• Ashlee Lierich takes honours

    Dunolly’s Ashlee Lierich is the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s A grade best and fairest for the 2010 season. Ashlee, with 26 votes, won from Avoca veteran and league life member Stacey Blair who polled 20 votes at Monday night’s count. In equal third position on 17 votes were Carisbrook teammates Sherridan Byrne and […]

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  • Matthew Peake wins Berry Powell medal

    Campbell’s Creek midfielder, Matthew Peake, has been named the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s Berry Powell Medallist for 2010. The experienced midfielder polled 25 votes to finish in front of Maldon coach Shaun Burchell on 19. Maldon’s Tom Cain, Newstead Ethan Ford and Peake’s teammate, Matt Hodoras, all tied for third on 15 votes. […]

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  • Alisha and Olivia crowned as Bendigo league best and fairest

    Maryborough defender, Alisha Chadwick, has been crowned the Bendigo Football Netball League’s premier netballer, taking home the Betty Thompson Medal on Sunday. The veteran goal defence polled 24 votes to win the prestigious award from Sandhurst mid-court gun, Meaghan Atkins, at Sunday’s BFNL best and fairest presentations. Chadwick polled strongly towards the end of the […]

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  • Avoca into grand final

    Avoca defeated Maldon in the second semi final at Dunolly on Saturday and won their way into their second grand final of the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. A big crowd witnessed the battle between Avoca and Maldon and the Bulldogs set up the win with a dominant first quarter as they […]

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  • United Pink crowned netball premiers

    United Pink is the Maryborough Netball Association premier team after a decisive win in Saturday’s grand final. The United team proved too strong for its Saints Green opposition, running out 34-11 victors in a rain affected match. A seven goal to one first quarter rattled the nervous Saints team, which normally starts so strongly. While […]

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  • Close contests expected

    The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League first and second semi finals take place this weekend, with the second semi final at Dunolly on Saturday between Maldon and Avoca, and the first semi final at Avoca on Sunday between Rovers and Carisbrook. A big crowd is expected on Saturday to witness the battle […]

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  • After 43 years of work, Graeme says goodbye to the Addy

    Graeme “Golly” Grant retired today after working on The Maryborough District Advertiser for the past 30 years. Graeme, or Golly as he likes to be called, started his working life 43 years ago at Hedges & Bell as an apprentice hand and machine compositor. Under the watchful eye of his supervisor, Tom Noonan, Golly became […]

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  • Bill bags a hole-in-one on the 18th

    Some golfers play their entire lives and never get a hole-in-one. For Maryborough golfer, Bill Bartlett, it seems it’s as easy as one, two, three. Bill, who’s been playing the Maryborough Golf Course since the 1960s, landed his third hole-in-one during the club’s Tuesday’s stableford competition earlier this week, which was his second ace in […]

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