UOW, NRL renew student mentor program

University students juggling study with a rugby career will have an easier time getting into the swing of things after the University of Wollongong and the NRL signed a five-year renewal of a program aimed at mentoring players off the field. Dragons reserve grade...

Matildas say ‘Our Goal Is Now’ for pay equity in women’s sport

Professional Footballers Australia has teamed up with Australia’s representative team for the Women’s World Cup, the Matildas, to call on FIFA to address the pay inequities in world football. The campaign, Our Goal Is Now, aims to close the pay inequities in...

No lights, no play, no Coledale Waves training today

The Illawarra's Coledale Waves football club has called Wollongong City Council to upgrade the amenities of St James Park. The club claims the work should include the installation of flood lights and the refurbishment of the change rooms. Lighting at the soccer field...

Focus on women in sport after Foord named in Matildas World Cup team

Shellharbour Matildas star Caitlin Foord has been named to play in her third World Cup, as the focus on women in sport accelerates in Australia. Foord burst on the international scene at age 16, when she was given the best young player of the tournament award at the...
UOW, NRL renew student mentor program

UOW, NRL renew student mentor program

University students juggling study with a rugby career will have an easier time getting into the swing of things after the University of Wollongong and the NRL signed a five-year renewal of a program aimed at mentoring players off the field. Dragons reserve grade...

No lights, no play, no Coledale Waves training today

No lights, no play, no Coledale Waves training today

The Illawarra's Coledale Waves football club has called Wollongong City Council to upgrade the amenities of St James Park. The club claims the work should include the installation of flood lights and the refurbishment of the change rooms. Lighting at the soccer field...

Quidditch – it’s the magic touch

Quidditch – it’s the magic touch

The Quidditch Cup is back in full swing, and the Wollongong Warriors have snitched up their first win. The Warriors grabbed their brooms and took flight in Minto over the weekend to battle teams across NSW. They worked their magic with a win against the Macarthur...

Gym the thing for Aust physical activity: Report

Gym the thing for Aust physical activity: Report

Australians are more physically active, according to new survey results. The AusPlay revealed a three per cent increase in activity on 2016 figures. While walking was the most common form of exercise, gym and fitness classes came a close second. The University of...