Skelly, Sharpe ensure perfect Heart beat

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie ROSEBUD Heart cemented its claim as Victoria’s team of the year by clinching the State 5 grand final in a penalty shootout last Saturday at Murphy Reserve in Port Melbourne....

All hail the Stonecats

PENINSULA LEAGUE FRANKSTON YCW made it three premierships in a row and six in the past seven years after beating Mt Eliza by 22 points at Frankston Park on Sunday. The Peninsula Division champs boote...

Magnificent Mornington, final fling for Heart

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie A PATCHWORK Mornington put up a magnificent fight against Altona Magic only to go down 1-0 in Saturday’s State 1 final at Jack Edwards Reserve. The game brought together the...

Hastings embraced after huge win

NEPEAN LEAGUE What a week it has been for the Hastings Football Club. After beating the Frankston Bombers in a memorable Nepean League Grand Final 11.15 (81) to 6.18 (54), as you would expect, the ce...

The Heart beats strong at Rosebud

By Barry Irving WINNING their final game for the season on last Saturday week ended a perfect season for Rosebud Heart. The Heart’s 18 wins from 18 games made it only the third team in football feder...

Strikers make their mark in soccer

THE girls at Peninsula Strikers are showing them how it’s done in the fast-paced and growing world of female soccer. The club finished the season last year mid field but has turned the tables on the ...

Blues climb to top of mountain

NEPEAN LEAGUE – GRAND FINAL HASTINGS are the 2016 Nepean League Premiers. The Blues defied the odds, won three cut-throat finals and dominated for 120 minutes in the Grand Final on Saturday to ...

Redlegs advance to Grand Final

PENINSULA LEAGUE MT ELIZA will play Frankston YCW in the 2016 Peninsula Division Grand Final after thrashing Pines in Sunday’s Preliminary Final at Frankston Park. The Redlegs had a staggering 40 sco...

History for Heart, titles for Mornington, Skye

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie THREE local champions and four local clubs promoted – it doesn’t get much better than that. The relegation of Frankston Pines was the only disappointing aspect to a spectacu...

Steelers’ fiery road to pennant win

By Jarrod Potter FIRE may have taken their basketball home in May, but 126 days later the Western Port Steelers have brought victory back to Somerville. Despite the loss of the Somerville Recreation ...