With football returning to most leagues across the state the past weekend saw 14 Werribee players back in action at local level. Once again there were more strong performances from players on the comeback from injury setbacks.
Werribee Football Club's annual auction fundrasier is back and happening online for the second time following a hugely succesful virtual edition last year.
Werribee made a successful return to field from another two-week hiatus with a come from behind victory over the Northern Bullants in Round 16. The Big W trailed all day at Preston City Oval before coming home with a wet sail, piling on eight final quarter goals to win by 30 points and break a run of two consecutive losses.
After consecutive losses Werribee will look to get its season back on track with a trip to Preston to face a much improved Northern Bullants.
Each year the Werribee Football Club welcomes a new crop of young men, most of them joining us straight out of the NAB League or after relocating from the country for a crack at state-league footy.
With the fifth Victorian lockdown ending at midnight tonight the VFL season has been given the green light to resume in the state, following the second COVID enforced layoff of 2021.
There will be no VFL football played in Melbourne for a second straight week as a result of the Victorian State Government announcing a seven-day extension to the current lockdown.
With a five-day lockdown announced by the Victorian State Government this afternoon the AFL has advised all VFL and VFLW clubs that this weekend’s scheduled matches have been called off.
There were more good performances at local level last week with a number of players producing some of their best football for their community clubs while others are having an immediate impact as they return from injury and get back to full fitness.