Premiership glory

With the premiership cup after winning the A grade premiership with a 40-37 win over Morwell East in the Mid Gippsland grand final are Trafalgar team members (from left) Ella McDonald, co-coach Bec Farrell, Erika Mason, captain Megan Hancock, Georgia Mason, Cassie Malady, co-coach Belinda Parise, Billie-Jo Malady and Cassie Pearce.

Trafalgar won the Mid Gippsland Netball Association’s A grade premiership with a three-goal win over Morwell East on Saturday. The win broke a 15-year premiership drought for the Bloods.  The last A grade premiership was won in 2002. The Bloods

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Junior winners

Warragul Blues player Jai Mure gets his handball away under pressure during the under 12 grand final against Drouin Jets.

Perfect football conditions greeted the top performing teams of the Warragul and District Junior Football League for this year’s grand final clash. The three games played on the day at Drouin highlighted the raw talent of the squads across the

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Alford is top horseman

Hurricane Stride and driver Chris Alford winning at Warragul during the season.

Top horseman Chris Alford has won the Warragul Driver of the Year award for the 14th time, after the final meeting of the 2016/17 racing season was held recently. Alford drove 17 winners for the season at Warragul, seven more

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Dusties topple Cats

Josh Peterson takes a mark in Warragul Industrials win over Neerim-Neerim South to progress into the EDFL grand final.

Warragul Industrials (Ellinbank and district), Mirboo North (Mid Gippsland) and Inverloch-Kongwak (West Gippsland) booked grand final spots with their wins at the weekend. The biggest shock of the finals was Yallourn Yallourn North’s “straight sets” exit from the Mid Gippsland

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Footy upsets galore

Warragul Industrials’ player River Ford looks downfield against Catani in Saturday’s senior football qualifying final.

There were upsets galore in finals played in the three district leagues at the weekend. In Ellinbank and District League the first to exit the finals was Ellinbank, at one stage laying claims to premiership contention, that was overrun by

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Carmen powers to records

Carmen Daldry proudly displaying her silverware from the recent 2017 CAPO National Powerlifting Championships.

  Carmen Daldry has returned from the 2017 CAPO National Powerlifting Championships in Brisbane holding three national records. Carmen, who is coached by Gregory’s Fitness Centre, established new marks in the squat (172.5kg), the open deadlift (200kg) and the total

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Footy finals arrive

Nilma-Darnum’s Nicholas Murray and Lang Lang’s William McGindle battle for possession. The Tigers comfortably won the dead rubber to finish their season on a high.

  The finals’ feel has arrived with Mid Gippsland league getting the play-offs underway at the weekend, a dramatic climax to the home and away rounds in the West Gippsland competition and Ellinbank and District to kick off its finals

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Colts play grand final

Alicia Clerks, who kicked the Colts only goal, shepherds Leesa Guastella with the ball in the grand final.

Perfect ground conditions and beautiful sunny weather greeted the large crowd of Colts supporters cheering the girls on in the grand final, some girls who had never played football in their lives before this season. The first quarter saw both

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Pain for Bloods

Yarragon’s Sam Mattheson looks to win possession during the reserves match against Mirboo North.

Football is painful at times and there was plenty of pain being felt at Trafalgar on Saturday. One measly behind and a meagre two percentage points have cost the Bloods a spot in the Mid Gippsland league finals that begin

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Colts into grand final

Shanara Notman attempts the bump on Trafalgar’s Kirra Gill.

The Warragul Colts Youth Girls have won through to the Central Gippsland Junior Football League Youth Girls grand final, defeating Trafalgar in the preliminary final. The Colts finished fourth in the competition and travelled to Trafalgar full of confidence in

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