Local cricketers padded up on Sunday to raise money for the McGrath Foundation. They took part in the Cricket Australia and McGrath Foundation’s Pink Stumps Day.February 17, 2012 5:59am
Local cricketers padded up on Sunday to raise money for the McGrath Foundation.
They took part in the Cricket Australia and McGrath Foundation’s Pink Stumps Day.
Games of six-a-side cricket were played at Monash Park, Jerilderie.
Teams that competed in the day were Colony Inn Hotel, Googlies, Hammo’s Hitters, Sydney 6’s, Back2Back, Crazed Wombats, Logie Brae Legends, and Aussies.
Colony Inn Hotel came up against the Crazed Wombats in the Grand Final defeating, them 38 to 34.
In the consolation final, Aussies 33 def Hammo’s Hitters 29.
Other award winners were: Most wickets - Ross Holcombe (4); Highest score - Zach Taylor-Nugent (44); Best over bowled - Aaron Purcell (0/2); Most runs off over - Jason Sanderson (28).
A successful day was had by all.
Two men were taken to hospital after a collision near Tatura.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons defeated Corowa Rutherglen Roos by 76 points at the JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
REGIONAL Victorians will be invited to get up close and personal with Graham (pictured above) – the face of a world-first Transport Accident Commission road safety initiative.
AFTER 46 years of garden growing, Rochester and District Garden Club members are hanging up their spades, drying out their gloves and getting ready to watch the weeds grow.
Gift fundraiser is looking for toddler talent.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
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.
THE Heathcote Community will come together once again to honour the memory of car accident victim Georgia Edsall-French at a memorial day this Saturday.
Katamatite Lions Club held its 42nd annual handover dinner at the Boosey Creek Tavern on July 13.
Mathoura endured a harsh hammering to its playing confidence on Saturday with a 24-goal thrashing at the hands of Deniliquin Rovers.
The demand for organic milk in Australia is outstripping supply, creating an opportunity for the region’s dairy farmers.
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