Sport Archive

Giliam sets Red Caps up for victory

• C Grade, Division 1 WINNING the toss and electing to bat, luck was on Nerrena’s side, who went on to set the considerable total of 158 for Koonwarra L/RSL to chase down. Gavin Giliam top-scored, with an unbeaten 81, his score included nine

Locals take out premiership

RANI Sunderland and Annie Dempsey played in the winning U14s soccer team in the Women’s National Premier League in Melbourne. Rani and Annie both started playing soccer at an early age with the Phillip Island Breakers. For the last two years they have played

Wightman doubles down for Nerrena

• A Grade, Division 1 WINNING the toss and electing to bat, Inverloch started well but with runs hard to come by and an efficient Nerrena side, the visitors were eventually outdone. It was slow and steady for Brett Debono and Yasir Jan, who

King takes down the Milkman

BASS Coast Boxing (BCB) has returned to its former glory after hosting a field of nationally recognised boxers battling it out at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club. Bouts started at midday on Sunday with up and coming Uriah Notley showing his force in the junior

Corner Inlet five make nationals

FIVE boxers from the Corner Inlet Boxing Club in Leongatha will be competing at the Australian U19 national titles on the Gold Coast from October 23 to 26. Corner Inlet has the largest representation of fighters with five boxers. The fighters have been busy

Jack’s right on target

THE Queensland Clay Target Association recently ran their State Skeet Carnival at Townsville Gun Club from September 13 to 15. Jack and Tim Stockdale made their way to Queensland to shoot in some very trying conditions. The backdrop to where they were shooting was

Grand transformation for Wonthaggi bowlers

WONTHAGGI Bowls Club has been situated at its present site in Billson Street for 108 years. During the past six months, the club has undergone its greatest transformation in removing the lawn greens and replacing them with synthetic greens. Club President Trevor Teer says

Dallas to represent Australia

DALLAS Loughridge has been selected to represent Australia at the upcoming FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships. Following the three-day try out earlier this month at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence in Canberra, Dallas was selected to be part of the team with five other

O’Neill makes the cut

FOLLOWING an impressive debut season, Kelly O’Neill has tallied 77 votes for the Southern Saints VFLW, earning fifth in this year’s best and fairest and a position on next season’s AFLW side. At 182cm, Kelly plays a tall, yet versatile role, she is both

Time to put your pop in a Kookaburra top

CALL them cricket tragics, call them flannelled fools, call them cake eating, ukulele playing ‘Kookaburras’ that love a game of cricket. Last year’s experiment with the Leongatha/South Gippsland Over 60s cricket team proved so successful, not only are they up for a second year,

Parrots’ three-peat dream shattered

THE Maffra Eagles secured their ninth premiership since 2002 after beating the Leongatha Parrots by just eight points in an extraordinary game where the Parrots came within an inch of winning in the last term. Maffra led at every break in the clubs’ fourth

Juniors raise cup for Wonthaggi United

WONTHAGGI United exceeded their own expectations for season 2019 with two teams making it through to the grand finals on Sunday. The day started early with the under 12s kicking off at 9am in Drouin. The whole club turned out to cheer on Kev

Young Parrots take cup from 5th

THE Leongatha Thirds defeated Maffra by 44 points at Traralgon on Saturday to take home the Premiership Cup. Setting out for their third strike against the Eagles, the Parrots were ready to flock. Leongatha had the breeze first and in the unpredictable weather, the