GIPPSLAND League interleague coach Steve Hazelman has named a 35-man training squad ahead of next month’s AFL Victoria Country Championships.
The league sits ninth on the championships rankings and will take on 10th-placed Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League at Drouin Recreation Reserve.
Selectors Hazelman, Adrian Burgiel, Leigh McDonald and Dylan McLaren picked the squad, after players were nominated by their senior club coaches. The first training session will be held at Traralgon Recreation Reserve on Wednesday, 6 May from 6.30pm.
The squad will train together three times before the final team is selected, with one last training session on Thursday, 21 May, prior to the game on Saturday, 23 May.
Under-18 coach Kristian Gray has also announced his training squad.
Bairnsdale: James Gibbs, Drouin: Daniel Nicholls, Ben Hughes, Cameron Hall, Bob McCallum, Leongatha: Tas Clingan, Tom Marriott, Cade Maskell, Jake Best, Aaron Heppell, Dale Houghton, Shem Hawking, Zac Vernon, Maffra: Sam Pleming, Darren Sheen, Daniel Bedggood, Kelvin Porter, Moe: Tom Long, Morwell: Jack Brown, Mannon Johnston, Sale: Kane Martin, Jack Lipman, John Gooch, Jordan Dessent, Andrew Quirk, Justin McLay, Traralgon: Mark Collison, Michael Geary, Michael Stockdale, Warragul: Jarryd Drew, Wonthaggi: Byron Dryden, Aiden Lindsay, Jack Blair, Adam Cook, Joel Liddle
Bairnsdale: Luke Elia, Thomas Sabell, Cody Graske, Nathan Fall, Jacob Green, Matthew Corbett, Tim Daniel, Corey Timms, Jesse Guarnaccia, Drouin: Liam Anderson, Claytyon Kingi, Jamie Graham, Leongatha: Lachlan Wright, Hudson Kerr, Kyle Cooper, Jack Ginnane, Maffra: Ben Regan, Liam Harrington, Brandon Rimington, Kade Renooy, Dylan Nikolajew, Jarred Jans, Sean Day, Ben Brunt, Moe: James DeVirgilio, Lara Nambirajan, Lachlan Rees, Tyler Morrow, Scott Van Dyk, Ryan Farmer, Ben Cougle, Gavin Low, Morwell: Riley Hogarth, Sale: Bailey Tatnell, Jacob Farquhar, Jesse Collins, Jordan Dowsett, Nathan Turner, Lochie Ronchi, Brad Dessent, Brendan Brew, Charlie Walsh, Traralgon: Kade Duncan, Jake Bishop, Jarrod Henderson, Luke Diciero, Brayden Duve, Cameron Graham, Nathan Rowley, Blake Underwood, Warragul: Jake Hughes, Wes Graeme, Ben McKay, Lachlan Pyle, Brad Hefford, Jake Orlicki, Dylan Proctor, Nick Mulqueen, Wonthaggi: Curtis Gilmour, Luke Dyball, Cade Waters, Layton Membrey.