Sport Archive

Perera posts 184 against ‘Burra

• A Grade, Division 1 A THUNDEROUS 184 by Leongatha’s Sahan Perera has set Town on track against rivals Korumburra. Perera finished the 75 overs not out, with 19 fours and two sixes to set the locals towards a total of 6/344. Conditions were

Aquathon makes a splash

THE Cape Aquathon is regarded as one of the most charismatic community Bass Coast races. Friendly yet challenging, the 400m swim, 4.4km run course is a favourite for many. It’s the 26th year of the event and in its usual resilient spirit, Dean Manns

New courts will be ace

THE Wonthaggi tennis courts have received maintenance works of epic proportions. Wonthaggi Tennis Club president Russell Cargill says after years of campaigning for upgrades, Bass Coast Shire has provided the funding required. “The works will include five courts being overhauled with synthetic grass surfacing,

Singles battle it out

THE men’s champion of champion singles was played at Inverloch Bowling Club on Saturday and Sunday, January 4 and 5. This involved the best player representing each of 14 South Gippsland Bowls Division clubs playing in a knockout competition to determine who goes on

Ninth Aussie title for Welsh

ALEX Welsh has returned to racing in great form, taking out the first two time-trials (TT) at Mount Helen for the Road Nationals in Ballarat and the road race win, earning his ninth Australian title. His time for the 24km course was 51:07, seven

Captain Mock leads the way for OMK

• A Grade, Division 1 OUTTRIM Moyarra Kongwak have made a strong return to cricket, winning over Wonthaggi Club, with batting dominance led by captain Daniel Mock. Mock won the toss and went on to bat most of his side’s 20 overs at the

Fifty years of Pony Club for Loch Nyora

PAST and present members will gather to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Loch Nyora Pony Club next month. Celebrations will include a rally, barbecue lunch and afternoon tea at Yannathan Road, Nyora, followed by a dinner in the Nyora Hall on Saturday, February

Lifesaving donations from locals, visitors

CAPE Paterson Surf Life Saving Club members hit the streets last week as part of their annual New Year’s Eve fundraiser. Nippers’ participants, lifesavers and other club supporters were seen around Wonthaggi – including at the Plaza, McBride Avenue and Apex Park – to

Parks Memorial fours – a huge success

The Inverloch bowling club held the second Parks Memorial mixed fours tournament on Sunday, December 29. A full house this year, with 28 teams from, Wonthaggi, Foster, Korumburra, Phillip Island, Heathmont, Kyabram, Churchill, Meeniyan, Drouin, San Remo, Corinella, Leongatha, Atherton Tablelands, Essendon and of

Woolamai turns it on

THOUSANDS flocked to the Woolamai picnic races on Saturday to enjoy the six-race meet in fine conditions after the early morning smoke cleared. Locals and holidaymakers drove or took the convenient bus down to Woolamai and soaked up the country atmosphere trackside. It was

They’re off and racing at Stony Creek

By Kirra Grimes A LARGE team worked together to deliver a stellar season opener at Stony Creek Racing Club on Saturday, with over 1500 people making the most of the fine weather and family friendly focus of the day. The first race meeting of

Rusty cricket goes to the Netherlands

It started off just like any other Monday night in the nets for Loch’s Rusty Cricketers. Barry Ingwersen was on the phone when we arrived, so we ventured over to a caravan (later referred to as Wangaratta man) parked at the Loch Reserve. We

Coasters battle it out at Churchill tournament

Under 10 Girls THE girls’ first game of the tournament was against Foster and they fought hard throughout the game but were unable to secure a win, going down 12 to 8. The team’s second game against a strong Sale team ended up with