The race for the 2018 Herald Sun Shield title has begun, following the release of the Herald Sun Shield finals fixtures.
After completing their Association Football Finals, the top qualifying senior and intermediate secondary schools from across Victoria will line up for the coveted Herald Sun Shield title when the final series kicks off next month.
Established in 1977, the Herald Sun Shield competition continues to provide both male and female secondary schools with the opportunity to showcase their skills and compete against the very best talent from schools across the state.
Season 2018 will see the return of the expanded Herald Sun Shield competition format, with the inclusion of a Division 1 and Division 2 male and female intermediate competition for students in Years 9-10.
The senior male and female competitions will kick off its semi-finals campaign from July 18, while the intermediate divisions will commence its finals campaign on July 26.
See below for Fixtures:
|2018 Herald Sun Shield|
|Senior Boys Division 1 Semi’s||Wednesday 18th July||RAMS Arena, Craigieburn||Aquinas (EISM) v BAS||ACC v SSV|
|Senior Girls Division 1 Semi’s||Wednesday 25th July||Windy Hill, Brewster St Essendon||GSV v Hallam (SSV)||BAS v Sacred Heart (GISSA)|
|Intermediate Girls Division 1 Semi’s||Thursday 26th July||CE Brown Reserve, Wendouree||SSV v Sacred Heart (GISSA)||BAS v CRC North Keilor (SACCSS)|
|Intermediate Boys Division 1 Semi’s||Thursday 26th July||Box Hill City Oval||APS v BAS||ACC v AGSV|
|Intermediate Boys Division 2 Semi’s||Wednesday 1st August||Ransford and McAlister Ovals, Royal Park||Round-robin b/w SIS, Emmanuel (SSV), GISSA, SACCSS & Aquinas (EISM)|
|Intermediate Girls Division 2 Semi’s||Wednesday 1st August||Casey Fields Ovals 2 & 3||Round-robin b/w SIS, APS, EISM, AGSV & Hillcrest (CSEN)|
|Senior & Intermediate Girls Division 1 GF||Wednesday 8th August||GMHBA Stadium, Geelong||TBA||TBA|
|Senior Boys Division 1 GF||Saturday August 18th||MCG||TBA|
|Intermediate Grand Finals (except Div 1 girls)||Wednesday 15th August||MARS Stadium, Ballarat||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Senior Boys Division 2 Semi’s||Wednesday 5th September||Trevor Barker Oval, Sandringham||SIS v SACCSS||CSEN Rep team v ACS|
|Senior Boys Division 2 GF & Special Schools Final||Thursday 13th September||Trevor Barker Oval, Sandringham||SESSSA v NSSSA||TBA|
|Senior Girls Division 2 Semi’s & GF||Wednesday 19th September||RAMS Arena, Craigieburn||SACCSS v ACS||SIS v EISM||TBA|