Six Shepparton Swimming Club members will be in pursuit of Victorian Age Short Course Championships in Melbourne this weekend.OLIVER CAFFREY September 4, 2014 3:10am
Brennan Swift, Hayley Hogan, Nick Carroll and Carter Swift will be among six Shepparton Swimming Club members to take on the state’s best juniors at this weekend’s Victorian Age Short Course Championships.
Shepparton Swimming Club’s busy short course period will finish with a bang this weekend.
Brennan, Carter and Kalen Swift, Hayley Hogan, Hayley McCulloch and Nick Carroll will contest the Victorian Age Short Course Championships at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.
A number of local swimmers will go into the event on Saturday and Sunday with a chance to claim silverware.
Club coach Willy O’Callaghan said she had been careful not to overload the swimmers.
‘‘It just seems to be one thing after another at the moment, we’re just training them to midweek and letting them taper off if they’ve got a big event at the weekend,’’ O’Callaghan said.
‘‘It’s a good chance to do some good times in a fairly big competition, then there’s not much happening for a while after that apart from solid training.’’
Carter Swift will go into the titles as the top ranked swimmer in the 100
Hogan is ranked second in her pet events, the 100
Brennan Swift has a top-10 ranking in the 50
The swimmers will have some down time after the championships before gearing up for the summer long course season.
The Swift brothers and Tom Houston are looking at heading to the Australian Open Short Course Championships at Adelaide in November.
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When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
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District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
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