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Ranger Michael Coleman secures the ball away from the opposition.

Rangers roll on

Looking to continue their unbeaten run of 11 wins, the Kyneton senior soccer men took on fourth-placed Laverton at Barkly Square on Sunday. The ground...
Pictured from left to right are Robert Falloon, Tim Morgan, Alan (Pud) Williams and Noel Rawlings.

How time flies for Hawks

Woodend Football Netball Club hosted reunions for three of the club's former premiership sides on July 7 - from 1968 (50 years), 1978 and...

New courts to be a hit

Tennis will become even more of a hit in Riddells Creek with three new Tennis Australia compliant hard courts to be constructed. The $100,000 upgrade...

Eight goal burst comes too late

Woodend-Hesket threw off the shackles imposed by Riddell and kicked eight goals in a devastating last quarter turnaround at Gilbert Gordon Oval on Saturday. But...
Medal winner: Tireless Macedon ruckman Tom Waters was judged best afield against Woodend-Hesket by the umpires on Saturday and he was presented with the Bill Tunn Medal by Eddie Tunn after the game when both teams lined up on the arena.

Cats shake off Hawks

Forced to work extremely hard for the first three quarters, reigning Riddell League premier Macedon finished full of running to defeat Woodend-Hesket by seven...
Kyneton ran over the top of Kangaroo Flat at the Showgrounds on Saturday.

Tigers bring home exciting win

It's a measure of how far the Kyneton Football Netball Club has travelled that a seven-goal lead against Kangaroo Flat in the final term...
Plenty of enthusiasm: pictured at the $100,000 announcement are (from left) AFL Goldfields manager Rod Ward, Gisborne Football Netball Club president John Wood and AFL Victoria's manager Shayne Ward. The Ward brothers formerly played football and cricket at Gisborne.

AFL kicks in $100,000

AFL Victoria is providing $100,000 towards the multi-million dollar Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct sports fields at New Gisborne. Mayor Jennifer Anderson said the AFL's...
Preparing to compete: Harcourt's Brasher family features five keen mountain biking members who are looking forward to this weekend's competition Pictured (left to right) are Owen Brasher,13, Al Brasher, 15, Andrea Brasher, Sammy Brasher, 10, Brian Brasher, Paddy Brasher, 4, and Declan Brasher, 7.

Riders raring to race

Harcourt's new mountain bike park hosts its first major competitive mountain biking event this Sunday. The Goldfields Winter Series is expected to bring up to...
MRF referees, who must be more than 13 years of age, are provided with an opportunity to work as a team, support each other and develop through various stages of competence.

Futsal refs get involved

Futsal is a sport growing in leaps and bounds in the Macedon Ranges. This modified form of soccer, traditionally played indoors, is growing in popularity...
Greens candidate for Northern Victoria Nicole Rowan (centre) on site at the proposed sports precinct location with members of the Macedon Ranges volleyball, netball, basketball and futsal community. Photo: Julian Meehan

Sports precinct gains momentum

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is advocating for state and federal government support for a Regional Sports Precinct in New Gisborne. Last week the council met...
Ray Tadd

Match 500 for a sport master

If, when he began playing junior footy for Macedon in 1981, Ray Tadd had listened to people who told him that he was "not...
A photo of the photographer - Ties Urie.

A different look at footy

A special project in a university course has extended into a season-long behind the scenes photographic study of Woodend-Hesket's senior football team. Ties Urie will...

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‘Shep’ reaches 200

In an era where loyalty in local football has changed significantly over the years, Jesse Sheppard chalked up his 200th senior game...