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POWER OUT CLASSED BY RANGES

Followers of engie Gippsland Power thought that the match against the Oakleigh Chargers was as good a demonstration of TAC Cup football as you would expect to see. They totally blitzed the Power with some outstandingly skilled and disciplined team football and it served as the perfect lesson for the Power about what’s needed to be competitive at the highest level of junior football in Australia.more

HEARTBREAKING LOSS FOR POWER

Deja-vu has become a term that the players’ coaches and supporters of engie Gippsland Power are starting to dislike intensely as they suffered their fifth loss of the 2017 season by less than one goal. If this wasn’t enough of a psychological burden, the fact that they were in front for much of the match made it even a more devastating scenario.more

POWER CUT OFF

The match against the Oakleigh Chargers was a challenge that required more of this work ethic as they were a top three side and the Power knew full well that they couldn’t afford to underestimate them. At the end of the game, the fact that the Chargers won by one hundred and one points and totally blitzed the Power, can be explained by one of two possibilities.more

TWO IN A ROW FOR POWER

Round ten of the 2017 TAC Cup season presented engie Gippsland Power with a strong challenge after they had caused the upset of the season when they defeated the Geelong Falcons in their previous match. After losing several games narrowly earlier in the year, the Power needed to repeat this commitment and play consistently if they were to overcome the Greater Western Victoria Rebels at Casey Fieldmore

POWER FIGHT OFF FALCONS

Theoretically, engie Gippsland Power’s task in taking on the TAC Cup’s top side, the Geelong Falcons at Colac was mission impossible for the most positive of supporters. The Falcons were undefeated, had several of the competition’s best players and the Power still had an extensive injury list that robbed them of vitally important playersmore

KNIGHTS EDGE POWER IN CLOSE BATTLE

On a very positive note, the side’s best big man, Julian Patterson was available after resting last week and hard, on-baller Jack Hudson came back after suffering a niggling injury. As part of the altered list, Tom Murray and James McKenzie made their TAC Cup debuts.more

CANNONS TOO STRONG FOR POWER

Prior to the start of the engie Gippsland Power’s match against the Calder Cannons there was a scene in their centre of excellence that would ominously indicate the outcome of the match. As the selected group were in the early stages of their preparation, a group of top-age players who were unavailable for selection went through some re-hab work in preparation for their returns over the coming...more

POWER LOSE ANOTHER CLOSE ONE

The magical mystery tour that has been the 2017 TAC Cup season for the engie Gippsland Power took another step last weekend when they lost narrowly to the Eastern Ranges. After a sensational win against the Sandringham Dragons the previous week, confidence was high that they were ready to realise their considerable potential more consistently.more

POWER SLAY DRAGONS

After the disappointment of their narrow loss to the Western Jets last week, the Engie Gippsland Power and their coach, Leigh Brown, had worked hard to address the issues that had led them to that point. With a combined focus on team and a more efficient form of ball use, they went into the match against the Sandringham Dragonsmore

JETS EDGE POWER IN CLOSE BATTLE

After a typically slow start to their match against the Western Jets, the engie Gippsland Power followed their pattern for the 2017 season and got back into the game with a combination of their hardness and more focussed use of the ball. Consequently, when they led by twenty one points at the last break, they looked likely to record a well-deserved victory. However, they didn’t finish the game offmore

GREAT NUMBERS FOR GIPPSLAND IN VIC. COUNTRY SQUADS

A total of 20 Gippsland Power players have been selected in the initial Vic Country squads for the U16 and U18 National Championships to be held later this year.
Over the Easter break, the Under 18 Vic Country squad participated in a camp, which culminated in trial matches against Vic Metro at Ikon Park. Selectors now have the tough job of reducing the 65 player list to the final squad for roundmore

POWERFUL WIN

Engie Gippsland Power finally got their 2017 TAC Cup season going with a morale boosting four goal victory against Bendigo Pioneers at the historic Queen Elizabeth Oval.more

BUSHRANGERS SHOOT DOWN POWER

For the second week in a row, engie Gippsland Power went down in a TAC Cup match with the Murray Bushrangers despite being highly competitive for much of the game. As they had done in their opening game against the Stingrays, the Power had many opportunities to apply scoreboard pressure but, were unable to convert far too many gettable scoring options.more

GIPPSLAND POWER UNDER 18 TAC CUP BOYS TEAM PHOTO 2017

GIPPSLAND POWER UNDER 18 TAC CUP BOYS TEAM PHOTO 2017more

GIPPSLAND POWER UNDER 18 TAC CUP GIRLS TEAM PHOTO 2017

GIPPSLAND POWER UNDER 18 TAC CUP GIRLS TEAM PHOTO 2017more

GIPPSLAND POWER UNDER 16 TEAM PHOTO 2017

GIPPSLAND POWER UNDER 16 TEAM PHOTO 2017more

CLOSE ROUND 1 MATCH

In the opening game of the 2017 TAC Cup season, the engie Gippsland Power team lost narrowly to the Dandenong Stingrays but, did little to shake the optimism that they had generated throughout the challenging pre-season program.more

2017 Leadership Group Announced

The Gippsland Power TAC Cup squad has selected their leadership group for 2017 with five players voted into the roles by their peers.more

Gippsland Power TAC Cup Girls Ready for Season Opener

It’s an exciting time to be a female footballer, and that excitement is shared by Gippsland Power TAC Cup Girls coach Scott McDougal.more

2017 TAC Cup Squad Selected

After an exhaustive selection process, the 2017 Engie Gippsland Power TAC Cup Squad has been finalised.more

HISTORIC TAC CUP FITNESS TESTING DAY FOR POWER

For the first time in club history, both Gippsland Power boys and girls attended the annual TAC Cup Fitness Testing Day held at Maribrynong College on the Labour Day long weekend.more

SUMMER TO REMEMBER FOR POWER DUO

For two Gippsland Footballers, it’s been a big summer.
As members of the AFL Academy, Aidan Quigley (Yinnar) and Changkuoth ‘CJ’ Jiath (Morwell) have not just completed a major training block, they have had experiences of a lifetime.
The AFL Academy brings together the best young footballers from across the country to develop their strength, fitness, skills and personal traits. Through variousmore

STRONG FINISH BY POWER

GIPPSLAND POWER MEDIA RELEASE
BY BRYAN MITCHELL
ENGIE Gippsland Power finished off their 2016 TAC Cup season in the best possible way with a very strong win for the Kevin Evans trophy against the Bendigo Pioneers. Although they are unable to play finals football this year, the boys able to play next season, will deservedly go into preparation for the 2017 TAC Cup season will be in in the best memore

POWER SLAY KNIGHTS

Gippsland Power Media Release
By Bryan Mitchell
In a very strong team performance, ENGIE Gippsland Power showed just how much progress they have made in the 2016 TAC Cup season when they totally outplayed the Northern Knights. Coach Leigh Brown has always believed that they had the capacity to be competitive against any side in the elite competition, but, the main problem was that they didn’t shmore

POWER BLOW CANNONS AWAY

TAC CUP ROUND 15 MATCH REPORT – Gippsland Power v Calder Cannons
Gippsland Power has continued its winning ways with a 23 point victory over Calder Cannons.
Taking plenty of confidence from last weekend’s triumph against ladder leaders Geelong Falcons, Power defeated its second “football factory” in succession, knocking off the Cannons on their home deck, Gippsland Power 14.16.100 to Calder Canmore

POWER SMOTHER FALCONS

GIPPSLAND POWER MEDIA RELEASE
BY BRYAN MITCHELL
ENGIE Gippsland Power’s most recent TAC Cup match resulted in a victory over the Geelong Falcons that saw them break a vital club record and, as a result, respond positively to a challenge set by coach Leigh Brown. The record that they smashed was the number of tackles recorded in a game and it resulted in them adding almost twenty to the previousmore

READ the PLAY Round 14

This week is READ the Play Round Gippsland Power V's Geelong Falcons on Saturday 23rd July at 1.30pm.more

POWER NAP

GIPPSLAND POWER MEDIA RELEASE
BY BRYAN MITCHELL
For over three quarters of their match against one of the TAC Cup’s best sides, ENGIE Gippsland Power were highly competitive and even looked likely to score an amazing victory. They had the Sandringham Dragons struggling to get their usually efficient running game going due to consistently applied physical pressure and a lot of hard work in contesmore

ROBERT (BOB) MURPHY IS COMING BACK TO GIPPSLAND POWER

Robert Murphy is coming back to Gippsland Power on the 13th July to celebrate 25 years of TAC Cup. Current captain of the Western Bulldogs, Murphy is known for his versatility and poise as well as his strong leadership and huge heart.more

POWER CONTINUE TO IMPROVE

GIPPSLAND POWER MEDIA RELEASE
BY BRYAN MITCHELL
ENGIE Gippsland Power faced another intense challenge to their improvement in the 2016 TAC Cup season when they took on the highly rated Oakleigh Chargers. As they have done for many seasons, the Chargers have started the year slowly due to the absence of many of their better players due to school football commitments. However, in holiday breaks thmore

STRONG WIN BY POWER

GIPPSLAND POWER MEDIA RELEASE
BY BRYAN MITCHELL
In the 2016 TAC Cup’s season’s most wintry conditions, ENGIE Gippsland Power played its best team-focused football to record a comprehensive forty-three point victory over the Western Jets. It was apparent, after the narrow and highly respected loss to the Stingrays the week before that the Power had taken a huge step forward in their learning curvmore
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