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Wonthaggi courts back in action

THE Wonthaggi netball court redevelopment is complete and ready for the upcoming season. The seven court project is now a showcase sporting facility and will provide wonderful opportunities to all budding netballers across the shire. Captured as a key project within the sport and active recreation needs assessment study, the courts were funded through contributions […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Young Parrots pumped for new season

THE Leongatha Junior Football Club kicked off its first training session last Thursday. With the first match set for April 23, the young Parrots were keen to get out and work on their skills. The Parrots will once again field two U14 sides, two U12 sides and one U10 side. U14 Green will be coached […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Always a good time at LSC

LEONGATHA Secondary College’s Friday’s focus turned to running, jumping and throwing for their school athletics carnival on Friday. Students were pumped when its serious and not-so-serious athletes took part in field events or just cheered on their classmates. College sports coordinator Katherine Roberts was delighted with the students’ spirit in and out of competition. “An amazing […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Youngsters strive

KORUMBURRA Primary School had its annual athletics day last Tuesday. With plenty of action on the track and field there was a great atmosphere regardless of the average weather. House colours ruled and the smooth running of the day was a credit to the staff, parents and volunteers in particular as well as the Korumburra […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tennis grand final goes down to the wire

THE weather was ideal for the Allambee Mirboo and District Tennis grand final; fine and very little wind. The three sections were all down to the last sets. Section 1: Inverloch 5.59 defeated Phillip Island 4.57. What a great final; it was close all game. A low point was when Bronwyn Williams was unable to […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Inverloch Kongwak secures first footy win

A SEASON opening win for Inverloch Kongwak has started its entry into the West Gippsland Football Netball League on a high. In a pretty close game for much of the day, IK stamped its authority on the game in the last quarter, booting seven goals to take out victory 15.11.101 to Cora Lynn 9.11.65. Toby […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Premiership team reminisce on marathon cricket match

THE former Outtrim Kongwak premiership A Grade cricket team celebrated its 40 year reunion recently. The team took out the premiership against Dalyston in the 1976/77 season, following what is believed to be a record breaking five day match – the match was called off three times due to rain. Outtrim Kongwak fought its way […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Inverloch crushed by Workmens

INVERLOCH suffered a crushing defeat in the A Grade Division One grand final over the weekend being completely outclassed by the mighty Wonthaggi Workmen’s Cricket Club. In fact if you’d slept in on Sunday morning expecting to get to the cricket at lunchtime to watch the finale you would have probably missed the end of […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Croquet final impresses

THE Leongatha Croquet Club enjoyed a fantastic finish to a great twilight competition last week. Congratulations go to Wendy Wyhoon and Brenda Hocken from the RSL team who won the competition outright; the win was all the more special as they had never played the game before. It came down to the last night of […]

March 7th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

New major partner for junior footy

JUNIOR football in South Gippsland has a new major partner in the Bendigo Community Bank. The San Remo, Cowes and Grantville and District branches have signed on as naming rights sponsor of the newly rebranded Bendigo Community Bank Southern Gippsland Junior Football Competition. “When the opportunity arose to support the newly formed competition, our Board […]

March 7th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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