Sport

  • Lady Blazers break their losing streak

    The Maryborough Lady Blazers registered their first win of the 2010-11 Country Basketball League — North East conference on Sunday. The Lady Blazers ventured to Geelong to take on the Corio Bay Lady Stingrays. With both teams looking for their first win of the season this was going to be a tight contest. In a […]

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  • High drama in local cricket

    Round six of A grade competition in the Maryborough District Cricket Association was not without drama at the weekend. With a new look fixture following matches washed out continuously with rain, rain only managed to affect one match on Saturday. The clash between Beaufort and MKM was washed out on Saturday morning. With Beaufort receiving […]

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  • Four girls selected to represent country Victoria in basketball

    Four Maryborough girls are preparing to represent Victoria at an upcoming national basketball competition. Taylor Mason, Claire Constable, Ingrid Dellavedova and Eliza Roughead will all travel to Port Macquarie in January to represent country Victoria at the annual Pacific Coast Slam. The event, in its 10th year, will tip off on Monday, January 17, conducted […]

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  • Magpies take to the track

    The Maryborough Magpies began its preparation for next year’s season in the Bendigo Football Netball League with its first training session on Friday night. About 25 players took part in a time trial around Lake Victoria, a ball skills session and some boxing. Taking charge was the Pies’ new coach, former player Matt Aston. Aston […]

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  • Rain forces changes to MDCA draw

    It was mixed results on the weekend in the Maryborough and District Cricket Association. While there were no games played in the A grade competition all four games in the A reserve competition were played. Only a handful of matches were completed in the junior grades. As a result of the rain affected start to […]

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  • Recognition medal for harness racing’s longtime servant

    Carmel Dix’s passion for harness racing was ignited when the first horse she owned won its first race. The Maryborough resident last weekend was awarded with Harness Racing Victoria’s Distinguished Service Medal award at the prestigious Gordon Rothaker Medal night. Carmel has been the race day secretary at the Maryborough Harness Racing Club since 1972 […]

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  • Continuing on a winning way

    Golf Gold continued its winning way at the expense of Carisbrook in the latest round of the Maryborough District Ladies Bowls Association. Played on their home green, the golf bowlers were too experienced for their opposition. The match between Denice Prime for Golf and Carisbrook’s Melva Wright was played in two completely different halves. Melva’s […]

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  • New coach for Magpies

    Matt Aston has been appointed senior coach of the Maryborough Football Netball Club. Aston will lead the side as a non-playing coach in 2011. After playing all his junior football with Maryborough, Aston played his first senior game for the club in 1992. In that same year he was drafted to the Sydney Swans at […]

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  • Cairn Curran Classic a success

    Sailing boats, swimmers, kayakers and triathletes took to the waters and surrounds of Cairn Curran Reservoir on the weekend in the inaugural Cairn Curran classic. Approximately 40 sailing boats, 35 swimmers and 15 kayakers and triathletes took part on Saturday and Sunday. Organiser Ben Tulloch declared the event a great success with competitors from all […]

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  • Shayley picked in state team

    Maryborough cricketer Shayley Cornwill has been selected in the under 13 Victorian Primary School Sports Association (VPSSA) state girls team. Twelve-year-old Shayley plays for MKM Cricket Club in the under 14 competition — the only girl not only in her team but the competition. The left hand bat and right arm medium bowler, first started […]

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