Sport

  • Cricketers close to state selection

    Three of Maryborough’s brightest cricketing talents are set to vie for state selection next month. Carisbrook all-rounder Jakob Tidyman and emerging Colts Phelans batting talent Mitchell Bench will have the chance to impress state selectors at next month’s Victorian State Championships where they will represent the Central Highlands region, while former Colts junior and now […]

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  • Big test for MKM

    MKM’s revamped A grade line-up will face one of its toughest tests so far this season as it prepares to take on a resurgent Maryborough in round eight of the Maryborough District Cricket Association tomorrow. After spending the past few years shouldering the tag of being the MDCA’s easybeats, the Mill has hit back this […]

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  • First loss for Colts Phelans

    Carisbrook has inflicted Colts Phelans’ first defeat of the season in round seven of the Maryborough District Cricket Association. Resuming their pursuit of the ladder leaders’ first innings score of 101 at 4/69, captain Martin Mark guided the Brook to victory with 48, while Dean Nalder pushed the total even further, blasting a lower-order 70, […]

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  • Blazers win in thriller

    Two wins, including a thrilling victory in overtime, on the weekend have the Palmer Electrical Maryborough Blazers firmly in the top four of the Country Basketball League — North East Conference ladder. Playing on their home court at the Maryborough Sports and Leisure Centre for the first time in more than a month, the Blazers […]

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  • Cricket matches in the balance

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association ladder could be set for a shake-up, with all three of the competition’s A grade games hanging precariously in the balance. Undefeated ladder leader Colts Phelans could be bound for its first loss of the season against Carisbrook after a batting collapse saw the competition’s top-ranked side removed for just […]

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  • Award for Royal Waive

    The Royal Park Football Netball Club has received one of Cancer Council Victoria’s top honours after being presented with a President’s Award for efforts in raising funds and awareness for men’s cancer within their community. This year, the club started the Royal Waive, asking each of its players to waive their season match payments and […]

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  • New recruit

    Maryborough junior football product Jake Stringer is a Bulldog after the Western Bulldogs Football Club selected him with pick number five in Thursday night’s AFL National Draft. Stringer played junior football with the Maryborough Magpies up until age 12, when his family shifted to Bendigo. He has since progressed through the TAC Cup with the […]

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  • At the helm

    Four more pieces of the coaching puzzle have fallen into place ahead of the 2013 Mary-borough Castlemaine District Football Netball League season. Maryborough Rovers, Lexton, Talbot and Maldon have all announced their senior football coaches for next season. Incumbent coach Scott Sellers will take the reins for another season at Rovers, with the club likely to […]

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  • Maryborough in winning form

    Maryborough has bounced back into the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s top four courtesy of a 21-run win over Carisbrook in their round six clash on the weekend. After two losses in a row, the reigning premiers turned their fortunes around with a hard-fought victory over their arch-rivals in the competition’s only Saturday-Sunday fixture for the […]

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  • Brennan to lead Magpies

    The Maryborough Magpies have unveiled their coach for the 2013 Bendigo Football Netball League season, appointing Jeff Brennan to the role. Brennan, who will take over from Matt Aston and Joel Malone, was officially announced as the Magpies’ coach earlier this week, inking a two-year deal with the club which will take him to the […]

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