For anyone who has played elite or semi-elite sport, it is inevitable the journey towards these accomplishments started in childhood, and involved a lot of travelling - especially if you lived in the country.
The Workways Corporate Bowls League got off to a successful start at the Traralgon RSL Bowling Club on Wednesday night.
The Traralgon and District Cricket Association finals started with a bang on Saturday, as day one belonged to Churchill captain John Keighran.
Moe and Latrobe are through to the TRUenergy Yallourn Cup grand final after convincing wins against Morwell and Mirboo North respectively.
Moe will be hoping to progress to its seventh consecutive TRUenergy Yallourn Cup final, but will have to be on top of its game against Morwell in the semi-final this weekend.
The wait is finally over as the Traralgon and District Cricket Association begins its finals action this weekend.
Blondage, Betty Blackout, Terror To Pieces - these are the derby names of just a few women who will compete in the adrenalin-fuelled roller derby bout at Stadium 34 on Sunday night.
Morwell's Nick Cooper will be defending four national titles this weekend, when he competes at the Australian Junior Bocce Open, to be held in Liverpool West, New South Wales
With less than one month to go before the start of the TAC Cup, Loy Yang B Gippsland Power coach Nick Stevens and his team are ready to go.
Spin bowling may seem like a difficult skill to acquire, but former Australian Test spinner Bryce McGain made it look easy on Monday night.
CENTRAL Gippsland Cricket Association president John White's new book, 'Coal Dust and Cricket', was officially launched today.
NO games were completed as rain played havoc with the West Gippsland Bowls grand finals across all divisions on Saturday.