OKFNL News

Wohlers Steps Up

PREMIERSHIP player Sharlene Wohlers has been named coach of Moyhu Football Netball Club’s A and B grade teams for 2019.more

Greta leaders to take control

GRETA’S senior players will be the motivating influence over the pre-season as the Blues attempt to end its Ovens and King finals drought next season.more

Sam Gladstone to lead the Bats

Sam Gladstone will lead Goorambat FNC in 2019, as senior coach.more

Milawa Signings

Milawa have added another three players that will form a key component of their 2019 senior side.more

Tiger Change at the Top

Karl Norman and Bryce Ralph take the reigns as Glenrowan make a change at the topmore

Colman to Lead The Rebuild

Dallas Colman will be looking to lead North Wangaratta out of the football wilderness as he takes the helm as head coach.more

All Blacks Wait on Moran

Benalla All Blacks are awaiting the decision on star player Riley Morans playing futuremore

OKFNL Grand Finals

Check out all the games and start times for this weekends OKFNL Grand Finalsmore

Round x Round Voting

All the votes from the OKFNL Vote Count 2018more

Baker & Morgan Medals Decided

A three way tie in the Fay Morgan Medal was the highlight of the 2018 OKFNL Vote Count!more

Michelini to Lead the OKFNL

WITH a career spanning over 600 games at Milawa, there will be plenty of experience at the Ovens and King interleague netball helm with league legend Kim Michelini heading up the open age side.more

Strong Squad

ONE of the strongest Ovens and King open age football squads of the past five years was announced yesterday ahead of the May 19 clash with the Hume League.more

Benalla Blow

BENALLA All Blacks look to have suffered a monumental blow to its premiership aspirations with coach and star player Harry Moran suffering a serious knee injury in Saturday’s win over Greta.more

OKFNL Interleague Netball Tryouts and Training Information

The OKFNL will take on the Hume Netball Association on the 19th of May at Howlongmore

Tigers Struck Down by Injury

FOR the first time since forming as a league powerhouse in 2013, Glenrowan is in the midst of an injury crisis.more

Big Names Fire

MILAWA has lived up to its pre-season billing as one of the teams to watch this season, blasting Goorambat out of the water by 194 points at Milawa on Saturday afternoon.more

Porter to the Kennel

TARRAWINGEE has pulled off a massive coup on the eve of the Ovens and King season with the addition of triple Wangaratta premiership star Daine Porter.more

Good Friday Matches 2018

The OKFNL will once again host two Good Friday matches to launch the season in 2018!more

Rule Change for U19's & Reserves Competition

The Ovens and King Football Netball League will implement the last touch out of bounds rule for the U19's & Reserves competition in 2018.more

Blues Belief

AFTER years battling away with the bottom sides on the ladder, Greta coach Greg Newbold said a finals finish was possible for his side, adding the Blues had more belief than previous seasons.more

2018 Fixture

2018 WAW OKFNL Fixturemore

Roo's Overhauled

OVENS and King powerhouse King Valley will field almost a completely new A grade side this season following the departures of a number of premiership players.more

All Blacks Set Eyes firmly on 2018

BENALLA All Blacks coach Harry Moran says a “bitter” feeling remains amongst the playing group following Panthers’ 2017 grand final loss, however, he added that wasn’t a motivating factor ahead of the 2018 season.more

Hawks Strengthen Position

NORTH Wangaratta will welcome the return of three past players, along with the signing of John Paola, for the 2018 season.more

Delahey to Pilot the Bombers

AFTER months of searching, Bonnie Doon has announced its coaching panel for the 2018 Ovens and King football season.more

Noni named top Dog

REIGNING Fay Morgan Medallist Noni Jeffery will take the next step in her netball career by taking the reins as coach of Tarrawingee Football Netball Club’s A grade side in 2018.more

North Wang Netball Headed in Right Direction

A POSITIVE approach and a simple goal for 2018 is what incoming North Wangaratta A and B grade coach Cassy Campbell is bringing to the table.more

Allan the Key

IF Milawa was not already in premiership calculations the signing of 2010 Ovens and Murray Morris Medallist Jamie Allan has the Demons primed for a 2018 flag assault.more

Demons Coup

MILAWA is firming as a genuine premiership threat after signing Wangaratta Magpies’ James McClounan and Shepparton United’s Ben Pedretti.more

Bright Secure Key Pair

BRIGHT has added serious star power to its midfield with the signing of former junior Brody Ricardi and Nick Howell from Myrtleford.more

Panthers Sights Set Firmly on Premiership

HAVING enjoyed a stunning rise from the basement to the penthouse over the past two years, Benalla All Blacks won’t be resting on their laurels heading into the 2018 Ovens and King Football League season.more

Blues on the Rise

THE prized signings of decorated metropolitan footballers Robbie Mullen and Josh Bell have Greta poised to climb the Ovens and King football ladder in 2018.more

Tigers Load Up

GLENROWAN has added serious firepower in a bid to maintain its supremacy in Ovens and King football, with young forwards Darcy Laffy and Seb De Napoli signing with the Kelly Tigers for 2018.more

Dee's Big Three

MILAWA has stormed into the Ovens and King premiership conversation for 2018 following the return of three star players.more

King Valley Looking to Bounce Back

KING Valley’s preparations for the 2018 Ovens and King Football League season are under way, with Simon Patterson re-signing as coach and bringing former Wangaratta utility Beau Wheeler onboard as a playing assistant coach.more

Tarra Stalwarts Retire

TWO Tarrawingee stalwarts have pulled the pin on their respective careers.more

Smith & Balfour to Lead Hoppers

MOYHU Football Netball Club and senior football coach John Paola have mutually agreed to part ways following a successful 2017 season with club stalwart Andrew Balfour and classy forward Corey Smith named as co-coaches for the 2018 season.more

Ready To Clean

A COMPANY that has proprietary lead remediation techniques in Australia to fix the North Wangaratta contamination problem onsite says it’s ready to start on the job immediately and get the oval ready in time for the 2018 football season.more

Blues in OT Thriller

AFTER four quarters of frenzied action Greta and King Valley could still not be split, but 14 minutes of determined work from the Blues saw them push ahead to win by two goals.more

Tigers Claim Throne

GLENROWAN can rightfully stake its claim as Ovens and King football’s greatest ever team, having done what no other football club has managed in the league’s 115-year history.more

2017 OKFNL Draw Released

THE Ovens and King Football Netball League community need not wait any longer with the 2017 WAW Credit Union OKFNL officially unveiled.more

Blacks' Jacka-pot

WITH preseason training about to kick off, Benalla All Blacks have pulled off a major coup by securing the prized signature of Goulburn Valley gun Alistair Jacka.more

Lions' late hunt

WHOROULY is facing a race against time to secure a senior football coach for the 2017 Ovens and King Football League season.more

Back in the den

THE desire to be a part of Glenrowan’s quest for an historic fourth straight Ovens and King Football League flag has seen dual premiership captain Lachie Cohen return to the Tigers’ den.more

Star departure

MILAWA’S hopes of triumph in 2017 have been dealt a heavy blow, with star ruckman Brent Newton leaving the club to take on the senior coaching position at Chiltern.more

Better team won

TARRAWINGEE coach Trevor Edwards refused to put his side’s performance in Saturday’s grand final down to fatigue.more

Success breeds more success for Valley Roos

JUST like the A grade, King Valley’s B grade team captured its second straight premiership, defeating Greta 48-28 in a dominating display of netball.more

Hoppers make it two in a row

MOYHU clinched its second consecutive C grade premiership with an oiled performance over Glenrowan.more

Roos make it back-to-back flags

KING Valley overcame a slow start in Saturday’s A grade grand final to achieve back-to-back premierships against Milawa in a one-goal, 40-39, thriller.more

All time greats

GLENROWAN’S status as one of the Ovens and King Football League’s greatest teams was secured on Saturday afternoon as the Kelly Tigers became just the fourth club to capture three straight premierships.more

Hawks happier at home

THINGS are looking up for the North Wangaratta Football Netball Club after two lots of good news last week.more

Roos to defend flag

KING Valley is through to its third straight Ovens and King A grade grand final after defeating Greta by six goals on Saturday.more

Hawks secure grounds

FOLLOWING the most challenging season in its history, North Wangaratta Football Netball Club can look forward to 2017 with more optimism after securing home grounds.more

Fortune favours the bold in close battle

‘WHO dares, wins’ is the motto of elite special forces units around the world, and it was a fitting catch cry for Tarrawingee following Saturday’s preliminary final victory over Bonnie Doon.more

Powerful foes to face off

GRETA faces the might of the King Valley juggernaut in an awesome preliminary final match up for Ovens and King netball.more

Dogs look to carry winning momentum on

AFTER a strong performance against Milawa last weekend, Tarrawingee will be looking to carry its momentum through to tomorrow’s preliminary final against Bonnie Doon.more

Week 3 Finals Schedule

The schedule for the third week of the OKFNL Finals has been released.more

Dogs edge desperate Dees

AMID the cheers of celebration there were an equal number of sighs of relief among the Tarrawingee faithful yesterday afternoon, as the Bulldogs held off a fast finishing Milawa to win by 15 points.more

Flag in the bag?

THE idea that the Ovens and King premiership race is wide open may have been put to bed after a sizzling half of football from Glenrowan in Saturday’s semi final clash with Bonnie Doon.more

Clash between top two shapes as battle of the titans

MILAWA and King Valley are set for a massive game of netball tomorrow.more

Old rivals fire up for next bout

THE intense rivalry between Tarrawingee and Milawa may not be quite as fierce as it was five years ago, but there is certainly no love lost between two of the Ovens and King’s greatest foes.more

Forward thinking

MILAWA has moved to ensure its success over the past decade doesn’t come to an end, with Wangaratta Magpies forward Josh Owen set to don the blue and red in 2017.more

Week 2 Finals Schedule

The schedule for the second week of the finals has been released.more

Demons outclass Bats

MILAWA will face arch rival Tarrawingee in next Sunday’s semi final at Moyhu following a convincing 25-point victory over Goorambat yesterday.more

Dogs hold out fired up Roos

TARRAWINGEE’S finals quest continues this week following a stirring 11-point victory over a fired up King Valley in Saturday’s Oven and King elimination final.more

Reid headline OKFNL Grand Final Breakfast

The Ovens and King Football Netball league has added some star quality to the upcoming Grand Final Breakfast with Collingwood premiership star Ben Reid announced as the guest speaker for the event this week.more

Finals Venues & Schedule announced

The OKFNL Board of Management has officially announced the finals venues and schedule for the upcoming 2016 Finals Series.more

Dogs safe for now

TARRAWINGEE’S spot in the Ovens and King Football League’s top two remains safe, for now, after the Bulldogs torched Moyhu in the second half to post a 50-point win on Saturday.more

Panthers crush Lions

BENALLA All Blacks ticked the first box in their quest to finish off the Ovens and King Football League season on a high note, crushing Whorouly by 40 points on Saturday.more

Hoppers stay in touch

MOYHU is now the only team outside the top six with any chance of playing finals in 2016, after overcoming Bright by 24 points on Saturday.more

Dogs hold the key

APART from maintaining its own top two hopes, Tarrawingee also holds the key to sixth-place on the ladder heading into the last two rounds of the home and away season.more

Tigers show finals form

A BLITZING second quarter by Glenrowan in a true definition of a winter battle, as well as a five-goal haul to Nigel Robinson saw the Kelly Tigers turn on the afterburners to run away with a 17-point victory over Tarrawingee on Saturday.more

Bombers hit top spot

BONNIE Doon has shot to the top of the ladder for the first time in its seven-year history in the Ovens and King after notching up its 12th straight victory on Saturday.more

Must-win match

TARRAWINGEE needs to bounce back quickly from their first loss of the season when it travels to Glenrowan to take on a surging Kelly Tigers team.more

Nige's return spells trouble

THE return of co-coach Nigel Robinson after a year on the sidelines, as well as the availability of a trio of key players, has Glenrowan poised for a dash towards the top two in Ovens and King football.more

Tarrawingee's unsettled start

TARRAWINGEE escaped Bonnie Doon with a win and the four points, despite the pressure of the ninth-placed Bombers who pushed the Bulldogs to within eight goals on Saturday.more

Bright fumbles finals chance

BRIGHT’S chances of securing a finals berth in the Ovens and King reserves competition took a big hit on the weekend as the Mountain Men went down to Whorouly by seven points.more

Mountain Men survive

BRIGHT kept its finals hopes alive with a gutsy win over rival Whorouly on Saturday.more

Bombers away

FINALS may still be six weeks away, but the first significant shots in the battle for the Ovens and King premiership were fired on Saturday at Bonnie Doon as the Bombers handed Tarrawingee its first loss for the year.more

Roos edge out Hoppers

KING Valley remains just percentage outside the top-six, following their 24-point win over rivals Moyhu on Saturday.more

Nige back in for Tigers

GLENROWAN rose to the occasion for Nigel Robinson’s first game of the season, registering their 10th win of the year and celebrating with a 205-point demolition of Greta.more

Race on for top six

ROUND 13 of the Ovens and King season marks six games to go until the finals series begins and the race for a top-six finish is well and truly on.more

Four quarters the focus for Mountain Men

BRIGHT will head into tomorrow’s home game against fierce rival Whorouly knowing nothing less than a four-quarter performance will be acceptable.more

Bombers, Bulldogs in O&K blockbuster

GATE takings should get a significant boost out at Bonnie Doon tomorrow as the Ovens and King Football League’s top two sides face off in what could be a grand final preview.more

Star sidelined

BRIGHT’S tough battle to secure a finals berth is set to become even harder, with midfield star Ben Bond facing another stint on the sidelines.more

Demons straighen up

MILAWA, Bonnie Doon, Goorambat and Moyhu all enjoyed wins on Saturday.more

Bulldogs fit and firing

SUPERIOR fitness and resolve saw Tarrawingee continue its unbeaten run on Saturday, storming past Bright to chalk up win number 12.more

Tigers show teeth

KING Valley’s recent run of form hit a brick wall at Glenrowan on Saturday, as the Kelly Tigers unleashed the sort of intensity and effort that carried them to the past two Ovens and King premierships.more

Top of the leaderboard

TOM Buckley has shot to the top of the Ovens and King Football League’s goal kicking table after bagging 14 majors against North Wangaratta at the WJ Findlay Oval on Saturday.more

Bats on the up

GOORAMBAT’S end of season trip will be taking place a little later than usual this year, with the Bats now all but certainties to take part in finals for their first time in the Ovens and King.more

All Blacks push Tigers to the limit

OVENS and King minnows Benalla All-Blacks almost pulled off the season's biggest upset on Saturday.more

Roos streak at 21 games

A DOMINANT second half saw King Valley reserves easily stretch their winning streak to 21 straight games on the weekend, belting Whorouly by 76 points.more

Bats a battle as Dogs prevail

TARRAWINGEE survived a gutsy Goorambat and District outfit to keep its undefeated record intact on Saturday.more

Bulldogs grind out win to keep perfect record

A DOGGED Goorambat forced Tarrawingee to earn its ninth straight win on the weekend, with the Bulldogs doing just enough to come away with a six-point victory.more

Roos shine for Rea

KING Valley made club champion Jono Rea’s 200th match one to remember, dominating their clash at Whorouly to emerge triumphant by 38 points.more

Top two on the line

IT may only be the halfway mark of the season, but for second and third-placed Bonnie Doon and Glenrowan, Saturday could be a make-or-break contest.more

Demons respond against Hoppers

STUNG by last week’s loss to Bonnie Doon, Milawa responded in the best fashion with an impressive 44-point win over Moyhu on Saturday.more

Moyhu Hoppers hoping to claim Milawa Demons’ scalp

Jeremy Wilson and Corey Smith put the Tallangatta league to the sword last week and Moyhu is hoping the pair can do the same when the Hoppers host Milawa on Saturday.more

Roos aim to make it count

KING Valley coach Hayden Murray will be urging his charges to turn momentum into a result when the Roos host a surging Bonnie Doon at Whitfield on Saturday.more

Plenty of positives as O&K girls put up a strong fight

THEY were not the results the Ovens and King junior interleague squads were looking for on Saturday with the under 15s falling 35-26, while the under 17s went down 49-35 to Tallangatta and District.more

Pride in performance

DESPITE suffering a 104-point loss to the Tallangatta and District side on Saturday, the Ovens and King’s under 18 interleague side wasn’t disgraced.more

Hawks lock in training grounds

THE local sporting community is getting behind North Wangaratta Football Netball Club following the recent closure of the Hawks’ home ground.more

Tallangatta toppled, commitment questioned

TALLANGATTA league coach Ryan Richardson has slammed a lack of commitment from players in the competition after it went down to the Ovens and King by 29 points.more

O&K too strong at finish

OVENS and King interleague open netball side overcame the might of Tallangatta and District to run out three goal winners in a thrilling game on Saturday.more

Up and running

AN eight-goal opening quarter blitz laid the foundation for the Ovens and King senior football team’s 29-point triumph over the Tallangatta and District league on Saturday.more

OKFNL v Tallangatta start times confirmed

The start times for the OKFNL v Tallangatta matches to be held at Wangaratta's WJ Findlay Oval have been confirmed.more

Interleague teams finalised

The OKFNL last night finalised its two football teams for Saturday's Interleague clash against Tallangatta at the WJ Findlay Oval.more

Good will hunting

THE closure of North Wangaratta’s home ground will not be the club’s death knell, according to AFL North East Border regional manager John O’Donohue.more

Bulldogs in a thriller

IT was titled as match of the round and Saturday’s encounter between Tarrawingee and King Valley did not disappoint.more

Roos give Bulldogs a hard game

TARRAWINGEE was forced to work harder than expected to secure its seventh win of the season, coming from behind in the third quarter to defeat King Valley by 24 points.more

Hoodoo shattered

THE hoodoo has been broken – better yet, shattered. Bonnie Doon’s disastrous record against Milawa was turned on its head on Saturday, as the Bombers exorcised their Demons with a stunning 80-point win at home.more

Bulldogs rise in the fourth

TARRAWINGEE escaped a third quarter fight back from Moyhu to secure an eight-goal win, 51 goals to 43.more

Dees finish big

IT took a big finish from Milawa to finally snuff out a determined Bright outfit on Saturday, with the Demons bouncing back from their first loss of the year to defeat the Mountain Men by 40 points.more

Lions lift in the fourth

A TOUGH game of football was played at Whorouly Recreation Reserve, seeing the home side roar back in the final term to secure the 12-point victory over Benalla All Blacks.more

Lions starting to find form under Hooper

WHOROULY takes on Benalla All Blacks tomorrow with the Lions hoping to replicate their form against Greta and secure their second win of the year.more

Smith’s penalty to hurt Hoppers

MOYHU’S bid to topple ladder-leader Tarrawingee has received a blow with star recruit Corey Smith suspended for two weeks for striking.more

Underdogs rise

THE time for acknowledgement has arrived at the Kennel. Tarrawingee’s systematic shutdown of Milawa on Sunday was further evidence that the Bulldogs are more than just a contender for the Ovens and King Football League premiership – they may have just earned favouritism.more

Bulldogs exorcise Demons

IN the battle between the two undefeated teams of the Ovens and King competition on Sunday, Tarrawingee overcame the star power of Milawa to run out 17-point victors.more

Rising Star nominees announced

The first two nominees for the Cathy McGowan MP Rising Star Awards have been named with two young footballers and netballers receiving acknowledgement.more

Bright builds momentum

BRIGHT has recorded back to back wins for the first time this season. The Mountain Men also recorded their first home win for 2016 with a 49-point, 16.9 (105) to 8.8 (56) triumph over Moyhu on Saturday.more

Lions up and running

WHOROULY Lions secured their first win of the 2016 Ovens and King season overrunning Greta by a massive 141 points.more

Interleague Squad Announced

The OKFNL has announced a supremely talented squad for its upcoming interleague clash against Tallangatta on May 21 in Wangaratta.more

Netballers name Interleague Sides

After three quality sessions, the OKFNL have picked the sides that will face Tallangatta DNA in the Interleague clash on May 21 at the WJ Findlay Oval in Wangaratta.more

Challenge awaits

FOR ladder leader Tarrawingee and second-placed Milawa, Sunday’s A grade match up will realistically be the first major challenge for both teams.more

Rivals back to the top

IT is a rivalry that has been overshadowed by the rise of Glenrowan in recent times, but this weekend’s clash between Tarrawingee and Milawa has regained blockbuster status with the two clubs both unbeaten after four rounds.more

Dees, Lions go head-to-head

Milawa will host Whorouly in a replay of last year’s Ovens and King netball preliminary final.more

Tigers' Fev Coup

GLENROWAN has pulled off an Anzac Day coup with full forward Brendan Fevola set to play for the Kelly Tigers in their blockbuster round four clash with Milawa.more

Recruits Driving Hawks: Dale

SOME quality recruits have lifted the standard of the entire club, North Wangaratta coach Jay Dale says.more

Playing catch up

TARRAWINGEE will be counting on its added midfield depth to bridge the gap to the top three sides in Ovens and King football this year.more

Losses Covered

THE departure of half a dozen premiership stars has done little to derail Glenrowan’s quest for a third straight Ovens and King Football League flag.more

Forward Thrust

WHILE it has been a fairly low key off season out at Milawa, the Demons’ list has been strengthened once more with the addition of proven goal kicker Dylan Pritchard.more

OKFNL growth continues

The growth of the Ovens and King Football Netball League has continued with long time supporter Pinkerton Security signing up as Naming Rights sponsor of the Reserves Football Competition.more

Bens boost Bright

BRIGHT’S hopes of breaking Glenrowan’s stranglehold on the Ovens and King premiership cup have received a huge boost, with key signings made at Pioneer Park.more

Roos' Lach in

KING Valley has further boosted its midfield stocks ahead of the 2016 season with the signing of Lachlan Cameron from Moonee Valley.more

Cubs to help Tigers’ quest for three-peat

GLENROWAN’S quest for an historic three-peat of Ovens and King flags remains on track, with the Kelly Tigers revitalising their list once more with an injection of young talent.more

Smith, Ray add to Hoppers' strength

A FOCUSED recruiting campaign has continued to pay dividends for Moyhu, with the Hoppers adding further class and depth with the arrival of former CDHBU stars Corey Smith and Aaron Ray.more

2016 OKFNL Draw Released

The 2016 Ovens and King Football Netball League draw has finally been released with four matches across Easter kick started the season.more

OKFNL Major Partner Announced

The Ovens and King Football Netball League has secured long time supporter WAW Credit Union as its Major Sponsor for the next three years.more
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Seniors Ladder

2018 WAW Credit Union Seniors Cup
POS TEAM PTS
1 Milawa 64
2 Tarrawingee 64
3 Benalla All Blacks 56
4 Glenrowan 56
5 King Valley 48
6 Bright 40
7 Greta 40
8 Whorouly 24
9 Moyhu 24
10 Goorambat 12
11 North Wangaratta 4
12 Bonnie Doon 0

Reserves Ladder

2018 Pinkerton Security Reserves Cup
POS TEAM PTS
1 Milawa 68
2 King Valley 62
3 Bright 52
4 Greta 52
5 Benalla All Blacks 44
6 Tarrawingee 42
7 Glenrowan 40
8 Whorouly 36
9 Moyhu 20
10 Goorambat 12
11 Bonnie Doon 4
12 North Wangaratta 0