CAMPBELLS Creek will take centre stage first-up in its return from recess in the Maryborough-Castlemaine District Football-Netball League this year.
The Creekers will host the stand-alone season-opener on Saturday, April 9, when they take on Avoca.
Having spent last year in recess and there having been no season played in 2020 due to the pandemic, when the Creekers take to the field on April 9 it will be for the first time since they last played a game 966 days earlier on August 17, 2019.
There will be another stand-alone game six days later on Good Friday when Maldon hosts neighbours Newstead, with both early matches having been transferred from later in the season.
All clubs will be in action for round one on Saturday, April 23, with the seven games being: Maldon v Talbot, Natte Bealiba v Navarre, Avoca v Royal Park, Lexton v Campbells Creek, Harcourt v Dunolly, Newstead v Rovers, Carisbrook v Trentham.
It's a 16-round season with all teams playing 10 teams once and three teams twice, with the grand final slated for Saturday, September 17.
WHO EACH TEAM PLAYS TWICE:
AVOCA - Royal Park, Campbells Creek, Dunolly.
CAMPBELLS CREEK - Lexton, Avoca, Natte Bealiba.
CARISBROOK - Trentham, Talbot, Navarre.
DUNOLLY - Harcourt, Lexton, Avoca.
HARCOURT - Dunolly, Maryborough Rovers, Newstead.
LEXTON - Campbells Creek, Dunolly, Maryborough Rovers.
MALDON - Talbot, Navarre, Royal Park.
MARYBOROUGH ROVERS - Newstead, Harcourt, Lexton.
NATTE BEALIBA - Navarre, Royal Park, Campbells Creek.
NAVARRE - Natte Bealiba, Maldon, Carisbrook.
NEWSTEAD - Maryborough Rovers, Trentham, Harcourt.
ROYAL PARK - Avoca, Natte Bealiba, Maldon.
TALBOT - Maldon, Carisbrook, Trentham.
TRENTHAM - Carisbrook, Newstead, Talbot.
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