AFL Central Victoria has released a road map for the 2021 Bendigo Junior Football League finals series.
If able to return to play the weekend of September 11-12 there will be a final four knockout for all divisions: 1v4 (SF2) and 2v3 (SF1) with the grand finals between the winners to be played the following weekend.
If the return date is pushed back to September 18-19 there will be an action-packed weekend with two reduced games (2x 20 minutes) on Saturday with 1v4 and 2v3, with grand finals to be played the following day on Sunday.
The final date for any game to be played is September 19.
All plans are subject to any further changes to current Victorian lockdown restrictions.
BJFL has also announced the 2021 season best and fairest award winners.
In what has been a testing year for all sports codes, BJFL juniors remained focused on playing their best football each week.
Here's a list of the 2021 BJFL BNF winners:
Under-14 Reserves 1: Carter Reid (18) Sandhurst
Under-14 Reserves 2: Felix Keane (14) Golden Square
Under-14 Seniors: Jonty Davis (26) MGYCW
Under-14 Girls: Olivia Lacy (19) Sandhurst
Under-16 Girls: Lucia Painter (24) Sandhurst
Under-16 Reserves: Zaydn Lockwood (27) South Bendigo
Under-16 Seniors: Harrison Sheahan (19) Kyneton
Under-18 Girls: Tia Davidge (15) Strathfieldsaye and Paige Scott (15) Eaglehawk
"Congratulations to all of the best and fairest winners," AFL Central Victoria football operations manager Nathan Williams said.
"They all deserve the recognition within their division and age group.
"Also to the hardworking players, coaches and officials for their efforts during what's been an interrupted season.
"Looking ahead we're hoping that restrictions will ease to allow us to finish off the season."
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