MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

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...

Plea for sports upgrades

Three soccer clubs made an impassioned plea for better facilities at last week's Hobsons Bay council meeting to hear budget submissions. Altona City Soccer Club...

Footscray Hockey Club names pitch after club legend

Footscray Hockey Club has named a pitch in honour of Brendan Sheehan (December 10, 1953-November 24, 2020), who died aged 66 after a battle with cancer. Brendan...

Project funding plea in Parliament

A petition to federal Parliament is calling for a review of funding for sports projects including Williamstown Football Club's $4 million facility project. Works at Downer Oval,...

Boyd’s rapid rise

Jordan Boyd has done it the hard way to achieve his AFL dream. Having started his football with Spotswood before joining Footscray VFL, Boyd now...

Druids captain claims club first

Druids’ captain-coach Michael Hay has been awarded the best and fairest award for the Victorian Turf Cricket Association Senior Division. The West Footscray local won...

Spotswood is on the move

Spotswood’s focus on its juniors is behind the club’s decision to move it’s senior teams to the Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association. The VSDCA committee announced...

SACA signing a dream come true

Rising cricket star Jordan Buckingham will take his skills to South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) as a rookie. The young player has competed across Maribyrnong...

Gators sitting pretty

Altona Gators might be sitting atop of the Big V men’s division 2 ladder, but coach Lanard Copeland says there is still a long...

Falcons tough it out

City West Falcons were made to work against the Hawks for their third straight win in the Victorian Netball League championship division on Sunday. Playing...

Reid’s fighting journey

Footscray Kyokushin Karate instructor Judd Reid is among less than 30 people in the world to have completed the 100-man-fight. Now aged 50, the 5th degree...

Championships beckon for Salmons

Altona basketballer Kayla Salmons' advice for young girls is to remember to have fun playing basketball. Salmons, 18, from Hoppers Crossing, is in the Victorian...

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Concern as homelessness sector ‘inundated’

Homelessness workers in the northern and western suburbs say they are being “inundated” with requests for crisis accommodation. They are calling on the state government...