Gulls kick off on Good Friday

Warragul’s Simon Fairbairn is caught in a strong tackle against Morwell in last year’s Good Friday match.  The two clubs will again clash on Good Friday in 2018.

Warragul will kick off its Gippsland League campaign on Good Friday, hosting Morwell in the second annual Good Friday match between the two clubs. Reigning Gippsland League premier Leongatha will unfurl its premiership flag on the opening day of the

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Walsh century rescues Lyrebirds

Brayden Notman chipped in with 38 to keep the momentum going for Hallora in the division four match, as Warragul wicketkeeper Toby Shelton watches on. Shelton finished the innings with five stumpings.

An extraordinary century from Jeff Walsh has helped Buln Buln post a hefty total against Western Park, with the veteran’s knock rescuing the Lyrebirds from early danger. Striding to the crease with the scoreboard reading 4-48, and with the usually

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Cousins represent Victoria

Cousins Holly Stephens (left) and Amity Stephens of Longwarry Netball Club will represent Victoria in the Australian Indoor Netball Junior National Championships later this month.

Longwarry netballers Amity Stephens and Holly Stephens will soon show their skills in Brisbane whilst representing Victoria at the Australian Indoor Netball Junior National Championships. After three months of training and learning indoor netball rules at various metropolitan locations, the

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Twin centuries for Parkers

Western Park’s Sam Serramondi plays an expansive drive through the off-side during the division four match against Drouin.

Twin centuries from Matthew Wakefield and Sanjaya Gangodawila have propelled Western Park to a thorough demolition of Yarragon. The Warriors were simply unstoppable on a day where the Panthers were forced to toil. In pursuit of 165, Western Park began

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Umpire coach recognised

Gippsland Umpires Association coach Paul Vaughan receives the inaugural Greg Sidebottom Memorial Award at AFL Victoria’s community awards night.

Gippsland Umpires Association head coach Paul Vaughan has been recognised for his outstanding work in 2017, taking out the inaugural Greg Sidebottom Memorial Umpire Coach of the Year award at the AFL Victoria community awards night on Friday. Several of

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Jindivick shows fight

Jindivick’s Flynn Pallot cuts through gully during the successful run chase in the under 14 match against Drouin.

A fighting innings from Jindivick has seen them just topple Drouin’s score of 76 in the weekend’s under 14 action, making 7-85 to win. Runs were shared as Drouin’s Ryan Maric (3-8) and Bill Gibbons (2-9), triggered a mini-collapse to

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Crowned champion

St Paul’s year seven student Alexandar Mirkovic at the recent 2017 Taekwondo National Championships held in Bendigo.

Year seven St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School student Alexandar Mirkovic was crowned national champion for his division at the recent Taekwondo National Championships in Bendigo. Alexandar competed in the 34 to 37kg red belt 12-14-year-old males, winning his first fight

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Athletes in action

Rachael Turner records a strong throw in the shot put.

Following horrendous weather last week that saw some events being abandoned, Warragul Little Athletics Centre ran a full program in cool conditions on Saturday. Athletes in the under 11 to 16 age groups participated in javelin and 1500 metres, while

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Joel makes USA debut

Mike and Di Whitford made the trip from Neerim South to watch their son Joel Whitford carve out the start of his punting career in the United States.

Former Neerim footballer Joel Whitford is beginning to make waves as a punter in the United States, helping the University of Washington Huskies to a 6-1 start to the football season. Having secured a three-year scholarship with the University of

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Hallora win grand final rematch

Jindivick’s Phill Young bowls during the division three match against Longwarry.

Fraser Duncan played the quintessential captain’s knock to help Hallora claim victory in their division one grand final rematch against Western Park. The Kangaroos (8-151) claimed a thrilling four-run win over the Warriors (147). Having lost the toss Hallora were

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