Last Updated: May 05, 2015

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Becky’s footy comes of age

A YEAR ago Becky Webster had never played girls football. Next week she will represent Victoria Country at the Youth Girls National Championships.

Colbinabbin’s boys back home

PROLIFIC forward Grant Weeks is back at his home club Colbinabbin in the Heathcote District Football League.

Anzac veteran is a legend

WORLD War II veteran, Jack Ford, was at Kings Park on Saturday to take part in the Anzac Day ceremony.

Country footballer dies

Country footballer dies

A YOUNG father and footy club captain has died during a country match after collapsing on to the field following a tackle.

Trainers charged over live baiting

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SEVEN greyhound trainers have been charged over the live baiting scandal, accused of using animals to train their dogs.

Trainer’s ‘threat’ to dog on others

Brisbane Trainers Tom Noble and Tony McCabe and with their award winning grey hounds Terrific Style and Magic Control.

A PROMINENT greyhound trainer threatened to “dob them all in” in a phone conversation, court documents allege.

Feature jumps races heading bush

sandown jumps races

VICTORIA’S feature jumps races will be run on country tracks this year after the closure of Sandown for the season.

Fisherman attacked by sea lion

Dan Carlin, sea lion, yellowtail

WHEN Dan Carlin posed for this photo with a giant fish, the last thing he expected was to be attacked by a sea lion.

Going strong at 400

Going strong at 400

ROBERT Price has been doing preseasons longer than some of his teammates have been alive.

Tall Pines

PINES’ Guy Hendry takes a screamer during its win in the Peninsula Football League against Edithvale-Aspendale on Saturday, 12.16 (88) to 11.7 (73).

Country footballer dies

Country footballer dies

A YOUNG father and footy club captain has died during a country match after collapsing on to the field following a tackle.

Going strong at 400

Going strong at 400

ROBERT Price has been doing preseasons longer than some of his teammates have been alive.

Picola president not tipping Bears

Picola president not tipping Bears

PICOLA and District league president Shane Railton is not tipping Tungamah to win the South East premiership.

Clubs and coaches go separate ways

Clubs and coaches go separate ways

GIPPSLAND club Morwell and the Geelong and District’s Corio have parted company with senior coaches.

New-look trials get NZ nod

ALL sections of this year’s Camperdown Horse Trials were well contested, event organiser Barry Roycroft says.

Veterans put on masterful display

Veterans put on masterful display

THE Victorian Equestrian Federation’s Masters Games is the most anticipated event of the year at Werribee Park.

Eltham wins eventing state champs

Cross Country Melb International Horse Trials

THE Pony Club Association of Victoria held the eventing state championship at Rosedale at the weekend.

Victories show Rose in bloom

Victories show Rose in bloom

FIVE riders compete for the top event at Boneo Park’s May dressage competition.

Jockey hurt as horse falls

Jockey hurt as horse falls

A RACEHORSE was put down and a young jockey was injured in a fall at Geelong.

SuperCoach market watch: Be brave

Carlton v Collingwood

PUTTING Heritier Lumumba on the bench has paid off to the tune of $3000 for one SuperCoach player. This week’s winning line-up plus movers and sliders.

Leppitsch: I crossed the line

AFL Rd 5 - Gold Coast v Brisbane

UPDATE: JUSTIN Leppitsch and Zac O’Brien have apologised to each other after the Lions coach grabbed the rookie during halftime of a reserves match.

Young Suns banned for drinking

Geelong v Gold Coast Suns

GOLD Coast have made a stand to wipe out a culture of ill-discipline by dropping three young stars for breaching team rules.

‘Anger, denial, frustration’: Buckley meets Keeffe

AFL 2014 Rd 12 - Melbourne v Collingwood

UPDATE: COLLINGWOOD coach Nathan Buckley says suspended Magpie Lachie Keeffe is confronting a range of emotions as the Pies remain in the dark on the result of his B sample.

The man Floyd should fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Manny Pacquiao

IF FLOYD Mayweather is as great as he says he is, he’d have no problem making a fight happen against arguably the most feared boxer on the planet.

Nike’s biggest ever mistake

nike logo Picture: SUPPLIED

THE athletic apparel giant is renowned for landing all the big fish in the sports world but this time they got it very, very wrong.

Which club has the best kids?

AFL Rd 4 - Richmond v Melbourne

VOTE: Will Richmond’s best young players be good enough to take the club to its next premiership, or have Collingwood and the other clubs got the jump on them?

Hawks were ‘cheap and dirty’

Kangaroos v Hawthorn

HAWKS tough guys put under the microscope, Bulldogs roundly praised, Blues openly criticised and more on What You Missed On TV Last Night.

Blues hope freebies will lure fans

Carlton's latest Irish debutant Ciaran Byrne.

CARLTON has taken the unprecedented step of giving away two-for-one tickets to lure supporters into its clash against fellow battler Brisbane on Sunday.

Pre-election list complete

 n22wb100 MP Tim Pallas. election coverage

THE Andrews Government says it has funded most of its pre-election commitments in its first Victorian Budget.

Country footballer dies

Country footballer dies

A YOUNG father and footy club captain has died during a country match after collapsing on to the field following a tackle.

A gateway to fast flock handling

A gateway to fast flock handling

A PORTABLE sheep handler you can tow behind a ute or ATV is what Clipex brings to the table.

Champion of the birds

Rotamah Island

SARAH HUDSON discovers Don Ripper’s plans to preserve natural history using an island observatory.

Going native one step at a time

Jindi Farm Bush Foods

LESLIE Smith wanders through her farm at Jindivick in Gippsland with daughter Leila.