Sport

Final heartbreak

GOULBURN Murray Cricket fell just 38 runs short of a Melbourne Country Week grand final berth on Thursday.. A strong 65 from Kyabram Fire Brigade’s Sam Kershaw wasn’t quite enough as the representative team lost its division three

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Andrew Johnston
Feb 26 2018
Sport

Accident puts Lees in the seat for gold

JASON Lees’ life changed in 2000.. That was the year he was in a motorcycle accident which resulted in a broken neck.. Lees was paralysed from the chest down, though he can now ‘‘stand a bit and use my arms a bit’&rsquo

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Andrew Johnston
Feb 26 2018
Sport

Cricket club statement on player suspension

THE following is a statement from the Tongala Cricket Club in relation to the article ‘‘Howzat? 10 Weeks’’ printed in Friday’s Riverine Herald:. After the suspension of one of our players, the club declined to comment

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Riverine Herald
Feb 26 2018
Sport

Lawn bowls report

60 and over. The 60 and over Bowls Group played in Elmore on Wednesday in overcast and humid conditions.. Thankfully the temperatures were not as hot as the previous week and the two grass greens ran well throughout the day.. A good turn up of 112

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Riverine Herald
Feb 24 2018
Sport

Golf report

GMGA Summer Pennant. The GMGA Summer Pennant competition was played in slightly warmer conditions this week conditions last Sunday.. Division 1. Rich River hosted this group and extremely good hosts they were with great organisation and result

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Riverine Herald
Feb 24 2018
Sport

Xtreme challenge at...

THE Torrumbarry Community Club Xtreme Marine Fishing Classic 2018 is fast approaching.. The event is on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8 at Horseshoe Bend.. Over $8000 worth of prizes are up for grabs and a lure board raffle will also occur

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Riverine Herald
Feb 24 2018
Sport

Local croquet

Rich River. On Monday evening 11 Rich River members headed to Kyabram Croquet Club to play for the Queenie Dixon Memorial Trophy, an annual golf croquet competition between the two clubs.. Starting at 7.30pm and playing doubles, three games of 13

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Riverine Herald
Feb 24 2018
Sport

HOWZAT? 10 weeks social media rant: Player out

A TONGALA cricketer has been slugged with a 10-game suspension following an abusive outburst on social media.. The A grade player was given the automatic suspension after a posted video showed him making remarks about Stanhope’s international

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Andrew Johnston
Feb 23 2018
Sport

Rugby players set to put on a wheelie good show

CHRISTIAN Brackley is bringing the fast-paced, crash and bash sport wheelchair rugby to Echuca Stadium tomorrow.. Brackley, 40, is keen to grow the action sport in the local area, having played in an elite league in Melbourne for the past two

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Riverine Herald
Feb 23 2018
Sport

Bombs away as Ky chases three-peat

ECHUCA’S women’s footy side is raring to go for its second-ever season, even if they’re not sure what league they are playing in.. The Northern Country Women’s League, in which Echuca competed in last season, alongside

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Riverine Herald
Feb 23 2018
Sport

Pirates land country...

THE FUTURE of women’s basketball is strong.. The Echuca Lady Pirates may not have had their best season, but the next generation is on the way up.. The Echuca Pirates under 18 girls attended Under 16 and Under 18 Division One and Two Country

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Andrew Johnston
Feb 23 2018
Sport

Big results for little...

SIX Echuca-Moama Little Athletics Centre members recently competed in the Regional Athletics Championships at Shepparton, bringing home a swag of awards.. The young athletes entered four events each and had some great results, bringing home 11

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Riverine Herald
Feb 23 2018
Sport

One final dash for...

IT all comes down to this.. There is just one day of the regular season remaining in Goulburn Murray Cricket and there are three teams competing for two finals spots.. The outcome of three games tomorrow will have the biggest bearing on how the

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Riverine Herald
Feb 23 2018
Video

Game On Summer -Episode 18

This week on Game On Summer, proudly brought to you by the American Hotel.. Watch this Echuca Football Club – we have a chat with Seymour Football Club coach Nick Jewell about the upcoming football season.. And it’s the war of Game On

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
Opinion

AFLX is 'switch-your-brain-off fun'

ON FRIDAY night in Melbourne, I went to watch the AFLX.. Now, to be honest, I wasn’t sure what it was going to be like.. I think our native game is the best in the world, so I can’t say I cared much for the idea of a heavily modified

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Kids hooked on hockey

ECHUCA’s schools were gripped with hockey fever the past week.. Hockey Victoria and the Echuca Moama Hockey Club were in schools across the week running clinics and skills sessions with young students, exposing them to a sport they may not

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Echuca fireys running...

ECHUCA held its first competition of the running season on the weekend and there were mixed results.. The senior competition on Sunday saw a runaway win for Kangaroo Flat, who showed their strength and speed to take out the grand aggregate.. But for

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Rich River edges out...

RICH River 1 has held on for a stunning victory in section one of the Campaspe Tennis Association.. A final set loss, 2-6 to Rochester 1, saw the match tied on games.. Rich River 1 walked away winners with a one set advantage.. In the Goulburn

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Riverine Herald
Feb 21 2018
Sport

There’s no catch-22...

THE midweek pennant was wrapped up on Friday with Moama running out clear favourites for the pennant.. Finishing the season with a strong win over bottom of the table Echuca Black, Moama won the league by a clear 22 points.. Second-placed Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Feb 21 2018
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