Last Updated: September 04, 2015

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Colbo crunch time

LEITCHVILLE Gunbower Bombers are through to the Heathcote District league grand final.

Ellinbank legends bow out

AFTER more than a half a century, Val and Adrian Pratt have called time at Ellinbank football club.

Ex-racer finds his forte

RETIRED racehorse Koko Pop notched up a win in Racing Victoria’s off-the-track triequithon.

Salary cap’s big savings

Weekly Times Sherrin Footy

SOME Central Victorian AFL clubs could save up to$70,000 when the statewide salary cap comes into effect in 2017.

‘More like rugby than football’

‘More like rugby than football’

CONDITIONS at this local footy match in Victoria were so bad, players from both sides were unrecognisable.

Colbo crunch time

Colbo crunch time

LEITCHVILLE Gunbower Bombers are through to the Heathcote District league grand final.

Bairnsdale’s in his blood

FOOTY: James Gibbs

FROM a young age, James Gibbs was hanging around Bairnsdale Football Club and “annoying” all the players.

Country king-hit sparks footy fury

 Alberton Football Netball League, Round 19, Fish Creek Kangaroos v Dalyston Magpies, Dalyston won 11-5-71 v 8-11-59, at Fish...

A TWO-WEEK ban for a punch that KO’d Brad Fisher in a country footy game has been met with shock and anger.

Oscar makes AFL debut

McDonald brothers

CHARAM’S Oscar McDonald made his AFL debut on Sunday for the Demons against Fremantle.

Bairnsdale’s in his blood

FROM a young age, James Gibbs was hanging around Bairnsdale Football Club and “annoying” all the players.

‘More like rugby than football’

‘More like rugby than football’

CONDITIONS at this local footy match in Victoria were so bad, players from both sides were unrecognisable.

Country king-hit sparks footy fury

 Alberton Football Netball League, Round 19, Fish Creek Kangaroos v Dalyston Magpies, Dalyston won 11-5-71 v 8-11-59, at Fish...

A TWO-WEEK ban for a punch that KO’d Brad Fisher in a country footy game has been met with shock and anger.

Seagulls land fourth

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PORT Fairy is into the finals for the first time since losing the 2005 grand final.

Ellinbank legends bow out

Adrian and Val

AFTER more than a half a century, Val and Adrian Pratt have called time at Ellinbank football club.

Toft an old hand at endurance

THERE’S never been any doubt that Queensland rider Alexandra Toft would take up endurance riding.

Olympian grabs big US purse

horses september 2 2015

DUAL Olympian Matt Williams rode NLF Favorite to victory at the Tryon international show in North Carolina.

Ex-racer finds his forte

horses september 2 2015

RETIRED racehorse Koko Pop notched up a win in Racing Victoria’s off-the-track triequithon.

Friends saddle up

horses september 2 2015

MORE than 450 riders turned out to support the annual Friends of Werribee Park horse trials.

Challenging course at Mt Gambier

Challenging course at Mt Gambier

MANY talented have tackled a challenging course at the Mt Gambier horse trials.

This genetic freak is terrifying

TCU v Baylor

SHAWN’S been called “the most genetically gifted athlete” ever seen. His coaches are blown away, and other players are “scared to death”.

Tomic downs brave Hewitt in five

2015 U.S. Open - Day 4

LLEYTON Hewitt’s US Open career has ended at the hands of fellow Aussie Bernard Tomic who downed the veteran in five epic sets. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS!

AFL expert tips for Round 23

AFL expert tips for Round 23

STUCK on who to tip this week? See who our experts picked for every game in Round 23.

Sam Stosur ‘kicked off court’

Aust Open Day 4

AUSSIE star Sam Stosur has been snubbed by the US Open and forced off court by Serena Williams. She’s not happy.

Australia fight back to take out first ODI

Australia fight back to take out first ODI

AUSTRALIA has taken out the first one-day international against England, cruising to a 59-run win after taking three wickets in four balls.

Cloke ‘annoyed’ by potential trade call

COLLINGWOOD forward Travis Cloke has admitted suggestions that Collingwood should trade him to secure early draft picks “annoyed” him.

Crows accuse North of ‘giving up’

AFL Rd 21 - North Melbourne v Frementle

UPDATE: Adelaide says North Melbourne is disrespecting fans and the game as AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says a “wildcard” fixture could stop clubs resting players.

Teams: Freo, Roos rest 20, Cotch back

Collingwood v Kangaroos

FREMANTLE and North Melbourne have rested a host of players on the eve of finals, while Trent Cotchin and Sam Mitchell return. SEE TEAMS

‘You don’t know you’re a tosser’

Nick Kyrgios

THE backlash keeps coming for Kyrgios. Shane Warne has written him a letter and two AFL greats have ripped in.

Brace for fires

Emergency briefing

VICTORIAN authorities expect there will be at least 4500 grass and bush fires during the looming “above normal” season.

Salary cap’s big savings

Weekly Times Sherrin Footy

SOME Central Victorian AFL clubs could save up to$70,000 when the statewide salary cap comes into effect in 2017.

Bull sales charge up

Dunoon Angus sale Holbrook

MONTHS of stellar beef returns are being reflected in millions of dollars spent on bulls in the past week.

A farmer’s eye in the sky

A farmer’s eye in the sky

A NEW unmanned aerial vehicle allows farmers to check on what’s happening around their property.

Keeping farmers posted

Supplied Editorial

OUTBACK postie Dave Hammond has a mail run so long it is a tourist attraction.

Teasing rain not enough

Teasing rain not enough

THE Bureau of Meteorology’s rain forecast of 25-50mm for Victoria failed to arrive on Wednesday.