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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

Sportstar May 2017 nominee

After taking up outrigger paddling three years ago, 17-year-old Matt Walsh has made it to the international stage. He will represent Australia as part of the under-19 six person team in Tahiti this June to contest the IVF VA’A World Distance

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Riverine Herald
Jun 21 2017
Sport

Eddys get a taste of Barossa tour

ECHUCA Moama Cycling Club members Samual, Patrick and Jasmine Eddy were at the Barossa Valley last weekend for the Centrals District Junior Tour.. It’s the only tour held in the winter road season in South Australia and in its 50 years has seen

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Jessica Gledh...
Apr 13 2017
Sport

State crown for cyclists

YOUNG guns Samual Eddy, 15, Chase Costello-Manning, 15, and Patrick Eddy, 14, took on the big names and won at the state team trials on April 23.. Echuca Moama Cycling Club’s (EMCC) developing stars joined forces in the under 17 men’s division

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Jessica Gledh...
May 03 2017
Sport

Aussie champs Nexhip brothers win national title

BROTHERS Dylan and Corey Nexhip claimed a national title for Victoria on Saturday at the 2017 Australian Mens and Mixed Netball Championships.. Currently living in Echuca and Tongala, they were part of 11 players representing the state’s open

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Jessica Gledh...
Apr 24 2017
Sport

Five sprinted to MSAC

FIVE Echuca Swimming Club members were on show at the weekend for the 2017 Victorian sprint championships.. Competitors were keen to back-up their impressive run at the 2017 Victorian country championships when they headed to the Melbourne Sports

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Riverine Herald
Feb 16 2017
Sport

Erik charges into top 100

ERIK Holt-Crossman has achieved his highest Australian tennis ranking yet — currently sitting inside the top 100 in the country. . The 19-year-old shone at a recent tennis tournament in Rye on Saturday, making it into the men’s singles final of

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Riverine Herald
Feb 08 2017
Sport

February 2017 Sportstar nominees

Swimmer Nash Ramage and tennis player Erik Holt-Crossman are February 2017's Sportstar nominees.. Echuca Swimming Club’s Nash Ramage has produced one of his most successful summer seasons in the pool. Competing in the 11-and-under age category

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Riverine Herald
Mar 15 2017
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