Sport

  • Maryborough named Victoria’s best little athletics centre

    Maryborough Little Athletics Centre has been named Victoria’s top Little Athletics centre. Maryborough was announced as the state’s top centre last month in recognition of its membership growth, involvement in Little Athletics programs and championship events and for its inclusive Friday night competitions, beating out 101 other centres around Victoria for the honour. “The win […]

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  • Kelly reaches his ton with a 21 goal haul

    Maldon spearhead Christian Kelly has notched up his century of goals — and then some — for season 2011 after slotting 21 majors against the struggling Campbells Creek on Sunday. Entering Saturday’s clash with the MCDFNL’s lowest ranked side, Kelly sat on 96 goals, and it didn’t take him long to reach the milestone mark, […]

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  • Last hope for Magpies

    The Maryborough Magpies will be out to keep their slim finals chances alive tomorrow when they host Kyneton at Princes Park. After a week off following a heavy defeat at the hands of Sandhurst, coach Matt Aston is confident his side is ready to go again in round 15 of the Bendigo Football Netball League. […]

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  • Tigers chalk up 10th straight win over Dogs

    Lexton has extended its winning streak to 10 games following a 136 point dismantling of Avoca in the first week of the split round 14 in the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. Travelling to Avoca for the first time since 2004, when the Bulldogs crossed to the MCDFNL from the Lexton Plains Football League, […]

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  • Battle for sixth spot

    Natte Bealiba and Harcourt will battle for sixth spot at Natte Yallock in the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League tomorrow. There are only three matches being played this weekend with a split round allowing teams a rest as the finals draw closer. In the other two matches of the weekend Royal Park […]

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  • Swans take the points in slippery conditions

    Natte Bealiba won a wet and slippery contest at Natte Yallock on Sunday, in a game that was in the balance until late in the final term. Newstead went into the game with a couple of youngsters in Brad Richardson who is a promising 15-year-old and Jonty Entwistle from the Bendigo Pioneers playing in the […]

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  • Late charge toward finals

    Only percentage is keeping the Maryborough Magpies out of the Bendigo Football League’s top five following a shock 18 point victory over South Bendigo at Princes Park on Saturday. Facing what is traditionally a hoodoo side for Maryborough, the Magpies scored their first victory over the Bloods in more than six years in Saturday’s round […]

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  • Redwood heats up 4000 strong crowd

    The hot pace of the on course action warmed 4000 people who at times watched mud fly for the 26th running of the Redwood Carnival. A total $125,000 wagered on course also helped heat things up as the popular event drew trots racing fans from across the nation and overseas to the Maryborough Harness Racing […]

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  • Redwood a time-honoured classic

    Two days of racing. Eighteen brilliant trotting clashes. Almost a quarter of a million dollars in prizemoney. The 2011 Redwood Carnival promises to be bigger and better than ever. The time-honoured Redwood is a fixture that is bookmarked on the calendars of almost every harness racing enthusiast. It’s one of those ‘must see’ events that […]

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  • Tigers score first victory

    Royal Park has celebrated its first win for 2011 with a four-point victory over Campbell’s Creek at the Tigers’ home ground on Sunday. The Tigers lived up to coach Justin Perry’s expectations to put in their best effort of the season against their fellow cellar dwellers in round 11 of the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine […]

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