Bloods claim premiership

Celebrating the MGFL premiership win are Trafalgar senior players: (back) Ashley James, Damien Mann, Klay Butler (obscured), David Van Schaijik, Lachie Farrell, Aussie Byrne, Dan Puglia, coach Clint Einseidel, Ben Doran, (centre) runner Brendan Dawson, Matt Goodman, Jesse Stone, Darcy Brock, Daniel Hayes, Hayden Brock, (front) Brad Hamilton, Jamie Hines, Tyson Leys, Matt Van Schaijik, Jace Butler, Rhys Holdsworth, Matt Swenson and Connor Noonan.

Trafalgar claimed a remarkable come from behind victory to win the Mid Gippsland Football League premiership trophy, defeating Yinnar 12-12 (84) to 9-14 (68). In front of a healthy crowd and in perfect conditions, the stage was set for a

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Close badminton contests

Labertouche Section 1 Grand Finalists- Andrew Ottrey, Kris Hughes, Ken Towt & Trent Hughes

Mid Gippsland Badminton Association grand finals were contested at the Warragul stadium recently. The grand finals had arrived following 16 weeks of competition and two rounds of finals. Although the ladder did not show how close the matches were each

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Brooke represents state

Drouin netballer Brooke Baker has been named in the Victorian team to compete at the Marie Little OAM Shield in Brisbane next month.

Drouin netballer Brooke Baker has been named in the Victorian team to compete at the Marie Little OAM Shield in Brisbane next month. Brooke was selected in the team of 10 after two weeks of trials and will compete for

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MiniRoos kick goals

Harvey Watkinson, Henry Bruce and Nathan Camier celebrate the end of the MiniRoos season.

Warragul United Soccer Club held its final day of MiniRoos for season 2018 on Saturday. The 95 MiniRoos braved the cold weather to compete in their final games for the year and enjoyed some activities, food and trophy presentations for

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Last game of AFL

Warragul’s Chris Roberts prepares to hit the MCG for his 223rd and final game as an AFL boundary umpire on Sunday alongside his wife Heather and children (from left) Nick, Bella and Makayla.

You hear about local footy heroes turned AFL superstars, but rarely do you hear the same for an umpire. Local AFL boundary umpire Chris Roberts umpired the Melbourne versus GWS game at the MCG on Sunday; his 223rd and final

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Finals dream over

Warragul on-baller Kim Drew lays a tackle on his Bairnsdale opponent as the sides fought out a close struggle at Western Park.  Bairnsdale held on to win by three points.

There was no fairy-tale for Warragul on Saturday. The injury-riddled Gulls put up a courageous showing in going down by three points, 15-12 to 15-9, to Bairnsdale at Western Park and finished the season one place out of the final

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A Storm of celebration 

At Storm’s 20th year celebrations are (from left) first treasurer Heather McLeish and members of Storm’s first squad Bernadette (Spain) Montague, Stacey (McConnell) Deyton, Bec McSweeney and Melissa English with founder and former president Mike Spain.

Gippsland Storm Elite Development Netball Club recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the founding of the club back in 1998 in conjunction with its annual presentations. Former players and founding committee members were in attendance for the celebrations. Club president

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Blues and Bloods bow out

Trafalgar’s Bradye Bosman is wrapped up in a tackle during the Reserves elimination final against Newborough.

There was no tomorrow for the loser of the elimination final, with a years’ work to be tested in the senior clash between Mirboo North and Thorpdale. You can sometimes get a sense of the type of afternoon you might

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Silver for Warn

Jayden Warn sends Australia into attack during the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship played in Sydney; Photograph: Australian Paralympic Committee.

Drouin’s Jayden Warn was part of a gut-wrenching Australian loss in the gold medal match of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships played in Sydney on Saturday. Japan won the epic gold medal match 62-61 at Sydney Olympic Park to become

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Gulls into five

Warragul centre Hayley Roberts restarts play as the rain pours down at Western Park during A grade on Saturday.  The Gulls won 45-39 and now sit fifth on the ladder.

A six-goal win saw Warragul replace Maffra in the A grade top five with only two rounds to play in Gippsland League. A grade: Warragul 45 defeated Maffra 39. The Gulls girls started slowly in the wet conditions and were

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