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Young swimmers aim for Country Championships

MORE than 100 swimming clubs competed in this year’s Victorian Age Championships at MSAC including a number of teams from other states, New Zealand, Japan and South Africa. The South Gippsland Bass Swimming Club had 16 swimmers compete across the six day competition. The swimmers were up amongst some of the fastest swimmers across Australia […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Nippers take next steps

INVERLOCH Surf Life Saving Club has successfully finished another training program that was held in conjunction with its Nipper Program. The Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) is for candidates over the age of 13 and is the next stepping stone for Nippers to take in their lifesaving program. “The 22 candidates have all come through the […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Summer tennis sizzles at Leongatha

BLUE skies and lots of sunshine provided the perfect conditions for 2017’s South Gippsland Summer Tennis Tournament over the last week. The 17th Annual Knights of Leongatha South Gippsland Tennis Classic Tournament held at the Leongatha Tennis Club was played out on Thursday and Friday. There were 86 individual entries, which was made up of […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Leongatha juniors win championship

LEONGATHA and District Cricket Association’s U/14 Junior Country Week team took out the championship last week. Associations from all over Gippsland journeyed to play in the Gippsland Cricket Championships conducted by the Leongatha and District Cricket Association. The six cricket Associations’ Under 15 and Under 14 teams played five games during the week against each […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Summer sailing at Inverloch

  SUMMER is a great time for sailing on Anderson Inlet but you never know from one day to the next what combination of weather and tide you will encounter. The Serious Surf Stuff Summer Series was no exception. With some beautiful sunny days and the water starting to warm, sailors experienced all the conditions […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Summer series heating up

THE first event of the Bass Coast Summer Series started on Sunday at Cape Paterson. The Dune 2 Dune triathlon was the first of two events being run this year after the unfortunate cancellation of the Anderson Inlet triathlon last year which usually kicks off the summer series. Winners for the day in the men’s […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Santa joins in the fun at little athletics

FOR the final competition day before Christmas, Santa was a special visitor. Not only did he say hello to the children, but he also joined in the action. Santa started the sprint races and also had a run himself. Once again we have been lucky this season with the weather and with week 11 completed; it […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

West Gippsland competition launched

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK and Cora Lynn and will contest the first ever Alex Scott and Staff West Gippsland Football Netball Competition fixture. Cora Lynn, the two-time reigning Ellinbank and District Football League premier, will host last year’s Alberton Football Netball League grand finalist in an historic battle between two heavyweights from opposite ends of the newly-formed competition. […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Cyclists battle it out in time trial

THE racing on Friday night was under the threat of rain after a change of weather late in the afternoon, but there were only a few drops that fell during the event on what was a mild evening. As usual a one lap time trial was the first event to gauge riders form for the […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

From Surfing for Girls to Aussie champ

SAGE Goldsbury, Phillip Island Australian Under 14 Girls Champion and Under 18 Girls Champion India Robinson, Jan Juc and both started their surfing journey via the Surfing for Girls program. The 2016 Surf Dive N Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles held on Phillip Island has highlighted the continued strength of the Victorian Junior Development pathway […]

December 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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