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Come and Try the great game of Netball!

As the Downey Park Netball Association 9-Week Blast comes to an end, Arana Netball Club have already prepared additional netball opportunities for our community. Arana Netball Club Inc are offering junior players (7-13year olds) the opportunity to come and try netball or brush up on their skills during the off season with a FREE junior netball clinic. The clinic will... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

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A long legacy of Bocce

We had the pleasure of catching up with the Secretary of the Newmarket Bocce Club, Mario de Marco to learn a bit more about the sport and his involvement. Read our interview below:- How long have you been playing bocce? Well, I remember playing as a teenager. My father built a bocce court at home, which doubled up as a... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

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Bringing local bowlers together

On Tuesday 4th August, many of Ashgrove Bowls Club’s former players played their first social bowls game at Gaythorne Bowls Club, after the recent unfortunate closure of Ashgrove Bowls Club.  The following weeks were challenging for bowlers from the Ashgrove club as they had to manage everything to formally close their club’s facilities. Many of them also had  to transition... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Brilliant Bocce!

Hello, my name is Mario De Marco. Welcome to my world of Bocce! As Secretary of the Newmarket Bocce Club (NBC), I would like to introduce you to Bocce. They say that the game goes back to the Romans so, predominately, Bocce was European and introduced to Australia by immigrants from Europe – especially Italians – in the early 1900’s.... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

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Club Community Reunites

Arana Netball’s return to netball in July has been a wonderful success, they are now over half way through and enjoying some great wins. The greatest part about being back on court for the club is being back with their greater netball community. Although the games look a little different this year, there are still plenty of opportunities to be... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Give Synchro a Go!

Have you ever wanted to try out Synchronised Swimming, now known as Artistic Swimming, but haven’t known where to look? Well look to further! The Neptunes Synchronised Club is located right on the doorstep of our local area at Albany Creek! The club runs recreational synchro for fun and fitness and an introduction to the sport. There is also the... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Spartans Take to Netball Courts

The young Spartans of Mitchelton State High School (MSHS) are firing up, competing in an exciting and recently established Netball Club to develop skills on and off the court.  Established in Term 3 of 2019, the now popular Netball Club began with 10 girls forming a junior team competing in one carnival. Since then, the netball club has increased to... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

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Arana Netball returns to the court!

Arana Netball are excited to be returning to the court in July.  With restrictions easing, Downey Park Netball Association have announced a ‘9-Week Blast’ which will see many players return to netball.  Covid Safe Plans will mean training and games will look a bit different. While this will mean not all players are able to return to netball in 2020,... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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Glory Days of the BRL

With the NRL rugby league season now underway, who else out there remembers the glory days of the Brisbane Rugby League (BRL) competition prior to the Brisbane Broncos starting in 1988? Who used to enjoy watching their favourite team at one of the home grounds used for the competition? Such as Wests Panthers at Purtell Park, Bardon; Brothers at Corbett... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 months ago

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Samford Swimming Champ Tackles Rottnest

Joep Buijs describes setting foot on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island after swimming 19.7km non-stop from the mainland as a rock-star moment.   After swimming for just over 6.5 hours, the 51-year-old Camp Mountain local stood on the sand and was greeted by wild applause from his team, including coach Codie Grimsey, wife Kerry and his two children Jake and Lily. ... Read More

by Editorial Team , 6 months ago

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