Australian rules football: 2010 VCFL Country Championship - Bendigo vs. Gippsland
Monday, May 24, 2010
The Gippsland Football League's (officially Gippsland League) representative team traveled to to play the as part of the Country Championships over the weekend. The match was part of a double header with Murray Football League playing Bellarine Football League in the curtain raiser.
The VCFL's Country Championships is an interleague competition where each of the sixteen major leagues as well as the, , and leagues are ranked from one to twenty. A league is promoted if they win, demoted if they lose.
( ), ( ) and ( ) were called into the Gippsland team after injuries and illness to Sale forward , coach and Traralgon's .
Scores are quoted as goals-behinds (total). Goals are worth six points, behinds are worth one.
Inaccurate goal kicking from Gippsland cost the visitors the match as Bendigo won 15–11 (101) to Gippsland's 12–20 (92). Had three of Gippsland's behinds gone through the goals, they would have won by one goal (six points).
with five goals and with two goals were the only multiple goal kickers for the visitors. For Bendigo, with four goals and Grant Weeks and with two goals each were the multiple goal kickers.
- John Hehir. Gippsland down and out <broken link> — , May 24, 2010
- David Braithwaite. Our best battle Bendigo <broken link> — , May 21, 2010