Sport

  • MDCA faces umpire shortage

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association faces an uncertain start to the 2010-11 season — but it won’t be a lack of players or pitches that may shake up the October 16 starting date. Instead, a shortage of umpires could mean that players are forced to umpire their own games. MDCA president, Kevin Koop, said the […]

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  • Bowls is underway

    The Midlands Bowls Association pennant competition began its 2010-2011 season on Saturday with three matches being played in division two. There are 14 rounds to be contested in both division one and division three and 15 rounds in division two, thus the early start. Winning teams in division two were Talbot Brown easily over Dunolly […]

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  • Bulldogs’ netball double

    Avoca has remained undefeated to claim the Maryborough Castlemaine Football Netball League’s A grade netball flag. The Bulldog’s mix of experience and youth, combined with some slick ball movement and accurate shooting saw the Bulldogs A grade netballers defeat Newstead, 42-35. The ’Dogs never looked like being headed by their oponents, their finals experience coming […]

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  • Dons’ day out

    A fierce, attacking third quarter helped Maldon roll over the top of Avoca and claim a 14 point victory in the Bendigo Bank MCDFNL Grand Final at Princes Park on Sunday. The win ends a 22 year drought for Maldon and sees the premiership cup again denied to Avoca who last tasted senior success in […]

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  • Bulldogs v Bombers

    The Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League grand final takes place at Princes Park this Sunday and Avoca and Maldon will be out to achieve the ultimate success for the 2010 season. Avoca last achieved premiership glory back in 1998 when they defeated Lexton by 76 points when playing in the Lexton Football […]

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  • Maldon advances to grand final

    Maldon will take on Avoca in the 2010 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League grand final after defeating Maryborough Rovers by 60 points in their preliminary final clash. A big crowd was in attendance at Hedges Oval and witnessed a thrilling performance by small Maldon forward, Dave Carroll, who slotted 10 goals. Rovers captain Brad […]

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  • Ashlee Lierich takes honours

    Dunolly’s Ashlee Lierich is the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s A grade best and fairest for the 2010 season. Ashlee, with 26 votes, won from Avoca veteran and league life member Stacey Blair who polled 20 votes at Monday night’s count. In equal third position on 17 votes were Carisbrook teammates Sherridan Byrne and […]

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  • Matthew Peake wins Berry Powell medal

    Campbell’s Creek midfielder, Matthew Peake, has been named the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s Berry Powell Medallist for 2010. The experienced midfielder polled 25 votes to finish in front of Maldon coach Shaun Burchell on 19. Maldon’s Tom Cain, Newstead Ethan Ford and Peake’s teammate, Matt Hodoras, all tied for third on 15 votes. […]

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  • Alisha and Olivia crowned as Bendigo league best and fairest

    Maryborough defender, Alisha Chadwick, has been crowned the Bendigo Football Netball League’s premier netballer, taking home the Betty Thompson Medal on Sunday. The veteran goal defence polled 24 votes to win the prestigious award from Sandhurst mid-court gun, Meaghan Atkins, at Sunday’s BFNL best and fairest presentations. Chadwick polled strongly towards the end of the […]

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  • Avoca into grand final

    Avoca defeated Maldon in the second semi final at Dunolly on Saturday and won their way into their second grand final of the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League. A big crowd witnessed the battle between Avoca and Maldon and the Bulldogs set up the win with a dominant first quarter as they […]

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