GRAND STAGE

Our time to shine, both on and off fields of play
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CITY PRIDE: Hawks and Magpies will work alongside each other off-field this Sunday to make the most of the 2018 OMFNL grand final at the Norm Minns Oval. On field, (from left) Ed Dayman (Rovers 3rds), Freya Clarke (Magpies B grade netball), Joe Richards (Magpies seniors) and Katie Dean (Magpies A grade netball captain) are hoping they and their teams can taste premiership glory. PHOTO: Mel Guy

ALMOST a quarter of a century since it last hosted the Ovens and Murray Football League grand final, Wangaratta is ready to step into the spotlight again on Sunday.

A six week oval preparation program, meticulous groundwork by council and local football clubs, a fairytale combination of competing teams, and ideal weather have all roads leading to Wangaratta as it takes on hosting duties for the league’s biggest day.

Wangaratta Magpies will host what president Tony Goodison called a “historic event”, and have their senior football and A and B grade netball teams in the running for premierships, while Wangaratta Rovers will be represented on the day by their thirds side.

 


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