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Giants hang on for a close victory

Korumburra-Bena resisted a final term push at Warragul on Saturday, defeating the Industrials by seven points. The Giants played good attacking football with their on-ball brigade of the Snooks brothers, Macri and Monson holding up well in the contest. Goals to Cann and Jordy Hill finished off a good first term to the side as […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Trudie’s adventure continues

INVERLOCH’s Trudie Horskins will take another step towards becoming Australia’s Ninja Warrior after making the semi-finals of the Nine Network show on Sunday. The 40-year-old Aqua Aerobics instructor impressed with a strong performance and is thrilled her experience is continuing. “Ninja is by far the most epic adventure I have been on,” Trudie said. “Knowing […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Sturdy Tigers shut out Maroons

Stony Creek captain Dylan Zuidema played his 300th game for his side on Saturday but instead of celebrating with a win, visitors Foster spoiled the party. The Tigers played stifling defence, holding the home side to just two points over the first three quarters on their way to a 62-24 win. Foster coach Brad Rooney […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots shut off Power

LAST season’s Best and Fairest winner, Tom Marriott, returned to the Leongatha side for the first time this season following a shoulder reconstruction to take on rivals Wonthaggi. The home side held the Power goalless in the first term as they soared to an unsurmountable lead in tough conditions. Coach Paul Carbis was happy with […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Mid Gippsland reaches out

The Mid Gippsland Football League (MGFL) announced last Friday that it remains open to accepting up to three individual clubs to apply to join its ranks for the 2020 season. In a media release, league president Gary Mathews expressed the league’s views on a solution to the unknown future of the Alberton league clubs. “The […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

South Gippsland volleyball success

Country Championships South Gippsland was the largest visiting club at Volleyball Victoria’s Country Championships in Bendigo last month. Five teams, 44 registered players and dozens of supporters meant the region was well represented at the tournament in its 50th year. Bendigo, as the host club, was the only team to have exceeded both teams and […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Minister to hear of weed woes

LANDCARE groups want to discuss the proliferation of weeds in South Gippsland with Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes. Libby Anthony, chair of South Gippsland Landcare Network, has written to the minister. She also chairs Landcare’s Community Weeds Taskforce. The taskforce was formed in 2006 in response to community’s concern over changes in State Government weed […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

New talent benefits clients

ELDERS has long been an established name in South Gippsland’s livestock and real estate scene. Now the team is growing, with branch manager Rohan McRae welcoming Nicky Renden and Damien Minogue to the Leongatha and Korumburra branches. Damien comes to Elders with 30 years’ experience in the industry, and will come as a senior auctioneer […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Woolies workers face the chop

LONG-TIME Woolworths workers in Leongatha and Wonthaggi are facing the prospect of losing their current jobs. Days after the Leongatha store celebrated the achievements of four senior staff who’d chalked up 150 years at the outlet, consultation began on a “new store operating model” to be rolled out across the country in September. A Woolworths […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Spooks visit Leongatha family

APPARITIONS, objects that go missing and are never found again, and knocking by an unknown source are common occurrences for the Pitts family. Their home, which they believe was an old miner’s cottage, was moved from Yallourn in the 1970s to Leongatha. Shelley Pitts said her daughter Tayla, husband Danny and herself have been living […]

July 16th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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