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Wimmera, Horsham District leagues to host Blue Ribbon Round

Blue Ribbon Foundation’s Horsham branch has partnered with Wimmera and Horsham District football and netball leagues to present Blue Ribbon Round at the weekend. Foundation president Geoff Lord said Blue Ribbon Round aimed to promote the organisation’s work, raise money and highlight the Spirit of Sport awards bestowed on under-17 football and netball players. “Blue […]

2017 Wimmera Football League senior, under-18 interleague squads announced

Wimmera playing coach John Delahunty addresses his charges during last year's interleague match. Delahunty will coach the Big W side again this year.

Wimmera Football League has named senior and under-18 squads for its 2017 AFL Community Championships campaign. Sixty-nine players are up for senior selection for the Big W’s clash against Murray Football League at Moama Recreation Reserve on May 13. Minyip-Murtoa’s John Delahunty, who has been named in the squad alongside 10 of his team-mates, has […]

WFL | Ararat and Dimboola primed for big clashes

Daniel Greig, Dimboola vs Warrack Eagles.

Ararat and Dimboola will bank on big finishes when they take on Horsham and Horsham Saints respectively in Wimmera Football League Sunday games this week.

HDFNL | Heavyweights Southern Mallee Giants, Harrow-Balmoral set for mighty clash

Hamish Exell tackles Sam McClure. Kalkee vs Edenhope-Apsley.

Horsham District Football Netball League foundations are set to shudder under the weight of intensity when two premiership hopefuls clash in the southern Mallee this weekend.

WNA | Round to set Wimmera netball scene

Emma Koschitzke, WE, Dimboola v Warrack Eagles.

Wimmera Netball Association fans will keep a close eye on action this weekend in games set to be an early teaser of a competitive year.

HDFNL | Laharum recruit bolsters team’s chances against Natimuk United

Natimuk United has had the wood over Horsham District league opponent Laharum for the past few seasons, but the Demons hope a new recruit will help the A Grade side reverse its fortunes this year.

Horsham’s Ella Walsgott, Miette Hopper represent state

Talented Horsham youngsters Ella Walsgott and Miette Hopper have returned home after representing Victoria at national level. Ella, 13, participated in the inaugural Australian Schools Triathlon Festival in Penrith, New South Wales, finishing 29th in the country in the junior female category. Her mother, Katie Walsgott, said the Victorian team finished fourth overall, with Queensland […]

MDFL| Opportunity beckons in Mininera

Ararat Eagles travel to Great Western in Mininera and District Football League on Saturday with both teams still searching for their first win of the season.

FULL VOLLEY | Western Phantoms teams show strength

Phantoms Volleyball Club enjoyed a successful round four against Victoria University with all teams recording good wins. The tone was set in the first game when division three girls, with Horsham’s Tamikah Dockrill in the team, came from two sets-to-one down to win 15-11 in the fifth set. The reserves men, with Nathan Berry, Jayden […]

Fans cheer Rhymney’s Andrew Reynolds home

Ararat schoolteacher Andrew Reynolds used a family cheer squad and a hometown advantage to maximum effect at Rhymney on Sunday to win his first Stawell and Ararat Cross Country Club race for two years

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