Drouin Dragons ready to get back on the pitch in 2020

Drouin Dragons Paris Jessup is just one junior soccer player who will be excited to get back on the pitch on July 19

The Drouin Dragons Soccer Club will participate in the 2020 Gippsland Soccer League after an internal club poll demonstrated a large percentage of players wanting to play soccer in 2020.  The team have also entered an U15s team in the Metro competition. Club

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Monk making the most of it

Cyrus Monk has been living in Ireland during the coronavirus pandemic which forced him to take on new training habits.

While the coronavirus lockdown in Ireland was tougher than in Australia, Warragul cyclist Cyrus Monk wanted to make sure he was getting on the bike as much as possible, how he did was tricky to say the least. Ireland’s lockdown

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New bishop of Sale visits Warragul

Greg Bennet visited Warragul this week after he was named the new Bishop of Sale.

Monsignor Greg Bennet made his first visit to Warragul just three days after Pope Francis announced he would be the 10th Bishop of Sale. He will succeed Archbishop Patrick O’Regan who earlier this year was appointed Archbishop of Adelaide. Bishop-Elect

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Mt Baw Baw opens snow season

Mt Baw Baw has opened up to the public after a delayed season start due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Phone calls and accommodation inquiries are increasing as Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort celebrates a late opening of the snow season. Pushed back to June 22, the snow season is now underway with snow making in full swing, lifts spinning

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Speed limits to be reviewed at Traf intersection

A review into the intersection speeds will be taken soon.

Speed limits at a “dangerous” intersection in Trafalgar are finally being reviewed. Local police, Baw Baw Shire Council and Trafalgar residents have been calling for safer speed zones at the eastern end of Trafalgar for years. The Princes Hwy intersection

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Nanette Fry named life member at Drouin Croquet Club

Nanette Fry was presented with her life membership recently.

Drouin resident Nanette Fry recently had Life Membership bestowed upon her for her outstanding service over the years to the Drouin Croquet Club. Nanette joined the club in October 1991 and has shown great initiative and dedication to the club

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Land of the rising Sun

Sam Flanders has begun his AFL journey in one of the more tricky situations, dealing with a pandemic and a new environment all in one go, but he's embraced the challenge.

For a country kid like Sam Flanders, the bright lights and buzzing media were something he had never seen, but during the last year’s AFL Draft, he found himself at the centre of it all. On November 29, Flanders joined

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No positive COVID-19 test results in Warragul

General Manager of Central Clinic Mario Gupta said that if anyone is suffering from symptoms, they should book a test at the clinic.

There has not been one positive result to the COVID-19 virus that has been registered from 3600 tests in the wider Warragul area. The tests have been undertaken since April 27 when the Warragul Respiratory Clinic in Sutton St was

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Brigades left stunned after changes to district boundaries

Fire brigades have been met with changes to boundaries.

Volunteer firefighters from Trafalgar and Westbury brigades have been left stunned after district boundaries were changed without consultation. Latrobe West Fire Brigade in Moe will be transferred to the new Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) service and is set to take

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2020 senior season cancelled across leagues

The West Gippsland, Gippsland and Mid Gippsland football leagues all cancelled their senior seasons this week, with Ellinbank set to officially cancel their own on July 1 as well.

Senior football and netball will not be played this season with the four leagues – Mid Gippsland, Gippsland, West Gippsland and Ellinbank and District Leagues deciding to cancel all games. Ellinbank and District will not officially cancel its season until

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