Sport

  • Late charge toward finals

    Only percentage is keeping the Maryborough Magpies out of the Bendigo Football League’s top five following a shock 18 point victory over South Bendigo at Princes Park on Saturday. Facing what is traditionally a hoodoo side for Maryborough, the Magpies scored their first victory over the Bloods in more than six years in Saturday’s round […]

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  • Redwood heats up 4000 strong crowd

    The hot pace of the on course action warmed 4000 people who at times watched mud fly for the 26th running of the Redwood Carnival. A total $125,000 wagered on course also helped heat things up as the popular event drew trots racing fans from across the nation and overseas to the Maryborough Harness Racing […]

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  • Redwood a time-honoured classic

    Two days of racing. Eighteen brilliant trotting clashes. Almost a quarter of a million dollars in prizemoney. The 2011 Redwood Carnival promises to be bigger and better than ever. The time-honoured Redwood is a fixture that is bookmarked on the calendars of almost every harness racing enthusiast. It’s one of those ‘must see’ events that […]

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  • Tigers score first victory

    Royal Park has celebrated its first win for 2011 with a four-point victory over Campbell’s Creek at the Tigers’ home ground on Sunday. The Tigers lived up to coach Justin Perry’s expectations to put in their best effort of the season against their fellow cellar dwellers in round 11 of the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine […]

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  • Ladder leaders Lexton to host red-hot Eagles

    Lexton host an in-form Dunolly in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League tomorrow. The Eagles have now won six in a row after their win over Rovers on Saturday and will be eager to see how they fare against the competition leader. Lee Stewart was unavailable last week and will add to […]

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  • Magpies on the rise

    The Maryborough Magpies have scored their fifth win of the 2011 Bendigo Football League season with a 28 point victory over Kangaroo Flat on Saturday. After scores were locked at 45 all during the match at the Kangaroo’s home ground, Maryborough wrested control of the game in the final half to record their second victory […]

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  • Royal Park opts out of merger talks

    Football in Maryborough may have a new look for season 2012. Last week representatives from the town’s two MCDFNL sides, Maryborough Rovers and Royal Park, met with representatives from the Maryborough Magpies, who compete in the BFNL, to continue discussions of a merger. Several weeks ago The Advertiser revealed plans of talks between the clubs […]

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  • Navarre on the hop

    The clash between Carisbrook and Navarre on Sunday lived up to its VCFL Game of the Month promise. The two highly fancied sides met at the Carisbrook Recreation Reserve in a game that went right to the wire. Ron Barassi was in attendance as the Grasshoppers took on the in form Redbacks, in front of […]

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  • AFL legend to visit

    Carisbrook and Navarre face off in this week’s top five clash at Carisbrook in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League this Sunday. AFL legend Ron Barassi will be in attendance at this game which is the WorkSafe VCFL game of the month. Barassi will present the winning senior football and netball teams […]

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  • Loss for Magpies

    Maryborough took on Eaglehawk for the second time this season in the Bendigo Football Netball League at Princes Park on Saturday. Despite showing improvements on last weekend’s performance the Magpies went down by 40 points to the Hawks who have almost booked their spot in the finals this season. There were three inclusions to last […]

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