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  • Maryborough back on winners’ list

    The winning feeling has returned to Maryborough after the Magpies notched up their third win for the season on Saturday. The Maryborough Magpies tasted victory with a 30 point victory against Castlemaine in the Bendigo Football Netball League. The round 10 victory on the weekend is the first for the Magpies since round four. Despite […]

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  • Matt Dellavedova Olympic bound

    Matthew Dellavedova is set to become Maryborough’s first Olympian after being selected in the Australian men’s basketball team. Twenty-one-year-old Dellavedova was named as part of the Boomers’ 12-man squad on Friday following the conclusion of the YouYi series against China. The six-foot-four guard’s selection comes as reward for a breakout US college season with St […]

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  • Shoot out for prestigious title

    Shooters from across the state, and interstate, will converge on Maryborough tomorrow for Victoria’s most prestigious single day competition. The Central Victorian Grand Prix Shoot will be held tomorrow in Maryborough and is expected to attract up to 150 competitors from across the country. Hosted by the Maryborough Clay Target Club, the event, now in […]

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  • Navarre gets over the line

    Navarre has prevailed in a nail biter against Maldon on Saturday, claiming a potential season-shaping victory in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League by just two points. Navarre now have some momentum behind their 2012 premiership charge in a match that had finals-like intensity particularly in the last term when the match was up […]

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  • Magpies look to second half of season

    Injuries and a lack of fitness are some of the main contributors to the Maryborough Magpies’ poor start for season 2012, according to co-coach Matt Aston. As the Bendigo Football Netball League hits the halfway mark this weekend, the Magpies have the weekend off to regroup and tackle the second half of the season. With […]

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  • Navarre wins grand final rematch

    Navarre have moved into sixth place on the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League ladder after holding off a determined Natte Bealiba in a gritty, physical encounter at Natte Yallock Recreation Reserve. Both teams went into the game missing some quality players — Navarre still without Daniel Parkin and Natte was without key […]

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  • Grand final rematch

    Reigning Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League premier Natte Bealiba will go head-to-head with Navarre, the team it defeated to claim the 2011 title, tomorrow as part of the league’s rivalry-packed Queen’s Birthday weekend. The Swans and the Grasshoppers will do battle for the first time this year in what will be Natte’s first home […]

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  • Close call for Carisbrook

    An undermanned Carisbrook has survived a scare from the rapidly improving Campbells Creek in round six of the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League, escaping with a 13-point win. Missing ruck duo Scott Adam and Patrick Jenes, along with co-coach Ben Kick and some other familiar faces, Carisbrook was up against it from the get-go. […]

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  • Matthew Dellavedova’s games dream alive

    Maryborough basketball star Matthew Dellavedova says making the Australian Olympic team will be nothing short of a dream come true. Making a flying visit to Maryborough this week to spend time with his family before he heads to Perth for the first of three Australian Boomers’ Olympic training camps on Sunday, Dellavedova said representing his […]

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  • MCDFNL fade out

    It took just 20 minutes for Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League coach Wayne Driscoll’s well-laid plans to be torn apart on Saturday. With his side up by 20 points at the final break of Saturday’s interleague clash with the Horsham District Football League, Driscoll would have been confident he and his players would be […]

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