The revamped Wollongong Running Festival gears up for a half marathon

Runners from across the country have been preparing to take on the new-look Wollongong Running Festival this year, with the event scheduled to be held at Stuart Park in June. The event will feature a half marathon for the first time in its 10-year history, as well as...

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 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

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...
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,...

Rugby league fans left outraged after mid-season rule changes

Rugby league fans left outraged after mid-season rule changes

Feature image credit: Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images Australian Rugby League Chairman Peter V’Landys has come out and defended his decision to crackdown on head-high tackles over last weekends ‘magic round’.  The decision to crackdown on all forms of contact to the head...

Youth, families set to benefit as Ride 4 Rotary returns

Youth, families set to benefit as Ride 4 Rotary returns

Illawarra locals are gearing up for the Ride 4 Rotary event at the Unanderra Velodrome on Sunday. The cycling event will raise money for Southern Youth and Family Services and its support programs for youth at risk in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven. The fundraiser has...