Sports program instils confidence in girls

Suncorp Team Girls

GEORGIA SCHAMPERS AND STAFF WRITERS Suncorp Australia’s Team Girls program is expanding thanks to a recent partnership with Sports Australia, which will help them get more young female players involved in a range of sports.   Suncorp’s … [Read more...]

Title fight puts boxer safety in spotlight

Boxers in the ring

JESSE O’KEEFE  The responsibility of trainers in relation to boxer safety in the ring and the need to protect boxers from the risks of brain injury are in the spotlight following last month’s controversial stoppage of the Australian lightweight … [Read more...]

Brisbane cricket season back with a bang

Bill Albury Oval

DAN KELLY Brisbane Grade Cricket is back with some of the city’s - and the state’s - best cricketers taking to the field for the start of the 2020-21 season.   The return, thanks to Queensland Cricket's endorsement of Cricket … [Read more...]

Norths claim victory in cricket fightback

Brisbane First Grade Cricket round one

DAN KELLY Brisbane Grade Cricket recommenced last weekend with round one of the Bulls Masters First Grade One Day competition taking place across Brisbane.   It was the much-anticipated matchup of the round, with current and former … [Read more...]

Entries closing for Surf Woman of Year

The 2020 finalists from the Surf Girl program

DAN KELLY Surf Life Saving Queensland have revitalised their long-standing Surf Girl program by refreshing the brand to create the new Surf Woman of the Year program and award to celebrate the state’s most outstanding women in surf life … [Read more...]

Local netball players get back on the court

Maddison Ryan

EMILY LOWE With new safe play restrictions in place, netball competitions around Queensland at both local and elite levels are back on the court, and players, coaches and supporters couldn’t be happier.   Coronavirus restrictions have … [Read more...]

Brisbane rugby league is back in action

Carina players Ethan Southwell and Luke Bramley

DAN KELLY & MORGAN O’BRIEN Senior level Queensland Rugby League (QRL) competitions have returned across the state this month under a strict new COVID-safe plan that adheres to state government guidelines.   A strict set of … [Read more...]

Stay active for good mental health

Personal trainer Elly Candi boot camp

LIV EINEMO TOENJUM For years experts have been telling us exercise is good for our physical health, but staying active is just as important for maintaining a happy and healthy headspace.   Clinical and health psychologist Dr Nicola … [Read more...]

Women’s football gets popularity boost

Queensland Lions FC

JACK HOLT Interest in women’s football is on the rise, with Australia bidding for the 2023 Women’s World Cup and 570,000 watching Australia’s first Women’s World Cup match in France on SBS in June.   Football has become Australia’s most … [Read more...]

Gun-ho sport spreads across Queensland

Gel ball gear

MICHIE LEPPARD Gel ball blasters or gel ball guns are an ongoing source of controversy in Australia, with supporters arguing that the realistic looking toy guns that are used in tactical gameplay should be regarded as a harmless sport rather than a … [Read more...]