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New appointment at the Dolphins

Frankston Dolphins this week announced the appointment of RPP’s Peter Susovich as the Club’s new Media Manager. Peter produces various sports programs for the station and more recently RPPV using the latest technology to livestream and broadcast to our FM frequency, plus a multitude of programs including AFL, cricket, golf, women’s football, swimming, bowls, athletics […]

Olympic legend Sally Pearson reveals she is pregnant – by posting an adorable photo of tiny running shoes

Australian Olympic legend Sally Pearson has revealed that she is pregnant. The gold medal-winning hurdler made the announcement by posting a photo of a pair of tiny baby shoes on a track, next to her own running spikes. Pearson won gold at the 2012 Olympics in London, as well as at the World Championships in […]

Are we grooming kids for sporting greatness too early? Some clubs certainly think so

The weekly Offsiders production meetings typically take place in the ABC’s Southbank offices or via phone and email communication with various panellists. This week there was an off-site meeting at Alexandra Park on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula where I convened with summer edition host Paul Kennedy to discuss show content, wardrobe, highlights packages and other weighty […]

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Portsea Polo

The Portsea Polo is one of the biggest event on any fashion lover’s calendar. Year after year, the event brings out some of Australia’s best and brightest to Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, providing the ultimate summer wardrobe inspiration. In the past, Aussie favourites such as Phoebe Tonkin and Abby Lee Kershaw have stood centre stage, while […]

Children Involved In Organised Sports Less Likely To Have Emotional Difficulties

MONTREAL — Youth league or elementary school sports programs are surefire ways to help kids get in some daily exercise, but a new study finds a further benefit: children who play organised sports starting at a young age are less likely to deal with emotional issues or difficulties by the age of 12. “The elementary […]

RPPFM takes out AFL Media Award

What a great way to cap off the year as RPP took out the ‘Best Radio Football Award’ for the ‘MPNFL Toe Punt Footy Show’. The RPP media crew made some serious sacrifices to get there. But in all honesty – it comes down to one man’s great legacy. And that’s about telling it how […]

Dogs paddle, ride and run at Point Nepean

Awaking to the news of young gun Bailey Smith re-signing, the Western Bulldogs AFL playing group headed to Point Nepean National Park on the Mornington Peninsula to tackle a triathlon on the third day of their pre-Christmas training camp. With the playing group basing themselves at Cape Schanck, the group has already completed high-intensity sessions […]

Improved playspace for Balnarring’s Robertson Reserve

Mornington Peninsula Shire is inviting thoughts on concept plans for a refreshed playground at Robertson Reserve, Balnarring. The need for an improved playground at Robertson Reserve was part of Council’s Play Space Strategy 2015 – 2020. Possible upgrades to the playground include: a large skillion roof or shade stair access monkey bar slides net climber […]

All Abilities Day shows that sport is for all

The Mornington Peninsula Shire celebrated the annual All Abilities Day where hundreds of people turned out for a fun day of sport and activity at Civic Reserve in Mornington. People with disability enjoyed participating in sports such as tennis, dance, basketball, gymnastics, table tennis, cricket and more. The Victoria Police Local Law Enforcement Torch Run […]