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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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  • Magpie heartache

    SO close, yet so far for Camperdown’s A grade netballers.For the second consecutive year they have fallen to Koroit in the Hampden league’s showcase netball event.The Saints are proving to be a bogey team for the Magpies, who have been so dominant over the past two seasons, only to stumble at the final hurdle.It was […]

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  • Baker to break league record

    TRACEY Baker will set a new games record in Hampden A grade netball when she steps on the court in tomorrow’s grand final. It will be the 320th time Baker has played in the league, 56 with Cobden and the rest in black and white. Baker was presented with league life membership in 2008, when […]

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  • Last chance for Magpies

    CAMPERDOWN’S A grade netballers will have to fight the hard way for this year’s Hampden league premiership after losing to Koroit 50-32 in last Saturday’s second semi final.The minor premiers have failed in their last two encounters against the Saints and now face a do-or-die clash with North Warrnambool to keep their premiership hopes alive.The […]

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  • Knockout blow for Pies

    CAMPERDOWN’S under 18 footballers have been bundled out of the Hampden league finals for 2011.The Magpies, who finished third at the completion of home and away matches, have been eliminated in straight sets.They lost to Warrnambool in week one of finals before being well and truly outplayed by Terang Mortlake on Sunday.Their Bloods opposition got out […]

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  • Charlie’s Cup

    LOCAL football talent Charlie Bradshaw capped off a stellar season by taking home the Judd Cup as the Hampden Football Netball League’s under 18 best and fairest player.After winning the coveted trophy with 29 votes on Wednesday night, the Camperdown on-baller was still elated yesterday.“It was pretty good. I didn’t get much sleep last night […]

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  • Three-peat for all conquering Power

    KOLORA Noorat showed on Saturday why it’s been a dominant team in the Warrnambool and District League with a determined 15 point win over Old Collegians in Saturday’s grand final.The victory was Power’s third successive flag and it speaks volumes for all concerned with its on field and behind the scene operations.Saturday’s victory was set […]

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  • Final round defeat for Magpies

    A final round loss to Koroit has spoiled Camperdown’s near-perfect record in A grade netball this season.The Magpies’ retained top spot and will rest in this weekend’s opening week of Hampden League finals despite a five-goal loss to their biggest premiership challenger last weekend.Camperdown came close to Koroit at the Leura Oval despite missing number […]

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  • Netballers seal top spot

    CAMPERDOWN’S A grade netballers secured top place on the Hampden league ladder with another convincing win last Saturday.Continuing on its impressive form in recent weeks, the Magpies easily accounted for third placed North Warrnambool by 32 goals.The 60-28 win secured a top place finish on the ladder for the Magpies along with a break for the […]

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