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Rare air for champion Cougar

May 1, 2018

There is no doubting the imprint Travis Brighton has made on the Churchill Football Netball Club, but the man himself is convinced it’s the other way around.  The reality seems to rest somewhere in the middle, with the two parties bringing the best out of one another for more than 15 years. This weekend Brighton becomes only the second player […]

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No splitting Cougars, Demons

August 1, 2016

Churchill and Yarram were left shaking heads as well as hands after playing out an incredible draw in round 16 of the AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League at Gaskin Park on Saturday. A thumping goal on the run from marauding Yarram half-back Jay McDonald levelled scores at 16.12 (108) apiece with 15 […]

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Cougars hold Wildcats at bay

July 19, 2016

AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League powerhouse Churchill had all the answers at Gaskin Park on Saturday. A second-quarter statement was backed up with suitable replies to all the follow-up questions Woodside could pose in a furious-paced and high-quality round 14 contest. The Wildcats led early before the home side reeled off seven […]

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Cougars end Dogs’ unbeaten run

June 27, 2016

Churchill and gruelling conditions conspired to bring Sale City’s unbeaten run to an end in round 12 of AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League competition on Saturday. With Gaskin Park already heavy under foot from recent rain, a half-time downpour ensured the second half was a battle of attrition. A Tim Darby major […]

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Williams claims Burley Medal

August 31, 2015

The Williams name is synonymous with success at Churchill Football Netball Club and is now etched in North Gippsland Football Netball League folklore, following Chris Williams’ win at last night’s Cel Burley Medal count. The 22-year-old Cougars captain polled 25 votes to win the senior best-and-fairest award from Sale City midfield-forward Jacob Schuback (21) and […]

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Demons down Cougars

August 24, 2015

AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League minor premier Sale City’s sights are firmly set on securing the first spot in this year’s grand final when it meets Heyfield in Saturday’s second semi-final. Star utilities Justin McLay and Jacob Schuback, midfielder Brad McKay, backmen Mitch Evans and Brad Parsons and small forward Rowan Bell […]

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Kangaroos skip past Churchill

August 9, 2015

Heyfield has sent a clear message to the rest of the AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League competition, with a 60-point demolition of Churchill in Saturday’s qualifying final at Yarram. The Kangaroos continued their upward trajectory since the halfway mark of the season by keeping the Cougars and their dangerous forward line to […]

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Demons set sights on Cougars scalp

July 12, 2015

Fresh from its maiden AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League finals victory, Yarram has set its sights on another historic scalp when it lines up in Sunday’s first semi-final at Glengarry. The Demons are yet to beat Churchill in six attempts since joining the competition in 2014 and coach Chris Pettitt said his […]

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