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White at home back at club level: 2012 Victoria Premier League Cricket Northcote v Richmond.

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Victorian Bushranger's captain, Cameron White, has had a day out back at club level in round six of the Premier League.  White bagged five wickets and scored 73 for Richmond in their clash with Northcote at the Bill Lawry Oval. The Tigers took  just 44.3 overs to roll the Dragons for a meagre sixty-six.

At stumps on day one Richmond are four for 186 with Weeks not out on 53 and Sartori on four. Earlier in the day the Dragons  found themselves on the backfoot at three for nine and they never recovered with wickets falling regularly. White finished  with five for thirteen from 11.4 overs and Tiger's skipper and paceman, Alan Wise, chipped in with three for ten off twelve  overs.

Roosters end Boroughs Winning Streak at Home

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North Ballarat has kept its finals hopes alive with a stirring come-from-behind win over Port Melbourne in round ten of the Peter Jackson VFL season. After being 38 points behind at the twenty minute mark of the third term, the Roosters rallied to kick the last eight goals of the match, to win by ten points, 14.15.99 to 12.17.89. In overcast and cool conditions at North Port Oval not everything was going the home side’s way early as North Ballarat made it clear they were in for the long haul. Port led by one goal at the first break but early into the second quarter they began to stamp their authority on the match.

Camberwell blast Bombers away: Victorian Premier League Cricket Round 3.

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The Camberwell Magpies recovered from a shaky start to the day to destroy Essendon in round three of the Victorian Premier  League cricket at Windy Hill on Saturday. Winning the toss and batting, the 'Pies were in trouble early losing openers  former Tasmanian Shield player Brendan Drew and Stanley cheaply and were on the skids at three for thirty-five. The Bomber's  attack which had welcomed back Australian and state all-rounder, Clint McKay, was on top and a meagre tally looked on the cards.

Wiltshire stays sharp in Stawell

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Twenty-year-old business sports management student Matthew Wiltshire (above) from Ballarat has won the 2012 Australia Post Stawell Gift. Douglas Greenough from East Bentleigh was second, with AFL boundary umpire Adam Coote of Elwood third.

Running from a mark of 8 metres, Wiltshire won by a tenth of a second in 12.22 seconds, fulfilling his family’s dream of winning the iconic 120m footrace. His grandfather, John, had been in the best form of his life leading in to the 1958 Stawell Gift, but pulled his hamstring in the heats.