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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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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Umpires return to training at Bellbird Park

Goal Umpire Jeff Bell takes the ball during training at Bellbird Park.

While there has been much talk about the return of local football, an integral part of the game is back with the Gippsland Umpires Association resuming training at Bellbird Park. Training was brought to a halt at the end of

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Scotland star settles in Gippsland

Robbie, playing for Ross County here, honed his skills as a professional footballer in Scotland.

As winter settles in each year, many community sport players look to rug up. For one Warragul United player winter in Australia is a far cry from what he experienced in his homeland of Scotland. Robbie Stephen was used to

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Warragul Swimming Club return to the pool

Coach Andrew Marks speaks with swimmers Sam Wells and Corbin Blake when they returned to the pool last week.

The Warragul Swimming Club have returned to the pool, with sessions restarting after the break caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Swimmers dived in at the Warragul Leisure Centre on Tuesday morning, with another session also running at 4pm that afternoon.

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Three flags in four years for top Trafalgar side

Chris Kyriacou with his premiership guernsey and winning medallions.

Country football clubs can provide a lot for their members, supporters and players, but for Chris Kyriacou, it meant a fresh start and a new beginning, one that would lead to three flags in four years and a lifetime of

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Kennedy claims inaugural Warragul-Leongatha race

The group before setting off on the 120km return ride to Leongatha from Warragul on Sunday.

The inaugural Warragul-Leongatha-Warragul was staged on Sunday. For the past 64 years, the long weekend in June has seen the running of the Gippsland Three Day Cycling Tour. With COVID-19 restrictions in place, the Three-Day Tour is on hold until

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Watt a champion

Kathy Watt crosses the line to win gold for Australia in the women's road race at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992.

In 1992, Warragul born cyclist Kathy Watt shocked the world on the biggest stage when she claimed gold at the Barcelona Olympics in the women’s road race. The daughter of Warragul optometrist and renowned marathon runner Geoff Watt, Kathy was

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