• Rallying in Lina’s memory

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    FRIENDS and family of the late Lina O’Donohue (inset) including (from left) Kara O’Donohue, Jack Gerrish, Peter Harvey, Rick Marklew (secretary of Wangaratta Rovers), Josh O’Donohue and Tanya Cardamone will come together tomorrow in a show of support for a great cause. PHOTO: Mel Guy

    THE Wangaratta community has backed two Ovens and Murray football clubs in raising $16,900 through The Project host Carrie Bickmore’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer Foundation (B4BCF).

    The fundraiser began as a show of support for the family and friends of former Wangaratta resident and avid Wangaratta Rovers supporter Lina O’Donohue, who lost her battle with brain cancer in December.

    Lina became a popular figure at the Rovers while supporting her husband, former player and coach John, and watching their children, Kara and Josh, grow up around the club.

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