Saturday, 19th September, 2020

Representative

Poolman looking to create history as Australian captain at Fast5 World Series

As the Fast5 Netball World Series approaches this weekend, Sam Poolman will be looking to prove she's worthy of bearing the title of Australian captain. For Newcastle's leading netballer, the call-up to the green-and-gold of...

Lake Macquarie confirms attendance for 2019 ICG to be held in Russia

Lake Macquarie mayor Kay Fraser has confirmed the region will once again be participating in the International Children's Games next year, and called on young athletes to put their name forward for the massive...

Jessica Pickering returns from 2018 Youth Olympic Games as trampoline silver medalist

Belmont's Jessica Pickering has returned home as a Youth Olympic Silver Medallist, after delivering a series of clean routines in Buenos Aires earlier this month. Pickering, who recently turned 17, qualified into second place and...

Late try for Kelly confirms victory for new-look Jillaroos against the Ferns

Hunter hero Isabelle Kelly has continued to prove she is one of the best rugby league players in the world, clinching her double within the final five minutes of the Jillaroos' contest against the...

Jillaroos run rampant over Papua New Guinea Orchids in Port Moresby

The Australia Jillaroos - including Hannah Southwell, Bec Young and Holli Wheeler - showed their dominant class as they stormed to a 40-4 victory over the PNG Orchids in Port Moresby. More than 14,000 fans...

Ebzery and the Opals run second at FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

Newcastle's Katie Ebzery and the Australian Opals have claimed silver at the Women's Basketball World Cup in Tenerife after falling to ten-time champions USA 56-73. While the Opals had a strong showing across much of...

Four Hunter footballers named in first ever women’s Prime Minister’s XIII roster

Four Hunter rugby league stars have been named in the first ever women's Prime Minister’s XIII, including NRLW representatives Hannah Southwell, Melanie Howard and Holli Wheeler, and NSW Origin veteran Bec Young. Last year saw...

Ebzery and the Opals march into quarter final showdown against China

Newcastle's Katie Ebzery and the Australian Opals have cantered into the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup quarter final rounds after three straight victories in Pool B, and will now face China for a chance...

Newcastle’s marquee signing Crummer to contest England, France friendlies

Newcastle Jets' newest marquee signing Larissa Crummer has been named as part of the 18-player Matildas squad set to face England and France in October. The squad is headlined by Lisa De Vanna, who is...

Morley runs rampant in the Kyrgyz Republic as young Matildas continue qualification

The Junior Matildas have confirmed their qualification for the AFC U16 Women's Championship after a goal onslaught in the Kyrgyz Republic, with Novocastrian forward Josie Morley providing a key spark for the young squad. The...