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Clark, Campbell beat the heat

MATT Clark and Brittany Campbell have taken out the open class events of the Morley Auto Group Echuca Moama Triathlon amid a searing heatwave.. Clark was the only individual to complete the course in a sub one-hour time to finish in 59:54, a minute

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Grand final farce stumps Goulburn Murray side

CHAOS reigned over the Bendigo Country Week grand final with Goulburn Murray Cricket’s representative side being disqualified and then reinstated within a matter of hours.. After qualifying for the final of the tournament, the team was

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
News

Nailed is hammered and sinks in early-morning river accident

TWO skiers and a boat driver in high-profile Southern 80 boat Nailed had a lucky escape after their boat rolled, narrowly avoiding a partly submerged tree on the NSW side of the Murray yesterday morning.. The boat had swung on a bend near Cadell on

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Swimmers churn up the river in sprint to winery

ECHUCA Moama Multi Sport Weekend wrapped up yesterday morning with the Morrisons Wharf to Winery swim.. The event saw 31 social men, 25 social women, nine open men, seven open women and three juniors take to the river to swim the 3km from the Port

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Spiers speeds way back to the desert

COMPETITIVE drive never truly leaves a sportsman and Echuca’s Craig Spiers is living proof of this.. Spiers has raced for more than 20 years in multiple combined stints on both two and four-wheeled bikes.. He recently took a couple of years

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 22 2018
Sport

Horse sense reaps result

INVESTING in racing is not an exact science.. But sometimes, you strike gold.. For Echuca’s John Devitt, that’s exactly what has happened.. ‘‘A few years back my nephew and a mate of mine got involved in a syndicate to buy

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 20 2018
Sport

Race is just like a Walker in the park

TRIATHLON dominates the Twin Towns this week.. Many locals will suit up as part of the E-M Multi Sport Challenge.. For some, this will be their one event of the year.. Jeremy Walker, however, is not one of those people.. The 39-year-old triathlete

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 17 2018
News

Row, row, row (and row)

WHAT motivates athletes?. For many, it’s success.. For some, it’s money and fame.. For Brad McCabe, it’s love.. In August 2014, his brother Tom took his own life after a battle with depression.. ‘‘It’s something

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 17 2018
Sport

Back Nine golf course deadline approaching

IT’s truly difficult to keep motivated people down.. And when time is against them, the motivated have to move fast.. The Back Nine golf course, as it currently stands, is rapidly running out of time.. The YMCA’s lease officially ends on

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 15 2018
Sport

Multiple reasons to have fun

RACE week has arrived.. This weekend will see the Echuca Moama Multi Sport Weekend in full flight.. Race director Kelley Walker said the Echuca Moama Triathlon Club was fully prepared for the event.. ‘‘It’s been a really big

by
Andrew Johnston
Jan 15 2018
Sport

Blues’ best tests skills in Top End

TONGALA Football Club has just lost its best player.. Reigning club best and fairest Jack Monigatti is headed to Darwin for the 2018 season after signing with the NT Thunder.. The move comes after two summers with the Tiwi Bombers in the Northern

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 15 2018
Sport

Tinetti rises to the challenge

THERE is a first time for everything.. Every athlete, no matter the discipline, started somewhere.. First run, first kick of a ball, first swing of the bat.. For Aillie Tinetti, the upcoming Echuca Moama Triathlon will be her debut in the sport

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 12 2018
Sport

Pirates on treasure hunt

ECHUCA’S Pirates basketball teams will be returning to the court this Sunday.. With just three games remaining for both teams, the sides will be looking to make a late impression on the competition, while building confidence for next season

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 12 2018
Sport

TRI AT HOME

WITH perfect weather on the horizon, Echuca-Moama Triathlon Club turn their attention to their next event.. And after a season of travelling, now it’s on their home turf.. Echuca will host its annual triathlon on January 20, with the triathlon

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 10 2018
Sport

Gun club fires up for another year full of bang

JACOB Motha has taken the high gun at the 2017 Rich River Classic at the Echuca Gun Club.. The Wangaratta shooter was the dominant force in a strong field of shooters from across the state.. Motha put forward his best round of shooting in the

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 05 2018
Sport

We’ll learn from the best? Roger that!

IT’S not every day that young athletes get the opportunity to learn from one of the best in their sport.. For some local tennis players, this opportunity came up last week to take part in a clinic run by champion coach Roger Rasheed.. Rasheed

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 03 2018
Sport

It’s a family affair for Eisholds

FAMILY plays a key part in the development of most young athletes.. For many, the motivating factor to begin sport at a young age is the family steering you towards it.. They motivate you to chase after your dreams.. They spend hours teaching you to

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Andrew Johnston
Jan 01 2018
Sport

Courting the best to fufil a tennis dream

THE summer in Australia sees tennis fever overrun the country.. The preparation for the Australian Open means that many sports fans, even those who usually aren’t spectators of tennis, are wrapped up in the fever.. For those who love the

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Andrew Johnston
Dec 26 2017
Sport

Elite experience for young stars

LOCAL tennis players have had a successful time representing Loddon Campaspe at the recent 12 and under Alicia Molik Cup at Kooyong.. The team, which included Isabella Crossman and Silas Kingma of Rich River, Mitchell Collins of LBU and Willow

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Andrew Johnston
Dec 26 2017
Sport

Hoop dreams: William makes Victorian team

NOT everyone has the ability to overcome adversity.. But as this community knows, William Ilsley does.. Less than a year ago, a motorcycle accident left him a paraplegic. Now, he is a member of the Victorian wheelchair basketball team

by
Andrew Johnston
Dec 20 2017
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