Sport

  • Pair gets Colts home

    A gritty 108-run partnership between Dayne Baker and Ben Hoban has helped Colts Phelans to a three wicket victory over MKM in round seven of the Maryborough District Cricket Association. Chasing 193, Colts found themselves at 3/52 early in the day, teetering on the edge of defeat, before Baker and Hoban dug in to get […]

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  • Falcons are squash premiers

    Grand finals at Maryborough Squash Club on Monday night provided the expected result with top Falcons dominating Condors to win 4-0. The lower ranked Condors unexpectedly made it into the finals playoff against Falcons and had a huge job ahead. This was made even harder by beginning the night minus one team member, and although […]

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  • Cricket trio to play for Central Highlands

    Three young Maryborough cricketers will head to the state championships to represent the Central Highlands early next year. Colts Phelans batsman Branden Wagstaff, Carisbrook all-rounder Jakob Tidyman will head to the Victorian under 14 State Championships in mid-January next year, while former Colts Phelans and now Geelong Cricket Club legspinner, Tom Hart will represent the […]

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  • Top of ladder up for grabs

    Laanecoorie Dunolly will set its sights on toppling Maryborough District Cricket Association ladder leaders Maryborough when the two face off at Deledio Park tomorrow. In the MDCA’s first two-day fixture for season 2011-12, Dunolly will be aiming to accomplish what no other team has accomplished so far this season as they set out to defeat […]

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  • Magpies on the track

    Maryborough Magpies have hit the training track for the first time in preparation for the 2012 season in the Bendigo Football Netball League. About 30 players, from across the club’s three football sides were on hand at Princes Park for their first training session. While pleased with Friday night’s turnout, co-coach Matt Aston said with […]

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  • Cyclists ride in

    For the first time in 10 years, thousands of cyclists rolled into Maryborough as part of the Great Victorian Bike Ride. On the final leg of their journey, the cyclists descended into Maryborough on Saturday for their last stop before continuing onto Castlemaine on Sunday. Close to 4000 riders and participants made camp in Princes […]

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  • Golf Blue charges to first victory

    Some teams seemed to like the hot and humid weather while others struggled in Goldfields Bowls Division Tuesday pennant. At Dunolly it was Dunolly Blue who got home comfortably against Highland Gold. Scores were tight early, but after the lunch break the Dunolly bowlers proved too steady for their opponents. Marg Davies defeated Gwenda Baker […]

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  • Rain plays havoc with sport

    Rain has again played havoc with weekend sports fixtures as 15.5 millimetres of downfall drenched the district on Saturday. While some sports, such as matches in the Maryborough District Cricket Association and Friday night’s action at the Maryborough Little Athletics Centre, took a week’s break due to the RACV Energy Breakthrough, very little other sport […]

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  • Talbot on top

    Talbot have regained outright top position in Goldfields Bowls Division Tuesday pennant. The climb back to the top came at the expense of Dunolly Blue who had the bye this round. Playing at home, Talbot took on the second Golf side, Golf Blue, winning two of the three contests. Talbot’s Angie Howard had a good […]

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  • Mixed bag with rain

    It was a mixed bag for sports across the Central Goldfields on Saturday. As rain — heavy rain— fell, accompanied by thunder and lightning, in the morning those that had already taken to fields were forced to flee, while those looking forward to the afternoon’s action had to wait and see what the weather brought. […]

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