Former Hawthorn great Robert DiPierdomenico was the guest speaker for the evening.February 18, 2013 10:30pm
The 25th annual Sportstar of the Year awards were celebrated at Moama Bowling Club tonight, with Robert DiPierdomenico the guest speaker.
Echuca footballer Oliver Wines is the Senior Sportstar of the Year winner, while Moama soccer player Tom Leech received the Junior Sportstar of the Year award.
Wines, who was drafted by Port Adelaide at pick seven in the national draft in November, made his debut for the club during the NAB Cup yesterday.
Leech had an impressive all-round year, captaining a team on an overseas trip, while he also made his senior debut in the Victorian Premier League.
Other winners on the night were Echuca-Moama Hockey Club’s Renee Davison (Spirit of Sport), Moama-Echuca Border Raiders’ Darryl Brown (Coach of the Year) and the Moama-Echuca Border Raiders women’s team (Team of the Year).
Full coverage of the evening will be in Wednesday’s Riverine Herald.
Hafizullah Mohaqiq was born in Afghanistan, spent periods living in Pakistan and Iran, before arriving in Shepparton two months ago.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Fairley Leadership Program met in Tatura on Wednesday, exploring ‘Water and our catchment’ at Goulburn Murray Water.
Road authorities have made little progress to fixing Echuca’s most dangerous intersections.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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