Blues on the brink

DISTRICT HASTINGS is on the verge of winning its first game of the season after a good opening day against Rye in MPCA District. On the back of some ordinary form, Hastings was justifiably sent into ...

Islanders, Eagle go down to the wire

PENINSULA THE MPCA Peninsula match between Long Island and Somerville will go down to the wire after 13 wickets fell on the opening day of their clash at Ballam Park. Somerville won the toss and elec...

Brad tons have Dogs primed

PROVINCIAL MORNINGTON’S Brad McDonald and Brad Wilson have placed their team in a commanding position in MPCA Provincial after both scoring centuries against Pearcedale. Sam Wiese left the middle aft...

The Saints go marching on

SUB-DISTRICT BALNARRING’S dominant start to the season continued on Saturday against Frankston YCW in MPCA Sub-District. The Saints have continued to march on, batting first and scoring 257 against l...

Cigarettes wanted for front line soldiers

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn “PLEASE keep on sending us all the cigarettes you can”, was the message received the other day from a commanding officer at the front by the Over-Seas Club Southern Club To...

Whole Lotta Rosie comes to town

The fiercest line up of Aussie rockers will be heading to the peninsula to play the best of AC/DC! Whole Lotta Rosie is going to electrify crowds as they tear up the stage belting out the classic AC/...

‘Polly’s’ jumper makes its mark

JOHN Schultz knows a thing or two about football jumpers. He’s grabbed plenty as their wearers flashed past on the footy field. But he also knows they were once the best thing to keep you warm in the...

Visitor centre ‘on move’

THE modern use of smartphone apps and services have been blamed for the axing of an award-winning visitors information centre on Frankston’s foreshore. Councillors voted behind closed doors after thi...

Birds, a satirist’s ‘natural’ quarry

JOHN Clarke made a name for himself as a stalker of politicians and hypocrites. He managed to pour scorn with a twinkle in his eye and a half smile, leaving his target little choice but to respond in...