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Deni Footballers narrowly denied Premierships

September 25 2017

Deniliquin’s AFL Footballers had an agonizing close to success weekend as both their sides lost in the VFL and SANFL Grand Finals respectively.

Sam Lloyd’s Richmond went down by four points to Port Melbourne in the VFL whilst in the SANFL Todd Marshall’s Port Adelaide were defeated by Sturt by a point.

Sam was widely hailed for having a superb game, so superb that he is a chance to play in the Tigers AFL Grand Final match against Adelaide should there be an injury or selection change.

Sam had 35 possessions, 10 clearances, nine tackles and a goal, there was one additional honour for Sam as he is now etched into the history books as the winner of the Norm Goss medal for best afield.

Todd Marshall played in the SANFL Grand Final for Port Adelaide and had four kicks, two handballs, three marks, six tackles and kicked 0.2 in the loss to Sturt.

Todd spent the majority of the AFL season in SANFL but managed to play finals in both the AFL and SANFL due to meeting SANFL game playing criteria to play in finals.

Whilst losing a Grand Final is no fun, the two men should be very proud to have participated in the biggest day of their respective reserve leagues and may success find them in the AFL and VFL/SANFL in the future.


Saturday Night Playlist

September 9 2017

Its Election Night and it is also the aftermath of Grand Final Day and so we are here to make you a list of songs with the word Saturday in it to hopefully enjoy the night.

1. Saturday in the Park – Chicago
2. Saturday – Fall Out Boy
3. Saturday Night – Cold Chisel
4. Saturday Night Divas – Spice Girls
5. Saturday Night’s Alright (for Fighting) – Elton John
6. Saturday’s Child – The Monkees
7. Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!) – Ludacris
8. Saturday – Carpenters
9. Another Saturday Night – Sam Cooke
10. It’s Another Saturday Night – The Cockroaches
11. Saturday Night Special – Lynyrd Skynyrd
12. Almost Saturday Night – John Fogerty
13. Dancing on a Saturday Night – Barry Blue

Finals Talk (27/8/17)

August 27 2017

Several Rovers sides played Finals at Memorial Park on Saturday and the Under 17’s Football side played in Tocumwal today.

Rovers Football

Reserves lost 12.8 – 80 to 5.1 – 31 (vs Picola United)
Under 17’s won 10.10 – 70 to 6.13 – 49 (vs Tocumwal)
Under 14’s lost 11.4 – 70 to 3.0 – 18  (vs Tocumwal)

Rovers Netball

A Grade lost 61 to 49 (vs Tocumwal)
B Grade lost 52 to 45 (vs Mathoura)
C Reserve lost 39 to 22 (vs Blighty)
Under 15’s lost 47 to 26 (vs Tocumwal)


It wasn’t the best weekend of results for the Rovers but there is still life in the 2017 season as the Preliminary Finals come calling next week.

The Football sides will be playing in Berrigan next week so if you want to give the sides a cheer make your way to Berrigan next weekend.

Elder’s YouTube Channel

Ever wanted to see what sheep and cattle Elders will be offering in future sales? Now you can by visiting their YouTube channel.

Visitors will see a series of short videos of sheep and cattle of all sizes, shapes and in the cows case colours.

So far there are no subscribers to the channel but those in the business may find it handy to subscribe to it in order to keep tabs on what is being offered when a good inspection is not possible due to either distance, time or weather.

We will check in later on to see what comes up on the channel.

102.5’s Father’s Day competition

Listeners of 102.5 as well as visitors to their FB page are learning about  a competition that will have a winner check themselves, another adult and two children in at Big4 Deniliquin for a stay that lasts from Friday September 1 to Sunday September 3.

All that is required is going online and answering the question ‘What would your Dad love to do most?’ as well as putting in your details like name, email, postcode and phone number.

Visit the competition page here and fill it in before 5pm Thursday August 17 and the winner will be drawn the next day.

Good luck readers.

ERC Election field packed with experience

More details are coming up on the candidates for the Edward River Council election held on September 9.

As noted over the last week, many of the candidates are from Deniliquin with several having experience with the late Deniliquin Council and one at Hay Shire.

The candidates below wrote down their experience in councils;

Peter Connell – 11 years Deniliquin Council
Andrew Howley – 3 years at Deniliquin Council
Robert Sobolewski – Deniliquin Council
Airlie Circuitt – Hay Shire
Sue Taylor – Former Mayor & Deputy Mayor (Deniliquin Council)

Candidates have a range of occupations including Dentistry, Real Estate, Farming, Automotive and Irrigation which are all bonuses for the local area.

At present the political winds of our nation seem to blow in the direction of change, the established types are challenged by inexperienced but full of ideas citizens, whether this wind will blow through the ERC remains to be seen.

To find out more about the candidates, visit the candidates section of the NSWEC website and select ‘Local Government Councillor Candidates by Area’ followed by Edward River to get all the details.

Coach House given Three Stars

August 7 2017

Best World Hotels has listed the Coach House as three star accommodation in their most recent video on Deniliquin’s Hotels/Motels.

The 1 minute 46 second video was made in June with the video showing a montage of photos whilst telling viewers in writing all about what the Coach House has to offer.

Everything that is written in the video ticker is also written in the video description which is good for those who can’t get all the information in the brief time it is displayed.

The downside of the video is that the photos don’t come out in sharp quality but overall the video is informative and should be helpful to any people looking up accommodation online.

Best World Hotels have also made videos on Rivina Motel, Centrepoint Motel, Country Club Motor Inn, Big4, Riverview Motel, Settlement Motor Inn and Deniliquin Motel over the last six months.

Sports Talk (5/8/17)

August 5 2017

The Rams were away against Moama whilst the Rovers were away to Tocumwal.

Results as usual are split into the categories Rams Football Results, Rovers Football Results, Rams Netball Results and Rovers Netball Results followed by our conclusion where we tally up the wins to see if the Rams and the Rovers win the day overall.

Pictures from the Deniliquin vs Tocumwal matches can be seen at Winding Creek Photograph & Art.

Rams Football Results (vs. Moama) 

Seniors lost 14.12 – 96 to 10.5 – 65
Reserves lost on forfeit
U/17’s lost 6.6 – 42 to 6.5 – 41
U/14’s lost 10.7 – 67 to 2.2 – 14

Rovers Football Results (vs. Tocumwal)

Seniors won 11.10 – 76 to 10.9 – 69
Reserves won 11.10 – 76 to 2.0 – 12
U/17’s won 12.10 – 82 to 5.7 – 37
U/14’s lost 10.7 – 67 to 1.4 – 10

Rams Netball Results (vs. Moama)

A Grade drawn 42 all
B Grade won 47 to 35
C Grade lost 44 to 24
C Reserve won 31 to 24
U/17’s won 25 to 24
U/15’s won 31 to 27
U/13’s won 25 to 24
U/12’s won 38 to 16

Rovers Netball Results (vs. Tocumwal)

A Grade lost 55 to 48
B Grade won 45 to 43
C Grade won 41 to 39
C Reserve won 29 to 21
U/17’s lost 34 to 18
U/15’s lost 39 to 20
U/13’s won 30 to 27


The Rams Football sides had a tough day, losing three matches and forfeiting a fourth.

The Rams Netball sides won the day overall with six wins from their eight matches.

The Rovers Football sides won the day with three wins from their four matches.

The Rovers Netball sides won the day overall by winning four of their seven matches.

We’ll be back next Saturday with all the Round 18 (Rovers) results.

Look out for Walking Stick Mick

July 27 2017

A man named ‘Walking Stick Mick‘ is currently in the middle of a journey, a journey of self discovery to battle his personal demons.

Walking Stick Mick left Camperdown on June 20 and is now at this time of writing in Echuca with the intention of meeting a swagman around Deniliquin who has been walking the local roads for the last 40 years.

If you see Mick walking along the roads to and from town, stop and ask if he needs a drink to keep him hydrated between towns as he continues on his journey of self discovery.

To be updated on his progress, please click on the link at the top to be taken to his group page where members can read about how things are going as news comes in.

We wish Mick a safe journey and may he find all the answers to defeat his demons.

Poll Time (26/7/17)

July 26 2017

After a two week break, Poll Time is back with new questions

Deniliquin’s favourite local sport is…..

What is Deniliquin’s favourite local sport? Is it true that Aussie Rules is #1 or is there another local sport that grabs the masses attention?

Was the Major Projects Program cash spread out right?

8.6 million dollars was spread out throughout the ERC with Deniliquin getting the bulk of the cash but was that cash given to the right places? click here for the full funding spread.

If Deniliquin could get a third radio station, you’d want to hear….

People are still very unhappy with 2QN and 102.5 but it is too soon to again gauge the displeasure of their playlists so what if there was a third radio station, what would you desire music wise to put you in the radio listening mood?

(Adding own answer allowed, be sensible)

Sports Talk in Spring/Summer should….

Right now we cover the Rams and the Rovers Football and Netball adventures, would readers want Sports Talk to continue with something on throughout Spring and Summer or think we should take a rest after covering the two sports until Autumn.

Polls close on Tuesday August 8 and revealed on Deni Speaks the same day.