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.
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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