Gearing up for cricket

WHILE the focus has been squarely on footy for the past six months, the whites have been dusted off and some serious indoor sessions have been going on in preparation for the 2016-17 Mornington Penin...

Spring has sprung and the fish are biting

FISHING By Paul Pingiaro WELL it’s fair to say Melbourne’s spring weather has been very typical. Four season in one day seems to be the norm at the moment, however when the weather gods shine the fis...

Over 60s padding up, ready to go

PENINSULA Over 60 cricketers are padding up for the season opener next month with three new teams bringing the competition total to 22. Peninsula players come from Frankston and all over the Morningt...

Who can challenge Stonecats?

PENINSULA LEAGUE IT was six premierships in seven years for Frankston YCW last Sunday. What an unbelievable achievement from a lot of dedicated off-field people and a committed on-field group. Questi...

Blues to set benchmark in 2017

NEPEAN LEAGUE THE 2016 Nepean Division season may have come to a conclusion with Hastings winning the flag, however, the silly season is about to begin as teams prepare to challenge in 2017. For foot...

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...