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Dunbar wins cycling title

THE 2019 Club Road Title was held on Saturday around the Korrine circuit.  It was a fine and sunny afternoon with a light wind.  The riders in the title race had to complete three circuits of the hilly 18km circuit.  The bunch headed out at a brisk pace and it was not long before there […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Third quarter Dogs take down Sea Eagles

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK went into their Saturday game against second spot Phillip Island hoping for a four-quarter effort but could not prevent a third term Bulldog onslaught in an 81-68 loss.The away side had started the game well, only trailing to the Dogs by four points at half-time, but lost their structure in the third quarter. “To […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Rejuvenated Parrots thrash Bairnsdale

A BOOST in player returns saw Leongatha easily dispose of Bairnsdale 128-66 at Leongatha Recreation Reserve on Saturday. Chris Dunn, Pat McGrath, Josh Schelling, James Lloyd and Ben Willis all returned to the side and made a big impact from the first bounce.Coach Paul Carbis was pleased the returning players could propel the team to […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Stars come out for Parrots’ night

MORE than 175 Leongatha Football and Netball Club members enjoyed a night of stories and laughs on Saturday during a special sports night function.Western Bulldogs legend Bob Murphy, Australian cricket legend Darren ‘Boof’ Lehmann, former Australian cricketer John Hastings and Australian netballer Carla Dziwoki all attended the club to meet and talk with Parrots players […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Punching for gold

TEENAGE boxer Charles Joma will take a step closer to fighting at the Olympics when he contests the national championships in Melbourne in two days time. Fighting in the Welterweight division, Charles has never won an Australian title at the elite level, although he has taken a Victorian state belt. The 19-year-old Wonthaggi fighter is […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Demons celebrate premiership years

  PLAYERS from five premiership teams recollected their seasons of glory at Meeniyan on Saturday. The members of Meeniyan-Dumbalk United Football Netball gathered to celebrate the premierships of the 1979 reserves, 1989 reserves, thirds and fourths, and C Grade netball in 1999. With a fantastic sunny South Gippsland day of footy and netball against Toora, the […]

June 18th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Ex-AFL player teaches success

IMPROVING staff is the key to advancing one’s business, ex-AFL player Simon Madden told an audience at Inverloch. Presenting at the Latrobe Community Network Events breakfast, the director on the Essendon Football Club board explained the commandments of organisational success. He said employers should get these right – clarity, course, challenge and cooperation – before […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Alex Welsh picked for Australia

HANDCYCLIST Alex Welsh of Korumburra has been selected as one of 14 athletes on the Australian team for the 2019 UCI Para-cycling road world championships. Currently competing in Europe Alex said he was stoked to be selected in the Aussie team with the championships being held from September 12-15 in Emmen, the Netherlands. Hearing the […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

McFarlane wins tour

LEONGATHA’S Tom McFarlane won the three day cycling tour of Gippsland on the weekend winning by general classification overall by 49 seconds. Leongatha Cycling Club went one-two in the event with the promising Alex Dunbar of Wonthaggi having an impressive race to be second. On the last day on Monday, Alex was able to get […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stony celebrates 125th birthday

STONY Creek Football Netball Club celebrated its 125th birthday in the grandest of fashions, with an afternoon tea that drew a crowd of about 80 people. The club’s social and sponsorship coordinator Neil Cope said the day was a brilliant one, especially for those who were keen to reminisce about Stony’s glory days. “We had […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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