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2016 Wimmera Football/Netball Countdown

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The Weekly Advertiser is previewing Wimmera Football League and Wimmera Netball Association teams ahead of the 2016 season. See how your team – and your competition – is shaping up.

FOOTBALL

SLICK: Horsham Saints will look to the talents of players such as Sam Jasper, who was outstanding in the club’s premiership win in 2015.

SLICK: Horsham Saints will look to the talents of players such as Sam Jasper, who was outstanding in the club’s premiership win in 2015.

Horsham Saints to rebuild in 2016 after winning premiership


 

BRAINS TRUST: Horsham football leaders, above, from left, football director Terry Arnel, Brad Hartigan and Nick Pekin talk tactics last year.

BRAINS TRUST: Horsham football leaders, above, from left, football director Terry Arnel, Brad Hartigan and Nick Pekin talk tactics last year.

Horsham Demons under the microscope in 2016


TOP CLASS: Clinton Young, pictured in action for Collingwood, will be a major drawcard in Wimmera Football League this year. Young has maintained strong ties with Minyip-Murtoa through his career.

TOP CLASS: Clinton Young, pictured in action for Collingwood, will be a major drawcard in Wimmera Football League this year. Young has maintained strong ties with Minyip-Murtoa through his career.

Minyip-Murtoa to push for elusive flag in 2016


IMPORTANT: Jack Ganley is among players who will be crucial in Ararat’s push for success in Wimmera Football League.

IMPORTANT: Jack Ganley is among players who will be crucial in Ararat’s push for success in Wimmera Football League.

Rats keen to jump hurdles


ON THE BALL: Midfielder Tom Eckel will again play an important leadership role for the Warriors.

ON THE BALL: Midfielder Tom Eckel will again play an important leadership role for the Warriors.

Stawell Warriors footballers primed for 2016


LOOKING AHEAD: Dimboola coach Hamish Exell is instilling a play-for-each-other culture at the Roos. Below, ruckman Justin Chilver will again be a key player for the Roos. Pictures: WILLAMY IMAGES

LOOKING AHEAD: Dimboola coach Hamish Exell is instilling a play-for-each-other culture at the Roos. Below, ruckman Justin Chilver will again be a key player for the Roos. Pictures: WILLAMY IMAGES

Dimboola footballers go back to basics in 2016


 

BUILDING: Nhill’s Nathan Sachse will again be a key senior player for the Tigers. Club president Brett Wheaton believes Nhill’s senior side will improve in 2016.

BUILDING: Nhill’s Nathan Sachse will again be a key senior player for the Tigers. Club president Brett Wheaton believes Nhill’s senior side will improve in 2016.

Nhill set to improve


 

Tim Downs in action against Horsham Saints last year.

Tim Downs in action against Horsham Saints last year.

Warrack Eagles set to soar in 2016


 

NETBALL

UNITED: New A Grade netball coach Kylie Breuer wants to strengthen the relationship between the club’s footballers and netballers.

UNITED: New A Grade netball coach Kylie Breuer wants to strengthen the relationship between the club’s footballers and netballers.

Fitness key to Horsham Saints’ 2016 campaign


EXPERIENCE: Last year’s co-coach Abbie Avery, right, will again play a vital role in the midcourt for the Demons in 2016.

EXPERIENCE: Last year’s co-coach Abbie Avery, right, will again play a vital role in the midcourt for the Demons in 2016.

Horsham Demons aim to retain powerhouse status


STANDOUT: Stevie Bibby, left, was a key recruit for Minyip-Murtoa in 2015 and will line up for the Burras again this season.

STANDOUT: Stevie Bibby, left, was a key recruit for Minyip-Murtoa in 2015 and will line up for the Burras again this season.

Minyip-Murtoa A Grade eyes finals


EXPERIENCE: Rebecca Skrabl will continue to play a solid defensive role for Ararat in 2016. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

EXPERIENCE: Rebecca Skrabl will continue to play a solid defensive role for Ararat in 2016. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Brady looks to rebuild with youth


ASSET: Reigning Wimmera Netball Association best and fairest winner Jemma Clarkson will return mid-way through the season.

ASSET: Reigning Wimmera Netball Association best and fairest winner Jemma Clarkson will return mid-way through the season.

Stawell netball strong across the board


INJURED: Midcourter Antoinette Toet will coach from the sidelines in 2016 after taking over to lead the Dimboola A Grade. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

INJURED: Midcourter Antoinette Toet will coach from the sidelines in 2016 after taking over to lead the Dimboola A Grade. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Dimboola undergoes shake-up ahead of 2016 season


 

REACH: Nhill goal-keeper Darcie Hastwell in action against Horsham in 2015. The Tigers are on the hunt for players and coaches ahead of the 2016 season. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

REACH: Nhill goal-keeper Darcie Hastwell in action against Horsham in 2015. The Tigers are on the hunt for players and coaches ahead of the 2016 season. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Nhill’s netball fortunes up in the air


 

LEADERSHIP ROLE: Eagles midcourter Emma Koschitzke will co-coach A and B Grades in 2016 alongside Zandria Malone.

LEADERSHIP ROLE: Eagles midcourter Emma Koschitzke will co-coach A and B Grades in 2016 alongside Zandria Malone.

New coaches at helm of Warrack Eagles

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Posted on Mar 30 2016

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