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Blind golfers to the fore

BLIND golfer Jeff Ellis got some handy tips on lining up his shot from caddy Esther McArdle at the Victorian Blind Golf Open. Both are members of Rosebud Country Club where the event has been played over the past 30 years. Ellis, captain of Blind Golf Victoria, was one of the players at the inaugural […]

Ex-MPNFL Junior Arryn Siposs targets NFL draft success

Former MPNFL Junior and St Kilda forward Arryn Siposs has overcome plenty of adversity during his professional sporting life and is confident the latest obstacle will not halt his dream of making it to the NFL. The new hurdle is a significant one: the coronavirus pandemic. “It has been a bit of a strange situation,” […]

Coronavirus drives trainers to get creative with online fitness opportunities

The closure of gyms and fitness centres across Australia has taken a massive toll on the industry, but trainers are utilising new apps and running classes online to connect with clients to try to remain viable during the coronavirus pandemic. Fitness Australia, the national not-for-profit industry association for fitness professionals, estimated more than 20,000 people […]

Conor McGregor calls on military to help enforce Ireland’s coronavirus lockdown

Conor McGregor has called on the military to be deployed to help enforce Ireland’s increased coronavirus lockdown. On Friday night, the Irish government told people to stay at home for two weeks in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus. McGregor, the Dublin-born UFC star, says the police will need help ensuring people stick to it. […]

A message from the Frankston Football Club

PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Dear Staff and Volunteers, My thoughts are with you and your loved ones as our world continues to face this growing pandemic.  I do hope you are well – please take care of yourself, friends, work colleagues, footy mates & family. FRANKSTON FOOTBALL CLUB UPDATE During today our Board Executive and CEO had […]

Riders gear up for enduro titles

Red Hill Mountain Bike Club will host the 2020-21 Gravity Enduro National Championships. Races will be held 24-25 October this year and 23-24 October 2021 in what’s being described as “exciting news” for the club. It’s the first time the Arthurs Seat venue has hosted a national championships event. “We will be crowning champions in […]

Coronavirus Australia: Gyms and indoor sporting venues to close

Gyms and indoor sporting venues will be closed to the public from midday on 23 March to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Prime Minister has announced. The PM made the dramatic statement on Sunday evening, saying gyms would join pubs and clubs, excluding bottle shops and hotels, in being closed. Cinemas, entertainment venues, casinos, and […]

Formula One’s brilliant act to help fight COVID-19

Formula One teams have answered UK government calls to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in any way they can. The F1 is a multi-billion dollar business and expertise in design, technology and production is at the forefront of each and every team that makes up the organisation. It should come as little surprise that in a time […]

Neds Mornington Cup Day goes ahead without spectators

The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) continues to take considered action to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of MRC members, patrons, participants and staff through this unprecedented Coronavirus (covid-19) crisis affecting the nation. The Victorian State of Emergency declaration enforces the cancellation of mass gatherings above 500 people. Melbourne Racing Club racecourses (Caulfield, Sandown and […]

The AFL has started in front of 100,000 empty seats – and the verdict is in

Even AFL players struggled to get their head around the sight of football being played in front of 100,000 empty seats at the MCG. “This is the most bizarre s*** I’ve ever seen!” wrote Brisbane player Mitch Robinson. That message came just minutes into Richmond’s season-opening clash with Carlton, which was given the green light […]