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Inverloch wins cup

A Grade Division 1 premiers: Inverloch, back from left, Clay Tait, Jason Smith, Darien Mathews, Ryan Thomas, James Jesson, Wal Taberner; front, Ben Thomas, Will Rankin, Kit Rotthier, Dylan Clark, Brett Debono and Lew Rankin.                                                            Photo by www.mdphotos.net

THE cricketing community in Inverloch is ‘over the moon’ after its first A Grade premiership in 15 years. The Inverloch Stingrays proved too strong for Nerrena when it counted most. After sitting on top of the ladder for the entire season, the Red Caps fell at the last post to a determined Stingray’s outfit. Nerrena […]

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

Ex-AFL star headlines Easter blockbuster

Star attraction: former Carlton player Brock McLean will don the blue and white again, albeit the blue and white of Tarwin Sharks. Photo: Carlton Football Club.

FORMER AFL player Brock McLean will play for Tarwin Lower Football Club in the first game of the season on Easter Saturday (April 4). The one time Carlton and Melbourne star will inspire the youthful ranks of the Sharks when they host Meeniyan-Dumbalk United for a derby of the Tarwin Valley. The Seniors game starts […]

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Sharks win swimming shield

Sharks success: Leongatha Sharks swimming captains Georgia Deenen and Brock Watchorn with the winning South Gippsland Swimming Association aggregate shield.

LEONGATHA Sharks have taken out the winning aggregate shield in the South Gippsland Swimming Association’s series of carnivals. The final event was held at Toora on Sunday in glorious weather, a fitting end to the club competition with just “Champion’s Day” remaining to conclude the season. Leongatha won the aggregate easily with 5725 points for […]

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Patterson rules the roost in Sydney

World class: Eleanor Patterson clears 1.96m to equal her personal best height. If she claims the Open title in Brisbane this week she will automatically qualify for the World Championships in Beijing in August.

IN her last competition as a junior athlete Eleanor Patterson claimed the Australian High Jump title with an equal personal best performance, another World Championships qualifier, an equal Australian Junior U/20 record and a new meet record representing Victoria. The Australian Junior Championships were held in Sydney from March 11 to 15. Eleanor held the […]

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Horse trials success for Bennison

Winner: Level One winner Cynthia Cameron on B.R. Strongbow at the Bennison Adult Riding Club horse trials on the weekend.

THE Official HRCAV Horse Trails event, run for the first time by the Bennison Adult Riding Club on the weekend proved a huge success. Club secretary Lisa Catherwood said, “From those we spoke to a wonderful time was had.” “The venue excelled, and the weather behaved for us even after a chilly start to Saturday […]

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Gymnasts offer welcome mat – online

Flexible bunch: Leongatha Gymnastics Club head coach Miranda Wilson displays the new online video about the club, joined by GippSport’s Dan Poynton and club coach Karen Lawson.

THE Leongatha Gymnastics Club welcomes everyone and has taken to the internet to spread the word. The club last Tuesday (March 17) launched a video celebrating its success in involving people with disabilities from Yooralla and South Gippsland Specialist School in Leongatha. About 30 Yooralla clients and school students have been taking part in gymnastics […]

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A perfect day in every way

What a feeling: strapper Coral Feek and jockey Lucy Warwick pose with the winning horse, the beautiful Lucciola.

CALLS for the public to support the Stony Creek Racing Club in response to Country Racing Victoria’s proposal to cut the club’s number of race days from four to five and cease funding its training facility appear to have paid dividends with a bumper crowd attending the Danny O’Brien Stony Creek Cup on Sunday. Ecstatic […]

March 12th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

MDU – a club on the move

Exciting future: MDU Football Netball Club secretary Andy Horvath (left) and president Andrew Mackie are certain the addition of Bobbie Lee Bray (centre) to the club will help the club move forward.

MEENIYAN and Dumbalk United (MDU) Football Netball Club has appointed Bobbie Lee Bray to the club as a player development officer, mentor and trainer. A Korumburra local, Bobbie Lee comes to the club with many years experience at various levels of football, including 18 years as head trainer at Gippsland Power and six years as […]

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Tomorrow the world

Skill: Bryce Judd (centre) has plenty of natural talent but says to get anywhere in life one has to work hard.

BRYCE Judd and Mikey House are impressive boys. Impressive at many levels and one day they might impress the whole nation, if not the world. The Year 8 boys’ dream of playing for the Socceroos and that dream came one step closer when they were invited to join the Gippsland Soccer League’s Emerging Talent Program […]

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Wild start turns to yachties’ paradise

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Once again Anderson’s Inlet lived up to its name as being challenging for all levels of yachting skills. During the Labour Day weekend the South Gippsland Yacht Club [SGYC] ran the Inverloch and District Community Bank Series at the same time as the Derek Junior Encouragement Awards. The weekend started on Saturday, March 7 when […]

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