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  • Locals claim Corangamite pairs

    THE Corangamite Bowls Division ladies pairs were played at Colac City on Monday.Thirty teams were entered and there were five three game winners.Skippers were Jill Rantall and Rene Wyles (Camperdown Golf), Vicki Brebner (Camperdown), Rebecca McMahon (Colac City) and E. Williamson (Colac).In the play-off, J. Rantall defeated V. Brebner and R. Wyles defeated E. Williamson.R. McMahon then defeated J. Rantall […]

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  • Hately excels in Melbourne to Warrnambool

    CAMPERDOWN rider Dylan Hately achieved his goal of a top 20 finish in the gruelling 262 kilometre Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic on Saturday.Hately crossed the line in 15th position after a strong day in the saddle, riding for 7.24:50hrs.He was in a group of 14 riders who were credited with the same time, just 36 […]

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  • Locals to tackle cycling classic

    CAMPERDOWN riders Dylan Hately and Erich Gstrein are set to compete in this Saturday’s Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic.The entry list comprises 210 riders, an event record since the 116-year-old classic became a massed start race in 1996.The 262 kilometre journey makes the event the longest single day cycle race in the southern hemisphere.Hately will […]

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  • Pony Club contest local event

    CAMPERDOWN Pony Club held a combined training and novelty day at the Camperdown Showgrounds recently.Seventy riders from surrounding pony clubs braved the wet and windy conditions to compete.Grade 2: 1st Yvette Cashmore Ballarat Pony Club, 2nd Asha Kelly, 3rd Sarah Bone, 4th Mikarla Poole, 5th Asha Kelly, 6th Meaghan Bone.Grade 3: 1st Pippa Arnott Ballarat […]

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  • New home for Futsal club

    CORANGAMITE Futsal Club will be celebrating a new era with the use of its first club room located at Scotts Creek Recreation Reserve. The club will be looking to offer outdoor games starting next season in Scotts Creek with a focus on new people joining. “The use of Scotts Creek Recreation Reserve provides a benefit […]

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  • Pelicans impress in season opener

    BOOKAAR captain-coach Simon Baker got his side off to a great start in the 2011/12 South West cricket season.The Pelicans faced league newcomer Heytesbury Rebels and were dominant in the Leura Oval contest.Baker’s knock of 99 was equal to that of the Rebels’ combined total for their innings.He fell agonisingly short of the season’s first century, run […]

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  • Sports stars recognised

    THE Corangamite Sportsmen’s Club held its quarterly dinner and presentation night last Tuesday evening.Guest speaker Ross McIlveen gave an outstanding talk to over 60 members and guests on the development and community support of the new little athletics sports track and amenities.He spoke of a 10 year plan that became a one year reality.Awards presented […]

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  • Western Region claims state netball crown

    THE Western Region’s open netball team is the best in the state following success at the V/Line Championships on Sunday. The squad, led by Camperdown coach Rachel Rodger, became the first senior Western Region team to win the State Netball Titles.All of Netball Victoria’s 19 regions were represented in matches that were made up of 10 […]

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  • Magpies’ night of nights

    CAMPERDOWN Football Netball Club hosted its 2011 presentation night last Friday.Sam Chapman was the top polling player in the senior football best and fairest, while it was Emma Wright who claimed back-to-back successes in A grade netball.Senior football: best and fairest Sam Chapman, runner-up Daniel Baker, most improved Clinton Fitzgeald, best first year player Hayden Mitchell, most […]

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  • Katie defends cycling crown

    IT was back-to-back wins for Katie Cecchini-Baxter in the Geoff Kane Cycling Classic held last Sunday.Katie rode her fastest time to date to keep ahead of 14 other competitors with only Sarah Rodgers starting ahead of her from the limit mark.The victory holds extra significance for Katie, with the race named in honour of her great […]

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