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Nominations open for Footballer’s Gift

The Stawell Athletic Club is calling all football clubs in the Wimmera and Horsham District League to nominate their fastest footballer to represent them in the Wimmera and Horsham District Football League Gift – 120m. This event will  held on Easter Monday (April 9) during the 2012 Australia Post Stawell

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An audience with George McNeill

In the 100th running of the Stawell Gift in 1981, his eighth visit to Stawell, Scotman George McNeill finally achieved his lifelong dream of Stawell Gift victory. In a final full of drama, 1978 winner Steve Proudlock broke and was penalised a metre. The favourite was Bryan Mueller, but in

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Australia Post delivers for the Gift until 2013

The Stawell Athletic Club and the Hon Hugh Delahunty, Minister for Sport and Recreation, today announced that Australia Post will renew their naming rights sponsorship of the nation’s most famous and richest footrace for the next two years. Commencing back in 1995, the Australia Post partnership with the Stawell Athletic

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2011 – Williams leaves Gift runners ham strung

Queensland beach sprinter Mitch Williams has survived a torn hamstring in the final metres of the 2011 Australia Post Stawell Gift to hold on and win the $40,000 major prize purse in a thrilling finish at Central Park today. In what was the most open final’s field in recent years,

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Fashionistas take centre stage

The Grampians Estate bubbly flowed freely and a touch of glamour once again featured at Central Park in the 2011 Driscoll, McIllree & Dickinson Fashions on the Field. Stawell local Caitlin Cooper was crowned the winner, awarded the Billie Jo Peterson memorial sash, $1000 first prize and a bottle of

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