Drouin Dragons roll out new social soccer format

Goalkeeper Alan Silver takes guard for his team during the opening night of the new GO5 competition on Wednesday at Bellbird Park.

Last week saw the beginning of the newest soccer competition in the region, the GO5’s social mixed soccer tournament. Previously there has been some summer social soccer, however, this is a new competition by Football Victoria and the Drouin Dragons

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Janette and Graeme crowned singles champions at Warragul bowls

Warragul Bowling Club’s newest singles champions Janette Gallasch and Graeme Davis.  It was Janette’s fifth club singles championship and Graeme’s first.

The final of the men’s and women’s singles championships for Warragul Bowling Club were played alongside each other on Sunday. Janette Gallasch played Elsie Hefford in the women’s on rink five and Graeme Davis played David Alderman in the men’s

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Outstanding Julie selected in state golf croquet squad

Warragul’s Julie Beasley is congratulated on being selected in the 2020 State Golf Croquet squad by club president Russell Marriott.

Warragul croquet player Julie Beasley has been selected in the 2020 State Golf Croquet squad to compete next year. It’s an outstanding achievement from Julie, who only began playing croquet five years ago after someone suggested she try it out.

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Tactical cycling gives Skinner first place

Craig Skinner sets up his ride to first place chasing down Shane Stiles and followed by Graeme Parker, Jayman Prestidge, Brett Kennedy and Rob Monk.

A small field of 14 riders contested race four of the Summer Criterium Series at the much-maligned Endeavour Street Circuit. The hotdog turns seem to suit only one rider, Shane Stiles, and many others are too frightened of losing or

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Kumara century propels Yarragon to top of the table

Gamini Kumara flicks a ball of his pads on his way to a commanding 119* against Garfield-Tynong on the weekend.

Yarragon 7/221 defeated Garfield-Tynong 157 Yarragon have stormed to the top of the ladder on the weekend, with a familiar face dominating the day to give the Panthers victory. Resuming on 1-7 needing a further 151 for victory, Jake Borsato

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Serong, Flanders and more realise AFL dream

Caleb Serong is presented with his new guernsey by his new coach, Justin Longmuir as Fremantle snapped up the classy midfielder with pick eight in the national draft. (Credit AFL Photos/Fremantle Dockers)

Two of the regions top young football talents have realized a childhood dream, with Caleb Serong and Sam Flanders both being drafted in the first round of the AFL National Draft on Wednesday night. Caleb was first to come off

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Western Park set Hallora 160 for victory

Captain coach Sam Batson made 31 in a crucial partnership with fellow batsman Leigh Diston on Saturday afternoon.

Two great rivals are shaping up for another classic, low-scoring encounter, with Natsai M’Shangwe the star on a day dominated by the ball. Winning the toss and batting, Western Park struggled against the new ball, as Aidan Phillips (2-31) struck

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Hallora marathon raising money for cancer research

Founder of the marathon, Daniel Pratt, is gearing up to run alongside hundreds of other entrants next month.

Next month, the road from Hallora to Drouin will be flooded with hundreds of runners taking on the Hallora Marathon challenge that is held each year to raise funds for the Peter Mac Foundation. It began in 2015, when former

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Cricket returns after three week washout hiatus

Jake Harper was stoic at the crease for his Drouin side, but it ultimately wasn't enough against the Panthers on Saturday.

Drouin 7/182(cc) defeated Yarragon 2/183 Yarragon has sent a signal of their intent this season, toppling reigning premiers Drouin at Bellbird in their Division 1 clash. Bowling first, Jayakody removed Bell (0) in the first over to give Yarragon early

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Warragul local Caleb Serong soars towards childhood dream

Warragul local Caleb Serong looks set to be a top five pick in this years AFL Draft.

Warragul’s Caleb Serong is primed and ready for the 2019 AFL Draft after a scintillating season of football for Geelong Grammar and the Gippsland Power. Touted as a top five pick in this year’s draft pool, Serong can now only

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