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Sporting Facilities the Best in Northern Victoria

Sporting Facilities the Best in Northern Victoria

Written by Michael Costello – Office Manager Elders Echuca

Sporting Facilities the Best in Northern Victoria
Part 1 Victoria Park Echuca
Victoria Park Echuca is one of the main sporting Facilities in Echuca which boasts the Haw Pavilion & viewing from its grandstand that has a great view.
(Photo 1) Echuca Football & Netball Club which is widely renowned as the best of the 3 local sides in Echuca Moama being affiliated in the very strong Goulburn Valley League with numerous ex AFL stars playing, none better to watch than ex Carlton footballer Echuca’s own Andrew Walker, son of Kathy Walker Sales Agent within our company.

(Photo 2) Echuca Football & Netball Club have 3 sides Seniors, Development Squad & always a very strong Under 18 team. Premiers in the 2018 Season

The Club also boasts one of the strongest netball clubs in the GVL. With the Echuca “ A “ side winning the 2018 Premiership last year

Junior Football teams ranging from Under 16’s, Under 14’s & Under 12’s with numerous teams in each grade.

(Photo 3) Echuca Cricket Club who play in the newly formed Goulburn Murray Cricket competition Echuca Cricket always have very strong and competitive sides in all grades. They also have their training nets which are situated in amongst the surrounds of the arena named the Paul Hon Nets named after club stalwart & ex school principal in the area.

(Photo 4) Echuca Lawn Tennis Club which boast several lawn courts that are always kept in immaculate condition. They have side playing in the strong Goulburn Murray Tennis Competition, the Campaspe Tennis Competition, Twilight Competitions strong Juniors matches every Saturday morning. The Echuca Lawn Tennis Club hold an annual Easter Tournaments with players converging on Echuca from all over to attend.

(Photo 5) Echuca Fire Brigade hold many trials at Victoria Park. Echuca Fire Brigade have teams in Senior & Junior competitions. Fire Brigade teams travel from all over to attend their top class running competitions.

(Photo 6) School Sports carnivals are also held at Victoria Park with many schools utilizing the lush grasses of the ground

(Photo 7) Southern 80 Ski race At the boat ramp on the second Sunday of February you will find the finish line for the race

Scenic Drive Track, fantastic for cycling, jogging or just a stroll around this 5km approx dirt track with awesome Murray River & Campaspe River views
Sweat vs Steam Fun Run, part of this run is along the banks of the Mighty Murray River with some of the most picturesque views you will ever see