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Fast start leads to Tigers’ 12s title

Fast start leads to Tigers’ 12s title

Wy Yung has claimed the East Gippsland under 12 junior football premiership after a convincing display against a gallant Lindenow.The Tigers were the better side in the first three terms and despite being challenged late, held on for a 21-point victory.At the last break Wy Yung led 42-13 after controlling the first three quarters, holding Lindenow scoreless in the first as it kicked three...
No easy breeze in Wy Yung premiership

No easy breeze in Wy Yung premiership

In blustery conditions at City Oval yesterday, Wy Yung prevailed in a nail-biting East Gippsland football under 14 grand final against Lucknow.The Tigers’ lead reached 39 before the Magpies finished with a late goal blitz, however it wasn’t enough to reel in the Tigers, who held on for a seven-point win.After dominating early possession, the Tigers got the first goal through Nate Somerville.Noah...
Firefighters take on stair climb

Firefighters take on stair climb

Five firefighters from Mount Taylor will join 600 firefighters from all over the world to battle it out at the sixth annual Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb on Saturday, September 7.Mount Taylor Captain, Geoff Crane, Lieutenants, Grant Stewart, Lachie Nichols and John Pruscino, and firefighter, Dylan Grayham, will be climbing with members from other local fire brigades including Bairnsdale,...
Streamlining police phone services

Streamlining police phone services

Victoria Police has changed the way you can contact them in order to streamline their response.The new changes apply to people wanting to report a crime to police in East Gippsland, too. For those wanting police assistance urgently, the number remains unchanged. Call 000 for immediate help. However, if you are calling police to report a theft, property damage or lost property or other general...
Beef industry optimism

Beef industry optimism

Positive news from red meat industry experts had Gippsland beef producers optimistic and a little more confident about the future at Tuesday’ s East Gippsland Beef Conference in Bairnsdale.“If you’re sitting there with females you’re in a sweet spot,” presenter Robert Herrmann told the 200-plus audience.“Keep every female whether it’ s sheep or cattle, if you can’t and have to sell, you’ll be...
Culture in catchment

Culture in catchment

Staff from the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA) were joined by members of the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Aboriginal Victoria recently to learn more about cultural heritage within the Lower Mitchell catchment.Cultural heritage is of utmost importance to the Gunaikurnai people and GLaWAC assists to protect, promote and preserve the cultural...

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