New pool a hit

Warragul swimmer Zoe Harrington took to the pool for Gippsland’s junior competition.

Warragul’s new outdoor pool was a hive of activity at the weekend, with Warragul Water Warriors hosting their first junior swimming competition at the new facility. With well over 300 swimmers from clubs across the district attending, the day proved

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Dragons’ historic day

Drouin Dragons player Paul Gummer boots the ball into attack, urged on by a parochial Drouin crowd.

Saturday was a historic day for Drouin Dragons Soccer Club, participating in the Football Federation Australia Cup for the first time in its history but unfortunately going down to Dandenong White Star 3-1. The club is participating in the FFA

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Blake breaks 100m record

Under 10 athlete Tristan Silver clears the bar in the high jump at Warragul Little Athletics.

Athletes, parents and younger siblings participated in a relay-a-thon at Warragul Little Athletics Centre recently, with 255 laps completed. The weather was kind and wasn’t too hot for Saturday’s little athletics program. Blake Davis broke his own record in the

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Wild Dogs win junior GCL finals

Warragul and District Cricket Association celebrates winning both the under 16 and under 16 finals of the junior Gippsland Cricket League competitions.

Warragul District Cricket Association has continued its strength in the junior Gippsland Cricket League competitions, winning both the under 18 and under 16 finals on Sunday. The under 18 team took home a hard-fought three-wicket win over Sale-Maffra despite being

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Meg lives AFL dream

Former Buln Buln local Meg Downie made her AFL Women’s debut for Melbourne in tough conditions at Casey Fields, Cranbourne on Sunday; Photograph: AFL Photos.

Like many other women taking to the field for the inaugural round of the AFL Women’s competition, former Buln Buln local Meg Downie was living the dream. Downie, who played junior football at Buln Buln, was one of three players

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No regrets in second

It was second place for Warragul cyclist Brenton Jones in Wednesday’s Herald Sun Tour prologue in Melbourne’s CBD.

Warragul cyclist Brenton Jones finished second in Wednesday’s Herald Sun Tour prologue in Melbourne’s central business district. Jones finished runner-up behind Dutch powerhouse Danny van Poppel, who broke the course record to claim stage victory. The flying Dutchman bettered Australian

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Big night of basketball

Taylah Giliam drives towards the basket on the way to scoring 17 points during the Country Basketball League semi final against the Korumburra Wildcats.

Both the Warragul Warriors men’s and women’s teams will contest the Country Basketball League Gippsland division grand final after prevailing in a big night of basketball at Warragul Leisure Centre on Saturday night. In front of a packed crowd cheering

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Ando’s Mac wins Warragul Cup

Ando’s Mac delivered on the big stage to bring home the Warragul Cup for trainer Jason Mackay and handler Milan Vodagaz.

New South Wales superstar Ando’s Mac showed his trademark determination to win Saturday night’s Group 2 Warragul Cup, the second leg of greyhound racing’s $800,000 Gippsland Carnival. The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner ran down the brilliant Aston Bolero to claim

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Wild dogs return

Ashlee Diston completes her swim leg in the new outdoor pool.

The Wild Dog Triathlon Club held the first races for the calendar year on Saturday in perfect conditions. The adult race was the ninth race in the 2016-17 season and the first held using the new Warragul outdoor pool in

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Scruffy takes honours

Gordon Turner with Scruffy Marshall after winning at Warragul last Wednesday.

  Veteran Gippsland horseman Gordon Turner has been successfully racing horses at Warragul for decades, and has unearthed another smart horse in Scruffy Marshall. The three-year-old turned in an impressive debut victory at Warragul last Wednesday, streaking clear of the

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