Moama netballer Bridgette Furphy and Echuca cricketer Damien Cocks are February 2014's Sportstar nominees.March 26, 2014 11:34am
Moama’s Bridgette Furphy made her long-awaited Victorian Netball League senior debut for the Yarra Valley Grammar Ariels.
After two seasons in the under 19 squad, the talented goal attack was elevated on the division one list.
The selection came after a big 2013 season in which the Ariel’s under 19 team made the grand final and on the back of winning Moama Netball Club’s A grade best and fairest award.
Damien Cocks represented Special Olympics Victoria at the South Australian Invitational Twenty20 tournament in Adelaide.
It was Cocks’ second consecutive state honour and he was the only regional member of the 11-man squad.
Victoria finished fourth at the tournament after playing a series of round-robin games against other states.
Cocks is also a keen member of Echuca Cricket Club’s D grade team.
Four fire trucks are at a fire at Parsons Crt, Mooroopna.
In a day made for football at the sun-bathed Lavington Sports Club Oval the 2015 Yarrawonga Under 16 Pigeons showed their class with a comprehensive victory in the AWJFL Grand Final against Wodonga.
Gwen Ranson was presented with Life Membership of the Rodney Branch of the Country Women’s Association of Victoria by state president Machelle Crichton at the recent Goulburn Valley West Group conference in Stanhope.
TWO Echuca firefighters will race up 28 floors — dressed in full uniform — on Saturday to raise money for cancer research and treatment.
THE humble vanilla slice is widely recognised as an Australian icon.
Young Bombers pull off last quarter comeback to win under-16 premiership.
A leading union official certainly thinks so.
Berrigan public decides drainage works location
OUTSIDE the Locker Room is an event aimed at helping local sportsmen, aged 16-25, to understand and respond to problems and personal struggles outside the sporting arena.
Cobram Barooga leaders and tourism operators have welcomed the launch of a new tourism strategy focusing on events, which aims to attract more people to the Murray River.
Cancer claims one of its fiercest combatants.
Water allocations were increased in the Goulburn-Murray Water region today.
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