Sport

  • BACK IN FIVE!

    The Maryborough Magpies won back fifth spot on the ladder on Saturday with a gutsy nine point victory over Kangaroo Flat at Princes Park. After losing Corey Taylor and Luke Treacy during the week with injuries, the selectors made a couple of surprise moves with coach Shane Fisher back in the line-up and making his […]

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  • Mitchell to play tennis in fiji

    Mitchell Burman, from Carisbrook, has been invited by Tennis Australia to attend an International Tennis Federation tournament in Fiji. The tournament is known as the Oceania Closed Championships and has an entry of only 32 invited players internationally. Mitchell has been selected as one of 12 Australian boys who will attend. This week, Mitchell thanked […]

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  • Senior soccer team competing in the Ballarat reserves competition

    This season, the Maryborough City Soccer Club has been running a senior team in the Ballarat and District Soccer Association reserves grade. There were a number of players who wanted to play Ballarat and District Soccer Association at under 17 level but not enough to fill a full squad; consequently, the committee decided to enter […]

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  • BULLDOGS BITE BACK

    Avoca defeated Newstead at the Avoca Public Park on Saturday in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League round 15 clash. Julian Field dominated around the ground as did Lachlan Edwards as the Bulldogs midfield won the clearances out of the middle on the day. Newstead lifted the intensity in the final term […]

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  • Players keen to get back into the action

    After the long mid-season break, players were eager to get back to their matches last Saturday in the Maryborough City Soccer Club although winter illness depleted some teams. In under 17, Spurs opened up the competition ladder by defeating leaders Wolves 3-2 and moving to within one game of them. While Daniel Carless had a […]

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  • Dunolly golf tournament

    Dunolly Golf Club held its 2010 annual tournament starting last Friday with the Phelan Funerals 4BBB stableford event. Winners were Graham Bilson and John Purcell with 49 points on a countback from Barry Lacey and Dave McDonald. The nine holes out was won by Colin O’Halloran and Adrian Browning with 24 points on a countback […]

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  • I See Icy Earl wins

    The Hunter family strengthened its connection with the Seelite Windows and Doors Redwood Classic when I See Icy Earl won Sunday’s 25th anniversary edition at Maryborough. Emerging trainer-driver, Glenn Hunter, emulated the deeds of his father Chris when the star of his four horse Trafalgar stable won the $50,000 Group 1. It comes seven years […]

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  • REDWOOD CARNIVAL

    Every Seelite Windows & Doors Redwood Classic is special, but Sunday’s 2010 edition at Maryborough is particularly significant given it will be the 25th running of the iconic event. And no driver rises to the occasion better when the famed race for two-year-old trotters reaches a milestone than Gavin Lang. The champion Melton horseman won […]

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  • LIVELY MOTH WINS

    Maryborough identities, Len and Irene Parker, were in the winners’ circle on Friday evening at Melton’s Tabcorp Park when their two-year-old filly, Lively Moth, won the coveted Vicbred Super Series 2YO Fillies final. Len said on Monday morning that hopes were high for Friday night’s final after Lively Moth had won the Edgar Tatlow final […]

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  • RIP LEXTON PLAINS?

    Football in the Maryborough and district is in for big changes and the future of the Lexton Plains Football League is in doubt following the WorkSafe Victorian Country Football League Review Panel concluded its interview process this week. The VCFL Review Panel had around 38 interviews within the four leagues within the Greater Ballarat area […]

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