Holly Dobbyn runs to victory in Dash for Cash at MCG

HOLLY Dobbyn experienced one of highs of her young athletics career on the MCG last night.

The Ballarat teenager won the second heat in the Gillette Dash For Cash 300m in the lead-up to a Big Bash clash between Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers.

Starting off the front mark in the handicap, last year’s Ballarat Gift winner edged out Jacob Reed.

Dobbyn was one of four Ballarat runners in the event, joining Sam Baird, Lian Procaccino and Conor Nunn

CYCLISTS PUT UP FEET

AUSTRALIA’S best cyclists are putting their feet up today – a rest day in the Cycling Australia Road National Championships in Ballarat.

Plenty will be testing their legs around the road race circuit at Buninyong, but the stresses of competition will be on hold after two days of hectic racing the time trial and criterium.

JUNIOR CRICKET COUNTRY WEEK CRICKET

Central Highlands junior country week cricket has finals and classification play-offs today.

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FINAL – Gisborne Green v CH Development Squad at Eastern Oval

Play-offs:

3rd v 4th – Castlemaine v Ballarat Gold v City Oval

5th v 6th – Maryborough v Grampians at Wendouree No.1

7th v 8th – Ballarat Blue v Gisborne White at Northern Oval

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FINAL – Gisborne Green v CH Development Squad at Brown Hill

Play-offs:

3rd v 4th – Ballarat Blue v Ballarat Gold at White Flat

5th v 6th –Castlemaine v Grampians at Alfredton

7th v 8th – Maryborough v Gisborne White at Marty Busch Reserve

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