Bid to boost regional sport in SA as volunteer and participation numbers drop

Tony Elletson believes South Australia’s Limestone Coast can be the best regional area in Australia for producing elite athletes.  Through the Limestone Coast Sporting Academy, he trains young people in the region to compete in their sports alongside the best in the state and country.  But he knows local grassroots sport is the starting ground for everyone, … Read more

Victoria floods: Mildura AMT Pro Tour goes to Swan Hill as sport clubs face clean up

Dried and cracked courts, marshy, mud-covered grounds and a piercing lingering odour greet Mildura’s Lawn Tennis Club visitors after widespread flooding in north-west Victoria. Key points: The Mildura AMT Pro Tour tournament will be held in Swan Hill due to flooding Mildura Racing Club will resume horse racing in April The town’s lifesaving club has been keeping members’ skills … Read more

Fans protest during A-League Men match in Newcastle as grand final fallout continues

Spectator protests in the A-Leagues have begun in the wake of the decision to sell hosting rights of the men’s and women’s grand finals. Key points: Newcastle Jets fans unveil a banner and leave their seats in protest on Friday night Sydney will host the A-League Men’s and Women’s grand finals for the next three seasons Brisbane Roar defeat … Read more