Sport

  • Magpies to take on Hawks to start BFNL season

    Maryborough Magpies new coach Matt Aston said the team will know more about how they will fare in the 2011 Bendigo Football Netball League season at 6 pm on Sunday night. The Magpies will face a tough task against Eaglehawk at Canterbury Park for their round one clash. Aston, a Magpies legend, signed on to […]

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  • MCDFNL set to kick off for 2011

    A new chapter will be opened in the history of the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League this weekend, with the league set to welcome three new teams for season 2011. The Natte Bealiba, Lexton and Navarre football netball clubs will join the MCDFNL for 2011, crossing from the now-defunct Lexton Plains Football Netball League, […]

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  • Kelvin claims tennis championship

    The Maryborough Tennis Centre held its championships on Sunday, with participants enjoying perfect weather for tennis. Club veteran Kelvin Noonan reclaimed his place at the top of the pecking order, defeating defending champion Euan Tait in a hard-fought contest. Euan was looking good early as his powerful hitting won him the first set 7-5, but […]

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  • Dominant

    Maryborough has captured the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s A grade premiership with a dominant 12 wicket win over Beaufort. Beaufort captain Damien Day would have been rueing his decision on Saturday to bat on a lively Princes Park wicket after winning the toss, with Maryborough’s bowlers cutting a swathe through the Crows’ batting line-up. Beaufort […]

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  • Beaufort the underdogs in MDCA final

    It’s been a long time since Beaufort’s Bill Mulcahy strolled onto Princes Park in a Maryborough District Cricket Association A grade final. Seventeen years have passed since a 34-year-old Mulcahy formed an integral part of the Crows’ 1993-94 premiership side, which defeated Maryborough by a massive 300 runs thanks to a record 253 not out […]

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  • Maryborough and Beaufort to meet in MDCA decider

    Maryborough and Beaufort will face off in this weekend’s Maryborough District Cricket Association final. Both sides scored impressive victories in their respective semi finals, with Maryborough downing Carisbrook by 100 runs, while Beaufort proved far too good for Colts Phelans, scoring a 113 run win. Facing off against the Redbacks on Princes Park, Maryborough’s innings […]

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  • Fifth award for Bruce Hando

    St Arnaud captain, Bruce Hando, has been crowned the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s champion player for 2011. Hando, who enjoyed a stellar season with both bat and ball, amassing 248 runs at an average of 31 and claiming 21 wickets at an average of 9.86, took out the MDCA’s A grade best and fairest and […]

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  • Tartan’s title

    Highland Tartan are the 2010-11 Midlands Bowls Association division one pennant premiers after defeating Talbot Gold 65-60 at Dunolly on Saturday. A 17 shot victory to Mark Kane’s Highland Tartan rink was the catalyst for the side’s win, denying Talbot Gold the opportunity to create MBA history by snaring four division one premierships in as […]

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  • Talbot Gold to chase fourth flag

    Talbot Gold and Highland Tartan will battle it out on the Dunolly Bowling Club’s greens tomorrow for the 2010-11 Midlands Bowls Association pennant premiership. Highland Tartan will enter the match as warm favourites and deservedly so, with three wins from three meetings with their Talbot rivals so far this season. Talbot will also have plenty […]

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  • Talbot Gold chases a three-peat

    Talbot Gold has advanced to its third Midlands Bowls Association pennant grand final in as many years after narrowly dodging defeat against Dunolly Blue over the weekend. Ian Pryor’s rink were the heroes of the day for the Talbot side, scoring the team’s only win, a 13 shot victory which was enough to get the […]

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