BFNL, HDFNL, LVFNL – Five-game formlines as finals approach

HITTING THEIR STRAPS: With five wins in a row, Sandhurst is the form team of the BFNL season. The Dragons have conceded scores of just 34, 41, 64, 18 and 51 during their past five games. Picture: NONI HYETT
HITTING THEIR STRAPS: With five wins in a row, Sandhurst is the form team of the BFNL season. The Dragons have conceded scores of just 34, 41, 64, 18 and 51 during their past five games. Picture: NONI HYETT

IT’S that time of the football season with finals on the horizon where clubs are striving to hit their straps in readiness for peaking when it matters most.

Form is crucial at this stage of the year and given finals are just around the corner, here’s how the formlines of the Bendigo, Heathcote District and Loddon Valley teams over their past five games stacks up.

BENDIGO LEAGUE:

3 rounds left to play

1 – SANDHURST

Record: 5-0, 237.9%

Avg for: 99 Agst: 41

Quarters won: 15/20

def Kyneton by 23

def Gisborne by 34

def Strathfieldsaye by 46

def Kangaroo Flat by 121

def South Bendigo by 63

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2 – STRATHFIELDSAYE

Record: 4-1, 230.9%

Avg for: 131 Agst: 56

Quarters won: 16/20

def Castlemaine by 161

def Maryborough by 159

lt Sandhurst by 46

def Kyneton by 23

def Gisborne by 75

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Eaglehawk's Gedd Hommelhoff.

Eaglehawk's Gedd Hommelhoff.

3 – EAGLEHAWK

Record: 4-1, 176.7%

Avg for: 129 Agst: 73

Quarters won: 12/20

def South Bendigo by 39

def Kyneton by 58

def Golden Square by 21

lt Gisborne by 4

def Castlemaine by 166

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4 – GOLDEN SQUARE

Record: 3-2, 200.0%

Avg for: 117 Agst: 58

Quarters won: 14/20

def Kangaroo Flat by 14

lt South Bendigo by 15

lt Eaglehawk by 21

def Castlemaine by 206

def Maryborough by 109

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5 – SOUTH BENDIGO

Record: 3-2, 116.0%

Avg for: 99 Agst: 86

Quarters won: 12/20

lt Eaglehawk by 39

def Golden Square by 15

def Castlemaine by 113

def Maryborough by 43

lt Sandhurst by 63

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Kyneton's Billy Mahony.

Kyneton's Billy Mahony.

6 – KYNETON

Record: 2-3, 104.0%

Avg for: 92 Agst: 88

Quarters won: 9/20

lt Sandhurst by 23

lt Eaglehawk by 58

def Gisborne by 1

lt Strathfieldsaye by 23

def Kangaroo Flat by 121

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7 – GISBORNE

Record: 2-3, 97.3%

Avg for: 81 Agst: 83

Quarters won: 10/20

def Maryborough by 95

lt Sandhurst by 34

lt Kyneton by 1

def Eaglehawk by 4

lt Strathfieldsaye by 75

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8 – KANGAROO FLAT

Record: 2-3, 68.2%

Avg for: 71 Agst: 104

Quarters won: 6/20

lt Golden Square by 14

def Castlemaine by 65

def Maryborough by 26

lt Sandhurst by 121

lt Kyneton by 121

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Maryborough coach Ben Lavars.

Maryborough coach Ben Lavars.

9 – MARYBOROUGH

Record: 0-5, 38.1%

Avg for: 53 Agst: 139

Quarters won: 3/20

lt Gisborne by 95

lt Strathfieldsaye by 159

lt Kangaroo Flat by 26

lt South Bendigo by 43

lt Golden Square by 109

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10 – CASTLEMAINE

Record: 0-5, 19.2%

Avg for: 33 Agst: 176 

Quarters won: 2/20

lt Strathfieldsaye by 161

lt Kangaroo Flat by 65

lt South Bendigo by 113

lt Golden Square by 206

lt Eaglehawk by 166

ROUND 15 LADDER                    

Pos. Team W L D PTS Pos. Team W L D PTS

1st Strathfieldsaye 13 2 0 52 6th Gisborne 8 7 0 32

2nd Eaglehawk 12 3 0 48 7th South Bendigo 6 8 1 26

3rd Sandhurst 10 5 0 40 8th Kangaroo Flat 4 11 0 16

4th Golden Square 10 5 0 40 9th Maryborough 1 14 0 4

5th Kyneton 9 5 1 38 10th Castlemaine 1 14 0 4

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HEATHCOTE DISTRICT

1 round left to play

1 – NORTH BENDIGO

Record: 5-0, 354.6%

Avg for: 167 Agst: 47

Quarters won: 17/20

def Heathcote by 178

def Elmore by 233

def LBU by 64

def White Hills by 92

def Huntly by 34

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2 – LEITCHVILLE-

GUNBOWER

Record: 5-0, 196.3%

Avg for: 107 Agst: 54 

Quarters won: 17/20

def White Hills by 29

def Huntly by 52

def Mount Pleasant by 80

def Colbinabbin by 29

def Heathcote by 74

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3 – LBU

Record: 4-1, 172.4%

Avg for: 106 Agst: 61

Quarters won: 14/20

def Colbinabbin by 2

def Heathcote by 104

def Elmore by 119

lt North Bendigo by 64

def White Hills by 62

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Huntly's Harry Whittle.

Huntly's Harry Whittle.

4 – HUNTLY

Record: 4-1, 151.6%

Avg for: 110 Agst: 72 

Quarters won: 15/20

def Mount Pleasant by 65

lt Leitchville by 52

def Colbinabbin by 28

def Heathcote by 55

def Elmore by 92

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5 – COLBINABBIN

Record: 2-3, 125.5%

Avg for: 87 Agst: 69 

Quarters won: 10/20

lt LBU by 2

def White Hills by 87

lt Huntly by 28

def Mount Pleasant by 61

lt Leitchville by 29

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6 – WHITE HILLS

Record: 2-3, 86.0%

Avg for: 86 Agst: 100

Quarters won: 9/20

lt Leitchville by 29

lt Colbinabbin by 87

def Heathcote by 69

def Elmore by 71

lt North Bendigo by 92

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Mount Pleasant's Ben Wightman.

Mount Pleasant's Ben Wightman.

7 – MOUNT PLEASANT

Record: 1-4, 74.0% 

Avg for: 79 Agst: 107

Quarters won: 8/20

lt Huntly by 65

lt Leitchville by 80

lt Colbinabbin by 61

lt Heathcote by 31

def Elmore by 98

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8 – HEATHCOTE

Record: 1-4, 42.5%

Avg for: 55 Agst: 130 

Quarters won: 4/20

lt North Bendigo by 178

lt LBU by 104

lt White Hills by 69

lt Huntly by 55

def Mount Pleasant by 31

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9 – ELMORE

Record: 0-5, 26.6%

Avg for: 44 Agst: 167 

Quarters won: 0/20

lt North Bendigo by 233

lt LBU by 119

lt White Hills by 71

lt Huntly by 92

lt Mount Pleasant by 98

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LODDON VALLEY

2 rounds left to play

1 – NEWBRIDGE

Record: 5-0, 159.2%

Avg for: 103 Agst: 65

Quarters won: 14/20

def Bridgewater by 38

def Inglewood by 72

def Mitiamo by 8

def Marong by 61

def BL-Serpentine by 14

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2 – MAIDEN GULLY YCW

Record: 4-1, 155.3%

Avg for: 105 Agst: 67 

Quarters won: 14/20

def Calivil United by 32

def Bridgewater by 11

def Inglewood by 56

lt Mitiamo by 31

def Marong by 119

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Pyramid Hill co-coach Brad Fawcett.

Pyramid Hill co-coach Brad Fawcett.

3 – PYRAMID HILL

Record: 4-1, 132.8%

Avg for: 83 Agst: 62

Quarters won: 12/20

def Calivil United by 1

lt Bridgewater by 44

def Inglewood by 80

def Mitiamo by 12

def Marong by 54

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4 – MITIAMO

Record: 3-2, 137.3%

Avg for: 93 Agst: 68

Quarters won: 12/20

def Marong by 92

def BL-Serpentine by 24

lt Newbridge by 8

lt Pyramid Hill by 12

def M. Gully YCW by 31

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Bears Lagoon-Serpentine's Miggy Podosky.

Bears Lagoon-Serpentine's Miggy Podosky.

5 – BL-SERPENTINE

Record: 3-2, 135.3%

Avg for: 105 Agst: 78  

Quarters won: 13/20

def Inglewood by 65

lt Mitiamo by 24

def Marong by 48

lt Newbridge by 14

def Pyramid Hill by 63

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6 – BRIDGEWATER

Record: 3-2, 107.2%

Avg for: 85 Agst: 80  

Quarters won: 11/20

lt Newbridge by 38

def Pyramid Hill by 44

lt M. Gully YCW by 11

def Calivil United by 9

def Inglewood by 25

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Calivil United's Alex Davis.

Calivil United's Alex Davis.

7 – CALIVIL UNITED

Record: 2-3, 113.7%

Avg for: 76 Agst: 67  

Quarters won: 11/20

lt Pyramid Hill by 1

lt M. Gully YCW by 32

lt Bridgewater by 9

def Inglewood by 59

def Mitiamo by 29

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8 – INGLEWOOD

Record: 0-5, 45.3%

Avg for: 55 Agst: 121  

Quarters won: 1/20

lt BL-Serpentine by 65

lt Newbridge by 72

lt Pyramid Hill by 80

lt M. Gully YCW by 56

lt Calivil United by 59

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9 – MARONG

Record: 0-5, 43.0%

Avg for: 56 Agst: 131  

Quarters won: 3/20

lt Mitiamo by 92

lt BL-Serpentine by 48

lt Newbridge by 61

lt Pyramid Hill by 54

lt M. Gully YCW by 119

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LEAGUE LADDERS

BENDIGO

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LODDON VALLEY

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