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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Gold medals adorn deadly volleyball duo

Australian Beach Volleyball player Taliqua Clancy has finished off 2018 on top of her game, after claiming the best server award on the world...

Full-time contract remains elusive for Kamilaroi speedster

This year had its challenges for Wallaroo Mahalia Murphy, who missed out on a spot in the Australian Sevens’ squad right from the get-go. The...

He’s set to slide the world’s most sublime waves, against the world’s best surfers

Australian surfing prodigy Soli Bailey has become just the second Indigenous person to qualify for the World Surf League (WSL) Men's Championship Tour. The 23-year-old...

AFL welcomes Palyku woman as first Indigenous commissioner

An Indigenous woman will become the AFL’s first Indigenous commissioner in 2019. Professor Helen Milroy, a descendent of the Palkyu people of the Pilbara region...

NBL responds to chorus calling for better Indigenous recognition

The National Basketball League (NBL) has announced plans to run an Indigenous Round in 2019 after the Illawarra Hawks’ successful independent Indigenous game. Australian basketball...

AFL legend hopes to forge path for new Indigenous coaches

The Melbourne Demons will welcome a legend into their coaching fold five years after his retirement. Aaron Davey will join the Demons’ training group in...

NBL silent on calls for a comp-wide Indigenous round

The Illawarra Hawks have turned a push into a shove as several of the game’s best players call for a National Basketball League (NBL)...

With his boxing career over, how will Mundine be remembered?

Inspiration for Anthony Mundine came from a variety of sources. People like boxer Lionel Rose, cricketer Eddie Gilbert, musician Yothu Yindi, comedian Ernie Dingo...

Captains step up for revamped 2019 AFLX

AFL star Eddie Betts has been announced as captain of the Deadlys, a special all-Indigenous team to play in a revamped AFLX in 2019. The...

In City of Churches, women’s AFL dreams become reality

The Adelaide Crows are leading the way with a new program to help Indigenous women fulfil their AFL dreams. An academy has been launched in...

Indigenous knight’s legacy lives on

The AFL’s Indigenous Round will be called the Sir Doug Nicholls Round for another two years. The sport’s governing body has honoured Nicholls, the first...

Keep an eye on these talented blokes this summer

The women’s Big Bash League cricket competition started last month and now it’s the men’s turn. BBL 08 begins this week and we thought...