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This week our senior footballers wore blue tape as a symbolic action, telling everyone that speaking up and seeking support is OK. If we can talk about our physical injuries then we should be able to talk about mental health conditions without being discriminated against or stigmatized. Thanks to everyone that donated we were able to raise over $200 for Beyond Blue. www.beyondblue.org.au or 1300 22 4636 #beyondblue


On Saturday Skipton had the good fortune to repeat the form of last week, winning all the football. The ground had softened a little with the weeks rain, but this was not to the detriment of football.

In the opening game we were treated to some old fashioned football with timekeeper Tim opting to use the bell rather than the siren, “just because”.

The Under 12s had a good game, improving on last weeks scrambling affair. I am reliably informed ( by Tim Dunne) that Tom Dunne kicked the first goal of the days play. Many contributors on the day helped Skipton to a good win, including the award winners, Tom Dunne received the Pinky’s voucher, George Wills the club award and Hot Chocolate to Will Sheehan. Final scores were Skipton 6.3-39 def Creswick 1.0-6.

The under 15s game was another entertaining affair with the Emus playing well as a team, again with many players contributing. Best were Pinky’s, Andy Wills, and Club award Xavier Connell. Skipton 11.5-66 def Creswick 4.0-24. Mick Larkins took the reins after Coach Molloy had to leave early to get Charlie to the MCG for Auskick, congratulations go to Charlie and also to Hugo Middleton, what a thrill!

While Kiernan was absent the aforementioned, T Dunne had the scoreboard changed to show a Cres