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Stony takes the flag

THE Reserves grand final was won in the second half on Saturday, with neither team able to take control of the game early. With a lead of 16 points at the first quarter break, Stony Creek looked to have the game in control; however a strong second quarter from Tarwin got it to within one […]

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

Tigers claim premiership in thriller

MIRBOO North courageously captured its fifth Mid Gippsland premiership since 2006 when it defeated Yinnar by two points in a grand final cliffhanger at Morwell Recreation Reserve on Saturday. From start to finish, the ferocity of this low scoring, bone-crunching encounter – where nothing more than 14 points separated the teams – was ceaseless. Had […]

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

Toora lands spot in grand final

THE preliminary final was tight, but at the end of the day it was Toora that was too big and strong for the Allies. Toora’s Seniors were gunning for the spot in grand final, having not made a grand final appearance since 1989. The Magpies swooped in and were off to a flying start, kicking […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

LDNA netball grand finals

THE Leongatha and District Netball Association held it’s grand finals on Saturday with three different clubs taking out the titles across four levels. RESULTS: 13 & Under: Mirboo North Purple 30 d Mirboo North Gold 18. 15 & Under: Meeniyan & District 24 d Town Black 13. 17 & Under / C Grade: Mirboo North […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tigers strive for finals glory

MIRBOO North gleefully sprang into spring and celebrated playing coach Clancy Bennett’s 150th senior game for the club with a superb 30 point preliminary final victory over Yallourn Yallourn North on Saturday. Dejected YYN fans witnessed the Bombers nosedive out of a third successive finals series that followed heartbreaking grand final losses to Yinnar in […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Alberton celebrate top season

ALBERTON’S footballers and netballers enjoyed a night off from the game with their vote count and presentation night on Saturday at Tarwin’s home ground. Best and fairest awards were presented to the top players in the league, and the 2017 teams of the year were announced. Special congratulations went to Toora Football Netball Club for […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots and Tigers enjoy finals glory

IT was a big day for local footy after two Leongatha teams and a Mirboo North team took out the Central Gippsland Junior Football League premierships at Moe on Sunday. U10s kicked off the day and – in a match that went right down to the wire – Leongatha Green ran out as the winners […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Knights battle hard in final match

Seniors LEONGATHA Knights hosted Wonthaggi United in a match that potentially only had any bearing for the Wonthaggi side. With no Reserves game, Leongatha was able to field a full and fit squad. Knights started with Charlie Dougherty in goal and he knew that the Wonthaggi side would be hard to keep out as they […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fish Creek bounds into grand final

FINALS football is a whole new game in which ladder positions and the number of wins for the season are no longer factors when you step out onto the ground. Fish Creek found out very quickly on Saturday that the Allies are a real threat, as the Allies took it right up to the minor […]

August 30th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Leongatha finish on top

THE Parrots have been guaranteed the week off after defeating Maffra and finishing atop the Gippsland league ladder following the last round on Saturday. Leongatha players did all that was asked of them and that was win to ensure a slightly easier run through to the second semi-final. The main negative to come out of […]

August 30th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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