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Despard chases second Stawell Gift title

It will need a mighty effort for defending Stawell Gift men’s champion Jacob Despard to win back-to-back titles. The 2018 winner will start the Easter carnival at Stawell’s Central Park only 75 centimetres in front of the starting line and with a talented crop of enterprising professionals all ahead of him. But the backmarker remains […]

PHOTOS | Edenhope-Apsley Saints and Natimuk Rams remain unscathed

Edenhope-Apsley and Natimuk United might have secured ‘early challenger’ tags as Horsham District football teams have a week off to catch their breath during Easter.

New role for Hugh Delahunty

Former Member for Lowan Hugh Delahunty of Horsham has joined Sport Australia’s management board. Mr Delahunty, a former Victorian Sports Minister and long-term advocate of the role sport plays in health and fitness, accepted the Federal Government appointment. Sport Australia is the country’s national sports advisory agency, helping provide the Federal Government with direction with […]

Sam Breuer and Ben Hobbs in squad

Horsham footballers Sam Breuer and Ben Hobbs are in the running to represent Victoria Country in under-16 national championships. The teenagers won Victorian Country squad selection and will now attempt to force their way into a final team in further trials. Breuer plays for Horsham Saints and Hobbs for Horsham in Wimmera league and both […]

PHOTOS | Dimboola on the board as Stawell and Ararat look to Good Friday football

Just how ‘good’ Good Friday will be for either Stawell or Ararat this weekend will depend how both fare in a big Wimmera Football League clash this week.

PHOTOS | Dimboola and Minyip-Murtoa set Wimmera netball pace

Dimboola is determined to reclaim a spot in finals this year, and nothing was clearer as it entered Wimmera Netball Association’s 2019 A Grade competition with force on Saturday.

PHOTOS | Natimuk Ewes dominant, Kees on the board in district netball

Natimuk United continued on its winning way in the 2019 Horsham District netball A Grade season, enjoying a strong 31-goal round-two victory over Jeparit-Rainbow.

Stawell fun run returns

When presented with his winning sash after the 2016 Lindsay Kent Memorial Fun Run, Alan Craigie challenged chasers to beat him when he returned the next year. “You won’t, but it will be fun to try,” the 35-year-old announced. The Canberra public servant was joking, but his statement proved prophetic when he was first to […]

PHOTOS | Mixed results for Phantoms in State League volleyball

Phantoms Volleyball Club will take confidence into the next round of State League matches on April 27 after experiencing mixed results against Melbourne Uni Renegades in Horsham.

Hockey development program hits off

PROGRAM STARTS: Horsham Hockey Club will start its Stick 2 Hockey junior development program tonight. The program will be at Horsham Community College on Dimboola Road from 4.45pm. Pictured getting ready for the program are, from left, Sophie Petering, Nadia Petering, Addison Carmody, Keisha Besselaar, Erika Johnson, Noah Wiggins, Hayley Toet, Chelsea Simmons, Renee Carlson, […]

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