Following the torrential rain inundating Gippsland last weekend, Latrobe Valley Soccer League Senior Men’s competition games were cancelled, seeing Sale United, Fortuna 60, Falcons 2000, Churchill United, Traralgon City and Monash unable to complete the final round of the 2022 season.

Football Victoria Regional Development Manager Tony Francis has confirmed the LVSL’s proposed plan to see the cancelled Round 18 games go ahead.

Francis stressed that the following games are subject to change, pending field conditions and weather forecasts.

LVSL Round 18 catch-up games have been scheduled to take place this Sunday, August 21.

In the Senior Men’s competition, Monash will play Falcons at Monash Reserve, Fortuna will play Sale at Ronald Reserve and Traralgon City will play Churchill at Harold Preston Reserve.

In the Reserve Men’s competition, Traralgon City will play Churchill at Harold Preston Reserve.

Wild weather played havoc with the final round of the Latrobe Valley Soccer League season. Here, East Gippsland and Moe United do battle in the Moe swamp. Photos: Contributed by EGUFC

With the inaugural round of the Battle of Britain Cup initially scheduled to be played this Sunday, senior men from Sale United, Newborough/Yallourn, East Gippsland and Fortuna are expected to play Round 1 of the knock-out cup at the Godfrey Baldwin Reserve on Wednesday, August 24.

Sale United will play Newborough/Yallourn while Fortuna plays East Gippsland.

For Sale United, Newborough/Yallourn, Fortuna and East Gippsland reserve teams, Round 1 of the Shopwell Trophy Cup will go ahead this Sunday, August 21.

Sale United will play Newborough/Yallourn at Godfrey Baldwin Reserve, and Fortuna will play

East Gippsland at Ronald Reserve.

In the juniors, Sale United and Tyres Lightning Under 15s and Sale Green, Sale White, Olympians and Tyres Lightning Under 13 teams will play their catch-up games on Saturday, September 3 at Godfrey Baldwin Reserve.

The LVSL says games and locations are subject to change.

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