Sport

  • 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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  • Junior basketball tournament success

    Maryborough was the top team in both the under 18 boys and girls competitions at the weekend’s annual Maryborough Junior Basketball Tournament. Teams travelled from Bendigo, Ballarat, Donald, Wedderburn and Castlemaine for the weekend’s basketball action. Matches were played throughout the shire, including Carisbrook, and great grand finals were contested at the main stadium with […]

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  • Third time lucky for Ali

    Toolern Vale trainer John Justice delivered one of the greatest rope-a-dope drives of his career and Thats Mister Ali did the rest on Monday, claiming the $25,000 Group 3 Central Goldfields Shire Maryborough Gold Cup in an ambush for the ages. In his third crack at the 2690 metre stand start feature and his 100th […]

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  • Colts Phelans’ British import

    The Colts Phelans Cricket Club has undergone a British invasion of sorts, with a Bristol-based batsman joining the club’s ranks for season 2010-11. Ryan Thorpe, 18, has joined the club for a summer of cricket, all the way from his home club, Claverham C.C., and a Welsh Premier League Club, Mumbles C.C. The right-handed batsman […]

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  • Blazers rack up second win

    Deniliquin Giants travelled to Maryborough for the second round of the CBL’s north east conference basketball action on Saturday night. After mixed results the previous weekend, coach Matt Johnston was looking for greater consistency in the Blazers game versus the Giants. After a slow start, Maryborough began to push the ball up the court a […]

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