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Young debutante stars for victorious Hoppers

A grade. Colbinabbin 71 def Elmore 20. THE weather for the A grade game was glorious.. The Hoppers, although taking a minute or two to get going, soon got a jump on the Bloods, and continued to consolidate throughout the game.. Jessie Geary was very

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Campaspe News
Apr 25 2017
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Rochy is back on track for 2017 First up loss, but coach is happy

ROCHESTER has continued to ramp up its preparation for the new football season with a practice match against Bendigo Football League outfit Strathfieldsaye.. The Tigers impressed in the first half before falling to a 91-82 defeat, but coach James

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
Sport

Hills add depth to Hoppers line-up

HILL has become quite the well-known family name around Colbinabbin Football Club.. The five Hill brothers — Luke, 33, Tim, 31, Tom, 28, Seth, 26, and Daniel, 19 — have green running through their blood.. All five played their junior footy

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Apr 25 2017
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Rain tops up tallies

Big falls of rain were recorded across northern and western Victoria on Friday and Saturday.. Echuca has recorded about 80mm for April, after about 60mm fell on Friday.. The rain tapered off towards the north-east, but Shepparton has already

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Bumper harvest under way

The largest Riverina rice harvest in three years is under way, with SunRice expecting more than 800000tonnes to be harvested — an increase of more than 200 per cent from last year.. SunRice’s Australian Grain Services grower services and

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Probe site selection is critical

A soil moisture probe is critical ahead of winter planting and irrigation planning.. Growers and agronomists are generally becoming more adept at using soil capacitance probes and interpretive software to assess paddock moisture levels.. Yet site

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Dairy

The girls are clever and kind

Where did you get Peanut?. One of our friends had a litter and asked if we wanted another pup. A friend called her a peanut and the name stuck.. What’s she like?. Doesn’t have a bad streak in her at all. She’s about as friendly as you can get

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Growers urged to watch for rot

Stay vigilant is the message being offered to wheat growers across NSW and Queensland looking to minimise the threat of crown rot infection this season.. It’s no casual reminder — crown rot is one of the most serious disease threats to winter

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
News

Decentralisation push

Federal Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash has laid down the law to federal departments, telling them to pack up for the country or provide a reasonable reason why they should stay in a capital city.. Speaking at the National Press Club last

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Apr 26 2017
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Creative ideas in Elmore

The final ‘Exploring the Campaspe Workshop: Object Narratives’ with Robyn Ballinger will be held next month in Elmore.. Dr Ballinger believes people don’t often look in their own backyard for inspiration, but when they do, they turn up myriad

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
News

Undera remembers fallen heros- Gallery

The farming community of Undera remembered the fallen at a memorial created at Undera Primary School two years ago. . About 120 people turned out for the short service. The memorial wall records the stories of 10 Undera men who have returned as well

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Earth mite warning

Scientists have for the first time discovered insecticide resistance in redlegged earth mites in the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s southern cropping region.. Recent laboratory studies on several earth mite populations in South

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Water

Weir level falls

Water levels in the Torrumbarry weir pool are expected to vary between May and August in an effort to help the health of river banks.. The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is advising landholders, river users and boat owners to adjust their pumps

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Livestock

Strong sale results

Reiland Angus achieved 100 per cent clearance at its autumn bull sale last week in Tumut, seeing 65 bulls sold, with two bulls selling for a top price of $18000 each.. The sale drew more than 45 buyers from across the Riverina, NSW southern slopes

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Livestock

Wool fair returns

The annual Strong Wool Sheep and Wool Fair will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Benalla Showgrounds on May 7.. Started in 1988 by the late Rob Hull, a prominent Romney sheep breeder, the show is run by the Strong Wool Breeders Association and

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
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'Lucky' no deaths after Qld boat capsizes

Queensland police say it's "very lucky" no one died after a boat overturned in the waters off Brisbane.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Tas man sets girlfriend alight: police

A young woman is in a critical condition with burns to half her body after her Hobart boyfriend allegedly deliberately set her alight.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Thomas steps down as Ardent Leisure CEO

Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure has announced the surprise end of CEO Deborah Thomas's brief tenure.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Demand for workers comes off the boil

Job advertisements posted on the internet declined 0.6 per cent in March, for an annual rise of just 0.9 per cent.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Party merger a natural fit: Bernardi

Senator Cory Bernardi has confirmed his Australian Conservatives party will swallow Family First, but the latter's new senator is not part of the merger.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017

AFL Woolworths Mark of the Year nominations - Round five, 2017

AFL Woolworths Mark of the Year nominations - Round five, 2017

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AFL Coates Hire Goal of the Year nominations - Round five, 2017

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US sets up missile defence in SKorea

South Korea says it's made progress on setting up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence system, or THAAD, as the North displayed its military power.

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Apr 26 2017
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Inflation returns to RBA's target band

Consumer prices rose 0.5 per cent in the March quarter and 2.1 per cent annually, putting consumer price rises in line with the Reserve Bank's forecasts.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Mehajer pleads not guilty to assaults

Former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a taxi driver and a TV news reporter earlier this month.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
News

US positions SKorea anti-missile defence

The United States and South Korea have agreed to deploy the THAAD anti-missile system in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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