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...

Olympic hopefuls team up to train

By Bree Masters ATHLETES training for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics are being confronted by an unforeseen obstacle: the six-week lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19. With their trainin...

Awards for basketball ‘legend’

A WOMAN described as a “legend” in the Mornington Peninsula basketball community has been awarded The Jack Carter Memorial Award – Sports Administrator of the Year, for Basketball Victoria. Due to CO...

Frost warms up with metro winner

HORSE RACING IT’S been just over a year since her last winner, but Mornington-based trainer Rachael Frost was back with a bang on Saturday 11 July breaking through for a comfortable victory at Caulfi...

VFL season cancelled

THE Frankston Dolphins will not get the chance to play this year, after the cancellation of the 2020 VFL season was made official last week. The 2020 VFL season was scheduled to get underway on 1 Aug...

Junior footy season called off

THE Frankston and Mornington Peninsula junior football seasons have been cancelled. A statement released by AFL South East last week read that all of their 2020 junior football seasons would be calle...

The world according to ‘Jamo’

SOCCER WHILE Adam Jamieson thinks the 2020 season is all but a write-off he has an idea how Football Victoria could salvage something from the wreckage. The Mornington gaffer has called for the state...