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HUNDREDS of motorcy-
clists will ride through South
Gippsland this Thursday (Octo-
ber 20) during the Barry Sheene
Tribute Ride in the lead-up to
this weekend’s Australian Mo-
torcycle Grand Prix at Phillip
The ride will leave Bairnsdale
at 8.30am and Morwell at 11.30am,
passing through Leongatha via the
Strzelecki Highway, then on to Inver-
loch, Wonthaggi and finishing at the
Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit with a
lap of the famed track.
The ride could arrive in Leongatha
around 12.15pm, then in Inverloch
shortly after 12.30pm.
Motorcycle fans are expected to line
the streets of Mirboo North, Leongatha,
Inverloch and Wonthaggi to watch the
riders pass by, led by a police escort.
The Australian Grand Prix Corpora-
tion has again announced the You Are
My Sunshine (YAMS) Foundation as
the official charity for the race.
With the charity in its fifth consecu-
tive year and racing towards its $1 mil-
lion fundraising goal, YAMS Founda-
tion chairperson Jude Donahoo was
thrilled to name Australian rider, Jack
Miller, as the official charity ambas-
“The finish line is now in sight
and I can’t wait to have Aussie Jack
ROUND 12 Results
Champions d Nads (3:0) 25:18, 30:28, 15:6.
Warriors d Giants (2:0) 25:18, 25:21, 24:25.
Bugs d Saints (2:1) 25:7, 25:11, 22:25, 4:4.
Gems d Albatross (2:1) 25:18, 18:25, 25:14,
HELP d Knights (3:0) 25:12, 25:11, 25:9.
Falcons d Hulls Angels (3:0) 25:21, 25:22,
Panthers d Orsum (3:0) 25:16, 25:14, 25:12.
EIGHT South Coast athletes participated
in round two of Shield competition held
at Casey Fields on Saturday, October
Events included the 100m sprint, 1500m, jav-
elin and long jump.
THIS week was the first regular meeting
of Wonthaggi Little Athletics where ath-
letes are awarded points for their times
As such, all participants recorded initial re-
sults which they can aim to better in the coming
Results can be accessed through the Timing
Solutions website. Athletes who have not yet reg-
istered will not have their results available until
registration has been completed. Registration is
done through the Little Athletics Victoria web-
Unfortunately the track was still very boggy
so the program had to be modified substantially.
Hopefully the track will dry out over the next
month so the track events can be run properly.
If the weather looks unfavourable, parents need
to check the Team App or the Wonthaggi Little
Athletics Facebook page for information about
RESULTS for - 2016
TRV 50m BENCH Pen-
nant - Section E.
Round 3: Lake Gillear
698.018 def by Wangarat-
ta 726.022; Ballarat East B
730.025 d Leongatha B
698.013, Kyabram B 720.019
Best shooter for Round 3 is
Keith Smith (Ballarat East B)
Round 4: Lake Gillear
722.022 (bye), Kyabram
B 725.021 d Leongatha
B 703.012, Ballarat East
B 736.031 d Wangaratta
Best shooter for Round 4 is
Phillip Merigan (Ballarat East
B) with 248.016.
Ballarat East B...............................16
Kyabram B .....................................12
Lake Gillear .....................................8
We shoot Wednesday nights
at 8pm at the rifle club on the
Any inquiries please call
Rob Spratt 5664 2358.
Leongatha small bore rifle results
Sheene tribute ride this Thursday
Hundreds out: many people are expected to line the streets as the Barry Sheene ride hits Leongatha and Inver-
loch this Thursday around lunchtime before heading to Wonthaggi en route to Phillip Island.
Miller, an incredible young talent,
help us reach our $1 million tar-
get at this year’s event,” Jude said.
The Phillip Island not for profit or-
ganisation was established by Jude in
memory of her beloved granddaughter
Khalilla, who tragically lost her battle
with neuroblastoma, a deadly child-
“YAMS Foundation gave me hope
we could make a positive impact to the
lives of those affected. Research has
shown very promising results over the
past five years, increasing the survival
rate from 20 percent to nearly 50 per-
cent, however there’s still a long way
to go,” Jude said.
Rider Jack Miller is stoked to see
Jude only $52,000 away from her ul-
“Being welcomed back as the am-
bassador for the YAMS Foundation for
a second consecutive year is a huge
honour,” he said.
“I am thrilled to continue my sup-
port of YAMS and the work Jude and
her team do. It’s a worthwhile local
charity which helps make a difference
to young children who are affected by
Since the inception of YAMS in
2009, more than $945,000 has been do-
nated toward neuroblastoma research
being undertaken at the Peter MacCal-
lum Cancer Centre.
For more information and to buy
tickets for the race, head online to:
VicRoads is urging all drivers to plan
extra travel time and be aware of in-
creased traffic on the roads ahead of the
Phillip Island MotoGP this weekend.
From Friday, October 21 to Sun-
day, October 23,VicRoads has worked
closely with event organisers to ensure
all road users travel to and from the
VicRoads will be monitoring traffic
flow and road conditions in the lead up
to the event and throughout the dura-
tion of the weekend.
From Sunday, October 23 the ‘blue
line’ treatment will be in place to ca-
ter for the large traffic volumes leaving
Phillip Island after the event.
This will be in place from Phillip
Island Road at the intersection of Back
Beach Road and continues to the Bass
Highway via the new link road.
This treatment improves traffic flow
to accommodate for the increase in
road users heading back to Melbourne
after the event.
VicRoads asks motorists to be mind-
ful of the blue line marking and drive
accordingly to the changed conditions.
Shield round two: Tevuro, Piper, Naomi
and Aliesha competed at Casey Fields.
Left, At the ready: Tevuro competes in the
Kiara Brusamarello: competes in the Girls
Under 12 Triple Jump.
Winding up: Jack Coldebella puts a big effort
in during the Boys Under 8 Turbo Javelin.
Wonthaggi Little Athletics
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