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School side to hit the MCG

FROM Tongala to the Melbourne Cricket Ground.. It’s many kids’ dream to play on the hallowed turf and that’s exactly where Tongala’s Primary School grades five and six girls cricket team will be heading after a series of huge

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Alex Mitchell
Nov 25 2017
Sport

Rowan claims A grade event

MATHOURA Gun Club has completed its Shoots Zone Championship.. With October providing for perfect shooting weather, the club took to the tarps for a night shoot four weeks ago.. A number of competitors from across multiple clubs made the trip to

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Riverine Herald
Nov 24 2017
Sport

Rowers’ massive help

COMPETITORS in this year’s Massive Murray Paddle arrived in Echuca-Moama on Wednesday afternoon in the middle of their gruelling five-day paddle from Yarrawonga to Swan Hill.. Day three saw the hundreds of entrants travel 78km down the mighty

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Alex Mitchell
Nov 24 2017
Sport

Surging force: Teams chase Beehag king

SATURDAY’S Barrie Beehag will see rival Superclass teams giving it their all to take down a surging Merc Force team, looking to add another accolade to its growing list of accomplishments.. The massive 110-boat event kicks off Saturday morning

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Alex Mitchell
Nov 24 2017
Sport

Dream still alive on...

THE AFL Draft brings the realisation of a lifelong dream for budding footballing prospects and for a second time, Leitchville’s Marty Hore has put his name in the hat.. Hore is looking to write the next chapter in his footballing journey that

by
Alex Mitchell
Nov 24 2017
Sport

Bowls report

Over 60s. Wednesday saw 28 teams enjoy an afternoon of bowling at Lockington.. 112 bowlers in whites and club colours assembled on the two grass greens.. The Lockington greenkeeper had reported in sick and his replacement did a fine job preparing

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Riverine Herald
Nov 24 2017
Sport

Croquet blues

PLAYING in the rain at times, the Rich River golf croquet pennant team lost to Numurkah Blue last week, seven games and 70 hoops to five games and 63 hoops.. Russell Smyth played well, winning three of his four games and losing the fourth 6-7.. Due

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Riverine Herald
Nov 24 2017
Sport

Showdown meets the hype

IN THE CTA, the much anticipated show down between Echuca South 1 and Echuca South 2 delivered a match only separated by six games.. With four sets remaining, ES1 had ES2 on the ropes, but back to back dominant sets saw 2 come within a few games of

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Classy Alford to four at Gunbower

AUSTRALIA’S best driver put on an absolute clinic at Sunday’s Gunbower Harness Racing Club meet.. Pacing legend Chris Alford, boasting more than 6,000 career wins and 12 Victorian drivers’ premierships, won half the eight-race card

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Baton Relay edges closer

CAMPASPE Shire residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay experience with the street level route now available to the public.. Mayor Adrian Weston said the baton relay will start its journey in Echuca on Thursday, February 15 from

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Time to board the...

THIS Saturday, the Echuca Pirates host their first Saturday night game of the season at Echuca’s basketball stadium.. And the club is calling on the community to board the ship.. ‘‘Basketball is the kind of sport where having a lot

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Young swimmers scorch...

SOME of Echuca’s brightest up-and-coming swimmers took to the 2018 Swimming Victoria Sprint Championships held in Melbourne over the weekend.. The Sprint Championships are 50m events in each of the four strokes.. The heats were held on the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Jed flies high: Dirt...

UNDER the bright lights of Sydney’s 21,000-seat Qudos Bank Arena, dirt bike rider Jed Polomka made his Supercross debut.. Just 18 years old, the Echuca local picked the southern hemisphere’s biggest race as his first, but didn’t

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Alex Mitchell
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Locals lay them in the aisles

ECHUCA trainers saved the best for last at their home track on Monday – winning races seven and eight.. It started with a boil over as Rhys Archard’s Arellano, ridden by Linda Meech, got up at 15/1 but had been as far out as 25/1, and

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Moama has Tigers on ropes

MOAMA was in a commanding position to take full points against the Rochester Tigers on Saturday before rain killed the action for the first day of the two-day Goulburn Murray Cricket A grade clash.. The Tigers were on the ropes at 4/36 after

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Alex Mitchell
Nov 22 2017
Sport

White trumps Blue

CITY of Echuca’s White team won the intra-club battle against Echuca Blue last Friday to finish round seven of the Campaspe Valley Bowls Division midweek pennant season in second place on the ladder.. But the side is still chasing Moama for

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Alex Mitchell
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Reds slicker than City

Seniors. Division one - match of the round. THIS week’s round six match saw the experienced Manchester City outfit take on the younger Liverpool side, but youth won out on this occasion.. Liverpool kicked away early but the City players

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
Sport

ECHUCA FAILS TO FINISH...

ECHUCA will be looking for a steady batting performance as it aims to chase down reigning premier Rochester United in day two of the Goulburn Murray Cricket A grade clash.. At Victoria Park, the home side bowled with confidence on a pitch with

by
Alex Mitchell
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Women’s footy boon...

ECHUCA’S women footballers will be competing in a brand new competition in 2018.. The overwhelming growth of the women’s side of the game has continued with the Northern Country Women’s League splitting into two separate leagues

by
Alex Mitchell
Nov 20 2017
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