Sport

Life’s now a volleyball beach party at Piara Waters

Volleyball players interested in playing at the new courts at Novelli Pavilion are being asked to express their interest.Armadale’s first volleyball courts were officially...

Tennis courts up to scratch

Tennis players can now experience renewed courts thanks to upgrades to the Park Road facilities.Byford Tennis Club successfully applied for a $29,500 grant through...

Piara Waters man takes out WA open

Skatepark in line for a makeover

Valued vollies kept season alive

From footy to a career

‘We’ve got to do something’

Our future AFL players

Club’s Super Saturday

Losses for Perth against Adelaide, Brisbane

Perth Heat opened up its double-header on January 7 with a thrilling clash against the Adelaide Giants in the Brisbane Hub.Thanks to the complications...

Skatepark in line for a makeover

Local skaters are over the moon after an announcement by the premier.Byford Skate Park will receive a makeover and extension if the McGowan government...

Local girls help secure premiership

Eight talented young football stars from Perth’s south-east have helped the South Fremantle women’s AFL youth team to secure the Rogers Cup Premiership for 2020.The...

Valued vollies kept season alive

Members of the local sporting community have gathered at Mundijong Oval at the weekend to celebrate the invaluable volunteers that made the difficult season...

From footy to a career

Despite a significant decline in junior football players, a local club has come up with an initiative to encourage the young to join sporting...

‘We’ve got to do something’

A local sporting club has pleaded with the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale to undertake urgent maintenance on its ageing recreation centre, with insulation falling...

Our future AFL players

Two talented young footballers from Perth’s south-east are another step closer to their dream of a career in the AFL after being selected for...

Club’s Super Saturday

The community has gathered at Centrals Football Club at the weekend to celebrate its last home game in what has been a rocky season...

Free mental health programs for local sport clubs

In light of the challenges that COVID-19 has imposed on the community, Bouncing Back is offering free mental health awareness to sporting clubs throughout...

New Willetton Stadium wows local sport fans

Thousands of local people gathered last week to welcome the completion of the Willetton Basketball Stadium expansion.For more than 17 years, the Willetton Basketball...

Footy legends made life members

Two reserves’ players from the Willetton Football Club played their 150th game during Past Players Day last weekend, earning them a life membership at...

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...

Bulldogs celebrate return with 58-point win

The boys in blue and white have started the football season on a high, with the Kelmscott Bulldogs’ reserves and league teams securing comfortable...

Club’s triumphant return

The Canning Vale Senior Football Club returned to competitive football last Saturday, with the change of guidelines from the state government allowing contact sport.A...

Local community mourns passing of ‘passionate joker’

Passionate, determined, loyal, always a joker, and the life of the party were some of the things that Travis Offord will be remembered for.The...

Local footy team ready

The Canning Vale Senior Football Club has returned for training sessions and they are now looking forward to commencing the competition when the time...

Students’ virtual run takes them to Brisbane

More than 200 St Norbert College staff and students participated in a virtual cross-country carnival collectively running 4,785.6 kilometres.Each participant was entitled to record...

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...