Are the Footy Record's days numbered?

MortlockWatcher

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The Eastern Football League has announced that it will only be producing an online version of The Eastern Footballer in season 2019.
This comes twelve months after AFL Barwon pulled the pin on their weekly editions for the Geelong and Bellarine leagues.

Do you think the humble, yet informative, Football Record's days are numbered at grassroots level?

For the country leagues, it seems to be more of a necessity at matches as opposed to their city cousins who have more access to information online for their leagues.

Are any other leagues considering ditching theirs?
 

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MortlockWatcher

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Feel free to advise of any updates to the information below.

March 1: It has been confirmed over the past few days that the VAFA will be the only metropolitan competition to produce a weekly football record.



UPDATE: WEEKLY EDITIONS STATUS AS AT 4/3/2019


VICTORIA


YES (34)


Alberton, Ballarat, Bendigo, Central Highlands, Central Murray, East Gippsland, Ellinbank & District, Geelong & District, Gippsland, Golden Rivers, Goulburn Valley, Hampden, Heathcote & District, Horsham & District, Kyabram & District, Loddon Valley, Maryborough-Castlemaine, Mid Gippsland, Millewa, Murray, North Central, North Gippsland, Outer East, Ovens & King, Ovens & Murray, Picola & District, Riddell District, Sunraysia, Tallangatta & District, VAFA (one for A-C and one for Div 1-4), Warrnambool & District, West Gippsland and Wimmera.


NO (13)

Bellarine - DISCONTINUED WEEKLY EDITIONS AFTER 2017
Colac & District (Did they discontinue after 2017?)
Eastern - CONFIRMED IN FEBRUARY 2019 THAT THEY WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE ONLINE IN FUTURE
Essendon District - CONFIRMED IN FEBRUARY 2019 THAT THEY WILL ONLY BE PRINTED FOR FINALS
Geelong - DISCONTINUED WEEKLY EDITIONS AFTER 2017
Mininera & District (finals only)
Mornington Peninsula Nepean - CONFIRMED IN MARCH 2019 THAT THEY ARE NO LONGER PRINTING FOOTBALL RECORDS
Northern - CONFIRMED IN FEBRUARY 2019 THAT THEY ARE 'CEASING PRODUCTION OF THEIR FOOTBALL RECORD'
Omeo & District (finals only)
South West District (finals only)
Southern - CONFIRMED IN FEBRUARY 2019 THAT THEY ARE 'NO LONGER PRODUCING FOOTBALL RECORDS'
Upper Murray (finals only)
VFL
Western Region (Online only for the past 2-3 years)



BORDER BASED COMPETITIONS

SA-VICTORIA


YES - Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara, Mallee, Mid South Eastern, Riverland, Western Border
NO - Nil.


NSW-VICTORIA

YES - Farrer/Riverina.
NO - Hume (clubs do their own H&A editions, league does finals)
 
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MortlockWatcher

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PRODUCERS IN 2019


VICTORIA

Alberton FNL - Follower
Ballarat FNL - Record
Bendigo FNL - Record
Central Highlands FL - Program
Central Murray FNL - Follower
East Gippsland FNL - Leader
Ellinbank & District FL - Follower
Geelong & District FL - Record
Gippsland Lge - Record
Golden Rivers FNL - Record
Goulburn Valley Lge - Weekender
Hampden FNL - Record
Heathcote & District FNL - Yabba
Horsham & District FNL - Footballer?
Kyabram & District FNL - Fifth Quarter
Loddon Valley FNL - El-Vee
Maryborough-Castlemaine FNL - Advocate
Mid Gippsland FL - Spectator
Millewa FL - Guide
Murray FL - Weekender
North Central FL - Recorder
North Gippsland FNL - Tagger
AFL Outer East - Grapevine
Ovens & King FNL - Record
Ovens & Murray FNL - Critic
Picola & District FNL - Record
Riddell District FL - Record
Sunraysia FL - Record
Tallangatta & District - Record
VAFA (one for A-C and one for Div 1-4) - The Amateur Footballer
Warrnambool & District FL - Record
West Gippsland FNC - Barracker
Wimmera FL - Footballer

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide Plains FL - Game On
Barossa Light Gawler FA - Barracker
Hills FL - Final Siren
Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara FL - Budget
Mallee FL - Budget
Mid South Eastern FL - Budget
North Eastern FL - Barracker
*** River Murray FL not producing a Budget this year
Riverland FL & Riverland Independent FL - GamePlan
SANFL - Budget
Spencer Gulf FL - Budget
Western Border FL - The Western
Yorke Peninsula FL - Budget

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Avon FA - Budget
Central Wheatbelt FL - Budget
Eastern Districts FL - Budget
Goldfields FL - Budget
Great Northern FL - Budget
Great Southern FL - Footy Focus
Hills FA - Gazette
Mortlock FL - Budget
Peel FNL - Budget
South West FL - Budget
Upper Great Southern FL - Budget
WAFL - Budget
West Kimberley FL - Programme
 
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MortlockWatcher

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I was over in Victoria recently and picked up a Record from 22 different leagues from around Victoria.
I am going to try and get one from each of the other 11 leagues that issue them this season when I am back in Victoria in July.

Here we have Ballarat, Bendigo, Central Highlands, Ellinbank, Geelong & District, Gippsland, Goulburn Valley and Hampden.

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MortlockWatcher

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Kyabram District, Maryborough Castlemaine District, Murray, AFL Outer East (merger of Yarra Ranges & South East leagues), Ovens & King, Ovens & Murray, Picola District and Riddell District.

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