Our Aussie cricketer

By MITCH RODD COMPARISONS between young Campbell Griffiths, PICTURED, and the great Australian fast bowler Bruce Reid would not be far off the mark. The 15-year-old left-arm pace bowler is lightly built, but already stands at 192cm and possesses deadly speed and...

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The ‘Holy Grail’ of bowls

GOLDEN TOUCH: The Bowls Sunraysia best and fairest ‘Golden Bowl’ was unveiled this week, being handed over to Bowls Sunraysia president Sue Kelly by Ron Scheele and Jim Underwood from Mildura Woodturners. Photo: PAUL MENSCH THE most coveted trophy in Sunraysia lawn...

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Grand celebrations for Irymple’s senior double

CHAMPIONS: Irymple hold the 2017 SFNL premiership trophy aloft. IRYMPLE have taken home their first Senior Sunraysia Football and Netball League (SFNL) premiership since 2011 with a gutsy seven-point win over Ouyen United last week. Led by John Groves Medal winner...

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Tokyo Olympic dream ignited inside Ricardo

ONE OF THE WORLD’S BEST: Ricardo Hadfield, 17, finished sixth in his division at the Japan Karate Association global championships in Ireland. Ricardo is pictured with Strike Force Shotokan Karate coaches Jimmy Hadfield and Don Carrazza. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH...

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Final of A Grade quality

GRAND PLANS: South Mildura captain-coach Emily Wright and Irymple captain Erica Credlin are prepared for the SFNL A Grade netball grand final tomorrow. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD ONE of the most even Sunraysia Football and Netball League (SFNL) A Grade netball...

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Facing Farrer: Tankard takes it in his stride

DOUR DEFENDER: Irymple full back Ben Tankard. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD A ’TANKISM’ is a phrase not found in the Oxford English Dictionary, but it is a common word around the Irymple Football and Netball Club. Its meaning? To do the ‘one-percenters’ and the...

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Medina does it a dozen times

FIGHTING FIT: Jesse Medina, left, got back on the mixed martial arts winning list after a submission victory over Jack Jenkins in the Hex Fight Series. Photo: WILLIAM LUU By MITCH RODD MIXED Martial Arts star Jesse Medina secured his 12th victory in the Octagon at...

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Grand rivals collide

FINALS FEVER: Irymple Knights and Mildura City will be opponents in both the Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s S-League grand finals on Sunday. Pictured are Knights’ Elise Cirillo, City duo Simone Palamara and Jacob Rodi, and Irymple’s Chris Romeo. Photo: PAUL MENSCH...

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Nangi celebrates first MFL flag in 22 years

DEE'S DAY: Nangiloc celebrates winning the 2017 MFL premiership. Photo: PAUL MENSCH NANGILOC have eradicated their grand final demons by winning their first Millewa Football League premiership in 22 years. The Demons mounted a charge in the final quarter against Gol...

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