Seymour Youth and Fitness Centre middle-distance runners take on Avenel footballers.December 14, 2012 4:39am
Runners towards the end of the 3km road race featuring Seymour Youth and Fitness Club members and the Avenel football squad.
There have been foot races with a difference on the outskirts of Seymour recently.
Members of Seymour Youth and Fitness Centre and the Avenel football squad have had two runs over 3020
The races began at Telegraph Rd on Goulburn Valley Hwy and participants ran towards the creek near Highlands Rd and back again.
It was the Sergio Prado-coached SYFC runners, all accomplished athletes, who came out on top in the first race.
Ben Harvey won, clocking an excellent 10 minutes 11 seconds. The time would have ranked him very favourably with the best 3
Nic O’Connor was second in 10:28 ahead of Brad Weaire (10:30) and O’Connor’s twin brother Joe (10:37). The O’Connor boys are sons of new Avenel Football Netball Club president Bill O’Connor and will play for the Swans in 2013.
First Swan home was new recruit Shaun O’Loughlin in 10:58 ahead of another O’Connor sibling, Tom (11:58), who was in the footballers’ camp.
A new season of Shepparton District Tennis Association has dawned and with Old Students and Shepparton North joining the pennant competition the contests are sure to be intriguing.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
AN ECHUCA drug addict and thief has been given her third chance at a community order despite breaching the last two.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin Drovers stalwart Peter Gow was recently honoured with life membership.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
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