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Stony hold off Fishy in the ‘Creek’ battle

THE battle for the Jack Charlton Cup was on again on the weekend when Stony Creek headed to Fish Creek to take on the Kangaroos. The Kangaroos, depleted by a wedding on Saturday afternoon were missing a number of key players while the Lions had their own problems with their goal kicking machine Bergles out […]

June 5th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots soar over Bairnsdale

LEONGATHA’S dominance was unquestionable on Saturday as it went toe to toe with Bairnsdale on its home turf. In conditions perfect for footy with just a light wind, the Parrots went in determined to put another win on the board and retain its spot in the top three. In a strong but steady start, the […]

June 5th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Bunch sprint ends Lex Watt Trophy

RIDERS battled for the Lex Watt Trophy handicap race on Saturday in perfect conditions. Not only did riders have to battle against each other around two laps of the 50 kilometre Pound Creek circuit but a few other obstacles as well. A red traffic light was activated on the Pound Creek-Koonwarra Road which meant a […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Skills on show in grand final

MEENIYAN Junior Basketball concluded on Friday, May 25. Section 2 finished its season with a variety of skills and a game. All players have shown great improvement throughout the season. Well done to all the parents who joined in for the last session; great fun was had by all. The Section 3 grand final saw […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Sailors awarded

ON Saturday evening, South Gippsland Yacht Club rounded out its season by celebrating the year’s success as a club as well as recognising the achievements of the club’s best sailors. Dinner at the club rooms was followed by a few short speeches and the presentation of trophies. For the second year in a row, Matt […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Sea Eagles hold on for victory

FOOTY fans were treated to a spectacular first quarter performance from Inverloch-Kongwak and Nar Nar Goon. Although the scoreboard suggested very little occurred in the opening term, the hard and fast play on the day said otherwise. Playing on Inverloch-Kongwak’s home turf, the conditions were perfect without a breath of wind. Taking full advantage, both […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots held accountable

THE traffic was certainly not one way as Leongatha had to fight all the way to overcome Drouin. Close for the first three quarters Leongatha went away in the last to record a 35 point win. Chris Dunne had a day out for the Parrots bagging eight goals for the match in a best on […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Croquet club celebrates milestone

THE Wonthaggi Croquet Club, located within the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve, welcomed some 150 people to its 25th birthday celebrations on Saturday. The event saw past and present Wonthaggi members, as well as croquet enthusiasts from clubs across Gippsland join in the fun. Federal member for McMillan Russell Broadbent and Bass Coast Shire Council deputy mayor […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Andrea Thorson takes championship

ANDREA Thorson has reclaimed the Meeniyan Golf Club ladies championship for 2018. Having won the championship before, Andrea regained the title after Dot Christie took out the championship in 2017. Going into the final round Thorson was three shots ahead of Christie and it was anyone’s title. With a good front nine Thorson extended her […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

LDNA shoots for new courts

AN $800,000 redevelopment of Leongatha’s popular netball complex is proposed to bring the facility into the modern age. Leongatha and District Netball Association (LDNA) officials have revealed plans for seven new courts at the Leongatha Recreation Reserve. The existing eight courts need re-surfacing and do not comply with safety standards. Netball Victoria requires bigger courts […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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