Sport

  • Sammy shines in Wedderburn Cup

    Class prevailed in Sunday night’s Warehouse Sales Wedderburn Pacing Cup when Sammy Maguire took out the $12,000 event at Maryborough. Despite sitting parked at his first run since the Chariots Of Fire in July, the talented gelding lifted his earnings beyond $100,000 with the 15th win of his 26 start career. And he did it […]

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  • Top effort by local gymnasts

    Last Sunday, members of the Maryborough YMCA Gymnastics Club competed at the Footscray City Gymnastics Gymstar competition. Maryborough was one of the many clubs competing and the action got underway at 7.30 am. The competition consists of six apparatus – bars, beam, vault, rings, floor and parallel bars. Maryborough was represented by four squads, two […]

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  • Squash club championships

    There was an excellent turn out for the Maryborough Squash Club’s annual championships. There was the men’s section, ladies’ section and junior section. The men’s event had 10 contestants, including one of the junior players. Five players took part for the junior boys’ title and four ladies contested the ladies section. The men’s section was […]

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  • ANOTHER WIN FOR BLAZERS

    The Maryborough Supa IGA Blazers remain undefeated at home after round seven of the Country Basketball League – North East Conference after defeating Echuca Pirates by 43 points on Saturday night. This was the Blazers’ fifth victory this season and on the final buzzer it was decisive, 102-59. Maryborough came out firing with coach Matt […]

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  • Lachie Cameron off to Fiji

    Former Maryborough hockey player, Lachie Cameron, will represent the under 21 Australian Country team in the Oceania Pacific Hockey Cup in Fiji later this week. This is an open competition with teams from New Zealand, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and the Australian Country under 21 side. Lachie is captain of Strathdale in the strong […]

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  • TALBOT SCRAPES IN

    While the rain put a bit of a dampener on the Midlands Bowls Association pennant competition, Talbot Gold won a tight contest against Dunolly Blue by four shots. The game was played on the MacLeod Green at Talbot and for most of the afternoon it appeared the Yabbies were heading for a comfortable victory. However, […]

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  • Blazers defeated Gators

    In round six of the Country Basketball League – North East Conference, the Maryborough Supa IGA Blazers travelled to Shepparton to take on the Gators. The Supa IGA Blazers made the trip with only seven players because of injury and other commitments. With both teams setting their sights on finals this was a vital clash. […]

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  • Close matches in ladies’ bowls

    Three of the four matches in the Maryborough District Ladies Bowling Association pennant competition on Tuesday were close. Carisbrook showed that it is a team to be reckoned with after defeating Dunolly Blue 73-71 on its own green in a solid performance. The overall win kept the ‘Brook on top of the ladder, five points […]

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  • Highland side wins Group triples

    The Maryborough Highland Society team of Meryl James, Norma Brumby and Jan Turner (skip) will represent Group One after winning at Group level recently. The triples was played on the Mount Xavier green in very warm conditions and the Maryborough District Ladies Bowling Association representatives drew the bye in the first round. The Avenue team […]

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  • BOWLS UPSETS

    There were upsets galore in the Midlands Bowls Association pennant competition on Saturday with Highland Tartan inflicting Avoca Red’s third straight defeat, top side Dunolly Blue going down to Golf Blue and bottom team Dunolly Gold playing a tie with Talbot Gold. At the Maryborough Highland Society, the Tartans defeated Avoca Red 67-64. The Highland […]

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