Basketball underway

Bunyip Bulls Magic player Madeline A’herne takes a shot in the under 14 game against Rebels Angels.  Bunyip won 17-12.  

Warragul and District Amateur Basketball Association recently held round two of its winter season. The association attracts hundreds of basketballers to its senior and junior competitions. In the boy’s under 12A, Chalkies Tigers 36 def Neerim Wolves 24 and Drouin

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Interleague loss for Gippsland

Warragul’s Jedd Serong takes in some words from the match day coaching group during the quarter time break in the Under 18 clash with Yarra Ranges.  The Gippsland side lifted after half-time to post a good win, Serong kicking a goal and being one of his team’s best players.

The past meant nothing as Yarra Ranges swept past Gippsland League in the community league rankings with an all the way and comprehensive win in their clash on Saturday. Gippsland was unable to make inroads at any stage after Ranges

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Big footy results

Jedd Serong was one of five inclusions into the Warragul side and made an impact in a great win over Maffra with three goals.

There were some “big” results in the region’s football leagues at the weekend. None were bigger or more important than Warragul’s Gippsland League victory over Maffra at Western Park in front of a big crowd swelled by about 200 past

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Umpires gain MCG experience

Local umpires Flynn Pallot, Zak Kenny, Kohen Lott-Stephens and Lachlan Brown exit the race to lead the AFL umpires out onto the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Developing umpires from Gippsland Umpires Association experienced preparation for umpiring on Melbourne’s home of football first hand as part of the AFL’s community umpiring round initiative. Local umpires Lachlan Brown, Flynn Pallot, Zak Kenny and Kohen Lott-Stephens met with the

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Sage joins Boomerangs

Sage Tapner has been selected in the Flying Boomerangs squad.

Sage Tapner may have talent to burn on the football field, but his drive to succeed and embrace the hard work that comes with it is starting to pay dividends, with the Warragul Regional College student picked to join the

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Nilma win thriller

Nilma-Darnum’s Ben Arnold is met by a crunching tackle from Longwarry’s Jakob Serong, while Crows teammate Aaron Serong awaits the outcome of the contest.

Neerim Neerim South, Warragul Industrials and the improved Ellinbank remain undefeated after three Ellinbank and District league rounds while Nilma-Darnum chalked up its first win in a thriller against Longwarry. The Bombers kicked 4-0 to 2-4 in the last term

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Ellinbank’s new pavilion

Baw Baw Shire deputy mayor Mikaela Power joins Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing, Ellinbank life member Ernie Matkovich and club president Rob Pandolfo to cut the cake to celebration the official opening of the club’s new facilities.

Ellinbank Football Netball Club kicked off its first home game in style by officially opening the doors of the brand-new sports pavilion at Ellinbank Recreation Reserve. With Ellinbank’s senior football team enjoying a big lead over Nilma-Darnum on the field,

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Skipper’s goal blitz

Warragul celebrate after a brilliant nine-goal performance by new skipper Brayden Fowler led the Gulls to its first win of the season.

A brilliant nine-goal performance by new skipper Brayden Fowler led Warragul to its first win of the season, by 22 points, win over Morwell in the Good Friday clash at Morwell. In only his second game as captain Fowler’s five

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Evison trains cup winner

Mister Wickham wins the Warragul Pacing Bowl Cup; Right: Pictured at the post race presentations are Part owner Andrew Thomas, driver Greg Sugars, part owners Kevin and Lance Sykes, part owners Jennifer and Julie Coventry, Harness Racing Victoria board member Peter Watkinson, Jenny Smith and Frank Hone from the Warragul Sporting and Social Club.

On what was a great day for local trotting trainers, Gippsland pacer Mister Wickham won Easter Sunday’s $30,000 Warragul Downtowner Pacing Bowl Cup. The third of three winners for ace reinsman Greg Sugars, Mister Wickham’s winy was a popular one

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Snow for Baw Baw Classic

Drouin cyclist Cyrus Monk (left) was part of the leading pack in the 103km Baw Baw Classic before finishing fourth in the elite mens.

Wintry conditions including rain and strong winds with snow on the finish line greeted participants in this year’s Baw Baw Classic on Sunday. Drouin cyclist Cyrus Monk, disqualified last year only kilometres into the ride, was keen to make amends

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