Roos and Blues to begin NGFNL season

AS has become tradition in recent years, the 2012 grand finalists will meet in the opening round of North Gippsland football in 2013.

Premier Heyfield will host Rosedale in round one on Sunday, April 14.

The season will begin the day before with Glengarry hosting Sale City, Boisdale-Briagolong at home against Woodside, Cowwarr heading to Churchill and Gormandale hosting Traralgon-Tyers United.

Rosedale will host TTU on Anzac Day, while the return match will be played on Sunday, July 7.

Other Sunday matches include Sale City at Churchill on June 2, Woodside hosting Boisdale-Briagolong on June 23 while Glengarry and Gormandale will continue their tradition of meeting on Sundays.

STRATFORD will have the bye for round one of East Gippsland football.

The Swans will begin their campaign at home against 2012 runner-up Lindenow on April 13.

The EGFNL and NGFNL grand finals will both be played on Saturday, September 14.

´╗┐Fixtures are available at www.gippslandtimes.com.au/sport