2020 Representative Team: 17 & Under Try-Outs Announcement

The BFNL are calling for registrations of interest to trial for the 2020 17 & Under representative teams

The 2020 17 & Under Bendigo Inter League team will be coached by Nicole Donnellon, a current AFL Central Victoria Academy coach. Nicole has enjoyed several coaching roles, including with the AFL Central Vic Academy teams in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 whilst holding assistant coaching roles with the 2019 Bendigo FNL 17 & Under team and the 17 & Under North Central team at State Titles in 2019.

Nicole has also coached representative teams in the Loddon Valley FNL on multiple occasions. A highly qualified coach, Nicole has also played a role as a State Titles selector whilst coaching at both junior and senior level for several years.

Alison Leech, who has recently returned to Bendigo, has been named as BFNL 17 & Under Inter League Assistant Coach for 2020. Alison has coached at senior and junior levels for Wodonga Raiders in the Ovens & Murray League, including head coaching roles for Barnawartha in the Tallangatta District FL and is currently a development coach with South Bendigo.



  • Sunday 15th March, QEO Courts: 5.00pm – 6.30pm
  • Tuesday 17th March, Venue TBC: 6.00pm – 7.15pm

*A third trial will be held if required



·       Sunday 26th April          Shepparton Tournament                       17 & Under                 Shepparton

·       Saturday 2nd May          Interleague v Ballarat                           17 & Under                 Ballarat

·       Sunday 17th May           Echuca Tournament                             17 & Under                 Echuca

·       Sunday 31st May            NV Association Championship               17 & Under                 Bendigo

·       Sunday 21st June           NV Association Championship Finals      17 & Under                 Werribee

Players must register.

Registration link: CLICK HERE

For any further enquiries, please contact Nicole Donnellon 0438 416 338, Cameron Tomlins (BFNL Manager) or Jan Mannes (BFNL Netball Operations)                     

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