AFL Victoria Under 16 Country Carnival

Bendigo will become a battleground for the elite of Victorian Country Football as they aim to impress selectors. AFL Victoria will be holding the Under 16 Country Carnival at Queen Elizabeth Oval in Bendigo from the 13th – 15th April. The Bendigo Pioneers, Dandenong Stingrays, Geelong Falcons, Gippsland Power, Murray Bushrangers and North Ballarat Rebels will each present a team to compete in this round-robin carnival.

At the end of the competition, Country Victoria selectors will pick a squad of 45 players that will undertake various preparation and selection sessions, including; fitness testing, skill training workshops and trial matches.

Overtime the squad will gradually decrease until the final team of 25 are selected to represent Country Victoria at the National Under 16 Championships in West Sydney.  

See below for the Under 16 Country Carnival Fixture: 

SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

FRIDAY 13th APRIL – QEO Bendigo 

11.00am        Bendigo Pioneers v Murray Bushrangers                     

1.00pm        Dandenong Stingrays v Nth Ballarat Rebels                           

3.00pm        Gippsland Power v Geelong Falcons               

 

SUNDAY 15th APRIL – QEO Bendigo                      

9.30 am          North Ballarat Rebels v Bendigo Pioneers                      

11.30 am       Geelong Falcons v Murray Bushrangers

 

Note: Dandenong Stingrays v Gippsland Power (play prior week)

 




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