Gold Coast race stretches 320km

BRIANNA MORRIS-GRANT Australia’s first ever 200 mile race is coming to the Gold Coast this month. https://youtu.be/pZMHUMwBuek The Altra Nerang 200 calls on runners from around the world to beat 200 miles – 320 kilometres – on a 25km loop … [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 infamous … [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...]

Women’s ACL injury reduction becomes cross-code goal

Miranda Ohara puts Jess Wuetschner through injury risk reduction training

EMMA DILLON There are many barriers for women participating in elite level sport; most female athletes need to work to supplement their playing income, access to facilities is often arranged to accommodate men’s fixtures, and media coverage remains … [Read more...]

Game, set and match for Redcliffe Open

Redcliffe Open winner Mitchell Robins

AARON GOODWIN After a fortnight of high-octane tennis from more than 200 players, the winners have been decided at the 2018 Redcliffe Open. Mitchell Robins pulled off a surprising win over number one seeded Jayden Court in the Men’s final, … [Read more...]

Touch football steps from league shadow

SHILOH PAYNE The NRL has wrapped their inaugural touch football premiership, granting new opportunities for elite players. It is the first significant opportunity the low-contact sport has been given to explore a nationally broadcast competition, … [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...]

Online coverage heralds new chapter for QAFL

Broadbeach Benji Neal with Palm Beach opponents

AARON GOODWIN Weekend warriors have been going into battle for their local Aussie Rules clubs in Queensland since the 1920s. Since then, the state’s AFL competition has moved on in leaps and bounds, and this year is no exception marking, as it does, … [Read more...]

Brisbane Lines win 2018 Reclink Brisbane Community Cup

Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett with Reclink founder Peter Cullen holding up the 2018 cup

EMMA DILLON The Brisbane Lines took out the third annual Reclink Brisbane Community Cup yesterday, winning the match 6.7.43 - 5.6.36. The Reclink Brisbane Community Cup is an all-star AFL match pitting the Brisbane Lines, a team of music … [Read more...]