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Everton Park resident named Brisbane’s best hockey player

Jared Taylor from Everton Park has capped a sensational season on local hockey fields by being named Brisbane’s standout male player of the year.  The 25-year-old, who plays for Commercial Hockey Club, has won the coveted Brisbane Hockey Association Best & Fairest Medal. Introduced 40 years ago, the medal is awarded to the player who polls the most votes from... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Bowling at Samford can bring so many benefits!

Have you ever thought of starting the wonderful game of Bowls, but had no clue where to start?  Bowling can provide many health benefits which include; improved fitness, coordination and skill development along with improved mental wellbeing and, of course, there is the social benefit of feeling part of a community. Here we have ‘A Beginner’s Tale’ from local Maria... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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Positivity Prevails at Arana Netball Club

Covid may have disrupted our netball season but it certainly didn’t dampen our spirits! As soon as we were given the go ahead to return to netball, our players and officials could not wait to get underway. With restrictions still in place at the end of the nine week blast, our annual trophy presentation evening was modified to suit. In... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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All set for State at Arana Ascot

There has been much excitement in the air at Arana Ascot Hockey Club with four club members having been selected to play in the Queensland under 15’s squad in 2021. The four talented girls include; Kara Bradley (13years old), Lara Pyle (13 years old), Georgia Harris (14 years old) and Alexa Nguyen (14 years old) who will all trial in... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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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 , 4 months 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 , 4 months 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 , 5 months 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 , 5 months 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 , 5 months 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 , 5 months ago

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