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  • Talbot on top of ladder in ladies’ bowls comp

    Talbot has taken over ladder leadership in the Maryborough District Ladies Bowling Association pennant competition, after defeating Maryborough Highland Society Tartan 76-66 on Friday. In an amazing performance, the Talbot team of Pam Watters, Shirley Donlon, Neta MacLeod and Geraldine Smith (skip) got up to win after trailing 1-19 after eight ends. After getting back […]

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  • THIRD IN STATE

    The Maryborough Highland Society team of Meryl James, Norma Brumby and Jan Turner (skip) have done very well to finish equal third in the State Triples. The Highland ladies won at association level and then won at Group level to advance to the playoffs in Bendigo last week. In the opening game, the Maryborough team […]

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  • OUTRIGHT THWARTED

    Colts Phelans missed out on outright points against St Arnaud on Saturday in A grade of the Maryborough and District Cricket Association. The previous week, St Arnaud had been dismissed for 137 and Colts Phelans resumed on Saturday at 3/136. Adam Balzan fell early to Bruce Hando for the terrific knock of 87 while Matt […]

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  • Highland Tartan and Avoca Red keep final hopes alive

    Avoca Red maintained its fourth spot on the Midlands Bowls Association division one ladder with a tight four shot victory over Golf Blue on Saturday. The Avoca Red side of Terry Howell, Jon Howell, Vic Hennessy and Gary Wallis (skip) carried the day with a solid 28-13 advantage over their Golf Blue opponents. The visitors […]

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  • TWO ROAD VICTORIES

    The Maryborough Supa IGA Blazers made it two victories from two outings on the road, facing off against Swan Hill and Deniliquin in last weekend’s action of the Country Basketball League – North East Conference. On Saturday night, the Blazers travelled to Swan Hill to take on the Summertime Pool Flyers. The Supa IGA Blazers […]

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  • BOWLERS ON TOP

    Competition resumed in the Maryborough and District Cricket Association on Saturday with Clunes, Maryborough and Colts Phelans all in winning positions in A grade. At Hedges Oval, St Arnaud batted first against Colts Phelans. Jacob Patching 27 and Bruce Hando 25 made contributions at the top of the order for St Arnaud but once they […]

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  • UPSETS GALORE IN LAWN BOWLS

    The Midlands Bowls Association pennant competition resumed after the holiday break on Saturday and three upset results took place in division one. Bottom team, Dunolly Gold, outplayed ladder leader Talbot Gold on the Dunolly green, Golf Blue had an all the points victory over Dunolly Blue and Highland Tartan absolutely thrashed Avoca Red 94-46. Dunolly […]

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  • CRICKETERS RECOVER TO DEFEAT CAMPASPE

    After a disastrous start to its Bendigo Country Week Cricket campaign, Maryborough recovered to defeat Campaspe easily. Maryborough batted first and Sam Bartlett and Matt Johnson were dismissed early but then Marshall Bell 13 and Martin Dell 18 took the score along to 50. However, both of these players were dismissed and then Martin Mark, […]

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  • HIT FOR SIX

    Local cricketers are set to return to ovals around the district tomorrow following the Christmas break for round nine of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s 2009-10 season. In what shapes as match of the round, and potentially one of the matches of the season, first-placed Maryborough will take on Carisbrook at Princes Park. Always a […]

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  • SWANS BLOW BOMBERS OUT OF THE WATER

    Casey-South Melbourne claimed victory in its one-day Premier League Country Round clash with Essendon at Princes Park on Saturday. Batting first, Essendon’s top order experienced a mini-collapse of sorts, their first four batsman managing just 48 runs between them. Former test opener and Victorian opening batsman, Chris Rogers was forced to retire hurt early in […]

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