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King of the Castle

Mildura footballer Finn Ellis Castle. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD MILDURA footballer Finn Ellis Castle wants to follow in the footsteps of players to don the ‘Big V’ of Victoria. The 16-year-old has made the Victoria Country squad for the AFL Under 16 National...

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John’s joy at Kudo title fight

Two Mildura Martial Arts athletes have their sights set on potential Australian Kudo titles in the coming months. Brad Harrop, left, is one win away from the final in his division, while John Loughhead has a title fight on his hands in Port Macquarie in August. Photo:...

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Conquering new Waters

REIGNING Australian Superbike champion Josh Waters, right, is ready to ride at the brand new Tailem Bend track for the third round of the 2018 series. While at home in Mildura prior to the event, Mildura Weekly was allowed inside access to the workshop of Josh and...

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MMA win opens Dawes for Ben

FIGHT NIGHT: Mildura’s Ben Dawes has prime position in his MMA victory over Tim Robinson. Photo: ETERNAL MMA WINNING your first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bout and doing the rounds on social media for being in an epic photo is all in a day’s work for Ben Dawes. The...

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No kryptonite for Superman as they break Mildura 100 record

IT took two decades for skiers Daniel Cotton and Daniel Graziano to claim a victory at the Mildura 100 Ski Race river classic, but last weekend they did it in style with their Superman team, carving close to 17 seconds off the record in the process. More than 160...

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Flying the flag – Dylan and Kade earn Aussie honours

Sunraysia volleyballers Dylan Lucchesi, 16, and Kade Zrna, 14, are part of the Australian Youth Volleyball squad. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD SUNRAYSIA Volleyball’s penchant for producing top class junior athletes is continuing through Dylan Lucchesi, LEFT, and...

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Hometown heroes want pigs to fly

Pigs Arsenal skier Jack Stevens and father/team driver Chris Stevens ahead of this weekend's Mildura 100 Ski race. Photo: PAUL MENSCH LOCAL ski racing aces Pigs Arsenal hope to give their opponents a run for their money in Sunday’s Mildura 100 Ski Race. The crown...

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As good as it Gates for sidecar stars

GATES GREATS: The Gates Sidecar Cup is up for grabs at the Mildura Motorcycle Club’s 70th anniversary event at Olympic Park this weekend. The Gates name is synonymous with sidecar racing in Mildura. Pictured are Byren Gates with father Les, brother-in-law Mick...

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Maddie makes an impact

YOUNG GUN: Maddie Williams, 16, has re-signed for the Boroondara Express in the Victorian Netball League (VNL). Photo: PAUL MENSCH FORMER South Mildura netballer Maddie Williams has re-signed for Victorian Netball League side (VNL) Boroondara Express for the 2018...

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