Sport

  • Colts Phelans in solid spot

    Colts Phelans has tightened its grasp on second spot on the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s A grade ladder with a 40 run win over Carisbrook on Sunday. With rain affecting the first day of the scheduled two-day games, matches were forced into one day games, with Colts’ batsmen going on the attack against Carisbrook’s bowling […]

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  • Bushranger rides into town

    With his shaved head, pierced lip and covering of tattoos, Victorian Bushrangers fast bowler Jayde Herrick cuts a fairly imposing figure. However, during a visit to the Maryborough Education Centre on Tuesday to promote the Milo In2Cricket initiative, the tearaway quick was the king of the kids. Herrick, who will also line up for the […]

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  • Maryborough heads up A grade ladder

    Maryborough has proven it is still a force to be reckoned with in round two of the Maryborough District Cricket Association, recording a nine wicket win over Laanecoorie Dunolly on Saturday. Maryborough skipper Marc Cassidy’s decision to bowl first on a green Princes Park was proven correct shortly into Dunolly’s innings when opener Nathan Leist […]

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  • Matt claims medal victory

    Matt Andrews has taken out monthly medal honours at the Maryborough Golf Club following Saturday’s stroke round. Matt scored 73-10-63 to take out the medal as well as the A grade win, with Rob Daniell hot on his heels with 80-13-67. Doug Rowe topped B grade on 85-20-65 followed by Glen Bardsley with 82-16-66. Cyril […]

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  • Scene set for Avoca Cup

    A crowd of 4500 is expected for tomorrow’s $15,000 PJA and Blue Pyrenees Avoca Cup. With Mornington-based Escape Artist likely to have a tilt at his third consecutive Cup, and Ballarat trainer Barry James also chasing a third Cup victory, the scene is set for a particularly lively day’s racing. Avoca Shire Turf Club manager […]

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  • Colts on the rise

    Colts Phelans has signalled its Maryborough District Cricket Association premiership aspirations in the league’s opening round, downing Carisbrook by six wickets. With incoming A grade captain Adam Balzan opting to send Carisbrook in to bat first on a slow Hedges Oval deck, Carisbrook could only manage 18 runs off the first 16 overs as Balzan […]

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  • Golf Club gets facelift

    Maryborough Golf Club will receive a major facelift and upgrade, funded by the sale of its housing development. The club is calling for tenders to design and build a new facade replacing its current faded and weather worn face. Construction of the new facade and associated landscaping works is stage two of a multi-stage upgrade […]

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  • Cricket season begins

    ­­The 2011-12 Maryborough District Cricket Association season will kick off tomorrow, with three A grade matches scheduled to take place. With the league losing two sides in St Arnaud and Clunes for the year, the A grade competition has now been reduced to just six sides for the year. St Arnaud has cut ties with […]

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  • Campbells Creek names new coach

    The Campbells Creek Football Netball Club has unveiled its new senior coach for 2012. Former Harcourt and Castlemaine premiership player Sean Smith will lead the Magpies in next year’s Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League season. Smith will bring a wealth of experience to the struggling Magpies, who finished season 2011 without a single win, […]

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  • Premier cricket to return to Maryborough

    Premier Cricket is set to make its return to Maryborough next month. Premier Cricket League clubs North Melbourne and Hawthorn-Monash University have confirmed they will hold their round five match at Princes Park on October 29. The match will be the second Premier League fixture Maryborough has hosted in two years, following on from Essendon […]

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