Sport

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...

Doing laps for Troy

Jersey promotes powerful message

A muddy affair

Ready for the big league

Reserve’s flash new look

In memory of Stu

Could you run 350kms?

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...

Girls hit a home run

Three budding softball talents will make the trip east later this year to compete in the School Sport Australia Championship.Representatives from around the state...

Bentley struggles during final

Grand final frustration for Bentley Cricket Club saw their only title-contending team knocked out for less than 100 runs on the weekend.Facing up at...

Brigade heats up the competition

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A group of 17 Roleystone firefighters have returned home after a gruelling athletic competition that pitted them against the best volunteers in the country.The...

Local medal hero in third Olympics

Debbie Woods said events like the Special Olympics had given her son a great deal of purpose in life.Mrs Woods and her 32-year-old son...

Pre-season blitz set to raise pulses

The 2017 Men’s State Basketball League Pre-Season Blitz will be held this weekend, with 16 teams lining up for a fast-paced start to the...

New team, new strength

Women’s football is taking off in Perth’s southeast suburbs and club organisers say it has helped develop more than just ball skills.After a season...

Night games at the ready

Night games were set to become reality for Gosnells City Football Club after it successfully applied for a Burt Stronger Communities Program grant.Member for...

Making volleyball history

Western Australia’s state volleyball teams made history this month when both appeared at the national finals in Melbourne for the first time.Coached by Rossmoyne...

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

Lynwood United under 16 player Chris Johnstone has overcome numerous challenges to win gold at the Special Olympics Australia Junior National Games.The 15-year-old was...

Club seeks volunteers

Last week saw the completion of round nine and a break from competing for the Byford Basketball Association.On September 20 the competition came to...

Grand final for Armadale

The under 12’s at the Armadale Soccer Club had a great season this year making it to the grand final.They took on Rockingham on...

Long season comes to an end

Canning City Soccer Club's long season has come to an end with a 3-0 defeat against Forrestfield United on September 16.The loss capped off...

Report says rural footy players are happier, healthier

Rural Australians who play football are healthier, happier and better connected with those around them according to a new report.The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre...

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...