It’s great to hear that the Bendigo Fighting Miners have wrapped up the season with two games in hand. It’s also nice to see their continued and considerable efforts rewarded with a mention in local press.

THE Bendigo Fighting Miners clinched the Victoria Rugby Union country division minor premiership in a 38-14 victory agaisnt Ballarat on Saturday.

With two rounds remaining and each team still to have a bye, the Miners are two wins clear of Ballarat and cannot be caught, even if they lose next weekend.

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From the Miners’ own web site…

The Fighting Miners crushed Ballarat by 38 points to 17 in an impressive display at St. Pat’s Oval, Ballarat last Saturday.

Trailing 7-12 after twenty minutes, the Miners lifted their work rate, scoring five unanswered tries and 31 points to establish a 38-12 lead before conceding a consolation try to Ballarat in the final play of the game.

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For those unfamiliar with the Fighting Miners, they are not a group of belligerent gold diggers but a successful rugby union team.

Keep up the good work….both of you!