Sport

Team’s new-look jumpers

More than four decades after it was first unveiled, the Kelmscott Bulldogs Football Club logo has finally made it onto the club’s new league...

Buti to head inquiry into WA Football Commission

Member for Armadale Tony Buti is set to chair a three-month inquiry into the use of government funding by the state’s Football Commission. Earlier this...

Can you lend a hand?

Saddle up for mental health

Ready to kick some big goals

Softball is in the blood for Avaria

Stumps get art work

Life’s a beach for Ethan

Local clubs devastated by season postponement

As a result of the Perth Football League being postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Canning Vale Senior Football Club has...

Locals take to pool like ducks to water

About 900 people came along to celebrate the re-opening of the City of Gosnells’ Leisure World pool earlier this year.Leisure World’s aquatic areas were...

Fifth time lucky for Willow

A 17-year-old local girl who never thought she could represent the state, has now represented Western Australia for five years in a row.Leeming Senior...

Scientists ready to wow local schools

Jessica Silva has plenty of experience when it comes to chemical reactions. The educator is one of five of the newest Tech for Australia...

Club under attack: members want urgent action

A local club that should be celebrating their 50 year anniversary has been struggling for months due to constant vandalism, leaving staff and horrified...

Can you lend a hand?

Without volunteers, most not-for-profit organisations would struggle to run and this couldn’t be further from the truth for Riding for Disabled Oakford. The organisation helps...

Saddle up for mental health

A breathtaking ride on horseback last Sunday offered youth from all over Perth the chance to experience something new and bring awareness to mental...

Ready to kick some big goals

More than one hundred students are learning the tricks of the trade this year from two experienced footballers including AFL women’s superstar Gabby O’Sullivan. About...

Softball is in the blood for Avaria

A seventeen-year-old local girl will make Western Australia proud by playing in the 2020 School Sport WA 17 years and under girls softball team.Avaria...

Meet Western Australia’s newest tennis sensation

A local year 12 student is already considered one of the top tennis players in the world. Willetton Senior High student Natasha Camer-Pesci is...

Danyl is ready to take on the world

A fourteen-year old local boy is in his third year of representing Western Australia for both beach and indoor volleyball.Danyl Mathews has been playing...

Stumps get art work

Gosnells Cricket Club along with other local clubs received a splash of Aboriginal artwork this month.Cricket stumps are looking different thanks to an initiative...

Life’s a beach for Ethan

A fifteen-year old boy from Canning Vale will be representing Western Australia in this year's Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championship.With only one year of...

Perth Glory stars to attend free event

Perth Glory superstars Shannon May and Jamie-Lee Gale will take time out of their busy schedules to attend a community event next weekend.Armadale Christian Football Club has invited the...

Local student goes from Gosnells to the Superbowl

By now any National Football League (NFL) fan will know Perth-born and former Gosnells football player Mitch Wishnowsky as he took on the big...

Top notch performance earns Amity gold

Amity Dudley is not only a champion in the eyes of her family and trainers but also on the national stage as she recently took home gold at...

There’s just no stopping Ivan

Thirteen-year-old Ivan Nagel is a year eight student and sports lover who will not only be swimming but also running and cycling for Western...

Roleystone take one-day premiership from Kelmscott Cricket Club

Roleystone Karragullen’s second grade side went up against Kelmscott Cricket Club at their home ground of Frye Park on Sunday for the one-day grand...

Local lifesaver among our nation’s very best

Residents of Rossmoyne can swim safely with the knowledge that Harrison Hynes is there to help.The 17-year-old lifesaver recently returned from representing in Europe...

Excitement builds ahead of club’s first day-night match

A local cricket club is hoping to draw big crowds to its inaugural day night fixture under new lights in Byford. SJ Blues Cricket Club...

Club rallies behind Theo

A local motorcycle club has wrapped their arms around one of their own as eight-year-old Theo Thomas and his family come to terms with...

Decade in review

As we tick over to a new year, we thought we would take the time to look back at the decade that was.The last...

Chloe is a standout on and off the track

Chloe Whittleton and her mare True Valorem, otherwise affectionately known as “Lucy” excelled in 2019 with multiple wins in a number of equestrian events.The...

Young hockey player goes up against best of the best

A local hockey superstar competed against some of the best of the best in the world at a recent tournament at Perth Hockey Stadium. Fifteen-year-old...

Battle of the knees and hips

A group of 30 men with hip and knee replacements competed for the Bionic Cup in a field hockey match at Perth Hockey Stadium...

JB and his blaze of glory

Few athletes are likely to sport a more appropriate name than super-fast runner Jordan Blaze Lightbourn.The 15-year-old St Norbert College student was born to...

Sisters fight, compete against world’s best

If you remember Karate Kid you must remember the karate sisters from Canning.Hannah and Rebecca Sullivan are only getting better and more passionate about...

Soccer the key to helping those with cerebral palsy

Innovative research showing how the health of people with cerebral palsy improves through playing soccer is being spread globally by a knowledge-sharing trip.Curtin University's...

No limits for inclusive netball competition

This year's theme for International Day of People with Disability 2019, was promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership and Southern...

Celebrations for Maddington club after a record season

About 150 players, sponsors, guests and club members of the Maddington White City Football Club came together at the Serbian Community Centre on November...

Softballer goes state

A year 10 student will be heading to Melbourne in January to represent Western Australia in the National Softball Championships.Jaymee-Lee Rowe is a talented...

Call out for senior football players

The Rostrata Football Club will be debuting a seniors team next year and are recruiting anyone who is simply willing to have a go...

Roleystone Karragullen women’s sides face off for a spot in the...

It was bitter sweet for Roleystone Karragullen Cricket Club’s two women’s sides on the weekend, as they had to face each other for a...

Trip of a lifetime for netball superstars

Two young girls from Seville Grove and one from Thornlie will soon embark on the trip of a lifetime to showcase their netball skills...

And the gold medal goes to….

Campbell Wright is a champion on and off the mat after winning gold for the second year in a row at the WA State...

No decision on old courts just yet

Members of Byford Tennis Club are forced to continue playing on substandard shire-owned courts after council decided this week to continue discussions about the...

Taking on the world

A spinal disorder has not kept local boy Thomas Rogers down.The Huntingdale resident lives with spinal dysraphism which affects his spine but it has...

Get social with walking hockey

Players of all skills and abilities are invited to come along and try walking hockey in a bid to get outdoors and keep active. Dale...

Women to get a chance at playing footy for Willetton

For so many years girls have had to watch footy from the sidelines as their brothers or partners ran out onto the field but...

Out with old, in with new

A new $8.4 million sports hall at Southern River College will officially hold its grand opening next year with a ceremony that will celebrate...

Olympic hopeful to go overseas for training

Eighteen-year-old Gosnells Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) judo champion Jordan Boxell was officially ranked as number one in Australia in the junior men’s...

Alfie reaches new heights

For some children trampolining is just a bit of fun but for Alfie Curran-Ragan it is serious business. The Cardup boy and Pioneer Village Primary...

Come and try kayaking

Champion Lakes Regatta Centre will play host to a range of kayakers of all different skill levels at a fun-filled session this weekend.The come...

Footy club looking to create women’s team for next year

Willetton are perhaps better prepared for the 2020 season than any year in its history according to Willetton Football Club president Perry Kleppe.The club...

Going for gold

When Ben Popham was younger his physiotherapist gave him two options – either horse riding or swimming and he admits it didn’t take him...

Teen picked up by Dockers women’s draft

Roxanne Roux’s dreams have come true with the football star finding out she has been selected in this year’s NAB AFL Women’s draft.The 17-year-old was picked...

Ninjas reaching for big leagues

It only took an ad on television to encourage Gabrielle and Fletcher Manning to compete in the Australian Junior Ninja Games earlier this year.The...

Determination to be the best pays off for Jay

A Darling Downs BMX rider was in a class of his own at the recent state BMX Championships, taking out the top spot on...

Young touch footy player says it’s in her blood

Her brother and father became the inspiration behind 11-year old Asha Bishop's passion for touch football and she will now represent Western Australia in...

Little athletes get their game on

The season has officially kicked off at the Gosnells and Districts Little Athletics Centre with about 300 people attending the first day of competition.Centre...

New coach ready to kick goals for team

Meet the new 2020 Canning Vale women’s football team coach Paul Williams.Mr Williams has been living in Canning Vale for the past 13 years...

Community supports netball club’s call for proper play facilities

Members of a local netball club have knocked on doors and rallied the community to support them in the hopes of bringing more recreational...

Future champ revving it up for more motocross

Serpentine’s Jake Turner has experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in his favourite sport but is still chomping at the...

These girls ain’t no lightweights

All ages and skill levels were invited to the Moto Girls ride day on Sunday at Lightweight MCC in Byford to have some fun,...

Taking charge of the court

Six West Australians are beaming with pride after winning three gold medals and one silver including three Canning Vale girls and one Leeming boy...

Local tennis players to take on nation’s best

A Willetton and a Kenwick girl will be playing against some of the best under 12 tennis players in Australia from October 12-19 in...

Talented futsal star set to take on the rest of the...

Cate McAuliffe’s skills with a round ball on either a hard or soft surface are certainly nothing to be laughed at. The year six John...

Local boys represent state

Four talented boys from The Willetton Cricket Club and Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) premier league are representing the state in the Australian Under...

Pegasus beats the rest at school athletics carnival

What a better way to start a Monday than with athletics and finish the week with a carnival fully dedicated to young aspiring athletes...

Smith admitted as life member of club

Canning Tigers player Braden Smith has become a life member for the Canning South Perth Football Club after playing over 200 combined colts, league...

Dion’s hitting the high notes

Dion Binod’s talents in the popular racquet sport of badminton have recently landed him some unreal opportunities to represent his state in the sport...

Girls finish incredible season with premiership glory

A team full of girls from years nine to 11 had plenty to celebrate earlier this month after taking home the premiership in the...

Get involved with little athletics fun

The Maddington Little Athletics pre-season has started and everyone was ready to kick off in competitions later on this year.The club has about 100...

Lynwood Ferndale win Premiership

It was an historic win for the Lynwood Ferndale Junior Football Club year nine’s.After two years of hard work and with only having played...

‘Seniors can be the target of robbery and home invasion’

You don’t have to be flexible, young or an expert to learn martial arts.Seniors now have the opportunity to practice martial arts and learn...

New association, new goals for local cricket club

With a premiership in the women’s first year of competition and a grand final appearance from the club’s highest grade last season, the excitement...

Club gears up for best season ever

A local baseball club is hoping to match and even outdo their achievements of last season against teams throughout the metropolitan area.Kelmscott Baseball Club...

Kendrich takes to new sport like a duck to water

After taking part in only four rowing classes Kendrich Daya was hooked on the sport and ready to see where it could take him. The...

Juniors on a high ahead of the grand final

The Lynwood Ferndale Junior Football Club (LFJFC) Year nine's will make it to the grand final after a very wet and windy day against...

Riverton swimmer’s amazing success… and she’s only 11

During her first year of swimming, and only eight-years-old at the time, Mackenzie Bell had already won eight gold medals at the long course...

Young karate members put in the hard yards to earn their...

Two young karate students have put in plenty of blood, sweat and tears into earning their black belts at Traditional Shotokan Karate-Do Federation (TSKF)...

New challenge for cyclists

Kelmscott’s John Dunn Memorial Park will soon receive a new neighbour in the form of a state-of-the-art cycle facility. The $1.5 million John Dunn Challenge...

BMX community rally around injured rider

The BMX community is rallying behind one of their own after hearing the news about his serious crash earlier in the month. Kelmscott resident Jamie...

Courts to undergo testing

Byford’s shire-owned tennis courts will undergo specialised testing to determine a way forward in fixing its damaged surface. Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale councillor Bill Denholm...

White City on a mission

They know their goals, they know how to score and they will not stop until Maddington White City Football Club gets promoted from amateur...

Students too good for teachers

Students won the Principal’s Soccer Cup this year as part of the Lumen Day celebrations at Lumen Christi College.The cup is awarded to the...

Thalia is kicking goals

She gave soccer a go when she was 11 years old and loved it.Now 17-year-old champion Thalia Organ is going to give it her...

Young golfers on course to tee up a big future

Their fathers inspired them to play golf since they were little and two Willetton girls will now represent Western Australia in the WA School...

Run for change at local cricket club

For the last three months Neil Bartlett has been running further than he ever has before, but not for his own benefit, instead to...

Footy oval turned pink for a day

The sidelines along Mundijong Oval were glistening with a pretty shade of pink last weekend as close to 50 women gathered for the Mundijong...

Rossmoyne champs to represent WA in Adelaide

Six students from Rossmoyne Senior High School will be representing Western Australia at the School Sport WA (SSWA) under 15s volleyball team in Adelaide...

Paddling as a family

Families that paddle together stay together, at least for the Florisson siblings, after they won four gold medals and one silver at a Paddle...

Students are game for a win

If you thought training for a marathon was physically hard, think about training for a video game competition at the Esports WA state championship.Electronic...

Hundreds rally behind fantastic footy father

Hundreds of people gathered at Mundijong Oval on Saturday afternoon bursting with excitement and ready to take on as many laps as they could...

Local swimmers to take on nation’s best

Two talented swimmers will soon embark on a trip across the Nullarbor with their teammates to compete against the best of the best from around the...

Willetton champion

Willetton Senior High school student will be travelling to Queensland on the weekend to compete in the School Sport Australia Championship Net- ball 15s...

Go the mighty blue and white

It hasn’t always been smooth sailing for Kelmscott Bulldogs Football Club but the boys in blue and white have certainly hit their stride this...

Armadale ladies go from strength to strength

A dedicated group of women have grabbed the bull by the horns in a state soccer league competition this season. Armadale Soccer Club’s state league...

Doing laps for Troy

A local football club has thrown its support behind one of their beloved families who received some devastating news late last year. Troy Stanborough, a...

Jersey promotes powerful message

On Saturday, July 13, players from the Perth Football League will be wearing the Red Arm Band to raise awareness of and remove racial...

A muddy affair

Keysbrook youngster Blake Baldacchino recently ventured across the Nullarbor to take part in one of the country’s biggest and best off-road endurance races. The Serpentine...

Ready for the big league

Three talented football youngsters have been given a chance to further their skills in the game they love. The Kelmscott Senior High students shone at...

Reserve’s flash new look

A very colourful new sport’s facility upgrade was inaugurated by the City of Canning at Clifton Park last Friday. The community and various council members...

In memory of Stu

A much-loved football coach was remembered last weekend with the Forrestdale Falcons Football Club hosting a special fundraising event in his honour. League coach Stuart...

Could you run 350kms?

James Coffey has been training day in, day out to take on a mammoth 350-kilometre run, all the in the name of charity. Over the...

Taking it up to the boys

Pyper Kent swapped her dancing shoes for a motorbike at a very early age after she realised she preferred life in the fast lane...

Dedicated coach loves seeing player’s progress

Many local sports clubs would not exist without the efforts of volunteers who spend countless hours each week away from their loved ones for...

Masters hit their stride on the water

Perfect weather teamed with plenty of competitive spirit combined to make this year’s Australian Masters Rowing Championships an enormous success. Teams from across Australia travelled...

Club celebrates its long history

The Kelmscott Roos Soccer Club has grown in many ways since its foundation some 50 years ago. Founding member Brian Robb together with a few...

No slowing down for top paddler

A traffic accident four years ago dramatically changed Mark Daniels life, but didn’t take away from his thirst for sporting success. Daniels was t-boned while...