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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 , 2 months 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 , 2 months 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 , 4 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 , 6 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 , 7 months ago

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Umpire Education on Track

As the old saying goes, you learn something new everyday.  Six of Arana Netball’s new umpires joined one of their experienced umpires Emilie, at Downey Park earlier this month for Beginner and NetSetGo umpire workshops. The umpires came away with the knowledge and confidence needed to umpire their first season. The umpiring education doesn’t stop courtside; umpiring convenor, Bri Streeter,... Read More

by Editorial Team , 7 months ago

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State Selection for Talented Young Local

Congratulations to Georgia Harris from Arana Ascot Junior Hockey Club on her selection to play for the Queensland Under 15’s team for 2020. You may remember Georgia from a story we published in the September issue of The Hills Echo, where this talented youngster was part of the Queensland Under 13’s team that won a Gold medal in the National... Read More

by Editorial Team , 7 months ago

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Synchro Stars Shine at State Championships

Congratulations to our local Synchronised Swimming club, the Neptunes, on a successful 2020 Artistic Swimming Queensland State Championships at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Southport on the weekend of 7th and 8th March.  The team walked away with a plethora of medals as listed below;  • Gold medals: Grade 2 Duet, Senior Technical Duet and   Open Free Age Team... Read More

by Editorial Team , 7 months ago

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The Next Generation of Swimming Superstars

Congratulations to the Electric Eels Swimming Club for taking out the 2020 Bronte Barratt Shield at the Samford Pool last month. The Eels have broken Samford’s 5 year winning streak with a well deserved win. Bronte Barratt, 3 time Olympian, medalist and ex-Samford Stingray made an appearance and has again inspired the next generation of swimmers. Despite weather forecasts, Samford Swim Club... Read More

by Editorial Team , 8 months ago

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A Local Club with an Admirable Vision

Arana Netball welcomed new and returning members to the 2020 season with a Sign On day on 2nd February. Friendly as ever, the committee on hand was excited to meet players and families.  Arana Netball’s committee is made up of members of their community, coaches, players, umpires and parents. The committee is passionate about creating a welcoming, family inclusive club... Read More

by Editorial Team , 8 months ago

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