• Shayley picked in state team

    Maryborough cricketer Shayley Cornwill has been selected in the under 13 Victorian Primary School Sports Association (VPSSA) state girls team. Twelve-year-old Shayley plays for MKM Cricket Club in the under 14 competition — the only girl not only in her team but the competition. The left hand bat and right arm medium bowler, first started […]

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  • Junior basketball tournament success

    Maryborough was the top team in both the under 18 boys and girls competitions at the weekend’s annual Maryborough Junior Basketball Tournament. Teams travelled from Bendigo, Ballarat, Donald, Wedderburn and Castlemaine for the weekend’s basketball action. Matches were played throughout the shire, including Carisbrook, and great grand finals were contested at the main stadium with […]

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  • Third time lucky for Ali

    Toolern Vale trainer John Justice delivered one of the greatest rope-a-dope drives of his career and Thats Mister Ali did the rest on Monday, claiming the $25,000 Group 3 Central Goldfields Shire Maryborough Gold Cup in an ambush for the ages. In his third crack at the 2690 metre stand start feature and his 100th […]

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  • Colts Phelans’ British import

    The Colts Phelans Cricket Club has undergone a British invasion of sorts, with a Bristol-based batsman joining the club’s ranks for season 2010-11. Ryan Thorpe, 18, has joined the club for a summer of cricket, all the way from his home club, Claverham C.C., and a Welsh Premier League Club, Mumbles C.C. The right-handed batsman […]

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  • Blazers rack up second win

    Deniliquin Giants travelled to Maryborough for the second round of the CBL’s north east conference basketball action on Saturday night. After mixed results the previous weekend, coach Matt Johnston was looking for greater consistency in the Blazers game versus the Giants. After a slow start, Maryborough began to push the ball up the court a […]

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  • Field of gold

    With a 2010 Country Cup winner, the hard luck story of the Kilmore Cup and a former race champion returning to the scene of one of his greatest glories included in a cracking field, Monday’s 54th running of the Central Goldfields Shire Maryborough Gold Cup looms as one to remember. For superstar Strathfieldsaye conditioner Glenn […]

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  • Cricket season opens

    There were some surprise results in the opening round of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s 2010-11 season. After rain washed out last weekend’s round one matches, the season got underway. In A grade, it was a very different-looking Maryborough side which took to the field against MKM as compared to the team which dominated the […]

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  • Mixed bag for Maryborough Blazers

    The Palmer Electrical Maryborough Blazers started the new season with mixed results. The Blazers entered the weekend without Brady Neil after he injured his ankle but welcomed Michael Duncan and Wallace McGinty for their first games in Blazers uniforms. On Saturday night the Blazers took on the Shepparton Gators, and after a slow start Maryborough […]

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  • Cricket names on honour roll

    Two of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s most famous names will be immortalised with a perpetual shield named in their honour. Current MDCA president, Kevin Koop, and treasurer, Neville Spokes, will be honoured this weekend with the inaugural Spokes-Koop Perpetual Shield, which will be up for grabs each time MKM and Carisbrook do battle, in […]

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  • Highland Tartan on top

    Highland Tartan sits atop the Midlands Bowling Association’s division one ladder after crushing Newstead Blue, 98-64. Mark Kane lead the way for the Highland side, which is ahead of Dunolly Blue by two points on the ladder, defeating R. Young by 24 shots, while Andy Brumby also did well, his rink winning by two shots. […]

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