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Factory cannabis crop uncovered
Bay 93.9
Two men from Melbourne have been charged over a $1 million drug bust in North Geelong. Police from the Geelong Divisional Response Unit raided a Kim Court factory yesterday afternoon, uncovering an elaborate hydroponic set-up containing more than ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:31:31 AEDT1487723491
Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
The News International
Dickwella was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire's decision” during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:56:55 AEDT1487721415
Jail over station car park break-ins
Bay 93.9
Car window station thefts Dec 16 A man has been jailed and fined over a spate of car break-ins at three Geelong train station carparks. The 25-year-old from Newtown and his 17-year-old alleged co-offender were both arrested during a police raid at a ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:56:07 AEDT1487710567
Firespotters on alert as mercury climbs again
Bay 93.9
FIRESPOTTER FOR WED ONLINE 2 A Total Fire Ban is now in force across Geelong, Werribee and the Surf Coast as CFA crews brace for a hot windy day ahead of a late change. Today's fire danger rating for the Central region is listed as severe, with ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:56:07 AEDT1487710567
Dickwella suspended for two matches
The Island.lk (subscription)
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel which relates to "showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:09:35 AEDT1487707775
Esther ties the knot
Bay 93.9
esther anderson news idea via instagram A Geelong-raised TV star has returned home to tie the knot to her British beau. A woman's magazine has published photos of Esther Anderson and Howard Moggs getting married at Terindah Estate on the Bellarine ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:07:32 AEDT1487707652
$1m drug bust in North Geelong
Bay 93.9
Three drug busts in two days across Geelong has led to the arrests of five people and the seizure of hundreds of cannabis plants. The first hydro set-up was found on Monday morning by police called to a burglary in Belmont. Investigators arrived in ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:36:38 AEDT1487705798
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Gulf Times
Dickwella was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire's decision” during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30% of his match fee. If a player ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:33:00 AEDT1487705580
ICC suspends Sri Lanka's Dickwella for misconduct
Eyewitness News
Dickwella was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire's decision” during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30% of his match fee. If a player ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:09:20 AEDT1487696960
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:56:56 AEDT1487689016
Jockey Michael Walker ruled out indefinitely with injury - Racingbase
Racingbase.com
New Zealand-born jockey Michael Walker has been struck down with yet another physical injury that has him out of the saddle for an indefinite period.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:52:56 AEDT1487681576
Sri Lanka's Dickwella banned after T20 dissent
Business Standard
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for taunting Dickwella over the dismissal in Geelong. Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:17:13 AEDT1487679433
Sri Lanka's Dickwella banned after T20 dissent
Outlook India
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for taunting Dickwella over the dismissal in Geelong. Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:06:23 AEDT1487678783
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Himalayan Times
GEELONG: Sri Lanka opener Niroshan Dickwella has been banned for two limited-over matches after his latest breach of ICC code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday. Dickwella was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:02:38 AEDT1487678558
Carpet maker Godfrey Hirst on the block; Greenhill on board
The Australian Financial Review
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard visits the Godfrey Hirst carpet manufacturing plant in Geelong in 2011. Jason South. by; Sarah Thompson · Anthony Macdonald · Joyce Moullakis. Investment bank Greenhill is in the market seeking a buyer for the ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:59:17 AEDT1487678357
Stanlake ready for SL, and superstars beyond
cricket.com.au
Australia quick Billy Stanlake has revealed he felt "pretty down" on himself after his international Twenty20 debut last Friday night, but the towering fast bowler says he has quickly put the tough start behind him and is eyeing his next challenges. It ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:56:08 AEDT1487678168
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
The Kathmandu Post
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:19:42 AEDT1487675982
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for showing dissent
The Express Tribune
Dickwella was adjudged to have shown dissent when he “kicked the turf and looked at his shoulder for a prolonged period of time” after pausing to view the replay following his dismissal in Geelong, the ICC added. Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:43:34 AEDT1487673814
Sri Lanka's Dickwella suspended after T20 dissent
ARY NEWS
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for taunting Dickwella over the dismissal in Geelong. Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:20:56 AEDT1487668856
Lankan batsman banned after T20 dissent
Prothom Alo (English)
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for taunting Dickwella over the dismissal in Geelong. Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:11:17 AEDT1487664677
Schutt relishing her exclusive SSFBU
cricket.com.au
Seamer Schutt was joined by four frontline spinners in the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars line-up in Melbourne and Geelong, with selectors opting for a new-look bowling attack to make the most of the abundance of in-form spinners at their disposal.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:10:32 AEDT1487664632
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Pakistan Today
Dickwella was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire's decision” during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:06:08 AEDT1487664368
Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC
Cricket World
The decision to ban comes after the 23-year-old showed dissent at an umpire's decision following his dismissal in the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong. For his action of kicking the turf and pointing out his shoulder when he ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:01:33 AEDT1487664093
Australia aim to avoid second T20I whitewash on home soil
Cricbuzz
Sri Lanka conjured a remarkable victory in Geelong spearheaded by Asela Gunarathna's heroics and the win was celebrated in gusto by a slew of hardy fans. With such a large expatriate base in Victoria, the matches at the MCG and Kardinya Park felt ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:57:23 AEDT1487663843
Sri Lanka's Dickwella suspended for two limited-over matches
New Kerala
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to showing dissent at an umpires ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:42:16 AEDT1487662936
Carbon-fibre future for Aussie industry
Motoring
Yesterday's announcement of a 'wet spinning line' at Waurn Ponds, near Geelong, marks a new phase in local manufacturing, according to partners CSIRO and Deakin University. The new facility can produce carbon fibre on an industrial scale, making ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:13 AEDT1487662453
Dangerous pursuit, but alleged teen bail breacher bailed again
Bay 93.9
A teenager charged with breaching bail after a police pursuit through Geelong, Werribee and Colac, has again been granted bail. At least two pursuits were sparked in Werribee and Geelong last Thursday night before both were called off due to dangerous ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:29:49 AEDT1487662189
Sri Lanka's Dickwella banned after T20 dissent
SAMAA TV
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for taunting Dickwella over the dismissal in Geelong. Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:15:55 AEDT1487661355
Sri Lanka's Dickwella suspended for two limited-over matches
indiablooms
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:14:29 AEDT1487661269
Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
India Today
(Latest Cricket stories). Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:12:52 AEDT1487661172
Sri Lanka's Dickwella receives two-match ban for another misconduct
India.com
... Feb.21 (ANI): Sri Lanka opener Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after he was found guilty of 'showing dissent at an umpire's decision' during Sunday's second T20I of the three-match series against Australia in Geelong.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:11:46 AEDT1487661106
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
DunyaNews Pakistan
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:58:41 AEDT1487660321
Cricket: Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
The Daily Star
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:53:31 AEDT1487660011
Cricket: Sri Lanka's Dickwella banned after T20 dissent
Yahoo Cricket (blog)
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine was fined 15 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for taunting Dickwella over the dismissal in Geelong. Dickwella was punished after he paused to view the replay, kicked the turf and stared over his ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:50:00 AEDT1487659800
Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella Gets Two-Match Ban for Dissent
News18
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:46:44 AEDT1487659604
Was pretty down on myself after the game: Billy Stanlake
Cricbuzz
With the 22-year-old watching from the sidelines in Geelong, Australia suffered an inglorious defeat with Sri Lanka somehow chasing down 174 despite being in tatters at 40 for 5 early in their innings. With only pride to play for in the series finale ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:37:26 AEDT1487659046
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Channel NewsAsia
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:35:40 AEDT1487658940
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Yahoo News
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:27:54 AEDT1487658474
Cricket-Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Yahoo Sports
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:27:53 AEDT1487658473
Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Reuters
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:26:00 AEDT1487658360
Cricket-Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct
Daily News & Analysis
Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee. If a player ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:24:19 AEDT1487658259
ICC suspends Sri Lanka's Dickwella
cricket.com.au
Dickwella had made his way to 14 in the early stages of his side's incredible run chase at Geelong's Kardinia Park, when he was given out caught behind by Tim Paine from the bowling of James Faulkner. The left-hander had been looking to scoop the ball ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:19:49 AEDT1487657989
$1 million drug bust in North Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police have raided a home in North Geelong today and uncovered a commercial quantity of cannabis. Authorities attended the home on Kim Road in North Geelong, and reportedly discovered 337 cannabis plants worth around $1 million. Two men have been ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:18:26 AEDT1487657906
Niroshan Dickwella suspended for two limited-overs game
Cricbuzz
"During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to "showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:17:07 AEDT1487657827
Niroshan Dickwella suspended for two matches
nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong last Sunday. The article relates to “showing dissent at an ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:15:29 AEDT1487657729
Dickwella suspended by ICC for 2 limited-over matches
Daily Mirror
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:00:13 AEDT1487656813
CSIRO breaks new ground producing Carbon Fibre in Australia at scale
EFTM
That supercar you drool over, those Formula One cars out on the track, many plane parts and military applications around the world all use one important ingredient – carbon fibre. Until now, there was no Aussie manufacturing facility – the CSIRO have ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:58:08 AEDT1487656688
Aus firm takes flexible working to next level
Lawyers Weekly
In a move to accommodate Mr Manche and his family, the firm has rolled out the new Geelong office which allows Mr Manche to operate out of his home base, while being equipped with the technology required to stay connected with the Melbourne office.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:47:15 AEDT1487656035
Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC for 2 limited-over matches
Cricket Country
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:42:00 AEDT1487655720
Sri Lanka's Dickwella suspended for two limited-over matches
International Cricket Council
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire's ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:37:16 AEDT1487655436
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$1m drug bust in North Geelong
Bay 93.9
Three drug busts in two days across Geelong has led to the arrests of five people and the seizure of hundreds of cannabis plants. The first hydro set-up was found on Monday morning by police called to a burglary in Belmont. Investigators arrived in ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:36:38 AEDT1487705798
$1 million drug bust in North Geelong
Bay 93.9
Police have raided a home in North Geelong today and uncovered a commercial quantity of cannabis. Authorities attended the home on Kim Road in North Geelong, and reportedly discovered 337 cannabis plants worth around $1 million. Two men have been ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:18:26 AEDT1487657906
Appleton, Luxford take Geelong 70.3
Slowtwitch
Appleton and fellow Aussie Josh Amberger battled tooth and nail through the swim and the bike legs before Appleton carved out a slim lead on the run to finish in 3:49:41 with a 48 seconds margin of victory over Amberger and 2:08 over 3rd place Dan ...
Appleton and Luxford take Ironman 70.3 Geelong titlesTriathlonWorld.com
Appleton the pick of the bunch at Ironman 70.3 GeelongTrizone
Sam's the man...justBay 93.9
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:56:14 AEDT1487469374
Southern Stars lose to New Zealand in second Twenty20 in rainy Geelong
ABC Online
The Southern Stars fall eight runs short of New Zealand's revised total after the Aussies lose three wickets in the final over of their Twenty20 chase at a rain-soaked Kardinia Park. New Zealand had initially scored 101 from their 20 overs and rain ...
Australia Women seek series wrap in GeelongCricbuzz
NZ women win rain-interrupted T20NZCity
Poised Peterson seizes unlikely momentcricket.com.au
ESPNcricinfo.com
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:01:15 AEDT1487487675
Jail over station car park break-ins
Bay 93.9
Car window station thefts Dec 16 A man has been jailed and fined over a spate of car break-ins at three Geelong train station carparks. The 25-year-old from Newtown and his 17-year-old alleged co-offender were both arrested during a police raid at a ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:56:07 AEDT1487710567
Esther ties the knot
Bay 93.9
esther anderson news idea via instagram A Geelong-raised TV star has returned home to tie the knot to her British beau. A woman's magazine has published photos of Esther Anderson and Howard Moggs getting married at Terindah Estate on the Bellarine ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:07:32 AEDT1487707652
Russell Kennedy expands to Geelong with flexible work arrangement
Australasian Lawyer
Manche was reportedly keen to join the Melbourne and Canberra firm, but was hesitant to join at the expense of his young Geelong-based family. Russell Kennedy then secured office space Manche can use from an accounting and business advisory firm in ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:03:20 AEDT1487541800
Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I in Geelong: As It Happened
News18
Preview: Australia will look to make a strong comeback after Chamara Kapugedera smashed a four off the last ball to give Sri Lanka a thrilling five-wicket victory over Australia in the first Twenty20 International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.
Geelong (Australia), Feb 19 (AFP) Scoreboard in theOutlook India
Australia vs Sri Lanka, Live Streaming on Hotstar: 2nd T20I at GeelongCricket Country
Jumpers out for T20, IronmanBay 93.9
ESPNcricinfo.com -Daily News & Analysis
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:19:22 AEDT1487506762
Firespotters on alert as mercury climbs again
Bay 93.9
FIRESPOTTER FOR WED ONLINE 2 A Total Fire Ban is now in force across Geelong, Werribee and the Surf Coast as CFA crews brace for a hot windy day ahead of a late change. Today's fire danger rating for the Central region is listed as severe, with ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:56:07 AEDT1487710567
Geelong Grammar vows to learn from past mishandling of child sexual abuse claims
ABC Online
One of Victoria's most prestigious private schools, Geelong Grammar, has vowed to learn from its mistakes in handling allegations of child sexual abuse. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has handed down its report ...
Geelong Grammar head did not act: inquiryYahoo7 News
Geelong Grammar took no steps to protect students after abuse reports, says inquiryThe Guardian
Geelong Grammar principal failed to act on abuse: royal commissionWarrnambool Standard
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:30:24 AEDT1487071824
Reedy Lake just a bit too.. err.. reedy
Bay 93.9
reedy lake wikipedia Just weeks before the start of another controversial duck shooting season, water levels in a popular local lake are being dropped. The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority is worried about 'dominant reeds' taking over Reedy ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:35:26 AEDT1487709326
Why your next supercar could wear a “Made in Geelong” badge
Wheels Magazine
YOUR next high-end sports car could feature seats, wheels and even a complete body built from carbonfibre parts all made in Geelong. The former home of Ford in Australia is fast shaping up as a carbonfibre heavyweight, with the CSIRO announcing today ...
New funding to support carbon fibre manufacturing in Geelong ...Manufacturers' Monthly
Australia now a carbon fibre manufacturer - Motor MagazineMotor Magazine
Carbon-fibre future for Aussie industryMotoring
CarAdvice -EFTM -PerformanceDrive
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:50:06 AEDT1487569806
Man charged over Colac baby death
Bay 93.9
The accused killer of an eight-week-old baby boy will return to court in Geelong in April. 27-year-old Scott Robert Hammond was yesterday charged over the 2011 death. The infant passed away in hospital eight-days after being taken in unconscious from a ...
Man charged over death of 8wo baby at Colac six years agoABC Local
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:01:41 AEDT1487620901
East strengthens coaching staff
Bay 93.9
East Geelong has beefed up its coaching structure as it turns its attention to developing the club's next crop of young guns. Second-year coach Shane Bailey will share the role with St Albans recruit Ruben Vesikuru, former player Drew Laughlin has come ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:41:06 AEDT1487619666
Spirit of Anzac: a moving, must see experience - bay 93.9 Geelong
Bay 93.9
gunner Geelong's contribution to World War One features in a stunning new exhibition that opens at The Arena today. The Spirit of Anzac exhibition is nearing ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:53:35 AEDT1487624015
Dangerous pursuit, but alleged teen bail breacher bailed again
Bay 93.9
A teenager charged with breaching bail after a police pursuit through Geelong, Werribee and Colac, has again been granted bail. At least two pursuits were sparked in Werribee and Geelong last Thursday night before both were called off due to dangerous ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:29:49 AEDT1487662189
Locals to have say on Torquay's Town Centre
Bay 93.9
A plan is being put together to look at the future development of the wider Gilbert Street area. The Surf Coast Shire says community input is a key part of the plan, with a drop-in session being held tonight between 5pm and 7pm at Tapas Cafe. Locals ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:23:19 AEDT1487708599
Geelong region top suburbs for land sales
Domain News
The Geelong region's robust housing market is being reflected in rising land sales with increasing demand particularly for coastal suburbs. The top five suburbs for land sales in the Geelong region reported over the sixth months ending December 2016 ...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:14:20 AEDT1487211260
Investigations begin into airport plane tragedy
Bay 93.9
PLane smoke The US Consulate is helping the family members of four American tourists who were killed in a fiery plane crash at Essendon airport. The group and their pilot died when their twin-engine plane hit the Essendon DFO outlet moments after ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:17:40 AEDT1487711860
New grain option in Geelong
North Queensland Register
Mr Lewis said the company's managing director Jim Riordan had been toying with the idea of setting up an alternative ship loading facility in Geelong for as long as four years, however a string of bad seasons meant the idea was kept in mothballs until ...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:35:07 AEDT1487298907
Man to face trial over 1986 sex attack
Bay 93.9
Scales of justice 0 A Bell Post Hill man charged over an alleged rape dating back 30 years has been ordered to stand trial. The 54-year-old is accused of abducting and sexually assaulting a woman at Lorne in 1986. He was arrested last year and charged ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:46:45 AEDT1487710005
Geelong track fails the quality test
Racing.com
Alarmingly, it appears that the possibility of an uneven surface was feared by those whose job it is to prepare the track at Geelong. In an interview with Racing.com before the first race, track manager Mark Jennings revealed that he aerated the ...
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 17:14:48 AEDT1485670488
Students banned from 'violent mall'
Bay 93.9
Rampant violence and drug use in Geelong's Little Malop Street mall have forced a nearby school to make it an official no-go zone for students. Geelong High School has written to parents, asking their children to avoid the area, citing the frequent ...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:33 AEDT1487278833
Ross River virus reaches Geelong
Bay 93.9
mozzie better health vic Mosquitoes are putting the bite on the Geelong region, with a spike in the number of cases of Ross River virus. Figures from the Victorian Health Department show there have been 19 notifications across Greater Geelong since the ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:25:41 AEDT1487103941
ICC suspends Sri Lanka's Dickwella for misconduct
Eyewitness News
Dickwella was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire's decision” during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30% of his match fee. If a player ...
Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC for 2 limited-over matchesCricket Country
ICC suspends Sri Lanka's Dickwellacricket.com.au
Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICCCricket World
Yahoo Cricket (blog)
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:09:20 AEDT1487696960
Building regulators to visit Geelong and Surf Coast to check on safety and compliance
SafetyCulture
Regulators will visit Geelong and the Surf Coast next week to check safety and building compliance. Representatives from the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), WorkSafe Victoria, Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) and ...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:50:19 AEDT1487037019
Geelong rail warning as demand soars
Bay 93.9
vline train 2 There are calls for new express tracks to be built to head off a looming crisis facing Geelong train travellers. The Rail Futures Institute is warning the local line will be even slower and more overcrowded if it is not overhauled within ...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:30:49 AEDT1487280649
CFA battle Inverleigh fire
Bay 93.9
Fire crews have managed to get a grassfire near Inverleigh-Winchelsea Road under control, after an alert was issued this afternoon. Ten units have attended the scene in Inverleigh, and prevented the blaze from spreading any further. ***. CFA Media have ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:14:09 AEDT1487657649
Driver under guard after Geelong CBD smash
Bay 93.9
The crash happened on the corner of Ryrie Street and Moorabool Street just before 5pm Tuesday. Amelia Penhall from Victoria Police says, "Police have been told an orange Holden Commodore sedan travelling north on Moorabool Street has gone through a ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:04:22 AEDT1487102662
'A number of people have died' - Andrews
Bay 93.9
The male pilot in his 60s who died in a tragic plane crash has been identified Max Quartermain. The 63-year-old from Rye had more than 30 yearsof flying experience. ***. UPDATE: 5:05pm. Tributes and condolences have been flowing today after the deaths ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:27:59 AEDT1487658479
Cricket
GCA restructure: Geelong Cricket Association to push ahead with restructure plans
Geelong Advertiser
THE Geelong Cricket Association remains committed to its 10-8-8 restructure for next season, but will give clubs one final chance to provide feedback. Under the planned changes, division one will be cut from 12 teams to 10, division two will shrink to ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:15:19 AEDT1487682919
The long and the short of Kardinia Park
cricket.com.au
Finch also has a strong connection with the venue having grown up in the town of Colac, some 75kms west of Geelong, which itself is located 75kms south-west of Melbourne. Finch also plays club cricket with Geelong, whose home games are played next to ...
Cricket Australia 'really pleased' with Geelong Twenty20 international crowdThe Age
Gunaratne blasts Sri Lanka to T20 winWide World of Sports
Australia vs Sri Lanka, second T20 in GeelongNEWS.com.au
ESPNcricinfo.com -Geelong Advertiser
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:33:24 AEDT1487403204
Children's court: Geelong cricket booze bus spooks youths in stolen car
Geelong Advertiser
EIGHT youngsters clambered out of a stolen car and tried to flee police after being spooked by a booze bus near Sunday night's international cricket game in Geelong, a court has heard. A children's court heard the Mitsubishi sedan was driven down an ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:27:50 AEDT1487579270
Geelong Twenty20 cricket: Simonds Stadium's chance to shine, writes Darren Berry
Geelong Advertiser
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland was quoted as such midweek, saying tomorrow's double-header is a dress rehearsal to test the waters with the Geelong and the western district's cricket lovers. Will they turn up? If they do, then the ...
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:19:03 AEDT1487402343
Geelong Cricket Association Top 30: Best players in local cricket
Geelong Advertiser
If you lined up all the stars in the GCA's top division, who would you pick first? As we gear up for the finals, Geelong Advertiser chief cricket writer ALEX OATES sat down with former Victorian and dual country week premiership coach Brad Stacey, two ...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:06:07 AEDT1486703167
Geelong Cricket Association top 30: best players revealed
Geelong Advertiser
If you lined up all the stars in the GCA's top division, who would you pick first? Geelong Advertiser chief cricket writer Alex Oates sat down with former Victorian and dual country week premiership coach Brad Stacey, two-time Grovedale premiership ...
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 12:01:26 AEDT1486774886
Geelong Twenty20 cricket: Simonds Stadium pitch set to be batsman friendly
Geelong Advertiser
Interim CEO at Kardinia Park Trust, Michael Brown, who spent 10 years as Cricket Australia's general manager, said the wicket was up there with the best he had ever seen. “We've got cricket Australia's pitch constantans down here and they are very ...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:08:39 AEDT1487228919
Melbourne Country Week: Geelong Cricket Association wins 2016-17 title
Geelong Advertiser
Racing along to 0-55 from 11 overs at Albert Ground, the Warrnambool and District Cricket Association was cruising along to a fairytale Melbourne Country Week win. The Geelong Cricket Association had just 133 runs left to play, having posted 188 from ...
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 10:09:31 AEDT1486163371
Twenty20 cricket in Geelong: James Sutherland urges fans to turn out in force for Australia-Sri Lanka match
Geelong Advertiser
Australia's men will host Sri Lanka on Sunday night after the Southern Stars and New Zealand clash in a precursor — the first time an officially sanctioned international match will be held in Geelong. Sutherland issued a call to arms to Geelong ...
More BBL teams on way - SutherlandESPNcricinfo.com
Missing stars won't trivialise T20s, says Cricket Australia CEO James SutherlandThe Sydney Morning Herald
Sunday to help decide Geelong's BBL futureBay 93.9
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:52:36 AEDT1486954356
New Zealand stun Stars in final over
cricket.com.au
There's nothing the off-spinner loves more than a big occasion and on Sunday in Geelong – the city where she attended school – and with her own vocal cheer squad watching on, Strano claimed an incredible 5-10, the best T20I figures ever by an ...
Australia fall to New Zealand in wet Geelong, leaving women's Twenty20 series levelThe Sydney Morning Herald
NZ win rain-interrupted Geelong T20Wide World of Sports
Australia Women seek series wrap in GeelongCricbuzz
The Australian -Stuff.co.nz
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:48:56 AEDT1487486936
Cricket's banner flies down at Kardinia Park
ESPNcricinfo.com
I think with the way the landscape of cricket is changing, you see how many kids and families and women are coming to the game now and are new to cricket ... if you took a Big Bash game to Geelong, or to Wollongong or somewhere like that, I think you'd ...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:25:59 AEDT1487049959
Geelong junior cricket pictures by Jay Town
Geelong Advertiser
“I think junior cricket in Geelong is looking pretty healthy.” Davie said strong under-17 numbers were most important, with hopes those players would transition to senior cricket next summer. “The question we've got, of course, is kids in this day and ...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:16:32 AEDT1487596592
Welshman Greg Holmes holds firm as Geelong Cricket Association claims back-to-back wins
Geelong Advertiser
Bairnsdale lasted just 38.4 overs before Holmes and Fergusson saw Geelong to victory. After surviving a pressure period, a modest Holmes said pitch flattened out. “They were searching for wickets, so there were a lot of loose deliveries to cash in on ...
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:47:48 AEDT1485848868
Finch thrilled to lead Aussies in Geelong
Wide World of Sports
Aaron Finch is thrilled to be Australia's Twenty20 captain again, especially given he'll be leading the side in Geelong. Cricket Australia has confirmed Finch will skipper the national team in a T20 series against Sri Lanka, which starts at the MCG on ...
Michael Klinger named in Aaron Finch-led Australian T20 squad to tour GeelongGeelong Advertiser
Finch named captain for SL T20I seriesESPNcricinfo.com
The 36-year-old set to make his long-awaited national debutThe New Daily
NDTVSports.com -The Sydney Morning Herald -Eurosport.com AU
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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:19:08 AEDT1485886748
Dunk sets the stage alight
ESPNcricinfo.com
Aaron Finch is a loyal Geelong man, having grown up in the nearby country town of Colac and played for Geelong Cricket Club for a decade and a half, despite having plenty of opportunities to move to Melbourne-based clubs. So it was fitting that Finch ...
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:34:16 AEDT1487507656
Twenty20 cricket in Geelong: Asela Gunaratne hits winning runs off last ball for Sri Lanka
Geelong Advertiser
Asela Gunaratne helped Sri Lanka snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, delivering a memorable, matchwinning knock as the Lions pulled off a miracle at Simonds Stadium tonight. Needing 36 runs to win in the final two overs, hero Gunaratne ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:02:57 AEDT1487509377
Premier Cricket: Geelong batsman Eamonn Vines scores another century
Geelong Advertiser
Vines registered his seventh Premier first XI ton, and his second this season, as the Cats hauled in the Saints' total of 272 with relative ease at Geelong Cricket Ground. His unbeaten 132, which came from 232 balls and included 13 boundaries and a six ...
Unbeaten ton from Geelong skipper Eamonn Vines leads Cats to victory over St KildaHerald Sun
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:07:57 AEDT1486944477
Alex Oates Third Man: Geelong local cricket whispers
Geelong Advertiser
Standing almost 200cm tall and weighing close to 100kgs, Kyle Humphrys was the biggest man on Albert Ground. But that didn't stop Bambury, the shortest man on the field in the Melbourne Country Week grand final, from picking a fight with the towering ...
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:47:39 AEDT1486514859
Schutt relishing her exclusive SSFBU | cricket.com.au
cricket.com.au
Megan Schutt says she has relished the pressure of being the sole pace bowler included in Australia's playing XI in their opening two Twenty20 Internationals ...
Aussie T20 women want more batting intent - CricketWide World of Sports
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:10:32 AEDT1487664632
Local cricket scores: Newcomb & District makes 7-561 in 129 overs
Geelong Advertiser
Local cricket scores: Newcomb & District makes 7-561 in 129 overs. THIRD MAN, Geelong Advertiser. February 22, 2017 12:03am. Subscriber only. WE'VE got another case of a side beating the book. Newcomb & District's second XI side put Highton to the ...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:05:10 AEDT1487682310
Gardner, NZ aim to hit back in Geelong T20
Wide World of Sports
Australian newcomer Ashleigh Gardner and New Zealand have points to prove in Sunday's second T20 international at Geelong. While Australia cruised to a 40-run win on Friday at the MCG, Gardner suffered a nightmare debut. The 19-year-old already had ...
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:42:34 AEDT1487392954
Australia v Sri Lanka: All You Need to Know
cricket.com.au
Lasith Malinga is set to make his return to international cricket after being named in Sri Lanka's 15-man squad. Malinga last played for his national side more than 12 months ago, taking 4-26 against the UAE in an Asia Cup T20 match before again ...
Malinga the slinger back to prove he's T20's bestThe Australian
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:26:40 AEDT1487021200
Big Bash League 2017: Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting unsure on Big Bash expansion
Geelong Advertiser
The group behind Geelong's push for a T20 franchise has previously made it clear it wanted to be “high on the list” of the “next wave of clubs” to be considered for the popular summer league, but Ponting said the sport's governing body would be keen to ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:02:21 AEDT1487102541
Niroshan Dickwella suspended by ICC for 2 limited-over matches
Cricket Country
During the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, Niroshan Dickwella was found guilty of breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct. ... FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I at Adelaide.
Cricket: Sri Lanka's Dickwella gets two-match banThe Straits Times
ICC suspends Sri Lanka's Dickwellacricket.com.au
Dickwella suspended over showing dissentESPNcricinfo.com
Sportstarlive -Sport24 -sportal.co.nz
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:42:00 AEDT1487655720
MCW 2016-17: Geelong wins as Oliver belts
Weekly Times Now
The only other Provincial-grade century was scored by Bendigo District Cricket Association's Taylor Beard, who recently represented Vic Country at the Australian Country Cricket Championships. Beard belted 110 runs as his side went down by three ...
Richie Oliver masterclass drives GCA to comfortable country week victory over BallaratGeelong Advertiser
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:06:10 AEDT1485831970
Third Man: Newtown & Chilwell's Jordan Clark returning home to England
Geelong Advertiser
MEANWHILE, more than 150 people will hit North Geelong Cricket Club on Saturday in support of Laura Schram and Cam Alford. The Magpies will host the Pink Ladies Day, with funds to support the young couple as they begin a challenging few months.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:05:57 AEDT1487106357
GCA2: Bell Park searching for final piece of the puzzle
Geelong Advertiser
BELL Park captain-coach Michael Lymer says another century-maker is all that's lacking from his ladder-leading Geelong Cricket Association division two side. Opener Luke Turner has made two triple-figure scores this season, but the rest of Bell Park's ...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:04:21 AEDT1487300661
Melbourne Country Week 2016-17: Geelong wins back-to-back crowns
Weekly Times Now
Geelong snuck home with two wickets in hand, 8-176. Today it elected to bat first in the final against Warrnambool District but the scene at the Albert Cricket Ground quickly turned into a nightmare for the defending champion when openers Richard ...
GCA: Geelong hold on in thriller to claim successive Cricket Week titlesGeelong Advertiser
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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:39:53 AEDT1486111193
ICC has 'no plans' to revisit debate about concussion substitutions
Geelong Advertiser
ANY plans for Cricket Australia to revive the concussion substitute debate looks certain to fall on deaf ears, with the International Cricket Council insisting it has “no plans to revisit the concept” despite more players adding their voices to a push ...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:30:27 AEDT1487129427
Finch explains Zampa shock omission
cricket.com.au
The leg-spinner was a surprise omission from Australia's side that lost a final-ball thriller in Geelong, and with it the series. Zampa was one of two changes to the team that had suffered another final-ball defeat in the opening match at the MCG on ...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:36:21 AEDT1487543781
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