Father, sons take cricket field together

November 02, 2017

Last Saturday the Division One cricketers took on Waaia at home.

Stuart Pyle and his sons Lachlan and Darcy took to the field playing their first game together.

Darcy took a great catch while Lachlan was very handy taking four wickets.

Stuart showed his fitness in the field, and all three enjoyed their first official game together.

Unfortunately Berrigan had their first loss of the season.

This week will be a bye for Division One and Two.


From today the Berrigan Pool will be open from 6am-7am for morning laps.

Cost is $50 for the month of November, payable on the first session. All proceeds will go back to fund pool renovations.


Berrigan will be at its busiest with the Berrigan Cup on Saturday.

There will be plenty of entertainment at the races — gates open at 11am and there will be a courtesy bus running all day.

On Sunday there will be a recovery breakfast at the Caravan Park with all money raised from the brekkie going towards the pool renovations. All welcome.


Berrigan Sports Club will also have plenty of entertainment over the weekend.

Thursday night is Barefoot Bowls starting at 7pm. Bring a team of four or you can be matched up with others — $5 entry for the evening.

Saturday night after the races there will be a band ‘Mojo Jacket’ to dance the night away.

From November 10, there will be a golf competition Canadian Foursomes. This is perfect for beginners and juniors, but everyone can play.

Come along and have a swing — it’s $5 entry with a barbecue dinner available after golf.

From this weekend Sunday golf will tee off at 8.30am. All welcome.


Berrigan Red Cross have changed their trading hours. It is now open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 3.30pm and Saturdays 9.30am to noon.

Red Cross will again be holding the Fashion Extravaganza night on the Christmas Market night which is Friday, December 1.


Meals on Wheels volunteers are required. If you can help just one weekend a month please contact Kim Arnold on 58832044.


The Year 5/6 students from St Columba’s Berrigan and Sacred Heart Tocumwal had an amazing history experience in Ballarat last week.

A Kryal Castle, the students participated in activities where they learnt about living in the medieval times. They tried on different types of armour and fought one another with ‘fake’ shields and swords.

Their efforts in archery were pretty awesome, with some hitting the target!

During their visit to Sovereign Hill, the students watched ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ where they all became part of this event — ‘the Eureka Stockade’ — with what they saw and heard.

Walking through a mine was claustrophobic for some (mainly the adults) but seeing the biggest gold nugget certainly got everyone’s attention.

Everyone returned home tired but elated with the friendships and everlasting memories made.


George and Leila Batten are mourning the passing of George’s cousin John Hoare in Perth on October 6, aged 82.

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