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Ants fall to Cats

By: Daniel Kelly (@UKurrie) Geelong’s comparatively clean use of the ball allowed them to overpower the Northern Bullants 15.8(98) to 13.7(85) in Round 9 of the 2022 VFL Premiership Season. The Bullants were forced to make multiple changes ahead of the match with Mutaz El Nour, Ethan Penrith, Tynan Smith, Baxter Knight and Billy Murphy…

Match Preview: Bullants vs Cats

Round 9 Match Preview: Bullants v Geelong VFL   Details: Genis Steel Oval, Sunday 22nd of May, 1:05pm (AEST) Match History  Geelong 117 Bullants 72 (Round 4, 2021) Last time they met Geelong’s AFL-listed players got off the leash, with Josh Jenkins most notably kicking 7.5 under the Marvel Stadium lights and helping the Cats…

Round 9 Northern Bullants VFL Team Selection

Round 9 Northern Bullants VFL Team Selection   The Ants have made five changes to the squad taking on Geelong VFL this Sunday at Genis Steel Oval (Preston City Oval) In the first weekend of the Sir Doug Nicholls rounds a fitting addition has been made to the Bullants squad. Kobe Brown, who last Sunday…

Port rain on PFC parade

By: Daniel Kelly (@UKurrie) On the day the iconic PFC monogram returned to the famous red and white jumper at Preston City Oval, the home side wondered what might have been after falling to old VFA rivals Port Melbourne 9.10 (64) to 12.8 (80), who recorded only their second win of the season. The Northern…

Match Preview: Bullants Vs Port Melbourne

Round 8 Match Preview: Bullants v Port Melbourne   Details: Genis Steel Oval, Sunday 15th of May, 1:05pm (AEST) Match History The Northern Bullants have not played Port Melbourne since becoming a standalone VFL club in 2020, with their last few meetings being cancelled due to COVID restrictions. Port Melbourne will be the first standalone…

Five changes for Heritage Sunday

Round 8 Northern Bullants VFL Team Selection  The Ants have made five changes to the squad taking on Port Melbourne this Sunday at Genis Steel Oval (Preston City Oval) The team will be bolstered by the inclusion of vice-captain Douglas Lawrence as well as Liam Mackie for his first game of the season. They’ll also…

PFC Returns Home

By: Daniel Kelly (@UKurrie) The famous PFC jumpers are back!   In its 140th year, the Northern Bullants will wear the iconic jumper for home games against Port Melbourne (15th May, 1.05pm), Williamstown (2nd July) and Box Hill (23rd July), with more opportunities to see the PFC jumper to be announced soon. The prominent PFC…

Wayward Ants Trampled by Zebras

By: Daniel Kelly (@UKurrie) ‘Frustrating,’ is how coach Ben Hart described the Northern Bullants 30-point loss to Sandringham Zebras 12.8 (80) to 6.14 (50) at Trevor Barker Beach Oval. Missing Kyle Dunkley, Tim Jones and Matthew Day, the Bullants did well to regain some control in the match to avoid a result similar to the…

Giants Tower too Tall.

By: Daniel Kelly (@UKurrie) The Northern Bullants returned from the bye and were overwhelmed by a powerful Greater Western Sydney Giants side 23.10 (148) to 5.8 (38) at Preston City Oval in Round 6 of the 2022 VFL season. Giants forward Jake Riccardi, drafted by GWS from Ants VFL standalone rivals Werribee in 2019, kicked…

A successful easter hunt for the Ants

By: Daniel Kelly (@UKurrie) The Bullants backed up the recent words from their coaching staff – proving that their first win in 2022 was imminent – in a mature 19-point victory over Sydney at Blacktown International Sportspark, 15.14 (104) to 13.7 (85). The Preston side had 10 goal kickers as they recorded their highest score…