Sport

  • Cricket trio to play for Central Highlands

    Three young Maryborough cricketers will head to the state championships to represent the Central Highlands early next year. Colts Phelans batsman Branden Wagstaff, Carisbrook all-rounder Jakob Tidyman will head to the Victorian under 14 State Championships in mid-January next year, while former Colts Phelans and now Geelong Cricket Club legspinner, Tom Hart will represent the […]

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  • Top of ladder up for grabs

    Laanecoorie Dunolly will set its sights on toppling Maryborough District Cricket Association ladder leaders Maryborough when the two face off at Deledio Park tomorrow. In the MDCA’s first two-day fixture for season 2011-12, Dunolly will be aiming to accomplish what no other team has accomplished so far this season as they set out to defeat […]

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  • Magpies on the track

    Maryborough Magpies have hit the training track for the first time in preparation for the 2012 season in the Bendigo Football Netball League. About 30 players, from across the club’s three football sides were on hand at Princes Park for their first training session. While pleased with Friday night’s turnout, co-coach Matt Aston said with […]

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  • Cyclists ride in

    For the first time in 10 years, thousands of cyclists rolled into Maryborough as part of the Great Victorian Bike Ride. On the final leg of their journey, the cyclists descended into Maryborough on Saturday for their last stop before continuing onto Castlemaine on Sunday. Close to 4000 riders and participants made camp in Princes […]

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  • 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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