BBTA hoping for more players this season with tennis a hit during lockdown

Daniel Marshall makes a return for Drouin Gold last year, with the BBTA hoping to see more players take to the court when their season starts in October.

While many sports in the region have had to wait on the sidelines throughout the coronavirus pandemic, one sport that continues to roll on is tennis. Tennis, under the current stage three restrictions, can be played with one other person,

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Career continues for Bargs

Jason Bargwanna will now race alongside his son Ben during the TCR  Australia Series that hopes to resume soon.

With a lifestyle centred around motor racing, it was no doubt written that Jason Bargwanna would someday follow in the footsteps of his father and get behind the wheel of a racing car. Growing up west of Sydney and born

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Former Warragul Warrior debuts for Gold Coast

Sam Flanders made his debut for the Gold Coast Suns last Wednesday night when they faced the Bombers.

Former Warragul Warrior Sam Flanders has made his AFL debut, playing for the Gold Coast Suns last Wednesday night against the Bombers. In a game that he won’t soon forget, Flanders played in a 11.7.73 draw with Essendon at Metricon

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Sport benched again as season comes to a halt

Charlie Brewer takes a Corner Kick during the Mini Roos game at Baxter Park during July, before reimposed restrictions put a stop to community sport.

It’s a case of the weeks that were. With stage three restrictions now reintroduced into regional Victoria, the hope of a full season has quickly faded, with community sport once again sent to the bench. While it is a disappointing

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Throup claims bowls final win

Peter Throup won the momentrum swinging two bowl singles final at Neerim District Bowls Club against runner-up Pat Fraser-Aurisch.

Neerim District Bowls Club crowned Peter Throup as its two bowls singles champion after squeezing in the final against Pat Fraser-Aurisch before coronavirus restrictions returned. The stage three restrictions introduction in March prevented the club staging unplayed championship games. With

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Hawks top Gulls in battle of the rivals

Ben Giles lays a strong tackle for Drouin in the first quarter forcing his opponent Sam Dennis to fire a handpass out to a Warragul teammate.

Drouin have come away victors against the old rivals on Saturday, claiming both the under 16s and under 18s matches in scintillating style in front of their home crowd. The under 18 clash proved to be the game of the

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Serong’s star rising

Serong has starred for the Freo Dockers in the past fortnight, earning him a NAB Rising Star nomination for Round 8.

Caleb Serong has been named the NAB Rising Star nominee for Round 8 after his stellar performance in trying conditions against the Cats last Monday night. The former Warragul junior collected 22 disposals, laid seven tackles and kicked a brilliant

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Showdown looms next week for unbeaten Warragul and Drouin under 16 sides

Sebastiano Amoroso fires the ball into the Drouin forward line against Wonthaggi.

Drouin again have showed their tenacity in the under 16 Gippsland league competition, overcoming the Wonthaggi Power by 26 points away from home on Saturday. The game played out eerily similar to last week’s clash with Moe, with Drouin finding

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The unique situation for Lang Lang Golf Club

General Manager Tim Hewitt said that the lockdown border has brought with it both positive and negatives for the golf club.

If you were outside of the latest lockdown zone and wanted to head into Lang Lang for lunch, you would be breaking the government lockdown laws. However, if you wanted to have a hit at the golf club, you would

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Authenticity a driver for Daisy

Thomas celebrates with some of his biggest supporters, daughter Matilda and girlfriend Natasha.

Throughout Australia, in backyards all over the country, kids continue to watch and recreate their favourite footy moments, and it was no different for Dale Thomas. Growing up on a hobby farm at Drouin South, Thomas would wake up, go

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