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McConnell places 30th

McConnell places 30th

Bruthen Olympian, Dan McConnell, finished 30th in the men’s cross country mountain bike event at the Tokyo Games on Monday. In his fourth Olympic Games, McConnell finished eight minutes behind Great Britain winner, Tom Pidcock, who claimed the gold medal 20 seconds ahead of Switzerland’s Mathias Fluckiger. Spain’s David Valero claimed the bronze. McConnell made his Olympic Games debut in 2008 in...
Football returning under strict rules

Football returning under strict rules

Local football will return this Sunday with the East Gippsland Junior Football Association finals getting underway under strict COVID guidelines.The weakening of restrictions at 11.59pm on Tuesday meant community sport could return with numerous rules to follow.East Gippsland Football Netball League and Gippsland league will return to action a week later on August 7, with revised fixtures for...
Bairnsdale pipped at the post by Magpies

Bairnsdale pipped at the post by Magpies

In round 11 of Gippsland League Football, the Redlegs headed down the highway to take on old rivals Sale, in what was a series of impressive performances from the Bairnsdale club. The senior side the Redlegs played to a level much higher than their ladder standing would suggest, playing in a one-point thriller. In the first quarter, the Bairnsdale brigade competed well through the likes of Ricky...
AFL great Dane Swan to take flight at Lucknow

AFL great Dane Swan to take flight at Lucknow

In a major coup for Lucknow Football Netball Club and the East Gippsland region, five time All-Australian and Brownlow medallist Dane Swan will pull on the boots on Saturday the 26th of June at Lucknow recreation reserve. In a match expected to be well supported by local football fans, the Magpies will be keen to unleash AFL veteran Dane Swan on the Stratford side who will come to the match full...
Top three setting the tone

Top three setting the tone

It is effectively a three-way battle for top position on the “A” grade Bairnsdale Cricket Association ladder after four rounds. Orbost and Lindenow South Glenaladale are undefeated with three wins and a washout, which happened to be between the two teams in round one with the Glen Swamps poised to claim victory before rain ended play. West Bairnsdale is third with one loss to its name, beaten...
Junior season abandoned

Junior season abandoned

The 2020 East Gippsland Junior Football Association season has been abandoned. Following on from the State Government announcement that stage three restrictions would be reintroduced in Regional Victoria and will remain in place until September 13, league officials decided the best course of action was to end the season after just two rounds. As part of the stage three restrictions, community...

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