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Archive for: August, 2018

Wimmera basketballers win invitation to under-14 Gold Nugget Camp

Six junior Wimmera basketballers are among country Victoria’s elite under-14 boys and girls selected for an intense training camp in Ballarat this month. The basketballers were chosen to attend the Gold Nugget Camp, from September 26 to 28, after impressing through the Basketball Country Victoria Regional Academy Program. The 2018 Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup […]

Police are looking for Trent Johnson

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Trent Allen Johnson. A warrant has been issued for the 24-year-old’s arrest. Johnson is described as 185cm tall, thin, build, brown hair, brown eyes with a fair complexion. Police have released an image of Johnson in the hope someone can provide information on his current whereabouts. […]

2018 WNA finals | Warrack Eagles a potent force

There has been little doubt for much of Wimmera Netball Association’s A Grade year that Warrack Eagles are one of the teams to beat for this year’s flag. The Eagles have a high-quality line-up, a group that has produced 14 wins for the season. A Grade coach Jane Richardson provided The Weekly Advertiser with a […]

2018 WNA finals | Horsham Demons to be tough opponents

A perennial Wimmera Netball Association powerhouse, Horsham has such a reputation that it is the team everyone else loves to beat. But historically those opportunities have been far and few between, with the Demons consistently producing quality flagship teams. This year the Demons have snapped close at the heels of competition leaders Warrack Eagles, winning […]

2018 WNA finals | Minyip-Murtoa, Horsham set for showdown

By DEAN LAWSON Minyip-Murtoa and Horsham teams will take winning form into what is likely to be a fierce Wimmera Netball Association A Grade qualifying final on Saturday. Both have set the platform for a mighty showdown in the confines of Horsham City Oval reserve with strong last-round victories and have sights set firmly on […]

2018 WNA finals | Minyip-Murtoa has a strong desire to win

Minyip-Murtoa has had to pick up the pieces after deathknock grand-final disappointment in Wimmera Netball Association last year. The Burras have continued to be a force this year, winning 12 of their 15 games, and now confront another testing finals series. With teams preparing for the end-of-season play-offs, The Weekly Advertiser asked Burras coach Claire […]

2018 WNA finals | Ararat netballers are fighting back

Ararat is a traditional giant in Wimmera Netball Association but has had to climb its way back up the ladder and in the process has endured a tough season, winning 10 games but losing five. The Weekly Advertiser asked A Grade coach Donna Spalding to provide insight into the Rats’ resurgence. At what stage did […]

2018 WNA finals | Horsham Saints back to full strength

Wimmera Netball Association reigning A Grade premiers Horsham Saints have squeezed into the finals after a topsy-turvy season battling significant player-unavailability issues. The team appears vulnerable in the finals but is starting to look strong on paper. A Grade coach Shannon Reinheimer has provided insight into the Saints’ trials and tribulations this season. At what […]

2018 WFL finals | Horsham Demons answer the critics

Wimmera Football League reigning premier Horsham will enter this year’s finals series as a surprising competition yardstick.

2018 WFL finals | Southern Mallee Giants meet expectations

Wimmera Football League fans expected competition newcomer Southern Mallee Giants to quickly make an impression and become a pacesetter – and they have proven as much.


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