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Sportstar March 2014 nominees

Echuca tennis player Regan More and Echuca cricketer Taylor Beard are March 2014's Sportstar nominees.

April 16, 2014 1:21pm

Echuca tennis player Regan More produced a stunning performance to place runner-up at the Cobram Lawn Tennis Club Labour Day open final last month.

The 17-year-old Echuca College student was beaten in the final after winning his first four singles matches and also qualified for the doubles quarterfinals.

More backed it up to help win Echuca-Rich River claim the Goulburn Murray Tennis Association Premier One title against Shepparton Bears on March 29.

The team was able to brush aside the misery of their two-game grand final loss to Kyabram 12 months ago.

Taylor Beard, Echuca Cricket Club’s all-round star, won his second consecutive Goulburn Murray Cricket medal at the competition’s presentation night last month.

Beard enjoyed an even better season than his league-topping performance of 2012, winning on 20 votes, 10 votes clear of his nearest rivals.

Beard took out the GMC’s batting award thanks to his 610 runs while placing runner-up in the bowling award stemming from his 33 wickets.

His brilliant all-round efforts, earning him the A grade cricketer of the year accolade.

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