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February 24, 2024

AFL Barwon invites clubs to “Game Plan” event

AFL BARWON is providing the ultimate toolkit for club volunteers, officials, and coaches this Sunday, February 25 to collect necessary information for the 2024...

February 24, 2024

Geelong supercharged for superboat return

SUPERBOAT action is locked in to return to Geelong's Corio Bay, with vessels set to reach speeds of 180kmh. Round 2 of the 2024 Offshore...

February 24, 2024

Sunflowers celebrated again in Torquay

THE foreshore in Torquay was awash with yellow last Saturday for the Surf Coast Celebration of Sunflowers' third celebration day. The small community event featured...

February 23, 2024

Smith arrives at Cattery

GEELONG'S newest addition to its women's roster has shared her excitement during her first message to Cats fans around the region. Former Brisbane Lion and...

February 23, 2024

Celebration to mark Taylor Park’s centenary

MORE than a dozen community groups and organisations will gather in Torquay tomorrow (Saturday, February 24) for a special celebration of one of the...

February 20, 2024

Suns pushing for female expansion

FEMALE football preparations at Surf Coast Football Netball Club will officially begin on Wednesday, February 21 when the Torquay club hosts the first of...

February 18, 2024

2024 Surf Coast Celebration of Sunflowers Celebration Day

Photos by Peter Marshall

February 18, 2024

AFL Barwon comments on proposed concussion guidelines

THE Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has released its latest guidelines for concussion management at the local and community sports level, with one local...

February 17, 2024

Cooney-Cross named to Olympic qualifiers squad

FORMER Surf Coast soccer prodigy and Arsenal midfielder Kyra Cooney-Cross will hopefully help the Matildas into the Paris Olympics after being named to the...

February 17, 2024

Local clubs join together in tribute match

TWO football clubs will gather next month to honour the memory and legacy of one of their own in a special tribute match dedicated...

February 16, 2024

Leading the way: GAWS announces inaugural community walk

RESIDENTS and their furry companions will get the chance to celebrate Geelong's largest animal shelter next month as part of a new regional fundraising...

February 16, 2024

Tornadoes announce Hooked in2 Hockey start date

HOCKEY'S winter season is right around the corner and one local club is getting started early as it hopes to build its next wave...

February 16, 2024

Beacons of joy: sunflowers to shine in Torquay

LOCAL sunflower growers will have a chance to display their best blooms at this year's Surf Coast Celebration of Sunflowers Celebration Day. Now in its...

February 15, 2024

Anthony breaks Aussie record, claims overall World Cup championship

BARWON Heads Olympian Jakara Anthony has etched herself further into Australian sporting history, breaking the all-time national record for World Cup title wins. Anthony continued...

February 13, 2024

Epworth recommits to local female football

AFL BARWON and Epworth HealthCare will continue its female football partnership for the next three years, after signing an extension. The extension takes Epworth's commitment...

February 12, 2024

Sunny weather welcomes spectators to motor show

TORQUAY’S The Esplanade was lined with hundreds of vehicles yesterday (Sunday, February 13) as hundreds of visitors perused an array of cars...

February 12, 2024

“Passionate” locals attend Kennett River upgrade workshops

The Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority (GORCAPA) has thanked the Kennett River community for its strong turnout to its Improvements to Tourism...

February 11, 2024

Extra public transport locked in for Taylor Swift concerts

SWIFTIES around Victoria can look forward to additional public transport options when Taylor Swift arrives in Melbourne in five days' time.

The Victorian...

February 10, 2024

Scholarship applications open for junior footballers in need

A GEELONG-BASED charity organisation is celebrating 10 years assisting local junior footballers to realise their dream of playing Australian rules football. The Mark West Foundation...

February 10, 2024

Tri-State Tournament expected to break records

HUNDREDS of water polo athletes will make a splash in Geelong next weekend with the return of the Tri-State Championships over February 16-18. Hosted by...

February 10, 2024

Junior rowers kickstart 2024 season

GEELONG'S strong start to the rowing season has continued following another bumper event last Saturday at the annual Morongo Regatta. Rowing Geelong president Sam Elliott...

February 10, 2024

Stanley enjoying Cats’ early pre-season

AN EARLIER start to pre-season preparations has Geelong confident it can make a push for AFL finals in 2024, according to the side's leading...

February 9, 2024

Coletta, Lau triumph at Vic Open

ANOTHER Vic Open has been run and won, with two first-time winners taking home championships in their respective fields at 13th Beach Golf Course...

February 9, 2024

Italian Stallions: Torquay Motor Show not slowing down

THE Torquay Rotary Motor Show will bring peak traffic to the Esplanade this Sunday, February 11 with more than 350 cars locked in for...