Sporting clubs across the Snowy Monaro have welcomed the lifing of stay-at-home orders with locals once again able to enjoy the sporting pursuits and social activites they love. Outdoor gatherings of up to 20 can now take place and many sporting organisations unable to operate throughout lockdown have recommenced.
With only 150 days to go to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the calendar winter officially over, Australian snow sport athletes are already preparing for the start of the Northern season, but few are looking forward to returning to World Cup racing more than two-time Winter Olympian Sami Kennedy-Sim.
After a series of meetings, discussions of options and postponing the decision as long as possible in hopes of a different outcome, the Bombala and District Jockey Club has made the tough call to cancel the 2021 Bombala Races.
Dedicated volunteers at Coolamatong have been working hard with the annual coring and top dressing of all the greens over recent days. While this is happening, temporary greens have been set up for a few weeks making life a somewhat different for putting.
The Monaro District Cricket Association is hoping to enter a side in the Canberra veterans cricket competition with players over the age of 50 encouraged to register their interest.
Graham Hilless is well known in Monaro cricket circles for his hard work, organisational skills and for promoting junior cricket.