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Junior cyclists on tour

THE Leongatha Cycling Club members had a big weekend promoting the Leongatha Junior Tour with racing at Kernot on Saturday and Poowong on Sunday. More than 100 riders fronted for the U17, U15, U13 and U11 events with riders coming from West Australia, South Australia, Albury, Mildura, Bright and elsewhere from regional Victoria and Melbourne. […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Showjumpers impress

KARDELLA Farm Equestrian, run by Russell Morrison and Amalfi White located at Kardella South, ran the Annual Kardella Farm Showjumping Classic on Saturday, April 29. This is proving to be a popular showjumping event and attracted local, amateur and professional riders from across Victoria. Despite the weather, the event ran smoothly and the all weather […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Horse trials a success

ON Sunday, April 2 Meeniyan Pony Club ran its inaugural horse trials at Stony Creek – an event that tested the skills of horse and rider over the three disciplines of dressage, cross country and showjumping. This was a qualifying event for the State Horse Trials Championships in May, thus the cross country course was […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Pro surfers to compete at Phillip Island

BASS Coast Shire Council have committed to professional surfing with the announcement of the Phillip Island Pro QS1000 event on local shores this October. To be held from October 27 to 31 on Phillip Island, the event will feature a 1000 rated World Surf League Qualifying Series event alongside a State Junior Event and Indigenous […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Chilly end for Stony races

A COLD front affected crowd numbers for the last race meeting for Stony Creek Racing Club on Monday, April10. Rugging up was the order of the day for those who attended but there was plenty on offer for those who made the effort including a return of the very popular Wild Action Zoo, pony rides […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tarwin fight for the win

TARWIN made the most of the home ground advantage with a win against Stony Creek on Saturday. After losing in the first round to Fish Creek, the Sharks’ spirits were lifted after claiming their first win of the round in a turnover. Stony Creek had the upper hand in the first half, inching ahead of […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Roos win in stellar clash

AFTER all the off season hype about the Alberton Football Netball League’s destruction, Toora and Fish Creek put on a football display to rival the new supposed powerhouse WGFL. With a couple of key players missing from both sides and on a balmy South Gippsland day on a pristine Toora Recreation Reserve, the game got […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Solid opening for Parrots

WITH a number of new faces in the line-up, Leongatha opened its 2017 season with a solid 62 point win over a competitive Bairnsdale. Debuting in the seniors, Ryan Olden, Sam Forrester and Harrison McGannon all had their jumpers presented to them by their fathers, Col Olden, Danny Forrester and Darryl McGannon at half time […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Athletes wow in Sydney

  SEVEN South Coast Athletes competed at the Australian Athletics Track and Field National Championships held in Sydney from the March 26 to April 2. The Junior and Opens competition were held together over the weeks competition this year, which was an opportunity for the junior athletes to witness where their athletics journey could take […]

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

Baseball champs ready to kick start the season

  THE South Gippsland Miners welcome you to the 2017 winter season. Hitting off next Sunday (April 9) from 11am at the Imperials Cricket Ground on Nerrena Road, Leongatha, the club invites all interested in baseball to come along and share their support. The club participated in the Gippsland championships over the weekend held in […]

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

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