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Archive for: August, 2016

WFL| Grand final: Horsham Saints v Minyip-Murtoa

Horsham Saints got the better of Minyip-Murtoa in a second-semi final? Will the Burras turn the tables on Saturday? Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

How much difference will it make?

HDFNL| Preliminary final: Jeparit-Rainbow looks to bounce back against Harrow-Balmoral

DO OR DIE: The spotlight in Horsham District league will be on Jeparit-Rainbow players, including key-position player Simon Clugston on Saturday. The Storm, which came off second-best against  a powerful Southern Mallee Giants outfit last week, now takes on Harrow-Balmoral in a preliminary final at Natimuk. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Two weeks of Horsham District Football League finals have finished and the summary is that both of last year’s grand finalists are now out of contention.

WNA| Grand final: Horsham Demons v Minyip-Murtoa

CALM BEFORE THE STORM: Most of Wimmera Netball Association’s primary Hatcher Medal vote-winners will be in action against each other in an A Grade grand final on Saturday. Pictured, from left, are Rising Star Award winner Jessica Williamson, Ararat, Horsham runner-up Emma Buwalda, Hatcher Medallist and Minyip-Murtoa defender Stevie Bibby, and equal third place-getters Abbie Avery and Melanie Scott, both from Horsham. Picture: DEAN LAWSON

Minyip-Murtoa brought Stawell’s Wimmera Netball Association premiership hopes to an end with a crushing 41-goal preliminary final win.

DISTRICT NETBALL| Preliminary final: Harrow-Balmoral gets second chance against Natimuk United

By SARAH SCULLY Noradjuha-Quantong pulled off the upset of the Horsham District season on Saturday, beating undefeated premiership favourite Harrow-Balmoral by a goal to claim a grand final berth. Little separated the teams all match, with scores tied at half time and three-quarter time. The Bombers’ defensive pressure was the key to victory, with Brooke […]

MDFL | Semi-finals: Wickliffe-Lake Bolac, Tatyoon battle for premiership berth

With the first week of Mininera and District Football League finals out of the way, results are far from what some people would have expected.

Yanac Tigers, Warrack Hoops to face off in Wimmera hockey grand final

By SIMON KING Minor premiers in each of Wimmera Hockey Association’s three divisions were the first to qualify for respective grand finals, but each will encounter a worthy opponent on Saturday at Yanac. A men’s or open division in the association has been contested for 27 seasons and Yanac Tigers have played off for the […]

Western Phantoms win accolades at Volleyball Victoria awards night

Volleyball Victoria had its annual awards night at the weekend with good news coming the way of MIXX FM Western Phantoms members.

Nathaniel Warren on track for sixth Stawell Amateur Athletic Club title

Stawell Amateur Athletic Club reigning champion Nathaniel Warren is on target for a sixth title, despite finishing behind a talented fun runner in a 6.5-kilometre Concongella Vineyards Handicap.

Stevie Bibby, Sam Clyne shine at Wimmera league’s night of nights

WINNERS: Minyip-Murtoa defender Stevie Bibby and Horsham Saints rover Sam Clyne soak up the moment after winning respective Hatcher and Toohey medals. Picture: DEAN LAWSON

By DEAN LAWSON Horsham Saints on-baller Sam Clyne and Minyip-Murtoa goal defence Stevie Bibby are the toast of Wimmera football and netball after winning exciting best and fairest vote counts in Horsham. Clyne won Wimmera Football League’s P. J. Toohey Medal and Bibby Wimmera Netball Association’s Hatcher Medal in a joint presentation dinner at Horsham’s […]

Wimmera water-storage levels continue to rise

By DEAN LAWSON Water continues to pour into Wimmera storages with the system close to 40 percent full. Almost 20-million litres of water lifted Wimmera storages in the week leading up to August 24, in the largest weekly inflow in the system since the 2011 floods. Water was continuing to flow into reservoirs this week […]

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