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The Brownlow Medal of the BJFL U16.5 football joint winner, Ballan local Riely Ranieri Photo - Helen Tatchell

Ranieri scores BFL’s Robert Allan

By Jessica Howard Moorabool’s Riely Ranieri is the joint winner of the Ballarat Football Netball League’s under-16.5 senior Robert Allan Medal. The Ballan resident claimed the prestigious...

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...

Ballan Jockey Club Cup

Strike Force lived up to his name at Geelong on Saturday 10 November, taking out the Ballan Community Bank Ballan Cup by a half-length. Last...
Reserve Chairperson Bill Smith and BFNC member Joanne Raffaele, show the cracks in the court that a $2 coin can fit in. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Reserve – not what it’s cracked up to be

By Helen Tatchell Cracks are appearing at the Ballan Recreation Reserve sporting facility, literally. The multi-use netball court was nearly deemed unusable after large long and...
Greg Keyte (Yaloak Polo Club) with Michelle Payne who will play in the celebrity match this Sunday. Photos – Helen Tatchell

Hoof it to the polo

By Jessica Howard Polo enthusiasts are gearing up for one of the biggest local tournaments of the competition season. The Colliers International Ballarat Cup, held at...

Devil gets the Power

By Todd Whelan Darley Junior Football Club product ZAK BUTTERS is on his way to Port Adelaide following his pick 12 selection in last night’s...

Cobras through to grand final

By Tim Saultry Cool and windy conditions greeted the Cobras in their Second Semi-final clash against minor premier Carisbrook at Sebastopol. With a Grand...

Local stars shine at the MCG

By Todd Whelan Interleague – Ballarat v Goulburn Valley THE Ballarat Football League were brave on the game’s biggest stage but overrun late, falling short of...
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...

COBRAS FOOTY BOMBSHELL

SHERLOCK RETIRES By Todd Whelan   BACCHUS MARSH FOOTBALL CLUB Captain Scott Sherlock has announced his retirement effective immediately. Sherlock broke the news to the club at training...