2021 BFNL Fixture announcement
The Bendigo FNL have today announced the much anticipated fixture for the 2021 season.
Overall the structure of the 2021 fixture has now been confirmed, however further changes to start times, including potential moves to twilight, night or Sunday matches may still occur into the New Year.
A couple of key points to note:
- Season opener featuring Strathfieldsaye vs Sandhurst on Good Friday, with this match being brought forward from Round 2
- The introduction of the first annual “Ron Best Memorial Cup”, featuring Sandhurst and Golden Square to be played in Round 3 at the QEO, in honour of the late Bendigo FNL Hall of Fame Legend inductee, Ron Best
- Interleague participation is yet to be confirmed, and may be replaced with a general bye – TBC in the New Year
- Indigenous round scheduled to align with National Reconciliation Week, with a feature match TBC in the New Year
- July General Bye remains middle week of the school holidays
- Finals series commencing on the 28th August, culminating in an 18th September Grand Final day.
After a challenging 2020, bring on season 2021!