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Football, netball season start delayed until at least May 2

THE start of the football and netball season in Gippsland has delayed until at least May 2, due to concerns about the spreading of coronavirus. AFL Gippsland made this announcement: The AFL has released a statement to all AFL and AFL State associations managed or operated leagues and NAB AFL Auskick Centres programs and have […]

March 18th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Ex-AFL players to play for Inverloch-Kongwak Football Club

AFTER retiring from the AFL just last year and joining the St Kilda coaching staff, football legend and Leongatha icon Jarryd Roughead will return to South Gippsland and play the first three 2020 season games for Inverloch-Kongwak. The star player will have the opportunity to play with mates at the club, and will also play […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Cranbourne Cup – where the city meets the country

THE 46th running of greyhound racing’s annual Cranbourne Cup will take place on Saturday night, February 8, with entertainment for people of all ages.The Cranbourne Cup is the premier event held by the Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Club each year, and many champion greyhounds have won the race including last year’s winner Orson Allen, who went […]

February 4th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

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 »

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