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  • Richard Colman to speak at medal night

    A Paralympic gold medallist will be the quest speaker at the Goldfields Sports Association annual dinner to present the Jack Worrall Medal for 2011. Richard Colman, who has represented Australia at two Paralympic Games will be in attendance during the evening later this month that recognises sporting achievements. Born with spina bifida the 27-year-old Geelong […]

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  • Bomber visit

    Footy fans from the Central Goldfields will be able to meet some of their favourite AFL stars when the Essendon Football Club is in Maryborough on Monday. Players and coaches from Essendon will visit Maryborough on Monday as part of an AFL Community Camp that sees the AFL squad travel to Maryborough, Castlemaine and Kyneton. All […]

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  • Brook strikes back

    Carisbrook has struck a decisive blow in its battle with Laanecoorie Dunolly for third rung on the MDCA ladder, scoring outright points in the two sides’ clash on Saturday. Resuming at 136, Carisbrook went on to score 210, with all-rounder Sam Bartlett top scoring with 81. Bartlett saved his best performance of the match until […]

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  • On the rise

    Maryborough cricketer Sarah Tatchell already has her sights set on helping Victoria capture the under 18 female national title in 2013, after the state side fell to New South Wales in Tuesday’s final. Taking on NSW, who captured their eighth national title on the trot at the championships, which were held in Ballarat over the […]

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  • In control

    Colts Phelans, Carisbrook and Maryborough are in the box seat in their respective matches after the opening day of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s round eight. Both Colts and Carisbrook have already bowled their opponents out and passed their score, while Maryborough is poised on the verge of passing MKM’s 129. A four wicket haul […]

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  • Week woes

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association’s Country Week campaign has started in disastrous fashion, with the young side going down in its first three matches of the tournament. Relegated to division two to compete for the John Turner Memorial Shield after failing to win a game in last year’s division one, the change of scenery hasn’t […]

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  • Burnett bowls to singles crown

    Newstead bowler Bill Burnett has been crowned the Goldfields Bowls Division’s men’s singles champion. Burnett, who skips for Newstead in the Goldfields Bowls Division’s Saturday pennant, claimed his fourth Champion of Champions title after defeating Talbot’s Paul Adcock, 25-13 in the final at Avoca on Thursday. Burnett exploded out of the blocks in the final, […]

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  • Century

    A neat century to Gavan Hicks and 93 to Andrew Prisco enabled Avoca to post a score of 9/306 in its match against Lexton in round seven in the Roma Caravans Pyrenees Cricket Association. Avoca’s opening pairing of Matt Drummond and Prisco could not believe their luck when Lexton’s Colin Wakefield won the toss and […]

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  • Swans leader

    The final piece of the MCDFNL coaching puzzle for 2012 has fallen into place, with veteran midfielder Brent Mortlock named as coach of reigning premiers Natte Bealiba. Mortlock, who is a multiple best-and-fairest winner and two-time premiership player with the Swans, will have big shoes to fill following the retirement of 2011 coach Noel Jacobs. Jacobs […]

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  • Hot action on Gathering day

    Despite searing heat, athletes recorded some outstanding times during the Maryborough Highland Gathering’s athletics carnival. Maryborough Gift winner Matthew Eddy stopped the clock at 12.25 seconds, running off 7.25 metres in the 120 metre sprint. In the Gift’s women’s counterpart, the 120 metre Women’s necklace, South Australian sprinter Megan Letton took first place with a time […]

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