A SQUAD of 20 players from the AFLCV Academy has been selected to represent the Bendigo Pioneers in the Under-15 V/Line Cup next month.
The carnival will be held in Gippsland from September 26 to 28.
Squad – Abe Sheahan, Aiden Hare, Angus Strawhorn, Bailey Hall, Ben Xiriha, Brayden McHeyzer-Bacchin, Cooper Smith, Darcy Matricardi, Evan Davie, Isaac Carracher, Jack Ginnivan, Jack Hickman, Jack Merrin, Jack Tillig, Mason Wakefield, Noah Walsh, Riley Bouwmeester, Sam Conforti, Tim Hosking, Zavier Murley.
Meanwhile, the Bendigo Football-Netball League is participating in the Lace up Against Social Violence Campaign this weekend.
Footballers and netballers will wear orange laces to raise awareness and educate the community about social violence.