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Ballan Jockey Club President Billy Smith with Catherine Moon

Ballan strikes gold

By Helen Tatchell  The sport of king’s holy grail is coming to Ballan. Worth close to $200,000, the iconic 18-carat gold 2017 Melbourne Cup will visit...

Tennis anyone?

By Meg Kennedy Ballan Tennis Club has received a grant to help encourage young people in the community to pick up a racket. The club...
(L-R) Bill Lucas and Moorabool News’ sports writer Todd Whelan are ready to broadcast on Apple 98.5fm the local Bacchus Marsh and Darley football matches, starting with Round 1 this Saturday at Maddingley Park, featuring the 2017 grand final replay between the cross town rivals. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Footy on the airwaves

By Jessica Howard Cross town football rivals Darley and Bacchus Marsh will receive equal airtime on Apple 98.5fm this season. The community radio station will cover...

Derby more than ‘bragging rights’

By Todd Whelan It's on again! Darley will be hoping to maintain its recent advantage over cross town rivals Bacchus Marsh when the two teams meet...

Sports bonanza

By Helen Tatchell With only one week left of his political career, Geoff Howard has made a significant ‘last hurrah’ announcement for Moorabool, as he...
Hamish Coulton, pictured here with the 2016 BFL rookie of the year award, will represent the Energy Save Vic Country Under 19 football squad this weekend. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Young Cobra to represent Vic Country

By Jessica Howard  Hamish Coulton will don different colours this weekend as he represents the Energy Safe Vic Country Under 19 football squad. The young Bacchus...

Butters makes AFL debut

By Todd Whelan Former Darley Football Club product Zak Butters has impressed on debut with two, second quarter goals for Port Adelaide against Melbourne at...
L-R: Bacchus Marsh Senior Vice-Captain Liam Mullen, Cobra's coach Travis Hodgson, Darley Coach Heath Scotland and Devil's Senior Captain Shane Page at the BFNL season launch. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Clash of the locals

By Todd Whelan 210 days is a long time in footy. But I can guarantee you one thing; the cross-town rivalry between BFL heavyweights Bacchus Marsh...

Devil’s dominate in derby

By Todd Whelan Darley has managed to hold off an undermanned Bacchus Marsh outfit by 17-points in last Saturday's local derby at Darley Park. The Devils...

Top of his game

By Declan Allen Bacchus Marsh Soccer Whilst Usain Bolt is playing soccer in New South Wales and attracting a fair bit of attention from international clubs,...