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Friday, October 23, 2020


MURRINDINDI: Alexandra races cancelled

Alexandra Racing Club’s unlucky streak has continued with the cancellation of the first meeting for the 2020-21 picinc season. “All picnic meetings from Saturday, October 24 up to and including Saturday, November 7 have been cancelled which will affect meetings at Alexandra, Healesville, Mansfield and Balnarring,” said a Racing Victoria statement. The 2020-21 picnic racing

BANYULE: North-East Link cash for local sport

Watsonia Football Club and Plenty Valley Cricket Club will have a new home at Binnak Park in Watsonia North, with cash from the North-East Link Project negotiated by Banyule Council. This follows Banyule Council’s withdrawal from a Supreme Court Judicial Reviewagainst the State Government over the Link. The temporary home for Watsonia Football Club and

MITCHELL: New lights at Broadford

The Broadford sporting community was looking forward to officially ‘flicking the switch’ on four newly installed 30-metre high light towers at Harley Hammond Reserve Oval this month. Due to the new Stay at Home restrictions, this has been delayed to a later date. Each tower houses four LED lamps that can be set to 50

VIDEO: Local Netball Memories: Yea v Seville

During the Coronavirus hiatus where there is no local sport being played, here is a replay of the Yea v Seville A-Grade netball final. CLICK HERE TO VIEW

OUTER EAST: 2020 footy cancelled

The AFL Outer East Commission has ratified a decision to cancel Senior, Reserve and Veterans football for Season 2020. A tightening of protocols made returning in 2020 unfeasible and unsustainable for Senior clubs, said Tony Mitchell, Chair of AFL Outer East. “We have exhausted every possible avenue, including the implementation of alternative competition models,” Mr

Alex. golf course closes

All Alexandra Golf Club competitions have been suspended. “The course will be closed to everyone until further notice,” said Wayne Haggis, Club President, on Friday (Mar. 27). “This a directive received this morning from Murrindindi Shire Council. They have requested that all residents abide by the general advice provided for people to stay at home

No NFNL games, training until May at earliest

The Northern Football Netball League has joined with under senior metropolitan leagues to postpone all community senior and junior football and winter-season netball competitions until the weekend of Saturday, May 2. The NFNL said this was a “collective decision” of the the NFNL, EDFL, EFNL, SFNL, VAFA and WRFL. “All Leagues agreed to suspend practice

No local footy, netball until June (at the very earliest)

The AFL Outer East season has been postponed until May 31. This affects football and netball teams including Division 2 which comprises Alexandra, Broadford, Kinglake, Powelltown, Thornton-Eildon, Warburton-Millgrove, Yarra Glen, Yarra Junction and Yea. All AFL Outer East events have been suspended effective immediately All Club activity (practice matches, training, Auskick/Net Set Go, events/functions, school

Alex. Races cancelled

Country Racing authorities have cancelled the remainder of the picnic racing season, which means that this Saturday’s Alexandra Race Club meeting (Mar. 21) will bot go ahead. Alexandra Race Club President Mr Chris Walsh says this afternoon’s decision affects all picinc racing across Victoria, including clubs such as Mansfield and Alexandra. Mr Walsh said that

Tallarook grabs A-Grade premiership

Yea’s hopes of taking an A-Grade premiership were dashed on Sunday (Mar. 15) in a two-day Grand Final against Tallarook. The ‘Rook team batted 9/197 (cc) on Saturday, and the Tigers could only accumulate 136 runs on the second day. Tallarook 9/197(cc) L Marshall 62 K Winnell 50 B Cooney 26 M Steiner 3/35 A

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