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Kookaburras see green light

SUNDAY’S bus trip for the Kookaburra over-60s team was to the leafy suburb of Canterbury for a game on their turf wicket. Losing the toss, the opposition was very happy to send us in on a track that was well-grassed and looked as though it could be hard work to bat on. Initial thoughts were […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Bike riders hold brilliant breakup

Daniel Renfrey   THE Leongatha Motorcycle Club celebrated its year last weekend with a Christmas breakup held at the Mackie farm. Dozens of members took to the farm to ride, enjoy a sausage sizzle and each other’s company. “It’s just a feel-good time for us at the end of each year,” club president Darrell Van […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Joel Barry, king of the waves

Daniel Renfrey     INVERLOCH’s Joel Barry is on top of the globe after defending his world title crown. The aerial jet skier was declared the IFWA Freeride World Championship Tour winner last week, his second world championship on the trot. The feat follows the 25-year-old’s recovery from a jet ski accident at Inverloch in […]

November 29th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

Fundraiser sends a spark through LDNA

The Diamond Tea fundraiser, held by the Leongatha and District Netball Association recently, was a big success. Led by LDNA life member Pat Kuhne, over 200 guests attended the high tea function to raise much-needed funds for the LDNA court redevelopment and the Gippsland Southern Health Service Oncology Department. Guest Speaker Kelly Cartwright OAM, Australian […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Sam’s selection looms large

Daniel Renfrey   THE AFL Draft is just over a week away now and Fish Creek’s Sam Flanders is working to contain his excitement in the lead up. The 18-year-old has just finished Year 12 exams and is currently in Perth with his brother and other potential draft picks from the Gippsland Power, taking time […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Owen’s drive for the top

Daniel Renfrey   KOONWARRA’s Owen Schnoor heads into the opening race of the Victorian Mini Sprints season on Saturday with his eye on the road and his mind on big things. Currently holding the 2018/19 Victorian Mini Sprints championship, the 19-year-old is determined to race his way to the top yet again and compete well […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Archie aims for big stage

Daniel Renfrey   WHETHER it be winning midfield battles for Victoria in football or scoring breakaway shots in basketball for Korumburra, 12-year-old Archie Terlich of Inverloch can do it all. Just a few months after playing for Victoria in a national football carnival in WA, the young gun has been selected to represent Vic Country […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Burra shooters excel

KORUMBURRA Gun Club members made their way to Tasmania to shoot the 2019 skeet titles recently. Four members from the club competed and came away with some great results.  Charlie Cook came out best of the Korumburra shooters, winning the Overall High Gun with a score of 247/250 and also winning the junior Overall High Gun.  […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Heather dives into channel challenge

Grace Griffith    A GRANDMOTHER of two, formerly of Carrajung, recently swam the English Channel – the body of water separating England from France. At 63, Heather Urie completed one of the most gruelling swims of her life as part of an Australian relay team dubbed the Tenacious Turtles. “I was swimming at the Traralgon […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Community,Featured,Sport | Read More »

South Gippsland Yacht Club sets sail

Daniel Renfrey   WITH a new lookout tower and many keen yacht enthusiasts hitting the beach at Inverloch on Sunday, the South Gippsland Yacht Club opened its season in style. The day marked the first of the Leongatha Toyota Series, and included a luncheon, the salute to the commodore and a race to finish proceedings. […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

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