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Knights stay strong against Lang Lang

LEONGATHA Knights Reserves took on Lang Lang United in a replay of last year’s Reserves grand final. Knights and United last played out a four all draw. The Knights had regular Reserves keeper Shem Murphy in goal and he was tested early when a clearance ricocheted off a Lang Lang player and looked like going […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Gymnasts shine, both young and old

TERM 3 has been a successful one for Leongatha Gymnastics Club’s competitive gymnasts. Head coach Miranda has competed at two Masters events on the July 8 and August 27. Masters gymnastics is open to anyone over the age of 18. Miranda did an amazing job finishing first on all events and first overall at the […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Swimmers amaze at championships

A DEDICATED team of 18 swimmers from South Gippsland Bass Swimming Club joined the best swimmers from all over country Victoria in Wangaratta for the 2017 Victorian Country Short Course Championships recently. An all round effort across the two days of racing culminated in a sixth place overall finish. This is the club’s best result […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Thrilling grand final results on the courts

A Grade WITH Korumburra Bena undefeated all season, accounting for the Dalyston in both home and away game and Dalyston losing the first week of finals, the Giants came in as heavy favourites. However, Dalyston thrive on the underdog status and love nothing more than taking on Korumburra Bena in big finals. The crowd must […]

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IK bring home the cup

THE Sea Eagles ran away with a premiership win, thumping new rivals Cora Lynn in the all important grand final clash. From Clint McCaughan’s first goal six minutes into the opening quarter, IK had full control of the game. With the wind advantage in the first quarter, IK kicked four goals through Tom Bartholomew, Tom […]

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Vernon leads Parrots into third grand final battle

WITH the grand final showdown less than a week away, Leongatha Parrots Seniors coach Beau Vernon is hoping third time is a lucky charm for this team. Since Vernon took on the coach’s role in 2015, the Parrots have featured in the grand final dance. However, they are yet to take home the silverware. Vernon […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Baia shines at nationals

BAIA Pugh represented Wonthaggi’s St Joseph’s Primary School at the National Cross Country Championships recently. Held in Rokeby, Hobart, the top six cross country runners in the state finals went to nationals. Baia was fourth in the state in the U10s. After coming first at her school, Baia excelled in all other stages to earn […]

September 12th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Demon’s take home all

MDU went all the way on Saturday during the Alberton league grand final; all four teams won a premiership. The stakes were high but the MDU A Grade girls took the game to a whole new level with a thumping 50-34 victory over the Foster Tigers in the grand final. For the first time on […]

September 12th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fish Creek goes back to back

FISH Creek survived a third quarter Toora onslaught to take out the senior premiership for the second year running in the Alberton Football Netball League grand final on Saturday at Meeniyan. Fish Creek ran out the winner 17.10.112 to Toora’s 10.9.69 A big crowd turned out for the grand final with Meeniyan’s streets packed with […]

September 12th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fishy’s young guns

FISH Creek Thirds footballers won the premiership on Saturday, after beating rivals Stony Creek by 14 points in slippery conditions. In a low scoring game, both teams worked hard to get the ball within scoring distance, often fighting against the wind. The first quarter was close in terms of score, with Fishy taking the lead […]

September 12th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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