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Visitors enjoy the Koonwarra parkrun

AN abundance of smiles and good spirit was in the air for Koonwarra’s parkrun on Saturday. Some of the local stalwarts might have been absent, but plenty of tourists, dogs and prams in attendance certainly made up the numbers. The volunteers, all eager to help out and be a part of the action, arrived early […]

April 4th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Rowe wins Cowes Classic

BRAVING the wild and windy weather on Sunday for the rescheduled Cowes Classic swim and run event it was Wonthaggi’s Mark Rowe first across the line and Kilcunda’s Kara Landells first for the Senior Women. The race was rescheduled from February  3 when the race was called off after the tragic death of well known […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Corbisiero chimes in with Woolamai double

JOCKEY Matt Corbisiero must be wishing there were more meetings to come at Woolamai, as the popular rider finished with a double on Saturday afternoon. It was the final meeting for the picnic racing season at the Woolamai and Corbisiero made the most of opportunity with wins on Cranbourne trained horses Show Bella and Barley […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Gippsland Power teams announced

LAST Wednesday, March 13 the Gippsland Power Under 18 boy’s and women’s teams were presented with their jumpers at the 2018 season launch. Six Leongatha players are featured in the final cut of the men’s team with Kyle Reid, Mitch Bentvelzen, Jack Hume, Boadie Motton, Mason McGannon and Zake Van Der Plight all making it […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Inverloch shocks Diggers in A1

INVERLOCH will play Wonthaggi Club in the grand final of A1 cricket this weekend at Scorpion Park, Leongatha after rain affected semi-finals caused some nail biting results. It was a herculean effort by Inverloch in its semi-final against the OMK with the heroes being Brett Debono and Dave Newman with the bat for Inverloch hitting […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Weather tests HPVs

THE 21st running of the Wonthaggi Human Powered Grand Prix took place last weekend at the Wonthaggi Recreation Centre. There were 75 entries from Victoria and South Australia. Local entries came from Wonthaggi Secondary College, Tooradin Primary School, Kooweerup Secondary College and Drouin Secondary College. Practice took place on Saturday between 9.15am and 10.30am and […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Irrigation system improves course

THE Leongatha Golf Club’s new irrigation system will save the club up to 40 hours of labour per week, use 40 percent less water and cost around $4000 per year less to run than its previous system. The $250,000 automated irrigation project was funded by the club, $50,000 from the South Gippsland Shire Council and […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Juniors ready to flap footy wings

THE Leongatha Junior Football Club will again have five teams take to the field this season after a successful sign on day last Wednesday afternoon. The club will have two Under 14 teams, two Under 12 teams and one Under 10 team. The season kicks off on April 22, which club president Mick Hanily said […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Course packed for Stony Creek Cup

STONY Creek Cup Day saw a successful day full of horse racing, entertainment and social fun at the Stony Creek Race Course on Sunday. Stony Creek Racing Club CEO Sarah Wolf said it was a fantastic day with roughly 2000 people through the gates. “The Fashion on the Field was a popular hit especially the […]

March 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Great weekend at campdraft

TARWIN Valley Campdraft Association saw a fantastic weekend full of drafting, community spirit and fun. The Auction for Aylah Hengstberger fundraiser raised more than $24,000. Black Stallion Darma made a service fee of $2900 and the six month old speckle park heifer made $4000. “We’d like to thank all of the generous people for donating […]

March 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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