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Korumburra hosts jumpers

Jumping joy: Samuel Robertson and his horse Copabella Volcanic from Narre Warren went around the course at Korumburra on Saturday, as part of the 2015 Holden Show Jumping Classic.

HUNDREDS of horses and riders travelled to Korumburra on the weekend, to compete in the annual 2015 Holden Show Jumping Classic. Held on Saturday and Sunday, nearly 20 classes were held from 75cm to 130cms.

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

MDU maintains superiority

Pull shot: Joel Sinclair hits out for MDU on his way to 43 runs. More photos at www.mdphotos.net

MDU remains a clear leader in A Grade Division Two with a record of five wins from six rounds. On the weekend in the two day fixture MDU 193 had a solid win over Koonwarra/LRSL 151. Thanks to knocks of 32 from Nick Eddy and 43 from Joel Sinclair and later 44 from veteran Craig […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Archie bats through to final

Batting on: from left, Archie Paxton, Max Duff and Mackenzie Gardner, happy with their results at the Melbourne Open Junior Table Tennis Championships on Sunday, November 15 at MSAC.

Congratulations to Max Duff, Mackenzie Gardner and Archie Paxton on a great display of sportsmanship and determination at the Melbourne Open Junior Table Tennis Championships, held at MSAC last week. More wins than ever before and Archie got through to the final of the Division 5 event. He was runner up and won a trophy […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Island surfer peaks to win cup

A happy grommet: Poppy Corbett beat a large field to take pride of place on the podium at Ocean Grove on Sunday.

POPPY Corbett of Phillip Island won the Under 14 Girls event at the inaugural SmoothStar Micro Groms Cup at Ocean Grove on Sunday. The two day event brought together more than 90 of the best Under 14 surfers from around the country with over $1000 worth of prizes across the weekend which included $250 cash […]

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Running ‘naked’ for international day

A super effort: Lily Whitehouse and Rikki Cole were among the runners on Saturday. Whitehouse managed to break the 55-59 Age Category Record with a time of 24:19.

SATURDAY’S weather looked threatening and our numbers reflected that. With no visitors this week the run was home grown and those who made it to parkrun were able to run in cooler but dry conditions with the sun even appearing at times. Briefing started with presentations of Junior 10 certificates to Jimmy and Joe Soumilas. […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Youth win from cycle challenge

On the way: cyclists leave Inverloch to take part in the Bass Coast Cycle Challenge.

TRANSFORMING Inverloch’s main street with a sea of orange and black cycling jerseys, the Bass Coast Cycle Challenge and Festival celebrated its fifth annual event on November 14. The festival impressed cyclists, festival goers, locals and local businesses with yet another amazing edition of this much loved charity event. But local children will benefit the […]

November 24th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrot’s perched in good shape

High flying: from left, vice president Rob van Rooy, treasurer Trever Walder, secretary Christine Fleming and president Mal Mackie following formal proceedings at the Leongatha Football Netball Club AGM.

THE Leongatha Football Netball Club held its AGM at the clubrooms on Wednesday night. Chairman Glenn Wright acknowledged what a great year it has been for the club even if it didn’t end in the dream premiership result. “It will hold the club in good stead for the future,” he said. Mr Wright recognised the […]

November 17th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Athletics growing in leaps and bounds

Hop, step and jump: Patrick Wilson flying high in triple jump.

WHAT a weekend for Leongatha Little Athletics with an amazing 151 member athletes and nine come-and-try children. In addition five more centre records were broken: Zachary Sherar (U7B) small turbo javelin 11.59m from William Lumby 11.20m back on February 16, 2006; Isabella Grimley (U10G) long turbo javelin 13.36m from Sara Riseley’s 12.15m throw November 7, 2009; Aliesha […]

November 17th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Dog trials another winner for Korumburra

Clean up crew: Ken Jelbart and his dog Val from Cape Liptrap and Keren Collins and her dog Sierra from Toora were at the Korumburra sheep dog trials held at the showgrounds last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

THE 2015 Korumburra Sheep Dog Trials last week were a great success. In the 50 years the event has been unable to proceed only once, in 2013. Club secretary Louise Reilly says this was due to a failure to get hold of any sheep and said, “In our area sheep aren’t easy to come by. […]

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New season speeds on track

Cycle works: from left, Oliver McLean and Thomas Fitzgerald following the Bass Coast Challenge in Inverloch on Saturday.

FRIDAY night was another great night of closely contested racing for the good field of riders and the start of a busy weekend for many of the club members. As well as Friday night many riders were in action early Saturday for the Bass Coast Challenge at Inverloch whilst others were competing in Melbourne. As […]

November 17th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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