Sport

  • 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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  • ALL ABLAZE

    The Maryborough Supa IGA Blazers started 2010 off in style with a convincing 26 point win against the Wangaratta Warriors on Saturday night. In extremely hot conditions the Supa IGA Blazers jumped the Warriors in the first quarter and built a big lead, which they then held onto for the rest of the game. Big […]

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  • FIRST CLASS

    Cricket lovers from across the region are expected to flock to Princes Park to get a taste of Premier League Cricket tomorrow. Essendon and Casey-South Melbourne will face off as the Premier League, Victoria’s first-class league, heads bush tomorrow as part of the annual Premier Cricket Country Round. Among the players who will strut their […]

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  • CARTER-RIFIC

    Mornington sprinter Matt Carter ran his way into the history books on New Year’s Day, becoming the 116th winner of the Maryborough Gift. A favourite with punters ahead of the prestigious 120m race, Carter, the backmarker off five metres, surged to the biggest win of his athletics career at the Maryborough Highland Gathering. The 21-year-old, […]

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  • PACKED OUT

    The Maryborough Highland Gathering’s athletic events have attracted record numbers this year, with almost 700 athletes registering for 14 events. Six hundred and ninety-one runners will take to the track on Maryborough’s Princes Park on Friday across a range of distances. The meet’s blue-ribbon event, the Bendigo Bank Maryborough Gift over 120 metres continues to […]

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  • DANNY CLARK HERE

    Five time world championship cyclist, Danny Clark, will compete at the Maryborough velodrome on Monday, December 28 as part of the annual Central Goldfields Christmas Cycling Carnival track series. Clark, one of the world’s greatest cyclists, is now 58 years of age and resides in Queensland, but still competes. Recently, he was runner-up to Tour […]

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  • Bendigo country week squad

    Maryborough will compete in division one of the Bendigo Bank Country Week Cricket competing for the Neil Pollock Memorial Shield. Last year, Maryborough won the division two John Turner Memorial Shield and hopes to emulate that achievement. Captain of the Maryborough team is Marshall Bell and he and his co-selectors have picked a squad with […]

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  • BOWLERS ON TOP

    The bowlers were well on top in two of the three matches in A grade of the Maryborough and District Cricket Association on Saturday. One game had been concluded the previous weekend with Laanecoorie Dunolly narrowly getting the points over Beaufort in a high scoring contest. At the Clunes oval, Carisbrook was chasing the home […]

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  • Golf outplays Talbot

    Golf Blue has given its hopes of a premiership tilt in division one of the Midlands Bowls Association a real boost with a solid 17 shot victory over ladder leader, Talbot Gold on Saturday. The match was played on the MacLeod Green at Talbot but it was the Golf Blue bowlers who handled the green […]

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