cancel the GVL Juniors season for 2020. Clubs were informed at a President’s meeting later in the evening.

GVL Board Chairman David Roff said, “The cancellation of Round 2 games this weekend after several clubs advised the league late Friday afternoon that there may be possible positive cases that may potentially be linked to several GVL clubs, was the beginning of the end. Subsequent to this, the State Government provided advice on Stage 3 restrictions.”

Mr Roff continued by saying that, “We have been monitoring the situation closely. The board has tried everything we could to facilitate a competition for our Juniors, with the assistance of our Clubs, but this is now not possible.”

League Operations Manager Josephine Spencer said, “Whilst the 2020 season has been different to any we have ever known, we will continue to support our clubs and begin our planning for 2021 with all twelve clubs ready to participate. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our club volunteers, club executives and committees, players, community members, our valued sponsors and AFL Goulburn Murray for their patience and ongoing support as we have been navigating through these unprecedented times.”


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Senior Ladder

2019 GOTAFE GVL Seniors
1 Kyabram 72
2 Echuca 64
3 Shepparton 48
4 Rochester 40
5 Seymour 38
6 Tatura 36
7 Benalla 36
8 Mansfield 24
9 Euroa 24
10 Shepparton United 20
11 Mooroopna 16
12 Shepparton Swans 14

Reserves Ladder

2019 GOTAFE GVL Reserves
1 Seymour 64
2 Rochester 64
3 Echuca 60
4 Euroa 56
5 Shepparton Swans 36
6 Shepparton United 36
7 Tatura 32
8 Benalla 24
9 Shepparton 20
10 Mansfield 20
11 Kyabram 12
12 Mooroopna 8

U18 Ladder

1 Echuca 72
2 Seymour 56
3 Mooroopna 52
4 Rochester 48
5 Kyabram 48
6 Shepparton 46
7 Shepparton United 36
8 Mansfield 34
9 Benalla 16
10 Euroa 12
11 Shepparton Swans 8
12 Tatura 4