TOUGH times look set to continue for the Independent colts competition after only four clubs nominated a side for next season.
THE penalty for a yellow card will be eased in the 2019 RFL season after clubs voted to return to the old rule, which allowed players to be replaced on the field after receiving a yellow card.
THE first five rounds of the 2019 RFL A grade and under 18 season will see the trial of a last touch rule.
EVENING up of the competition will be a key focus for Riverland Football League chairman Murray Kemp’s second year in the job.
THE rapid growth of women’s football in the Riverland is set to continue with the addition of a junior competition in 2019.
LOXTON North favourite son Brad Williams will lead RFL Independent club Brown’s Well in 2019 in his first senior football coaching position.
COREY Gilgen knows he has a lot of hard work ahead of him after taking the reins as A grade coach of the Barmera-Monash Football Club.
JOSH Vater will embrace the challenge of being a player/coach in 2019 after recently being announced as the Renmark Rovers new A grade mentor.