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Power riding for a good cause
Eddie Barkla
Can you cast your mind back to 2002 and what you may have been doing around this time of year? For a small, very diverse, group of riders known as the Powercor Peddlers it was the time they combined with the Bendigo Special Development School to undertake their first Port to Port cycling tour. ..
17-Nov-2011
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Sports shorts October 28
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo IPTv Cup Highlights Bendigo IPTv has produced a series of new program segments featuring local fashion and personalities at the 2011 Bendigo Cup. The segments include Fashions on the Field category winners presented by Marnie Cavallaro and Scott McGrory. Local identities Marg O’Ro..
27-Oct-2011
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Sports shorts September 16
Bendigo Weekly
TAYLOR’S BRAVE RIDE Bendigo paralympian Mick Taylor has begun his Para-cycling World Championships with a brave ride in terrible conditions. Competing in Denmark, Taylor claimed 17th place in a 61km road race on August 10, despite coming off his bike at one point. But with blood streamin..
16-Sep-2011
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Sports Shorts August 12
Anthony Radford
’SAYE CAUSE UPSET STRATHFIELDSAYE produced the surprise of the Bendigo Football Netball League’s A Grade netball round on the weekend. The sixth-placed Strathfieldsaye defeated third-placed Sandhurst 44 to 37. In other A Grade netball results, ladder leaders Golden Square snuck pas..
12-Aug-2011
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Sports Shorts August 5
Anthony Radford
Braves split matches THE Bendigo Braves remain on top of the SEABL East Conference ladder despite splitting its two games on the weekend. The Braves defeated Ballarat 88-83 at home on Saturday, and went down to Knox 89-71 on Sunday. The Braves host Albury Wodonga on Saturday night. Lady ..
05-Aug-2011
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Sports shorts July 22
Anthony Radford
FOOTY UPSET MARYBOROUGH caused one of the upsets of the Bendigo Football Netball League’s senior football season on the weekend, defeating perennial powerhouse South Bendigo. The Borough kicked seven goals to five in the second half to win 11.14.80 to 8.14.62 at Princess Park. Matthew Bo..
22-Jul-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS JULY 15
Anthony Radford
SQUARE DOMINANCE ALL matches in the Bendigo Football Netball League’s Senior Netball competition went as expected last weekend. Golden Square consolidated top spot with a 47-28 win against Strathfieldsaye. Second-placed Sandhurst easily defeated third-placed Eaglehawk 50-26 in the match ..
15-Jul-2011
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Sports Shorts June 24
ON DECK BENDIGO Jockey Club’s newest construction has been officially opened. Racegoers at Bendigo can now enjoy race viewing from a new $100,000 jointly funded deck opened this week by Racing Minister Denis Napthine. After watching the running of the $60,000 Mosstrooper Steeplechase, Napt..
24-Jun-2011
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Sports Shorts June 10
SQUARE ON TOP GOLDEN Square and Sandhurst cemented their positions as the top two of the Bendigo Football Netball League’s Senior Netball ladder this week. Golden Square defeated Kangaroo Flat 40 to 29, to stay in top spot by two points. Sandhurst easily defeated Strathfieldsaye 51-34 to..
08-Jun-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS JUNE 3
BMX FUNDRAISER Tickets are on sale for the June 12 trivia night to raise funds for Bendigo BMX racer Brock Tuckerman and his 2011 world BMX championships campaign in Copenhagen. Tuckerman took out the 25-29 men’s title at the recent Australian BMC championships in Cairns, which included de..
03-Jun-2011
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Sports shorts May 27
NETBALL CLOSE THE top five teams of the Bendigo Football Netball League Senior Netball competition showed how close they are last weekend. Second and third place Sandhurst and Gisborne, who are equal on points on the ladder, drew 43-all when they met each other on the weekend. Fourth placed Ea..
27-May-2011
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Sports Shorts May 20
ALL-ABILITIES FUTSAL Football Federation Central Victoria will be running modified indoor soccer (futsal) sessions for people with a disability. People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend. The matches will be held every Friday night until June 10 at the South East Secondary Co..
20-May-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS May 13
HILSON DOMINATES THE team of Greg Hilson, Rob McDonald and Ryan Shelton took out the Bendigo Athletic Club’s Barry Stevenson Memorial Relay at No.7 Reservoir at Crusoe Park in Kangaroo Flat on the weekend. The winning team’s overall time for the 12.6 kilometre relay was 45 minutes an..
13-May-2011
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Sports Shorts May 6
AGE IS NO BARRIER PARALYMPIAN Noel Sens has once again proven age is no barrier to success by winning gold and silver at the 2011 Australian para cycling road championships in Queensland. Sens, who captained the Australian paralympic cycling team at Sydney 2000, won the Australian time-trial tit..
06-May-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS
EASTER CAR RALLY THE Bendigo Car Club will hold its Sales Yard Dash at the Huntly Livestock Exchange again this Easter Saturday. Competitors from across the state will undertake a series of motorkhana tests to challenge both driver and vehicle. Drivers are able to compete from 12 years old, b..
21-Apr-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS
MINERS FIGHT The Fighting Miners rugby union juniors continued to show improvement as they went down 22 to 47 to Box Hill in a practice match at Shadforth Park on Saturday. After a slow start which saw the Miners trailing 5-22 at the end of the first quarter, the young Miners lifted their intens..
15-Apr-2011
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SPORTS SHORTS
WOMEN CLOSE IT was almost the Cinderella start for the Bendigo Thunder in its debut Victorian Women’s Football League match on the weekend. The side went down to La Trobe University by four points at Kangaroo Flat’s Dower Park on Sunday, after a spirited fightback. Trailing at e..
08-Apr-2011
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PREMIERS BATTLE:
A huge match for country football enthusiasts tonight at Deakin Reserve in Shepparton. BFL premiers Golden Square will tackle the Goulburn Valley League champions Shepparton United under lights from 7.30pm. The match will give coach Nick Carter a great opportunity to test his side against one of the..
31-Mar-2011
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Reeves on world stage
Wedderburn rally driver Brendan Reeves and his sister Rhianon Smyth as his co-driver have finished fourth in Rally Portugal after clawing their way after a puncture nearly spoilt their weekend. Highlight of racing in the six-stage event included a 3.27-kilometre street stage in Lisbon with a crowd..
31-Mar-2011
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Sports goss
Well done the community who supported the Newbridge Football Club at their major fundraiser on Friday night. The Bendigo Bank chipped in $20,000 and the function raised another $36,000 to make it a huge night for the footy club which has been hit hard by the recent floods. Priority for the money rai..
25-Mar-2011
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