Warragul swimmers qualify for National Championships

Warragul Swimming Club’s Mollie Dennis accepts the Jane Mitchell Award from Traralgon president Jane Mitchell at Warragul.

Warragul Swimming Club members Riley Griffin, Ben Francis and Callum Halloran-Lavelle have qualified for the National Championships. This is the second year in a row these boys have qualified for the championships. Callum qualified in seven events, Riley for two

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Swimming success for Warragul Water Warriors at state championships

Attending the Victorian Country Championships are the Warragul Swimming Club team (back, from left) Sahara Hammond, Finn Dowty, coaches Andrew Marks and Jo Ballantyne, Max Richards, Seth Cannon, Patrick Griffin, Sam Wells, Kade Cannon, Thomas Halloran-Lavelle, coach Paul Myers, Campbell Nicholson, (middle, from left) president Toni Halloran-Lavelle, Emily O'Sullivan, Noah Jones, Jess Emmett, Riley Griffin, Jackson Clerks, Callum Halloran-Lavelle, Ben Francis, Makaylen Di Sisto, Laticia Tymensen, (front, from left) Chloe Joiner, Chelsea Spencer, Shani Ballantyne, Lexie Nicholson, Kashya Saunders, Elliot Holden, Jesse Griffin, Declan Thomas, Cailean Thomas, Mollie Dennis and Mayah Cannon.

Warragul Swimming Club recently made the trek down the highway to Warrnambool for the 2020 championships. The team of 30 swimmers ranged from first timers to veterans, with coaches Paul Myers and Andrew “Marksy” Marks swimming in the 17 and

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Warragul Swimming Club successful at championships

Warragul Swimming Club coach Paul Myers (back left) alongside his team (from left) Anton Risch, Ben Francis, Callum Halloran Lavelle, Coach Andrew Marks, (front left) Izzy Risch, Chelsea Spencer, Jess Emmett, Laticia Tymensen, Mollie Dennis and Mayah Cannon during the state championship swim meet.

Warragul Swimming Club recorded extraordinary results after sending its biggest team in recorded history to the Victorian State Championships. The championships attracted the best swimmers from around Australia as well as teams from New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. The

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Zara stars in pool

Zara Buch hopes to follow the dreams featured in a recent Bank of Melbourne advertisement that she starred in, with hopes to both swim at the Olympics and become a swimming teacher.

Local swimmer Zara Buch has dreams of a repeat performance from her recent appearance in a Bank of Melbourne television advertisement, where her character progresses to swim at the Olympic Games. With Chameleon Casting advertising for a young swimmer, Zara

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Gippies swim success

Jess Emmett made 15 finals with three gold, one silver and three bronze in individual races and two bronze in relays.

More than 400 swimmers from seven Gippsland clubs gathered at the Lex Glover Aquatic Centre in Sale to compete in the 2019 Gippsland Swimming championships recently. The annual event referred to as ‘Gippies’ saw 122 events over three days, with

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Gippsland swim success

Gippsland Swimming team captains Cooper Quaife and Molly Cargill show the prize for top team at the Victorian Country Junior Dolphins meet at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre recently.

Gippsland Swimming took top honours at the Victorian Country Junior Dolphins meet at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre recently, with Cooper Quaife of Poowong captain of the team. Cooper, who swims for the South Gippsland Bass club, led the team

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Summer heat arrives

Swimming was a hit as the first hot spell of summer came last week, with temperatures reaching mid-30s on Thursday and Friday.

Warragul experienced above average rainfall for the month of November, but it comes ahead of an anticipated warmer than usual summer. Despite the long-range prediction, Gippsland Water don’t expect to impose water restrictions because of good local water supplies. The

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New pool a hit

Warragul swimmer Zoe Harrington took to the pool for Gippsland’s junior competition.

Warragul’s new outdoor pool was a hive of activity at the weekend, with Warragul Water Warriors hosting their first junior swimming competition at the new facility. With well over 300 swimmers from clubs across the district attending, the day proved

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