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Off Topic a tad-Diamond Valley League

Gypsy__Jazz

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interested said:
That really is incredible, 20K for a suburban comp. Its amazing really the lengths some clubs go to to get the players - also amazing how much money the clubs have to throw around!
Uhhhh... yeh. ::)
 

TT33

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Feb 17, 2004
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It is incredible about the money that "some clubs" have to throw around, unfortunately other lesser clubs are forced to try & pay players higher than what these players are really worth. Thiscan lead to clubs getting in to financial strife.
 

The Mighty Wozman

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TT33 said:
It is incredible about the money that "some clubs" have to throw around, unfortunately other lesser clubs are forced to try & pay players higher than what these players are really worth. Thiscan lead to clubs getting in to financial strife.
...and this is what distinguishes Noble Park from the likes of a Vermont and Balwyn. Sure, they splash around some money, but they have created a culture based on logevity, family, loyalty and grass roots that cannot be surpassed. You would find that most of their players have come through their 18s and/or are from the local area.
 

mb64

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Jul 26, 2004
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Diamond Valley currently in a mess with the board sacked & secretary Peter Floyd allegedly been ripping off the Diamond Valley for thousands over the years with an apparent gambling problem.Football Victoria have stepped in to run the comp until a new structure & new staff are appointed.The Diamond Valley has been left behind over the years but hopefully now it can regain its status as a premier suburban competition.
 

interested

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The Mighty Wozman said:
...and this is what distinguishes Noble Park from the likes of a Vermont and Balwyn. Sure, they splash around some money, but they have created a culture based on logevity, family, loyalty and grass roots that cannot be surpassed. You would find that most of their players have come through their 18s and/or are from the local area.
Noble Park threw a little bit of money around the year prior to their string of Premierships getting a few names from the then Springvale...
 

mb64

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Jul 26, 2004
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A few people have rung in & texted SEN this morning re a few fights at the Montmorency v Bundoora game on Saturday.On & off the field.Wait & see what develops here.
 

mb64

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Jul 26, 2004
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Thomastown beat Macleod today in the division 2 grand final & will now make their first appearance in division 1 next year.Macleod have now lost 3 grand finals in a row.
 

mb64

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Jul 26, 2004
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Heidelbegr play Montmorency in NFL (old Diamond Valley) grand final.Heidelberg are expected to win their 3rd or 4th flag in a row.I'm hoping Mont can win but unfortunately Ithink they will lose by 3-4 goals.
 

TT33

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mb64 said:
Thomastown beat Macleod today in the division 2 grand final & will now make their first appearance in division 1 next year.Macleod have now lost 3 grand finals in a row.
They don't wear blach & white jumpers do they? ;D
 

mb64

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mb64 said:
Heidelberg play Montmorency in NFL (old Diamond Valley) grand final.Heidelberg are expected to win their 3rd or 4th flag in a row.I'm hoping Mont can win but unfortunately I think they will lose by 3-4 goals.
Heidelberg won by 22 points so for once I tipped correctly.
 

mb64

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Jul 26, 2004
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Mid Jan & the first coaching casualty has occurred with the Heidleberg West aoch getting the chop last Monday.
 

billyb#40

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mb64 said:
Mid Jan & the first coaching casualty has occurred with the Heidleberg West aoch getting the chop last Monday.
Now the Northern Football League ?
Bottom of Div 2 no wins and percentage of 28% in 2008, still seems a bit harsh.
Will they find anyone to take over ?
 

Rosy

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Mar 27, 2003
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Awful situation mb. It will be interesting to see what comes out of it all and what action is taken if the allegations are proved to be correct.
 

mb64

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rosy23 said:
Awful situation mb. It will be interesting to see what comes out of it all and what action is taken if the allegations are proved to be correct.
Pretty serious charges Rosy,club is in damage control,several parents already indicating their kids will not be at Monty next year
 

mb64

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In a shock Heidelberg were today beaten by West Preston in the grand final.2 weeks ago Heidelberg beat them by 88 pts.Work that one out.