Round 3 wrap: Werribee vs Geelong

Werribee has suffered another Easter heartbreak against Geelong, falling three points short in a thriller against the Cats at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday after staging a remarkable final-quarter fightback.

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Round 18 report: Coburg vs Werribee

With so much focus on “six-six-six” formations and extended goalsquares, it would have been easy enough for an impartial observer to Werribee’s round-18 clash with Coburg to overlook the fact there was an actual game of football going on rather than a mere experiment to workshop potential AFL rule changes.

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Monday Musings: Easter agony again as Cats' curse continues

With almost 32 minutes on the final-quarter clock, as the umpire blew his whistle to signal time on and end the frantic game of stacks-on taking place deep inside the Werribee forward line, the tension that gripped the black-and-gold army at Avalon Airport Oval seemed to give way to a familiar sinking feeling.

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Monday Musings: “Sprinklergate” no dampener as “Choco” takes charge

Just as Saturday 8 June, 1996 is remembered by AFL fans more as “the night the lights went out at Waverley” than for the contest that took place between Essendon and St Kilda, Saturday 6 April, 2019 may well come to be known among the wider state-league footy fraternity as “the night the sprinklers came on at Avalon Airport Oval”. But for those who hold the Werribee Football Club near and dear to their heart, the match will go down as one of historical importance for far more worthy reasons.

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Practice match wrap: Werribee vs Geelong

Werribee was unable to hold off a fast-finishing Geelong in its opening practice match of 2019 and the first at home in more than 10 years, going down to the Cats by 15 points under the Avalon Airport Oval lights on Friday night.

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Round 19 report: Werribee vs Box Hill Hawks

Elite footballers don’t need external motivation, we are told. Their intrinsically high motivation levels are part of what makes them elite and what makes great orators of old such as Ted Whitten, John Kennedy, and Ron Barrassi apparently redundant in this day and age. Yet it seemed patently clear watching the scenes that unfolded in Werribee’s rooms after Saturday’s 14-point win over the Box Hill Hawks that these highly motivated elites had been driven by much more than their desire for a mere four points.

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