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Taking centre court at Oz open

YOUNG Numurkah tennis hopeful Hannah O’Brien is in Melbourne this week, rubbing shoulders with the sport’s elite, after being selected as a Tennis Australia Hot Shot of the Year finalist. 

The nine-year old is one of 12 kids across the country, who have been hand-picked by the top tennis body to get a special behind-the-scenes peek at the Australian Open.

Two children electrocuted in backyard swimming pool

A NINE-year old boy is in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Children’s Hospital, after he and a nine year-old girl were both electrocuted in a backyard swimming pool in Sampsons Road on Sunday afternoon. 

Cobram police detective Senior Constable Jason Williams said the incident occurred when the boy, who was a visitor to the property, grabbed a power lead out of the water after the collapsible swimming pool had sprung a leak.

Cozzie better than the rest

NUMURKAH Golf bowls coach, Barry Cosgrove, proved too good for Joe Luci in the final of the club championship, winning 25-24, and then went on to win the Murray Bowls title on Sunday.

Barry drew many fine shots during the club game played before Christmas, and was accurate with his upshots when required, to win 25-24.


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