The Bendigo Bank Bendigo Football Netball League will open on Friday 14th April with four games scheduled for Good Friday.
The BFNL have scheduled two byes for season 2017, one for Interleague and one to coincide with the middle weekend of the school holidays which is also a bye for the Bendigo Junior Football League.
The show case game in the Indigenous Round in 2017 will be played between Eaglehawk and Gisborne on Sunday 28th May during National Reconciliation Week and the day after Dream Time at the ‘G.
Individual clubs will continue to have designated games for different causes including Strathfieldsaye’s Give me 5 for Kids Game and Castlemaine’s Vietnam Veteran’s Day.
South Bendigo and Sandhurst play for the Graeme Wright Cup and Castlemaine and Kyneton play for the Challenge Cup.
Finals will be played during September culminating in the Grand Final on the 23rd September.