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  • Eagles halt Magpie move

    CAMPERDOWN hosted North Warrnambool with the prospect of leaping into the top five in Hampden league football.This was not to be the case as the Eagles outplayed the Magpies in most areas of the game.Had it not been for inaccurate kicking in front of goal the damage could have been much worse for the home side.The […]

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  • Magpie netballers remain on track

    CAMPERDOWN recorded its eighth win of the year against neighbouring rival Cobden at the weekend to retain top spot on the Hampden league netball ladder.The Magpies finished 14 goals ahead, 52-38, but faced a challenging four quarters against the winless Bombers at Cobden netball courts.Wet and windy conditions hampered Camperdown’s usually direct ball movement and […]

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  • Sweet revenge on Bombers

    CAMPERDOWN won its second consecutive game to move right into contention for a finals berth in Hampden football.The Magpies defeated arch rival Cobden by 49 points in what was a convincing performance.Following on from its second defeat of Terang Mortlake in 2011, the Magpies came out full of running at the Cobden Recreation Reserve.Lack of key […]

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  • Where big cats prowl

    LISMORE’S long history of football prowess is set to be remembered for years to come.The community joined forces with the Geelong Football Club recently to unveil a plaque marking the district’s involvement with the club.Premiership player and coach Reg Hickey, the first ever Brownlow medallist Edward ‘Carji’ Greeves and football pioneer Tom Wills were all […]

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  • Local hockey talent headed for Malaysia

    TWO Camperdown hockey players have been selected to play in the Under 17 Girls Country Victorian Hockey Squad.Lauren Hill and Jaala Perkins will tour Malaysia at the start of July where seven games will be played in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Penang.Holly Thornton from Timboon has also been selected to compete in the squad.The […]

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  • Funding granted

    THE Darlington Speedway is one step closer to having power connected.Local Member for Polworth, Terry Mulder was at Darlington Speedway last Saturday night to announce that a $50,000 pre-election commitment towards power connection to Darlington Recrea­tion Reserve had been delivered.  Mr Mulder said he was delighted to make the announcement. “This funding will allow the […]

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  • Fletcher boys lead nation to croquet glory

    LISMORE Croquet Club brothers Greg, Robert, and Malcolm Fletcher were part of the first Australian team for 20 years to beat New Zealand in the Trans Tasman Croquet Test Series.Robert Fletcher, winner of the player of the series perpetual trophy, was stoked with the result.“It is a very satisfying feeling.“It is a unique event in […]

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  • Long shot victory in May Carnival

    CAMPERDOWN trainer Simon Mahony was celebrating in earnest this week after scoring a 94-1 long-shot victory at the Warrnambool races.Initially on the board at 107-1, Mahony was elated when his four year-old mount East Verses West passed the post three lengths ahead of the field in the last race of the day.The win was a […]

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  • Sinnott clocks up 250

    LEAH Sinnott has established herself as a leading player in the Hampden league’s top netball competition.The Magpies’ round three match against North Warrnambool last Saturday marked her 250th senior appearance, in the process becoming eligible for life membership of the Hampden league.Sinnott played her first senior game in the black and white under the guidance of aunt […]

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  • Walsh takes out Podger Memorial

    HEYTESBURY Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway rounded out the 2010/11 racing season on Monday night.The meeting included the time honoured Trevor Podger Memorial for Super Rods, Wingless Sprint Peter Merrett Trophy Race and Councillors Cup for Junior Sedans.All events were rescheduled from the washout on April 9, with a solid Anzac Day crowd in attendance.The 34th Trevor Podger Memorial […]

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