Sport

  • Surprise upset in squash grand final

    Alfa Romeo (Graham West, Rob Hurse, Jon Gray, Keith Burfoot and Ben Jordan) caused a major upset in the grand final of the Maryborough Squash Club, defeating top side Ferrari (Shane Miller, Gail Oliver, Yvonne Sluce, Alene Prinz and Michael Wilson) four rubbers to one. The Ferrari team had finished the 15 week season without […]

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  • TWO DRAFTED

    Former Maryborough footballers, Stewart Crameri and Eddie Prato, both found homes in Tuesday’s AFL rookie draft. Crameri was picked up by Essendon while Prato is with the Western Bulldogs. Crameri, 21, did pre-season last year with Essendon and was told that he had just missed out. Although very disappointed with this news, the talented high […]

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  • Massive entries received

    The popularity and significance of the Maryborough Highland Gathering has again been confirmed with a massive record entry of athletes nominating for events to be conducted at Princes Park for the 149th Gathering on New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1, 2010. Presently almost 700 entries have been processed with the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Gift ($10,300) […]

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  • Sarah Tatchell in winning Victorian under 15 cricket team

    The Central Highlands Region had three representatives in the Victorian Under 15 girls team which won the national championships last week. Maryborough’s Sarah Tatchell (Colts Phelans/East Ballarat), Lize-Mari Mitchley (Sunbury) and Jenna Fowlie (Bacchus Marsh). The national championships were held from December 2-8 at Caulfield Park. The Victorians headed into the final undefeated and were […]

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  • Three centuries in district cricket

    Maryborough seasoned campaigner, Jody Thomson, smashed the Colts Phelans bowlers to all parts of Princes Park on Saturday as he amassed an unbeaten 151 and helped push the total up to 8/332 in round eight of the Maryborough and District Cricket Association. Early in the day, the Colts bowlers had done a good job with […]

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  • Dunolly Gold upsets clubmate

    Dunolly Gold, the number two side in the club, upset its much more fancied Dunolly Blue team, in division one of the Midlands Bowls Association pennant competition on Saturday. Dunolly Gold, which won the division two premiership last season and was elevated to first division, is on the bottom of the ladder but did have […]

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  • Anne Ingham tops at Highland

    Anne Ingham is the Maryborough Highland Society club champion after winning a thrilling final against Norma Brumby. Things were tight early in the match with the score tied at five-all and again at 11-all after 13 ends in the 25-up final. Anne got on top and won nine shots over the next seven ends to […]

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  • Barb Crossley’s 22nd title

    Barbara Crossley won her 22nd Talbot Bowling Club championship last Thursday when she narrowly defeated Kathy Andrews. To have such a remarkable record is a sensational achievement for Barb, but she really had to dig deep to win her 22nd title. From start to finish the final was a close contest with scores tied at […]

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  • GAVAN HITS MCG TON

    Avoca’s Gavan Hicks, has lived every cricketer’s dream of making a century for Australia at the home of cricket, the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Playing in The Lord’s Taverners Cricket Tri Series for players with an intellectual disability, Gavan managed just nine with the bat in the opening match against South Africa. However, Australia went on […]

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  • ANOTHER WIN FOR SUPA IGA BLAZERS

    The Maryborough Supa IGA Blazers claimed another victory in the North East Conference of the Country Basketball League after defeating the Wangaratta Warriors last Friday night. The Blazers made the trip to Wangaratta slightly undermanned with big man Jason Stewart unavailable, however the inclusion of Shane O’Connor for his second game of the season gave […]

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