Sport

Parish soccer draws crowd

The youth group at Scared Heart Parish in Thornlie hosted a soccer tournament earlier this month, which saw hundreds of residents and visitors, descended...

Armadale activities to rock tourists

The Armadale Visitor Centre recently released its Perth Hills Armadale Regional Guide showcasing engaging activities for locals and tourists alike.The guide has been categorised...

Inspirational athlete

Club seeks volunteers

Grand final for Armadale

Long season comes to an end

No pressure basketball proving popular

Bridging the gap

Pitch funding push

The Army defeat United

Hawks two teams off to grand final

Club’s winning year

Games growing by the minute

Breaking barriers

Gosnells eyes finals

Gosnells determination not enough

Give it a whack

Future star in the making

Captain of the Armadale youth soccer team Lochlan Cameron is set to attend the Platinum International Football Academy next year.The prestigious academy based in...

No pressure basketball proving popular

Round seven of the Byford Basketball competition finished last week with the under 16 and18 teams taking to the court at the Serpentine Jarrahdale...

Bridging the gap

Cannington Police said they were keen to host more sport competitions with local teams after a successful Australian Rules Football game against Clontarf College...

Pitch funding push

The City of Armadale has committed to spending $27,000 to develop a new cricket pitch at Creyk Park.At its August 14 meeting council voted...

Police and Clontarf boys go head to heard

The Cannington Cops Australian Rules Football team has walked away victors over Clontarf College following a friendly last week.On August 30 at 4.30pm both...

The Army defeat United

Armadale have snapped a five match-losing streak as they defeated Joondalup United 2-1 in the final round of the PS4 NPLWA season at Alfred...

Hawks two teams off to grand final

The Gosnells Hawks qualified two teams for next Saturday’s WAAFL C2 Division Grand Finals but the reserves failed narrowly to join the league and...

Club’s winning year

With the finals quickly approaching the Gosnells Hawks football team are working hard to ensure they are ready.This Saturday, supporters of the league and...

Games growing by the minute

The Byford Basketball Association’s under 10 competition was well underway and going well with four teams performing better and better each week.On August 7...

Breaking barriers

It can be difficult to adjust to life in a new country but thanks to a Communicare project and the dedication of one Southern...

Gosnells eyes finals

With the home and away fixtures now completed, the Gosnells Hawks qualified the league, reserves and colts teams for the WAAFL final series.The E...

Gosnells determination not enough

It was a disappointing game for Gosnells City FC when they took on Forrestfield United on Saturday afternoon.Kick off at Walter Padbury Reserve marked...

Give it a whack

Following the success of other women’s sport competitions the Forrestdale Cricket Club was working with the West Australian Cricket Association and the City of...

Fillies fired up for fight

Forrestdale Football Club’s first women’s team was hopeful it would compete in an organised premiership by 2018.The Forrestdale Fillies have already competed in three...

Footy school carnival a big hit

The Gosnells Hawks league team recorded a hard fought victory over Canning Vale last Saturday.The game played in heavy ground conditions was even until...

Gosnells in draw

It was a sombre start to the football game between Gosnells City and Dianella White Eagles on Saturday with both teams observing a minute’s...

Riding a wave of success

Three Armadale girls will travel to New South Wales with Olympic futures in their sights after discovering a passion and talent for canoeing.The O’Callaghan...

Hawks triumphant

The Gosnells Hawks league, reserves and colts football teams recorded wins over Swan Valley last week but Curtin University Wesley defeated the thirds.The league...

Gosnells takes cup

Despite the biting cold and steady rainfall, Gosnells City met Canning City at Willetton Reserve for the finals of the Frank Longstaff Cup on...

Finals contenders

The Gosnells Hawks had a mixed day last Saturday with the league and reserve teams recording victories but the colts and the third team...

Teams ready for ‘El Classico,’

Canning City and Gosnells City played for silver on Wednesday night in the highly anticipated Frank Longstaff Cup.Dubbed by some as the ‘El Classico’...

AFL stars promote life skills

Some of Perth's best-known former Australian Rules Football players have visited Armadale to mentor young people in the City of Armadale on life skills.As...

Hawks team still on top

The Gosnells Hawks had a successful day last Saturday with the league, reserves and colts teams recording victories but the third team went down...

Skate park is a go

The long anticipated Byford skate park is starting to take shape with site works for stage one of the projects already underway and construction...

From kayak champ to ambassador

An Olympian who regularly trains at Champion Lakes said he was thrilled to be selected as an ambassador for the owner and operator of...

Wins for colts and Hawks

The Gosnells Hawks league and colts teams recorded victories last Saturday but the reserves and thirds both lost.The games were played in cold and...

Sports pros help out youth

The young people from Serpentine Jarrahdale Community Recreation Centre at the Belmont Oasis Leisure Centre joined reigning NBL Champions Angus Brandt and Dexter Kernich-Drew...

Club offers clinics

The South East Storm Basketball Club in Byford is offering a coaching clinic at the Serpentine Jarrahdale Community Recreation Centre to coincide with the...

Clifton Reserve change rooms to be upgraded

Canning Vale sporting clubs playing at Clifton Reserve will soon have new change rooms after the City of Canning council voted unanimously to support...

Hawks in good form

The Gosnells Hawks Football team had a successful day last Saturday with the league, reserves and colts all recording victories over Bassendean but the...

Rough game for city

Gosnells City played South West Phoenix in a tense match at the Walter Padbury Reserve in Thornlie last Saturday.From the moment the referee blew...

Motivation machine

To thunderous applause from hundreds of students’ professional boxer and Olympian Danny Green was welcomed at the Serpentine Jarrahdale Recreation Centre.Organised by the SJ...

Girls kicking goals

Earlier this month the inaugural Ken Wyatt Cup was held at Harmony Fields Oval in Maddington to celebrate education, employment and Australian football participation...

Canning finally triumph

Canning City Soccer Club won its first game of the season last weekend in a tight battle at home against South West Phoenix.After nine...

Hairy Hawks shaving for a cause

The Gosnells Hawks Football Club were preparing to fundraise for beyondblue in a bid to promote good mental health and tackle the stigma attached...

Hawks on a winning streak

Gosnells Hawks Football Club recorded victories over Canning South Perth in league and reserves but the thirds went down to Quinns District last Saturday.The...

Gosnells City show true fighting spirit

Gosnells City FC took on Mosman Park’s Western Knights last Saturday at the Walter Padbury Reserve in Thornlie.Kick off started at 3pm and saw...

School secret’s out

It has been kept under wraps for almost six months but Serpentine Jarrahdale Grammar School finally revealed its secret to a large group of...

Gosnells top of their game against UWA

To loud shouts of ‘c’mon Gosnells,’ Gosnells City played UWA Nedlands FC at the Walter Padbury Reserve on Saturday.Kick off was at 3pm and...

History made

History was created by the Gosnells Hawks Football Club when father and son Nathan and Ethan Hansen took the field in the West Australian...

Couple got game

With the population of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale growing, Byford residents Trevor Holmes and Maryann Ellis said they saw a need to cater...

Thornlie’s tight game

Thornlie Senior Football Club played an exciting league game against Noranda City Football Club last Saturday.Hundreds of supporters flocked to Berehaven Oval in Thornlie...

Hawks still undefeated

The Gosnells Hawks league team remain the only undefeated team in WAAFL Division C2 with a hard fought victory over Swan Valley last week.The...

Judo star off to nationals

Southern River College student Jordan Boxell is off to the eastern states to represent WA in the National Judo Championships in June.A judo enthusiast...

Frustrating game for Canning City SC

Canning City Soccer Club went down by two goals against UWA-Nedlands on the weekend after a frustrating afternoon as visitors.From the first whistle Canning...

Athlete overcomes odds to compete

A Kelmscott family travelled to Busselton at the beginning of this month to support a friend who took part in the Ironman 70.3 triathlon.Held...

Falcons de-feathered by an in-form East Freo

A depleted Forrestdale Falcons were thumped by East Fremantle last Saturday and lost by nearly 100 points.East Fremantle were slick and skilful in their...

Armadale youth footy teams continue strong form

The three Armadale Junior Football Club youth teams played their second round of the season last weekend with victories for two of the sides.On...

Thornlie students represents WA

Thornlie resident Trigg Faulkner crashed his bike the day before he was due to represent the state.Trigg was selected by the School Sport WA...

Lynwood makes it three wins in a row

Playing at home, Lynwood Ferndale Football Club Panthers league team defeated Bassendean on the weekend.The Lynwood players were fired up to make it three...

Gosnells goes down to Joondalup

Gosnells City welcomed Joondalup City for round three of the All Flags State League Division One game.Held at the Walter Padbury Reserve on Saturday...

Champion students excel

St Norbert College students MJ Jansen van Rensburg and Lubin Benedict have become national athletics champions after winning events at the 2017 Australian Athletics...

Girls make a move

Serpentine Jarrahdale Community Recreation Centre has welcomed the Federal Government’s Girls Make Your Move campaign.The campaign aims to give girls’ aged 12 to 19...

First game, first win

The Mundijong Centrals Football club started its season with an epic win against South Mandurah on April 1.The Centrals claimed victory with the score...

El Classico of the south east metro region

Gosnells City and Canning City played in the annual bi-club competition at the Walter Padbury Reserve in Thornlie on Saturday.Both sides battled it out...

Young netballer is off to umpire school

Southern River student Tahlia Bennett was recently accepted into the Netball WA State Umpiring Academy Program.The 16-year-old Harrisdale resident has been playing the sport...

Light up the game

The Centrals Football Club in Mundijong is set to take on South Mandurah in a historic game on April 1.For the first time in...

Enthralled by rugby

Thornlie Senior High School welcomed NRL legend Petero Civoniceva last month to address its Rugby Academy students.Mr Civoniceva received a thunderous round of applause...

Juniors narrowly defeated

The under 15s at Kelmscott Junior Cricket Club suffered a narrow defeat on Sunday afternoon.The nail biting match saw them lose to Serpentine Jarrahdale...

Girl empowerment

Gosnells City Football Club was looking for female players for its under 15s, under 17s and senior women’s teams.Coach Ann Gourley said the club...

School’s footy program

Serpentine Jarrahdale Grammar School is preparing to introduce an AFL and AFLW Football Academy in semester two.The academy was inspired by the head of...

Sisters represent Australia

Suzette Thomas and her sister Elizabeth Reid will be representing Australia in a polocrosse test match against South Africa in April.The former Jarrahdale resident...

New home for rugby

After 18 years of sharing facilities with the Kelmscott Senior Football Club the Arks Rugby Union Football Club finally have a home they can...

Slithering slope race at Serpentine

Sunday’s Snakes N Ladders trail race held by the Perth Trail Series saw 289 racers take to the bush at Serpentine National Park in...

Facilities to receive upgrade

Canning Vale Senior Football Club President Stewart Johnson has welcomed a $457,000 grant to upgrade their facilities at Clifton Park after years of lobbying.Earlier this...

Hitting the big time

When the Chicago Cubs won the World Series last year and broke a 71-year-old loosing streak Byford resident Liam Olsesen was ecstatic.The 16-year-old baseball...

Ground receive funding boost

The City of Gosnells has been allocated funding for two major projects under the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund grants.The city will receive...

Clubs wanted for Harrisdale pavilion

With the opening of the $8million Harrisdale sporting pavilion and playing fields about two months away, sporting clubs were being invited to register their...

Plan peddles new bike trails

Perth’s south-east could become a mountain biking hub over the next decade according to the Perth and Peel Mountain Bike Master Plan 2016-26 released...

Standing still for their sport

The Byford BMX Club Mannequin Challenge video received more than 7000 views when it was uploaded to their Facebook page in the early hours...

Bletchley Blasters road to nationals

The Bletchley Park girls cricket team won the state level finals on November 24 at the WACA beating Wembley Primary School 220 to 109.The...

Girls kicking goals

Following the participation of Serpentine Jarrahdale Grammar School girls in the Dockers Cup competition in August the demand for an all girls football team...

Floored by opportunity

Piara Waters resident Matt Murray, 25, will don the green and gold for the men’s World Floorball Championships in Riga, Latvia from December 3...

A rising star

Gosnells City Football Club player Jack Wam’z Kiama has been called a star in the making by the club when he won the best...

Spectacular rally drivers

On Saturday afternoon the Jarrahdale state forest played host to the final round of the WA State Rally Championships.Thirty rally cars raced in three...

Not dragon her feet

Armadale dragon boat paddler Julia Ward will represent Australia in the International Dragon Boat Federation’s World Nations Championships hosted by China in August next...

Davidson smashes maiden ton

SJ Blues batsman, Liam Davidson, hit his maiden century on Saturday scoring 150 not out as his side easily accounted for East Fremantle on...

Tough fight for the big cup

The highly anticipated KCA-Maddington Cup was played on October 9 in Seville Grove and saw fans cheering for the two sides that fought hard...

Clubs may get cut

Reports from a document presented at a council meeting on September 27 showed the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale had a $22.45 million funding shortfall...

No limits to participation

The Southern Districts Netball Association in Langford launched its No Limits Netball program on October 18.Around 20 participants took part in the first session...

Nothing stops the one armed man

The Serpentine Jarrahdale Lions Country Fair on October 1 and 2 saw a crowd of more than 10,000 people with one of the main...

Shed history soaked in glory

Armadale resident and former president of Glory Shed Supporters Club, Basil Hanna remembers a time when he used to listen to soccer games on...

Making the top chop

Byford Oh Doh Kwan Taekwondo competitors are proving they have what it takes after coming away with 10 medals at the state championships and...

Join the Armadale Sporting Club committee

With the sports season about to switch from winter to summer the Armadale Sporting Club has put the call out for new members.The club...

Club raises awareness of deadly asthma

Mundijong Centrals Football Club will put its coaches to the test to raise money for asthma at its Coaches for a Cause match on...

Jumping to the top

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will be well represented at this year’s National Interschool Equestrian Championships with five students selected to compete for WA.Darling...

Cheering goes national

The Carey Baptist College cheerleading team’s hard work paid off earlier this month at the Cheer and Dance National Championships on the Gold Coast.The...

‘Greyhound industry is very clean’

The West Australian greyhound industry was far removed from the cruelty and misconduct occurring in the eastern states according to Greyhounds WA chief executive...

On a roll to the nationals

A group of Armadale rollerskaters are representing WA in Melbourne this week at the 2016 Rollerskating Nationals.Armadale Redbacks Rollerskating Club members Mary and her...

Footy pathway for girls

Riverton Junior Football Club girls are excited about the future of their sport after the Fremantle Dockers recently secured an AFL license for the...

PM’s hot $6m for ballpark

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pledged $6 million to expand Thornlie’s Baseball Park into a premier sporting and events facility if re-elected on July...

Keogh a good sport when it comes to gifting to clubs

Labor candidate for Burt Matt Keogh was aiming to woo sporting clubs with the announcement of $160,000 for the Armadale Gymnastics Club and Forrestdale...

Morton puts bounce on treasurer

The proposed $11 million Willetton Basketball Stadium expansion has hit the federal radar following a visit by Treasurer Scott Morrison last week.Liberal candidate for...

‘Mills Park exceeds my expectations’

The City of Gosnells has hit a high point with its redevelopment of Mills Park according to Premier Colin Barnett, who opened the stage...

Farewell for Hockeyroos Rio style

Hockeyroos players were given a taste of Brazil in Canning Vale last week as they prepare to depart for Rio de Janeiro to compete...

Heading to Rio

Kelly Hoare started umpiring badminton 20 years ago to ‘get the best seat in the house’ and she’ll certainly have that when she represents...

Family, SES team up to run

The Jarvis family including Josiah, 12, Jane, Jayden, 14, and Lucy Renouf participatin in last year’s Run for a Reason.
An Armadale family will band together with a team of SES volunteers to conquer the HBF Run for a Reason on May 22 in...

Casey to compete at nationals

Armadale resident Casey Dunn will showcase her Judo skills to the country in June. Photograph — Matt Devlin.
Armadale 22-year-old Casey Dunn is blazing a trail for young West Australians with disabilities by dominating judo and in June she will get an...

Maddington Bulls’ player charged

Police have charged a Huntingdale man over an alleged assault during an amateur football match that left a 20-year-old off-duty police officer with a...

Netball club hits 50

Jayne Lill, Irene McKay, Helen Robinson and Helen Prince celebrate the 50th birthday of the Southern Districts Netball Association. Photograph — Kelly Pilgrim–Byrne.
Southern Districts Netball Association celebrated its 50th birthday at the weekend with a celebration at Langford Park sporting complex.Event organiser and life member Irene...