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Sophie follows racing dreams

FORMER Leongatha local Sophie Herrald-Logan is making waves in the racing world. Most recently, Sophie was proud to win the Port Lincoln Cup in South Australia on March 1. “It was one of the biggest thrills of my career. It was quite a significant race and I was thrilled to win it for the trainers […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Daly Youth Girls are back

DALYSTON Football Netball Club will reintroduce its Youth Girls team this season. For the first time, Dalyston will compete for the flag in the Southern Gippsland Junior Football Competition. Coach Rohan McRae said the newly formed squad had greatly improved over its five weeks of training so far and all were enjoying the experience. “They […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Glenn tackles Ironman challenge

WHILE it proved to be a gruelling course both mentally and physically, Glenn Smith was all smiles as he crossed the finish line for the Ironman 70.3 challenge in Geelong on February 17. The event was his first ever attempt at the race and was part of a larger journey for the Leongatha local who, […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stunning end to race season

WOOLAMAI Racing Club held its final meet for the season on Sunday, March 17. Club secretary Bev Carmichael said the club was thrilled with the turnout and the quality of the races. “Each race was extremely competitive. We had a good crowd and the weather was perfect for racing. It was a terrific end to […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Black Dog ride hits Leongatha

RAISING awareness of depression and suicide prevention is the aim of the organisation Black Dog Ride. The motorcycle ride is named in memory of Anna Michael, a vibrant woman with a bright smile, a wife and a mother of two. Her sudden and tragic suicide following a silent struggle with depression was the catalyst for […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Korumburra claim U16s flag

KORUMBURRA won the Leongatha and District Cricket Association U16 grand final at Leongatha Recreation Reserve against Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak (OMK) on Sunday. The two sides were evenly balanced with good batsmen and bowlers. An intriguing match was on the cards, with the game depending on a couple of good performances from the top guns of […]

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Broadbent backs OMK

THE Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak Cricket Club will extend its clubrooms to include women’s change rooms thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Federal Government. McMillan MP Russell Broadbent visited the club on Thursday and said that, as well as the women’s change room, the grant will also provide new office space and an additional storage […]

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

McFarlane involved in pile-up

THE Bendigo Maddison cycling event on Sunday of the Long Weekend was marred by a nasty crash. Cycling Victoria will investigate the crash which resulted in one spectator and four riders being taken to hospital. The incident occurred on the 62nd lap of the race, with one rider spilling over the fence and crashing into a spectator. The […]

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Campdraft takes over Dumbalk

WHAT a great weekend it was for the Tarwin Valley Campdraft at Dumbalk Recreation Reserve over the Labour Day long weekend.  Starting early on Friday afternoon to get through the amount of runs, competitors came from near and far (Euroa, Moama, Gelantipy etc), good cattle and very kind weather made for excellent drafting.  Vice-president of […]

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Broadbent delivers on Leongatha netball courts redevelopment

THE Leongatha and District Netball Association will benefit with improved netball courts with a $50,000 grant from the Commonwealth Government to help complete the project. McMillan MP Russell Broadbent met with the club recently and welcomed the additional funding saying the grant will go towards the association’s planned upgrading and redevelopment of the netball courts […]

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