Sport

  • Golf Blue charges to first victory

    Some teams seemed to like the hot and humid weather while others struggled in Goldfields Bowls Division Tuesday pennant. At Dunolly it was Dunolly Blue who got home comfortably against Highland Gold. Scores were tight early, but after the lunch break the Dunolly bowlers proved too steady for their opponents. Marg Davies defeated Gwenda Baker […]

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  • Rain plays havoc with sport

    Rain has again played havoc with weekend sports fixtures as 15.5 millimetres of downfall drenched the district on Saturday. While some sports, such as matches in the Maryborough District Cricket Association and Friday night’s action at the Maryborough Little Athletics Centre, took a week’s break due to the RACV Energy Breakthrough, very little other sport […]

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  • Talbot on top

    Talbot have regained outright top position in Goldfields Bowls Division Tuesday pennant. The climb back to the top came at the expense of Dunolly Blue who had the bye this round. Playing at home, Talbot took on the second Golf side, Golf Blue, winning two of the three contests. Talbot’s Angie Howard had a good […]

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  • Mixed bag with rain

    It was a mixed bag for sports across the Central Goldfields on Saturday. As rain — heavy rain— fell, accompanied by thunder and lightning, in the morning those that had already taken to fields were forced to flee, while those looking forward to the afternoon’s action had to wait and see what the weather brought. […]

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  • MDCA to take two week hiatus

    Maryborough District Cricket Association sides will be keen to get a win on the board tomorrow before the competition takes a two-week hiatus. Tomorrow’s one-day matches will be the final round until the competition returns on December 10, with a two week break in play scheduled owing to the 2011 RACV Energy Breakthrough on December […]

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  • Borough blitz Colts Phelans

    Maryborough has proven it is still the team to beat in the Maryborough District Cricket Association after embarrassing the previously-undefeated Colts Phelans by nine wickets on Saturday. With both sides heading into Saturday’s one day clash at Hedges Oval unbeaten, what shaped as the 2011-12 season’s most anticipated clash so far instead turned into a […]

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  • Narrow loss for Blazers

    The Palmer Electrical Maryborough Blazers suffered a heartbreaking loss in round four of Country Basketball League — North East Conference. Maryborough took on league leaders the Wodonga Wolves in front of a vocal home crowd at the Maryborough Sports & Leisure Centre on Saturday night. The Blazers travelled to Wodonga two weeks ago and suffered […]

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  • Gavan set to represent Australia

    Avoca cricketer Gavan Hicks is set to head to South Africa later this month to compete in his third INAS All-Abilities Tri-Nations Series. Facing off against players from England and South Africa in the one-day, Gavan and his Australian teammates will be chasing their third Tri-Nations title in as many tournaments when they head overseas […]

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  • Golden run for Glenferrie Alexis

    Glenferrie Alexis has taken out the 2011 Central Goldfields Shire Maryborough Gold Cup. The six-year-old mare edged out second placed Composed and Jaccka Clive to win the $25,000 cup. The Craig Demmler trained mare had recently been racing very well in good company without any luck. “It was a really deserved win,” said Les Chapman, […]

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  • Premier Cricket hits Princes Park

    North Melbourne steamrolled Hawthorn-Monash University by 72 runs in their Victorian Premier Cricket one-day clash at Maryborough’s Princes Park over the weekend. After more than 20 mm of rain fell in the early hours of Saturday morning, the sun shone brightly on the Princes Park oval, and with the pitch protected from the early morning […]

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