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Footy finals ready to kick off

THE finals are here, and local footy teams are starting to think about bringing home the premiership flag. Alberton Football Netball League will kick off the finals series with first semi final this Saturday, August 18. Whilst the league has had to battle along with fewer teams this season, the competition has been fierce at […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

A trio of silver

KORUMBURRA swimmer Cooper Quaife won three silver medals at a national swimming carnival in Tasmania recently. The 12 year old set three personal best times to earn silver in the 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly and 50m butterfly in the 12 year old boys division at the School Sports Australia Swimming Championships in Hobart. “I was […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Hay feeding – is it enough?

HAY alone may not always be the best feed for livestock when there is a heavy reliance on supplementary feed. Whether it is sufficient in meeting the requirements of animals depends on the levels of energy, protein and fibre in the hay. Agriculture Victoria Livestock Extension Officer Fiona Baker said the protein requirements of livestock […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Prices increase for trade cattle

There were approximately 1000 export and 350 young cattle penned, representing an increase of 28 head week on week. A new order joined the regular buying group but not all were operating fully in a dearer market. Quality improved in the trade run, while the bullocks were fairly mixed and there were fewer cows on […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Leongatha tournament a success

LEONGATHA and District Netball Association held its annual netball tournament on Sunday, July 22. Forty three teams from across Gippsland and the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne enjoyed the sunny skies and the challenges of a long day of netball. Twelve teams in the U15 section were divided into two pools. Open and reserve sections […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Top three spot in the bag

LEONGATHA has guaranteed a top three spot and the double chance after a comfortable win over Moe on Saturday. The Parrots sit second and just percentage behind Maffra but will have to rely on the Eagles stumbling in one of the last four rounds and probably win all four in order to get top spot […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Demons run over the Giants

KORUMBURRA-Bena faced a massive task when it played third placed Koo Wee Rup at home on Saturday. The Giants were still depleted by injury and several young Thirds players had to step up to fill the gaps left. The Giants won the toss and kicked to the town end, favoured by a slight breeze. It […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Kangaroos crush the Demons

FISH Creek was at home to MDU on Saturday, and after plenty of rain in the days leading up the ground was heavy and the conditions not ideal for either players or supporters. The Combine have struggled over the last couple of years at the Senior level but with Stevie Wright coming onboard as the […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tigers thump Boolarra

MIRBOO North retained the George Lewis Memorial Shield on Saturday when it delivered its second 2018 three-figure thumping to Boolarra  –  this time by 124 points at Boolarra Recreation Reserve. Mirboo North’s onballers and midfielders continually offered its forwards a plethora of scoring options and a watertight defence restricted Boolarra to one behind late in […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Young footy stars awarded

INVERLOCH’S future AFL stars were congratulated at the Auskick presentation on Friday night. The event was held at the Inverloch Community Hub. It was an excellent season, with the program certainly growing this year. Coordinator Steve “Big K” Stainsby said the program was an absolute success, with a greater focus on the Inverloch-Kongwak club being […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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