Pages tagged "Sport"

Inaugural Sports President evening a great success

Joanne Ryan, yesterday, launched her inaugural Sports President evening at the Werribee Football Club.

‘As a netball coach and through the various sporting activities of my sons, I know it is important to recognise the vital work by so many volunteers, to make our local sporting clubs the success they...

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Jags Premier League 2014 Grand Final Night

I would like to pay my respects to the traditional owners, the Woiwurung and Wathaurung people and their elders past and present.

I’d like to welcome you all to what is going to become an increasing important day in our local sporting calendar.

Our region has historically participated in outstanding sporting...

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Melbourne International Horse Trials

One of the great attributes we have in my electorate of Lalor is

Werribee Park and its surrounds, home to the Werribee Open Range Zoo and the National Equestrian Centre Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Melbourne International Horse Trials held at the centre.

I was thrilled to...

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Netball Australia Grand Final

I stand here today proudly wearing my Victorian navy blue and my Vixens' scarf. There is much excitement about a rugby league match happening tonight, but the real state-on-state action will happen in Melbourne on Sunday. Melbourne Vixens, led by the great Bianca Chatfield, will face off against Queensland Firebirds,...

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I rise today with pleasure to pay tribute to a sport that has delivered enormous social good for over a century in communities across our nation. Netball taught me, and thousands like me, the importance of team, the thrill of winning and the lows of defeat from a contest-by-contest as...

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Local sport

I would like to speak today about my local VFL club, the Werribee Tigers and, in particular, a very important community program they run—the Wyndham Sporting Opportunities Project. The Werribee Tigers are a growing footy club. Having survived threats of closure in the past, they continue to seek to expand...

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