WELCOME to The Standard and Ballarat Courier's live coverage of the the 2019 AFL Victoria Community Championships.
The Hampden League travels north to take on the Ballarat Football League at Mars Stadium.
The Bottle Greens have won their past two AFL Victoria Community Championships and Jonathan Brown's men are eager to secure another win under his reign has head coach.
In the past two season's Hampden has defeated South East and Ballarat football leagues to kick-start Brown's goal of reaching the number one ranking in the state.
Warrnambool's Sam Cowling will captain the side once again but this time he will have Koroit premiership-winning pair Brett Harrington and Dallas Mooney as his deputies.
In 2017 Ballarat defeated the Bottle Greens' last opponents before going down to Goulburn Valley FL last year.
Action kicks off at 1.30pm. Follow all the action through our live blog below.