Sport

  • $1.2 m oval set to give sports a winning edge

    Maryborough Education Centre has taken a $1.2 million leap forward in relation to facilities. MEC’s new sporting oval was unofficially opened in December and staff and students alike were keen to see what the new establishment offered. An official opening ceremony is currently being planned. For many long and grinding months, the oval was closed […]

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  • Three-peat for Dunolly Blue

    Dunolly Blue has made it three premierships in three years in the Goldfields Bowls Division Tuesday pennant. The Dunolly side defeated Maryborough Highland Tartan by three shots in this week’s grand final at Avoca. A large number of spectators witnessed some excellent bowling from both sides in Tuesday’s deciding match. Scores were fluctuating through the […]

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  • Fly fishing success

    Maryborough angler Brian Hughes has returned from the Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships with the title of the fourth best fly fisherman in the Commonwealth. The fishing fanatic formed part of one of two Australian teams to take part in the competition, which attracted competitors from 16 Commonwealth nations. Fought out across five three-hour fishing sessions […]

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  • Fight back

    Maryborough Highland Tartan has fought back from its one shot defeat last match to win through to next week’s Goldfields Bowls Division Tuesday pennant grand final. Tartan finished Tuesday’s preliminary final one rink up, one rink beaten and the other rink resulted in a draw against Talbot. Playing on the Avoca greens, which were in […]

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  • Stewart Crameri takes home Jack Worrall Medal

    AFL star Stewart Crameri has been named the Goldfields Region Sports Association’s Jack Worrall Medal winner for 2011. The 23-year-old Essendon forward was announced as the winner of the medal for the Maryborough area’s most outstanding sportsperson at Friday night’s presentation dinner. Crameri, who played senior football with Maryborough at age 16 before playing VFL […]

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  • Records at triathlon

    Records fell as one of the largest fields in recent history contested the 2012 Vision Super Central Goldfields Reverse Triathlon on Sunday. This year’s event not only had a large field of triathletes but also produced a new course record holder in the open women’s category in Sophie Hawken. With many first time triathletes and […]

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  • Tartan upset in final round

    Maryborough Highland Society Tartan could not overcome its final hurdle to remain undefeated for season 2011-12 in the Goldfields Bowls Division Saturday pennant. Avoca Red caused one of the upsets of the season in the final round before finals to beat Highland Tartan for the first time this division one pennant competition. Tartan struggled all […]

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  • Large field expected for reverse triathlon

    A large field of elite triathletes is expected to take part in this weekend’s Vision Super Central Goldfields Reverse Triathlon. Race organisers are hoping that an increase in prizes will entice new competitors to take part in Sunday’s triathlon, with the prizemoney for the Capilano Community Club Cup upped to $500 for this year’s event. […]

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  • Top of table up for grabs

    Carisbrook has caused a huge boilover in the penultimate round of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s 2011-12 season, defeating league leaders Maryborough by 34 runs on Saturday. A five-wicket haul to Carisbrook seamer Chris Dunn brought Maryborough’s hopes of an undefeated season undone, with the teenage medium pacer tearing through Maryborough’s much-vaunted middle order. Maryborough’s […]

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  • District tennis champions

    Murray Bond has claimed victory to be crowned the men’s A grade champion in the Maryborough District Tennis Association. The 23-year-old Bond won the highest men’s division of Sunday’s annual championships of the association, conducted at the Maryborough Tennis Centre. Bond won the title over Avoca’s Trevor Field who was chasing his eighth tennis association […]

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