• Community

One of our primary focuses at Sporties is to be an active and positive contributor to our local communities.

Over the past 30 years we have donated millions of dollars and an un-quantified amount of time into the support of our local initiatives and organisations demonstrating our ongoing and passionate commitment to the communities we serve.

Sporties Barooga proudly presented Lorin Nicholson to regional school children, as part of his Seesharp/Bullycheck tour.

Lorin’s motivational delivery of the anti-bullying message is internationally renowned, and was showcased to hundreds of school children on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th of August.

Sporties reports marvellous community feedback for the tour.

To learn more about how we can support your organisation, please simply contact us or click here to fill in an online enquiry form.

The Sporties Group is the major employer of the Berrigan Shire. The Sporties Group now comprises of the Sporties Barooga, Cobram Barooga Golf Club, Sporties Health & Fitness and the Sporties Barooga Bowls Club.

With close on 180 workers now employed, the Sporties Group provides a workplace for many varied occupations.

Staff are employed in administration, accounting, reception, marketing, promotions, bar stewards, maintenance, chefs, cleaners, gardeners, greenskeepers, gym staff, bus driver, swimming teacher, golf professional etc.

Apprenticeships, traineeships and internal staff training are all available at different times when the occasion arises.
The Sporties Group prides itself on a high standard of customer service in many mixed occupations.

Thinking of a career with the Sporties Group? Simply head to our online enquiry form.

The Sporties Group proudly supports BULLYcheck


The 2017 School Sport Australia Girls and Boys Cricket Championships was conducted again in the Murray Valley in January this year. Barooga Recreation Reserve provided the base for the Championships which ran from January 5th to 12th . This is the 6th occasion that Barooga and District has been chosen to host this National Carnival.  New South Wales School Sports Unit Convenor Greg Voss described the carnival as an outstanding success with all games being conducted in excellent spirit. ” The co-operation of all competitors , team officials and parents was evident, and all of those involved with the organisation and staging of this event need to be congratulated ” Voss said.

Mr. Voss made special mention of the first ever Day / Night match that has been played at these Championships on the Main Oval at Barooga between New South Wales and Victoria.

Matches were played at Barooga Main and Number 2 Ovals , Cobram Showgrounds and Scott Oval, Finley, Tocumwal, Berrigan, Numurkah and Yarrawonga. Mr. Voss commented that that all 9 venues were of a very high standard and had well prepared pitches . He went on to give special thanks to the Ground Managers , local Club officials , the Murray Valley Cricket Association Umpires and the Sports Trainers who were present at each venue.

Final results in the Girls section ( top three ) saw Queensland finish first followed by new South Wales and Victoria . South Australia won the Boys section outright for the first time followed by Queensland and Western Australia.

2017 ” You Can Do It ” Award Winner

Barooga Sports Club Sports and Community Promotions Manager Mick O’Dwyer presents Jai Nolan with his cheque for winning the Barooga Public School 2017 ” You Can Do It ” Award. This sponsorship will assist Jai with his Secondary Schooling expenses.

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