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Welcome to the Licorice Gallery, a photo-blog freelance media site which features images and stories on a variety of sports. The Licorice Gallery covers the home-and-away season in the Victorian Football League over the winter for the VFL Record and the Ballarat Courier newspaper. During the summer you can view images and reports (when i can) from games in the Victorian Premier League cricket, one of the world's leading domestic competitions. You can also keep up to date with the 'Gallery's' movements by following us on social media using the links on this page.

VFL: Bulldogs down Bombers to move into top four

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Footscray have replaced Essendon in the Peter Jackson VFL top four after accounting for the Bombers by 22 points in round 16 at the VU Whitten Oval. In a tight contest played in blustery conditions the Bulldogs responded after a slow start to wear down the Bombers winning 11.10.76 to 7.12.54.


High profile forward Tom Boyd (above) booted three goals including two into the wind in the third quarter when the Bulldogs managed to give the Bombers the slip. Lin Jong (26 disposals) and Jordan Kelly (20) worked hard through the midfield while Jordan Russell (34) and Roarke Smith (21) in defence cleaned up many of the Essendon attacks.


VFL: Magpies close in on top four

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Collingwood have continued their unbeaten run at Victoria Park with 23-point win over fellow finals contender the Casey Scorpions in round 15 of Peter Jackson VFL. Injury plagued Ben Reid played a full game booting three goals, while former Hawk, Clinton Young, sparked the Pies with two third-quarter goals as they kicked clear to win 12.11.83 to 9.6.60.


The win lifts Collingwood into fifth place, level with Essendon in fourth. with only percentage separating the pair. It was a hard fought win by the Pies who were missing key players in Patrick Karnezis, Brenden Abbott and Michael Still, with all three having been major goalkickers for the team this season.