Friday, 01 March 2024
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All systems go for cricket season

All systems go for cricket season

The Bairnsdale Cricket Association (BCA) 2022/2023 season starts this Saturday. It’s been a busy off season, with Paynesville joining the “A” grade competition and the BCA reintroducing twoday matches for the first time in two seasons. Clubs have been busy adding plenty of talented recruits to the rosters, with 12 overseas imports expected to suit up in the coming weeks. Meerlieu has been the...
Junior sports carnival a hit

Junior sports carnival a hit

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Ltd (VASCAL) held a well-attended and very successful statewide junior football and netball carnival in Bairnsdale last week. Games were played across Wednesday and Thursday at the Bairnsdale Oval, West Bairnsdale Oval and Bairnsdale Secondary College, culminating a huge afternoon of finals at the Lucknow Oval. The event was hosted by the...
Redlegs miss by the barest of margins

Redlegs miss by the barest of margins

The Bairnsdale under 18s bowed out of the Gippsland League football finals last Saturday, suffering an agonising one-point loss to Maffra in the preliminary final at Morwell. Trailing by 15 points at the final break, the Redlegs finished full of running, the ball deep in their attacking area when the final siren sounded.  A possible deliberate out of bounce against an Eagles play-er in...
Super Swampies seal the deal

Super Swampies seal the deal

Lindenow South is the 2022 Omeo District senior football premier. The Swampies kicked four goals to zero in the opening term to set up the victory, staving off numerous Swifts Creek challenges in the following three quarters with the Demons getting within eight points during the second term after finding their feet. However the four-goal gap was retained for the majority of the...
One point enough for plucky Swans

One point enough for plucky Swans

Stratford has caused a remarkable East Gippsland football semi final boil over to claim its spot in the grand final. The Swans secured a hard-fought and thrilling one-point win over minor premier, Wy Yung, on a heavy track at Lucknow on Saturday, and will face the winner of this weekend's prelim between the Tigers and Lindenow, the Cats earning their place in the prelim following an equally...
Lindenow South make final cut

Lindenow South make final cut

Lindenow South are through to Omeo and District football grand final after scoring a hard fought 10 point victory over Swifts Creek at Buchan on Saturday. The match was played in wet and slippery conditions but it certainly didn't detract from the quality of the match and the spectacle. Players from both sides giving their all and then some. The first quarter developed into a shoot out, with the...

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