Category Archives: Sport

Tennis Geelong’s tournament day!

Starting at 10am in humid and cloudy conditions with some early drizzle, it soon developed into near-perfect played. Senior players had mens doubles and mixed to choose from, with four divisions of men’s and three of mixed and a grand total of 66 participants. Juniors played boys and girls doubles and there was again a… Read More »

Get your entry in for Surf Coast Century

Get your entry ENTRIES are now open for this year’s Surf Coast Century ultramarathon. The Anglesea-based event will be held on September 3, and is expected to draw about 1,000 runners across the 100-kilometre solo, 50-kilometre solo and the 100-kilometre relay team events. About 200 runners will come from interstate or overseas, and organisers have… Read More »

India conquers Island

ETHAN Ewing from North Stradbroke Island and Jan Juc’s India Robinson have been crowned champions of the Subway Pro Junior at Phillip Island, the fourth event of the 2016 Subway Surf Series. The final day was held in great three foot waves at the famous open ocean Cape Woolamai beach. The two day event say… Read More »

Galaxy stars fire in first win

GALAXY United seniors got their inaugural season in the Women’s crowds throughout the day. National Premier League (WNPL) off to a god start on Sunday with a one-nil victory over Heidleberg. All four teams went head to head against Heidelberg United FC at Banyul-Warri Field in Torquay. The under-13s came out firing to kick off… Read More »

Surfside Waves name women’s division one leadership team

Surfside Waves is delighted to announce coach Andy Sattler and co-captains Gina Murphy and Cath Sattler for the 2016 season. The team will be vastly different than the Many players have relocated, while some exciting new players have arrived. Watch this space for future developments. Fitness coach Christine Cuff has been putting both women’s teams… Read More »

Have your say on netting of Gippsland’s river mouths

MORE and more recreational fishers are getting involved in taking responsibility for their sport, from understanding rules and regulations to following best practices and taking responsibility for their environment around them. This is apparent by the amount of issues that recreational fishers are now involving themselves in how they have stood up for and against… Read More »

Alpine adventure success for Geelong competitors

GEELONG pair Luke Haines and Chris Kennedy were the fastest to navigate their way around the Alpine Region at Falls Creek this weekend to take out the Falls Creek Mountain Raid Adventure Race for 2016, the third edition of the event. The Falls Creek Mountain Raid on Saturday February 13 and Sunday 14 featured a… Read More »

SUP experts on hand at Stonker

STAND-up paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world. “It’s so easy that almost anyone can get involved in the sport,” Stonker Kiting and Stand Up Paddle co-owner Murray Ceff said. to getting out in the surf, there are so many places you can go stand-up paddling, it is a… Read More »

Hall and Long take home victory at Open

ENGLISH teen Georgia Hall has claimed the biggest title of her promising professional career after holding off Nanna Madsen and defending champion Marianne Skarpnord to win the 2016 Oates Vic Open. Hall led the tournament from the opening day and finished 11-under par, one shot clear of Denmark’s Madsen and Norway’s Skarpnord after posting a… Read More »

BEAUTIFUL LONSDALE STANDS OUT

LONSDALE is open to the public and welcomes green fee players, social groups and casual golfers. Handicap management and casual memberships are also available at highly competitive rates. Lonsdale Golf Club is an 18-hole sand belt course situated in the coastal village of Point Lonsdale. Located just 25 minutes from Geelong, Lonsdale holds its own… Read More »