Last Updated: September 03, 2014

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Getaway plan

IRYMPLE’S Luke Jeffers stretches to evade the desperate lunge of Mildura’s Josh Dawson in the Sunraysia league first semi-final on Saturday.

Purcell looms as Dogs’ final hurdle

STRATHMERTON‘S Shaun Downie says it will take a team effort to stop Aaron Purcell in Saturday’s grand final.

On the fence

STRATHMERTON’S Pete Craven watches the preliminary final action in the Picola and District league’s North West division at Picola with his grandson Bailey.

Big finish gets Weeks in 100 club

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ROCHESTER forward Grant Weeks became the ninth and final player to snare 100 goals this season.

Bulldogs primed for flag tilt

 Heathcote District Football League, Round 15, Huntly Hawks vs North Bendigo Bulldogs, Huntly Hawks won 25-12-162 v 9-8-62 , ...

NORTH Bendigo co-coach Rob Bennett says his side is the hunter not the hunted in Saturday’s grand final.

Omeo fiasco gets the all-clear

 Omeo and District FL. Grand Final. Ensay Recreation Reserve. Lindenow South Swampies v Swifts Creek Demons.

THE Omeo league has hosed down rumours another grand final-bound club had fielded an ineligible player in the finals.

Trout drought drives inquiry

 Fisheries Victoria released rainbow trout in excess of 1kg into Lake Hyland for the Family Fishing Festival.

EXCLUSIVE: ALMOST $1m will be spent investigating the disappearance of trout from Victoria’s highland rivers.

Red Cliffs have point to prove

 Red Cliffs Football Club, coach Troy Moncur

AFTER a tumultuous year, Red Cliffs coach Troy Moncur is relieved to be in the Sunraysia league grand final.

WEG riders on road to Rio

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AUSTRALIA’S dressage riders have secured a team place at the Olympic Games at Rio in 2016.

Bulldogs primed for flag tilt

NORTH Bendigo co-coach Rob Bennett says his side is the hunter not the hunted in Saturday’s grand final.

Red Cliffs have point to prove

 Red Cliffs Football Club, coach Troy Moncur

AFTER a tumultuous year, Red Cliffs coach Troy Moncur is relieved to be in the Sunraysia league grand final.

Omeo fiasco gets the all-clear

 Omeo and District FL. Grand Final. Ensay Recreation Reserve. Lindenow South Swampies v Swifts Creek Demons.

THE Omeo league has hosed down rumours another grand final-bound club had fielded an ineligible player in the finals.

Big finish gets Weeks in 100 club

Supplied Editorial Fwd: GVFL pics

ROCHESTER forward Grant Weeks became the ninth and final player to snare 100 goals this season.

Getaway plan

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IRYMPLE’S Luke Jeffers stretches to evade the desperate lunge of Mildura’s Josh Dawson in the Sunraysia league first semi-final on Saturday.

WEG riders on road to Rio

AUSTRALIA’S dressage riders have secured a team place at the Olympic Games at Rio in 2016.

Hill thrill in tough track test

Hill thrill in tough track test

COMPETITORS came from as far as Queensland for the Euroa showjumping classic on the weekend.

Toft up there with the best

Toft up there with the best

ALEXANDRA Toft, one of the youngest riders in the World Equestrian Games endurance ride, was one of only 38 riders to finish.

Aussie para squad qualifies for Rio

Aussie para squad qualifies for Rio

AUSTRALIA has earnt a qualifying place for the Paralympics in Rio in 2016 after a solid show at the World Equestrian Games.

Mary’s tribute to Mosaic

 NOV95 - W/Times Equestrian Mary Hanna on

MARY Hanna has paid tribute to the horse that showed her the way to the World Equestrian Games.

Top Ten Stories

  1. Hunt reveals truth about footy culture

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    CODE hopper Karmichael Hunt provides a fascinating insight into what he could get away with off the field as an NRL player but couldn’t in the AFL.

  2. Dogs eye off big Blue Casboult

    Carlton v Essendon at the MCG

    THE Western Bulldogs have emerged as one of Levi Casboult’s handful of suitors for Carlton’s promising out-of-contract forward.

  3. Hawks, Swans dominate AA squad

    Round 18: Hawthorn v Sydney

    HAWTHORN and Sydney have five players each in the 40-man All Australian squad with Melbourne the only club to miss out.

  4. Odd couple now the AFL’s elite

     Paid Content Staff Dinkus. HWT staff. Headshot. Jon Ralph

    DUSTIN Martin and Dyson Heppell might be polar opposites off the field, but on it they have both become two of the competitions elite footballers.

  5. Marsh spearheads big Aussie win

    Marsh spearheads big Aussie win

    MITCH Marsh’s batting brilliance helped Australia record a bonus point win over South Africa to book a place in the one-day tri-series final.

  6. Harry is Taylor made for Roughead

     Hawthorn v Geelong. MCG. Jarryd Roughead battles with Harry Taylor

    HAWTHORN big man Jarryd Roughead has been urged to stay deep forward to help snap his goal drought against nemesis Harry Taylor on Friday night.

  7. ‘Someone’s smoking heavy s**t’

     02/11/2007 WIRE: (FILES) File picture of Martina Hingis of Switzerland looking up during a break in her women's singles four...

    MARTINA Hingis, the former darling of women’s tennis, was kicking around in the US Open doubles when she smelt something odd.

  8. A dozen young guns vie for gong

    NORTH MELBOURNE TRANING

    RISING Star judges believe as many as 12 of this year’s nominees are chances when the votes are tallied in what shapes as one of the most even counts.

  9. Field Marshal: The Rossy project

     Methode Byline Images: Sam Edmund

    FOR years Ross Lyon has led us to believe he’s a miserly, defend-at-all-costs mastermind, but in 2014 he’s transformed Fremantle into an attacking weapon.

Water charges to plunge

dry weather

THOUSANDS of Victorian irrigators will soon pay less for their water.

Big finish gets Weeks in 100 club

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ROCHESTER forward Grant Weeks became the ninth and final player to snare 100 goals this season.

Sucker prices to settle

Wagga Wagga lamb sale 13.3.2014

SPRING prices for young lambs are expected to settle despite a rocky start to the season.

eMax ready for tough tasks

eMax ready for tough tasks

MAHINDRA has hit the Australian sub-compact market with its new eMax Series that sells from $12,990.

Editor’s letter: August 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

IN case you’ve ever wondered how important branding is, you only have to listen to Rita Bikins from Red Rock Olive oil at Pomonal to know the truth.