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Smith takes throne in George Martin Classic

Winners in the George Martin Classic included, from left, Brett Franklin second, Stuart Smith fastest time and trophy winner, Will Lumby third and Bernadette Fitzgerald junior winner. STUART Smith rode the tough 38km handicapped Dumbalk/Mardan course with 18 other keen Leongatha Cycling Club members

‘Shuffles’ brings up 700

Wonthaggi’s Peter McGregor umpired his 700th game in the Under 18 match between Wonthaggi and Warragul. WONTHAGGI’S Peter McGregor umpired his 700th game as a field umpire recently. Affectionately known as ‘Shuffles’, Peter is familiar to many of the local football community. He said

No win but AFL experiment succeeds for the Demons

The inclusion of ex-AFL players Chris Tarrant and Alan Didak was not enough to get MDU over the line against Korumburra-Bena on Saturday. Despite the loss, the day was a success for the club with 1500 spectators at the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve. MEENIYAN Dumbalk

Tigers shock Phillip Island

Phillip Island’s Al Behre kicks forward in his first senior game for the club. FOSTER has pulled off the upset of the season, defeating Phillip Island by 14 points to record their first win of 2014. From the beginning of the match the Tigers

Beau lands role with the AFL

Phillip Island’s Beau Vernon is enjoying the sport of wheelchair rugby. He is pictured with good friend Mark Coghlan, of Leongatha. NEARLY two years on from the football accident that left him a quadriplegic, Phillip Island’s Beau Vernon has started a part-time role with