For community sportspeople like Castlemaine’s Aaron Shooter, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant a significant aspect of social life has been on hold.
But this week has seen a positive shift for the Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club president with the slight easing of restrictions to allow cautious outdoor gatherings of 10.
“It’s not going to be anything like full training yet but it will be a step closer towards it,” the club president told the Mail following this week’s announcements by premier Daniel Andrews.
“As an official club we’re linked to Football Victoria so we’ll need to wait for guidance from them to put on club activities,” adds the local club president while chatting from 1.5 metres distance in the autumn sunlight at Chewton Soldiers Memorial Park – home to his club.
“For our members, if they want to get out and have a kick around under their own steam, they’re welcome to. See the Mail for the full story. Out now.