Gulls win Gazette Cup

Warragul football club president Chris Blackwood and secretary Karen Baum had reason to look a lot happier than Drouin president Chris Soumilas when presented with the Warragul and Drouin Gazette Cup by The Gazette’s Donna Lynn (second from right).

Warragul retained the Warragul and Drouin Gazette Cup fought out by all of the football and netball teams on Sunday. What was most thrilling for the Gulls in taking the cup was that its A grade netball side defeated Drouin

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Silver for basketballers

Warragul District Amateur Basketball Association athletes Dallas Loughridge and Georgia Koopmans helped Victoria Country to a silver medal in the Australian Junior Championships held on the Sunshine Coast last week.

Warragul District Amateur Basketball Association athletes Dallas Loughridge and Georgia Koopmans have helped Victoria Country to a silver medal in the Australian under 16 junior championships. The four Victorian teams were grand finalists for the first time since 2001 at

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WDJFL a clear winner

The WDJFL under 12 team celebrates a grand final win in an Interleague Carnival in Sale.

Warragul and District Junior Football League was a clear winner in the under 12 competition of the Interleague Carnival in Sale. The WDJFL won all five matches over two days heading into the grand final against Southern Gippsland in a

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Dragons conquer Strikers

Bunyip’s Declan Bishop finds his way around his Drouin opponent during the state league division five match.

Drouin Dragons state teams travelled to Bunyip on Saturday for a tough match between the two local state five soccer clubs. Played in pretty ordinary weather with gusty wind and driving rain, Bunyip Soccer Club put on the pitch lights

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Marist hosts carnival

Marist Sion College goal shooter Olivia Sheehan steps in to shoot for goal.

Marist Sion College put in a competitive effort at the 24th national Marist netball carnival last week. Warragul hosted the event, with schools from across Australia descending on the Burke Street courts for three days of competitive competition. Beginning the

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Bulls take Cup

The Poowong-Loch and Bunyip under 12 players were keen for their contest to determine the winner of the inaugural BCNA Pink Sports Day Cup.

Round 12 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League saw the Poowong-Loch Bulls and Bunyip junior football clubs play off for the inaugural Breast Cancer Network Australia Pink Sports Day Cup with Bulls taking home the cup with two

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Longwarry impress 1968 heroes

Past players Ray Serong, Joe Prout, Michael Stephens and Kevin Stephens join Longwarry Football Club president Steven Tuite to celebrate the club’s history during its match against Nilma-Darnum.

Longwarry consolidated its position in the top five with a big win over Nilma-Darnum, 24-17 (161) to 5-6 (36). Playing in front of its 1968 premiership heroes and no doubt looking to repeat that history some 50 years on, the

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Cricketers in Asia

Bill Best batting on a difficult rubber matting wicket in Japan, with Mt Fuji in the background.

Local veteran cricketers travelled to Asia to contest against teams from Kowcoon, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Japan. Sixteen over 60s Victorian cricketers travelled with their partners with the Japan leg of the tour taking in Yokohama (Tokyo) and Sano. The

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Greyhound wins in Auckland

Grant Pask of Bunyip was in Auckland to watch Ring the Bell, owned by a syndicate that also includes his brother Glenn from Drouin and Jamie Baxter of Longwarry, win New Zealand’s most prestigious greyhound race, The Duke of Edinburgh Silver Collar, last Saturday week.

A greyhound with strong local ownership connections has taken out New Zealand’s most prestigious race for the second year in a row. Ring the Bell, raced by the Four Frothys Syndicate that includes Grant Pask of Bunyip, his brother Glenn

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Bunyip continue charge

Nicole Cicciari kicks into attack for Bunyip during the win over Morwell East on Sunday.

Second-placed Bunyip continued its charge in the AFL Gippsland women’s competition when they travelled to Morwell East on Sunday. The Bulldogs, who sit below the undefeated Boisdale-Briagolong, travelled to Morwell’s Ronald Reserve to take on the bottom placed Morwell East

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