Sport

No joy

Yarroweyah’s A-grade netballers suffered a heartbreaking defeat against a new opponent in Katamatite at the weekend, going down 25-20 in a tense affair.. Gallant all day, the contest ebbed and flowed in wintry conditions, with goals hard to

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 20 2018
Sport

Country footy clubs — there’s nothing quite like them

Moving to a new town without any established connections, one question I kept asking myself was, ‘‘how am I going to meet people here?’’. It was a question that kept playing on my mind in the weeks before I left Melbourne and

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 20 2018
Sport

Experience shows in the rain

They huffed and puffed and threatened to blow the house down in miserable conditions, but a late surge by powerhouse club Nathalia prevented Cobram from claiming a memorable victory in the MFL.. With blankets of rain sweeping across Nathalia’s

by
Patrick Tansey
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Hopes are high for Hoppers

It has been a bleak few years on the field for the Yarroweyah Football Netball Club, but one man who has been a beacon of light in tumultuous times is the club’s star centre half-forward, Andrew Jones.. After arriving at the club as an excited

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Tigers relish...

Cobram’s A-grade side has continued its encouraging start to the MNL season, trouncing a hapless Nathalia in extremely trying conditions.. With rain a constant throughout, clean ball handling was difficult and quick movement around the court

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Dogs savour big win in...

Seniors. Strathmerton 13.11 (89). d Mathoura 1.5 (11). In weather which was in stark contrast to the previous week, Strathmerton welcomed Mathoura for the PDFL round two clash.. The extremely windy conditions made efficient ball movement difficult

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Hawks are flying -...

Barooga now has two wins on the trot in the MFL, scrapping its way to a hard-fought victory over a much-improved Rumbalara side.. Faced with shocking conditions, the Hawks could have almost killed the game off in the first quarter but they were

by
Patrick Tansey
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Chances slip by for Barooga

While the score may have blown out in the last quarter to suggest a heavy defeat, an undermanned Barooga could take pride in its performance against a Rumbalara side widely predicted to be one of the stronger teams in the MFNL A-grade netball

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Frustrating day on the pitch

Cobram Roar endured a frustrating afternoon against Albury City on Sunday, running out of legs in the second half to go down 4-2.. The game began as brightly as coach Bill Puckett could have hoped for, as Greg Simmons and Sean Willis both found the

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Dogs lose close round one contest

Strathmerton travelled to Deniliquin in perfect conditions for the season opener, but it was not the start to the year the club was hoping for.. From the first bounce the new-look Deniliquin outfit looked formidable, winning centre clearances and

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Junior Bushrangers...

Several exciting youngsters from Cobram and surrounding towns have been busy pitting their football skills against some of Victoria’s most talented junior footballers, representing the Murray Bushrangers’ under-16 development side

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Juniors hit the big...

Cobram’s junior soccer players walked in the footsteps of their heroes when they played at AAMI Park at the weekend.. The Junior Soccer Association players travelled to the big smoke for Melbourne City’s final home game of the season

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Up-and-down round

Strathmerton netballers took on Deniliquin in the opening round.. Here is what the coaches had to say about the opening matches.. A-grade. Deniliquin 54 d. Strathmerton 30. It was a tough match for the first game of the season in hot conditions

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 12 2018
Sport

New-look side shows improvement

The Picola and District Football League has taken on a new identity and so has Yarroweyah, with a rejuvenated bunch of Hoppers taking it right up to Jerilderie at the weekend.. The Hoppers got away to a flyer in the first quarter against a young

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 12 2018
Sport

Downie stars as Hawks soar

While football is very much a team sport, one man in particular made a world of difference in Barooga’s first victory of the season over last year’s grand-finalist Numurkah.. Tyrone Downie, considered by many to be the most outstanding

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 11 2018
Sport

Hear them roar - Cobram’s strong start continues with big...

Cobram has continued its strong start to the Murray Football League season, blowing Echuca United away with a dominant last-quarter performance.. With both teams feeling each other out in a largely uninspiring first term, Cobram took a five-point

by
Patrick Tansey
Apr 11 2018
Sport

Cowboy dreams

Almost 2500 people packed Barooga Recreation Reserve at the weekend as the Australian Professional Rodeo Association hit town.. Bucking broncos and barrel racing were on the cards as the country’s best cowboys and cowgirls impressed the masses

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 06 2018
Sport

Yarroweyah ready to...

Yarroweyah football netball club will launch its 2018 season at the Kenny Rd complex on Saturday against Jerilderie.. It’s been a busy off season for the club with new coaches Geoff Benson and Andrew Jones rallying the players on the football

by
Courier Cobram
Apr 05 2018
Sport

Hawks win close...

For two teams that struggled in the Murray Football Netball League last year, the round one A-Grade netball clash between Cobram and Barooga loomed as important one for both sides to establish confidence for the rest of season 2018.. They both would

by
Patrick Tansey
Apr 05 2018
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