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Tigers thump Boolarra

MIRBOO North retained the George Lewis Memorial Shield on Saturday when it delivered its second 2018 three-figure thumping to Boolarra  –  this time by 124 points at Boolarra Recreation Reserve. Mirboo North’s onballers and midfielders continually offered its forwards a plethora of scoring options and a watertight defence restricted Boolarra to one behind late in […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Young footy stars awarded

INVERLOCH’S future AFL stars were congratulated at the Auskick presentation on Friday night. The event was held at the Inverloch Community Hub. It was an excellent season, with the program certainly growing this year. Coordinator Steve “Big K” Stainsby said the program was an absolute success, with a greater focus on the Inverloch-Kongwak club being […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Two bronze medals at Victorian Country Volleyball Championships

TWO bronze medals were won by South Gippsland volleyballers at the Victorian Country Volleyball Championship held in Werribee on the Queen’s Birthday weekend. It was a great outcome for South Gippsland Volleyball which was represented by one men’s and three women’s teams. In the women’s Division 1, South Gippsland played off against Horsham in the […]

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fusion takes home U17 premiership

SOUTHERN Fusion Netball Club celebrated its first Division 1 premiership after winning the U17 Premier Section 1 grand final against Bayside at Waverly Netball Centre last Wednesday. The game was close, with Southern Fusion trailing for most of the 60 minutes (by eight goals at one stage), hitting the lead with only 90 seconds to […]

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tournament forges friendships

IN the past eight weeks a tournament on the basketball court of Leongatha Secondary College has forged some unexpected friendships set to continue beyond the sport. Coordinated by the year 12 Vocational Education Training sports and recreation students the Junior United Mentor Program is designed to encourage children with special needs to develop a passion […]

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tigers retain its position

MORWELL East’s annual pilgrimage to Tigerland began in hope, but ended disappointingly when the Hawks lost to Mirboo North by 51 points. A Morwell East win would have seen it replace Mirboo North in fifth position on the Mid Gippsland ladder. Now, after losing six of their past seven matches, the Hawks are six points […]

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots put in solid performance

LEONGATHA overpowered Morwell with a 123 point win in Saturday’s clash. The Parrots went in looking to put in a solid performance, and succeed on all fronts. Conditions were greasy at the Morwell Recreation Reserve, but the rain had cleared. Leongatha was quick to adjust to the icy conditions. Starting well, the Parrots kicked four […]

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Save Alberton league

FANS of the Alberton Football Netball League are being urged to band together to save it from disbanding. In 2016, the league was left to struggle after five of its clubs moved into the newly formed West Gippsland Football Netball Competition. After DWWWW went into recess at the start of the 2018, the league turned […]

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Knights take on new soccer side

Seniors THE Leongatha Knights hosted the new Warragul United team on Sunday. In goal for the Warragul team was former Knights’ player Shem Murphy. The Leongatha team was without Ethan Bath, Blake Moscript and Braydan Moscript, but had Brian Gannon and Sean Villasevil stepping up from the Reserves. The game started with both teams losing […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Cross country a tough challenge

THIRTY Wonthaggi Secondary College students competed at the Gippsland cross country championship in tough conditions at Lardner Park on June 14. Everyone put in a huge effort and represented the school well. Toby Challinor placed second in the 12-13 males’ event and Ella Hughes finished third in the open age women’s event; a massive congratulations […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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