Sport Archive

High-flying Saints canonise club legend

IN 1968, the Nyora Football Netball Club saw a young Geoff Glover step into the Saints’ hallowed halls, and 50 years on he is still a regular glowing face on game day. “I originally came when my son and daughter were playing footy and

Island fighting for triple crown

PHILLIP Island has the chance to walk away with three of the four football premierships on Saturday, with the Seniors, Thirds and Fourths all fighting it out on that one day in September. Koo Wee Rup is the only team to defeat Phillip Island

Parrots fly to grand final

AN INSPIRED second half performance from Leongatha has seen them fly straight through to their fourth consecutive Gippsland League grand final, with a strong 64-point win over Maffra on Saturday night. It was a tale of two halves with Maffra jumping the gate early

Craig is Bass Coast’s star

THE Gippstar Awards have a long and proud history and recognise high level sporting achievement by talented Gippslanders across a variety of different sporting pursuits. There were 25 awards received by the successful nominees for the monthly awards from July 2017-June 2018 in both

Sprint goes Oliver’s way in Father’s Day race

A SPRINT to the line decided Leongatha Cycling Club’s Sunday morning Father’s Day race, from Tarwin Lower to Walkerville North and back, a distance of 42 kilometres. The victor, in a sprint finish, was the in-form Oliver McLean, who is gearing up for the