Bendigo FNLLeague Review | A premiership drought of 16 years was broken by Gisborne’s senior footy team in Saturday’s grand finale to the Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football Netball League season.

On one of the coldest and wettest days in BFNL grand final history, the Rob Waters-coached Gisborne marked a 28-point win against Strathfieldsaye at Queen Elizabeth Oval.

Conditions meant it would be a contest marked by many stoppages and test the determination of every player in the fight for the Bendigo Advertiser premiership cup.

First goal would not be scored until the 24th minute when Boden Alexander was on target from a set-shot after Caleb Ernst’s chase and strong tackle on the 50m arc was rewarded with a free kick from which he passed to Alexander.

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