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Archive for: March, 2016

2016 Wimmera Football/Netball Countdown

The Weekly Advertiser is previewing Wimmera football and netball teams ahead of the 2016 season.

Spotlight on Minyip-Murtoa as Wimmera season gets underway

BIG GUNS: Minyip-Murtoa ruckman Kieran Delahunty, pictured in action last year, leads the Burras’ tall-timber brigade.

Wimmera Football League will kick off in a huge weekend of sport, and no game in the competition’s ice-breaking round will be bigger than a showdown under lights at Murtoa on Saturday night.

Region primed for MX National Series at Dooen Recreation Reserve

Brett Metcalfe in action. Picture: Jeff Crow

Motorcycling enthusiasts from across Australia have already arrived or are on their way to the Wimmera for one of the biggest motocross events on the national calendar.

Wimmera Netball Association opener to provide season insight

The first round of the Wimmera Netball Association season kicks off at the weekend, with some superb clashes scheduled on the courts.

Horsham Saints to rebuild in 2016 after winning premiership

SLICK: Horsham Saints will look to the talents of players such as Sam Jasper, who was outstanding in the club’s premiership win in 2015.

FOOTBALL COUNTDOWN: Long-time football players and leaders, when chatting about the challenges in the game, will often agree the only thing harder than winning a premiership is winning another one.

Fitness key to Horsham Saints’ 2016 campaign

NETBALL COUNTDOWN: Horsham Saints A Grade netball coach Kylie Breuer hopes a new-look team and a strong commitment to fitness will help propel her team up the Wimmera Netball Association ladder in 2016.

Kalkee veterans to lead 2016 finals push

FOOTBALL COUNTDOWN: After five premierships and eight grand-final appearances in the past nine years, the big question facing Kalkee in Horsham district league this year is can they go to the well one last time?

Kalkee netballers to capitalise on junior development in 2016

NETBALL COUNTDOWN: Kalkee will look to reap the benefits of its junior development program to enhance its A Grade prospects in the 2016 Horsham District league season.

Western Phantoms in opening contest

FULL VOLLEY: A thorough pre-season preparation will stand all three Western Phantoms teams participating in the opening state league round on Saturday in good stead.

Wickliffe-Lake Bolac to take advantage of momentum in 2016

FOOTBALL COUNTDOWN: Wickliffe-Lake Bolac’s poor start to last year’s Mininera and District Football League season takes a large part of the blame for the the club not making finals.


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