Last Updated: September 23, 2014

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Swans cling on to win in a thriller

STRATFORD coach Peter Morrison has labelled the Swans’ thrilling three-point grand final win over Wy Yung as the best moment of his football career.

Vernon to lead Leongatha

ANOTHER remarkable chapter has been added to the already inspiring story of Beau Vernon.

Demons win premiership

BUNGAREE’S snapped a 23-year premiership drought with a 58-point win over Springbank.

Saints march home

Supplied Editorial FW: Hampden footy pic 1 -from Geoff Rounds

KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

Hoppers eye second flag

 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League, round 1, Carisbrook Redbacks vs Navarre, at Carisbrook, Anthony Koutoufide...

NAVARRE will take on Carisbrook in this weekend’s Maryborough Castlemaine league grand final.

Pumas spurred to grand final glory

 Ruth Brain President of the Mininera and District Football League

MOYSTON-Willaura has capped a difficult week with its first premiership as a merged entity.

Swans cling on to win in a thriller

East Gippsland FNL, Grand Final, Stratford v Wy Yung

STRATFORD coach Peter Morrison has labelled the Swans’ thrilling three-point grand final win over Wy Yung as the best moment of his football career.

New blood fights for first flag

GFL PRELIMINARY FINAL

THE Geelong Football League will crown a first-time premier regardless of this weekend’s grand final result.

Power surge hits Sale

 Gippsland Football League, Wonthaggi Power V Leongatha Parrots, at Wonthaggi. Wonthaggi Power won 9-9-63 v 8-14-62. L-R: Tim...

WONTHAGGI Power rewrote the record books when it mounted a last-quarter comeback against Sale on Sunday.

Swans cling on to win in a thriller

STRATFORD coach Peter Morrison has labelled the Swans’ thrilling three-point grand final win over Wy Yung as the best moment of his football career.

Finals fixture

Finals fixture

VIEW the fixtures for this weekend’s all-important country footy finals matches.

Saints march home

Supplied Editorial FW: Hampden footy pic 1 -from Geoff Rounds

KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

Hoppers eye second flag

 Maryborough Castlemaine District Football League, round 1, Carisbrook Redbacks vs Navarre, at Carisbrook, Anthony Koutoufide...

NAVARRE will take on Carisbrook in this weekend’s Maryborough Castlemaine league grand final.

New blood fights for first flag

GFL PRELIMINARY FINAL

THE Geelong Football League will crown a first-time premier regardless of this weekend’s grand final result.

Nicholson wins third Burghley

NEW Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson is the first rider to win the Burghley title three times on the same horse.

Weimann wins Exhibition Eventing

Katja and Steven

KATJA Weimann, BP Cosmopolitan, win Exhibition Eventing class at the Royal Melbourne Show.

Cameron new Australian champ

Cameron new Australian champ

NSW rider David Cameron has been named the 2014 Australian champion.

Stars battle it out at Werribee

Stars battle it out at Werribee

THE up and coming stars battled it out in the future stars and mini prix classes at Werribee Park today.

Clarke on fire at championships

Clarke on fire at championships

TIM Clarke and Caltango head in to the final of the Australian Championships in top position.

Top Ten Stories

  1. The Tackle: Likes and dislikes

    AFL 2nd Prelim Final, Hawthorn v Port Adelaide

    SYDNEY’S twin towers, Gus’s courage, the new Brad Sewell and that smother. All Robbo’s hits and misses from preliminary final weekend. REPLAY LIVE CHAT

  2. Experts pick the Brownlow winner

    AFL second semi-final: Geelong v. North Melbourne.

    CAN Gary Ablett hang on, will Joel Selwood claim his first Brownlow or can Buddy kick off Grand Final week with a bang? Our experts have their say.

  3. Bombers play hard ball on Ryder

    Round 23: Essendon v Richmond

    ESSENDON remains defiant and says it will not trade Patrick Ryder for a lesser pick or player, potentially forcing the star ruckman to the courts.

  4. Eagle rocks: Priddis claims Brownlow

    2014 Brownlow Medal

    FORMER rookie Matt Priddis has scored an upset Brownlow Medal win for West Coast, edging Nathan Fyfe and Gary Ablett in a thrilling count.

  5. This is awkward. Switch to Plan B

     The 2013 Fremantle Football Club Fairest and Best - The DOIG Medal, at Perth Convention Exhibition Centre. pictured - DOIG M...

    NEVER fear, the AFL has an emergency plan in case Freo’s Nathan Fyfe tops the Brownlow voting despite being suspended — twice. Read on ...

  6. Chaos as Ricciardo almost taken out

    F1 Grand Prix of Singapore - Qualifying

    THE simmering rivalry at Red Bull nearly bubbled over at the Singapore GP when Sebastian Vettel almost took out Daniel Ricciardo on the first corner.

  7. ASADA to present evidence to Dons

    Round 6: Collingwood v Essendon

    EVIDENCE surrounding the use of Thymosin beta-4 at Essendon in 2012 will be presented to the 34 former and current players facing charges.

  8. Stunning photo sends Twitter wild

    West Ham United v Liverpool - Premier League

    A STUNNING picture of football star “Super” Mario Balotelli’s athleticism has become a viral sensation. It’s not hard to see why.

  9. The Tackle: Stage set for Buddy

    Buddy

    IT SHOULD be a Grand Final for the ages. There is rivalry, romance and — standing above it all — there is Buddy. Replay Robbo’s live chat.

Man killed in ATV crash

Man killed in ATV accident

ANOTHER person has been killed in an ATV accident after a death in NSW this weekend.

Saints march home

Supplied Editorial FW: Hampden footy pic 1 -from Geoff Rounds

KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

Bauxite mining green light

Bauxite mining green light

THE Tasmanian Government has given a green light to a new bauxite mining operation.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Editor’s Letter: September 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

I’M not one to be sucked in by outlandish statements or broad generalisations but I just love this one: “Deep down, everyone wants to be a farmer.”