Call for girls with something to say

Young trailblazers across rural SA will have an opportunity to win a once-in-a-lifetime ‘Power Trip’ to the nation’s capital through Country to Canberra’s prestigious 2017 Leadership Competition. Now in it’s fourth year, the competition prize will award at least 10 young rural Australian women with a chance to rub shoulders with politicians and CEOs, leadership […]

The plough in a drum

It was 1974 when Roundup (glyphosate) was first introduced onto the world market. Its impact on agriculture since then could easily be compared with the introduction of the Ridley Stripper (that’s a piece of farm machinery, by the way) and later the traction engine (tractor). As far as herbicides go, the worldwide positive results from […]

Burra youngsters win a close contest

Under 14 Balaklava 0 drew with Burra 0 Best players: Balaklava – Eli Battistessa, Lachlan Smulders, Kasey Cunningham; Burra – Jasper Weatherstone, Lucas Williams, Bradtke Stockman. Burra 3 def Clare 2 Goals: Burra – Jed Devine 2, Lucas Williams; Clare – Bizi Cornwell, Amelia Cricchiola Best players: Burra – Harrison Williams, Lucas Williams, Jed Devine […]

Mallala hosts Super Kart meet

Mallala Motor Sport Park hosted a Super Kart Race Meeting on Sunday, July 30, including Regularity Round 5 and Round 2 Open Wheelers. The Adelaide Kart Club was formed in 1971, when the go-kart club of South Australia wanted to promote long circuit kart racing. This is how Mallala Motorsport Park became Adelaide Super Kart home […]

Virginia in fourth after cliffhanger

With the finals fast approaching, fourth place remains up for grabs with just three rounds remaining. It seems Balaklava and Mallala will more than likely head into finals in first and second spot, and after Two Wells drawing with Balaklava last week for a handy bonus point, it has put itself in a good position […]

Roos gallant but Brook too classy overall

Crystal Brook 13-14 (92) defeated Orroroo 5-5 (35) THE players were presented with very windy conditions for the start of the game at Crystal Brook on Saturday. The home side won the toss and elected to kick with the assistance of the 60km/h breeze. Orroroo managed to bottle the game up during the first term […]

Lions take it up to top four fancies

Southern Flinders 9-14 (68) defeated BMW 7-7 (49) Southern Flinders travelled to Booleroo Centre on a very windy Saturday afternoon to take on the winless Lions. BMW was sharp early and held a narrow 9-point lead at the first break. 1/4 time SF 0-4 (4) trailed BMW 2-1 (13) The Tigers responded after the break […]

Roosters back with a bang

THE North Clare Roosters got their finals push back on track at Clare on Saturday, demolishing the BBH Rams by a whopping 130 points. Coming off an upset loss at Robertstown the week before, North won the toss and kicked south with the aid of a three-goal wind and Troy Hatt threaded the footy through […]

Hynes nails nine as Hawks swoop

Damian Hynes (right) nailed nine goals at Manoora on Saturday as the RSMU Hawks swooped on a Min/Man Eagles line-up to win by a staggering 174 points. Jack Connell got the show on the road for the visitors, getting his game off to the ideal start by booting the opening goal, Hynes kicked truly nailing […]

Demons consolidate finals spot

THE South Clare Demons consolidated their final four spot with a 23-point win over the Blyth/Snowtown Cats at Blyth on Saturday. The Cats won the toss and kicked south with the aid of a five-goal gale howling out of the north with the threat of moisture on the horizon and they went straight into attack […]