Sport

  • MCDFNL season kicks off

    The Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League kicks off the 2013 season tomorrow night and there will be at least one bright star covering the field with Carlton legend Anthony Koutoufides preparing to play in the season opener. Confirmed earlier this week, Koutoufides will line up for Carisbrook in the traditional stand alone season opener, […]

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  • First up win

    Jeff Brennan has made the ideal start to his coaching career at Princes Park, guiding the Maryborough Magpies to an impressive 45 point win over Castlemaine on Saturday. Despite the large final margin Castlemaine played competitive football throughout the match, and Maryborough needed a passionate half time plea from the new coach to later run […]

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  • No U18 Pies

    Maryborough will not field an under 18 football side in the upcoming Bendigo Football Netball League season. The Magpies’ 2013 season gets under way tomorrow at Princes Park when they take on Castlemaine. A lack of numbers has forced the club to not field an under 18 side, something president Mick Reid says is disappointing. […]

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  • Gun Club gets funding

    Maryborough’s gun club has become a “hub” for training Parks and DSE staff how to use a gun and get a licence to do so. The club and Maryborough Education Centre are also exploring plans for clay target shooting to become part of MEC’s curriculum. The club’s increased emphasis on providing firearms training was highlighted […]

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  • Cyclists here

    Hundreds of cyclists will converge on Maryborough this weekend for the 13th annual South Pacific Veterans Cycling Championships. Cyclists from Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania will contest five different events over four days of racing. Victorian Veteran Cycling Council president, Tom Finning, said entries have been strong with a steady […]

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  • Three-peat

    Maryborough has been crowned the premiers for season 2012-13 in the Maryborough District Cricket Association. It is the third premiership in a row for the club, which has won 12 of the past 15 A grade deciders. Play resumed against Colts Phelans on Saturday afternoon at Princes Park with Maryborough 2/110, chasing Colts’ first inning […]

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  • Finals start

    Maryborough has the upper hand in its Maryborough District Cricket Association final against Colts Phelans. The decider got under way at Princes Park on Saturday, and after two days play it’s still anyone’s game, but the Borough would be confident with eight wickets in hand, trailing by 65 runs in the first innings. After winning […]

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  • MCDFNL to introduce under 12 competition

    An under 12 football competition will be introduced into the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League for the 2013 season. The move, formalised at a recent MCDFNL club delegates’ meeting, comes as the Midlands Junior Football League was disbanded. It is expected that under 12 matches will play on Saturday mornings in line […]

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  • Borough v Colts

    Maryborough and Colts Phelans will meet in this year’s Maryborough District Cricket Association final. Both sides won their weekend semi final, Maryborough defeating MKM, while Colts downed second placed Clunes. An Andrew Tatchell century set up Maryborough’s 128 run win at Princes Park. Winning the toss, Maryborough was first to bat. MKM would have been […]

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  • Carlton champion to line up for Redbacks

    Anthony Koutoufides will don the black and red and line up for Carisbrook in its season opener on April 13. The former AFL superstar, who played 278 games for the Carlton Football Club, will take the field for the reigning premiers in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League season launch against last years’ runners-up, […]

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