Ouyen United's historic grand final win

THE footy fairytale is complete.

Celebrations kick off after the Ouyen United Kangas secured their first SFNL flag, in their debut SFNL season, with a 29-point win over Mildura at City Oval on Saturday. Picture: Christopher Testa

Celebrations kick off after the Ouyen United Kangas secured their first SFNL flag, in their debut SFNL season, with a 29-point win over Mildura at City Oval on Saturday. Picture: Christopher Testa

When the siren sounded late on Saturday afternoon, it felt like the entire Mallee community shouted as one, with the Ouyen United ­Kangas claiming their maiden Senior SFNL flag – in their debut season.

The 29-point win over favourites Mildura capped off a brilliant year for a club born of an off-season merger between fierce rivals Ouyen United and Walpeup-Underbool.

Both clubs were part of the Mallee Football League until its demise at the end of 2015.

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