New Zealand snaps first victory

AFL New Zealand has recorded their first win on Australian soil after defeating a Mornington Peninsula interleague team on Friday 11 May. In a close encounter, New Zealand’s under-18 boy’s side (6.9....

Morris-Thomas new Seaford coach

SOCCER SEAFORD United has appointed star midfielder Matt Morris-Thomas as senior coach after Paulo Pinheiro’s resignation last week. Pinheiro fell on his sword with his side staring at a second succe...

Thrillers and thrashings in Division Two action

DIVISION TWO IT was a weekend of vastly contrasting games in MPNFL Division Two action, as two matches were decided by a solitary point while two matches were decided by margins of over 80. At Ballam...

Powerhouses collapse in round of upsets

DIVISION ONE AFTER interleague action saw MPNFL football take a break last weekend, Division One football returned with a bang on Saturday in a day of shocking results. The biggest turn up of the rou...

Hastings men enlist on Empire Day

MESSRS F. H. Goodwin and L. Watt both of Hastings have enlisted and will enter camp shortly. The best wishes of all residents go with these two young men who are going to “do their bit” for the Empir...

Businesses power up on energy finance

THE days of local councils having responsibility only for roads, rates and rubbish are long gone. Last week, Mornington Peninsula Shire joined with Hussey and Co and the Sustainable Melbourne Fund to...

Foster carer calls for help on peninsula

A SAFETY Beach family which has looked after 25 foster children over the past five years says more carers are urgently needed on the Mornington Peninsula. Linda Perrin and husband Tony are care ambas...

Bay baby boom

A SURVEY of baby snapper in Port Phillip has recorded the highest count in 26 years, surpassing previous peaks in 2001 and 2004. Victorian Fisheries Authority boss Travis Dowling said the baby snappe...

Jewellery found

A BAG of jewellery found at the bus stop outside Balcombe Grammar, Mt Martha, in February, has Rosebud police baffled. The jewellery includes rings, a watch, a pair of earrings and a gold coloured we...