CJSA compete at Shepparton Gala Day
Cobram Junior Soccer Association had two representative sides compete in an under-10s gala day hosted by Shepparton Junior Soccer Association on Saturday, September 14.
Cobram’s hopes of a flag in 2019 have been kept alive with the under-17 footballers qualifying for the grand final with a 28-point win over Echuca United at Katandra on Saturday.
Barooga’s practice match against Corowa was well attended and fought out in great spirit, but unfortunately they got the better of us and won the day by 34 shots overall.
Adam de Ciccio and Kate Bird took out the best-and-fairest awards for Cobram Football Netball Club at its presentation night at Cobram Barooga Golf Club on Saturday.
Star Katamatite ruckman John Woodcock pipped the Picola District Football League competition, winning the Pearce Medal on Monday night.
Bowls season has started or at least it felt like it on Saturday.Barooga played a full on practice match against Hill Top with eight rinks competing as well as another two rinks of triples.Both sides finished with four wins, but with Barooga finishing up four shots the better, overall came out on top.
Cobram-Barooga cyclist Rene Mol, 68, has claimed the Masters eight 20 km time trial with a time of 37.07 minutes at the Victorian Masters road race.
It has been a rollercoaster season for Cobram’s Gianluca Iannucci with the soccer young gun experiencing the highs of winning an international tournament and the lows of suffering relegation.
Strathmerton is through to the Picola and District Football League grand final after defeating Rennie at Deniliquin on Sunday.The Grasshoppers held a slight advantage at the first two breaks before the rain started to set in at Memorial Park.Strathmerton was the better side in the slippery conditions in the second half, kicking 7.3 to Rennie’s 2.4.Lance Oswald notched three goals for the Bulldogs, while teammate Travis Down kicked two.Daniel Mangan was the only Rennie player to score multiples goals, kicking two for the afternoon.‘‘It’s a great effort by all involved, especially the playing group who have invested a lot of time and effort into making this a great year,’’ Bulldogs coach Tim Bramich said.‘‘Rennie at Deni in trying conditions for football was always going to be a tough ask and, in a physical slog, it was pleasing to see our boys stand up all day and eventually get over the line.‘‘Sammy Lewis was terrific all day, throwing his light frame into the fray and Shannon Emmett provided plenty of drive off half back.‘‘Matty Shannon and Adrian Crestani battled hard to also repel many of Rennie’s forward thrusts.’’The 26-point win sets up at tantalising grand final against Waaia, which defeated Deniliquin 70-37 in Saturday’s preliminary final.The Bombers and the Bulldogs finished first and second in the regular season and, while Waaia edged the minor premiership, Strathmerton is the only side to beat Matt Brown’s side this season — a 83-45 result in round eight.The grand final kicks off at Berrigan Recreation Reserve at 2.05 pm.Full grand final preview in Thursday’s Shepparton News
The composite team of Greg Dunn (Cobram) and the father and son combination Ed and Anthony Witkowski (Ringwood) won the Cobram triples bowls tournament recently.
Some of Cobram and Barooga junior football and netball teams continue to race towards the Murray Football and Netball League grand final, while others bowed out on the weekend.
Strathmerton stormed into the Picola and District League A-grade netball grand final with a 46-33 win against Katunga on Sunday. The Bulldogs dominated the Deniliquin court early, opening up a nine-goal half-time lead. Caitlyn Price’s team never...
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