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Young ruck still blitzing

Geelong coach Chris Scott says he is still impressed with the improvement in young ruck weapon, Mark Blicavs. “We couldn’t be happier really. If we’re...

AFL announces ‘commission’ to oversee local footy

A new commission will oversee "community-based" football in the Barwon region, the AFL has announced. The nine-member AFL Barwon Region Commission would be one of...

Cats seek fast start to overcome Blues

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN GEELONG could easily have been in Carlton’s position and fighting for its first win, Cats coach Chris Scott has conceded. “We’re not...

Weightlifter’s case set for global sport court

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN THE case of Geelong weightlifter Daniel Koum appears headed for an international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Mr Koum was alleged...

Quiksilver jobs ‘safe’ amid lacklustre overseas trade

TORQUAY surfwear giant Quiksilver has posted nine per cent revenue losses in its regional breakdown of quarterly earnings, according to a report released last...

More kids ‘sticking up’ for hockey

JUNIOR hockey is experiencing a growth spurt as Geelong’s biggest club prepares for the 2013 season. Newtown Hockey Club’s Claire Barnes said numbers in the...

Big Cats sink teeth into fund-raiser for kids

THE CATS are putting their buns on the line to raise money for a charity helping kids with brain damage. Trent West sank his teeth...

Leaders call on golfers to play for McKellar Centre

THE leaders of two of the region’s biggest organisations have called for entries to an annual golf day raising money for Geelong’s McKellar Centre. Mayor...

Local kids in swim benefits study

BABIES and pre-schoolers who learn to swim reach developmental milestones ahead of land-restricted peers, according to a study involving local children. Griffith University researchers included...

Head knocks could force retirement, says Cat coach

CONCERN over brain injuries from concussions could finish an AFL player’s career, Geelong Cats assistant coach Dale Amos has conceded. But Amos said he believed...

3000-plus entries make multisport a ‘huge success’

GEELONG Multisport Festival attracted more than 3000 participants over an “extremely successful” three days, according to organisers. USM Events’ Courtney Akrigg praised the Geelong community...

Tayla’s sacrifice

Swinger: Tayla shows her batting style.ERIN PEARSONSOFTBALL champion Tayla Supple will spend Christmas on a plane as she travels around South Africa for the...

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Supreme court threat in ‘bizarre’ fight for documents

A councillor's fight for "secret" shire documents could go all the way to the Supreme Court, she said yesterday. Heather Wellington raised the court option...