Sport Archive

Exceptional results from Korumburra Gun Club boys

KORUMBURRA Gun Club members made their way to Tasmania to shoot the 2019 Tasmanian skeet titles. Four members from the club competed and came up with some awesome results. The titles were held at the state shooting ground in Evondale and ran over October

Croquet teams battle it out at inaugural event

SOME eight months ago, Wonthaggi and Warragul croquet clubs informally discussed the formation of a challenge, to take place the first Saturday after Cup Day each year. After some formalisation, this came to fruition with the event to be known as ‘The Twin W’s

Wild weather doesn’t stop the challenge

ON the road, safety was the major concern. The mission of the Bass Coast Cycle Challenge (BCCC) doubled as they raised funds for the RYDA program and carried out their annual cycle route through wet and windy condition. With over 450 participants completing the

Adam takes the reins at Woolamai

GIPPSLAND region race caller Adam Olszanski has felt an attachment to the Woolamai and District Racing Club since they gave him one of his very first opportunities to call a race when he was 16 years old. Adam has been on the club committee

Islanders celebrate 60 years of bowls

PHILLIP Island Bowling Club celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday, October 20, with an attendance of one hundred plus members and guests. An outstanding two-course buffet was provided by Cheeky Goose. MC for the night was Barrie Goldsbury (president of the bowls Ssection) who

Nikki returns home for Island pro event

THE 2019 Phillip Island Pro will boast the strongest field in history this week, with confirmation that current World Surf League Championship tour surfers Nikki van Dijk of Phillip Island, Paige Hareb (NZ) and Macy Callaghan (NSW) are all set to surf the event.

Gippslanders battle it out

SOUTH Gippsland Golf hosted the 2019 All Gippsland Annual event where players from the three Gippsland districts – south, east and west – come together to play for the prestigious honour of the champions from the three districts. Wonthaggi were the proud hosts for

Cindy crowned Ms Figure

SUSTAINABILTY, consistency, structure, support and a plant-based diet are some of the key elements Cindy Hyde-Dawson contributes to her recent Ms Figure novice World Championship first place. Coached by Luke Hynes of Voyage Fitness in Wonthaggi, Cindy says she was in experienced hands and

Michael McGrath is district golf champion

THE South Gippsland Men’s Golf Championship was held on Sunday, November 3 at the Wonthaggi Golf Club. An increasing field of players competed for the Championships in excellent playing conditions. The course was in very good condition and the district thanks the Wonthaggi Golf

Silver and gold at the nationals

TWO of Wonthaggi Table Tennis Association’s top A Grade players, Michael Ede and Mick Wright, came home recently from a national event with silver and gold medals. Mick, with partner Inh Van Lee, won gold in both the Over 70 and Over 75 Doubles

Wonthaggi Club rein in Glen Alvie

• A Grade, Division 1 WITH reduced play due to the wet weather, Glen Alvie set out to bat with 24 overs, they made 91 but were overcome by Wonthaggi Club. Weathering the conditions, Josh Thomas top-scored for Glen Alvie, making 32 before he

Marquez takes out the GP

By Peter Cleeland MARC Marquez, 2019 MotoGP world champion finally got the monkey off his back winning the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island on Sunday. The Island had proven a bit of a bogey track for the Spanish champ as he had not

Win comes in quadruple overtime

A SWARM of junior basketballers descended onto the courts as local towns hosted Korumburra Basketball Association’s 36th annual junior basketball tournament at the weekend, with an unbelievable quadruple overtime in the under 12 girls final. Korumburra Basketball Association president Mat Holmes said the extra