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Bulldogs bite and defeat Garfield

PHILLIP Island looked every bit the reigning premier on Saturday on its home ground in Cowes defeating Garfield 83 to 29. Following the unfurling of the 2018 Seniors premiership flag by president Chris Ross and 2018 co-president Casey Cleveland with the guard of honour by both teams and the umpires, it was quickly down to […]

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

Breakers welcome new players

COMING off the back of a thrilling premiership win, the Bass Coast Breakers are excited for what’s ahead in the 2019 season. For the past two seasons, the team has been led by coach Steve Kenny, who was an integral part of the Breakers’ success. Steve has stepped down this year and the team has […]

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

Get into badminton

THE Leongatha Badminton Club has started its 2019 season with a number of practice nights. These nights are quite casual affairs and allow new players the opportunity to have a few sets and learn the rules and etiquette of this marvellous game. Badminton requires good hand eye coordination, fitness and touch. It is a sport […]

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

Locals shine in surf trials

DAY one of the Rip Curl Pro Victorian Trials kicked off at Winki Pop in tricky 1-2ft waves with light onshore breezes. The event includes the main trials event that will crown the Victorian who will earn a spot in the main event of the Rip Curl Pro as well as the Victorian Junior Challenge. […]

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

Pound Creek circuit excites

THE 2019 road racing season kicked off with racing at Pound Creek on Saturday. It was a great autumn afternoon – minimal wind and pleasant temperatures – as the senior riders were split into A and B grade for the two laps of the 24 kilometre circuit. The club welcomed new riders Jesse Riley and […]

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

Panthers ready to play

THE Kilcunda Bass Netball Club is ready to pounce and aim for premiership glory. Bass MLA Jordan Crugnale and Bass Coast deputy mayor Bruce Kent officially opened two new netball courts at Bass Recreation Reserve, made possible by joint funding from the State Government’s Country Football and Netball Program and Bass Coast Shire Council. “I’m […]

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

Brothers take out Victorian titles

TWO brothers, Lachie and Reghan Lewis from Corner Inlet Boxing Club, donned their boxing gloves and put up a good fight in their respective weight and age divisions to both be crowned 2019 Victorian champs at the Victorian Amateur Boxing Association titles. The impressive sibling feat means the pair qualifies to compete at the Australian […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Athletes celebrate

LEONGATHA Little Athletics held its annual presentation night for the 2018/19 season on Friday, April 5. The evening was well attended by athletes, parents, grandparents and carers. President Ben Cruickshank began the evening by welcoming all in attendance and thanking the hard working committee. Little Athletics Victoria service awards were presented to five athletes for […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Run supports local patients

GEMMA Baldwin is committed to easing pressure on families going through hardships. The former Foster and Leongatha local will be running in the Noosa Marathon in May, with her fundraising efforts going towards resources in the chemotherapy ward for Gippsland Southern Health Service. Gemma lost his mother Donna (Prain) McIbor to cancer, and whilst this […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Seniors contest Korumburra Cup

SOCCER was welcomed back to the district for another year with the annual running of the Korumburra Cup. Senior competition: Six men’s teams battled it out for the honour of having their name on the Korumburra Cup for 2019. Inverloch Stars, Korumburra City, Drouin Dragons, Leongatha Knights, Lang Lang United and Mirboo North United entered […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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