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...
Illawarra Hawks win close game in hunt for playoffs

Illawarra Hawks win close game in hunt for playoffs

Feature image: courtesy Illawarra Hawks The Illawarra Hawks have defeated the Adelaide 36ers, 71 to 66, with guard Tyler Harvey securing victory with his sixth three-pointer of the game. Harvey scored 23 points during the game, with his furthest shot coming in at over...

Cheerleading set to put Olympics in a spin

Cheerleading set to put Olympics in a spin

The Australian Cheer Union is working with the international cheer union to standardise cheerleading across the world in the lead-up to sport debuting at the Olympic Games. Cheerleading became a provisional Olympic sport in 2016 when the International Olympic...

Local Illawarra galloper poised to win $3m race

Local Illawarra galloper poised to win $3m race

Sky Racing form analyst Brad Davidson has labelled Illawarra-trained galloper ‘Think It Over’ the most underrated horse in NSW and believes he can cap off a fairytale ride for trainer Kerry Parker in Saturday’s $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Davidson said the...