Essendon made good on its promise to send a Kyabram boy a signed football.By Estelle Griepink
Essendon Football Club made good on its promise to send Kyabram’s Brayden Hall a signed Sherrin.
The Bombers fan, 9, showed his loyalty to the team when he taped $10 of his pocket money to a letter addressed to coach James Hird this month.
The contribution was Brayden’s idea to help the team pay the $2
‘‘It’s just not fair, I hope this helps,’’ he wrote.
Hird’s touched secretary promised a meeting with the team and a signed football, the latter arriving recently.
‘‘I feel really happy, I was really surprised,’’ Brayden said.
‘‘I haven’t told my friends yet, they’ll all be shocked.’’
Brayden said his favourite signature on the football was that of his idol and Brownlow medallist Jobe Watson.
He balked when asked if he had kicked the football around yet.
‘‘No, I’m going to ask one my dad’s friends to help me get a stand,’’ he said.
‘‘I’m going to put it up on one of those, I won’t be playing with it.’’
The cause of a house fire at a vacant Shepparton house yesterday morning is under investigation.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
The recent Kyabram Master Pairs, played over six days with crack sides from near and far, attracted some talented bowlers eager to win the prestige event.
A small kitchen fire in Campaspe Community Children’s Centre caused the centre to be briefly evacuated this afternoon.
More residents coming forward to make official complaints is behind a rise in assaults in the Campaspe region, according to police.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
But have opponents given up the fight?
Reigning Murray Valley Cricket Association premier Strathmerton was far too good for Finley on Saturday, registering a 115-run victory.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Christmas is a time of giving and UnitingCare Cobram has joined forces with Target to ensure no stocking is left empty this festive season.
The official launch of the Murray Valley Industry Park facility today will see the announcement of the Deni Innovation Expo 2014 date.
SPC Ardmona, is sending eight containers loaded with $250,000 of fruit and vegetables to cyclone ravaged Philippines.
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