Scorching heat at the Mountain Cattlemen’s annual Get Together, held at Oxley in the state’s north east at the weekend, didn’t stop East Gippsland competitors coming home with prizes.
Flaggy Creek’s Katie Faithfull, 16, had the race of her life and led the field to take out both the race section and the overall
East Gippslanders will have a rare chance to see world champion woodchopper, Laurence O’Toole, in Bruthen on Friday night.
Mr O’Toole, who has won numerous world titles, comes from woodchopping royalty.
His father and grandfather were also champion axemen in their own right.