Last Updated: October 23, 2014

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Limelight steals the show

LAUNCESTON Royal is Tasmania’s first big event for the spring.

Triple-crown series kicks off

PORT Phillip Showjumping Club conducted the first leg of the young horse triple crown.

Dayne backs his calling

DAYNE Barry is calling the shots on his fledging career as he embarks on becoming Victorian horse racing’s youngest racecaller.

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Country footy salary cap debate

AFL Victoria Community Cup, AFL Victoria Country v Victorian Amateur Football Association

AFL Victoria will trial a salary cap to put a lid on the rising costs of country footballers.

Angler reels in mythical tunicorn

Supplied Editorial

A NORTH Australian fisho got the shock of his life when he reeled in a tunicorn.

Dayne backs his calling

Dayne Barry Young Racecaller

DAYNE Barry is calling the shots on his fledging career as he embarks on becoming Victorian horse racing’s youngest racecaller.

Boy aged 11 kills rare albino deer

Boy aged 11 kills rare albino deer

THIS is the photo of an 11-year-old boy who has just shot dead the rare buck while out hunting with his dad.

Blues skies shine over Geelong Cup

Cup day social pics

THE weather gods have given their blessing to this year’s Geelong Cup.

Female jockey hurt at Wyong

 Daily Telegraph .Racing returns to Wyong racetrack .Horses round the home turn in the 2nd race . Story Thomas.

A FEMALE jockey has suffered severe chest injuries after falling from her horse at Wyong Racetrack.

Country football Country footy salary cap debate

AFL Victoria will trial a salary cap to put a lid on the rising costs of country footballers.

Swans savour a rare flag

Goulburn Valley FL, Grand Final, Benalla Saints v Shepparton Swans

AN undermanned Shepparton Swans team withstood a last quarter assault to win the premiership at the weekend.

Premiership drought to break

Supplied Editorial Fwd: GVFL Pix

A PREMIERSHIP drought will be broken this Sunday when Benalla plays Shepparton Swans play.

Reapers AFL ties hope

Reapers AFL ties hope

NEW AFL Victoria general manager Steven Reaper believes community footy and AFL ties will strengthen.

Neagle to lift TTU Bombers

 Essendon v Brisbane Lions. Etihad Stadium. Jay Neagle looks to get a handpass away

FORMER Essendon forward Jay Neagle signs on as playing coach of Traralgon-Tyers United next season.

Limelight steals the show

LAUNCESTON Royal is Tasmania’s first big event for the spring.

Glitterati’s star turn at Geelong

 Summer Royal Horse Shows at Werribee. Pictured: L-R 8yo Tahlia Young from Geelong and 5yo Stella Horspole from Camperdown wh...

THE ROYAL Geelong Show had maximum size classes, including some newcomers.

Triple-crown series kicks off

Triple-crown series kicks off

PORT Phillip Showjumping Club conducted the first leg of the young horse triple crown.

A present that keeps on giving

 n13wb989 Tom McDermott from Wagga Wagga. Equestrian Championships at Werribee. Tom is a World Cup Rider.

AUSTRALIAN showjumping has come of age with the running of the Showcase of Showjumping.

EA records membership boost

Special Olympics

THE new national membership structure of Equestrian Australia is a success, Warwick Vale says.

Top Ten Stories

  1. Beams to face Pies in blockbuster Round 1

    AFL - Eagles v Pies

    EXCLUSIVE: DAYNE Beams will face Collingwood in his first game for the Brisbane Lions in the opening round of 2015. SEE ROUND 1 GAMES

  2. ASADA won’t ‘be dictated’ to

    ASADA New CEO Ben McDevitt

    UPDATE: ASADA has told the AFL Players’ Association and its lawyers it won’t be rushed into expediting the case against the 34 players issued with show-cause notices.

  3. AFL stars in $2m legal fight by top agents

    AFL Rd 12 - Gold Coast v Sydney

    SOME of the AFL’s biggest stars are set to be embroiled in a $2.2 million Supreme Court showdown between top player manager Liam Pickering and his ex-business partner.

  4. Who’s next in line at your AFL club?

    VFL

    WITH trades done and dusted, the draft on the horizon, SuperFooty looks at which AFL players can step up in 2015.

  5. Pelchen gone, what now for Saints rebuild?

    Paid Content Staff Dinkus. HWT staff. Headshot. Jay Clark

    THE Chris Pelchen development seemed incredibly harsh, if not confusing. The big question is what happens to Pelchen’s briefcase now?

  6. ASADA may call on Charter, Alavi at tribunal

    Magistrates Court

    SHANE Charter and Nima Alavi will likely be asked to give evidence at any AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal hearing of charges against Essendon players.

  7. Pies best fit as Varcoe chases third flag

    NEW COLLINGWOOD RECRUITS

    TRAVIS Varcoe wants to win a third flag — and believes the security Collingwood has offered gives him a better chance than if he had stayed at Geelong.

  8. Harvey returns to Bomberland

     04/04/2010 SPORT: Essendon v Fremantle Dockers. Etihad Stadium. Coach Mark Harvey

    ESSENDON favourite son and triple premiership player Mark Harvey has returned to the Bombers as a senior assistant to James Hird.

  9. Who got caught in their smugglers?

    Who got caught in their smugglers?

    PICTURES: A BIG name footy star snapped in some very tiny bathers. Here’s the latest look at AFL players chilling out in the off-season.

100 wind jobs axed

100 wind jobs axed

UPDATE: A LARGE Portland manufacturer will sack 100 staff following uncertainty over the renewable energy target.

Country footy salary cap debate

AFL Victoria Community Cup, AFL Victoria Country v Victorian Amateur Football Association

AFL Victoria will trial a salary cap to put a lid on the rising costs of country footballers.

Beef numbers defy returns

Beef numbers defy returns

THE number of cattle still coming out of paddocks continues to amaze.

Case mid-sized tractor updated

Case mid-sized tractor updated

CASE IH has hit the 100hp market with its new Farmall C mid-size tractor range.

Mont De Lancey is a treasure

Mont De Lancey

SURROUNDED by orchards, Mont De Lancey homestead sits snugly in a postcard-perfect landscape.

Editor’s Letter: October 2014

 Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

THE Weekly Times held its first FORUM last month, a day for farmers to get together and hear from some successful producers and marketing gurus on how to build a strong business brand.