|The 'Towners' make out-of-towners unwelcome: 2011 R9 KDFL Violet Town v Longwood.|
|Written by The Licorice Gallery|
|Friday, 17 June 2011|
After witnessing the thriller at the MCG on Saturday night between Hawthorn and Geelong i ventured to Violet Town in north east Victoria for the round nine clash in the Kyabram District Football League between Violet Town and Longwood.
Violet Town is the former home to Aussie rock band Killing Heidi brother and sister, Jesse and Ella Hooper. The town was the scene of the Southern Aurora train disaster in 1969 in which nine people lost their lives.
The ‘Towners’ sat fifth on the ladder whilst the out-of-towners, the Longwood Redlegs, were third last with just the one win to their name in the thirteen team competition.The game never reached the heights of the clash the night before with Violet Town running out easy winners kicking 30.13.193 to Longwood’s 5.5.35.
1/4 T: Violet Town 6.4.40 to Longwood 1.2.8.
H/T : Violet Town 15.6.96 to Longwood 2.3.15.
3/4 T: Violet Town 19.8.122 to Longwood 4.5.29.
FT : Violet Town 30.13.193 d Longwood 5.5.35.
Crowd: 300 Approx.
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