Stingrays don’t lack Pace

SOCCER PROMOTION within two years and a personal honour thrown in. Adrian Pace dares to dream. The 27-year-old “veteran” of Aspendale Stingrays senior squad thinks both targets are realistic and he’s...

Brideoake unveils promising filly

HORSE RACING MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer David Brideoake unveiled an exciting three-year-old filly on the Pakenham synthetic on Tuesday 4 August. Donning the Group One-winning purple and blue ...

Staying fighting fit for Tokyo

CAITLIN Parker is still chuckling at the memory of her first fight. The Safety Beach boxer, who’s been chosen to represent Australia at the now-2021 Tokyo Olympics, was aged 13 with two years’ ring e...

Blake wants ’Buds to bloom

SOCCER WHEN it became clear that there would be no senior season this year Blake Hicks took it harder than most. He had high hopes for 2020. It was to the year that Rosebud made their mark in State L...

Brooklyn Hustle back with a bang

HORSE RACING JASON Warren’s star mare Brooklyn Hustle returned in sensational fashion on Saturday 1 August with a dominant victory at The Valley. Reminiscent of her debut victory at the track as a tw...

Mulder wants Eagles to soar

SOCCER WHEN Luke Mulder gazes into a crystal ball he sees his beloved Somerville Eagles thriving at a purpose-built facility five years from now. The 49-year-old father of four only joined the Eagles...

Early kick off has Avalon primed

HORSE RACING MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Shane Nichols is hoping an early start to his Group One winner, Streets of Avalon’s, preparation can pay dividends in the coming months. Nichols had St...

FV shuts down senior season

SOCCER FOOTBALL Victoria early last week placed a full stop next to the 2020 season for senior teams in the metropolitan region. However the state body clings to the hope that junior competition at b...

Rawiller claims Rising Star Series

HORSE RACING IN form apprentice jockey Campbell Rawiller was crowned this season’s RMBL Investments Rising Stars Series champion at Flemington on Saturday 18 July. The Mornington-based apprentice joc...

Fans at home as players head north

FOOTY fans are rallying to fly the flag even as the Victorian AFL teams and their families head north to hopefully complete the season. Carlton supporter Dianne Baxter, of Bittern, says her dog Georg...