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Lockhart 1982 - ”The Premiership Trail”

Lockhart 1982 - ”The Premiership Trail”

April 14, 2022

The last decade in the Farrer FL for Lockhart was a tough one with no finals appearances. They made the move to the Hume FL that rejuvenated a community and club – they found a spark under a new coach, new president and a new attitude – scraping into the finals they found form at the right time – they learnt how to win – enjoy Lockhart 1982 – "The Premiership Trail”

Tallangatta Cricket Club - ”Heart of the Bushies”

Tallangatta Cricket Club - ”Heart of the Bushies”

March 23, 2022

The Tallangatta cricket club were on a high – they had fought its way through a tough finals series and were ready to for the final challenge on grand final day – however tragedy struck just days before the decider – they found a way to process, unite and complete an emotional backs against the wall triumph enjoy “Tallangatta – Heart of the Bushies”

England v Zimbabwe ” Lions Amongst The Chickens”

England v Zimbabwe ” Lions Amongst The Chickens”

March 1, 2022

It was the biggest sporting event to hit the Murray River city of Albury and it turned out to be one the biggest upsets in World Cup cricket history – a bunch of amateur cricketers from all walks of life in Zimbabwe took on the professionals from England and stunned the cricketing world and catapulted its entry into full ICC playing status enjoy “ Lions Amongst The Chickens”

 

Border Bullets ”Bullet Dodged - The SCG Miracle”

Border Bullets ”Bullet Dodged - The SCG Miracle”

December 22, 2021

It was one of the finest ever achievements in the history of cricket in Albury Wodonga – a bunch of local cricketers making their way to the Sydney Cricket Ground and taking out regional NSW biggest prize – it wasn’t all smooth sailing as the Border Bullets produced an amazing comeback to claim the trophy – enjoy “Bullet Dodged – The SCG Miracle”

Balldale 1972 - ”The Final Quarter”

Balldale 1972 - ”The Final Quarter”

December 1, 2021

Things had been lean for the Balldale Magpies since its last premiership in 1962 – the club were up for one more fling at a Hume FL flag and with the signing of former Richmond star Dick Grimmond as coach he had his trusty side kick Les Waldron as assistant and a few very handy recruits – they completed an unbeaten premiership season in 1972 but it took a mighty final quarter effort to do so – enjoy Balldale 1972 – "The Final Quarter"

Tiger Tales Episode 1 - ”Tiger Jackpot”

Tiger Tales Episode 1 - ”Tiger Jackpot”

October 28, 2021

Albury commenced its 1982 pre season with one thing and one thing only on its agenda – redemption for a gut wrenching loss in the 1981 decider against Wodonga – they trained incredibly hard, they recruited class and pace and they found a steely resolve that nothing was going to deny them to break a sixteen year premiership drought – this is Tiger Tales Episode One – “Tiger Jackpot”

Albury Thunder - ”Roaring Thunder 2012”

Albury Thunder - ”Roaring Thunder 2012”

September 30, 2021

Albury Thunder had played two decades in Group Nine without a senior premiership, they had gone close in recent years but could not take the next step, they recruited some top end talent, they got fitter and they changed a culture to become a force in one of country rugby leagues toughest competitions – enjoy "Roaring Thunder 2012".

North Albury 1984 - ”Rags to Riches” Episode B

North Albury 1984 - ”Rags to Riches” Episode B

September 16, 2021

The off field carnage was over the new committee had commenced the recovery mission – on field North Albury had drawn a line in the sand and were fighting hard despite all the dramas at 7 wins 5 losses after twelve rounds clinging to a spot in the top five – enjoy the finish of “North Albury 1984 – Rags to Riches” Episode B

North Albury 1984 - ”Rags to Riches”

North Albury 1984 - ”Rags to Riches”

September 9, 2021

Financially insolvent North Albury Football club faced extinction from the 1984 season after just seven rounds – players had not been paid for over two years – it came to a head on June 6th 1984, it was D Day, it was the night the club found a lifeline, it found leadership, it found hope and it rebounded – enjoy “North Albury 1984 Rags to Riches“ Episode A

Tumbarumba FNC - “50 not out”

Tumbarumba FNC - “50 not out”

July 31, 2021

50 years of Australian Rules football in Tumbarumba is a story of resilience in the face of adversity in what was a Rugby League stronghold – they know how to fight, they don’t give up and they love their community – it’s a great story of emotion, humour and downright determination to survive and prosper its Tumba Bloody Rumba Fifty Not Out

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