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  • Magpies snap Bombers’ streak

    CAMPERDOWN entered the top five and kept their finals hopes alive on Saturday at the Leura Oval with a hard fought 20 point win over Cobden.The Magpies had not beaten the Bombers at home since the 2003 season.Grant Place was the major target up forward finishing the day with six goals.Cobden started the game strongly, […]

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  • Magpies too strong for Bloods

    CAMPERDOWN coach Rachel Rodger believes the forward set-up of the A grade side has finally come together, with the ball movement into goal shooter Narelle Welsh the key to the team’s success.The improvement really showed last Saturday as the Magpies accounted for Terang Mortlake by 37 goals, with Welsh netting 59.The Magpies are on track […]

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  • District football preview

    WITH three rounds of Hampden Football Netball League remaining, the battle for fifth spot on the senior ladder remains wide open.This week’s round is most interesting and results could go a long way in deciding what team plays finals.Cobden currently holds fifth spot, two points clear of North Warrnambool Eagles and Camperdown and its clash […]

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  • Soccer at Mockridge Park

    SOCCER is coming to Camperdown in a big way this Sunday as Mockridge Park plays host to a Warrnambool and District Soccer League match. A collaborative partnership between Corangamite Shire’s recreation department and Corangamite Futsal Club, along with local resident and Pertobe Surfer­­­­s team member Matty Boyle, has culminated in a day that will seek […]

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  • Magpies fall to ladder leaders

    CAMPERDOWN ventured to South Warrnambool with hopes of taking another big scalp in the ladder leaders.South won the toss and kicked with the wind to the town end.Camperdown had plenty of possessions but wayward kicking to the forwards and at goal resulted in only one goal, two points at quarter time.South, however piled on five […]

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  • Wright defensive for Pies

    CAMPERDOWN’S A grade netballers have continued their march towards finals with an 18 goal win against Warrnambool at the weekend.The Magpies had control of the match from the outset although failed to find their rhythm for a full four quarters against the lowly-placed Blues.Camperdown started with a five goal buffer in the opening term but […]

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  • Local success at golf challenge

    THE South West Academy of Sport (SWAS) has won the Victorian Regional Academies of Sport Golf Challenge held at Moonah Links Golf Club last Sunday. After winning the tournament in 2006 and 2007 the SWAS athletes were out to reclaim the Alex Calvert Perpetual trophy.SWAS athletes’ overall stableford average defeated rivals WestVic, Bendigo and Gippsland academies […]

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  • Aiming for a win

    FOLLOWING a week’s rest, the Camperdown Football Netball Club return to competition in the Hampden league this weekend against Port Fairy.A trip to a predictably blustery Gardens Oval could see both Magpies’ senior football and netball line-ups come away with four premiership points.The netballers remain undefeated, last year’s grand finalists proving they have unfinished business in 2011.Although […]

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  • Wall drops in on Power

    STAR netballer Sarah Wall made her way back to the Western District last Thursday to give Kolora Noorat players some hot tips.With wet weather drenching their home turf, over 70 junior and senior players made their way to the Terang Stadium.Wall, a Camperdown native, ran the girls through their paces, giving them tips on precision […]

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  • Keating qualifies for British Open

    LISMORE born and bred professional golfer Stacey Keating is set for one of the biggest challenges of her career when she tees off in the 2011 Women’s British Open later this month.Keating qualified for the event via a strong performance in the Finnair Masters at the Helsinki Golf Club last weekend.A one over the card […]

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