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Tight contest in Mininera

With just one round left before a mid-season bye, a clearer picture of Mininera and District Football League will emerge as all teams have played each other once.

Jordan Grooby in for the long run

IN FOR THE LONG RUN: Jordan Grooby, left, and Andrew Sostheim make their way along the Western Highway as part of Mr Grooby’s 726-kilometre run from Melbourne Cricket Ground to Adelaide Oval. Mr Sostheim joined Mr Grooby for the Wimmera leg of the campaign, between Stawell and Kaniva. The run will help raise money and […]

Rookie wins after battle of the ages

For 6.4 kilometres of a 6.5-kilometre Concongella Vineyards Handicap on Saturday it was a war of attrition between a fresh-faced rookie and a wily veteran… and it came down to a 100-metre sprint that finally blew the greybeard away. Michelle Dunn’s first win with the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club was well overdue after her rare […]

Familiar foes set to face off in volleyball finals

For the second successive season familiar foes will face off in Volleyball Horsham A and B Grade grand finals tonight. Second semi-final winner Shados Inala and last season’s premiers Volleyroos will do battle in the A Grade grand final, while Waterhammers will be out to defend their title when they meet Von Steiger Bloods in […]

Hockey enters new era at Kaniva

A milestone event will follow this weekend’s Wimmera Hockey Association matches.

PHOTOS | Laharum and Jeparit-Rainbow face off in HDFNL action

Eight goals to Ben Warren and five to Peter Weir set up a big 121 point victory for the Lakers. Laharum’s netballers also posted a solid win Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER Horsham District Football League 2019 HDFNL Seniors PositionTeam P W L D B FF For Agst % PTS 1 Harrow Balmoral 9 9 0 0 […]

PHOTOS | Minyip-Murtoa and Ararat meet in Murtoa

Minyip-Murtoa moved to outright flag favourites after a 35 point win over the second-placed Rats. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER Wimmera Football League 2019 WFL Seniors PositionTeam P W L D B FF For Agst % PTS 1 Minyip Murtoa 8 8 0 0 1 0 719 441 163.04 36 2 Ararat 8 6 2 0 1 […]

PHOTOS | North Melbourne footballers thrill Ararat students

North Melbourne footballer Ben Cunnington with Ella Gray, Mikhiia Sewastenko and Marcus Day at Ararat West Primary School.

Ararat primary school students rubbed shoulders with AFL stars Ben Cunnington and Mason Wood on Wednesday when six members of the North Melbourne Football Club visited the city. Star players Cunnington and Wood were joined by Joel Crocker, Kyron Hayden, Tom McKenzie and Lachlan Hose for the visit. AFL Wimmera Mallee football development manager Jason […]

Opportunity for young cricketer Jett Hopper

Junior Horsham cricketer Jett Hopper will rub shoulders with some of the state’s best talent as part of a Cricket Victoria High Performance Academy under-15 country trial squad. Hopper is one of 33 players picked for the Vic Country squad, from which a final squad of 13 will be picked in December ahead of February’s […]

PHOTOS | Day to remember at Dimboola as Tim Watson returns with Sam Newman and Mike Sheahan

BIG NAMES: Left, media personality Sam Newman, Dimboola club secretary Col Campbell, club legend Tim Watson, media identity Mike Sheahan and dual Essendon premiership player Alec Epis at a Dimboola Football Club lunch. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Dimboola is about $20,000 better off after a visit from club legend Tim Watson and media identities Mike Sheahan and Sam Newman at the weekend, in the estimate of club secretary Col Campbell.

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