Former Murray Bomber James McQuillan is undergoing surgery this morning to determine the extent of a suspected spinal injury.GEORDIE COWAN April 6, 2014 9:23am
Echuca’s James McQuillan will have surgery this morning to determine the extent of a suspected spinal injury.
Playing for Albury Tigers, McQuillan, 22, collided with the leg of Yarrawonga opponent Marcus Cummins during the second quarter of their Ovens and Murray Football League clash.
Initially taken to Albury base hospital, he was put into an induced coma for safety reasons before being flown to a Melbourne hospital on Saturday night.
Heathcote coach Grant Ford also suffered a head injury during yesterday’s match away against Elmore, with the match called off.
He was taken to Bendigo base hospital but was released this morning.
More details will be in tomorrow’s Riverine Herald.
Board members recall how they helped start Waratah Lodge, a retirement home that has lasted 25 years.
Police are currently at the scene of a double fatal collision involving two cars in at the Cahill Road, Gilmore Street and Woods Road intersection in Yarrawonga.
Tatura Community House held its annual High Tea fundraiser at the facility on Tuesday, with a full-house present to enjoy a sumptuous morning tea, good conversation and relaxing time together.
MORE than 130 camp oven enthusiasts turned up to the Torrumbarry Hotel for its annual camp oven cook off.
Rochester Historical and Pioneer Society hosted an afternoon tea to recognise long-standing members Barrie and Flora Griffin and John and Margaret Harley.
About 7600 residents served by Goulburn Valley Water are affected by a boil-water advisory.
Scone Equine Hospital relaunches local veterinary practice.
Scores of local farmers and concerned community groups will travel to Barham today to protest the Murray Darling Basin Plan in front of key Senators and Members of Parliament.
A planning scheme amendment to allow the expansion and redevelopment of the IGA supermarket at Heathcote has been approved by the Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne.
The second Koonoomoo Pickers and Packers Charity Ball came to town on the weekend, and was bigger and better than ever.
An exciting three-hole playoff saw Virginia Lange take a narrow win in the Deniliquin Ladies Golf Championship last Thursday.
The second annual National Herd Development Victorian Winter Fair was in action at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre last Wednesday and Thursday.
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