Around the grounds in Hume and Whittlesea



Westmeadows’ Danielle Linton and Mikaela Fallins have been named in the Victorian Turf Cricket Association women’s team of the year. Linton also finished equal third in the player of the year. Elsewhere, Westmeadows’ Pathum De Mel was named in the men’s senior division team of the year, Tullamarine’s Danny Law was named in the division 2 team, Roxburgh Park pair Feroze Khushi and Sohaib Bhutta were named in the division 4 team, while Jacana’s Thanura Gunasekara and Donnybrook’s Vikram Mandhotra were named in the division 5 team.


Hume City had a rare loss in the National Premier League on Saturday. Facing the Oakleigh Cannons, Hume trailed 1-0 at half time after not making the most of its chances. The Cannons doubled their advantage in the second half to come away with a solid 2-0 win. Hume sits in fifth spot after 13 rounds.


Bundoora’s winless start to the Northern Football League division 1 season continues on Saturday. Facing Heidelberg, the Bulls trailed early on the with the margin 28 points at half time. Five goals to two in the third quarter in the favour of the Tigers put the result beyond doubt. While the Bulls scored the only two goals of the final quarter, it was too late with the Tigers winning, 14.13 (97)-8.1 (49).


Five Calder Cannons and four Northern Knights players have been named in the Victoria Metro squad for the AFL National Championships under-18 boys. Harry O’Farrell, Nash King, Isaac Kako, Damon Hollow and Jayden Nguyen have been selected from the Cannons, while Knights Jesse Dattoli, Zak Johnson, Thomas Sims and Gabriel Stumpf are also in the squad.