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June 7, 2024

Annual breakfast celebrates females in sport

A CAPACITY audience at GMHBA Stadium's Presidents Room turned out to the third annual Female Festival of Sport Breakfast event on Friday last week. Guests...

June 6, 2024

Eagles excelling during tough stretch; Grand Final rematch awaits

EAST Geelong has played the third seeded team over the past three rounds and all games have ended in the same fashion as East...

June 6, 2024

Cats welcome new president

THE Geelong Football Club has announced its new president. The Cats unveiled Grant McCabe as the club's new president last week. Mr McCabe will take...

June 6, 2024

Council rescinds 24-hour cat curfew motion

THE City of Greater Geelong council has reversed its decision to restrict cats indoors for 24 hours per day, after passing a notice of...

June 5, 2024

Shelley returns to Geelong as first WNBL signing

GEELONG United’s first player signing of the 2024-25 Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) season has been announced. with collegiate star and former...

June 2, 2024

AFL Barwon to launch junior All Abilities league

AFL BARWON will expand its All Abilities Football pathway with a short four-week long competition catering to junior level footballers. Last week's announcement arrives on...

June 2, 2024

Landy Field track to get facelift

LOCAL athletics participants will soon enjoy a refreshed track, with the City of Greater Geelong to undertake a mass renewal of the city's John...

May 31, 2024

Help make a difference in the northern suburbs

THE hard-working Corio Fire Brigade team is on the lookout for new operational members to join up as soon as possible. Brigade captain Ben Lane...

May 31, 2024

Big Freeze Geelong sliding into town

THE Geelong community will rally around the fight against motor neurone disease this Sunday with Big Freeze Geelong to return for a third year. The...

May 31, 2024

Sheringham fitting in well as Ammos level up

GEELONG Amateur will seek to complete a perfect first half of the 2024 season by defeating Bellarine Netball League surprise packet Newcomb this weekend. Ammos...

May 31, 2024

Clash of the titans: Undefeated sides to meet Sunday

A BLOCKBUSTER matchup awaits St Mary's this weekend, with the club travelling to Drew Oval for a standalone Sunday fixture in Round 7. St Mary's...

May 29, 2024

Lucas appointed Geelong United WNBL coach

GEELONG United Basketball (GUB) has announced its inaugural WNBL coach in former Melbourne Boomers coach Chris Lucas, to a two-year contract earlier...

May 26, 2024

Infographic designer and author to feature in Melbourne Design Week

LOCAL author and infographic designer Esther Gonstalla will be hosting Geelong's only event this year as part of Melbourne Design Week, inviting residents to...

May 25, 2024

Guild stalwart reaches 650-game milestone

GEELONG'S longest-tenured baseball player has ticked off yet another milestone in his nearly five-decade journey at the local level, despite falling one run short...

May 25, 2024

Cats look to stave off fourth-straight loss

GEELONG will be fighting to stave off a fourth consecutive loss tomorrow (Saturday, May 25) against Greater Western Sydney as the Cats' hot start...

May 25, 2024

Female Festival of Sport line-up announced

AFL BARWON is ready to begin five days of celebrating women across the region and the impacts they make in local sport, headlined by...

May 24, 2024

Geelong AFLW ruck moved to inactive list

GEELONG'S AFLW side will be without one of their key rucks for at least the next season. Geelong has moved 182cm ruck Olivia Fuller to...

May 24, 2024

BFL frontrunners emerge

THE Bellarine Football League's (BFL) first seven rounds are in the books with all sides enjoying the first of their two byes in recent...

May 23, 2024

Sea of purple shows up for Zoe Kennedy Tribute Day

AN ANNUAL coming together of two Geelong football netball clubs continues to grow, as both remembered the life of Zoe Kennedy last Saturday. Father of...

May 23, 2024

Towners on the rise in strong start to 2024

A COMPLETELY overhauled attacking third has not slowed down Newtown & Chilwell's 2024 campaign as the Eagles enjoy the bye week before a tough...

May 21, 2024

Eagles flying high ahead of Roos clash

EAST Geelong Football Club senior coach Ned Aulsebrook says he did not expect his side to be sitting in second position on the Geelong...

May 21, 2024

Barwon Health research discover rare disease breakthrough

A NEW method of diagnosis for a rare disease has been discovered at a Barwon Health laboratory. Barwon Health's Australian Rickettsial Reference Laboratory (ARRL) has...

May 21, 2024

Swans off to stellar start under new coach

A NEW coach has not delayed South Barwon's mission to return to the Geelong Netball League (GNL) finals, with the Swans unbeaten through five...

May 20, 2024

Ex-Portarlington CFA captain to take on stair climb

A FORMER CFA Portarlington captain is excited to take on a long-awaited personal challenge later this year. Darren Nisbet, who has been a crew member...