Lighting fall at final hurdle

The Northwest Lightning were unable to cap off a stellar year, going down to Melbourne University in last Sunday’s Victoria League 1 Grand Final 4-1. The match at the State Netball Hockey Centre in Parkville capped off a tremendous two seasons for the Lightning, who...

Spirit coach chases finals

Bendigo Spirit coach Tracy York she hopes an uptempo game style will see the WNBL side return to the finals for the first time since the 2014-15 season. After spending five seasons as an assistant coach with the NBL’s Adelaide 36ers, York said the opportunity to be a...

Saturday showdown

THE Bendigo Football Netball League 2019 grand finals will be decided tomorrow in a day of blockbuster action at the Queen Elizabeth Oval. After a thrilling four-point victory over a gallant Gisborne last weekend, Eaglehawk will be out for revenge following a crushing...

Spirit prepare for new season with a win

The Bendigo Spirit geared up for the 2019-20 WNBL season with an 88-66 win against a Chinese invitational team on Wednesday night. The Spirit pulled away in the second quarter, outscoring China B 23-10 to open up a 16-point half-time lead. There were plenty of fresh...

A day on the green

The Bendigo Billiard and Snooker Association invites you to attend one of its two open days next weekend. The club has more than 100 members, with a separate billiards and snooker season. The all-ages sport is split up into two seasons, with Monday and Tuesday night...

Storm in finals berth

STRATHFIELDSAYE proved yet again it remains the team to beat after demolishing defending premiers Eaglehawk by 12 goals to secure the first position in the 2019 Bendigo Football Netball League senior footy grand final. The Storm outplayed and outclassed the Borough in...

Win for Zerafa

Jeff Horn was sluggish by his own admission in a ninth round stoppage defeat by Michael Zerafa in the Battle of Bendigo. Moving up to the middleweight division didn’t do Horn any favours as he was trailing on all three judge’s cards prior to Kiwi referee Ferlin Marsh...

Veteran rower heads to world masters

Veteran Bendigo rower Denis Nihill will test himself against the world’s best at next month’s FISA 2019 World Rowing Masters Regatta at Lake Velence, Hungary. The international regatta attracts many former world and Olympic title holders competing in age brackets from...

Hawks bid to upset Storm

EAGLEHAWK will put its premiership defence credentials on the line tomorrow when it takes on flag favourites Strathfieldsaye for the first spot in the 2019 Bendigo Football Netball League senior footy grand final. The Hawks are the only side to defeat the rampaging...


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1993 - 1994
Faith Leech - Swimming
Bob McCaskill - Football
Don Sherman - Lawn Bowls

1994 - 1995
Bernice Boromeo - Lawn Bowls
Arthur Cambridge - Sculling
Greg Goodall - Yachting

1995 - 1996
Margaret Harrison - Croquet
David Kitt - Athletics
Allan Monaghan - Swimming

1996 - 1997
Jack Davey - Athletics
Des Duguid - Boxing
Kel Pell - Tennis

1997 - 1998
jack Trickey - Cycling

1999 - 1999
Alan McDonald - Football

1999 - 2000
Herb Hesse - Lawn Bowls / Cricket

2000 - 2001
Greg Williams - Football

2001 - 2002
Betty Thompson - Netball

2002 - 2003
Ken Wust - Cricket

2003 - 2004
Max Brisbane - Basketball
William 'Stumpy" Turner - Cricket

2004 - 2005
Ron Best - Football

2005 - 2006
John Turner - Cricket
Frank McCaig - Cycling
Colin Fitzgerald - Cycling

2006 - 2007
Glen Thurlow - Water Skiing
Kaye Thurlow - Water Skiing
Brain Cahill - Boxing

2007 - 2008
Len Prior - Golf
Alby Jack - Baseball

2008 - 2009
Sharelle McMahon - netball
Ann Howe - Golf

2009 - 2010
Robert Burns - Cycling
George Daniel - Horse Trainer

2010 - 2011
Kristi Harrower - Baskerball

2011 - 2012
Wayne Walsh - Cricket

2012 - 2013
Bill Fry - Boxing

2013 - 2014
Geoffrey Grenfell - Full Bore Rifle Shooting

2014 - 2015
Glenn Asby - Yachting

2015 - 2016
Judy Scarrott - Tennis

2016 - 2017
Neil Pollock - Cricket and Badminton Administration

2017 - 2018
Ashleigh Donaldson Basketball / Football

2018 - 2019
Ian Ross Lawn Bowls
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