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.
The Country Fire Authority has issued an emergency warning for a fast moving, out-of-control grassfire near Tongala.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
The 2015 Moama RSL indoor bias bowls season starts next week.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
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Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
Heathcote Hostel residents were treated to a visit from Heathcote’s favourite horse, Sub Zero, as part of Australia Day celebrations.
Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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