Beach Rugby Festival hits Kirra

Beach Rugby Australia

MARY JO DOWSETT AND SAKARA BELL This weekend sees Beach Rugby Australia kick off their second International Beach Rugby Festival at the Gold Coast’s Kirra Beach.   The three-day festival, which runs from September 6 to 8, will attract … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 05 September 2019

On today’s show: We will find out the latest on the Varsity Lakes murder last night; What’s causing the rising temperature in South East Queensland; Why drivers should fill up their petrol tanks now and details about the International Beach Rugby … [Read more...]

Queensland’s biggest bike ride turns 15

Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge

OLIVIA SIVA Queensland cyclists are gearing up for the 15th annual Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge, which will see 5000 riders peddling their way from St Lucia to Southport on Sunday September 15.   The annual 100km event, which … [Read more...]

Gold Coast royalty ‘Thwaite’ signs

JORDAN QUINN NPL side Gold Coast United have announced the signing of former A-League defender Michael Thwaite to bolster their squad for the 2019 season. Brisbane-born Thwaite, 35, is excited about the opportunity to return to the Gold … [Read more...]

Local boccia club to compete in tri-series

ISABELLA NEAL The Gold Coast Boccia Club is gearing for the final round of the local series in its inaugural year ahead of the state championships.  Boccia is a precision ball sport similar to lawn bowls played by people with motor … [Read more...]

Referees call full-time on abuse

JORDAN QUINN What began as a routine football match at Broadbeach Soccer Club ended with physical altercations involving the crowd, referees locked in their rooms for safety and the ejection of a team from the Coast League competition. The … [Read more...]

Disability activist inspires change

ISABELLA NEAL “You can’t, you won’t, you will never...” These are words that Amy Tobin has heard ever since she was diagnosed with spastic quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy at a mere five days old before suffering a secondary brain hemorrhage. Now, at … [Read more...]

Motorcycle fans flock to Dust Hustle 7

Riders wait at Dust Hustle 7

BODHI CUTLER Thousands of motorcycle fans descended upon north Brisbane’s Micky Doohan Raceway over the weekend for the Ellaspede Dust Hustle 7. The amateur motorbike event began in 2014 and features amateur riders competing on a dirt track in … [Read more...]

Junior league debates weighty issue

JAKE GALLAGHER Chances are you’ve seen the video: a nine-year-old rugby league player estimated at 80kg lumbering unimpeded through a team of players half his size. The viral footage shows the mini-mountain scoring at will, his smaller opponents … [Read more...]

Gold Coast in the race for world athletics championships

ELOISE LE GROS The Gold Coast is a possible candidate to host future International Association of Athletics Federations’ world championships, according to its president. IAAF President Sebastian Coe said the federation may be looking to the … [Read more...]