Wangaratta pledges support to Mountain Cattlemen

Rhyll McCormack
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AND THEY’RE OFF: Riders in the Cattleman’s Cup head for the first obstacle, a narrow gate, riding at breakneck speed to be the first to stream through.

“WE support you … we want you here.”So said Rural City of Wangaratta councillor, Harry Bussell, last Sunday when he addressed the crowd at the Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria (MCAV) 2019 Get Together.

It was the first time the annual competition has been held in Wangaratta, with thousands thronging to the Oxley Recreation Reserve – and there are hopes it will not be the last.

Mr Bussell, who holds the tourism and events portfolio, pledged his support not only to the event itself, but also to the cattlemen and their organisation – much to the delight of the MCAV.

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