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Outstanding results at campdraft

THE Meeniyan Football/Netball club ran its annual Campdraft on the weekend of February 2 and 3. With a lot of local riders away at the big Landmark Classic held in Tamworth, it gave the opportunity for a lot of people to attend from further afield. It was great to meet some of the interesting characters […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Beach Volleyball stars in Inverloch

TEAMS from Albury, Maffra, Gisborne, Dandenong, Melbourne’s East, Tarwin, Korumburra and Leongatha hit off against each other at the Inverloch Beach Volleyball Tournament, held Sunday, January 27. The magnificent Inverloch foreshore was a stunning setting for the 26th annual tournament, hosted by South Gippsland Volleyball Club. Thirteen teams entered in three divisions. Some participants played […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

McFarlane rides with the world’s best

LEONGATHA’S Tom McFarlane rode alongside some of the world’s best competing in last week’s Jayco Herald Sun Tour, a huge experience for the 20 year old. Competing with some of the World’s Tour teams and Tour De France riders will certainly be a boost to future competition for McFarlane. On day one last Wednesday, January […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Channel Challenge to honour Gordon

THE late Age journalist Michael Gordon will be honoured at this year’s San Remo Channel Challenge. A new trophy will be struck and awarded each year in Mr Gordon’s name. It will be presented to the winner of the senior open male category of the annual San Remo Channel Challenge – a swim/run event that […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Woolamai Cup off and racing

By Gavin Stubbs WITHOUT doubt in any sporting event and perhaps even more so in racing, it is the pivotal decisions at pivotal moments that can so often define the difference of victory or defeat. Split second decision making, the heartbeat moment of when to make your move or when to wait, when to use […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Tradies on the trot

GLORIOUS weather graced the first ever Tradies’ day race meet at Stony Creek Racing Club on Friday with a turnout of 544 people. Sarah Wolf, CEO of Stony Creek Racing Club, said the idea behind the theme was to draw more people to the track. “Our community is South Gippsland. So by having a Tradies’ […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Three centuries for OMK

OMK is on the warpath of a top four finish after a mammoth effort with the bat on Saturday scoring 9/476 off 75 overs. The openers got the innings off to a bright start but it was Daniel Mock scoring back to back tons who made the first century with 110 after opener Jesse Van […]

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

Australia Day celebrated on Koonwarra parkrun course

AUSTRALIA Day celebrations kicked off extremely well for many with a run, walk or volunteer at Koonwarra parkrun in the Aussie bush. Koonwarra has it all – the gum trees, the wildlife, the river, the bridges, the trail, and a thriving community of parkrunners. There were no thongs to be seen. It was too hot […]

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

Dinghies delight at Hub display

THE Inverloch Community Hub hosted a wonderful display of wooden Jack Holt dinghys, Indian motorcycles, model boat builders and the Inverloch Historical Society as part of the Inverloch Classic Wooden Dinghy Regatta display, last Saturday. Model boat builders were on hand to discuss their love and appreciation for the many hours of careful craftsmanship they […]

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

McFarlane gearing up for cycle tour

LEONGATHA’S Thomas McFarlane will be amongst cycling elite when the Jayco Herald Sun Tour goes through this area today, Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31. But don’t expect McFarlane or any of the riders to wave or stop for a souvenir photo, they’ll be riding at between 40km-60km/h hour so will have their work […]

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

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