Sport

Grand final farce stumps Goulburn Murray side

CHAOS reigned over the Bendigo Country Week grand final with Goulburn Murray Cricket’s representative side being disqualified and then reinstated within a matter of hours.. After qualifying for the final of the tournament, the team was

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Swimmers churn up the river in sprint to winery

ECHUCA Moama Multi Sport Weekend wrapped up yesterday morning with the Morrisons Wharf to Winery swim.. The event saw 31 social men, 25 social women, nine open men, seven open women and three juniors take to the river to swim the 3km from the Port

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Spiers speeds way back to the desert

COMPETITIVE drive never truly leaves a sportsman and Echuca’s Craig Spiers is living proof of this.. Spiers has raced for more than 20 years in multiple combined stints on both two and four-wheeled bikes.. He recently took a couple of years

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Seniors bowls

Over 60s. It was a full house at the Tongala Bowling Club for Wednesday, January 17’s event.. The first to arrive was the bus with bowlers from Mathoura. All up we had a total of 96 bowlers making up 28 teams.. The cards and team selection was

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Riverine Herald
Jan 20 2018
Sport

Pirates set for...

THE ECHUCA Pirates season is almost over.. This weekend, both sides play a double-header against Wodonga and Wangaratta at the Echuca Stadium.. These final games come off the back of bad losses for both sides on Sunday.. The Senior Pirates fell by

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Riverine Herald
Jan 20 2018
Sport

Horse sense reaps...

INVESTING in racing is not an exact science.. But sometimes, you strike gold.. For Echuca’s John Devitt, that’s exactly what has happened.. ‘‘A few years back my nephew and a mate of mine got involved in a syndicate to buy

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 20 2018
Sport

December Sportstar...

Echuca swimming sensation Col Pearse continued his march towards the top of the sport with an impressive Pacific School Games carnival in Adelaide. Last year’s Junior Sportstar of the Year winner, Pearse again pocketed a heap of medals at the

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Croquet boom

RICH River Croquet Club has been pleased to welcome several new members in the last few months and is delighted with the numbers attending golf croquet since the New Year.. A total of 18 members played four games of doubles and one of singles each

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Goulburn Murray bounces back after early loss

GOULBURN Murray’s title defence at the Bendigo Country Week had an early hiccup but is starting to gather steam.. The GM boys were narrowly beaten in their first game by Murray Valley in Rochester after being set 7/228.. GM’s all-star

by
Alex Mitchell
Jan 19 2018
Sport

HOT RUNNINGS

RACE weekend has arrived.. The Echuca Moama Multi Sport Weekend kicks off tomorrow morning.. However, the schedule is not as originally planned.. The event has undergone a late change, with the River Gums fun run cancelled due to today’s

by
Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Miraculous escape for...

MICK Cornish’s shoulder is still in pieces more than a fortnight after a monster fall in trackwork.. The local trainer was heading out on a lead pony on January 2 with one of the stable’s two-year-olds when it threw him off and he landed

by
Alex Mitchell
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Heat turns up in...

IT’S shaping up as a scorching Saturday, and another day of Goulburn Murray Cricket action is in danger of being cancelled.. Four days of play have been affected by weather this season and as a result there’s been minimal two-day play

by
Alex Mitchell
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Open season for...

ANY game looks daunting coming off a 2-14 season, but the Mathoura Football Club has been handed the perfect opportunity to get its 2018 season off to a winning start.. In the recently released North West Picola and District Football Netball League

by
Alex Mitchell
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Game On Summer - Episode 13

Episode 13 of Game On Summer is here thanks to the American Hotel.. Today we talk to Brad McCabe of Rowing for a Cause about his incredible journey to raise money for Beyond Blue.. We get an update from the Echuca-Moama Triathlon Club about this

by
Riverine Herald
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Andrew Johnston

SO I went and saw Bryan Adams on the weekend.. It was awesome.. But the funny thing is that the highlight of the night was not Bryan.. It was Daryl Braithwaite.. And of course, it was him singing The Horses.. Why do we love that song so much?. I

by
Riverine Herald
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Local star out of Southern 80

WITH less than a month until the great race, the Superclass field is set for the 2018 Southern 80.. Missing is a local favourite — Jessica Pearse’s 99 Psycho Clowns entry will not run after mechanical issues arose after the world

by
Alex Mitchell
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Rain hangs Echuca out...

ECHUCA’S best batting display of the season was spoilt by Saturday’s late rain.. At Victoria Park, the home side won the toss and batted and had contributions across the board on its way to 6/250.. Opening the batting, Adam Jones set the

by
Alex Mitchell
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Leaders hit rich vein...

THE break over Christmas/New Year did not impact Rich River’s form, with the CTA division one leaders putting forward a 32-game win over Echuca South 1.. Rochester continued to be a force across the divisions with three victories in four

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Riverine Herald
Jan 17 2018
Sport

Division one lawn bowls

City of Echuca. THIRTY teams competed in the Caledonian Hotel Open triples on Sunday.. City of Echuca players joined visitors from Rich River, Moama, Ballan, Mathoura, Kangaroo Flat, Shepparton Park, Elmore, Tongala, Dingee, Colbinabbin and

by
Riverine Herald
Jan 17 2018
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