Sport Archive

World’s oldest age cricket match

DURING December, a historic cricket match was played at Elsternwick Park in Melbourne - the birthplace of over 60s cricket worldwide in 2003, involving players mostly in their 80s.

Woolamai turns it on

UNDER beautiful sunshine, the Woolamai Racetrack welcomed hundreds of racegoers on Sunday for the second race meet of the 2021-22 season.

150 years of cricket

WHEN Greg Goss started playing cricket, his batting stance resembled that of a new-born giraffe.

Short social season for netballers

THE Wonthaggi and District Netball Association was very happy to run a short social season, with 14 teams enjoying seven rounds.

Gippsland League set to kick off in April

THE official fixture for the Gippsland League has been released.

Businesses rally to open boardriders season

BANG Bang Bar and Restaurant, Eisen Property and McHenry Motors have jumped started the Phillip Island Boardriders Club (PIBC) season with a generous $5000 donation directly to the club.

Tennis champions crowned

CONGRATULATIONS to the open and junior club champions at Inverloch Tennis Club.

Why I love parkrun

IT WAS a mild December morning that greeted 22 smiling parkrunners and eight dedicated volunteers on Saturday, December 11.

Kemp keeps Korumburra in top four

KORUMBURRA has cruised to an easy victory, mainly thanks to Darcy Kemp’s 73 against MDU.

Demons, Cobras do battle in run fest

MDU and Korumburra took part in one of the highest scoring games of the year on Saturday, with MDU coming out on top narrowly.

Imps victorious thanks to Vagg

A DOMINANT knock from Leongatha Imperials’ Sam Vagg got them the win over a defiant MDU side on Saturday.

Rankin ruins Nerrena

INVERLOCH captain Lewis Rankin had a day to remember on Saturday against Nerrena, finishing with 6/6 off eight overs.

Life membership for Carol

WONTHAGGI Pony Club has finished off the 2021 year on a high with a Christmas-themed December rally and the awarding of a well-deserved life membership to Carol Chalmers, who was recognised for her many hours of service to the club over the last 15-and-a-half