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.
Police are asking for information about an assault in Shepparton that left a man with serious facial injuries and broken bones last month.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Emily Umbers has been helping members of the Maasai community to get a toilet.
St Joseph’s Primary School students took part in an extended after-school stay.
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Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
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Deniliquin McDonald's raised more than $1300 for McHappy Day on Saturday.
Up to14 new full-time jobs will be created at Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton, with the company set to embark on an $18million expansion at its factory.
Alma Nungarrayi Granites is the most successful of the Warlukurlangu artists who still live at Yuendumu and enjoys teaching children about aboriginal culture and art.
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