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  • Parkin lands in Magpie nest

    AFL legend David Parkin was a special guest of the Camperdown Football Netball Club last week.Parkin, whose elite coaching credits include stints with Hawthorn, Fitzroy and Carlton, was happy to take part in a round table, informal discussion with some of Camperdown’s senior coaching staff for 2011.“David had attended a conference in Warrnambool on Wednesday […]

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  • Karters converge for state titles

    AN outstanding field of competitors took to the circuit as the South West Kart Club played host to the 2010 Victorian Closed Titles last weekend.Class results:Junior Max: 1st Bradley Jenner, 2nd Reece Bloomfield, 3rd Justin Francis.Leopard Light: 1st Adam Willison, 2nd Dean Foster, 3rd Richard Muscat.Clubman Heavy: 1st Leigh Nicolaou, 2nd Kayne Hughes, 3rd Daniel […]

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  • Tolland claims first bowls championship

    CAMPERDOWN Go­lf’s lady bowlers con­tested the club cha­mp­ionships recently.Semi finals: Joan Fitzgerald defeated Pam Place 25-23, Noelene Tolland defeated Ilma Daws 26-21.Both these semi finals displayed some beautiful draw bowling.In the final, Noelene continued her fine form to defeat Joan and claim her first club championship crown.In other success around the club, Golf’s team of Rene […]

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  • Coote claims Terang victory

    FORMER Pomborneit resident Adam Coote took victory in the 800 metre event at Sunday’s Terang Gift.The race was the opener of the Victorian Athletic League season and Coote pushed aside blustery conditions to outclass a solid field.The current day AFL boundary umpire started as the backmarker off 20 metres in the final and was able to […]

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  • Moloney named Magpie coach

    BERNARD Moloney has been named senior coach of the Camperdown Football Netball Club for season 2010.Moloney, who comes to the Magpies from Terang Mortlake, has his sights set on improving the senior side’s on-ground performance.“Camperdown finished on the bottom of the ladder this season but I believe we have the ability to play finals football in […]

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  • Reilly continues as president

    PETER “Chester” Reilly has been re-elected president of the Camperdown Football Netball Club for his fourth term.Chester was once again appointed to the position at the club’s recent annual general meeting.He will once again be well supported by a keen group of committee members and an executive that is both experienced and committed to lead the […]

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  • Paralympian seeks home town support

    CAMPERDOWN residents are being urged to get behind Cameron Rahles-Rahbula in his quest to become this year’s Performer of the Year With a Disability.Rahles-Rahbula, who had a great year on the ski slopes having won two bronze medals at the Vancouver Paralympics, is one of six athletes in the running for The Age awards in the […]

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  • Magpie great relives glory days

    ONE of Camperdown Football Club’s greatest sons returned to the picturesque Leura Oval for a trip down memory lane on the weekend and was amazed at what he saw. With wife Edna (nee Howard) and son and daughter Norm Sharp was bewildered by the quality of the playing surface and the magnitude of the facilities that […]

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  • East Verses West salutes

    CAMPERDOWN trainer Simon Mahony had the pleasure of leading his four-year-old gelding East Verses West to the winners’ stall after taking out the 2000 metre handicap at Mortlake last Saturday.A natural front runner, East Verses West ($9.00) was suited by the heavy conditions.At Terang on October 24, East Verses West ran a disappointing fifth beaten 15 […]

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  • Big season slated at Simpson Speedway

    Photo courtesy Geoff Rounds.

    SIMPSON Speedway has announced its racing calendar for the upcoming 2010/11 season.The action begins on Saturday December 4 when the Wingless Sprints take to the clay for round three of the Parr Motorsports Series.The thundering V8 Dirt Modifieds also return, while Micro Sprints pay their only visit for the year, with Three-Litre Sedans and Street Stocks also in […]

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