Sarah bowls over goals

Drouin’s Sarah Ashby formed part of the Victorian under 18 team to win its test series against Tasmania recently.

For an athlete that chooses to make small goals at a time, the bowling career of Drouin’s Sarah Ashby is starting to take off at a rapid rate. Having only played the sport for two years, Sarah formed part of

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No certainties in Mid Gippsland

Yarragon's Jake Borsato breaks away from his Morwell East opponent in the reserves game on Saturday.

Plenty is still up in the air in Mid Gippsland league where the final “five” is far from settled. The weekend threw up a few more possibilities with three rounds of home and away games to go. Yinnar, Thorpdale and

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Upsets muddy finals 

Racing for the ball are Warragul Industrials’ Josh Seri (left) and Ellinbank’s Jackson Parker.

Results in the three district leagues that played at the weekend – West Gippsland had the week off – further muddied the potential make-ups of the “final fives”. In Gippsland League fifth placed Morwell left the door open when it

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Colts dominate

Warragul Colts players Louie Patten and Tegan Rosin attempt to spoil Bunyip’s Jessie Ablett.

Sunday saw the Warragul Colts travel up the highway to play newly formed women’s team Bunyip in the Development League of the South-East Women’s. Warragul have been dominating the league so far this year, and this game was going to

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Footy finals’ feel

Warragul star Brad Scalzo is one of Gippsland League’s classiest ball winners but not normally seen as a high flyer; that was at least until Saturday with this perfectly judged jump to mark over a Bairnsdale opponent.

Thrillers, upsets and ladder movements – Saturday added a real finals’ feel in all four district leagues as the homeward run in the home and away rounds gains momentum. Mid Gippsland league is building to a great finish. Four sides

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Determination in WDJFL

Longwarry’s Cooper Brown attempts to dispose of the ball after being caught in a strong tackle during the under 12 match against Bunyip.

Throughout round 11 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League it was the promise of a league under 12 interleague victory that sought to distract the players from seasonal competition. However, nothing could take away the determination of the

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Caleb overcomes injury

Warragul footballer Caleb Serong will hope to help Victoria Country to a strong finish at the under 16 national championships.

Warragul footballer Caleb Serong is hoping to continue kicking goals for Victoria Country at the under 16 National Championships following what has arguably been the biggest challenge of his football career. Just seven weeks out from the opening match against

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Thrilling ride to finals

Bunyip’s Matthew Ross tries to scoop up a loose ball in the Bulldogs’ battle against Inverloch-Kongwak. The Sea Eagles continued to prove their worth as a West Gippsland premiership contender, while the struggling Bulldogs remain on the hunt for their first win.

The final six rounds of the Mid Gippsland League and the fight for positions in the final “five” promises a thrilling ride after some key results at the weekend. In Ellinbank and District, it is a three-way contest for 5th

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Footy finals ahead

Neerim-Neerim South’s Calum Shiels is brought down in a tackle by Buln Buln opponent Trent Baker.

Four of the top “five” positions in Gippsland, Ellinbank and District and Mid Gippsland leagues look well on the way to being settled. In Gippsland League, Moe overcame Warragul to tighten its hold on fourth spot after its seventh win

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No luck for Drouin

Jody Cooper plays in Bunyip’s 1-0 loss to Lyndale.

Drouin state league teams travelled to Somerville with its Seniors producing one of the better performances of the year. Right from the start, Drouin forced Somerville to play to their pace and style but unfortunately trailed 1-0 at half-time. In

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