Sport

  • Monthly winners for first half of year

    Goldfields Region Sports Association named its monthly winners for January to June at last week’s legends dinner. A range of sports, from golf to darts, netball and cricket were represented among the winners. Bob Osborne was also inducted into the association’s hall of fame during the evening. The monthly winners will now in turn be […]

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  • Games to inspire locals

    Maryborough and district sporting clubs are hoping the Olympics will have an influence on local athletes, encouraging them to get involved. With Maryborough’s first ever Olympian, Matthew Dellavedova taking part in the London Games, Maryborough Basketball Association president Andrew Earl is encouraging local children to join the association, where Matthew started his sporting career. “With […]

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  • Magpies overrun by Gisborne

    Maryborough was overrun by Gisborne to go down to the Bendigo Football Netball League’s ladder leaders at Princes Park on Saturday. The Magpies put in a solid third quarter to cut the Bulldogs’ 40 point half time lead. Poor kicking and turnovers hurt the Magpies who could not make up the deficit and the Bulldogs […]

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  • Games time

    Matthew Dellavedova and his Australian Boomers teammates will kick off their Olympic campaign on Sunday night. Arriving in London’s Olympic village on Wednesday, the Boomers are fresh from a four game European tour, their final hit-out before the Olympics begin. The Boomers head into the Games in winning form, after an exciting 69-67 win against […]

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  • Dunolly still in the hunt

    Dunolly has kept its slender finals hopes alive with a cracking come-from-behind win against Campbells Creek in Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League round 12 action on Saturday. The game was an arm wrestle for most of the match before a late burst from the Eagles saw them kick six straight final term goals to […]

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  • Tori to represent Victoria

    Maryborough basketballer Tori Chandler will pull on Victorian colours for the first time next month after being selected in the state team for the School Sport Australia basketball championships. The 12-year-old St Augustine’s Primary School student will form part of the 12 and under girls state team for the championships, which will be held in […]

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  • Claws out after disappointing day

    Maryborough Magpies co-coach Matt Aston has labelled his side’s efforts as “very, very disappointing” after going down to Kyneton in round 12 of the Bendigo Football Netball League on Saturday. Taking on the Tigers, who were the BFNL’s bottom-ranked side before Saturday’s upset win, the Magpies were left to lament yet another slow, inaccurate start […]

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  • Hot to trot Redwood’s tidy economic boost

    Trots racing fans from every Australian state are heading to Maryborough for this weekend’s Redwood Carnival. Touted as ‘the celebration of the trotter’, the three day carnival starting today is a financial boon for the region with accommodation venues enjoying heavy bookings. With the weekend’s action centred at Carisbrook harness racetrack, and with a Saturday […]

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  • Invite to rally behind Delly

    Australia Post is encouraging local residents to get behind Maryborough Olympian, Matthew Dellavedova, and send him a parcel of support at the upcoming London Olympic Games. Last week Australia Post officially launched Postcode Pride. The initiative invites local residents to make a contribution to a “Postcode Pride parcel” that Australia Post will deliver to communities’ […]

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  • Two in talks

    The Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League has held talks with Maryborough Rovers and Royal Park to discuss the future of both clubs. In a special meeting held on Wednesday night, MCDFNL administrators, including league president Peter Kerr, netball president Kaylene Rayner, secretary Rod Ward and operations manager Scott Carey, along with VCFL area manager Brett Anderson, met […]

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