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Nics McKenzie wins ladies bowls championship

THE Inverloch Bowling Club hosted the Champion of Champions Ladies knock-out Singles Championship for the South Gippsland Bowls Division on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 7 and 8. All of the division’s club champions were eligible to compete for the right to represent South Gippsland in the quest to further represent the Strzelecki Region against West […]

January 14th, 2020 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Boxer takes on the world

AFTER a fantastic 2019, Corner Inlet Boxing Club’s Jarvis Bindloss is working toward an even bigger 2020. He has set himself a goal to compete in the world championships this year. Jarvis, along with fellow club fighter Lachlan Lewis, travelled around the world to take on the best his age in 2019. To say the […]

January 7th, 2020 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stony Creek hot-to-trot in first meet

THE heat wasn’t the only blistering aspect of Stony Creek on Saturday, with nine brilliant races setting the track alight at the Stony Creek Racing Club’s first race meet of the season. A crowd of 1,668 racegoers flocked to the course for the ‘Family Day’ meet, enjoying the food, live music and entertainment and races […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Carbis is coach of the year

AFTER leading an injury-ridden side through a tough season and missing out on a third straight premiership by eight points, Leongatha Parrots coach Paul Carbis has been awarded the Gippsland League Coach of The Year award. It’s the first time the decorated coach, who has won two flags with the Parrots, has taken out the […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Dumbalk’s NYE draft delights

SEEING out the year in style, the Dumbalk Country Campdraft Club kicked off its ‘NYE Draft’ on Saturday, with the last of the competition set to end today. Drafters have travelled from around Gippsland, Victoria and other states around the nation to test their skill against each other in a celebration of the end of […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Campdraft to ride into Dumbalk

DUMBALK Country Campdraft secretary Richelle Hengstberger said the second staging of the annual event would be something special. “We’ve had huge support from the local community, not to mention heaps of brilliant cattle donors and sponsors too,” she said. The event, which will attract competitors and spectators from across the country, is the biggest on […]

December 20th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Sandy Point surfer set for stardom

Daniel Renfrey   SANDY Point has a new young gun surfer in town, 13-year-old Eva Bassed, who just finished competing in the national junior surfing championships at Margaret River, WA, finishing fourth in the final. In her first national titles, the brilliant board-rider wowed crowds through multiple heats to win her way into the ultimate […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Sam’s a Sun – a dream is realised

Daniel Renfrey   BRIGHT days are ahead for Fish Creek’s Sam Flanders, after he was picked 11th overall by the Gold Coast Suns in last week’s AFL draft. With his dream becoming a reality, the newest prodigy out of South Gippsland was thrilled when his name was called and officially printed on an AFL list. […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

Kookaburras see green light

SUNDAY’S bus trip for the Kookaburra over-60s team was to the leafy suburb of Canterbury for a game on their turf wicket. Losing the toss, the opposition was very happy to send us in on a track that was well-grassed and looked as though it could be hard work to bat on. Initial thoughts were […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Bike riders hold brilliant breakup

Daniel Renfrey   THE Leongatha Motorcycle Club celebrated its year last weekend with a Christmas breakup held at the Mackie farm. Dozens of members took to the farm to ride, enjoy a sausage sizzle and each other’s company. “It’s just a feel-good time for us at the end of each year,” club president Darrell Van […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

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