Sport

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...

Out with old, in with new

Alfie reaches new heights

Come and try kayaking

Going for gold

Ninjas reaching for big leagues

Little athletes get their game on

These girls ain’t no lightweights

Taking charge of the court

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...

School holiday camp a chance to hone skills

About 40 youngsters took part in a two-day basketball camp during the school holidays to learn the tricks of the trade from former Perth...

Local talent hits the big league

After playing softball for the best part of the past decade, Roleystone resident Tammy Bosman decided it was time to broaden her horizons and...

From Perth to the international stage

A local high school sports star will spend his school holidays abroad competing against the world’s best in softball. Kelmscott Senior High student Aaryan Kapoor...

ARK’s eye off Singapore tournament

A local junior rugby union club is hoping to send a team full of stars to an international competition later this year, but they need your...

Grand final wasn’t meant to be

Club hosted the first grade final of the Swan Helena Districts Cricket Association against Swan View on Saturday and Sunday at Karragullen Oval.The team’s home ground at Cross Park...

Black belts well earned

For many young karate enthusiasts achieving their black belt is on the top of their list, but for two local students it is a...

Roleystone skate bowl comes alive

Skateboarding enthusiasts as young as two years old turned up in large numbers at Roleystone Skatepark last weekend to learn new tricks and show...

New colts side hopes to shine

Roleystone Tigers Football Club E1 team came so close last year but unfortunately came unstuck at the final hurdle in the grand final against...

Cup glory for Roleystone Karragullen

Roleystone Karragullen Cricket Club hosted the 2018-19 President’s Cup final at Cross Park on Sunday afternoon. The President’s Cup is the one-day cricket flag for...

Soaring to new heights

Apprentice spray painter Jamie Gill has proven he has what it takes to take on the best in his sport despite experiencing a number of injuries in...

Age is no barrier for Champion Lakes rowers

Recently retired and in her sixties, Sue Howard loves the fact that rowing gives her a complete workout of not only her body but...

Members fitness class fight

A large number of Armadale Arena members were urging the City of Armadale to reconsider its decision to cancel all group fitness classes at...

Gosnells teams dominate Kev Cup

Gosnells Cricket Club past and present players dominated in all three games of this year’s Kevin Loaring Cup, which is held to celebrate the...

Local legend’s life to be celebrated

Mark your calendars, as January 20, 2019 is a very important date for many people in the Gosnells and Roleystone Karragullen cricket circles.It is the day two...

Funding grants help two sporting clubs build new home

Ten years of fundraising has paid off for two of Roleystone’s oldest sporting clubs after they were given the green light this week for...

Grand final glory for Roleystone’s senior women

Roleystone Karragullen Cricket Club have won their first silverware of the 2018/19 season with the inaugural senior women’s team defeating Applecross Red in a...

Club’s member boost

As the old saying goes, from little things big things grow and not a truer word could be spoken about Byford Basketball Association. With about...

Taking on the soccer world

The soccer world is 15-year-old Freeman Nyatsambo’s oyster as he gears up to play in his second international championship next month. The talented Camillo boy...

Children go wild about meeting their idols

Perth Wildcats veteran guard Damian Martin and 25-year-old new recruit Mitch Norton took to the court recently for a basketball activity of a special...

Future champions start at the local skate park

Children, youths and adults packed out Roleystone’s Skate Park earlier this month for a clinic and jam session to learn the ins and outs...

Age no deterrent to ability

About 70 riders took to the tracks last weekend for a non-competitive motocross day like no other.The Lightweight Motorcycle Club hosted the event which saw riders from five...

Fee waivers bring relief

Members from three sporting groups breathed a sigh of relief last month after councillors voted unanimously to waive significant fees and charges for the...

Jayden’s glory moment

In a few years’ time Jayden Ryder would love to be known as one of the world’s most famous indigenous soccer stars.At just 12-years-old...

Dream day for young West Coast Eagles fan

Even though it has been a little over a month since the AFL grand final, Trigger Dunn still gleams from ear to ear whenever...

Brothers ready to take on the nation’s best

Two Kelmscott Senior High School brothers will pack their bags early next year to travel east and represent WA in the 2019 Softball Australia...

Riders fight for state plates

More than 20 riders from Byford BMX Club took to the jumps like a pro last month for the BMX Sports Western Australia 2018...

It’s a polocrosse sisterhood

Four sisters, who were all born and bred in Jarrahdale gave 110 per cent of their efforts in this year’s Australian Nationals Polocrosse Championships.Known...

Tough fight for Centrals

Last Saturday saw the staging of the PFNL League Football grand final between the Mundijong-based Centrals Football Club and Pinjarra Football Club.Going into the...

Sisters to take on the best

Four sisters, who were all born and bred in Jarrahdale, will take on the best of the best next month in the Australian Nationals...

Howzat? New pitch set to bowl over cricketers

Junior cricketers and students from West Byford Primary will have a new pitch to play on this summer following the installation of a community...

Perfect day for moto champs

The 2018 State Moto Trials Championships were held last Sunday in Jarrahdale in what was a great family-friendly day out.The event featured some of...

Roleystone Tigers tough it out on big stage

The Roleystone Tigers went into the 2018 WAAFL E1 grand final on Saturday full of confidence after a great but tough preliminary final win...

Jake Howe: first WA wheelchair rugby international in a decade

Local para-athlete Jake Howe will become Western Australia’s first wheelchair rugby representative at a major championship in 10 years when he competes at the...

Sporting facilities on the forefront

A lack of major sport and recreation facilities in Perth’s fast-growing outer suburbs has seen 11 local governments including Armadale, Canning, Gosnells and Serpentine-Jarrahdale...

Big Win for Bulldogs

The Kelmscott Bulldogs went into last weekend’s games with a team of players on the sidelines with work and injuries but came away from...

Club’s top honour

The Gosnells Bowling Club mantelpiece will need to make way for more silverware after the club took out top honours at an awards night...

A bit of biffo on the New Horizon

Professional wrestling isn’t something that’s necessarily on everyone’s radar, but thanks to a few locally minded groups, the fringe sports entertainment product is on...

Former soccer star makes hockey history

Almost 15 years after he turned his back on soccer, Jason Gabriel has just made hockey history.The Victoria Park Xavier Hockey Club striker has...

Homegrown club’s expansion plans

Kelmscott Football Club is continuing its resurgence and is on the lookout for future footy stars.A collection of lifelong Kelmscott club members, supporters and...

Punching above her weight

Fighting for Australia since the age of 15 Gosnells local Caitlin Parker has always had a competitive edge and taste for success.Her first trip...

Competing against the best

More than 30 riders competed in the BMX Australia Nationals Championships last month showing off their skills on the track on behalf of Byford...

Byford BMX Club lights up

Riders at the Byford BMX Club will showcase their skills at night from now on thanks to a recent upgrade of lighting facilities on...