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
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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