Griffith Dragons end season undefeated

Jakob Cerneka Griffith Dragons

JAKE KEARNAN The Universities Rugby League Queensland competition concluded last Wednesday with the Griffith Dragons wrapping up the season with a grand final win over the University of Queensland Hounds.   The Dragons met the Hounds in … [Read more...]

OutdoorX takes over Sanctuary Cove

OutdoorX showcased all the latest outdoor lifestyle equipment

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Australia’s newest outdoor lifestyle event, OutdoorX, took over Sanctuary Cove this weekend, showcasing all the latest outdoor products for fun and adventure.   The event, which ran from September 13 to 15, allowed … [Read more...]

Synchronised swimmer aims for Olympic team

Synchronised swimmer Rachel Presser

SAAVANAH BOURKE Nineteen-year-old Rachel Presser is swimming her way to the top, hoping to individually qualify for a spot on the Australian Synchronised Swimming team.   Swimmers selected for the team will compete at the upcoming … [Read more...]

New marathon swim comes to Coast

Swim the Gold Coast event

HUNTER HUTCHEN A new 21.5km ocean swimming event is hitting Gold Coast shores in 2020.   The Swim the Gold Coast distance swimming event, which was announced by World Series Swims this week, will take place on May 30 next … [Read more...]

Beach rugby has action-packed future

Beach Rugby Australia

SAKARA BELL Beach Rugby Australia will present its second ever International Beach Rugby Festival at Kirra Beach this weekend, and the association believes the sport is ready to go further.   Beach Rugby Australia’s event director Peter … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Event tackles body image in female athletes

Female athlete in training

JADE MCGARRY Bond University is hosting a seminar and panel discussion tonight to investigate the way body image and performance requirements can affect female athletes.   The Female Athlete Body Image and Performance seminar will focus … [Read more...]

Motorsport evens field for female competitors

Avalon Biddle preparing the Kawasaki 400cc for team mate Shelby Turner

TAYLA RELPH Many elite sports create a firm gender gap, with male and female athletes competing separately. But motorsport is different, allowing female athletes to compete in the same events as their male counterparts.   Why? Because … [Read more...]

Female skateboarders shred stigma

Indigo Willing at Rock Up and Rip

ASHLEE STENNER Girls of all ages around Brisbane are proving that skateboarding is not just a sport for boys, thanks to local group Girls Skate Brisbane. The group was created by three female skateboarders - Indigo Willing, Evie Ryder and Tora … [Read more...]