PREMIER EFFORT: MILAWA’s STRAIGHT 6

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Pictured proudly displaying their premiership cups, inside the scoreboard carrying the senior’s final score, are (from left) Kerri Michelini (C grade netball coach), Lexi Young (B Reserve netball coach), Kate Finnigan (A grade netball captain), Kim Michelini (A & B grade netball coach), Scott Evans (Reserves football coach) and Mick Newton (Senior’s football coach).

MILAWA Football Netball Club is believed to have made Ovens and King League history on Saturday by winning six of the seven premiership cups on offer.

“Our club has been around since 1903 and certainly to our knowledge we don’t know of a bigger haul,” club president Trevor Hourigan told the Wangaratta Chronicle yesterday, amid celebrations being enjoyed by hundreds of families at the Milawa football ground, which started on Saturday evening.

“It was a fantastic effort by so many people, which makes me very proud, particularly as we remain a local club, with local players.”


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