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Andrea Thorson takes championship

ANDREA Thorson has reclaimed the Meeniyan Golf Club ladies championship for 2018. Having won the championship before, Andrea regained the title after Dot Christie took out the championship in 2017. Going into the final round Thorson was three shots ahead of Christie and it was anyone’s title. With a good front nine Thorson extended her […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

LDNA shoots for new courts

AN $800,000 redevelopment of Leongatha’s popular netball complex is proposed to bring the facility into the modern age. Leongatha and District Netball Association (LDNA) officials have revealed plans for seven new courts at the Leongatha Recreation Reserve. The existing eight courts need re-surfacing and do not comply with safety standards. Netball Victoria requires bigger courts […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Interleague domination for Gippsland’s leagues

THE Gippsland football community is celebrating a wildly successful weekend of representative football at the Worksafe AFL Victoria Community Championships. The region’s three participating leagues recorded a clean sweep of seven wins from as many games. The TRFM Gippsland League’s senior team recorded its first win since 2015 with a comprehensive 62 point win over […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Mirboo North’s emphatic victory

MIRBOO North celebrated star 2017 premiership defender, Jacob Blair’s 100th senior game with a crucial, no nonsense 64 point victory over Hill End at Tigerland on Saturday. The final scores were Mirboo North 13 – 19 – 97 d Hill End 5 – 3 – 33 It was the mighty Tigers third consecutive win, after […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stony Creek throttles MDU

STONY Creek took home a whopping 151 point win against MDU on Saturday at the racecourse. The end of the day’s play saw the score 158 to seven. From the first bounce, Stony completely dominated the match. Kael Bergles was the star of the match, kicking an impressive 10 goals, while Jackson Nolan played his […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Trap shooter claims championship

FORMERLY from Leongatha, Mount Eliza trap shooter Andrew Fiek was crowned the Commonwealth Champion at the Commonwealth Trap Carnival held in Tasmania recently. Held from May 11 to 13, Fiek won the handicap event, shooting 50/50, the point score event, shooting 150/150 and became the overall Commonwealth Champion with a score of 455/475, 12 points […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Junior shooters impress

GIPPSLAND’S best young shooters descended on Korumburra Gun Club on Sunday. Gippsland Sports Academy is offering its junior program for the second year, and the top 10 best shooters in trap and skeet were out at Korumburra Gun Club over the weekend. Local shooters involved in the program include Jasmyn Kent from Wonthaggi, Dylan Cunningham […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Taylah strives for success in VNL season

AFTER claiming silver in the National Netball Championships, former Leongatha netballer Taylah Brown is now looking forward to the Victorian Netball League. Taylah was selected for the U17 state team late last year and has been training hard for the championship since. After five days of intense competition, the Victorian side came in against South […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Giants give Sea Eagles a scare

THE Giants took on the Inverloch-Kongwak at Korumburra on a good day for footy. The first quarter was all IK, as its field play completely overpowered the Giants. Four early goals put IK on the front foot, and the team ended up with a five goal haul at the end of the quarter. Throughout the […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Students head to bowls state finals

WONTHAGGI Secondary College students Tequila Byrnes-Davies, Mia Wiesser and Mikaela Notley will be competing in the Bowls Victoria Secondary Schools state final on Wednesday, May 2. The competition is held at the Darebin Bowls Club. The team stemmed from a program which was run at the Wonthaggi Bowls Club in term one of this year, […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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