Sport

  • Darcy named senior sports star

    CHAMPION Camperdown swimmer Xavier Darcy has been named Corangamite Sportsmen’s Club’s 2010 Senior Sports Star.Eighteen year-old Darcy returned home from this year’s Victorian Open Swimming Championships with five medals.He earned silver in the 50m butterfly, 50m backstroke, 50m breast stroke and 50m freestyle and a bronze in the 100m butterfly.His strong performances at the Melbourne […]

    Read more »

  • Astrid Holm Day attracts good field

    CAMPERDOWN golf ladies celebrated their annual Astrid Holm 4BBB day with 100 players competing from all over the Western District. The event is held in honour of Astrid, who won her first championship in 1938 at Talindert.Astrid was one of the original members of the Camperdown club and won 15 championships from 1950 to 1966, […]

    Read more »

  • Little aths close out year

    NUMBERS were down for the final night of competition for 2010 in Camperdown Little Athletics.Only 59 athletes took part, however there were two new centre records set, one by Ashley Ovens in the under 15 80 metre hurdles and another by Marcus Hicks in the under 16 80 metre hurdles. Camperdown had two relay teams […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

  • 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 […]

    Read more »

Read previous Sport stories from our archives: