Friday, 01 March 2024
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Megan hunting a premiership

Megan hunting a premiership

Prodigious local football talent, Melbourne livewire, Megan Fitzsimon, will play in her second AFL woman’s grand final this Sunday in the space of nine months. With the AFL changing the woman’s football landscape, from summer/autumn to winter/spring, it will be a rare occurrence where two grand finals are being played in the one calendar year. For Megan and her Demons teammates, it will give...
Two-day adjustment a struggle

Two-day adjustment a struggle

Two-day cricket returned to the Bairnsdale Cricket Association (BCA) on Saturday, with three of the five matches already decided on the first innings and headed for possibly maximum points this weekend. Lucknow is poised to defeat St Marys Nagle, while Lakes Entrance and Meerlieu will play a one day match after rain got under the covers at the Lakeside Oval. At Orbost, Paynesville opted to bat...
Young Champions

Young Champions

The East Gippsland girls team was successful last weekend in the prestigious Judy Dalton Cup at the Sale Tennis Club. The event is named after the former Australian professional tennis player who won nine major doubles titles, and completed the career grand slam in women’s doubles. The East Gippsland 13 and under girls regional team, made up of players from the Wellington and East Gippsland...
Hunting the derby

Hunting the derby

There was no happier man in East Gippsland on Monday than Bairnsdale horse trainer, Jackson Pallot, with confirmation his emerging stayer, Highland Blaze, will make the field for Saturday's blue group one $2,000,000 Victorian Derby at Flemington. Highland Blaze, an imposing three-year-old colt by European sire, Highland Reel, who was placed in the Weight for Age championship of Australia, the WS...
Super performances for Wells and Reeves

Super performances for Wells and Reeves

The crowd packed the Bairnsdale Aqautic and Recreation Centre (BARC) on Saturday night to see unbeaten local boxing talents Max Reeves and Blake Wells, with neither disappointing, victorious in devastating fashion.  Reeves ended Fijian Robin Hazelman’s night 93 seconds into the first round when a vicious body blow to the stomach sent his journeyman opponent to the canvas, where he riled in...
Local boxers ready to fight

Local boxers ready to fight

Talented local sportsman, Bayden Ashwood will return to the ring on Saturday night on the Wildfighter RNDX card, after a three-year boxing hiatus.Ashwood will fight Melbourne-based welterweight, Jack Stevens, on former local boxer turned promoter, Will Tomlinson's milestone 10th fight night to be held at the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre (BARC). Ashwood who has played in six East...

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