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Students take on athletics challenge

ST Josephs Primary School, Wonthaggi, held its annual House Athletics Carnival on Thursday, March 28. A total 165 students participated in seven track and field events in glorious sunshine at the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve. The school was lucky enough to have Mary MacKillop Year 9 students help run the events and it was a resoundingly […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots make striking start

LEONGATHA Parrots Seniors proved the stronger team in their first game back this season against Maffra, finishing with a score of 71 to 59. The first quarter started well for Leongatha at their home ground on Saturday. The Parrots had the favour of the breeze which they utilised well to land a couple of goals. […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Imperials congratulate young cricketers

THE Imperials Cricket Club recently held its junior presentation night with a great crowd in attendance to finish off a great season. Award winners on the night were: U12 Most Improved: Sam Holt. U12 Coaches Award: Josh Gale. U14 Batting Award: Zac Bright. U14 Bowling Award: Maya Williams. U14 Cricketer of the Year: Aydan Williams. […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Record season for Venus Bay SLSC

WITH record numbers, impressive accolades and exciting plans for the future, there is no doubt 2018/19 was a successful season for the Venus Bay Surf Life Saving Club. The club’s membership rocketed from 580 to 633 and 211 Nippers took part in the junior program, up from 187 last season. “We had a fabulous season […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrot juniors off and flying

LEONGATHA Junior Football Club enjoyed a fun night at its first training session for the season last Thursday night at the Leongatha Velodrome. The juniors, who will be entering five teams in the Central Gippsland Junior Football League, enjoyed various training drills like the speccy bag, target kicking into a barrel, goal kicking and other […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Athletics fun in Inverloch

INVERLOCH Kongwak Primary School students competed in their house athletics carnival on Thursday, March 28. The carnival took place at the Inverloch Recreation Reserve. The students got into the spirit of the day by donning their house colours and cheering on their teammates. A total 265 students from Grade 3 to 6 were involved in […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Successful launch for Gippy Girls Can

MORE women were encouraged to get involved with physical activity over the weekend. A partnership between South Gippsland Shire Council, VicHealth, YMCA and GippSport launched its 10 session program under the This Girl Can campaign on Saturday. Rebranded to Gippy Girls Can locally, the program gives women a chance to give a range of sports […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Town’s Lloyd the destroyer

JAMES Lloyd has bowled his side Leongatha Town into the top division after taking a magnificent 8/19 in the grand final of A2 cricket on the weekend. Lloyd carved through the top six of the Imperials batting line-up including taking the wicket of last week’s century-maker Tim Sauvarin for one, Damon Ginnane for a duck […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parkrun heading to Mirboo North

THANKS to the support of the Mirboo North and District Community Foundation and the Mirboo North and District Community Bank, the community has received the funding to be able to launch a parkrun in Mirboo North. The official launch day will be on Saturday, April 27, at 7:45am at the entry to the Rail Trail, behind the hardware store.  Across the […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Leongatha named region champion

FOLLOWING on from its South Gippsland Bowls Division 1 victory on March 5, the Leongatha Bowls Club became the Strzelecki Bowls Region Division 1 champions last Tuesday, March 19. The team of 12 ladies competed against Drouin – the winners of the West Gippsland Division 1 competition. The final was played at Tarwin Lower Bowls […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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