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Pennant champions

There were plenty of celebrations at the Finley Golf Club on Sunday after its pennant team returned home victorious from the 2017/18 Mid Murray season grand final playoff.. Finley defeated old rival Deniliquin 3/2 in the fourball pennant decider

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Feb 14 2018
Sport

Murray house triumphs at school swim carnival

Finley Public School held its annual swimming carnival last Thursday at the Finley Swimming Pool.. The competition included the traditional freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly events and included relays and individual medleys.. Murray

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Feb 14 2018
Sport

Records broken at championship

Tocumwal Golf & Bowls Club held its third annual Victorian 2-Person Ambrose Championship at the weekend.. The event saw a record 236 players contest the two-day event from over 60 different golf clubs across Australia.. The field was split in

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Feb 14 2018
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Barry’s ready for baton honour

Finley’s Barry Wilson will proudly take part in the Queen’s Baton Relay which makes its way through Yarrawonga tomorrow on the way to the Commonwealth Games’ host city, the Gold Coast.. The baton has been travelling through

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James Bennett
Feb 14 2018
Sport

Stein dominates...

Berrigan. Jeff Stein dominated golf on the weekend at Berrigan, capturing both events.. Saturday saw Stein victorious with 41-9.5-31.5 to defeat a devastated Chris Cameron on 37-5-32.. Barry Browne won the putting with 14 while Wayne Crew was a ball

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Feb 14 2018
News

Bloods snap losing...

Tocumwal’s Division Two side ended their five game losing streak on Saturday, defeating Jerilderie by eight wickets in Tocumwal.. The Bloods won the toss, sending the Demons in to bat to start the Murray Valley Cricket round 13 clash

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Feb 07 2018
News

Community club process...

The Berrigan Community Golf & Bowls Club is now a wholly volunteer managed and operated facility.. Sporties Barooga finalised its withdrawal from the local facility on Thursday.. The decision was made following a review conducted by the

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James Bennett
Feb 07 2018
News

Gail nails hole-in-one

Berrigan. Berrigan golfer Gail Browne recorded a hole-in-one on the 137 metre second hole on Saturday.. It was the third time that Browne has managed to card a hole-in-one, placing her second behind Maria McDonell who has hit four

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Feb 07 2018
Sport

Missed opportunity

It was a case of close but not close enough for Finley on the weekend with the Premier Cats going down to Barooga in an outright defeat by 72 runs in round 12 of the Murray Valley Cricket season.. In a game of varying fortunes, the Cats will rue the

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Feb 07 2018
News

Sascha makes strong start

Tocumwal swimmer Sascha Jones has started off her 2018 campaign strongly with an impressive performance at the Victorian Country Championships.. Held over the Australia Day long weekend, she walked away with a silver medal in 14/15 years 100m

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James Bennett
Feb 07 2018
News

Star swimmer’s award

Sascha Jones (pictured) dominated in the pool in 2017 and has continued her strong performance in 2018, which is why she was named Berrigan Shire Junior Sportsperson of the Year on Australia Day.. The Tocumwal super swimmer was unable to accept her

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James Bennett
Feb 07 2018
Sport

PDFL under 11 comp.

The Picola & District Football League will introduce a new ‘fifths’ footy competition this year.. The competition will be for Under 11s players and will be played on a 100m field.. The games will consist of four eight-minute

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Southern Rive...
Feb 07 2018
News

Donation brings gym...

The Finley Community Gym has received overwhelming support but it still needs more help.. Since the handover last month by former owner Ryan Locke, a group of dedicated locals has been trying to raise $50,000 to ensure the gym’s survival.. As

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James Bennett
Feb 07 2018
News

Gliders fly high

Two members of the Southern Riverina Gliding Club broke numerous Danish records over the past two months.. Birgitte Oerskov from Herning, Denmark broke three records for two seater glider on December 13 with her husband Jorgen.. Those records were

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James Bennett
Feb 07 2018
Sport

Bloods break losing streak

Tocumwal has ended a three game losing streak in a thrilling two-run win over Deni Rhinos in round 13 of the Murray Valley Cricket Division One competition in Tocumwal on Saturday.. After scoring 151 runs from their allotted 40 overs, the Bloods

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Feb 01 2018
Sport

Finley ready for Barooga road trip

Finley Cricket Club will look for a repeat effort of their last innings as they prepare for the Murray Valley Cricket round 12 two-day clash against Barooga this weekend.. The Cats will travel to Barooga on Saturday and Sunday, chasing their first

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Jan 31 2018
Sport

Oz Day win for Wilson

Finley. Rand Wilson was given plenty of reason to celebrate on Australia Day, stepping up with 38 points to take the voucher for the Stableford Medley event.. Merv Percy was NTP on the 18th, Marty Piggin was the winner in the ball comp and Heather

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Jan 31 2018
News

Toc. duo win final

Tocumwal. Chris Philpot and Andrea Brown proudly represented the club last Tuesday, claiming the Murray Bowls Division State Mixed Pairs title in Cobram.. The pair overcame Cobram duo Alan Vinecombe and Brenda Smethurst, winning 21-11.. Philpot was

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Jan 31 2018
Sport

Dee-lightful reward

After half a century of involvement with the Jerilderie Football Club John Purcell was presented with Murrumbidgee Council Jerilderie Sportsperson of the Year award at the Australia Day ceremony on Friday night.. During his 50 plus year tenure at

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James Bennett
Jan 31 2018
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