Local Australian champion hurdler after more than another spot on Oceania Championships podium

Thirroul hurdler and firefighter Brodee Mate has set her sights on success at the Oceania Championships next month after placing second to Tokyo Olympian and teammate Sarah Carli at the Australian titles. As part of an 1100-strong NSW team, friends Carli and Mate came...

Tasmania JackJumpers record best win percentage in NBL history for first-year team

The Tasmania JackJumpers have defied expectations to make the NBL grand final in their inaugural year. In a fairytale run NBL fans did not see coming, the JackJumpers will face the Sydney Kings this Friday night in the first of the five-game grand final series. The...

AFL interest peaks as Buddy kicks historic goal: Google

Lance “Buddy” Franklin became just the sixth man to kick 1000 goals in VFL/AFL history last Friday night. With six minutes to go in the final quarter, Franklin marked the ball at the northern end of the SCG, 45 out, on a slight angle. It was the same end that Tony...

Club registration numbers swell as uni students return to campus

The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many Australians to reconsider their relationship with work and leisure. As students at the University of Wollongong return to in-person classes, social and sporting clubs, such as the UOW Volleyball Club, are reporting...
AFL interest peaks as Buddy kicks historic goal: Google

AFL interest peaks as Buddy kicks historic goal: Google

Lance “Buddy” Franklin became just the sixth man to kick 1000 goals in VFL/AFL history last Friday night. With six minutes to go in the final quarter, Franklin marked the ball at the northern end of the SCG, 45 out, on a slight angle. It was the same end that Tony...

Duo celebrate milestones as local league referees

Duo celebrate milestones as local league referees

A veteran rugby league official has notched up his 300th game as a local first grade referee, becoming one of the first ever to achieve the milestone. William Drury has been a Group 7 referee since 1989, with his 300 game stint in the first grade competition including...

‘Eco Games II’ in planning phase for October

‘Eco Games II’ in planning phase for October

Eco Community Fitness in Bellambi is planning a second 'Eco Games' event, following the success of their previous competition in late April this year. Members and coaches are getting ready for this competition, with mobility programming and practise workouts. The gym,...

NRL sin bin surge only temporary, says Woolford

NRL sin bin surge only temporary, says Woolford

A high profile former rugby league player and coach has weighed into the debate about automatic send-offs for head-high tackles in the national Rugby League. Former Raiders star and English Super League coach Simon Woolford said the high amount of sin bins in the last...

Homecoming for Darling as Hawks prepare for finals push

Homecoming for Darling as Hawks prepare for finals push

Illawarra Hawks player and New Zealander Max Darling is preparing a homecoming this week, as the Hawks gear up to make their first trip across the ditch. The New Zealand Breakers were relocated for the majority of the 2021 NBL season due to COVID travel restrictions,...