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Footscray Hockey Club honours Alby Speed

Footscray Hockey Club has named a pitch in honour of Alby Speed who died with COVID-19 at age 90 last year. Vice president Nicole Virtuoso said as a 17-year-old Yarraville...

Wolves lead the pack with women’s team

Williamstown Wolves Baseball Club is fielding its first women’s team since 2006. The move will give girls a pathway in the sport and women beginners...

Williamstown re-signs VFLW coach

The Williamstown Football Club has announced the re-signing of Victorian Football League Women's coach Penny Cula-Reid for a further two seasons. Cula-Reid joined the Seagulls...

Jake Ballestrino hopes to shine at Paralympics

Seabrook's Jake Ballestrino, co-captain of Table Tennis Australia's national para-squad, on Wednesday competes in his first match at the Tokyo Paralympics. The 30 year old's...

Luke Plapp says Olympic medal ‘addictive’

Maribyrnong's Lucas 'Luke' Plapp is thirsting for gold after the Australian men’s cycling pursuit team brought home a bronze medal from the Tokyo Olympics. It comes...

Druids cricketer on reality TV show

Druids captain Michael Hay has described his experience on a cricket reality TV show, likened to a sports version of The Apprentice. Hay left the...

Josh Giddey’s NBA draft dream come true

Yarraville basketballer Josh Giddey says it's a dream come true to be drafted with the sixth pick by Oklahoma City Thunder in today's NBA draft. It makes the...

Cyclist Luke Plapp headed for Tokyo

Maribyrnong track cyclist Luke Plapp is in Brisbane preparing to fly to Tokyo for a very different Olympics. Japan last week declared a state of...

Table tennis star Nathan Pellissier headed for Toykyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Williamstown's Nathan Pellissier says China and Japan are the countries to watch, as he prepares for the Tokyo Paralympics. Pellissier is one of three captains...

Plan to reinvigorate local footy

Australian rules football could be taken to mosques and temples under a multicultural program being rolled out across Brimbank and Maribyrnong, in a plan...

Grant aids pandemic recovery

Williamstown Football Club has been given $130,000 to help its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and to succeed in the restructured VFL competition. The funding...

Young netball stars on the rise

Two Maribyrnong Sports Academy students have been selected in the starting squad for the Victorian under-17 netball team, which will play at the national...

Altona Hockey Club pleads for funds

Altona Hockey Club is calling on Hobsons Bay council to allocate $265,000 in its next budget to complete a design phase for a new...

National championships beckon for Ruby

Ruby Gorton is fast making her name as a jewel in the local hockey crown. The Eynesbury 12-year-old’s blistering form with Footscray Hockey Club has...

Big win for Vikings

Altona continued on its merry way as the Western Region Football League division 1 season resumed on Saturday. After three weeks off due to the...

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Maribyrnong council borrows $10m for Footscray Town Hall

Maribyrnong council will borrow $10 million to redevelop Footscray Town Hall. As reported by Star Weekly in February, the hall will undergo a redevelopment costing...

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