Driscoll brothers set for interleague battle

Navarre 's Driscoll family will achieve a major milestone tomorrow, when three brothers take to the field for Maryborough Castlemaine and District Football League in the interleague clash.

The Driscoll brothers L-R Josh, Ash and Cody will play together for the Maryborough Castlemaine and District Football League tomorrow at Maryborough.

The Driscoll brothers L-R Josh, Ash and Cody will play together for the Maryborough Castlemaine and District Football League tomorrow at Maryborough.

Brothers Ash, Josh and Cody Driscoll have been involved at an interleague level in the juniors and for some in the seniors, but tomorrow will be the first time the three brothers will run out together.

The Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League will take on Geelong District Football League in this year's interleague clash.

Josh, who is the middle of the three children, is excited to see what it is all about and likened playing with his brothers to playing with his father Wayne.

"It feels very similar to playing with dad in the seniors for the first time, only he is old," Josh Driscoll said.

Driscoll, who is a personal trainer by day, enjoyed training and to be selected was an additional bonus.

"I'm feeling good at the moment," Driscoll said.

"The last training run we had was great."

It is likely that Josh will start in the backline, Ash at full forward and youngster Cody in a forward pocket.

Ash has been in great form for Navarre, having kicked 33 goals in just five weeks, while Cody, at just 18 years of age, has really stepped up his role in the team.

The trio's parents will be proud as punch as the boys make their way onto the ground tomorrow.

"Wayne doesn't really say much, but I'm sure he will let us know if we do something wrong on the field," Josh said.

"Where mum just thinks we are all 'special'."

Older brother Ash had a different outlook on playing alongside his brothers.

"It's a different feeling. Not many blokes get the opportunity to play with one brother, let alone two," Ash said.

"I'm fairly excited for it as this is my first interleague campaign."

Navarre has six players that have been selected with Jayden Fowkes and Luke Hendy also in the mix.

Navarre coach Daniel Parkin has been named as captain for the interleague team and both Ash and Josh have labelled him as one player to watch.

"Obviously Daniel Parkin who is captain is one to watch as is Matt Brown from Lexton and Jackson Bowen from Carisbrook if he is fit," Ash said.

Hendy has had some shoulder soreness during the week, but is expected to play tomorrow.

Shane Fisher will be in charge of the boys this year as head coach.

The game will be held at Princess Park in Maryborough tomorrow afternoon.

Navarre will also have two senior netballers playing in the interleague team with Jess Parry and Jess Williamson expected to play.

Parry will start in goals while Williamson, if fit, will run through the mid court.

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