WDJFL a clear winner

The WDJFL under 12 team celebrates a grand final win in an Interleague Carnival in Sale.

Warragul and District Junior Football League was a clear winner in the under 12 competition of the Interleague Carnival in Sale. The WDJFL won all five matches over two days heading into the grand final against Southern Gippsland in a

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Dragons conquer Strikers

Bunyip’s Declan Bishop finds his way around his Drouin opponent during the state league division five match.

Drouin Dragons state teams travelled to Bunyip on Saturday for a tough match between the two local state five soccer clubs. Played in pretty ordinary weather with gusty wind and driving rain, Bunyip Soccer Club put on the pitch lights

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Marist hosts carnival

Marist Sion College goal shooter Olivia Sheehan steps in to shoot for goal.

Marist Sion College put in a competitive effort at the 24th national Marist netball carnival last week. Warragul hosted the event, with schools from across Australia descending on the Burke Street courts for three days of competitive competition. Beginning the

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Bulls take Cup

The Poowong-Loch and Bunyip under 12 players were keen for their contest to determine the winner of the inaugural BCNA Pink Sports Day Cup.

Round 12 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League saw the Poowong-Loch Bulls and Bunyip junior football clubs play off for the inaugural Breast Cancer Network Australia Pink Sports Day Cup with Bulls taking home the cup with two

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Longwarry impress 1968 heroes

Past players Ray Serong, Joe Prout, Michael Stephens and Kevin Stephens join Longwarry Football Club president Steven Tuite to celebrate the club’s history during its match against Nilma-Darnum.

Longwarry consolidated its position in the top five with a big win over Nilma-Darnum, 24-17 (161) to 5-6 (36). Playing in front of its 1968 premiership heroes and no doubt looking to repeat that history some 50 years on, the

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Cricketers in Asia

Bill Best batting on a difficult rubber matting wicket in Japan, with Mt Fuji in the background.

Local veteran cricketers travelled to Asia to contest against teams from Kowcoon, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Japan. Sixteen over 60s Victorian cricketers travelled with their partners with the Japan leg of the tour taking in Yokohama (Tokyo) and Sano. The

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Greyhound wins in Auckland

Grant Pask of Bunyip was in Auckland to watch Ring the Bell, owned by a syndicate that also includes his brother Glenn from Drouin and Jamie Baxter of Longwarry, win New Zealand’s most prestigious greyhound race, The Duke of Edinburgh Silver Collar, last Saturday week.

A greyhound with strong local ownership connections has taken out New Zealand’s most prestigious race for the second year in a row. Ring the Bell, raced by the Four Frothys Syndicate that includes Grant Pask of Bunyip, his brother Glenn

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Bunyip continue charge

Nicole Cicciari kicks into attack for Bunyip during the win over Morwell East on Sunday.

Second-placed Bunyip continued its charge in the AFL Gippsland women’s competition when they travelled to Morwell East on Sunday. The Bulldogs, who sit below the undefeated Boisdale-Briagolong, travelled to Morwell’s Ronald Reserve to take on the bottom placed Morwell East

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Remembering Georgia

At the conclusion of the 15 and under game are (from left) Georgia Larsen Memorial Medallion recipient Morgan Harris, Cora Lynn Netball Club president Allan Douglas, umpire Tammy Bertone, Garfield Netball Club vice president Josie Johnson and WGFNL Committee of Management Jo Wilson.

The late Georgia Larsen was honoured with a memorial medallion and shield when Cora Lynn and Garfield netballers met on Saturday. Georgia, who died following a Longwarry car accident in February, played for both netball clubs. Donna Marsh of Cora

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Lyon umpires in China

Local umpire Cameron Lyon took to the field for a match between 50 of the best Asian footballers in front of the crowd that had attended the AFL match between Port Adelaide and Gold Coast in Shanghai.

An offer to volunteer as a drinks waiter for the AFL’s foray into China led to a greater opportunity for local umpire Cameron Lyon to remain involved in the sport he loves. Lyon has recently returned from China, where he

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