Category Archives: Sport

They’re going where?

A popular Deniliquin Football team is reportedly planning to pack up their things and leave town in 2019.

Sources around town indicate that the team is looking to go to the pristine pastures of Warragoon.

But where on Earth is Warragoon? Warragoon is 14km South West of Blighty and has a population of around 302 people and a lot more Cows and Sheep.

So why are they moving in 2019? It is because there is currently not much out there in Warragoon apart from some nice farms and a few shops and so the departing team will have to get to work making a nice, green and smooth Oval and some nice Netball Courts plus all the amenities needed for a club to exist and thrive at.

The team on the move is expected to keep their nickname though sources have said that there are suggestions for the team to be nicknamed the Mokangers, the Goons or the Uppers with all three nicknames based on the names of roads around the small area.

The club could also be called names like the Warragoon Sheep, the Warragoon Shearers or the Warragoon Cows and below are how the names may look like in the Rovers and Rams colours.

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We wish the departing team all the success in the world and thank them for their decades of sporting memories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relax Rams and Rovers fans there is no need to panic because this is an April Fools Day edition from Deniliquin News Service and nobody is going anywhere, see you next year.

Heat scrubs Netball matches

The Deniliquin Rovers preparations for the 2016 season have taken a slight detour with the club unable to play it’s practice matches against Cohuna in Murrabit due to excessive heat.

Temperatures in Northern Victoria and Southern New South Wales are in the high 30’s to low 40’s making it unsafe for players, officials and spectators who would of been out in the heat today.

Outdoor matches and training sessions may have to be played in the hours immediately after sunrise or in twilight conditions with temperatures expected to be no less than 21 degrees at the start of the day and no higher than 41 degrees until next Friday at the latest.

DNS will continue to report on the situation as it comes to hand.

Rovers ready for Netball season

Deniliquin Rovers have had their lineups finalized for their A, B, C and C Reserve Grades Netball teams as well as all their juniors teams.

The Rovers sadly had no room for many more eager and talented Netballers who were hoping for spots in the teams, DNS hopes that those who did not find a place in the teams continue to practice and/or participate in any form of the game from social matches to mid-week competitions and try again next season.

The Rovers hit the road and travel Interstate to Murrabit, Victoria this weekend to play Cohuna in practice matches.
A Grade, B Grade, C Grade and the C Reserve Grade team as well as the U/13, U/15 and U/17’s will be in action against their Cohuna counterparts throughout the day.

The town of Murrabit is around 90 kilometres as the crow flies to the west of Deniliquin, the town has a population of around 330 people and is known for it’s popular market that attracts visitors from near and far.

The town of Cohuna is also located in Victoria and is around 74 kilometres as the crow flies to the south west of Deniliquin and has a population of around 2,300 people, their Football and Netball Club is nicknamed the Kangas and was established at the end of the 1996 season following a merger between the Cohuna and Union Football Clubs.

DNS will update readers on the results of the game as soon as it comes to hand.