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Gwenda's top of the tree — again

ECHUCA TRAINER Gwenda Johnstone has been named 2016/17 Victorian leading lady trainer.. The win came on the back of 21 winners for the season ending on July 31 — it is the fourth time Johnstone has received the award.. She was presented with

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Jessica Gledh...
Sep 04 2017
Sport

Sportstar July 2017 nominees

Mason Golding is a young martial artist with two state titles to his name. The 12-year-old collected his second gold medal for 2017 at the Tasmanian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu state titles in July. He was competing against four other martial artists in his

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Riverine Herald
Aug 09 2017
Sport

Tim scales the Italian heights

TIM FITZPATRICK has taken his triathlon training to the next level to rub noses with some of Italy’s elite.. In May this year the Echuca-Moama Triathlon Club member embarked on a five-month trip around Italy with the DDS Triathlon Team &mdash

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Jessica Gledh...
Jul 19 2017
Sport

Desert sprint - Davie thrives in Finke race

ECHUCA’S Sam Davie has taken on the toughest off road desert race in the world and crushed it to finish fifth outright in the bike and quad.. The 2017 Finke Desert Race came to an end of Monday with more than 500 bikes, quads, cars and buggies

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Jessica Gledh...
Jun 14 2017
Sport

FIGHT FOR FIFTH Sam’s incredible ride

WHAT STARTED on a whim has now become an insatiable obsession for Echuca endurance rider Sam Davie.. This time last year Davie had decided 2016 would be his final attempt at Finke for the world’s most gruelling desert motor endurance event

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Jessica Gledh...
Jun 16 2017
Sport

Davie's close to big victory

From page 28. ‘‘It’s like any skier in the Southern 80 — the race just keeps drawing you back.. ‘‘The first year I went just to give it a go and caught the bug.. ‘‘This year I was more motivated than

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Riverine Herald
Jun 16 2017
Sport

April 2017 Sportstar nominees

At 15-years-old Echuca Moama Cycling Club’s Samual Eddy is already smashing his competition in the under 17s.. Eddy has enjoyed some of his best racing results this year and has made the podium of each race he competed in throughout the month of

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Riverine Herald
May 10 2017
Sport

These kids are ready to RACE

SAMUAL and Patrick Eddy and Chase Costello-Manning have become the youngest riders in the Regional Academy of Cycling Excellence (RACE).. Not only is it the first time RACE has introduced riders from the under-17s, the boys are also the first riders

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Jessica Gledh...
Apr 07 2017
Sport

Cycling quartet tackles Mount Buffalo

ECHUCA-MOAMA Cycling Club members had more than just other riders to compete against at the weekend.. Samual, Patrick and Jasmine Eddy and Chase Costello-Manning were at Mt Buffalo in Bright for the 2017 Victorian Junior Mountain Climb Championships

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Riverine Herald
Apr 08 2017
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