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Outstanding results at campdraft

THE Meeniyan Football/Netball club ran its annual Campdraft on the weekend of February 2 and 3. With a lot of local riders away at the big Landmark Classic held in Tamworth, it gave the opportunity for a lot of people to attend from further afield. It was great to meet some of the interesting characters […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Beach Volleyball stars in Inverloch

TEAMS from Albury, Maffra, Gisborne, Dandenong, Melbourne’s East, Tarwin, Korumburra and Leongatha hit off against each other at the Inverloch Beach Volleyball Tournament, held Sunday, January 27. The magnificent Inverloch foreshore was a stunning setting for the 26th annual tournament, hosted by South Gippsland Volleyball Club. Thirteen teams entered in three divisions. Some participants played […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

McFarlane rides with the world’s best

LEONGATHA’S Tom McFarlane rode alongside some of the world’s best competing in last week’s Jayco Herald Sun Tour, a huge experience for the 20 year old. Competing with some of the World’s Tour teams and Tour De France riders will certainly be a boost to future competition for McFarlane. On day one last Wednesday, January […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Channel Challenge to honour Gordon

THE late Age journalist Michael Gordon will be honoured at this year’s San Remo Channel Challenge. A new trophy will be struck and awarded each year in Mr Gordon’s name. It will be presented to the winner of the senior open male category of the annual San Remo Channel Challenge – a swim/run event that […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Woolamai Cup off and racing

By Gavin Stubbs WITHOUT doubt in any sporting event and perhaps even more so in racing, it is the pivotal decisions at pivotal moments that can so often define the difference of victory or defeat. Split second decision making, the heartbeat moment of when to make your move or when to wait, when to use […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tradies on the trot

GLORIOUS weather graced the first ever Tradies’ day race meet at Stony Creek Racing Club on Friday with a turnout of 544 people. Sarah Wolf, CEO of Stony Creek Racing Club, said the idea behind the theme was to draw more people to the track. “Our community is South Gippsland. So by having a Tradies’ […]

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Ride into trivia fun

HAVE an entertaining evening while supporting an equestrian club at a trivia night at Wonthaggi this Saturday evening. The South Gippsland Adult Riding Club is holding a night of literally fun and games at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Saturday, February 9. The event will be hosted by Funky Bunch Trivia and will include questions, […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Federal funding needed for pool

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council CEO Tim Tamlin recently met Mary Baker, one of the Friends of the Mirboo North Pool, to chat about last Friday night’s movie night and the progress of the facility’s refurbishment. With the pool teeming with locals and visitors alike, it was the perfect time to see how important the pool […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Champ breathes new life into BMX track

A NEWCOMER to the region is leading the charge to restore one of Leongatha’s most under used facilities, the Leongatha BMX track. Having lived in Korumburra for only eight months, former state and national title competitor and BMX Victoria A pro, Nathan Evans, wants to get the Leongatha track upgraded to show the possibilities of […]

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Community to reflect on bushfires

TEN years ago, the Mirboo North, Darlimurla, Boolarra and Yinnar communities were left shaken by the Delburn bushfires. A week later, the Churchill fire on Black Saturday, renewed tensions within the Mirboo North community. While the Mirboo North CFA is not commemorating the anniversary, the Country Fire Authority is holding a service to mark the […]

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