Sport

Rep footy too costly for some leagues

THE cost of travel has caused Sunraysia to pull out of its 2017 AFL Victoria Community Championship interleague game in Geelong against Bellarine.. And while the Echuca-Moama and wider district’s three competitions — the Goulburn Valley, Murray

by
Ben Carter
Feb 18 2017
Sport

Academy to nurture junior footy talent

THE Goulburn Murray Youth Development Academy squads were released on Tuesday, with an under 13 group announced for the 2017 season.. There will be training bases at Echuca, Rochester, Congupna and Kialla this year.. Echuca and Moama’s junior

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Riverine Herald
Feb 18 2017
Sport

It will be double the fun at Bamawm

THE Bamawm-Lockington United club will host its second annual Double Wicket Tournament on Sunday at Bamawm Oval — and reckon it’s a fun way to experience the game at micro-bite-size level.. ‘‘Last year we got 20-30 members (attending) which

by
Ben Carter
Feb 18 2017
Sport

GV admin merger

THE Goulburn Valley Football League is no more.. The Goulburn Valley Netball League is also no more.. On Wednesday night the two administrative groups agreed to merge into one governance entity — incorporating all member clubs, life membership

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Riverine Herald
Feb 17 2017
Sport

Bowls

Rich River. Women’s social bowls results. TUESDAY’S social bowls saw a game of pairs played between 24 women.. The day was generously sponsored by Evans Shoes of Echuca.. Winners were Roseanne Sharp and Heather Freeman and the runners-up were

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Riverine Herald
Feb 17 2017
Sport

Echuca and Tongala to...

THE finals venues for the Goulburn Murray Lawn Tennis Association have been finalised with only three rounds left.. Echuca Lawn Tennis Club and Tongala Lawn Tennis Club have been chosen among the five clubs to host games throughout the finals

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Jessica Gledh...
Feb 17 2017
Sport

Little athletes clock...

MEMBERS of the Echuca-Moama Little Athletics Club had a quality showing at the 2017 Victorian country track and field championships in Melbourne.. Three members competed for Eaglehawk YMCA Athletics Club at the championships held from January 26-28

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Riverine Herald
Feb 17 2017
Sport

Have the Tigers bitten off more than they can chew?

ROCHESTER Tigers will need to get their proverbial collective teeth dug straight into Moama and keep them there for two straight days in order to see any district cricket semi-final action this summer.. Just a solitary first-innings victory

by
Ben Carter
Feb 17 2017
Sport

A bright shade of Gray

CAMPBELL Gray might have been first across the at the Horsham Triathlon on Saturday but one win is not enough—the rising talent still has a few more races to tick off his list. . It was his first shot at Horsham’s long-course and he blitzed it

by
Jessica Gledh...
Feb 17 2017
Sport

Carter's call

ADIOS, goodbye, sayonara.. Or, as the dolphins in great British novelist Doug Adams’ ‘‘Hitchhikers’ Guide To The Galaxy’’ trilogy in five parts once said: ‘‘So long and thanks for all the fish’’.. After coming up on nearly two

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Riverine Herald
Feb 16 2017
Sport

Historic merge for...

The Goulburn Valley Football League and Goulburn Valley Netball League made history today and will join forces under the one banner for 2017.. The decision came following two separate special general meetings held by each of the leagues.. Club

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Riverine Herald
Feb 16 2017
Sport

Five sprinted to MSAC

FIVE Echuca Swimming Club members were on show at the weekend for the 2017 Victorian sprint championships.. Competitors were keen to back-up their impressive run at the 2017 Victorian country championships when they headed to the Melbourne Sports

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Riverine Herald
Feb 16 2017
Sport

PDFL widens online...

BOTH Picola and District football grand finals will be live streamed online this season.. The competition has agreed to an exclusive arrangement with McPherson Media Group to broadcast both the north-west and south-east senior deciders, as well as

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Riverine Herald
Feb 15 2017
Sport

Sportstar tees up a popular speaker

SHEPPARTON raised golfer Jarrod Lyle has become a crowd favourite at the Oates Victorian Open.. The former PGA Tour player will again be entertaining crowds when he makes his way to Echuca in two weeks time to be the guest speaker at this year’s

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Riverine Herald
Feb 15 2017
Sport

Bowls

Men’s pennant. ALL right lawn bowls fans — until you take further notice of this weekend’s fixtures, let’s say this.. Season 2016-17 has probably produced the closest Campaspe Valley men’s title race in years.. Despite every game being

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Riverine Herald
Feb 15 2017
Sport

Over 60 and still rolling along

IT WAS a game of numbers — 128 bowlers, 45th anniversary, over 60’s competition and it was all being played in 34C mid-summer heat.. What could possibly go wrong?. Well on this occasion, absolutely nothing, because everyone was simply enjoying

by
Ben Carter
Feb 15 2017
Sport

Money still makes the...

YES there may be a disconnect between the aspirations of club footballers and the comparative glitz of the A-League, but equally yes there’s plenty of grassroots people in the sport trying their hardest.. That was the assessment of Moama-Echuc

by
Ben Carter
Feb 15 2017
Sport

Late plunge rattles...

A BIG plunge at Echuca racecourse on Monday had a lot of punters with their hearts in their mouths before Weave crossed the line a full lip in front of the determined Rakti Roulette to win the $20,000 1Print Tour of Victoria Distance Series Heat 8

by
Riverine Herald
Feb 15 2017
Breaking News

INJURED S80 SKIERS...

TWO of the casualties from the tragic run of high-speed crashes in Sunday’s Southern 80 have spoken exclusively to the Riverine Herald from their hospital beds.. Carlton Dry skier Jason Cartledge has a broken back and Nathan Evans is still waiting

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Riverine Herald
Feb 14 2017
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