Werribee welcomed Manor Lakes P-12 College students to strut their stuff on the Avalon Airport Oval deck this week, and it was clear there are good things happening with the school’s football development program.
Big performances in front of goal from Jade Cleeland and Joel Bennett were among the standout efforts from Werribee players in action in local leagues across the state over the weekend.
Right from the opening – a Tom Gribble free kick to replace the customary first bounce thanks to a flattening opposition blow before play had even begun – it was clear there was going to be plenty of heat and spite in Werribee’s home clash with the Northern Blues.
There was off-field story sharing and on-field temper flaring at Avalon Airport Oval as Werribee premiership heroes from three flags re-united to watch the current crop take on the Northern Blues in a fiery encounter, and Jess Ward was in among it all to put together this collection of images.
A wayward Werribee endured a disappointing afternoon at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday, going down to the Northern Blues by 27 points.
Matthew Munro has always approached his football with unwavering enthusiasm.
Werribee will be eyeing back-to-back wins for the first time in 2018 when it hosts the Northern Blues in front of members of three past premiership teams at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday.
Werribee’s 1993 flag triumph will rightly draw plenty of attention at the club’s premiership reunion function on Sunday, but it won’t be the only grand-final win being acknowledged that day.
Werribee forward Matthew Munro will play his 50th VFL game on Sunday when his side squares off against the Northern Blues at home in search of its first back-to-back wins of 2018.
Werribee is hopeful Nick Coughlan will be fit to take his place in its lineup for Sunday’s home clash with the Northern Blues, but the club won’t be taking any chances with its star defender.