Following his slashing victory of last week, Tahn Dempster scored again on Saturday in a similar small bunch sprint finish in Cobram-Barooga Cycling Club’s 28km handicap.PETER WHITE November 9, 2012 4:00am
Raymond Jarratt, pictured competing in Austria, rode a little closer to home in the Cobram-Barooga Cycling Club event at the weekend.
Following his slashing victory of last week, Tahn Dempster scored again on Saturday in a similar small bunch sprint finish in Cobram-Barooga Cycling Club’s 28
He headed Gifford Crosthwaite, Mick Doyle and Steve Hargreaves on the line.
Kerry Watts and Frank Willet shared the limit mark of 16
A very strong 8
Dempster and Crosthwaite (4
The four scratchmarkers, Christian McDonald, Travis Lindhe, Sam Ward and Raymond Jarratt, reached the turn in 19
Kerry Watts was doing a great job of holding off the chasers into the last 5
At this point through the hilly section, all the pursuing group were together except the scratchmarkers, who had only caught a few dropped riders and puncture victims, Willet and Hyde.
The brave effort of Kerry Watts came to an end with 3
Dempster won in 43
In fifth place, 31
Artavilla didn’t get that far as he became puncture victim number three, with 1500
On Sunday the Hume Veterans conducted the annual Tungamah Criteriums.
Tungamah resident Simon Crawford beat Cobram-Barooga’s Raymond Jarratt and Eastern Veteran Brian Smith in A-grade.
Jarratt was also second in the flying lap contest.
Gifford Crosthwaite won B-grade and also took the intermediate sprint.
Kay Huggins was third in D-grade with another Cobram-Barooga rider Les Harrison in fifth.
This week Kay Huggins is contesting the Australian Veteran Cycling Council’s National Time Trial, Criterium and Road Race Championships in Tasmania.
Saturday’s club race breaks new ground — a 28
The event starts from Barooga Bottlers in Hughes St, Barooga at 1.30
On Sunday Hume Veterans race on the Benalla ‘Lurg’ Circuit, over 52
A tree is down near the Boulevard and Jordan Place in Shepparton.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CERES will be moving to a new rhythm on June 10 when Melbourne’s Andrew Swift is joined by the Weeping Willows for a series of performances.
CONSTRUCTION of Rochester’s gym is well into the swing of things, with concrete walls erected early last week.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
RENEWAL works have resumed on the Coliban Main Channel this month.
For most 10-year-olds, mischievous isn’t a word often found in their vocabulary, let alone having the ability to spell it correctly. But for Cobram Anglican Grammar Year 5 student Cadence Pang, it’s all in a day’s work.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
China has recognised the Riverland region in South Australia as fruit fly free, but Fruit Growers Victoria chairman Gary Godwill said there was no such thing, and the decision was unlikely to eventually include the Goulburn Valley.
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