Battling the best

LOCAL junior footballers had the chance to test themselves against some of the region’s best this week.

Six leagues sent teams Sale the Gippsland junior interleague championships with week.

Round robin games were held on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the top two teams in each age group progressing to the finals on Sunday at Sale Oval.

Sale and District’s under 12 team recorded a win and a draw from its five matches. Warragul will play Alberton in the final from 10am.

In the under 14s, Sale and District also had a win and a draw from five matches. The final will be between Central Gippsland and Alberton from 1.35pm.

Sale and District lost both its under 16 matches to Traralgon and Bairnsdale, who will meet in the final from 11.35am.

For results read Friday’s Gippsland Times.