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Gippsland umpire Gary Scholz’s gigantic milestone

ONLY four players in VFL-AFL history have reached the 400-game mark, but if you double that milestone you get Gippsland umpire Gary Scholz, who achieved an even more remarkable feat on Saturday. Gary was one of the umpires for the Leongatha game against Moe, officiating his 800th game. He has reached the milestone after 26 […]

August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Inverloch-Kongwak ‘Sea Eagles’ stun Cora Lynn ‘Cobras’ during football match

DOWN 27 points at quarter-time, it took a dramatic turnaround in the second term for Inverloch-Kongwak to come from behind and defeat second spot Cora Lynn on Saturday. The home side put together a strong team performance in the last three quarters to achieve a 122-79 upset and keep themselves in the top four at […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Foster takes a win against Fish Creek football team

Fish Creek were at home against Foster on Saturday and after another tense struggle between the two sides it was the Tigers that prevailed, solidifying their tag as the flag favourites. It was a very even start to the match with the intensity high. The Roos got the opening goal through Shaw after he took […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Dalyston ‘Magpies’ fly past Korumburra-Bena ‘Giants’ for a second football win

PRIDE was on the line when Dalyston and Korumburra-Bena faced off at Dalyston on Saturday with neither team in finals contention. What played out was an entertaining, competitive affair but with both teams having the same problem, being unable to take good opportunities in front of goal after good work downfield. In the end, they […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Phillip Island ‘Dogs’ football team take a stand against domestic violence

  PHILLIP Island held their ‘Orange Round’ at the weekend, a Gippsland initiative being used to raise awareness about domestic violence against women and children and to also support the ‘Change for Sam’ initiative. The Bulldogs obliterated their Warragul Industrials opponents on the day, holding the visitors goalless until the last term to secure a […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Leongatha Gymnastics Club wants more local gymnasts

DO your kids like tumbling, climbing, flying through the air and trying out ninja moves? The Leongatha Gymnastics Club is putting the call out for new members. The call comes at a time when the sport is very much in the news, with researchers at Victoria University calling for gymnastics to be taught at all […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Koonwarra parkrun driven by volunteers

IT was Langstaff Day at Koonwarra parkrun last Saturday with six family members among the day’s volunteers: Alanna, Bailey, Harley, Ethan, Judy and Joel Langstaff. While in the five kilometre run or walk, Zac Langstaff finished seventh in a time of 24.42 and Neil Langstaff participated as well. It was quite the turnout but not […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tigers trumped in NAIDOC Round

MIRBOO North’s fourth annual Indigenous round saw Morwell East defeat the Tigers by 12 points at Tigerland on Saturday. Prior to the match, Christine Johnson carried out a Welcome to Country and formal Smoking Ceremony, where traditional Indigenous land owners were recognised. Two traditional dances were also performed by Naomi Murphy’s Dreamtime Dance Troupe. Mirboo […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tigers foster team effort in big win

  TEN separate goal-kickers got on the board for Foster in their home game against Toora on Saturday. The Tigers ran rampant in the second half to record an impressive 165-39 win and maintain their excellent form. Player-Coach Brad Rooney was thrilled with his team’s intent to share the ball. “We’ve started to be a […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Storm’s Finals Campaign

Gippsland Storm Elite Development Netball Club had another successful finals series at the Waverley Netball Centre just before the school break, with six out of the ten Storm squads making the finals. Storm president Sarah Blackman was very pleased with the outcome. “It’s just great to see that our development program is continuing to lift […]

July 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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