WESTERN district football players proved they have big bright futures ahead after they won every game they played in the 2019 V/Line Cup.
Players selected earlier this year for the boys' side played in two under 15 Western Bulldogs Next Generation Academy teams and between the two, claimed a 100 per cent success rate against opposing teams.
Monday's game at Shepparton pitted the Western Bulldogs NGA 2 against the Southern Stingrays 2, with a final score of 9.14 (68) Bulldogs to 2.7 (19) Stingrays.
Notable performers were Ryley Hutchins and Max Bryan, who kicked two goals each.
On the same day the Western Bulldogs NGA 1 faced off against the Southern Stingrays 1, coming out on top by 10 points.
Both teams played again on Wednesday in round three of the cup.
The Western Bulldogs NGA 2 controlled proceedings once again, defeating North East Border 2 with a 66 point lead, finishing the game at 13.16 (94) to 4.4 (28).
Andrew Taylor, of the Horsham Saints, booted two goals in the match, and Nhill's Brayden Purchase also bagged one.
Meanwhile Western Bulldogs NGA 1 took on North East Border 1, coming out on top by 15 points.
The final tally was 6.7 (43) to 3.10 (28).
Horsham's Brody Pope was one of the players named best on.
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On the girls' side of things, AFL Goldfields Female Football Manager Krista Woodroffe said it was a fantastic opportunity.
"On the Monday we played against the Southern Stingrays, their first side, and on the Tuesday we had a Salt Presentation provided by Salt Education through the Western Bulldogs Program," she said.
"That education session comprised of a few different things like mental health in sport and leadership. On Wednesday we played against the Southern Stingrays' number two side.
"It was pretty unfortunate not to win either of the games in the girls program but across the board the girls had a fantastic carnival.
"It's a great opportunity from an academy point of view for the GWV Rebels to start to ID talent from both regions, so it just gives more girls an opportunity to be noticed."
Rosie Pickles of Warrnambool was named Best On in the second game.
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