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It’s official, The Southern Mallee Giants are in the WFL

Southern Mallee Giants celebrate HDFNL Senior Grand Final 2017.

Horsham District Football League premiers Southern Mallee Giants are joining the Wimmera Football League. The Giants won approval to compete in the Wimmera league after a four-step process was achieved within a two week period, with all parties conscious of time and the effect on the other members within both the Wimmera FL and the […]

Anna Sudholz receives Horsham Pony Club’s Ann Buwalda memorial award

Anna Sudholz, Horsham, on River, at the Horsham Show.

Horsham Pony Club member Anna Sudholz was awarded the Ann Buwalda Memorial Clubmanship and Sportsmanship award at the club’s last rally in December. Each year the club honours and remembers the life of Ann Buwalda with the Ann Buwalda perpetual trophy. Ann was a Horsham Pony Club member who tragically, along with her two horses, […]

PHOTOS | Horsham Hornets strong as finals loom

Matthew Quinn, Kyneton, and Jake Hobbs, Hornets start teh game. Horsham Hornets vs Kyneton Tigers.

Horsham Hornets coach Cam Bruce is looking forward to a strong hitout with fellow Country Basketball League finals contender Mildura on Saturday night.

Weekend washout in Horsham cricket

A washout in Horsham Cricket Association at the weekend put a damper on Rupanyup-Minyip’s quest to topple Homers in a one-day competition, but the side will have the chance to make a statement against the Pigeons at Minyip on Saturday. A win for the Blue Panthers would give Ryan Mettelman, Travis Hair, Brent Hudson and […]

Second century for Jarrod Blandford in Grampians cricket

TOP-SCORE: Youth Club batsman Nic Baird made 29 runs on Saturday. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

A top-of-the-table clash, a fizzer, solid wins to Tayoon and Aradale, and a rain-affected draw at Alexandra Oval sums up Grampians Cricket Association matches on Saturday.

PHOTOS | Nick Robertson, Ian Nitschke qualify for state four-ball golf titles

Mark Griffits playing in the Horsham qualifier for the Vic Four-Ball Championship.

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Horsham golfers Nick Robertson and Ian Nitschke will put their skills to the test in Melbourne after winning a regional round of the Victorian Four-Ball Championship. The pair scored 45 points at a regional qualifying event at Horsham Golf Club on Sunday. The event attracted keen golfers from across western Victoria. Robertson and Nitschke narrowly […]

Country’s best are set to soar over the Wimmera | part two

Some of the country’s best pilots will contest the World FAI Sailplane Grand Prix series leg at Horsham Aerodrome from January 22 to 28. We continue our profiles of some of the competitors for this year’s event. Geoff Brown Geoff Brown joined the Royal Australian Air Force in February 1980 after completing an engineering degree. […]

Horsham ready for world gliding grand prix

Country’s best are set to soar over the Wimmera, part 1 Country’s best are set to soar over the Wimmera, part 2 Some of Australia’s best glider pilots will descend on Horsham at the weekend to compete in the ninth World FAI Sailplane Grand Prix series. The sailplane event will kick off a massive three […]

Horsham to host 2017-18 Country Basketball League grand finals

Alex Hiscock  Hornets v Corio Bay in the CBL Grand Final.

By SARAH SCULLY Horsham Amateur Basketball Association has secured home Country Basketball League grand finals in its first season in the league’s new north-west conference. The Horsham association’s application to host the deciders – for the fifth consecutive year – was approved this week. The coup is likely to benefit Horsham Hornets players and supporters, […]

Southern Mallee Giants vote in favour of Wimmera league move

Southern Mallee Giants celebrate HDFNL Senior Grand Final 2017.

Leaders of southern Mallee communities of Hopetoun and Beulah have taken the next step to ensure the longevity of their football-netball club amid an era of ever-declining population and player availability.

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