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Saputo back Leongatha netball courts

LEONGATHA Football Netball Club was thrilled to receive $10,000 from Saputo to go towards its two outdoor netball courts. Club members, Saputo Dairy Australia staff and the local dairy farming community gathered at the club on Friday to celebrate the completion of the building phase. “It was such a great gesture from Saputo to help […]

November 27th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Crowds trot in for Woolamai picnic races

SOME 2000 racing fans attended Saturday’s Woolamai Picnic Races and enjoyed a relaxed day of fun and racing. The self-described laid back, family event attracts strong crowds locally and from afar. A 21st birthday celebration also brought in 100 people for the day. Race club secretary Bev Carmichael was pleased with the day’s proceedings and […]

November 27th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Bowls club searches for new home options

WONTHAGGI Bowls Club is seeking a new home. With some 130 members and big tournaments played at the current site on Billson Street, the club needs room to grow. Its biggest issue is the parking situation. Sharing the parking with local businesses, members are often forced to park in two hour zones or lug their […]

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

Sheep-dogging trials return

The dogs were out with herders on-field for the annual sheep dog trials at the Korumburra Show Grounds, November 12-14. The handlers competed in five categories of increasing and varied difficulty, starting from farmers progressing in difficulty to encourage, novice, improver and open levels. Judge Barry McKenzie explained the scoring process and provided observations. “Handlers, […]

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

I-K wins cricket title

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK Primary School won the regional cricket championship at the Traralgon West sporting complex recently. Inverloch/Kongwak’s girls team competed in three games throughout the day and won all three. They played St Mary’s Newborough, winning 203–96; Newhaven College, winning 203–93; and Maffra, winning 147–80. They then played Woodside Primary School in the final. I-K batted […]

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

Stony Creek season set to kick off with a cocktail

Leading Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent will join members and friends of the Stony Creek Racing Club for the launch of the 2018/19 season racing season at Stony Creek this Friday, November 23. Club president Michael Darmanin said the night was always a terrific launch for the coming season, and this year, a great opportunity for […]

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

Girls’ social footy underway

GIRLS’ social footy kick started at Wonthaggi’s Butch West Oval last Wednesday. Thirty four girls and women – aged between 13 through to 40s plus – took part, allowing two games to be played. As well as representatives from the Bass Coast Breakers, participants also came from the Nyora Women’s Football Team, Dalyston Netball Club […]

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

Horses on course for Burra classic

IT was a sea of horse floats in Korumburra on the weekend for the Agricultural and Pastoral Society’s prestigious Kiernan Plant Hire Korumburra Show Jumping Classic. With more than 250 rounds of competition there were classes catering from the more professional to the amateur rider at the Korumburra Showgrounds over the weekend. Korumburra society member […]

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

Skaters on film

LOCAL skaters showcased their talent in front of a camera at the Inverloch skate park on Saturday. The YMCA hosted a clip comp. Skaters had three hours to achieve the best clips with plenty of prizes up for grabs. Participants could skate, BMX or scoot. YMCA event coordinate Darren Marks said around 30 people took […]

November 15th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Volunteers thanked for magnificent reserve

LEONGATHA’S proud sporting history starts with its exemplary sports hub. The Leongatha Recreation Reserve has been well maintained by its committee of volunteers for many years and services an abundance of sport and community groups. These clubs include the tennis, croquet, football, cricket, table tennis, golf, small bore, little athletics, umpires association, netball, basketball, swimming, […]

November 15th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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