Werribee has bounced back strongly from a disappointing two weeks to record a 47-point win over Coburg at Piranha Park in the first official game-day trial of the AFL’s proposed “six-six-six” and extended goalsquare rules.
Werribee will be looking to bounce back from a tough two weeks when it travels to Piranha Park on Saturday for its hotly anticipated White Ribbon Round clash with Coburg, a match that will see the first ever game-day trial of the AFL’s proposed new rules.
Jordon Butts has been on the Werribee radar from some time, but the newly redeveloped Avalon Airport Oval’s status as an in-demand venue recently gave the highly touted Murray Bushranger the chance to showcase his talents directly to the club’s football staff.
Werribee will provide a VFL opportunity for another talented TAC Cup player this weekend, having named versatile Murray Bushrangers tall Jordon Butts to make his debut against Coburg on Saturday.
There’s good news for Werribee fans who are hoping to see their side take on Coburg on Saturday but can’t make it out to Piranha Park, with the VFL and Channel 7 announcing the game will now be broadcast live and free as the 7VFL Match of the Round.
Louis Pinnuck could be in line to make his return from injury for Werribee’s highly anticipated clash with Coburg on Saturday.
Harry Boyd and Joel Bennett both earned best-afield honours for their sides as Werribee’s standout performers in action in local leagues across the state over the weekend.
Werribee will have the opportunity to assist the AFL with its research work for the game’s Competition Committee by trialling potential new rules in its clash with Coburg at Piranha Park on Saturday.
Much like in the AFL, the toughest task in VFL football right now involves a trip to Yarra Park to take on Richmond. On Saturday, Werribee found out just how difficult an assignment that can be.
The Swinburne Centre was awash with black and various shades of gold and yellow when we took on Richmond FC on Saturday, and Jess Ward was on hand at Punt Road to capture all the colour.