Sport

  • Century

    A neat century to Gavan Hicks and 93 to Andrew Prisco enabled Avoca to post a score of 9/306 in its match against Lexton in round seven in the Roma Caravans Pyrenees Cricket Association. Avoca’s opening pairing of Matt Drummond and Prisco could not believe their luck when Lexton’s Colin Wakefield won the toss and […]

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  • Swans leader

    The final piece of the MCDFNL coaching puzzle for 2012 has fallen into place, with veteran midfielder Brent Mortlock named as coach of reigning premiers Natte Bealiba. Mortlock, who is a multiple best-and-fairest winner and two-time premiership player with the Swans, will have big shoes to fill following the retirement of 2011 coach Noel Jacobs. Jacobs […]

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  • Hot action on Gathering day

    Despite searing heat, athletes recorded some outstanding times during the Maryborough Highland Gathering’s athletics carnival. Maryborough Gift winner Matthew Eddy stopped the clock at 12.25 seconds, running off 7.25 metres in the 120 metre sprint. In the Gift’s women’s counterpart, the 120 metre Women’s necklace, South Australian sprinter Megan Letton took first place with a time […]

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  • Maiden gift win for Eddy

    Matthew Eddy has claimed his first gift win with victory in yesterday’s Bendigo Bank Maryborough Gift. The 31-year-old runner from Narre Warren stormed home in the soaring heat to win the final and walk away with the $8000 winner’s cheque. Eddy advanced to the final after progressing through the third heat of the day before […]

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  • Three former winners fight for another gift

    Three former winners are set to take to the track for the prestigious $15,000 Bendigo Bank Maryborough Gift at Monday’s Highland Gathering. 2009 winner Daniel Steinhauser, 2004 winner Cam Dunbar and 2000 winner Todd Ireland will all compete in the hotly-contested 120 metre sprint. Steinhauser, who was a shock winner two years ago, will start […]

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  • Easter start for MCDFNL season

    An Easter Saturday clash between Maldon and a revitalised Campbells Creek will serve as an opener for the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s 2012 season. The match, which will take place in conjunction with the Maldon Easter Festival, has taken the place of the usual season opener at Princes Park as part of a […]

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  • Jeremy Hart bound for Big Bash

    Maryborough cricket product Jeremy Hart has moved one step closer to achieving his cricketing dreams, signing with Big Bash League franchise the Melbourne Renegades. The 26-year-old leg-spinner, who plays for Geelong in the Victorian Premier Cricket competition, has accepted an offer to join the Renegades as a supplementary player. Hart’s selection comes as a reward […]

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  • Pair gets Colts home

    A gritty 108-run partnership between Dayne Baker and Ben Hoban has helped Colts Phelans to a three wicket victory over MKM in round seven of the Maryborough District Cricket Association. Chasing 193, Colts found themselves at 3/52 early in the day, teetering on the edge of defeat, before Baker and Hoban dug in to get […]

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  • Falcons are squash premiers

    Grand finals at Maryborough Squash Club on Monday night provided the expected result with top Falcons dominating Condors to win 4-0. The lower ranked Condors unexpectedly made it into the finals playoff against Falcons and had a huge job ahead. This was made even harder by beginning the night minus one team member, and although […]

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  • Cricket trio to play for Central Highlands

    Three young Maryborough cricketers will head to the state championships to represent the Central Highlands early next year. Colts Phelans batsman Branden Wagstaff, Carisbrook all-rounder Jakob Tidyman will head to the Victorian under 14 State Championships in mid-January next year, while former Colts Phelans and now Geelong Cricket Club legspinner, Tom Hart will represent the […]

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