Night hunters

You may have noticed a sharp increase in owl numbers lately – that’s because we’re feeding them well. Eastern barnyard owls’ favourite dish is mice and rats – and we happen to have them in spades. I was recently told a mouse travels an average of 3km an evening. I wish they would travel that […]

Still playing the waiting game

I am back this week to talk a bit about the analog year I chose in January early this year – the year of 2006. There are many ways to try to forecast – the most obvious one is to use climate models and hope they are correct. I am different as I use analog […]

Ready for Country Champs

Clare Medical Centre has once again got behind the North Eastern Netball Association’s country championships side, providing warm up tops for the squad. Pictured are (back from left) Emma Shattock (BBH), Sharyn Roberts 17U Coach (BBH), Tod Owen (CMC), Sue Dobbs NENA Country Champs Coordinator), Michael Nugent (CMC), Katie Liebelt A Grade coach (SC), Alyssa […]

Ramettes hold onto third spot

Virginia (48) def Long Plains (40) Long Plains came to play for points against a strong Virginia side in what Virginia coach, Schae Trask, described as a very close call. Virginia was without Jessica Hurst, who has been playing extremely well this season, but Mikaela Purdie returned to the court after being out with injury […]

Tiger’s second-half rally

After a very even first half at Roo Park, one side had to crack after half time and on this occasion it was Orroroo that buckled. Southern Flinders took control over what was a persistent Orroroo to eventually run out 21-point winners in a hard-fought contest. The Roos goaled from the opening bounce when skipper […]

Breathtaking Roosters turn it on

AT Rooster Park, ten goals to leading full forward Dan Hill set Crystal Brook up nicely for a breathtaking 31.24 (210) to 3.10 (28) win over Jamestown-Peterborough. The young inexperienced Magpies did not know what to do next as they were being swamped by red and white guernseys. The Pies went inside their own 50 […]

Hawks by 88 points at Burra

The RSMU Hawks never had too much of a problem getting  over the BBH Rams at Burra on Saturday smacking the locals by 88 points. The Hawks kicked north in the first quarter and they had their fair share of the footy, but they squandered opportunities in front of goal with Craig Mullins, Josh Vater […]

BSR: Seven starts, seven wins

THE BSR Tigers completed the first seven rounds of the 2017 season undefeated with a 44-point victory over the South Clare Demons at Spalding on Saturday. BSR won the toss, kicked north and Tom Wilsdon converted the opening goal for the day from 35 metres out with four minutes gone after marking a pass from […]

Meyer coaching North Eastern

ALL roads lead to Gladstone this Saturday, with Paul Meyer (pictured top, right) coaching North Eastern in their quest to regain the Landmark Cup. After taking home the inaugural Landmark Cup in 2007 from Snowtown, the North Eastern Football League won again the following year at Balaklava and in 2013, they won the cup for […]

Cats silence critics winning 3 straight

Against the odds Blyth/Snowtown has won three games on the trot, with their latest victim being the Southern Saints by 42 points at Eudunda on Saturday. Eudunda/Robertstown kicked south in the first term with the aid of a slight breeze in bright conditions and they attacked with 2 minutes gone, but Kane Schulz missed a […]