Drouin storm into grand final

Bryce Monahan bowls to Ben Spicer in the division one semi final between Buln Buln and Ellinbank.

An in-form Drouin side has stormed into the Warragul District Cricket Association grand final, with a sensational bowling performance sending them to the big dance. Batting first against Western Park on a wicket with lack of carry, Damon Healy and

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Gippies swim success

Jess Emmett made 15 finals with three gold, one silver and three bronze in individual races and two bronze in relays.

More than 400 swimmers from seven Gippsland clubs gathered at the Lex Glover Aquatic Centre in Sale to compete in the 2019 Gippsland Swimming championships recently. The annual event referred to as ‘Gippies’ saw 122 events over three days, with

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Drouin win thriller

Drouin's division one team celebrate victory over Traralgon in the midweek pennant grand final.  The team are (back row, from left) Laurie Innes, Maureen Leighton, Sheryl Atkinson, Les Firth, Eileen Thorp, Graeme Aubrey, John Leighton, (front row) Steve Barr, Marg Schofield, Mary Firth, Pauline Appleyard, Lyn Jeffrey and Jan Aubrey.

Drouin are midweek division one premiers after a thrilling encounter against Traralgon last Tuesday. The grand final was played at Trafalgar. Traralgon was out to an early lead and kept Drouin at a safe margin until about the 14th end. 

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Western Park adds title

Western Park overcame a gallant Neerim District side to win the one-day final in division one.

Pictured, back row from left, Sanjaya Gangodawila, Jason Croft, Luke Gilbert, Troy Lehman, Joel Batson, Daniel Sheehan, front row, Tom Fawcett (mascot), Matthew Garner (12th man), Tyler McDonald, Leigh Diston, Sam Batson, Zane Harper and Matthew Wakefield.

Western Park added another pennant to its trophy cabinet with victory in the one-day final on Sunday, but it wasn’t without a fight from a gallant Neerim District side. The young Stags team, who won six matches to finish fifth

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Remarkable Longwarry

Longwarry Bowling Club’s division two premiers are (back row, from left) Hank Metselaar, Ken Towt, Mark Serong, Ian Peterson, Trevor Eastwell, Simon Counsel, Grant Pask, Ken White, Sharon Twite, (front, from left) John McCarthy, Gerard Mitchell, Judy Eastwell, Russell White, Elio Meggetto, Lloyd Maisey and Glenn Pask.  Absent are Brian Hennessy and Barry White.

Longwarry are WGBD division two premiers after a comprehensive 56-shot victory over Warragul at Trafalgar on Saturday. It has been a remarkable year for Longwarry who finished in top spot despite moving up a division following its 2017/18 division three

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Cricket called off

Warragul District Junior Cricket Association completed play on Saturday morning before senior matches scheduled for the afternoon were called off due to communities under threat from the Bunyip State Park fire.

Hallora’s Brad Ward bowls as Ellinbank’s Mathew Dare backs up during their under 16 match.

  The final round of Warragul District Cricket Association matches will revert to a one-day format following cancellation of senior matches on Saturday. With hot and windy conditions seeing several communities in the western end of the competition coming under

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WDCA take title

Warragul District Cricket Association defeated Seymour in the final of division three at Melbourne Country Week at Brighton Beach reserve on Friday.

Pictured back row from left Dave Armour (bus driver), Grant Duncan (scorer), Corey Jagoe, Brad Glover, Max Kelly, Hussain Ali, Sanjaya Gangodawila, Nuwan Perera, Gamini Kumara, front row Jack Armour (vice-captain) Ben Spicer, Troy Lehman, Fraser Duncan (captain) Norm Berry (coach) Sam Batson, James Williams; Absent: Jimmy Vela, Danny Sheehan, Matt Farthing, Joel Batson.

Warragul and District Cricket Association remained undefeated to take out the Melbourne Country Week cricket division three final. Warragul defeated Seymour, Hamilton and South West to finish the preliminary rounds on top of the division three ladder. With only four

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Leesa on big stage

Warragul Industrials player Leesa Guastella starred as the Giants accounted for the Magpies in the curtain raiser to the AFLW match between Collingwood and Greater Western Sydney.

Warragul Industrials player Leesa Guastella played on the big stage on Sunday when she took part in the curtain raiser match for the AFLW game between Collingwood and Greater Western Sydney at Morwell. Lining up for the Korumburra-Bena Giants in

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Exceptional tennis

Alex Radcliffe wins the Baw Baw Junior Tennis Association’s under 18 girl’s singles championship from runner up Kyra Manukau.

Baw Baw Junior Tennis Association held its singles championship at Drouin on Sunday. The tournament’s first matches kicked off at 8am on a foggy morning. The tournament saw some exceptional tennis played across all events, with the sun breaking through

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Longwarry into decider

Scoring is tight and pressure is high as Longwarry’s Kenneth Towt bowls in Saturday’s semi-final against Traralgon at Trafalgar.  After a thrilling five-shot win, Longwarry is into the division two grand final. 

Longwarry Bowling Club’s division two team won through to the grand final in two weeks after a thrilling win over Traralgon on Saturday. Several shots down early in the day, Longwarry fought back for a five-shot win. Division two: Longwarry

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