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Thursday, June 4, 2020


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

Yea Tigers to play Tallarook in Grand Final

Yea hosted Broadford in a cut-throat semi- final over the weekend. Yea won the toss and elected to bowl. Broadford looked settled early before Steiner dismissed Hobba caught at backward square. This started a small run for Yea taking early wickets seeing Broadford 4/38. Mills strode to the wicket in a attacking fashion but adventually

Busy weekend of local sport

The Local Paper this week has extensive coverage of local sport including bowls, cricket, football, netball, horse racing, golf, shooting and cycling. There are details of the combined Lions-Rotary Golf Day to be held at Whittlesea, a two-page photo spread from the Alexandra Races, and photos from the ‘Valley Vicious event at Healesville. Pick-up your

Top day at Yea St Pat’s Race meeting

Healthy crowd numbers were recorded at the Yea St Pat’s Race Club meeting held on Sunday (Feb. 23). Three photo pages were assembled by the Local Paper photographer.

Thornton-Eildon axes men’s footy teams for 2020

Thornton-Eildon will not field Seniors and Reserves men’s football teams in 2020. TEDFNC President Dave Stirling made the announcement today (Fri.), citing the departure of key personnel, and the inability to recruit replacements in time for the season which begins on April 18. Thornton-Eildon were due to be one of nine teams in the Seniors

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