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  • Super Rod champ to be decided on Simpson clay

    RACING action returns to Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway this Saturday night.The 2011 Victorian Super Rod Title is the draw card event, with a field of 25 cars nominated for battle.Pursuing the number one crown are former event winners Jason Kavanagh and Darryl Nelson, while defending champion Matt Clark, who has not had a lot of track […]

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  • Tatnell secures fourth crown

    Photo courtesy Geoff Rounds.

    BROOKE Tatnell claimed his fourth Australian Sprintcar Championship in an exciting race at Warrnambool’s Premier Speedway on Saturday night.Tatnell began the main event from position six on the grid and powered to the lead ten circulations into the 40-lap journey.The question on everyone’s mind was whether Tatnell was going to be too good, too early […]

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  • Cape Danger captures cup

    NEIL Dyer celebrated Australia Day in style on Wednesday taking out his second Camperdown Cup.The day started with an Australia Day omen with Chicago Spatz (Horse 1 wearing the Australia Day silks) taking out the first race.The highlight of the day was Cape Danger’s run to outclass the rest of the field to take home […]

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  • Locals shine in Country Week

    SOUTH West Cricket’s under 15 side put in a strong performance at this month’s Country Week competition in Horsham.Facing some much bigger and more experienced opposition, the South West team (all of which were Country Week debutants) showed signs of potential with both bat and ball in warm conditions.Without doubt the highlight of the week […]

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  • Lismore crown top bowlers

    TED Goodacre and Margaret Toulmin have taken championship honours at the Lismore Bowls Club.Ted was recently named winner of the men’s singles competition after defeating George Watts in the final.“Actually I was a little surprised to win but it was nice all the same,” he said.Soon to celebrate her 90th birthday, Margaret said she was […]

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  • Brebner cracks ladies success

    IT has taken 17 years for Vicki Brebner to enter the ranks of champion, but that has just made the victory all the sweeter.Brebner took the title last week for the Camperdown Bowling Club after a tight tussle with Aileen Dudley.Getting away to an early start, Brebner scored 21 shots to 11.However Dudley picked up […]

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  • Summer cycling commences for 2011

    ON Thursday evening the first race of 2011 was held with 11 starters from Worlands Road.Young Bailey McDonald riding his new racing bike streeted the field with an easy win and a personal best time of 12.39mins.The midfield bunch got up to fill the minor places with Steven Krybolder in second followed by brother Nick.Kurt […]

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  • Rapid rise for rodeo rider

    SAM Daly is well on the way to fulfilling his dreams of one day competing against some of the best and toughest bull riders in the world.The talented 17 year-old, from Cobden, left school at the end of Year 10 to pursue a career in bull riding.While others shirk at the idea of sitting on […]

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  • Doctor Gachet sprints to victory

    MENTION the name of Peter Blank to longtime racegoers in the Terang district and they tell you he was one of the best horses to grace the track.Peter Blank came to fame in the late 1940s and was a prolific winner of races in the district and throughout the state.At Terang he won four New […]

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  • Little Aths receives gift

    EIGHT bench seats were handed over to the local little athletics club marking the completion of the Camperdown Men’s Shed’s first public project. The viewing stools proved popular as young athletes tested them out. Men’s Shed members Alan Thomson, Bob Spicer, Don Scott and Graeme Fisher presented the seats to Camperdown Little Athletics representatives Norm Esh (life member), Ross McIlveen and […]

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