Oz-Tag titles tear at the national loyalty heart-strings

When Richard received a call offering him a spot in the Greek national Oz-Tag team it didn't cross his mind he wasn't Greek. He took the opportunity and was ecstatic to be a non-heritage player. His wife, Loshni, said she was proud to know her husband was good enough...

Rugby hospitalisations down but young players still taking the hits

Hospitalisations from sporting injuries sustained while playing rugby were down during the financial year of 2019 to 2020 when compared to the previous two financial years. Statistics from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) show there were 2,653...

Football clubs launch campaign for more synthetic fields in the Illawarra

Rain in the Illawarra is leaving football fields in bad condition and local football teams have called on local councils to improve the facilities. The Shellharbour Junior Football Club (SJFC) has launched a campaign to build two new synthetic fields in the Illawarra....

Warne, Marsh, Symonds more than cricketers: Professor, fans

The loss of cricket legends Rod Marsh, Shane Warne, and Andrew Symonds has had a major impact on sports and entertainment-loving Australians. The three were valued for far more than just their extraordinary cricketing feats, they were role models for future...
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...