Sport Archive

How to play golf like the rich and famous

VISIT some of the most luxurious homes in the world, especially the USA, but also in Australia, and you’ll find a games room fitted out with pool table, foosball table, bar and increasingly, a Full Swing golf simulator.

Phillip Island reign supreme

THE Phillip Island Boardriders Club has claimed the Victorian qualifying round of the Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle at URBNSURF Melbourne under blistering sunshine.

Kookaburras swoop on Swampers

THE South Gippsland Kookaburras took on the Koo Wee Rup Swampers at the Korumburra Rec Reserve last Sunday, hoping to make it four from four. On a pure summer’s day at the Burra Rec, curator “Clackers” had the strip looking a picture.

More than 200 PBs at Leongatha

THERE were 135 Leongatha little athletes competing on Saturday and 211 personal best performances.

McIntyre mauls Town at Scorpion Park

PHILLIP Island’s Steve McIntyre has blasted an unbeaten 141 runs, helping his side smash Leongatha Town on their home deck.

Nerrena hold on in nail biter

NERRENA has defeated MDU in the closest game of the LDCA season, holding on by a solitary run at Dumbalk.

Hacketts the heroes for Nyora

A MASSIVE partnership between Gavin and Jake Hackett saw Nyora overcome a massive challenge against OMK on Saturday.

Webster, Budd and McCutcheon lead the MX Open

THE AMX MX Open was a huge success over the weekend, with Wonthaggi holding the biggest race of the year, with riders, fans and industry leaders swarming the racetrack to watch the 30-plus races held over two days.

Club complete big chase at Koony

WONTHAGGI Club has chased down Koonwarra L/RSL’s massive total at Koonwarra Recreation Reserve on Saturday.

Phillip Island girls gearing up for LDCA debut

WITH the record-breaking Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) having just been completed, there are more girls than ever interested in learning to play the game and getting involved in enjoying games of cricket.

Busy times for croquet players

MEMBERS have been busy with the in-house Hi-Lo doubles, which took place on November 27, and the final of the Pennant practice rounds on the November 30.

McLean’s hundred sees Club demolish MDU

A RAPID century from Wonthaggi Club opener Kevin McLean was the first of many dominant moments in their big win over MDU on Saturday.

Speedway meeting brings joy to race fans

THE night before Bathurst, Saturday, December 4, saw a healthy gathering of Speedway fans at Nyora reserve to enjoy plenty of Speedway.