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Martial arts team excel

SOUTH Gippsland Freestyle Karate students came away with 19 medallions following the International Sports Karate Association Gippsland Classic in Traralgon on April 30. Nine students from the Leongatha and Korumburra club attended the event, which was the first tournament the club had competed in since opening last year. “It was a defining and proud moment […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Cyclists take on Industrial Estate

CLUB racing was held on Sunday as the club raced a criterium circuit at the Leongatha Industrial Estate for the first time in probably 30 years. Unfortunately Sunday morning saw several showers pass through at assembly time discouraging some starters. In addition, the club had several members competing at Warrnambool over the weekend. However, those […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stars’ spirit impresses

U12s IN a game that was expected to be extremely wet and windy, the weather gods served us well for a spirited match between Inverloch Stars and Prom Coast. It was an extremely even first half and with the Stars’ Rex Parini weaving his magic around the ground and Hugo Norton holding strong as the […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Wonthaggi netballers reminisce on 80 years

EIGHTY years of netball was celebrated in Wonthaggi on Saturday. Former players, committee members and life members returned to the courts to celebrate Wonthaggi and District Netball Association’s long history. Photos and memorabilia decorated the hall, bringing back fantastic memories for all who attended. The association was founded by Emily Seymour in May, 1937. Netballers […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Toora win in a thriller

THE game between the Allies and Toora has become the latest ‘local derby’ with bragging rights to the trophy. Both clubs have recruited well and Kael Bergles was the main attraction, having kicked 35 goals in the four games this season. The game began at a rapid pace with the home side first to score […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Power lifts intensity

WONTHAGGI’S season is firmly back on track after recording a hard working 42 point victory over Bairnsdale. The win makes it two on the trot for Wonthaggi. It next faces a big challenge after the interleague break, when it journeys to Maffra to take on the Eagles which suffered an upset loss at the hands […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

NETBALL JOY

LEONGATHA Football Netball Club will have the ability to host Gippsland league football and netball finals in the future with the announcement of funding for a two court outdoor netball facility worth $300,000. Training night was of extra importance last Thursday night when more than 100 footballers and netballers heard the announcement from South Gippsland […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots win scrappy game

THE game didn’t reach any great heights but Leongatha still recorded a convincing win over Moe on Saturday at Parrot Park. Aaron Hillberg made his welcome return to the senior line-up after some holidays and he showed he is right back into top gear. He booted three goals from his time in the forward line, […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Women’s football to start in Bass Coast

HISTORY will be made in Bass Coast on Sunday when the Bass Coast Breakers Women’s AFL team plays the first official women’s match in the district. Come along and support your local team as it kicks off its inaugural season against Gippsland Maroons at 1pm on Sunday, May 7, at Dalyston Recreation Reserve. Made up […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Max receives surfing honours

SURFING Victoria is proud to award the 18th life membership to Max Wells OAM. Max has been involved in all aspects of the sport of surfing, from management of the Victorian and Australian Surfing Teams, judging at Surfing Victoria events and event director of the Rip Curl Pro for 13 years. Employed at Surfing Victoria […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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