Cricket finals action

Nick Harper made 37 to be a lynchpin of Drouin’s innings during the division one semi final against Hallora. Despite his best efforts, the Kangaroos advanced to another division one grand final.

  In finals cricket, the outcome of an entire game can rest on just a few moments, and this proved true on the weekend with Buln Buln claiming a one-wicket win with just three deliveries remaining in the game. Having

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Longwarry win Tuesday pennant

Longwarry defeated Traralgon to win the division four Tuesday pennant. Pictured back row from left Gerry Wakefield, Eddie Bluck, Laurel Purvis front row Lorna Sheedy, Fred Pitcher, Eileen Sparks, John Watts, Judy Eastwell and Vicki Hanks.

Longwarry’s Tuesday pennant team have taken out the divison four West Gippsland Bowls Division mid-week grand final, comfortably accounting for Traralgon by 21 shots. Longwarry were able to turn the tables after falling to Traralgon in the second semi final

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Longwarry win premiership

Longwarry skip Trevor Eastwell bowls during the division three grand final at Trafalgar on Saturday.  His rink won 27/18 to help his team to an overall 39-shot victory. 

Longwarry had a convincing 39-shot win to claim the division three premiership and earn elevation into division two for the 2018/19 season. Division three: Longwarry 116 defeated Traralgon RSL 77. Played in perfect conditions for lawn bowls, Longwarry won three

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Talented netballers spotted

Warragul District Netball Association athletes Hollie Smith and Ondine Olsson have been invited to take part in the Gippsland Institute of Sport Netball Academy.  Pictured, from left, are Fiona Cathcart, Hollie Smith, WDNA president Karen Romano, Ondine Olsson and Karen Dellar.

Two athletes from Warragul District Netball Association have been invited to take part in the Gippsland Institute of Sport Netball Academy. Netballers Hollie Smith and Ondine Olsson were invited to the institute’s development squad after being identified through participation in

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Top tennis on show

Runner-up Alex Radcliffe (left) congratulates winner of the under 18 girls section Cassidy Holland after the Baw Baw Tennis Association annual singles tournament.  Alex was also a winner, taking out the under 15 girls section.

The Baw Baw Tennis Association held its annual singles tournament recently. The weather was on side this year with perfect conditions for tennis. There were about 50 entrants from association clubs, with outstanding tennis played by all competitors and faultless

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Eastwell is stellar

Warragul’s Stacey Best fired with the ball in division four, returning the figures of 6/121 from 27 overs in the match against Western Park.

Brent Eastwell’s stellar season continued on Saturday, with his three-wicket haul helping to well and truly put Buln’s division one team in the box-seat before play was abandoned due to inclement weather. Ellinbank had elected to bat after winning the

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Camp prepares Storm

Local netballers who attended the Storm fitness camp included Lucy McKellar, Olivia Konstanty, Sienna Green and Alexandra Brice.

Gippsland Storm Elite Development Netball Club recently had its annual fitness camp at Allambee Camp, just south of Yarragon in the Strzelecki Ranges. Including coaches’ players and support staff, close to 100 people attended the camp in preparation for the

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Exceptional century

Longwarry’s Isaac Carney drives during a tight six-run win over Yarragon in division three.

  An exceptional century from John Perry marked day two of proceedings between Buln Buln and Drouin on Saturday, but not even his stunning unbeaten 137 could help the Hawks to victory, with the Lyrebirds extending their lead at the

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One day victory

Buln Buln defeated Hallora in the one-day final. Pictured back row from left Dave Armour ( team manager) Jarryd Kilday, Corey Jagoe, Reece Campbell, Brent Eastwell (man of match), Lochie Jagoe, Jackson Noonan, front row Rhys Holdsworth, Bryce Monahan (captain) Jack Paull, James Ireland,Jack Armour, Andrew Burdett (12th man).

  A stunning century from Brent Eastwell has helped Buln Buln claim the division 1 one-day flag on a day where bat well and truly dominated ball. Eastwell strode to the crease with the score 2-45 early in the piece,

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Ironman challenge

Heidi Gratton is looking forward to competing in the Geelong 70.3 Ironman with good friend Steph Andreatta.

According to Warragul’s Heidi Gratton, the whole sport of triathlon and Ironman is contagious and she blames her addiction on the local Wild Dog Triathlon Club. Well, that is her explanation for firing up for the Ironman 70.3 Geelong Sunday.

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